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 Special priceThe Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling, Start Living

The Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling, Start Living

Dr. Russ Harris

In this controversial, but empowering self-help book, Dr Russ Harries, reveals how millions of people are unwittingly caught in the 'The Happiness Trap', where the more they strive for happiness the more they suffer in the long...

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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

The Explorer’s Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

Fergus Fleming, Annabel Merullo, Michael Palin

A photographic history celebrating the achievements of the men and women who pushed forward the boundaries of our knowledge of the world's least known places over the past 150 years, accompanied by the words of the explorers...

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Darwin's Armada: Four Voyagers to the Southern Oceans and Their Battle for the Theory of Evolution

Darwin’s Armada: Four Voyagers to the Southern Oceans and Their Battle for the Theory of Evolution

Iain McCalman

The riveting true story of four great voyages of discovery that inspired Darwin's Origin of Species

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 Special priceCash: The Autobiography

Cash: The Autobiography

Johnny Cash, Patrick Carr

This fascinating autobiography of the country music legend recounts the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs of his remarkable life.

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 Special priceThe Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

Christopher Scarre

How were the ancient wonders of the world built? This text examines spectacular feats of engineering and celebrates the achievements of the builders who worked without the aid of modern technology. It includes 70 wonders, from the...

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 Special priceEdward Steichen: Lives in Photography

Edward Steichen: Lives in Photography

William A. Ewing, Todd Brandow

Edward Steichen is unquestionably one of the most prolific, versatile, influential and controversial names in the history of photography. This is the most complete and wide-ranging volume on Steichen ever published.

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 Special priceThe Bistro Cookbook

The Bistro Cookbook

Bring the flavours of France into your own home with The Bistro Cookbook, a gorgeous collection of tasty, classic recipes.

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 Special priceThomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Jon Meacham

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times.

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 Special priceWhat's for Dinner?: Easy Recipes for Every Day of the Week

What’s for Dinner?: Easy Recipes for Every Day of the Week

Michele Curtis

What's for Dinner? is the perfect solution to the mid-week dinner dilemma. It's ideal for busy people who have run out of meal ideas or bored with the tired, old classics . The recipes are easy to follow and make, and the...

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 Special priceDodger

Dodger

Terry Pratchett

Dodger is a tosher - a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn't. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to...

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Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Terry Teachout

Louis Armstrong was the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century and a giant of modern American culture. He knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts, wrote the finest of all jazz autobiographies and created collages...

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E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Clinton Heylin

An intimate look at one of rock's brightest stars and his legendary backing band Before he was the swaggering, stadium-packing megastar, Bruce Springsteen was a brooding introvert, desperate to strike a balance between his...

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 Special price Read reviewArtists in Conversation

Artists in Conversation

Janet Hawley

A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of the world's most infamous artists. This beautifully presented collection of essays by award-winning journalist Janet Hawley examines the creative output of some of the last few...

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 Special priceAustralian Native Plants: Cultivation, Use in Landscaping and Propagation

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation, Use in Landscaping and Propagation

John W. Wrigley, Murray Fagg

Suitable for gardeners, containing 100 plant profiles and photos, this book provides a wealth of information on literally thousands of native plants, their properties, cultivation and propagation. It provides an advice on...

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 Special priceGypsy: A World of Colour and Interiors

Gypsy: A World of Colour and Interiors

Sibella Court

A beautiful book for lovers of design, interiors and travel - Gypsy presents Sibella's styling inspiration from around the globe and will encourage you to channel your passions into styling your interior spaces

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 Special priceThe Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Oscar Wilde, Alexis Deacon

The Selfish Giant has a beautiful garden, but he won't let any of the children play in it. Winter comes and never leaves, until the power of love brings Spring and joy into the Giant's garden and his heart.

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 Special priceThe Invisible Kingdom

The Invisible Kingdom

Rob Ryan

The Prince lived in a palace that seemed to have been specially designed to make someone who already felt small feel even smaller. The only person who treated the Prince like a normal child was the Bootman. This title is about a...

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 Special priceNigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

Nigella Lawson

Includes practical, easy-to-follow recipes and an advice about planning and cooking ahead. This title also includes various recipes from Christmas cakes and puddings, to quick and easy homemade presents, and edible...

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 Special priceWee William

Wee William

Sheryl Webster, Cecilia Johansson

Wee William is a little mouse. Sometimes he forgets to tell Mummy or Daddy that he needs to go to the toilet ... until it's almost too late. Mummy knows that accidents will sometimes happen but she has some kind words of advice...

