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  • ITBT 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
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    All the electricity powering the internet weighs the same as an apricot; the world's biggest truck could carry 90 elephants; and the average person walks up to a distance of more than 64,000 miles in their lifetime.
    DK's It Can't Be True 2 is full of facts that are strange but true - and many of them are backed up by awe-inspiring visual comparisons.

    Mind-boggling from start to finish, this fascinating non-fiction book reveals how all of the world's continents can fit into the pacific ocean; the world's trees could fill North and South America; and a hippo's mouth can open wide enough to swallow a car whole.

    Ideal for those who prefer non-fiction, this is a book that will delight adults just as much as children with its jaw-dropping visuals and incredible facts.
  • Homemade Christmas - Hardback - 9780241294796 - DK
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    If you're planning on giving hand-made gifts this Christmas, then this DK book will show you how to make beautiful cards, gifts, decorations and bakes.

    With step-by-step instructions and plenty of photographs, the projects use techniques ranging from metalwork to bread making and focus on upcycling and using natural materials.

    Enjoy your most creative Christmas yet with this cool craft book.
  • VITH
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    Thinking of going vegan in 2019? Or just cutting down on meat and enjoying a flexitarian diet?

    This cookbook is packed with over 100 vegan dishes that will keep the whole family happy - and you won't have to make a different meal for everyone.

    The delicious dishes make use of meat- and dairy-free alternatives including grains and pulses and can be used for everything from packed lunches to the main meal of the day. Each recipe also has a 'Good Stuff' box that lets you know its nutritional value.
  • Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - Hardback - 9780241232620 - DK
    MVEY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £4.00
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    The Hulk features on the tactile cover of this Marvel book full of incredible trivia, facts and artwork.

    Covering heroes, villains and those characters that flit in-between, it includes bizarre-but-true tales, quirky insights into characters including the Avengers, Spider-Man and Daredevil and so much more.

    From why there are three different colours of Hulk (green, grey and red in case you were asking) to a look at the time that a frog gained Thor's powers, many of these revelations are astounding - and will delight anyone who loves Marvel, no matter what their age.
  • BTCH
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    Armchair historians can read about the most famous battles from the past 3,000 years in this compelling hardback.

    Featuring a foreword from Sir Tony Robinson, it covers ancient battles, Medieval battles, naval battles, the American Civil War, both World Wars, the Cold War and much more beyond. It covers leaders including Alexander the Great, Napoleon and Rommel and also the weapons and strategies that are used.

    This detailed book is packed with maps, paintings and photographs and analyses of how fateful decisions led to glorious victories or crushing defeats.
  • WWWM
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    If you have an ailment or illness and want to identify it quickly while at home, this is the guide for you.

    It has an easy-to-follow, visual symptom checker that will help you recognise the symptoms of what might be wrong and what you should do.

    The head-to-toe visual diagnostic guides will also help you recognise situations that are urgent or potentially life-threatening.
  • TLOE 9 years +
    9 years +
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    • £9.99
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    From prehistoric times through to the Viking era and the history of cinema, this book provides children with a selection of exciting timelines based around world history.

    It's packed with facts and details and plenty of trivia (e.g. the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints) to pore over. All of the timelines are accompanied by stunning illustrations and accessible text.

    From the key breakthroughs of the Industrial Revolution to the defining moments in fashion history, this is a diverse introduction to various aspects of history.
  • CSTP 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
  • ROBT 9 years +
    DK
    9 years +
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    Meet the machines of the future in this brilliant book from DK. Written specially for children, it explains how robots work and how they are made and provides an overview of artificial intelligence throughout history.

    From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, it reveals how robots are playing an increasingly evolving part in our large lives and how they can range from food packers to drones used in battle.

    Showcasing over 100 robots, this book is full of tech panels about their design, production and capabilities and the final chapter looks at what will happen next...
  • SPSY
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    This fully researched and definitive psychology book offers a scientific approach to handling stress in every area of your life.

    Using infographics, questionnaires and constructive advice, this handy book explains the techniques that can help you stay calm and find a more positive mindset, in turn making you happier, healthier and more productive.

    It also encourages you to identify the causes of stress and reframe any unhelpful patterns of thought that are holding you down. It has tips on finding a work-life balance, learning how to deal with an anxiety attack and putting stress in perspective.
  • Writers Their Lives & Works - Hardback - 9780241301944 - DK
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    Bookworms and literature lovers will delve into this compendium full of over 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers including Jane Austen, William Shakespeare and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

    Each author, playwright and poet's profile is accompanied by a stunning portrait and a critical evaluation of their key ideas, themes and techniques.

    From the Middle Ages through to contemporary writers, this book offers a captivating insight into the lives, loves and influences of a number of extraordinary writers.
  • The Awesome Book of Hand and Chalk Lettering - Paperback - 9780241351185 - DK
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    Master the art of hand lettering and the design and composition of phrases on a page by following the creative advice in this incredible art book.

    It has illustrated step-by-step instructions for drawing the letters in 15 designs (from Victorian to 'melting' and circus style) and even gives ideas on embellishing your design. This book also has tips on chalk lettering and ideas for 15 projects and gift ideas including signs and gift tags.

    Serifs and scripts are also covered, along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames and other accents.
  • LEGO CITY Busy Word Book - Hardback - 9780241310076 - DK
    LGBW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    With pictures of Minifigures, vehicles, sets and scenes, children aged 5 and over can build up their knowledge of 500 early words with this awesome LEGO book.

