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When it was first published, Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art changed the way the culinary world viewed Japanese cooking, moving it from obscure ethnic food to haute cuisine. Twenty-five years later, much has changed. Japanese food is a favorite of diners around the world. Not only is sushi as much a part of the Western culinary scene as burgers, bagels, and burritos, but some Japanese chefs have become household names. Japanese flavors, ingredients, and textures have been fused into dishes from a...
In the early hours of an April morning, Maya stumbles into the path of an oncoming bus. A tragic accident? Or suicide? Her grief-stricken husband, Adrian, is determined to find out. Maya had a job she enjoyed; she had friends. They'd been in love. She even got on with his two previous wives and their children. In fact, they'd all been one big happy family. But before long Adrian starts to identify the dark cracks in his perfect life. Because everyone has secrets. And secrets have consequences. Some...
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Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness of a vacuum the laws of nature conspired to create a naked ape that can look up at the stars and wonder where it came from. What is a human being? Objectively, nothing of consequence. Particles of dust in an infinite arena, present for an instant in eternity. Clumps of atoms in a universe with more galaxies than people. And yet a human being is necessary for the question...
OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.
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RoboCop is one of the most iconic characters and movie franchises in cinema. A pop culture icon, with three movies, TV spin-offs, and a blockbuster re-envisioning, this will be the first comprehensive book on the sci-fi classic. This official, illustrated history will include stills and never before seen behind the scenes images, artwork and designs, as well as script extracts and new interviews.
OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed folding map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities including walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage, the OS Explorer map series details information essential in the great outdoors, including youth hostels, pubs and visitor information. Rights of way fences, permissive paths and bridleways are clearly shown, ensuring you have the best information to get the most out of your time in the countryside...
This is the first Key Words with Peter and Jane book, from Ladybird. Key Words with Peter and Jane uses the most frequently met words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently. The Key Words reading scheme is scientifically researched and world renowned. Book 1a introduces Peter and Jane in 16 new words including 'and', 'I', 'likes' and 'has'. Once this book has been completed, the child moves on to book 1b. The Key Words with Peter and Jane books...
Create your own adorable adornments with Clay Charms. Charm bracelets are always in style and this book shows girls how to customize their own bracelet with more than 30 different clay charm designs. Budding jewellers can learn how to make custom charms, bake them in an ordinary oven, add shine with the special glaze, and then attach your creations to the included bracelet.
The 2012-2013 jumps season was memorable in many ways, but the figure who dominated the season was trainer Nicky Henderson. Horses such as triple Champion Hurdle winner See You Then, Remittance Man and Fondmort had already made Henderson one of the legends of jump racing, but in the 2012-2013 season he sent out the winners of big race after big race. The book celebrates these equine stars and the man who sent them out, in words and fabulous pictures. Top of the list is Sprinter Sacre whose superstar...
Once in a blue moon a book is published that changes irrevocably the face of things. White Heat is one such book. Since it was originally produced in 1990, it has gone on to become one of the most enduring classic cookbooks of our time. With its unique blend of outspoken opinion, recipes and dramatic photographs by the late legendary photographer Bob Carlos Clarke, White Heat captures the magic and spirit of Marco Pierre White in the heat of his kitchen. This 25th anniversary edition features brand...
This journal has allowed me to express my anger and sadness in a healthy way. This book has also helped me whenever I get stressed as I can escaped to this book and get lost in the activities. This book has quite literally changed my life.
Alfie Rabbit is helping his mummy in the garden. His world turns from real to imagined, as a gatefold spread is opened. Now he's in the jungle! He's a lion on the prowl, an elephant spraying water from his trunk, and a little bird flying home to his nest ...to have a nap with Mummy! A delightful book for toddlers, celebrating their irrepressible imagination, with exquisite illustrations featuring all sorts of garden - and jungle! - creatures.
What you are is what you eat - and everyone wants to be healthy and look their best. Gordon Ramsay - super-fit chef, marathon runner and high-energy television presenter - is a great advertisement for eating well and staying in the peak of good health. In this book, he has put together over 100 dishes that are completely in tune with the way we want to eat today - packed with fresh ingredients cooked in the most healthy way to achieve maximum flavour. Geared around our daily lives, Gordon...
