You Will be Able to Draw by the End of This Book
By Jake Spicer
This book is for anybody who wants to draw more, whether you are learning from scratch or developing existing skills. When you're learning to draw, the most important thing you'll own is a sketchbook, and this is a sketchbook with training wheels. Let go of your fear and unlock drawing skills that you never believed you could have with this expertly guided sketchbook. Not your ordinary art book, You Will be Able to Draw by the End of This Book is a combined tutorial and sketchbook that not only teaches you the fundamental steps required for you to be able to draw, but also allows you the space to practise on the page. The book lays flat to allow you to draw comfortably and has an elastic band to keep your artwork safe. Each exercise has an estimated competition time, so it doesn't matter whether you are at home, on your lunch break or even on the bus, you'll always find time to practise. Jake is like an ever-present companion who will guide you on your creative journey, with his friendly and practical tone. His lessons build in complexity as you work through the book, starting with the basics of line making and progressing to portraits and landscapes. His clever exercises will help you gain confidence and break you out of old habits as well as encouraging you to see things in a different way and relax. So pick up a pencil and discover the joy of drawing!
Your Menopause Bible
By Robin N. Phillips
Under the guidance of a leading gynaecologist, a team of experts in gynaecology, psychology, sexuality, nutrition and exercise has contributed to this comprehensive guide. Everything women need to know to formulate and follow their own plans for ensuring they remain healthy, emotionally balanced and in full charge of their mental faculties during this critical period is detailed in a readily graspable way in this handsomely illustrated guide. Subjects include guidelines on hormone therapy and natural alternatives, recommended dietary changes, exercise routines and strategies for safeguarding sexuality, intellectual ability and physical prowess.
Your Vintage Tea Party Journal
By Angel Adoree
Following the enormous success of The Vintage Tea Party Book, The Vintage Tea Party Year and The Vintage Sweets Book, Angel Adoree now invites you to put your own vintage quirk to the test. With a unique mixture of recipes, hairstyling tips, make-up methods and advice for collecting vintage china, you can now compile all the things you love about vintage in this beautiful keepsake.
Your Babycare Bible
By Tony Waterston
Today, paediatric care is the concern of many different specialists, including neonatal physicians, paediatricians, nutritionists, breastfeeding technicians, child behaviourists and psychotherapists. Your Babycare Bible makes all their expertise and more available in a single volume. Among other special features, it provides a month-by-month guide to how a baby develops, special fold-out basic babycare and first-aid procedure pages, in-depth and up-to-date information on recognising and treating common childhood complaints and coping with emergencies, advice on the activities, toys and attitudes that will develop your baby's abilities and the latest recommendations for feeding, immunising, travelling with and safeguarding your child.Given that new parents' available time is limited, this book is designed to enable them to readily find out what they need to know and to present the advice in a form that can be quickly, accurately and effectively followed.
Your New Pregnancy Bible
By Anne Deans
Recognised by women and their caregivers as simply the best pregnancy guide available, this latest edition of Your Pregnancy Bible has been updated to take account of recent changes in antenatal and newborn care and to provide more comprehensive discussion of caesarean deliveries. Given a fresh design, it still contains special fold-out sections on each of the trimesters and the birth process; week-by-week images of the developing baby; in-depth chapters dealing with all aspects of antenatal care, labour preparation, delivery experiences and care of the newborn; comprehensive reference sections on medical treatments and procedures in both pregnancy and the postnatal period and an extensive glossary of ante- and neonatal terminology. Written by a team of eminent specialists under the direction of a leading UK obstetrician, Your New Pregnancy Bible is filled with everything prospective parents need to know about creating the optimum environment for a developing baby and safeguarding the health and wellbeing of the mother.
