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Rural London

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by Hodges, Kate
London is a wonderful city, but sometimes the hustle and bustle, noise and grime, can get too much and you feel the need for some peace and quiet, clean air and nature. But there's no need to flee to the countryside, as London has so many surprisingly 'rural' areas and activities to offer. With everything from beautiful gardens and country walks, to cosy pubs and nature reserves, Rural London will help you ...
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How to Think Like Sherlock: Improve Your Powers of Observation, Memory and Deduction

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by Smith, Daniel
'You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear.' Such were the words of the master detective Sherlock Holmes to Dr Watson, as he noted how his friend failed to implement Holmes's techniques. In How to think like Sherlock you will learn how to increase your powers of observation, memory, deduction and reasoning using the tricks and techniques of the world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holme...
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Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History

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by Arnold, Catharine
In the dying months of World War I, Spanish flu suddenly overwhelmed the world, killing between 50 and 100 million people. German soldiers termed it Blitzkatarrh, British soldiers called it Flanders Grippe, but globally the pandemic gained the notorious title of 'Spanish Flu'. Nowhere escaped this common enemy: in Britain, 250,000 people died, in the United States it was 750,000, five times its total mili...
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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

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by Jopson, Marty
Have you ever wondered why ice floats, how the GPS on your mobile phone works (and what it has to do with Einstein), or why woollen jumpers shrink in the wash?
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This Book Will Make You Think: Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean

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by Stephen, Alain
An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophers' best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes. We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? What were their famous aphorisms? And what did these actually mean? This Book Will Make You Think: Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean explains as simply as possible the ideas beh...
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My Good Life in France: In Pursuit of the Rural Dream

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by Marsh, Janine
One grey dismal day, Janine Marsh was on a trip to northern France to pick up some cheap wine. She returned to England a few hours later having put in an offer on a rundown old barn in the rural Seven Valleys area of Pas de Calais. This was not something she'd expected or planned for. Janine eventually gave up her job in London to move with her husband to live the good life in France. Or so she hoped. Whil...
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How to Draw Animals for the Artistically Anxious

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by Moorhouse, Faye
How to Draw Animals for the Artistically Anxious is a fun and quirky fill-in book that will ease the 'artistically anxious' into drawing. On each spread award-winning illustrator Faye Moorhouse has given a beautiful watercolour outline of an animal, with suggested options of features for budding artists to copy. These fun and accessible exercises are great for anyone who wants to practise their drawing!
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Explore: How to explore everything, everywhere

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by Ganeri, Anita
Explore contains everything you will ever need to know to survive and thrive when traveling the four corners of the globe - from the ice caps of the poles to the dusty dunes of the Sahara.
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The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

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by Stuart, Colin
Since the earliest humans walked the earth, the vast mysteries and wonders of the night sky have fascinated and beguiled us, as we've struggled to understand our place in the cosmos.
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I am a Wonder Woman: Inspiring activities to try. Incredible women to discover.

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by Nowak, Ellen
An inspirational look at some of the most amazing women in history, complete with creative fill-in elements to spark imagination. Every page of this book is filled with aspirational and astounding stories about the most influential women to have ever lived. What's more, readers can step into the lives of these inspirational figures with unique activities, creative questions to answer and captivating topics ...
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Colour Quest Cityscapes: 30 Extreme Colouring Challenges to Complete

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by Woodcock, John
Colour Quest Cityscapes takes colour-by-number books to sky-scraping new heights, with 30 incredible skylines and buildings waiting to be revealed. From iconic landmarks such as the Chrysler building in New York, to hidden gems like the stunning Hallgrimskirkja cathedral in Reykjavik, use colouring pens or pencils to colour the numbered shapes and uncover stunning and intricate artwork hidden on the page. T...
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Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs: The Life of a Yorkshire Vet

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by Norton, Julian
Based at the Skeldale Veterinary Centre, in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, the modern, relocated practice featured in the classic stories of James Herriot, and with a foreword by James Herriot's son, this is a warm and evocative memoir from a young vet whose love for his vocation shines through on every page. From alpacas to exotic pigs, puppies to rabbits, Julian has treated them all and his book is packed with ...
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A People's History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Letters and Journals

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by Elborough, Travis
Enjoy a front row seat to the momentous events of the last century. In Travis Elborough's expertly curated collection of diaries, letters and journals, the great and the good rub shoulders with the obscure, the unsung and the everyday to bring us a unique top down and bottom up history of Britain during the twentieth century. From the journals of Queen Victoria to the first instant web message from Ted Leo...
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The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh: How E. H. Shepard Illustrated an Icon

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by Campbell, James
Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood are some of the world's most beloved characters in children's literature. But before they appeared in many millions of books and in nearly fifty languages, they started life in the 1920s as the product of a unique collaboration between A. A. Milne and E. H Shepard; author and illustrator wove images and text together in a way that was utterly origin...
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A Bientot...: Reflections on Life

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by Moore, Roger
In this warm and engaging book, Sir Roger Moore looks back on a life truly well lived. Nostalgic, funny, and charming, his reflections encompass all aspects of the universal human condition. From childhood reminisces and 'what might have been' to keeping abreast of the ever-changing times. From senior moments, memory and getting to grips with technology to the joys and frustrations travel, work and play. A...
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What to Draw and How to Draw it for Kids

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by Pepper, Charlotte
What to Draw and How to Draw it for Kids is a fun and useful book to develop the creative skills of budding illustrators everywhere. Kids can learn how to draw a delightful range of subjects, from animals and nature to toys, buildings and landscapes. Featuring easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, kids can improve their artistic ability by using simple shapes and lines to create their own illustrations.
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11 Explorations into Life on Earth: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

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by Scales, Helen
The second in a series of books in association with the Royal Institution on their world-renowned Christmas Lectures, this time exploring the secrets of the natural world - with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough.Following on from the success of 13 Journeys Through Space and Time, which took us on a voyage of astronomical discovery through past Christmas Lectures given at the Royal Institution on space an...
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Solve it Like Sherlock: Test Your Powers of Reasoning Against Those of the World's Most Famous Detective

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by Ross, Stewart
If you've always fancied yourself a bit of a Sherlock Holmes, there's no better way to test yourself than against these ingenious puzzles. In this intriguing book, Stewart Ross presents 25 new Sherlock Holmes cases and challenges you to pit your powers of deduction against those of the Great Detective. Full of the atmosphere and ambience of 221b Baker Street, you'll feel like you've stepped back into the p...
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Diana: Her True Story - In Her Own Words: A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

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by Morton, Andrew
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 2017A reissue of this classic title brought up to date with never-before-published material from the original taped interviews and a new introduction by Andrew Morton.This edition reflects on the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the original publication, and on the long-term legacy of Diana, the woman who helped reinvigorate the royal family, giving it a more emotional, huma...
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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

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by Taggart, Caroline
Sunday Times bestselling author Caroline Taggart takes her usual gentle and gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing out what really matters and what doesn't. In Roman times, blocks of text were commonly written just as blocks without even wordspacingnevermindpunctuation to help the reader to interpret them. Orators using such texts as notes for a speech would prepare carefully so that they were fa...
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