An adorable collection of pocket-sized board books for pint-sized readers! The Candle Library set includes six individual books re-telling the story of Christmas. Each eight page story is written in clear and simple text with charming illustrations by Marie Allen. Stories include: Mary's Visitor, Joseph's Journey, The Borrowed Stable, The Shepherd's Visit, The Wise Man's Quest, Three Gifts
The full-color remastering of the Scott Pilgrim epic continues! It's summertime, but who can relax? Scott's relationship with Ramona Flowers is sweeter than ever, but he's still got girl troubles, seven evil ex-boyfriends still want to kill him, and worst of all, now Ramona wants him to get a job! Kicks, punches, rock & roll, subspace, half-ninjas, experience points, samurai swords, girly action, and laughable attempts to seek gainful employment are all that stand in the way of Scott Pilgrim getting...
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The Oxford School Spanish Dictionary in this handy pocket format is the perfect bilingual dictionary for pupils learning Spanish. The two sides of the dictionary are clearly divided into Spanish-English and English-Spanish, with essential verb tables in the centre with useful English translations for the different tenses. The vocabulary is carefully selected to suit pupils finishing primary and going on to secondary school, including up-to-date computing and ICT terms. In line with curriculum requirements...
Discover the secret science behind the coolest inventions. "How Cool is This?" is an exciting introduction to inventions and technology. It's packed with delights such as glow sticks and exploding bubbles, modern mysteries like e-ink and wind turbines and familiar objects from crash helmets to fireworks. You'll discover something fascinating while seeing familiar objects in a new light through cutting-edge 3D xrays and high-speed photography. If you're a future inventor, this is the perfect book...
Phil 'The Power' Taylor is the uncontested king of darts, his sixteen world championship titles between 1990 and 2013 far outclassing anything else the game has seen. He started out as a protege of Eric Bristow, the Crafty Cockney, having wandered into his Burslem pub with a set of darts his wife had given him for his birthday. At that time Taylor was earning GBP52 a week working in a ceramics factory and hardly played. But jaws dropped and pint mugs tipped over as this newcomer suddenly unleashed...
1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes arrive home to find a stone. The stone is inscribed with the same name that they last saw in the Tokyo garden of the future emperor of Japan. It is the first indication that the investigation they did for him a year ago might not be as complete as they had thought. In Japan there were spies; in Oxford there are dreams. In both places, there is a small, dark-haired woman, and danger ...
"It's nearly 50 years ago that my book of conceptual instructions Grapefruit was first published. In these pages I'm picking up where I left off. After each day of sharing the instructions you should feel free to question, discuss, and/or report what your mind tells you. I'm just planting the seeds. Have fun." - Yoko Ono Legendary avant-garde icon Yoko Ono has inspired generations of artists and performers. In Acorn, she offers enchanting and thought-provoking exercises that open our eyes-and all...
Mr Tumble is funny! Now you can make him and his friends, Aunt Polly and Grandad Tumble even funnier with this fantastic sticker book. Mix and match the stickers to create funny faces for all your friends at Something Special. With reusable stickers to play with again and again and a special spotty bag page at the back of the book to keep all your stickers on!
A collection of six timeless, classic stories: The Story of Heidi, Little Women, The Railway Children, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and The Wizard of Oz.
Simply everything you need to know to learn something new. Ever wanted to learn more about astronomy but don't know where to begin? You can learn step-by-step with A Little Course in Astronomy, part of the popular series of learning guides from DK that explain everything and assume nothing. You can learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. A Little Course in Astronomy takes you from complete beginner to being able to identify stars, planets and other objects in...
Keep your Kindle tablet protected from the elements with this handmade-and-stitched slim design Waterstones cover, complete with lifetime warranty. This striking brown cover is made from the finest quality faux leather with a soft, inner lining and features reusable grip-tape technology to keep your Kindle securely in place and free from everyday scratches and bumps. The cover also features an adjustable stand function allowing you to stand your Kindle tablet in landscape mode for ease of viewing.
There's nothing that can't be built in Minecraft, but with so many possibilities, where do you start? And how will you ever match the creative style of the experts? The official Minecraft Construction Handbook is packed with tips and step-by-step instructions from master build team FyreUK. You'll learn how to construct houses, bridges, ships, floating islands and rollercoasters of the highest quality. Plus, check out some of the most awe-inspiring community builds to fuel your own creative genius...
