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Bobby on the Beat: Memoirs of a London Policeman in the 1960s

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by Dixon, Bob
Bob Dixon spent years 'on the Beat' as a police constable in the Metropolitan Police Force in the early 1960s, witnessing all manner of incidents, from the serious to the ludicrous. Spending the majority of his time in London's infamous East End dealing with drunks, fatalities on the road, domestic disputes and even suicides, as well as policing at major public events such as Guy Fawkes night, New Year's Ev...
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Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November): The History of Britain in Bite-Sized Chunks

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by Parkinson, Judy
A bestseller in 2008, Remember Remember has continued to enlighten and entertain readers wanting to brush up on their history. Now available in paperback, this much-loved gift book has been repackaged, to be enjoyed by those new to the series or old fans alike. Lively, exciting, full of great stories and humorous asides, this book looks at the key events in British history, covering all the important dates,...
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Animorphia Notebook

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by Rosanes, Kerby
The perfect gift, this notebook features the incredible artwork of Kerby Rosanes. With a mixture of images to colour and doodle, and blank and lined pages for notes and lists, people can let their creativity run wild. Featuring splashes of orange neon, this bright and bold notebook is a perfect addition to the Animorphia series.
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Animorphia Postcards

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by Rosanes, Kerby
This postcard pack is made up of 20 cards featuring artwork from talented illustrator Kerby Rosanes. These are the perfect way to share colouring creations with friends and beautiful enough to send out uncoloured if you haven't the time. Complete with space for a message, address and stamp on the reverse, these pull-out cards are easily removed and posted.
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The Map Colouring Book

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by Natalie Hughes
This poster-size Map Colouring Book helps children learn about the world as they colour in the countries, animals, artefacts people and famous sights.
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Numberland: The World in Numbers

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by Symons, Mitchell
The world is full of fascinating facts and statistics, but presented without context and in no particular order they can be overwhelming. Numberland: The World in Numbers interprets the world around us through numbers, breaking the most amazing and revealing of facts down to their bare bones. For example, did you know that the average eyelash lasts five months? That 400 quarter-pound hamburgers can be made ...
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The Customer's Always Wrong: Stupid Things Shoppers Say

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by Tibballs, Geoff
Customers do say the dumbest things, and this hilarious book contains a whole host of crass, stupid and just plain odd requests and queries heard on the high street. Featuring laugh out loud remarks from coffee shops and supermarkets to bars and bookshops, read safely in the knowledge that you would never make the same embarrassing errors (would you?), as The Customer's Always Wrong illustrates just how s...
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On This Day in History

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by Donald, Graeme
The abandoned Mary Celeste is mysteriously found drifting in the mid-Atlantic; Mozart is buried in an unmarked communal grave; and Prohibition in America is brought to an end. Although separated by centuries, these events all share the same anniversary: 5 December. On This Day in History looks back at all 365 days of the year and provides short, riveting entries on the most significant events in history tha...
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A History of the World in Numbers

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by Marriott, Emma
The history of our world can be told through numbers. Numbers can illuminate the broad sweep of history, from vast movements of populations and the expansion of empires to the effects of technological achievements or climatic change. They also allow us to drill into the real detail of history, from the page count, the cost and the time it took to produce the Gutenberg Bible (the West's first mass-produced b...
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Green and Pleasant Land: Best-Loved Poems of the British Countryside

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by Sampson, Ana
Our rolling fields and verdant countryside have ever inspired some of the finest verse by our most cherished poets, and the very best are brought together in this thoughtful and enjoyable collection. Green and Pleasant Land features such best-loved poets as Keats, Larkin, Shakespeare, Hopkins and Wordsworth, who effortlessly conjure relaxing and nostalgic images of a better time and place. Be transported to...
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Lost London

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by Guard, Richard
Lost London is the story of the city as told through the buildings, parks and palaces that are no longer with us. Places like the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, the leading venue for public entertainment in the city for over 200 years, or the Palace of Whitehall whose 1500 rooms made it the largest royal residence in Europe until it was destroyed by fire at the end of the 17th century. From bull rings to ice fa...
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Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises

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by Long, David
In this charming book, David Long introduces the reader to some of the oddest and most interesting sights in England. Visit places like 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 eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remnants of magical rites, this is a guide to England like n...
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Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo

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by Rees, Sian
In May 1943, a young Frenchwoman called Lucie Aubrac engineered the escape of her husband Raymond from the clutches of Klaus Barbie, the feared Gestapo chief later known as the 'Butcher of Lyon'. When Raymond was arrested again that June, Lucie mounted a second astonishing rescue, ambushing the prison van that was transporting him. Spirited out of France with her husband by the RAF, she arrived in London a ...
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Lost in Translation - Misadventures in English Abroad

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by Charlie Croker
In today's world no self-respecting English-language enthusiast could have failed to notice the frequent and flagrant abuse of our native tongue by pesky foreigners? (Forgetting, for a moment, the fact that many nations speak our language better than we do.) "Lost in Translation" features hundreds of genuine, original and utterly ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the wo...
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Graffiti Planet

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by KET /1
Graffiti or 'street art' has become a significant art form in the last twenty years and, ever controversial, has transformed urban landscapes all over the world. "Graffiti Planet" is a collection of work from various artists that celebrates the endless creativity of the medium, and of the artists themselves. Featuring 100 glossy photos of groundbreaking graffiti and including an introduction from Ket, a leg...
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I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School

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by Taggart, Caroline
If you've forgotten the capital city of Chile; the basics of osmosis; how to solve a quadratic equation; the names of the Bennet sisters in "Pride and Prejudice"; who wrote the famous poem about daffodils; the use of a conjunction or the number of continents in the world, "I Used to Know That" will provide all the answers. A light-hearted and informative reminder of all the things that we learnt in school b...
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Cockney Rhyming Slang

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by Shelley Klein
Have you ever been lost for words in the East End markets? Ever got your Gertie Gitanas (bananas) confused with your corns and bunions (onions) and it's all gone a bit Pete Tong (wrong)? Cockney Rhyming Slang is a quick, easy-to-use guide to some of the most frequently used, up-to-date as well as old-fashioned phrases. Including: 'apples and pears' - stairs; 'Barnet Fair' - hair; 'sausage and mash' - crash;...
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I Used to Know That: History

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by Marriott Emma
Perfect follow-ups to the universally acclaimed I "Used to Know That", these five titles go that little bit further by filling in the gaps with some more in-depth knowledge on each individual subject. Written in a highly accessible and lighthearted way you can brush up on your maths, science, history, geography and English language while enjoying a walk down memory lane - and remembering the stuff you reall...
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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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