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Alphabeticals

The Alphabeticals are a fun collection of new alphabet characters designed by master paper engineer Markus Fischer. All 26 letters of the alphabet are featured as press-out templates, easily constructed and enjoyed: each pattern is a cute figure beginning with the letter in question, from Astronaut to Zebra, and Markus' charming and witty designs will delight kids and grown-ups alike. A perfect gift for anyone who loves letters, making or papercrafts, Alphabeticals come alive with just sticky tape or a dab of glue!
  • Afternoon Tea Party

    As we continue to guzzle tea like there's no tomorrow, tea parties and afternoon tea have surged in popularity for birthdays, hen parties, baby showers or just a little treat. With a gorgeous collection of cakes, biscuits, scones and sandwiches, Afternoon Tea Party will elevate any teatime to something extraordinary and this little Mini has everything you need to make your party extra special.

    The Art of Neil Gaiman

    By Hayley Campbell
    Authors:
    Hayley Campbell
    Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, occasional artist - a master of several genres and inadvertent leader of many cults - there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn't ventured down. From unforgettable books like The Ocean at the End of the Lane and American Gods to ground-breaking comics and graphic novels like The Sandman and Violent Cases; from big screen fantasies like Coraline to small screen epics like Doctor Who; and from short stories to songwriting, stage plays to radio plays, journalism to filmmaking, and all points in-between, The Art of Neil Gaiman is the first comprehensive, full-colour examination of Gaiman's work to date.Author Hayley Campbell, a close friend of Neil's since she was a small child, spent many months rummaging through Neil's attic to source the never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, cartoons, drawings and personal photographs for this book; these are complemented by artwork and sketches from all of his major works and his own intimate recollections. Each project is examined in turn, from genesis to fruition, and positioned in the wider narrative of Gaiman's creative life, affording unparalleled access to the inner workings of the writer's mind.Utterly comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, The Art of Neil Gaiman is the fully authorised account of the life and work of one of the greatest storytellers of all time.
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    The Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible Everything you need to look and feel gorgeous

    By Sarah Stacey, Jo Fairley, Jenny Hawke
    Authors:
    Sarah Stacey, Jo Fairley, Jenny Hawke
    In this latest in their bestselling Beauty Bible series, health and beauty experts Josephine Fairley and Sarah Stacey bring together everything a woman needs to know about feeling great, looking gorgeous and being fabulous, whatever your age. Chapters include guidance on skin, hair, make-up, hands, feet and nails, sleep, exercise and much more. There are top tips for taking off ten years in minutes as well as the secrets of inspirational older women. And of course Jo and Sarah's trademark 'tried and tested' reports on scores of health and beauty products - reliably tested by over 2,000 women. Packed with insider info from the world's leading experts, this is the bible for the older woman, showing you how to look, feel and be fabulous - forever.

    The Alternative Guide To Baby Names

    By Cara Frost-Sharratt
    Authors:
    Cara Frost-Sharratt
    Guarantee your kid stands out from the crowd with this vast selection of hip, edgy and occasionally outrageous baby names. The Alternative Guide to Baby Names goes beyond the pedestrian suggestions of the traditional baby name book, featuring boys' names like Draven, Legion, Skylar and Snake, and quirky girls' names such as Harper, Nori, Eyre and Effie. Taking inspiration from celebrities, fictional characters, the music industry and place names, this book will provide you with hundreds of ideas and hours of fun.
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    The Art of Classic Comics: 100 Postcards from the Fabulous 1950s

    The Art of iPhoneography

    By Stephanie Calabrese Roberts, Stephanie Roberts
    Authors:
    Stephanie Calabrese Roberts, Stephanie Roberts
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    Annie Bell's Baking Bible

    By Annie Bell, Annie Bell
    Authors:
    Annie Bell, Annie Bell
    In this beautifully illustrated book, Annie Bell explains the techniques that produce perfect results every time, whether baking sponge cakes, biscuits, brownies, muffins, macaroons or meringues. She creates sweet treats for all occasions, from children's birthdays to Christmas, sharing her fail-safe recipes that will ensure you never again bake a cake that fails to rise or sinks in the middle. And with recipes for everything from really great chocolate brownies, to a delicious carrot cake and tangy lemon and polenta cake, all packed into one practical volume, this is an indispensable guide to becoming a brilliant baker. It is the only baking book you will ever need.

    Advanced Digital Black & White Photography (2nd Edition)

    By John Beardsworth
    Authors:
    John Beardsworth
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  • The Ayurveda Bible

    By Anne McIntyre
    Authors:
    Anne McIntyre
    This comprehensive guide explores the Indian healing system of ayurveda, from its origins in ancient Vedic scriptures to ayurveda as practised today. Learn how to work towards optimum health through diet, lifestyle, exercise and spiritual practices, according to your dosha or constitution type. Also included are detailed recommendations for the holistic treatment of common ailments, with herbs, food, massage and meditation.

    Adventures with Chocolate

    By Paul A Young, Paul A. Young
    Authors:
    Paul A Young, Paul A. Young
    Paul A. Young shares his chocolate-making secrets for the first time. He will take you on a chocolate adventure, showing you how to blend it with other ingredients from lavender to chilli to cinnamon. With chapters including Sugar and Spice and Herbs and Flowers, the recipes cover everything from truffles and cakes to savoury dishes. Discover how to make Wild Strawberry and Pink Peppercorn Truffles, Sea-salted Caramel Tart and the best Chocolate Martini. And then of course there are the classics, such as Paul's world-famous brownies and his award-winning Hot Chocolate with Mayan Spices. Paul's enthusiasm is irresistible and his stunning recipes are a must for all chocolate lovers.