A little learning library using artwork from Eric Carle's classic, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". Introducing first concepts, this wonderful board book collection makes a perfect first library. Each book is filled with Eric Carle's much-loved collage art and large, simple text. Ideal for little hands to hold the sturdy board pages are durable enough to withstand the rough and tumble of toddlers. Preschoolers will love learning with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"! Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling...
Hit-Girl spins off into her own blood-soaked saga! Mindy tries to settle down as a regular schoolgirl, but really wants to be dispensing justice to the scum of New York. She takes Kick-Ass on as her sidekick, and, in return,he is helping her to survive school - without spilling anyone's blood. But when Kick-Ass gets benched, leaving her to face the mafia solo, even Hit-Girl may be in over her head.
The aftermath of war, and the slow dawning of a new era of freedom and opportunity, shape the destinies of the Cazalets in the final volume of this magnificent family saga. Polly, Clary and Louise, now grown up, are ready to discover the truth about the adult world. While Rupert, Hugh and Edward must make the choices that will decide their own - and the family's - future. For the Cazalets, and all those close to them, one end is another beginning ...Casting off is the fourth volume of The Cazalet...
"The Roald Dahl Treasury" is a delightful collection by and about Roald Dahl, the great storytelling genius. This wonderful collection is divided into four themed sections - Animals; Magic; Family, Friends and Foes; and Matters of Importance. Illustrated in full colour by Dahl's favourite illustrator, Quentin Blake, as well as other leading artists (Raymond Briggs, Babette Cole and Ralph Steadman), this treasure trove of extracts, poems, letters and memoirs introduces some of Dahl's best-loved characters...
From its first publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe has been printed in over 700 editions. It has inspired almost every conceivable kind of imitation and variation, and been the subject of plays, opera, cartoons, and computer games. The character of Crusoe has entered the consciousness of each succeeding generation as readers add their own interpretation to the adventures so thrillingly 'recorded' by Defoe. Praised by eminent figures such as Coleridge, Rousseau and Wordsworth, this perennially popular...
London and Sussex, 1942. The English family in turmoil ...The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life. Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in their own lives ...Confusion is the third volume in The Cazalet Chronicles. The next novel in the series...
Are you having a bad day? Is life getting you down? Do you wish you could go back to bed? Sounds like you've got a cute emergency on your hands! With over a million followers, the Cute Emergency Twitter feed brings sunshine into people's lives every day. Cute Emergency is dedicated to trawling the internet and rooting out the sweetest animal photos in existence: from sleeping kittens, to tiny piglets, to heart-melting puppies. Now, for the first time, this charming book gathers together the very...
Otto Hundebiss is tired of war, but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a web of dark magic and mystery. He meets the beautiful Safire - pure of heart and spirit, the scheming Mistress Jabber and the terrifying Lady of the Nail. He learns the powers of the tinderbox and the wolves whose master he becomes. But will all the riches in the world bring him the thing he most desires? Fairy tales are often the cruellest...
To call 'David Copperfield' Dickens' most balanced novel, or the one most perfectly representative of his genius, is not to imply blandness, unless, that is, you are one of those people who finds gyroscopes boring because they do not fall over. It is the Goldilocks Dickens: not too facetious, not too gloomy, but just right. I cannot call it my favourite; it is, however, the one I would instantly recommend to someone who gave up on Dickens at school, and wishes now to give him a second chance.By ...
In an eighteen-year playing career for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest (under Brian Clough), Manchester United (under Sir Alex Ferguson) and Celtic, Roy Keane dominated every midfield he led to glory. Aggressive and highly competitive, his attitude helped him to excel as captain of Manchester United from 1997 until his departure in 2005. Playing at an international level for nearly all his career, he represented the Republic of Ireland for over fourteen years, mainly as team captain, until an incident...
People are taught to be separate from one another and to compete to get ahead, that they are not good enough the way they are. This work provides a spiritual travel guide back to the truth people were born with and and shows how to accept back into their hearts the love that has been denied.
An introduction to the lives and works of 35 of the world's most famous artists, including van Gogh, Picasso and Dali. The book includes reproductions of the artists' creations, as well as photographs of the artists at work, their personal belongings, homes and places that were important to them.
