Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary - Hardback - 9780241198919 - DK
    FAVD 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £3.49
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    One of the most-anticipated films in recent memory, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken all kinds of records. If you're a Star Wars fanatic and want to know more about new characters including Finn, Rey and Kylo Ren, then this Visual Dictionary is for you.

    The big, fact-filled book also casts an eye over the old favourites who are returning from the original trilogy including Harrison Ford's Han Solo, Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia and everyone's favourite droids (before BB-8 span along, at least), R2-D2 and C-3PO. It also provides extensive information on the other aliens and creatures who make up the cast of Episode VII.

    With beautiful photography and clear and insightful text written by Lucasfilm insider Pablo Hidalgo, this encyclopedia explains all the details of the costumes, weapons and accessories you will see on the big screen.
  • Gino's Pasta - Paperback - 9780857832115 - Gino D'Acampo
    Gino D'Acampo
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    As people the world over know, pasta's huge variety of shapes, textures and flavours make it the perfect basis for every type of meal. In Gino's Pasta Gino D'Acampo, the master of modern Italian cooking, celebrates his homeland's most famous food export with an inspirational collection of 100 mouth-watering recipes that includes classics such as carbonara, puttanesca and ragu alla bologonese, as well as new twists on old favourites such as lasagne, macaroni and spaghetti vongole. Divided into six chapters - Fresh and Filled Pasta, Dried Pasta, Baked Pasta, Like Mama Used to Make, Pasta on the Go, and Pasta for those with Allergies - it includes everything from comforting baked pasta dishes, to spicy seafood and healthy vegetarian options, even desserts! Including an introduction by nutritionist Juliette Kellow explaining the many health benefits of pasta - it is a low-salt, low GI food - each recipe has been nutritionally analysed, demonstrating that pasta is not the fattening option it was once thought to be and can be enjoyed at every meal.
  • James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters - Paperback - 9780241237984 - DK
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    Fully updated and presented in a paperback format, James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters is a lavish film-by-film guide that boasts the most impressive visual collection of James Bond movie posters to date.

    Including Skyfall and Spectre, this book features a host of rare and sought-after posters as well as spectacular, unused concept artwork, unique teasers and lobby cards from virtually every country where Bond movies have screened.

    A celebration of cinema's most famous spy, this book will make the perfect gift for any 007 fan that you know.
  • The Higgidy Cookbook - Hardback - 9781782062899 - Camilla Stephens
    Camilla Stephens
    • £4.49
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    100 heart-warming recipes for pies, quiches, tarts, puds and more that you can make for your friends and family at home, all from award-winning Higgidy Pies founder Camilla Stephens. Extremely popular in supermarkets up and down the country, Higgidy Pies use good quality, delicious ingredients and each one is individually shaped and filled by hand, making a traditional and unbeatable meal! Here, Camilla shares her passion which first created the Higgidy Pie with a range of easy-to-make recipes. From simple suppers to quirky quiches, party pies to delectable desserts, the book features Mini Beef Wellingtons, a Giant Gruyere & Ham Parcel, Lemony Asparagus & Ricotta Tart and the gorgeous Salted Pecan Fudge Pie. Each comforting recipe is sure to be loved (and devoured!) by everyone you know...
  • The Literature Book - Hardback - 9780241015469
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    A book all about books, The Literature Book showcases the greatest reads of all time.

    Featuring over 100 bestselling books from all over the world, there are detailed plot summaries of classics including The Great Gatsby and Frankenstein.

    Complemented by stunning images and inspirational quotes, The Literature Book also delves into the famed fiction of acclaimed authors and provides literary criticism of their work.
  • Collins Complete Artist's Manual - Paperback - 9780007528110 - Simon Jennings
    Simon Jennings
    • £4.79
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    Suitable for mature teens and adults, The Complete Artist's Manual is a definitive guide to the materials and techniques that can be used when it comes painting and drawing.