Your Preschooler Bible
By Richard C. Woolfson
Sharing life with a child involves a great many challenges - particularly in our digital age. In addition to keeping your child safe and healthy, 21st-century parents have to contend with things unknown to previous generations, so have little to go on when it comes to making decisions about advice gleaned from the Internet; whether a child should be allowed to use electronic devices, and if so, for how long; how to moderate the effects of celebrity culture pervading both the television and playground, as well as how to handle the current epidemic of childhood obesity. It's therefore time for a fresh approach to managing pre-school children and their care so as to ensure they are ready for school and able to relate well to their peers and teachers. Here, in addition to comprehensive advice on meeting their child's daily needs, the reader will find information on the normal course of development, how to spot problems early and be seen by the appropriate specialists, how to achieve success when dealing with negative, recalcitrant or destructive children and how to manage difficult family situations.
By Vimla Lalvani
Yoga is one of the best ways to achieve top-to-toe fitness. It improves muscle tone and flexibility, boosts energy levels, increases concentration and relieves stress. Yoga Basics is the perfect companion for beginners, and a great source of reference for experienced practitioners.
You Can Get It If You Really Want
By Levi Roots
You Can Get It If You Really Want, by Levi Roots, the man behind the Reggae Reggae Sauce empire and hero of BBC's 'Dragons' Den', is a business book brimming with positivity. In this inspirational and upbeat book, Levi provides essential tips and advice for successful business start-ups whatever your idea and wherever your starting point might be. This book includes informative and practical advice as well as Levi's personal anecdotes of his success and the lessons he learned from his mistakes. Levi's experience and passion for his message shines through every chapter. Additionally, the book includes personal insights from Peter Jones (Levi's own Dragon) and many other entrepreneurs and captains of industry. You Can Get It If You Really Want also includes Levi's Top 10 Rules for the Roots of Business Success - together with an array of business tools to slay the dragons waiting in the world of start-ups.
The Yoga Bible
By Christina Brown
Yoga brings not only a suppleness to the body but also a sense of spiritual and physical well-being to those who practice it. Featuring over 170 postures from the main schools of yoga, The Yoga Bible is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to practicing yoga and finding a mental and physical balance in life. The book encourages yoga beginners and experts alike to find a yoga sequence that suits their personal needs and abilities.
You Can't Scare Me
Ghosts, monsters, witches, aliens and werewolves - do they really exist? Are you brave enough to find out more about these paranormal phenomena? This intriguing book is packed with real-life case studies and heart-stopping images to help make up your own mind about the supernatural.
Your Baby's First Year
By Richard C. Woolfson, Anne Richley, Dr Lowri Kew
The first year is an exciting period of enormous change for your baby and a life-changing experience for new parents too. Produced in association with Practical Parenting magazine, this authoritative guide tells you what developments to expect month-by-month.Practical guidance, with step-by-step photography, shows you how to care for your new baby, taking you through all the basics, from handling and dressing to bathing and breastfeeding. The book includes helpful questions and answers and the reassuring real-life experiences of Practical Parenting readers.
By Jane Clarke
Yummy Baby! takes parents through all the stages of early life, from milk through weaning to feeding a toddler. Along the way it addresses parents' key concerns, including allergies, organic, E numbers, sugar and salt. Jane cuts through the myths by revealing what you do need to worry about and stressing what you don't. Yummy Baby! comprises chapters on milk, the nutritional principles of weaning, practical information on how to wean and solving everyday problems and illnesses with food. Jane includes 60 recipes for dishes that can be eaten as part of an adult meal as well as by babies and toddlers. And she shows parents how to cure everyday problems such as coughs and colds, an upset tummy or constipation, with food, making this the only food book that parents of babies and toddlers need!
Your Organic Allotment
By Ian Spence
Allotments have always been popular in the UK but recently their popularity has increased throughout the world. Your Organic Allotment will teach you everything you need to know to create a modern allotment and provide organic food for your family all year round. You will be guided through the decision to take an allotment, shown how to prepare and protect it and discover how to grow all kinds of vegetables, herbs and fruits. You will also learn about crop rotations, how to tackle pests and problems and when to harvest. Your Organic Allotment is the indispensable guide for anyone who wants to grow their own delicious, chemical-free food.