The naturally clumsy Sister Asia and taciturn cutie Koneko form an unlikely devilish duo in this spin-off of the mega-hit High School DxD! The two head out to answer summons from humans with requests, but...th-th-they want Koneko and Sister Asia to do what?! These two little devil beauties get to work! But can they really fulfill every desire?!
Robin Lane Fox's "Travelling Heroes: Greeks and their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer" proposes a new way of thinking about ancient Greeks, showing how real-life journeys shaped their mythical tales. The tales of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. But where did they originate? Esteemed classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime's knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, to open up the age of Homer. His acclaimed history explores how the intrepid seafarers...
Alice-Miranda is so excited to be in Paris! Along with lots of her school friends, she's going to be singing in a choir at the city's famous Fashion Week. But some of France's best-known designers are hiding secrets, and when some very expensive fabric is stolen just days before the show, Alice-Miranda realizes there's a darker side to the lights, glitz and glamour of Paris. Can she put things right in time?
Is this the right book for me? This is the perfect introduction for beginners who want to learn the essential principles behind Tai Chi without overcomplicated instructions or confusing detail. You will learn the basic ideas and get into the Tai Chi way of thinking before picking up the 'form' and exercises through a series of simple illustrations designed for all abilities, leaving you with the perfect antidote to the stresses of 21st-century life. Find Peace with Tai Chi includes: Chapter 1: Background...
"A crew of scurvy pirates were lurking in the dark, savage as the stormy sea and greedy as a shark. They climbed aboard that flying sleigh and did a dreadful thing...They tied poor Father Christmas up with gift wrap and with string!" This delightful, twisted Christmas tale sees Father Christmas being captured by scurrilous robot pirates. The pirates then set about stealing the sleigh, pilfering the presents and generally ruining the holiday. What sort of Christmas morning is in store? Can anyone...
A brand-new series from bestselling author Holly Webb. Be careful which door you open. Everyone thinks Emily's house is cool. It has so many different doors and everything is mismatched and sometimes it feels like maybe the walls have moved. But that would be silly. Of course they couldn't have...But little do people realize that behind some doors lie other worlds, full of magic and wonder. And Emily is soon going to discover this for herself...
A fantastic new title with wipe-clean pages and a special pen, loaded with special activities to help children learn their first ABCs. This title includes each activity that is specially designed to help children learn to read and write either by themselves or with the help of a parent or carer. Activities include tracing the letters to help improve handwriting and doodling to complete the simple letter-themed scenes. It includes each brightly-illustrated page that is wipe-clean so that children...
Art introduces readers to 100 of the world's most important artists and their paintings, from the 13th century to the modern era. Works by artists including Caravaggio, Vermeer, van Gogh and Warhol are reproduced in superb high quality, arranged chronologically and set in their historical context by Susie Hodge's concise and readable narrative. Including explanations of key periods in art history - from the Early Renaissance to Dutch Realism, and from Rococo to Pop Art - a guide to the world's best...
We live in the age of creativity. It is integral to everything we do. It inspires innovation, improving our environment, our products, our businesses and the quality of our lives. The UK has become a creative nation, renowned throughout the world. This book argues that cultural and creative activities should form a vital part of the everyday lives of young people - that they are academically, physically, socially and emotionally enriching. Encompassing archaeology, architecture and the built environment...
As Christmas 1938 approaches, the staff at the Nightingale Hospital have their own wishes for the festive season. Ward sister Frannie Wallace is hoping she won't have to live through another war like the one that claimed her beloved fiance. But with bomb defences going up all around London, it seems as if her hopes are in vain. Staff Nurse Helen Dawson wants to find happiness again after the death of her husband Charlie. A handsome stranger seems to offer the chance she wants. But is she looking...
This is a delightful animal-themed companion to the delightful "Baby's Very First Playbook". The pages are specially designed to be visually stimulating with simple, colourful illustrations and lots of things to look at. Babies will love spotting the animals, exploring the touchy-feely textures, running their fingers along diecut lines and peeping though holes.
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Angelica the Angel Fairy makes sure we all treat each other kindly at Christmas time. But when Jack Frost steals her magic items, everyone from Brownies to the residents of an old folks' home start acting up! Can Kirsty and Rachel restore order in time for Christmas?