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The Star Catchers: Stories for You to Read to Your Child to Encourage Calm, Confidence, and Creativity

The Star Catchers: Stories for You to Read to Your Child to Encourage Calm, Confidence, and Creativity

Joyce Dunbar, Karen Wallace, Kate Petty, Anne Civardi, David Fontana, Ph.D.

Meditation can benefit children enormously, from easing their anxieties to teaching them quietness. This anthology, a follow-up to the extremely successful Night Lights, features 20 illustrated narrative meditations that kids...

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Thomas & Friends Engine Stories

Thomas & Friends Engine Stories

Thomas has a brand new whistle and his noisy games land him in a heap of trouble! Gordon has to pick up an engineer but collection the wrong person! Will the track get repaired?

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 Special priceTreasure Island

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

When young Jim Hawkins discovers a map showing the way to Captain Flint's treasure, he and Squire Trelawney set sail on the Hispaniola to search for the gold. Little do they know that among their crew is the dastardly pirate Long...

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 Special priceSally's Great Balloon Adventure

Sally’s Great Balloon Adventure

Stephen Huneck

Sally's family takes her to see the hot air balloons take off, but the smell of fried chicken lures Sally on to a balloon. Soon she's high above the ground, all by herself! Sally's family hatches several harebrained schemes to get...

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 Special priceThe Bridesmaid

The Bridesmaid

Mandy Stanley

Dreams come true with Lettice Rabbit! Find out all about being a bridesmaid with Lettice in this enchanting picture book -- perfect for little girls who love pink!

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We're Going on a Picnic

We’re Going on a Picnic

Pat Hutchins, Natascha Biebow

It's a lovely day for a picnic so Hen picks some berries, Goose picks some apples and Duck picks some pears. But young readers will quickly discover the three friends aren't the only ones that are hungry. As their basket gets...

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 Special priceRosie's Hat

Rosie’s Hat

Julia Donaldson, Anna Currey

One little girl, one smart hat, a sudden gust of wind -- and we're off on a whole hatful of adventures!

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 Special priceOne Kiss, One Hug

One Kiss, One Hug

Jason Chapman

Ben is a baby bear who just can't get to sleep. He's tried both sides of the pillow, he's kicked his covers off and pulled them back on again; he's even tried counting salmon, but that just made him hungry. But maybe he could get...

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Art Attack Even More Cool Stuff

Art Attack Even More Cool Stuff

Buchanan Neil

No extra details available for this item.

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 Special priceI'm Such a Silly Baby

I’m Such a Silly Baby

Steffanie Lorig, Richard Lorig

Bursting with bright illustrations and a rollicking text, this boisterous book invites readers to hoot, neigh, snort, and giggle along with a very silly baby.

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Statue Of Liberty 3d Puzzle

Statue Of Liberty 3d Puzzle

This kit has 39 pieces and is over 23cm tall. It has authentic
details, museum quality, no glue required, easy to assemble, sturdy
construction & makes a great souvenir.

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 Special priceThe Invisible Kingdom

The Invisible Kingdom

Rob Ryan

The Prince lived in a palace that seemed to have been specially designed to make someone who already felt small feel even smaller. The only person who treated the Prince like a normal child was the Bootman. This title is about a...

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 Special priceThe Wind in the Willows: Book 5

The Wind in the Willows: Book 5

Kenneth Grahame

Tired of spring cleaning, Mole ventures above ground into the warm sunshine, and happens upon his friend Ratty. Together they picnic on the sparkling, burbling river, brave the sinister Wild Wood in wintertime to visit the...

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 Special priceThe Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Oscar Wilde, Alexis Deacon

The Selfish Giant has a beautiful garden, but he won't let any of the children play in it. Winter comes and never leaves, until the power of love brings Spring and joy into the Giant's garden and his heart.

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Who Wants to Be a Poodle, I Don't

Who Wants to Be a Poodle, I Don’t

Lauren Child

With a witty text and hilarious mixed-media illustrations, the creator of Charlie and Lola takes the lead with this wry and wooly tale of a pampered poodle who just wants to paddle in puddles--like real dogs do. Full color.

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 Special priceWhat Katy Did

What Katy Did

Susan Coolidge

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

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 Special priceThis is Jane, Jim

This is Jane, Jim

Kaye Umansky, Margaret Chamberlain

Jim's got a new sister and he doesn't think she's at all lovely. No one has time to cook Jim's favourite eggy or read, and Jim is very cross indeed. But, that's until one night when he's the only one who hears little Jane crying.