    Covering all the elements, this book also covers colour composition and the different kinds of media that are available, as well as offering a structured painting course which will help beginners move onto more advanced projects.

    Visually rich, exciting, practical and comprehensive, this is a great addition to any artist's studio.

    Please note this book contains content that may not be deemed suitable for children.
  • Cleaning & Laundry Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781849756266 - Cindy Harris
    Cindy Harris
    • £3.49
    • RRP £19.98
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    • Just £1.75 per book
    Cleaning and laundry are chores that most would consider a less-than-enjoyable experience. But the benefits of a well-maintained and cleaned home certainly outweigh the spent efforts and with the help of these two books, readers can turn their home into an inviting space while rediscovering the simple pleasures of housekeeping.

    Ideal for the house-proud person in your life or a student soon to be living away from home for the first time, this set of helpful how-to books makes for the perfect household cleaning guide and provides daily, weekly, monthly and annual checklists for helping to keep them organised.

    Providing helpful information from when to dust shelves to when to use pre-wash detergents, the books will prove to be invaluable resources.
  • Crap Towns Returns - Hardback - 9781848662223 - Sam Jordison
    Sam Jordison
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    Ten years after it first lifted the lid on Britain's best Crap Towns, Crap Towns Returns showcases the latest planning disasters, urban blights and posh blighters that have disfigured our nation.

    With tongue firmly in cheek, Sam Jordison and Dan Kieran turn their attentions to the likes of Thetford, where throwing cucumbers at pedestrians is acceptable; Southampton, where people casually smoke drugs on public transport; and Bacup, the town which long claimed to have the shortest street in Britain but recently lost the title to a shorter street in Wick. After hearing this, the locals furiously complained that their rival's street was only 'a corner'... A very funny read.
  • Desert Island Discs - Hardback - 9780593070079 - Mitchell Symons
    Mitchell Symons
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    Written by Mitchell Symons to celebrate 70 years of the hit BBC Radio 4 programme, Desert Island Discs: Flotsam & Jetsam is the ultimate trivia book for fans of the show as it features a whole range of fascinating facts and figures from its extensive archives. Spanning the early years with Roy Plomley through to the present day, the hardback takes the reader through seven decades of wonderful entertainment that includes information on who chose what, and why. From Beethoven and The Beatles to chessboards and chocolate, this is the perfect companion guide to a national treasure.
  • The Edible Balcony - Paperback - 9781856269469 - Alex Mitchell
    Alex Mitchell
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    Whether you live in the heart of a city or simply have a limited amount of available space, The Edible Balcony is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fresh produce whatever your surroundings.

    After cultivating her own oasis atop her London flat, Alex Mitchell shares her own tried-and-tested techniques - including both growing and recycling tips - on how to create your own 'grow zone' wherever you are.

    Packed with stunning images, exciting methods and inspirational plant-growing advice, the book serves not only as a practical guide for helping you transform your balcony, but also provides all of the inspiration you need to improve your diet and make the most of the great outdoors - no matter how grand or petite your outdoor spaces are.
  • 50 Walks in Derbyshire - Paperback - 9780749575663 - AA Publishing
    AA Publishing
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    Featuring a variety of mapped walks to suit every level of ability, AA 50 Walks: Derbyshire is the must-own guide for hikers and ramblers - or even those looking to begin their quest into one of Britain's favourite leisure activities. Accompanied by fascinating history, detailed information on the area's wildlife and annotations for local points of interest, the book summarises every walk - with need-to-know specifics such as distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, types of surface, access, dog friendliness and much more...