AQA GCSE English Literature: Poetry and Anthology resources provide a step-by-step approach to mastering the skills of reading and responding to poetry and short stories, including a section dedicated to the unseen element of the specification. The online resources include:
Play peekaboo with your baby and hear them giggle in delight as hidden surprises are revealed Peekaboo! Rainbow introduces your baby to an exciting array of colours in a fun peekaboo format. It introduces your baby to their new favourite book and watch as they learn about basic colours in a stimulating and fun way. Each lift-the-flap page reveals a new favourite colour; along with baby-appropriate touch-and-feel elements such as sparkly foil, mirrors and soft fabric. The simple text encourages interaction...
Annabel Karmel is the best-selling author of cookbooks for children and their families. Relied on by millions of parents, Annabel knows what children like to eat and how to make family meals as trouble-free as possible. In this collection, Annabel has chosen 100 recipes that will suit kids and grown-ups alike, from healthy breakfast muffins, to tasty tea-time snacks and light meals to nutritious family suppers.
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Packed full with beautiful black and white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death follows the adventures of Ada Ghastly-Gorm in the sequel to the award-winning Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. Preparations for the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party and bake-off are under way. Celebrity cooks are arriving at the hall for the big event and, true to form, Maltravers, the indoor gamekeeper, is acting suspiciously. Elsewhere at Ghastly-Gorm Ada's wardrobe-dwelling...
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This beautifully illustrated bingo game features 64 species of birds from around the world. Spot all kinds of birds from the robin to the puffin and the kookaburra to the splendid fairywren gathers them together to complete your set and bingo! "Bird Bingo" brings a fun and educational twist to the traditional game as players learn the names and colorings of both their favorite species and weird and wonderful exotic birds. This title contains 64 superbly illustrated bingo chips, 1 board, 12 bingo...
"Bert Weedon's Play In A Day" remains one of the world's most successful guitar tutors. It is as much as legend as the stars that have learnt from it including Eric Clapton, Mike Oldfield, Paul McCasrtney, George Harrison, John Lennon, Sting, Brian May, Pete Townshend and many, many others! "Play in a Day" is easy to use, with plenty of tips for selecting the right guitar, the correct amplifier, how to hold your instrument and plenty of tunes and exercises to get to grips with.
Expecting an in-depth Chemistry thesis, I was quite pleasantly surprised by the nature of the book, which held me captivated throughout the duration of reading. I really enjoyed the narrative perspective of the piece; myself, being torn between biochemical inclinations and literary pursuits! Although, this book does remain largely scientific, it contains hints of compassion and culture thrusted into the chemical lattice. It was an inspiring piece, that gave my textbook knowledge of Chemistry, a practical...
Follow the D-Day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and dramatic photographs. This is a unique insight into the D-Day landings 70 years on. Over 90 maps demonstrate how the D-Day landings unfolded, and are accompanied by detailed descriptions of what happened on that momentous day. The Allied landings in Normandy on 6 June 1944 were the greatest amphibious assault in history, requiring almost two years of meticulous planning and the largest co-ordinated mapping...
Storytime books for every age to delight a new mini army of fans: With seriously good stories and irresistible cover finishes, this is pocket money power punching well above its weight.
To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured a tumultuous year of temptation, loss and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which...
The much anticipated final instalment in the bestselling conspiracy thriller trilogy by Simon Toyne, author of SANCTUS: 'Plenty of action, plenty of intrigue and wonderfully imaginative. The sort of novel to devour in one sitting' Kate Mosse. For all fans of Dan Brown. AFTER THE RISE, COMES THE FALL. The forbidden Citadel at the heart of the ancient Turkish city of Ruin opens its gates for the first time in history. Why now, after centuries of secrecy? A deadly disease has erupted within, and threatens...
This concise, abridged edition of Pierre Grimal's celebrated "Dictionary of Classical Mythology" brilliantly distils and captures the essence of Greek and Roman mythology. It is the ideal reference tool for anyone with an interest in the Classics or those seeking to explore the many allusions to its mythology that abound in later literature.
A delightfully illustrated cult novel, literary satire and epic adventure. 'Within the first 15 pages I was carried away by the sheer craziness of it all. Some Minipirates find a baby bear with blue fur inside a walnut shell floating on the ocean towards a giant whirlpool. They rescue him and teach him about knots and waves, and that a good white lie is often considerably more exciting than the truth. Then, when he outgrows their ship to such an extent that he is in danger of sinking it, they abandon...
