• Sports & outdoor recreation
      October 2008

      The Complete Practical Encyclopedia of Fitness Training

      Everything you need to know about strength and fitness training in the gym and at home, from planning workouts to improving technique

      by Andrew Wadsworth

      This accessible book explains clearly how to assess your current level of fitness and how and why you should set goals that will help you get the most from your workouts. The main part of the book focuses on how to improve the strength and efficiency of y

    • Reference works
      May 2012

      KEEPING CHICKENS, DUCKS, GEESE & TURKEYS

      A directory of poultry breeds and how to keep them: with step-by-step techniques and more than 700 stunning photographs

      by Fred Hams

      This visually appealing guide provides all the information that you need in order to start keeping poultry. A buyer s guide shows what features to look for in healthy poultry, and essential information is provided on good poultry husbandry to ensure optim

    • Horse racing
      March 2013

      THE HISTORY OF HORSE RACING: FIRST PAST THE POST

      Champion thoroughbreds, owners, trainers and jockeys, illustrated with 220 drawings, paintings and photographs

      by John Carter

      There are few more stirring sights in sport than to witness the finish of a prestigious horse race the bright blur of horses racing towards the winning post with jockeys pushing their mounts forward, urged on by the encouragement of the racegoers. This

    • Ropework, knots & macrame
      November 2014

      A Practical Guide to Tying Knots

      How to tie 75 bends, hitches, knots, bindings, loops, mats, plaits, rings and slings in over 500 step-by-step photographs

      by Geoffrey Budworth Geoffrey Budworth

      Knots have been around since our Neolithic ancestors first tied reef knots and clove hitches thousands of years ago. This book is a practical guide to tying 75 knots, from the simple overhand or thumb knot and the single hitch to the more challenging doub

    • Painting & art manuals
      January 2016

      ZEN DOODLE CUBE

      Includes 200 doodle sheets, 24 patterns to copy, a black fibre-tipped pen & pencil

      by Anness Publishing

      ZEN DOODLE CUBE Includes 200 doodle sheets, 24 patterns to copy, a black fibre-tipped pen & pencil PUBLICATION: January 2016

    • Book & paper crafts
      March 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: FLOWERING PATTERNS

      75 mindful designs to colour in

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of floral designs to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focused on c

    • Book & paper crafts
      March 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: COLOURING MANDALAS

      75 mindful patterns to enjoy

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of mandalas to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focused on creatin

    • Book & paper crafts
      March 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: CALMING PATTERNS

      75 mindful designs to colour in

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of distinctive patterns to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focuse

    • Book & paper crafts
      April 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: RELAXING PATTERNS

      75 mindful designs to colour in

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of intricate patterns to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focused

    • Book & paper crafts
      April 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: COLOURING MEDITATION

      75 mindful patterns to enjoy

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of intricate mandalas to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focused

    • Book & paper crafts
      April 2016

      THE PEACEFUL PENCIL: MINDFUL COLOURING

      75 relaxing patterns to enjoy

      by Anness Publishing

      Take time to relax and clear your mind with this beautiful pocket-sized book of nature patterns to colour in. As you choose your colours and start to bring the pattern to life you will find yourself entering a deeply peaceful state, completely focused on

    • Horses & ponies

      THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HORSES

      BREEDS CARE RIDING SADDLERY

      by Debby Sly, with Sarah Muir and Judith Draper

      This book is an invaluable guide to every aspect of horsemanship, with a fully illustrated directory of breeds of the world, step-by-step instructions on how to ride, and information about specialist equipment for both horse and rider. Over 60 breeds of h

    • Conjuring & magic
      December 2017

      MAGIC CARD TRICKS

      by Nicholas Einhorn

    • Chess
      December 2018

      HOW TO PLAY AND WIN AT BRIDGE

      by David Bird

    • Chess
      November 2018

      HOW TO PLAY AND WIN AT CHESS

      Rules, skills and strategy, from beginner to expert, demonstrated in over 700 step-by-step illustrations

      by John Saunders

      This expertly presented book, now fully updated, tells you everything you need to know about chess. All the pieces and modern rules and terminology of chess are explained in an accessible and structured way, together with an evocative history of the game

    • Conjuring & magic

      HOW TO MASTER MAGIC

      Two great books of conjuring tricks: includes illusions, puzzles and stunts with 300 step-by-step projects for you to try, in over 2300 photographs

      by Nick Einhorn

      Nothing delights and amazes more than brilliantly performed magic tricks and this comprehensive box set contains everything the budding magician needs to put on a dazzling show. From the history of magic to card tricks, stage illusions and much more, thes

    • Outdoor survival skills
      October 2014

      THE URBAN SURVIVAL HANDBOOK

      Learn what to do in an accident, assault or terror attack

      by Harry Cook

      Most crime is concentrated in inner city areas, and this practical handbook explains how to deal with many emergencies, from break-ins, fires, accidents and floods, through to hostage situations, bombs and kidnappings. Defensive moves are clearly illustra

    • Camping & woodcraft
      October 2014

      Practical Camping Handbook

      by Peter G. Drake

    • Walking, hiking, trekking
      January 2015

      THE PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF WALKING & ORIENTEERING

      How to cross hills, back country and rough terrain in safety and confidence: a professional manual for hikers, paddlers, horse trekkers and extreme cyclists

      by Peter G. Drake

      This accessible guide provides a reference for anyone wishing to explore the back country. It deals with planning an adventure in remote territory, from budgeting and insurance to medical preparations and physical fitness. It explains how to use a map and

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