• Rugby football
      September 2015

      Rugby World Cup Greatest Games

      A History in 50 Matches

      by Rob Clark

      The Rugby World Cup has only been in existence since 1987, yet already it is established as the sport's premier competition - six weeks of frenzied action which entrances all the rugby-playing nations. The tournament has thrown up countless memorable matches, introduced us to amazing players and witnessed some incredible scores - from Michael Jones scoring the first World Cup try to the legendary All Blacks regaining the trophy in a titanic struggle with France 24 years later. In between we have witnessed two triumphs each for Australia and South Africa, and of course England's sole victory for a Northern Hemisphere side. To date. Relive France's spectacular wins over Australia and New Zealand; Argentina's repeated upsetting of the world order; last-minute drop goals by Joel Stransky and Jonny Wilkinson, and the sheer exuberance of the Pacific Islanders - in a Rugby World Cup history which will appeal to fans of every nation.

    • Football (Soccer, Association football)
      March 2013

      FA Cup Miscellany

      Trivia, History, Facts & Stats from Football's Most Famous Cup

      by Michael Keane

      The FA Cup Miscellany collects together all the vital information you never knew you needed to know about the world's oldest cup competition. In these pages you will find irresistible anecdotes and the most mindblowing stats and facts. Heard the one about the referee who had to hide in a broom cupboard from a furious, naked goalkeeper? How about the gypsy curse that lasted for decades? Or the time Jeremy Paxman tackled Kenny Dalglish? Do you know how an FA Cup quarter-final between Notts County and Stoke changed football forever? Which current player has a winner's medal for every day of the week? Or how a fragile corner flag stopped some Spartans from marching on? All these stories and hundreds more appear in a brilliantly researched collection of trivia - essential for any football fan who holds the riches of almost 140 years of Cup culture close to their heart.

    • Sports & outdoor recreation
      August 2009

      Formula One On This Day

      History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

      by Rob Burnett

      Formula One On This Day revisits many of the sport’s most magical and memorable moments which might otherwise have slipped under the radar. Here are hundreds of unusual highlights, all mixed in with a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable F1 diary – with an entry for every day of the year. Revisit the day Alberto Ascari took an unplanned dip in Monaco harbour along with his Lancia during the 1955 race; the race which saw Taki Inoue tangling with the course marshal’s car, and Nigel Mansell’s unlikely first win for Ferrari! Recalling events that will make you laugh, cry, or shake your head in disbelief, Formula One On This Day benefits from brilliant research, gathering together many original stories and tit-bits to create a snapshot of the diverse and often bizarre world of top-class motor-racing.

    • Golf
      June 2007

      The Right Mind for Golf

      by Rene Kurensky

      The S.A. PGA urges every golfer to own a copy of this book. The Right Mind for Golf enhances the mental ability needed to play golf, giving huge advantages on the course. It lowers stress levels and even positively affects your social, personal and work life. Included in this 3rd edition are advanced physical tips that also provide a tremendous advantage for those competitive golfers who wish to win in golf and life.

    • Children's & YA
      November 2015

      Chocolate Mixer

      by Jason Armstrong

      While making her favorite snack with her Daddy, little Sofia makes an amazing discovery about herself! Her realization changes the way she sees this colorful world. Filled with wonder and questions, Sofia journeys into a world that isn’t just black or white, but a beautiful rainbow of colors. This book is the story of a little girl learning that she is Multiracial. “Chocolate Mixer” addresses the common questions our children may ask about a world filled with different cultures, skin-colors and ways of life, and how even our own parents can look so different from one another.

    • Poetry
      October 2013

      The Gift

      Revelations from the Heart

      by Horner, Christine

      It is in your darkest moments that you discover a candle burning brightly within, illuminating your way. If you sit quietly, you realize that the Universe is speaking to you; your sacred, two-way dialogue the breath of life. As humanity's Grand Awakening continues, dormant gifts and treasures once only bestowed upon masters, saints and sages are materializing in the everyday experience of ordinary lives. In this inspirational pictorial, you are invited to explore your vast nature as the Infinite. The exquisite images and accompanying poem meet you wherever you are, imparting wisdom, encouraging you to open your heart wider than you ever thought possible into the realm of unconditional love and acceptance, for yourself and the world… www.ChristineHorner.com