The final novel in Kim Stanley Robinson's massively successful and lavishly praised Mars trilogy. 'The ultimate in future history' Daily Mail Mars has grown up It is fully terraformed - genetically engineered plants and animals live by newly built canals and young but stormy seas. It is politically independent. A brave and buzzing new world. Most of the First Hundred have died. Those that remain are like walking myths to Martian youth. Earth has grown too much Chronic overpopulation, bitter nationalism...
As most of you know The Wolf of Wall Street is now a major film. Like most films taken from books I always like to read them first before I watch. If you are easily put off by foul and abusive language then this book is certainly not for you. If however you don't mind the language along with corruption, greed, drugs, sex & pure wildness then this is the book for you. Jordan Belfort writes a brutally honest account of his life during the late eighty's into the nineties on how he changed Wall Street...
This charming book introduces young children to words that rhyme, such as Hop and Pop, Cup and Pup, Mouse and House, Tall and Small. And once they have learned to recognize one word, children soon find to their delight they can read another simply by changing the first letter. With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat...
Mind-boggling, frustrating and infinitely rewarding, this latest collection will test your analytical processes to the max. Perfect for filling any spare moment or the daily commute, the Telegraph's Cryptic Crosswords will challenge even the most avid puzzlers. The Telegraph has over 80 years of cryptic crosswords under its belt and this latest collection features some of the finest from its archives.
Now comes "Banangrams! The Official Book", which translates the brain-twisting word fun of the game onto the page, and adds much, much more. Even if you've never dipped your hand into the Bananagrams pouch, the book stands on its own with hours of challenging play. Written by the only three-time National Scrabble Champion, Joe Edley, "Bananagrams!" offers sixteen clever puzzle types, including Banana Trees, where the object is to build word grids based on a theme. It features Banana Splits, a collection...
Give your confidence and employability a boost with this step-by-step support resource for the new Level 5 Leadership qualification and existing managers in Health and Social Care. This book has been developed specifically for work-based learners on the new Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care. Completely tailored to the qualification, all the key information has been set out in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. This resource is also ideal for existing care setting managers looking...
The award-winning, bestselling guide - this new edition will give you the lowdown on how to be a brilliant salesperson. Brilliant Selling will show you how to instantly improve your sales performance. Packed with practical tips and advice from sales professionals who know what works and what doesn't, you will discover trade secrets that will guarantee sales success. As well as learning all the key skills, you will find out how to use your personality to perfect your technique and understand customer...
A diverse collection of poetry which celebrates both England and all that it means to be English - from the rolling hills, to those lost in battle over the centuries, to London's bustling streets and a nation obsessed with the weather. Ode to England encompasses a breadth of poetry from our most renowned writers - such as William Wordsworth, D. H. Lawrence and William Blake - alongside verses from less prestigious names which equally capture many inspiring visions of our 'sceptered isle'. The poems...
E-Squared, the international hit sensation, showed the world that thoughts really can become reality. Following on from this word-of-mouth smash, Pam presents deeper, more powerful proof of the quantum field's fantastic effects. In E-Cubed Pam takes you through 9 more experiments that will prove to you that thoughts create our world, including: greeting ALL experiences with joy (that includes parking tickets!) to open you up to unlimited happiness; testing out the power of specific words for dramatic...
This fabulous collection of 175 protein-packed salads provides a wonderfully nutritious recipes that are perfect for creating fresh and healthy meals. There is something for every occasion in this vibrant book, whether you're looking for an elegant appetizer for a dinner party, a simple low-carb lunch, or a hearty evening meal. Recipes include traditional appetizers, such as Prawn Cocktail, Marinated Herrings, or Carpaccio with Rocket; impressive low-carbohydrate fish dishes, such as Trout & Ginger...
The fifth book in Vivian French's comic fantasy series "Tales from the Five Kingdoms". In this hilarious new story, Gracie and Marcus, our much loved hero and heroine are faced with a zombie who is not only horribly evil but an excruciatingly bad musician. It's nearly Cockenzie Rood Day and Prince Albion wants a grand celebration. But his plans are ruined when he is kidnapped by the terrifying zombie Fiddleduster Squint, who wants to get into the Five Kingdoms. When Squint is refused entry across...