    From police officers catching crooks to firefighters going through their training drills and hot dog sellers cooking up tasty snacks, all the scenes in this book are delightfully busy and all the interesting words are clearly labelled.

    Activities like spotting recurring characters and finding hidden objects will keep children engaged as they learn words that will come in useful in their day-to-day lives.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Ultimate Sticker Collection - Paperback - 9780241281048 - DK
    GGAL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.49
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    The Guardians of the Galaxy made a triumphant return to the big screen this year and this fun book contains over 1,000 stickers of Marvel's cosmic outlaws and their fiendish foes.

    Featuring cool comic book artwork of the likes of Star-Lord, Drax, Gamora, Groot and Rocket Raccoon, this book also contains facts about the characters and their battles as they aim to keep peace in the universe and head off on all kinds of extraordinary adventures.

    The sticker outlines are featured on the pages so children just have to find the right sticker and position it into space. The stickers are also easy to peel and can be used to decorate anywhere else your children want.
  • Flora - Hardback - 9780241254806 - DK
    FLRA
    DK
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    This elegant introduction to botany is packed with beautiful photography and illustrations that explain the mechanics of photosynthesis, the reasons why leaves change colour, how cacti store water and how seeds know when to grow.

    This book also explains how plant roots and leaves communicate with their neighbours and how flowers use colour and scent to interact with - and manipulate - the creatures around them.

    This engaging book celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the plant world and focuses on the trees, flowers and foliage plants that share our planet.
  • Cook Healthy & Quick - Hardback - 9780241262795 - DK
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    A bumper book including over 300 recipes that can be made in minutes, Cook Healthy & Quick is bursting with food that is full of flavour and nutrition.

    Among the delicious recipes on offer are gluten-free dishes, protein-packed family brunches, fast-to-prepare and low-on-sugar treats and green packed lunches. All of them are accompanied by step-by-step recipes and are presented in order of preparation time.

    Colour bands on each recipe page allow you to see the key nutritional benefits at a glance and there are also suggestions for variations that will allow you to introduce new ingredients and flavour combinations.

    Starters including soups, salads and sandwiches; mains including lean meat, fish and pasta; and a hand-picked selection of sides and desserts are all featured.
  • The Magic Show Book - Hardback - 9780241251133 - DK
    TMSB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    • £6.00
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    Abracadabra! This book has everything your children need to put on their own magic show - including the chance to make their own magic wand.

    Full of advice on how to perform mind-boggling illusions, vanishing tricks with cards and coins and much more, it's a bright and bold guide to learning the tricks of the trade.

    Encouraging children aged 8 and over to practise the tricks until they're confident enough to perform them in front of the family, it's a brilliantly interactive book that will surely turn heads. The middle spread even features the 'Astonishing Slicer' - and there are instructions on how to work this.
  • How to Play the Recorder - Hardback - 9780241196175 - DK
    HTPR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.49
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    How to Play the Recorder is a guide from the experts at DK that will help any child learn how they can play the recorder.

    With its gorgeous, colourful design and step-by-step instructions, the book covers the basics of music and then moves through to more challenging music and even shows children how they can play duets on this most popular of first instruments.

    Notes are clearly introduced at the most appropriate stages and there are also musical pieces that progress in difficulty as the book progresses. Extra hints and tips are featured throughout the chapters, too, making this an ideal companion to recorder lessons at schools!
  • LSWI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This LEGO Star Wars book is full of imaginative ideas for out-of-this-galaxy builds.

    From spaceships that take a few minutes to make to customised pod racers and pencil pots shaped like Sith and Jedi that will take a little longer, there are so many builds to make.
  • AAJAQ 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Become a nature explorer with this hands-on kit! From keeping caterpillars to learning how honeybees actually communicate, read the handy spotter's guide to get expert tips on where bugs lurk or try any of the 30 fun projects. Get outside and catch bugs in the field with the trusty bug catcher provided and have fun decorating your books or projects with stickers. Makes bug identification totally Bug-tastic!
  • LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights - Hardback - 9780241232347 - DK
    TBOK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!
  • ASTO
    DK
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    This eye-catching, addictive and informative DK tome will help you understand how to cast and read your own birth chart and interpret the zodiac signs, sun, moon and other planets.

    With sample case studies and eye-catching graphics and visuals, this book covers the key principles of astrology and explains how you can use this ancient art to enhance your health, wealth and well-being.

    This accessible book also offers practical advice on using astrology to handle life's key moments including career changes, starting a family and coping with financial difficulties. It covers the history of astrology and will help you discover your planets, houses, zodiac signs and ascendants.
  • HWPW
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    This DK guide to psychology will help you understand more about the science behind how the human mind works and how people think and act in different situations.

    It's packed with clear, striking visuals that make the inner-workings of the brain easy to understand and also contains information on why humans get anxious and paranoid, as well as the treatments for these issues (CBT, psychoanalysis and therapy).

    A brilliant book for students and those who just have an interest in how the mind works, this detailed book offers easy-to-follow overviews of the likes of behaviourism, cognitive psychology and humanism. It will also help you understand why psychology plays a huge role in various aspects of our lives.
  • AUGZP 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
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    DKfindout! Dinosaurs teaches kids everything they would want to know about the prehistoric world. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! For any child that can't get enough of these fearsome beasts, DKfindout! Dinosaurs is packed with up-to-date information, quizzes, fun facts and incredible images of all their favourite dinosaurs. Discover how fossils are formed, find out which was the biggest dinosaur, and what was the size of a cat. DKfindout! Dinosaurs will let children uncover the ancient animals of our planet.