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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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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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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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The Ardlamont Mystery: The Real-Life Story Behind the Creation of Sherlock Holmes

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by Smith, Daniel
The real-life mystery featuring the two men - Joseph Bell and Henry Littlejohn - who inspired the creation of Sherlock Holmes. December 1893. Arthur Conan Doyle shocks his legions of fans by killing off the world's favourite fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. Meanwhile, in Scotland, a sensational real-life murder trial is playing out. Alfred Monson, a scion of the aristocracy, is charged with killing a ...
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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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I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff

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by Parkinson, Judy
A "Sunday Times" top-ten titles in 2007 and a bestseller ever since, "I Before E (Except after C)" has continued to inform and entertain its many readers. Now available in paperback, this delightful gift book has been repackaged with a fresh jacket design for new readers and fans of the series alike. Offering reminders of mnemonics from our youth and containing countless more to help us in adult life, this ...
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Are We Nearly There Yet?

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by Harvey, Gill
The perfect travel companion for any child, this is a book to get kids excited about their journey and will make sure their holiday memories never fade.
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24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

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by Matyszak, Philip
Walk a day in a Roman's sandals. What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to 24 characters who lived and worked there. In each hour of the day we meet a new character - from a senator to...
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A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons

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by Norton, Julian
Warm and heartfelt stories and amusing anecdotes from the life of a vet in God's Own County. Julian Norton has been a vet for over twenty years, and in that time he has treated animals of every kind - snakes and lizards, fish and fowl, sheep, goats, alpacas, cows, horses, swans ... you name it, Julian has seen it and, most likely, made it better! In A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons, Julian recounts mo...
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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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The Little Book of Big History: The Story of Life, the Universe and Everything

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by Crofton, Ian
From the Big Bang to the future of our planet, The Little Book of Big History divides history into manageable but comprehensive time frames, encompassing the cosmos, the stars, life and everything in between. Big History is the attempt to understand and condense the entire story of the cosmos, from the Big Bang to the current day. Combining methods from history, astronomy, physics and biology to draw togeth...
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Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises

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by Long, David
An alternative journey around England, visiting the sights that are definitely not on the average tourist trail. In this charming book, David Long introduces the reader to some of the oddest and most interesting sights in England, such as: * Devon's Gnome Reserve * Britain's smallest pub * A church for dragon slayers * A subterranean ballroom * The Phone Box Museum, and much more From weird buildings to ec...
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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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When the Earth Was Flat: All the Bits of Science We Got Wrong

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by Donald, Graeme
From pseudoscience to incorrect assumptions and unfounded belief, science hasn't always been right. Contrary to recent debate on the internet, nowadays we are fairly confident that the earth is not flat and that we are in fact inhabitants of a spherical planet. However, this was not always the case, with a widespread belief that if you reached the horizon, you would simply fall off into space. Along with ...
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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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The History of the World Quiz Book: 1,000 Questions and Answers to Test Your Knowledge

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by MacArdle, Meredith
Taking the history of the world as its basis might seem a mammoth task but this fascinating book does just that, breaking the whole lot down into ten enthralling chapters that cover the ages and the world, from the Bronze Age up until the end of the Second World War.
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The Eleven-Plus Book: Genuine Exam Questions From Yesteryear

Is the nation really dumbing down? Are exams really easier than they were in the good old days? Now's the chance to find out, with this nostalgic collection of exam questions from the 1940s and 50s. The perfect book to contrast the schooling of yesteryear with modern-day practices and settle the age-old debate about which is best.
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Fingerprint Fun: Add Painty Prints

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by Martin, Jorge
Fingerprint Fun is a beautifully illustrated book featuring pictures to complete with painty fingerprints. Young children will love adding fingerprints to pages to bring a whole host of animals, objects and scenes to life. Creative kids can give a cheetah spots or make it pour with rain, and will have hours of fun transforming this simple book with just a few painty fingerprints. Featuring bright and quirky...
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The Inn at the Top: Tales of Life at the Highest Pub in Britain

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by Hanson, Neil
The delightful tale of a young couple who in the late 1970s, on impulse, became the new landlords of the most remote, bleak and lonely pub - The Tan Hill Inn - located in the bleak landscape of the Yorkshire Dales. Having seen an article in the newspaper about the pub's search for a new manager, they arrived just three weeks later as the new landlords of the The Tan Hill Inn. It is a wild, wind-swept place,...
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Clever Commuter: Puzzles, Tests and Problems to Solve on Your Journey

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by Moore, Gareth
Do you find yourself willing away the minutes - and sometimes hours - on your journey to work? With Clever Commuter you can claim back that lost time and use it to improve your mental agility via a series of short problems specifically designed to promote cognitive capacity, alertness and stave off the ageing of the brain. Each of the problems found in this book tests a key element of your intelligence, fro...
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