    • Stationery items
      February 2016

      London Perspectives Colouring Postcards

      by Alice Stevenson

      A collection of absorbing, intricate images for creatives to colour and enhance from artist Alice Stevenson. As a native Londoner, Alice uncovers detail, beauty and inspiration in the city’s unlikeliest corners. Her unique eye has crafted these black and white images from the city’s historic architecture and hidden natural worlds. Whether they are for colouring, sending or keeping, these postcards are a unique souvenir of this extraordinary layered city. Taken from her successful unofficial walking guide Ways to Walk in London, the images feature hidden doorways, decorated arches, trailing roses, animal sculptures and parkland paths. Each postcard is a charming window through which to see a different London. These twenty unusual perspectives offer a unique experience for artists, designers and adult colourers.

    • Memoirs
      July 2016

      Shopped

      A True Story of Secret Shopping and Self-Discovery

      by Emily Stott

      ‘I headed alone for Knightsbridge – a strange choice for a skint teenager – and it was there that I fell in love for the first time. The dress was little, black and slightly frou-frou, and I knew on sight that it was the one.’ Ever wondered why you have three versions of the same top but want to buy another? Or why some shop mirrors are more flattering than others? And whether we really only wear 20 per cent of our wardrobe 80 per cent of the time? Emily Stott is passionate about high street fashion. Her Saturday morning shopping trips as a child led to jobs both on the shop floor and in the offices of upmarket stores. But it was while writing about fashion brands for magazines and simultaneously spying as a mystery shopper that she gained a whole new insight into fashion retail. Now a stylist, Emily Stott writes with warmth and wit on the pleasures of dressing up, the trials of growing up and learning how to shop for yourself. Full of insider knowledge, Shopped is a funny and engaging story about the pursuit of style. You’ll never shop in the same way again.

    • Memoirs
      February 2017

      The Secret Lives of Ceramics

      The Stories Behind our Favourite Family China

      by Molly Hatch

      Curated and illustrated by American artist and ceramicist Molly Hatch, this beautifully produced book explores the intimate family stories revealed by single, treasured pieces from our tables and shelves. Each exquisite artwork is combined with the tale of the dish, whether it be a rescued, chipped milk jug or a gold-plated platter. Drawn from kitchens across America, the UK, Europe and Asia, as well as her own, Molly evokes different cultures and past eras, as well as detailing the personal history behind potteries and patterns. Throughout the pages there is a pervading joy and generosity; a love of gatherings and family, of patterns and china. The Secret Life of Ceramics is a book for anyone who has cherished their grandmother’s dinner service, admired cracked plates just for their pattern and memories, or asked for the story behind a beloved object.

    • Miscellaneous items
      September 2015

      Secret Garden Artist's Edition

      A Pull-Out and Frame Colouring Book

      by Johanna Basford

      From the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest - this special artist's edition features 20 beautiful, pull-out art prints for colouring in. Colouring fans of all ages will enjoy immersing themselves in a selection of the most popular artworks from the original book, now presented in a new, large-scale format for maximum colouring enjoyment. Each detailed illustration is printed on high-quality card and can be removed easily for framing or craft projects.

    • Hobbies, quizzes & games
      February 2011

      Mind Benders Brain Teasers & Puzzle Conundrums

      by Vikas Khatri

      Enjoy mental workouts? Use maths occasionally? Like numerical brain teasers? Accept intellectual challenges? Dabble in solving puzzles? Love solving Riddles? Answer "YES" to any of these questions, and this is the right book for you! If you want to test your logic skills and have fun, then read this collection of brain teasers and mind benders and check out how smart you are!!

    • Domestic animals & pets
      April 2017

      The Large Puppy Book for Families

      by Hester M. Eick

      Children and dogs living together in harmony Do you already enjoy a colourful family life at home, but still don’t want to miss out on having a puppy? With this book, you won’t have to! Hester M. Eick knows what kind of puppy will be the best for your family, and which breed will be the most suitable for your home. She gives you tips for the initial period for getting to know one another, and explains how the whole family can contribute to proper feeding, care and training, and what general principles you ought to follow. Case studies and stories from real-life situations show you how you can actively organise everyday activities with your child(-ren) and puppies, and enjoy all the ensuing fun at home in a suitably relaxed fashion.

