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Out Of India

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by Michael Foss
Born in India in 1937, Michael Foss' childhood was spent between the cold, grey austerity of Britain under threat, and the brightly lit and teeming vitality of wartime India. Here, beautifully evoked, is a childhood spent amongst grudging and unloving English relations; a sufferance of cruelly harsh schooling, a bleak, dank landscape; and a sense of permanent cold and a savage hunger even for dreadful food....
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Where's Santa?

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by Whelon, Chuck
He's making a list, he's checking it twice ...Santa's preparations for Christmas are going well - until his elves go missing! Santa launches a global search, and the hunt is on to find the cheeky helpers in time to save Christmas. Can you spot Santa and his ten elves on each delightfully detailed, hilarious scene?
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Passport to Holiday Fun

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by Barclay, Adrian
Passport to Holiday Fun is packed with amazing travel-themed doodles for children to colour and complete. Kids can create their own postcard designs, complete snowy scenes, rainforest adventures, and lots, lots more. The striking partially coloured artwork will inspire children of all ages to get creative and enjoy the excitement of new and exotic landscapes and locations. Passport to Holiday Fun is fun, si...
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Cockney Rhyming Slang: The Language of London

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by Smith, Daniel
The definitive guide to the vibrant and inventive language of the East End, featuring history, trivia and anecdotes. Cockney rhyming slang originated as a secret code among the thieves of London's East End. Adopted by costermongers and market traders, it fast became a vibrant patois that defined a community, confused the police and evolved to include ever more colourful rhyming phrases. Constantly updated a...
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An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs and Why They Still Work

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by Taggart, Caroline
Does absence really make the heart grow fonder? Can beggars be choosers? Is it always better late than never? Proverbs are short, well-known, pithy sayings that offer advice or words of encouragement and are used in everyday English without much thought ever being given to their meanings, or indeed, usefulness. In An Apple A Day Caroline Taggart explores the truth behind our favourite proverbs, their hist...
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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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Street Art: The Best Urban Art from Around the World

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by Ket, Alan
A stunning collection celebrating street art from around the world - the perfect introduction to this vibrant art form, compiled by graffiti veteran KET. From Banksy and Blek le Rat to Nick Walker and Shepard Fairey, the street art movement continues to sweep the globe. An exciting and dynamic art form, it has captured the imaginations of art-lovers everywhere, appearing in high-profile exhibitions and gal...
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Holiday World

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by Bouttell, Annette
This drawing, doodling and colouring book makes a sensational seasonal gift for any girl who likes to get creative. Holiday World contains beautiful colour illustrations and pretty patterns designed to inspire budding artists to create their own masterpieces. From sun, surf and sand to flowers, flip-flops and Frisbees, girls can enjoy colouring and completing these pretty pages all holiday long.
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Holiday Fun

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by Catlow, Nikalas
This brilliant book contains all the inspiration children will need to doodle the holiday of their dreams. With scrapbook pages to fill in and imaginative pictures to create and complete, there's plenty to keep young minds busy all holiday long. Kids will love the cute, quirky illustrations and the convenient small format is perfect to take travelling.
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Fun for Boys

A bumper activity book bursting with great things for boys to do, it is packed with puzzles to solve, quizzes and stories, things to make and games to play. Compact enough to fit into a child's backpack, but just as good for fun at home, this book will provide bored boys with many hours of entertainment.
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The Boys' Back to School Book

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by Martin, Steve
With The Boys' Back to School Book, boys can banish those end-of-holiday blues, and discover that school is cool. Packed with brain-boosting quizzes, games, puzzles and activities, this book is sure to send boys to the top of the class. Boys can train their brains with number puzzles, carry out cool science experiments, test how hot they are at history, learn some great new playground games and much more.
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The Girls' Back to School Book

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by Stride, Lottie
With The Girls' Back to School Book, girls can say goodbye to those end-of-holiday blues, and discover that school is cool. Packed with brain-boosting puzzles, quizzes, games and things to do, this book is sure to send girls to the top of the class. Girls can find out their school-work style, carry out cool science experiments, create artistic masterpieces, crack fiendish number puzzles, learn new playgro...
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London Journal: A Guided Tour and Diary of Discovery

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by Long, David
Fill in and update this journal with all of your favourite London venues and discoveries, and find inspiration for places to go and things to do in the greatest city in the world. Each double-page spread covers a theme, from great hilltop views and secret gardens to romantic ruins and graves and graveyards, and from unspoilt streets to museums of the unexpected. London expert David Long guides you with his ...
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One for Sorrow: A Book of Old-Fashioned Lore

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by Rhodes, Chloe
A captivating collection of the origins and meanings of traditional sayings from the folklore of the countryside. Many of the popular, often prophetic, phrases that we use on a day-to-day basis have their roots in traditional folklore, such as: 'One swallow doesn't make a summer'; 'March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb'; 'One for sorrow, two for joy'. Such common idioms are familiar to most p...
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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens

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by Klein, Shelley
Admired by his contemporaries, and a hugely celebrated writer of his day, Charles Dickens is now remembered as one of the greatest English novelists and an influential spokesman for the conscience of Victorian England. His work has inspired, enthralled and entertained millions across the globe, and his social commentary remains as relevant in the modern day as ever. The Wicked Wit Of Charles Dickens explore...
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Laura Trott and Jason Kenny - The Inside Track

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by Laura Trott & Jason Kenny
Thousands of hours on the pedals, forever turning left, following that black line round, pushing your body harder than it is designed to go. Then comes the sacrifice. All familiar pleasures stripped away in search of perfection. Then the pain. Muscles burning, stomach churning, an ache in the bones.
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Literary London

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by Millar, Eloise
A fascinating guide to the best literary landmarks in London that takes the reader into publishing houses and along paths of inspiration, revealing the stories behind the stories. * One of the world's greatest literary cities, London has streets full of stories and buildings steeped in history. * The biggest and most beloved names in English literature have all been here, and you can still see or visit th...
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The Wildlife: A Map Colouring Book

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by Hughes, Natalie
Colour and explore the natural world like never before with the beautiful, poster-sized Wildlife: A Map Colouring Book. With stunning, illustrated maps featuring animals, insects, flowers and plants from different countries around the world, children can colour in the pictures and learn about flora and fauna as they go.
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