    Produced in association with the AA, the book is a practical guide to the nation's most stunning natural landscape, with detailed information you can trust.
  • 50 Walks in Herefordshire & Worcestershire - Paperback - 9780749574017 - Nick Reynolds (Professor of De
    Nick Reynolds (Professor of De
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    Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities and 50 Walks in Herefordshire and Worcestershire contains a variety of mapped walks, varying in length from 2 to 10 miles, that are suitable for all abilities. Each walk featured in the book includes a summary of its distance, the time it takes to complete it, its kind of terrain and whether there is parking available. With full-colour maps and clear route directions, this is a fantastic resource for both residents and visitors to the famous counties. There is also fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and local points of interest are featured too.
  • Ireland: the Autobiography - Hardback - 9781844881581 - John Bowman
    John Bowman
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    Ireland: The Autobiography offers a fresh, vivid take on the last century of Irish life through a brilliant collection of eyewitness accounts and recollections. Broadcaster and historian John Bowman has spent years mining archives, diaries and memoirs to create a remarkably varied and intense mosaic of voices and perspectives. Collectively, they give us an image of Ireland unlike anything we've read before.
  • Knitted Animal Hats - Paperback - 9781908862549 - Fiona Goble
    Fiona Goble
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    Combining simple knitting techniques with soft, colourful yarn, you can create 35 fantastic, cute and cuddly animal hats with the help of the 35 unique designs in Knitted Animal Hats.

    From hats for tiny babies including Buzzy Bee, Tweet the Robin, and Rudy the Rabbit, to something cosy for the bigger little ones like Blizzard the Reindeer and Otto the Octopus, the superbly simple designs - with easy to follow instructions - are ideal for those who have just started knitting as their new hobby.

    With clear step-by-step instructions and photographs to help out with the all-important creature features, the book is the perfect partner for beginner knitters - or the more-experienced knitter who may be in need of a little inspiration.
  • A Little Course in Knitting - Hardback - 9781409326786 - DK
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    Learn a new skill in no time with DK's A Little Course in Knitting. The book offers a practical and inspirational course in learning how to knit and will allow you to learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. A beginner's introduction, the guide covers the basics of knitting and will allow you to build on what you've learnt with over 30 beautiful projects to try out - from cushions and scarves to mittens, coasters and blankets. There are also step-by-step pictures to follow and practice projects and stitch guides to ensure you are on the right track.
  • A Little Course in Yoga - Hardback - 9781409351030
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    Expensive gym memberships and pricey classes can be a thing of the past with this comprehensive and easy-to-follow Little Course in Yoga from the experts at DK. Highly practical, fully illustrated and helpfully structured, in just eight weeks you can master the basics of yoga. Learn at your own pace and in your own time to perfect the techniques you need to start in yoga. Staring simply, perfecting the basics and then building on what you've learnt, you'll soon be showing off 49 yoga poses and 12 sequences with this guide. Starting with the cobra and downward dog, then moving on to the warrior lunge, and taking your capabilities further with the dolphin and rocking bow, you'll be on the right track to success and feel a hugely positive uplift in your health and well-being with this Little Course book.
  • Olive: 100 of the Very Best Quick Healthy Meals - Paperback - 9781409162285 - Olive Magazine
    • £2.49
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    From seasonal salads to meat-free meals, the 100 recipes in this little book from the makers of Olive magazine all come in at under 500 calories and taste simply sensational.

    Triple tested by the Olive experts, every dish included in the cookbook is delicious and among the highlights are Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa, Spicy Prawn Linguine and Thai Smoked Trout Salad.

    With easy-to-follow instructions and pictures to help indicate what you should be aiming for, this is a book for anyone who wants to eat healthier food but refuses to compromise on flavour.
  • Crochet Step by Step - Hardback - 9781409364184 - Sally Harding
    Sally Harding
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    Needlecraft expert Sally Harding's Crochet Step by Step will provide you with all the tools, techniques and stitches you need to create beautiful and original crocheted items. With clear photographs, the book offers step-by-step instructions for over 100 stitches and techniques and there is a foolproof guide to help beginners get started with crochet. Also suitable for experienced crocheters who want to refresh their skills, the book contains 20 contemporary projects for you to try out, ranging from simple throws and cushions to beanies and baby toys.
  • 500 Soups - Hardback - 9780857622211 - Susannah Blake
    Susannah Blake
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    Find the perfect soup for every meal and occasion with 500 Soups, a handy little book packed with clear and easy-to-follow recipes. Every page is filled with ideas and tips for all kinds of soup, as well as advice on ingredients and techniques. From casual weekend lunches to simple suppers and sophisticated starters, there's sure to be something to appeal to all tastes, from hot chicken noodle soup to Vietnamese Pho and Moroccan Harira.
  • The Homemade Apothecary - Hardback - 9780857833730 - Kim Walker
    Kim Walker
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    Full of healing herbal remedies, The Handmade Apothecary is the book for anyone who wants to learn how to grow herbs and discover their medicinal properties.