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The Galosh

The Galosh

Mikhail Zoschenko, Jeremy Hicks

Satirist Zoschenko (1896 -1958) began publishing his topical,
colloquial short stories to wild popularity in Soviet newspapers
beginning in 1923; many appear here in English for the first time,
in Hicks's lively, masterful...

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Another Beauty

Another Beauty

Zagajewski Adam

The life of Eastern European communist dissidents, workers and
intellectuals may already seem like ancient history to a younger
generation speeding into the 21st century. But there's still a lot
to be learned by listening to...

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 Special priceRemote People

Remote People

Evelyn Waugh

Begins with a vivid account of the coronation of Emperor Ras Tafari - Haile Selassie I, King of Kings. This title continues with subsequent travels in throughout Africa, where natives rub shoulders with eccentric expatriates; and,...

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 Special pricePut Out More Flags

Put Out More Flags

Evelyn Waugh

Upper-class scoundrel Basil Seal, mad, bad and dangerous to know, creates havoc wherever he goes, much to the despair of the three women in his life - his sister, mother and mistress. And when Neville Chamberlain declares war on...

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 Special priceDecline and Fall

Decline and Fall

Evelyn Waugh

Sent down from Oxford for indecent behaviour, Paul Pennyfeather embarks on a series of bizarre adventures that start in a minor public school and end in one of HM prisons.

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The Feast of the Goat

The Feast of the Goat

Mario Vargas Llosa, Edith Grossman

A tyrant's last days are the focus of this magisterial, long-awaited novel, as Mario Vargas Llosa recounts the end of a regime in the Dominican Republic and the terrible birth of a democracy.

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Bech: a Book

Bech: a Book

John Updike

Updike's most irresistible hero since Rabbit Angstrom is an author famous for his writer's block, a Jew adrift in a world of gentiles. As he roams from one adventure to the next, he view life with a blend of wonder and cynicism...

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The Complete Henry Bech

The Complete Henry Bech

John Updike, Malcolm Bradbury

Collected in one volume for the first time--and featuring a final, series-capping story, His Oeuvre --John Updike's Bech stories have been a fixture of the American literary imagination since they first began appearing in The...

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 Special priceThe Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Robert Tressell

Originally published in 1914, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a timeless story of socialism, political awakenings and class struggle, told with a volatile mix of heartfelt rage and sly humour.

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 Special priceMerivel: A Man of His Time

Merivel: A Man of His Time

Rose Tremain

Robert Merivel, physician and courtier to Charles II, loved for his ability to turn sorrow into laughter, now faces the agitations and anxieties of middle age. Questions crowd his mind: has he been a good father? Is he a fair...

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 Special priceThe Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole: 1999-2001

The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole: 1999-2001

Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole has entered middle age and is now 'the same age as Jesus when he died' (33).

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The Empty Family: Stories

The Empty Family: Stories

Colm Toibin

Silence -- The empty family -- Two women -- One minus one -- The pearl fishers -- Barcelona, 1975 -- The new Spain -- The colour of shadows -- The street.

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The Master

The Master

Colm Toibin

A fictionalized study based on many biographical materials and family accounts of Henry James's life, this volume ranges seamlessly from his memories of his prominent Brahmin family in the States to his settling in England. Along...

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The Heather Blazing

The Heather Blazing

Colm Toibin

It is impossible to read Toibin without being moved, touched and finally changed' Independent on Sunday

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A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta

A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta

Paul Theroux

Jerry Delfont leads an aimless life in Calcutta, struggling in vain against his writer's block, or dead hand. Then he receives a mysterious letter asking for his help, in this atmospheric and masterful novel.

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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Alexander McCall Smith

Isabel Dalhousie leads an enviable life in Edinburgh, with time for cloud-gazing, civilised conversation and good coffee from Cat's delicatessen. Alongside these pastimes, she must also keep pace with the varied pursuits of her...

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 Special priceSisterland

Sisterland

Curtis Sittenfeld

For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they share a hidden gift they call 'the Senses', a special kind of intuition that can allow them to see things...

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 Special priceSupermarket

Supermarket

Satoshi Azuchi

When Kojima, an elite banker resigns from his job to help a cousin manage Ishiei, a supermarket in one of Japan's provincial cities, a host of problems ensue. Store employees are stealing products, the books are in disarray, and...

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