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Offices built like baskets, super-tall towers, magnificent cathedrals, designer villas, suspension bridges - all these plus many more buildings, some very important, others just plain peculiar, await everyone who joins Philip the stork and his friend Leap the frog... read more

Stories of Famous Buildings

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Series:Atlas Ser.

The new fifth edition of National Geographic's award-winning atlas is more fascinating and fact-filled than ever It's the definitive atlas for middle and high-school students to explore and use in the classroom, college prep, and at home.
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National Geographic Student World Atlas 05ed

Inventions that Didn’t Change the World is a fascinating visual tour through some of the most bizarre inventions registered with the British authorities in the nineteenth century. In an era when Britain was the workshop of the world, design prote... read more

Inventions that Didn't Change the World

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Britain has a wealth of royal palaces, some owned by the Crown as part of the country's assets, while others have been bought by members of the Royal Family themselves as personal residences. Each property has a fascinating story behind it, as well as its own unique p... read more

Royal Homes and Gardens

After the enormous international success of The Phantom Atlas and The Golden Atlas, Edward Brooke-Hitching's stunning new book unveils some of the most beautiful maps and charts ever created during mankind's quest to map t... read more

The Sky Atlas: The Greatest Maps, Myths and Discoveries of the Universe

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Series:I Used to Know That ...

A Sunday Times top-ten title in 2008 and a bestseller ever since, I Used to Know That has continued to delight readers with its pages of forgotten facts from our school days. Now available in paperback, this great gift book has been repacka... read more

I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School
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Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. If these are missing, parts of us are missing too. The Emotional Inheritance division of Exisle Publishing works with a global team of psychologist... read more

Finding True Connections - How to Learn and Write about a Family Member's History

A biography of a much misunderstood punctuation mark and a call to arms in favour of clear expression and against stifling grammar rules Cecelia Watson used to be obsessive a... read more

Semicolon: How a Misunderstood Punctuation Mark Can Improve Your Writing, Enrich Your Reading and even Change Your Life

Ferns occur in great abundance in New Zealand - there are nearly 200 native species alone occurring everywhere from the coast through to the country's alpine regions. Then there are the fern allies - including clubmosses and forkferns that have an... read more

A Photographic Guide to Ferns of New Zealand

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History of Ancient Asia

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A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors... read more

The Lost Gutenberg