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  • 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.
  • ITBT 9 years +
    9 years +
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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.
  • 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 are 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.
  • CEHB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • BMA: What's Wrong With Me? - Paperback - 9780241287248 - DK
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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.
  • How to Play the Recorder - Hardback - 9780241196175 - DK
    HTPR 7 years +
    7 years +
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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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BEBK
    DK
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    Bees are not only beautiful, natural insects but they're also vital to human existence. From the experts at DK, The Bee Book celebrates their existence and provides an introduction to beekeeping.

    From their role in nature to how they impact our gardens and what they do in the hive, this book is full of fascinating facts like how a honey bee visits up to 1,000 flowers a day yet only produces one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey in its entire lifetime.

    It also explains how the human race can support and benefit from bees' presence. It describes how intelligent they are and the important but turbulent role of a queen bee. It also includes recipes for home remedies and beauty treatments that make use of honey, wax and propolis. You can even learn how to create a bee 'hotel'.
  • 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.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Ultimate Sticker Collection - Paperback - 9780241281048 - DK
    GGAL 5 years +
    5 years +
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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.
  • WTLW
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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.
  • Battles That Changed History - Hardback - 9780241301937 - DK
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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.
  • LEAD
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    This fully illustrated DK hardback looks at the leaders who have had a lasting impact on the history of the world - from presidents to prophets and conquerers to CEOs.

    It features accessible biographical profiles of good, evil, successful and tragic figures alongside specially commissioned portraits in eye-catchingly bold artwork styles and also contains photographs and infographics any armchair historian will be happy to pore over.

    Among the leaders and legacies you can learn about are Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Elizabeth I, Cleopatra and Emmeline Pankhurst. This immersive book covers their lives, motivations, achievements and innovations.
  • AWOYN 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
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    DKfindout! Stone Age takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in the Stone Ages. The most popular topic on www.dkfindout.com, Stone Ages was added to the national curriculum in 2014. 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 kid that can't get enough of Stone Age facts, DKfindout! Stone Age is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of every aspect of Stone Age life. Discover what Stone Age people wore, sample some of their favourite foods and spot the Stone Age animal. DKfindout! Stone Age will surprise and delight young readers.
  • 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!
  • The Science Book - Paperback - 9780241188064 - DK
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    This book offers an interactive exploration of 24 big science ideas. This comprehensive look at science will teach your child all about twenty seven 'Big Ideas', from atoms to net force. These ideas will help them to connect the dots between what they observe and what they understand. Bursting with facts and close-up graphics, explaining tricky concepts using accessible visuals. Learn about why energy can change but is never lost from looking at a visual of a hybrid car. Seeing is learning - special symbols direct children to over 200 specially created interactive online activities for hands on learning; from interactive art, to virtual labs where they can experiment combining chemicals. It's an incredible look at science.
  • 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.
  • BSBGZ
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    Become a space traveller and explore our Solar System and the Universe beyond in a cool mini encyclopedia that's packed with pictures. With space facts at your fingertips, Pocket Eyewitness Space makes learning about space fun. With more than 170 profiles on planets, stars, meteorites, and moons, you'll soon become an expert on all things space. Look closer at amazing planetary features, such as Jupiter's Red Spot and Mars' Olympus Mons, the tallest mountain in our Solar System. Find out, too, about the scale of the Universe, how telescopes work, see the life cycle of a star, the probes exploring other worlds, and life on the International Space Station orbiting our planet. All this and more can be discovered in Pocket Eyewitness Space, a pocket-sized guide that's out of this world!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • AXWRA Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Hands-on fun awaits you and your toddler as you learn about getting going with My First Busy Town: Let's Get Going! Packed with colourful pictures and activities, your toddler will love discovering a wealth of places to visit and new words to learn. Read it together and help them turn the pages using the easy-grip picture tabs. With bright photographic pictures there is something for every child to enjoy, from a park and supermarket to a building site, while fun-filled questions and word games on every page support early learning. With activities and mix and match games, there's lots for your toddler to engage with in My First Busy Town: Let's Get Going!