    Providing a natural alternative to shop-bought drugs, the recipes in this book can help you improve immunity and benefit general health. Vicky Chown and Kim Walker, the authors of this book, combine the traditional uses of herbs with modern scientific understanding to show you how to use them to improve your general well-being.

    With advice on what each herb can be used for (e.g. roses help grieving and anxiety; elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature), this book is full of guidance, tips and tried-and-tested recipes.
  • Queen Bees - Hardback - 9781473618022 - Sian Evans
    Sian Evans
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    Written with humour and style by Sian Evans, Queen Bees is a book that looks at the lives of six remarkable society hostesses and the powerful impact they made on social history.

    The women covered in the book are Lady Astor, who went on to become the first female MP, Mrs Greville, who cultivated a relationship with Edward VII, and Lady Londonderry, Lady Cunard, Laura Corrigan and Lady Colefax.

    During the aftermath of the First World War, the previously strict hierarchies of the British class system had been weakened and a number of ambitious women had made sure it was their time. Taking their place at the top of society as great hostesses, they ruled over London from their dining tables and salons, entertaining all kinds of powerful people and celebrities.

    This is the story of a form of societal revolution, and the extraordinary women who helped it happen. Extraordinary women whose influence can still be felt today.
  • Scotland the Best 100 Places - Hardback - 9780007943272 - Peter Irvine
    Peter Irvine
    • £5.99
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    A stunning celebration of Scotland at its most beautiful, bestselling Scotland: The Best... author Peter Irvine hand-picks his favourite places to walk, eat and sleep in Scotland: The Best 100 Places.

    With stunning photographs from some of Scotland's best photographers that capture the stunning scenery and landscape of the country, famous literary and media quotes, a location map and detailed descriptions of the best nearby eating and sleeping options, the book is an ideal guide to the must-see locations that Scotland has to offer.

    A lovely commemorative gift, Scotland: The Best 100 Places is the ultimate guide to the beautiful land of Scotland.
  • My Secret Sister - Hardback - 9780283072031 - Helen Edwards & Jenny Lee Smit
    Helen Edwards & Jenny Lee Smit
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    Helen Edwards suffered a traumatic childhood, suffering years of abuse at the hands of her neglectful mother and violent father. Adopted at six weeks old, Jenny Lee Smith was smothered in love and support as a child, becoming a golfing champion, but she always knew something was missing...

    In her fifties, Jenny decided to search her birth family and found her sister Helen. The siblings together searched for the truth about Jenny's birth - in turn uncovering a legacy of secrets that changed everything Helen knew about her family.

    My Secret Sister is an inspirational and moving true story about braving your past and not letting difficult times and bitterness define you as a person.
  • Shuffle & Deal - Hardback - 9781781572689 - Tara Gallagher
    Tara Gallagher
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    Do you ever wish you watched less and played more? Shuffle & Deal is a card game book packed with hilarious, evil and deeply addictive games.

    This isn't a book full of old favourites; all of the games selected offer something a bit different - new twists and alternative rules. But Shuffle & Deal is more than a collection of card games. Fun to read and beautiful to look at, it features a collection of stunning artwork dating from medieval times to the present day.

    Alongside the games are historical anecdotes, top tips for winning, and card-speak jargon busters, designed to make everyone an expert.