• Children's & YA


      Learn what makes things go: the greatest machines and inventions throughout history with over 1,600 fantastic photographs, illustrations, cutaways and diagrams

      by Chris Oxlade Michael Harris

    • Food & Drink
      July 2006

      Mediterranean Cooking

      by Jacqueline Clark Joanna Farrow

      Arranged in sections that cover appetizers, soups, vegetable dishes, salads, fish and shellfish, meat dishes, poultry dishes, grains, pulses and breads, desserts and pastries, this evocative collection presents both traditional favourites and new combinat

    • Gardening: plants

      the gardener's practical guide to annuals, bulbs & perennials

      by Richard Bird and Kathy Brown

      the gardener's practical guide to annuals, bulbs & perennials An illustrated encyclopedia of flower plants containing more than 1800 beautiful photographs Richard Bird and Kathy Brown - How to identify, select, plant and maintain a wide range of beautiful

    • Food & Drink
      July 2007

      Slow Cooker, One-Pot Cooking & Casseroles

      The essential guide to using a slow cooker and creating tempting one-pot meals, with over 400 delicious recipes and 1700 colour photographs

      by Catherine Atkinson Jenni Fleetwood

      This practical cookbook is designed for those with busy lives who want to eat tasty, wholesome meals without the need for time-consuming techniques. The book is ideal as much for the first-time slow cooker or clay-pot user as for the more experienced cook

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      July 2006

      The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wine, Beer & Spirits

      by Brian Glover Stuart Walton

      This expert and accessible reference guide provides all the facts you need to enjoy wines, beers and spirits to the full, with fascinating background information on how they are made, best-known producers and brand names, flavours, aromas and serving advi

    • Food & Drink
      February 2006


      by Anne Sheasby

    • Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice
      September 2007

      The Feng Shui Bible

      Everything you need to know to make your house a tranquil and positive space full of calm and well-balanced energy

      by Gill Hale Mark Evans

      There are many ways to create oases of calm in our lives, and this book covers a multitude of them. Beginning with the ancient art of Feng Shui, you will be given all the advice you need on how to create a stimulating and comfortable living space. The boo

    • Food & Drink
      August 2006

      The Encyclopedia of Sauces, Pickles & Preserves

      by Catherine Atkinson, Christine France Maggie Mayhew

      A comprehensive reference section covers all the techniques, equipment and ingredients needed. Beginning with a guide to hot stocks, sauces and salsas, learn how to whisk a creamy hollandaise sauce to just the right consistency, prevent a sweet egg custar

    • Food & Drink
      September 2006

      The Complete Illustrated Book of Appetizers, Buffets, Finger Food & Party Food

      by Bridget Jones

      Being prepared is the key to success and the book opens with a useful reference section. Advice is given on all the essentials, from deciding what type of party to host and making guest lists to estimating the food and drink requirements and creating styl

    • Food & Drink
      August 2006

      400 Three and Four Ingredient Recipes


      by Joanna Farrow Jenny White

      Perfect for today's busy modern cook, this book shows how to achieve maximum flavour with minimum effort. Every recipe tastes sensational but requires just three or four ingedients, saving money and saving time on planning, shopping and preparation. There

    • Food & Drink
      January 2007

      The Half Hour Cook

      Quick and easy meals for the busy cook: 200

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      This is the must-have guide to healthy, home-cooked food that can be rustled up in a matter of minutes, with 400 recipes and whole menus that can be cooked in less than half an hour. Carefully compiled for even the most hectic schedule, this cookbook is p

    • History
      March 2007

      The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya

      The definitive chronicle of the ancient peoples of Mexico & Central America

      by Charles Phillips

      This definitive reference work offers insights into the art and architecture, myths and legends, and everyday life of the people of Mexico and Central America. Stories of blood sacrifice, pyramids and temples, and treasuries filled with gold have fascinat

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      May 2007

      The World Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures

      The ultimate visual reference to 1000 dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures of land, air and sea from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras

      by Dougal Dixon

      A comprehensive introduction explains the evolution of earth's geology and the development of life within it. The different habitats where dinosaurs are thought to have lived are all depicted together with the fossil evidence that helps to explain their p

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      April 2007

      The Practical Illustrated Guide to Beading & Making Jewellery

      A complete illustrated guide to traditional and contemporary techniques, including 175 step-by-step creative projects and over 1700 colour photographs

      by Ann Kay Lucinda Ganderton

      This beautiful compendium presents how-to craft techniques with more than 175 stylish projects to make.The projects are made using traditional craft skills that can be learned quickly using materials and equipment that are easy to find, and that in most i

    • Health & Personal Development
      August 2007


      by Nitya Lacroix Judy Bastyra

    • Food & Drink
      February 2013


      How to create fuss-free, economical and delicious dishes for all the family, with fabulous recipes shown step by step in more than 1800 photographs

      by Lucy Doncaster

      Creating tempting meals suitable for all the family can be both expensive and time-consuming, but this book will show you just how easy it can be to create a variety of sustaining and appetizing meals within budget. A full introduction explains the basic

    • Children's & YA
      October 2007

      The Deadly World of Bugs, Snakes, Spiders and Crocodiles

      The dramatic lives and conflicts of the worldÔøΩs strangest creatures

      by Barbara Taylor

      This comprehensive guide captures the enthralling world of reptiles and insects from all over the globe. From poisonous snakes and fearsome alligators to delicate butterflies and industrious honey bees, you ll discover amazing facts about all sizes and sp

    • Food & Drink
      February 2008

      The Complete Illustrated Potato & Rice Bible

      Over 300 delicious, easy-to-make recipes for two

      by Alex Barker, Sally Mansfield Christine Ingram

      This book first looks at the potato and all of the things that can be done with it.

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