    The Accidental Vegetarian

    By Simon Rimmer
    Authors:
    Simon Rimmer
    When Simon Rimmer bought a small vegetarian restaurant, he had no idea how to cook. Armed with two cookbooks and heaps of enthusiasm, he and a friend created the best vegetarian restaurant in Manchester, famous for its unusual food and lovely atmosphere. A confirmed meat eater, Simon had to rethink his cooking and has created vegetarian recipes to please even the most dedicated carnivore. This book is a collection of some of his recipes that are quick to prepare but totally delicious. From good old favourites like macaroni cheese to Simon's more exotic fusion creations such as spicy beetroot and coconut soup, The Accidental Vegetarian will kill the lentil and sandal image of vegetarianism forever!
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  • The Angel Bible

    By Hazel Raven
    Authors:
    Hazel Raven
    Learn how to access angels and their wisdom through The Angel Bible, your definitive guide to angelic lore. This book features practical exercises, meditations and affirmations you can perform to help you reach out to the angels that surround you for guidance, healing and inspiration. Through The Angel Bible you will learn to sense the presence of angels, communicate with your guardian angel and use crystals to alleviate common ailments. Complete with beautiful colour illustrations, this is the ideal book for everyone who is interested in angels.
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  • ASK: the 1000 most-asked questions about Love

    By Jenny Hare
    Authors:
    Jenny Hare
    This compact book promises to answer the 1000 most-asked questions that can confound almost everyone in their intimate and day-to-day relationships with friends, lovers and partners. Jenny, using her experience as an agony aunt, addresses all those questions of love that have troubled her many readers over the years. Learn how to tell your partner that you aren't satisfied with your sex together; why your Mr Right always turns into Mr Wrong; why you never seem to find a potential Mr Right, and why, when you do, you won't allow yourself to be loved. Turn your love life around, for the better, with Ask: Love.
  • ASK: the 1000 most-asked questions about BEAUTY

    By Bella Blissett
    Authors:
    Bella Blissett
    This compact book promises to answer the 1000 most-asked questions that can frustrate all women; Bella covers all our questions, from the basic to the particular. There are questions about identifying your skin type and choosing the right products, kitchen sink wonder remedies, dressing for your body type, dealing with beauty emergencies, eating for beauty, eco-friendly alternatives, fitness regimes and tips for improved hair, nails, feet, skin and waistline. From home remedies and ancient wisdom to quick-fix tips and the latest technology in skincare or surgery, Bella offers the answers to the beauty questions that confound women of all ages.

    Anton's Dance Class

    By Anton Du Beke
    Authors:
    Anton Du Beke
    In his first book, Anton Du Beke shares his passion for ballroom dancing. Far more than just the basic steps, it is about the feeling of getting movements perfect, of building a relationship with your partner, of creating an emotional connection with the dances and of beautiful costumes too. For each of the 5 ballroom dances - from the waltz to the foxtrot - and of the 5 latin dances - from the jive to the cha cha - Anton Du Beke describes its origins and story, how to approach it and some tips and techniques, as well as showing the movements in intricate detail. A fantastic free DVD accompanies the book's step-by-step instructions; Anton will take you step-by-step through the dances so that you truly can learn from the master. 'Every woman in the world should have half an hour with Anton Du Beke' (Lesley Garrett). Now you can too. This title comes with a foreword by Len Goodman.
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    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Essentials

    By John Beardsworth
    Authors:
    John Beardsworth

    Acupressure for Common Ailments

    By Chris Jarmey, John Tindall
    Authors:
    Chris Jarmey, John Tindall
    A self-help guide to using the power of acupressure to alleviate common ailments and boost the immune system. With clear instructions, diagrams and a summary chart to make it easy to locate acupressure points, this is an essential guide for the complete beginner and handy reference for the practising therapist. It includes an introduction to the basic concepts of Oriental medicine. In this book you learn to treat health problems including sinusitis, sore eyes, colds and influenza, indigestion, nausea, menstrual pain, sciatica, anxiety and depression. Also learn to treat ailments from arthritis to asthma.
  • The Aromatherapy Bible

    By Gill Farrer-Halls
    Authors:
    Gill Farrer-Halls
    Essential oils are a natural and healthy alternative to chemical cosmetics and skin treatments. They can also help soothe and heal your body, emotions, and spirit. This comprehensive illustrated reference explains how to choose and use essential oils for beauty and personal care, physical and mental health, relaxation, and as aids to meditation. It includes contains complete instructions for aromatherapy-based skin and body treatments and for making your own creams and lotions; remedies to help overcome worry, anger, stress, depression and other troubling emotions; aromatherapy techniques to enhance self-massage, sports massage, and intimate massage; first aid and healing techniques for simple ailments and for use in pregnancy and with babies, children, and the elderly; and aromatherapy meditations for calm, insight, and clarity and for psychic cleansing. It also includes a Directory of Essential Oils giving the properties and uses of 75 common and exotic oils.