    • Domestic animals & pets
      September 2017

      Brain Games for Dogs

      by Christina Sondermann

      Puzzle games made quickly and easily For a well-adjusted and happy dog, mental exercise is just as important as the daily walk. In this book, you’ll find many creative ideas for mental exercises that you can quickly and easily try out at home, and present your dog with a real challenge. Discover how much puzzle fun there is in everyday objects, and how you can transform an existing game into a completely new game experience – endless fun guaranteed!

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      June 2017

      The World According to Theologygrams

      Making sense of Christianity through badly-drawn diagrams

      by Rich Wyld

      A follow-up to Theologygrams, this second book follows the same structure – theology themed diagrams plus commentary on each double-page, taking the reader deeper into the meaning and interpretation of the subject matter with wit and humour. ;

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2017

      Sentenced to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      This is a fictional story about Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment has been sentenced to a three-year prison sentence. The book describes the life in the prison, the contrast to the other prisoners, and how Johan recovers from a depression by having the possibility to run on a treadmill in the prison’s gym. Johan’s training gets increasingly more advanced and the reader follows the difficulties he meets when he tries to prove that he can excel in something. In parallel, it’s described why he was sentenced to imprisonment and how he evolves as a human being during his time in prison. In addition, the reader will learn a lot about long-distance running, including how athletes can develop and what is needed to succeed at elite level. Sentenced to run is an inspiring novel about long-distance running.

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2018

      Free to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      In the prequel, Sentenced to run, we got to know Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment, who was sentenced to three years in prison. Johan Dahlberg has soon served his sentence and needs to start thinking about his future. But how do you adjust to normal life outside the prison walls when you have been shut away from the world for 2 years? When Johan is released, he does his utmost to balance work with an ambitious running regime. But will he be able to conjure up new exciting goals after having surpassed all expectations. This sequel, Free to Run, is a novel about friendship, love and running and discusses some important questions. How do you find new goals after you have exceeded all expectations? How do you return to work and a social life after two years in prison? How do you find and retain love after being released? How do you combine all this if you also continue to run on elite level?

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure

      The School of Badassery

      by Jenni Janakka

      Be the driver, not the passenger in life! How do you respond when somebody interrupts you in a meeting? When you are offered a lower salary than you expected? Or when you are being criticized? The School of Badassery starts off by asking: How can women take control of their skills, career and life? How can we be the driver rather than passenger in life? How can we be assertive, without putting anyone down? The School of Badassery is a fresh take on the formation of self-image. It teaches you to recognize your skill set and trust yourself. We are more than the stereotypical niches we squeeze ourselves and others into.

    • Dog obedience & training
      April 2019

      Canine colleague:

      Reconciling dog and professional life

      by Christiane Wittig, Michaela Hares

      Do you want to take your dog with you to work? This guide provides many decision-making aids and arguments to persuade your employer and colleagues and tips for your own work organization and structuring your daily work routine. It also offers many tips how to train your dog how to behave in office: stay in place, ignore incoming visitors, keep calm when someone is knocking at the door and how to provide some activity in between. Key selling points: Increasing acceptance of dogs in offices Considers both employers and employees Training tips for dogs in daily work life

    • Dog obedience & training
      May 2019

      Thinking around the corner

      Distance control exercises for a better communication with your dog

      by Katrien Lismont:

      The distance control exercises described in this book, based on a triangle shape, are essentially borrowed from the training of working retrievers, but they are of general use to enhance every dog’s impulse control and help him to get along in our modern world. The author turns this concept into a team-play to encourage focus, happy excitement, cooperation, self-control and a clear communication between dog and owner. Key selling points: Unique newly developed concept Successful training for a more patient and focused dog New ideas for qualitative activities

    • Dog obedience & training
      May 2019

      Shake paws on it!

      Smart Dog Training easily explained

      by Christine Kompatscher

      This book includes all aspects of everyday dog training: house-training, walking on leash, recall, dealing with unwanted hunting behavior, car driving, self-control, politeness training and much more. An entertaining and smart dog training book, written with much heart and humour. Every chapter is opened with a short personal, funny story of the author and her dogs Smilla and Balou. Key selling points: Facts on positive reinforcement training easily explained Encouraging tips for every dog owner Training experience that really helps you in everyday life

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