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How To Draw Portraits

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by Bergin/1
Every person is unique, and in this book you'll find the skills to draw each person's unique facial features, like the expression on their face or the years of experience held in their wrinkles. This books also features tips on drawing accessories like spectacles and hats. The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art projec...
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Oxford, a Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
David Arscott explores the quirky past of one the UK's most important cities. From the Morris Minor to spoonerisms, the boat race to the Oxford bag, this title takes a fascinating tour through the streets of Oxford. Featuring black and white illustrations, witty anecdotes and incredible trivia, readers will be entertained and educated, disovering everything from Oxford's first origins to its presence in pop...
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Yorkshire A Very Peculiar History

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by John Malam
Yorkshire is well known for its miners, pudding and cricket, but Yorkshire: A Very Peculiar History scrapes beyond the surface and past the cliches. Featuring a host of characters from Yorkshire past and present, from Guy Fawkes to Michael Parkinson, it's not all grit and grime! Tracing Yorkshire's history back through Roman and Viking rule, to the various tribes which populated the area in prehistoric tim...
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Royal Weddings, A Very Peculiar History: With added Meghan Markle

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by Macdonald, Fiona
The British Royal Family is a perennial source of fascination around the world, and few aspects of their lives are more celebrated and scrutinised than their weddings. This fascinating, accessible guide to some of the more eventful and momentous royal weddings in history covers everything from the notorious nuptials of Henry VIII to the achingly romantic recent marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton ...
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How To Draw Illustrated Maps

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by Bergin, Mark
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Edinburgh, A Very Peculiar History

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by MacDonald, Fiona
Discover the horrible and hilarious secrets of Edinburgh's chequered (or perhaps tartaned) past. Fiona Macdonald presents a history of Scotland's most powerful city, from ancient to modern, gracious to grimy. Edinbroo! 'Auld Reekie', 'Quite enchanting - like fairlyland!','The Athens of the North', 'Edina, Scotia's darling seat', 'World Festival City'(modest, huh?)' or even a 'Mad God's Dream' of architectur...
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You Wouldn't Want to be in the Great Fire of London

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by Jim Pipe
As if the plague wasn't bad enough, here comes the fiery antidote! As famous diary-keeper Samuel Pepys, you'll witness four days and four nights of fire and live to tell the tale. Find out how people lived in the London of 1666, how they coped in the aftermath and all importantly, whodunnit! - or at least who we think dunnit! "You Wouldn't Want To Be" is a constantly-growing library of exciting titles which...
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England I: A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott David
Readers can discover all about the peculiar history of England from ancient times to Agincourt with volume I of this three-part series. The unfolding story will tell of early hunter-gatherers and the first farmers; of Roman occupation eventually giving way to the often brutal land-hungry Anglo-Saxons; of Viking incursions and the 1066 Conquest by their cousins, the Normans; and of later incomers from all pa...
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The Scribblers Fun Activity Safari Sticker Book

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by Jean-Claude
Decorate each colourful safari scene with stickers from 8 pages of over 250 fantastic designs: featuring lions, elephants, crocodiles and much, much more! Children will have hours of fun accessorising these vivid pages to make them look just the way they want. Each page features things to look for, find and count, along with questions to stimulate young minds. Plus a treasure hunt activity so children can g...
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The Thames, A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Romans in Britain Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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Churchill, A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
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The Beagle with Charles Darwin

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by MacDonald, Fiona
Take an incredible voyage on the Beagle with Charles Darwin. Explore its relevance to the people who built it and the lives that they led. Stunning cut-away illustrations help lead the reader through the often complex historical periods. Written in a clear, concise style. Contents, glossary, and index.
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How to Draw Scotland

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by Bergin, Mark
How to Draw Scotland features step-by-step instructions showing how to draw many of Scotland's most recognised landmarks. Including Edinburgh Castle, Balmoral and Holyrood Palace as well as some well-known Scottish icons, such as a bagpiper and a Highland dancer, this is an essential book for any budding artist who would like to master the art of drawing Scotland.
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You Wouldn't Want to be A Shakespearean Actor

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by Jacqueline Morley
In 16th century London, you start work as an actor at William Shakespeare's theatre, but soon realise it won't be easy. It'll take an excellent memory, a penchant for wearing dresses and a keen eye for avoiding rotten vegetables. But against all odds, you could do well here...just watch where you're pointing that cannon! Humorous illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain...
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London Advanced Colouring Book

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by Lawrence, Ruby
This colouring book provides a creative way to relax. The beautiful line illustrations of scenes from the world-famous city of London have been intricately drawn so you can colour in and personalise to make them your own.
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A 19th Century Railway Station

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by Fiona Macdonald
Step inside one of the marvels of the Victorian age! In the middle of the 19th century, steam railways were the very latest transport technology: fast, comfortable (if you could afford a first-class ticket), safe and reliable. Learn about this triumph of engineering and about the army of workers who laboured long hours to keep it going. A 19th Century Railway Station is an exciting and superbly-illustrated ...
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Scottish Clans: A Very Peculiar History

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by Macdonald Fiona
Scotland! The home of the clans. All around the world, people of Scots heritage proudly claim their 'own' clan membership, name, tartan, ancestral home territory etc etc. To them and to others, the very mention of the word inspires dramatic, romantic and cinematic images. This fascinating book delves into the origins and backgrounds of key Scottish clan names which have formed a part of the country's modern...
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Cats a Very Peculiar History

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by MacDonald, Fiona
Loved and cherished, praised and admired, hated and feared - more than any other domesticated creature, cats provoke extremes of feeling and this Peculiar History title explores why. Featuring chapters on cat origins, cat biology, cats in different cultures, cats as pets, cat characters and many, many more - this book is the perfect gift for any catlover.
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Dogs, A Very Peculiar History

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by MacDonald, Fiona
This Very Peculiar History title explores the history of man's best friend and the history of their relationship with our own species. Featuring chapters on dog origins and evolution, dog anatomical oddities, different dog species and breeds, and many, many more - this book is the perfect gift for any doglover.
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