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Sybille Bedford's latest novel walks the borderline between autobiography and fiction. It picks up where A Legacy leaves off, leading us from the Kaiser's Germany into the wider Europe of the 1920s and the limbo between world wars. The narrator, Billi, tells the story of her apprenticeship to life, and of her many teachers: her father, a pleasure-loving German baron; her brilliant, beautiful, erratic English mother; and later, on the Mediterranean coast of France...
Join Hello Kitty as she guides your child in the first steps of learning to read. Hello Kitty makes learning fun and effective. Your child will take the first steps towards learning to read with this enjoyable and easy-to-use book. Packed with Hello Kitty reward stickers to help motivate your child!
For millennia, the seaways have carried our goods, cultures and ideas, the terrors of war and the bounties of peace - and they have never been busier than they are today. But though our normality depends on shipping, it is a world which passes largely unconsidered, unseen and unrecorded. Out of sight, in every lonely corner of every sea, through every night, every day, and every imaginable weather, tiny crews of seafarers work the giant ships which keep landed life afloat. These ordinary men (and...
8th April 2009 was just an ordinary day for 53 -year-old Richard Phillips, captain of the United States-registered cargo vessel, the Maersk Alabama, as it headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, two hundred or so miles off the east coast of Africa, armed Somali pirates attacked and boarded the freighter. It was the first time an American cargo ship had been hijacked in over 200 years. What the pirates didn't expect was that the crew would fight back, nor did they expect Captain...
This is delightful little book about the bumblebee, written by Goulson, one of the few people who are experts on this amazing insect. In the book he explains about the different species that we have in this country, and outlines some of the research projects that he has been doing on the populations of these bees, re-introduction programmes and other projects that his students have undertaken. He writes about a property that he bought in France, that he is turning the brass back into a wildlife meadow...
A set of two large Moleskine Volant notebooks, with white covers and ruled pages. The acid free paper pages are thread-bound, and the last 16 sheets are detachable - perfect for loose notes.
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Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency in four hilarious and action-packed stories from the creator of the "Alex Rider" series. It's a dangerous life being the younger brother of the world's worst private detective - but Nick Diamond has survived...so far. However, these four mysteries are set to test his survival instincts to the full: a school reunion on a remote Scottish island, a dream holiday to Paris, an investigation into the whereabouts of a man in a blurry...
This is a sumptuous addition to the exciting "Usborne Sticker" dressing series. You can travel back in time and find out what kings and queens have worn through the ages, from Nefertiti's elaborate double crown, and Catherine the Great's sumptuous gown to Elizabeth II's coronation regalia. With over 150 stickers to choose from, you can dress each regal figure in accurate historical costumes, including medieval ermine-lined robes, Elizabethan lace ruffs and an Indian Mughal headdress.
New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. 'Bother that cat!' Mog always seems to be in trouble. She forgets that she has a cat flap and she forgets that she has already eaten her supper. But, one night, Mog's forgetfulness comes in very handy...
Collins Complete DIY Manual has sold over 3 million copies and is the most comprehensive and authoritative DIY manual ever produced. For novices, DIY enthusiasts or professionals, this essential book continues to be the most in-depth, up-to-date and user-friendly DIY book on the market, covering everything from decorating and repairs to electricity, plumbing and much more. This fully updated version features an even more accessible design to help you navigate easily through the info, and thousands...
'I was born in 1939. The other big event of that year was the outbreak of the Second World War, but for the moment, that did not affect me.' In the first instalment of Clive James's memoirs, we meet the young Clive, dressed in short trousers, and wrestling with the demands of school, various relatives and the occasional snake, in the suburbs of post-war Sydney. His adventures are hilarious, his recounting of them even more so, in this -- the book that started it all ...'You can't put it down once...
The Fauverie of this book is the big-cat house in the Jardin des Plantes zoo. But the word also evokes the Fauves, 'primitive' painters who used raw colour straight from the tube. Like The Zoo Father, Petit's acclaimed second collection, this volume has childhood trauma and a dying father at its heart, while Paris takes centre stage - a city savage as the Amazon, haunted by Aramis the black jaguar and a menagerie of wild animals. Transforming childhood horrors to ultimately mourn a lost parent...
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