How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? What do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? And who is the face that launched a thousand ships? Did you know tha... read more

Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions - What They Mean and Where We Got Them


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From Old Testament proverbs to modern phrases like "the best things in life are free," "An Apple a Day" takes a fun look at expressions that "have stood the test of time." Read through from start to finish or search through the li... read more

An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs and Why They Still Work


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A spiritual guide to the properties of crystals explores their shapes, colors, and applications in an easy-to-follow format that includes photographic identification, detailed descriptions, and information on the individual properties.

The Crystal Bible #2

Parenting advice from "French Children Don't Throw Food", now distilled into 100 short and easy tips. In response to the enthusiastic reception of her bestselling parenting memoir "French Children Don't Throw F... read more

French Parents Don't Give in: Practical Tips for Raising Your Child the French Way


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"The book everyone is talking about- how the French manage to raise well-behaved children, and have a life! ho hasn t noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our own? How come French babies sleep through the night? Why do French children ... read more

French Children Don't Throw Food


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Guinness World Records 2013 is crammed with new and updated records, and never-before-seen photography.  Meet the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot, and witness the fiercest predators in the ocean - you can see them in 3D with our new augmented reality app!

Guinness World Records 2013

Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers and all who work outdoors or just want to know what the weather is going to do should not be without Ken Ring's Weather Almanac for 2013. The 2013 almanac has the same must-have features as earlier volumes, wit... read more

Ken Ring's 2013 New Zealand Weather Almanac

Myths in every culture of the world explain our origins, the world's creation, gods and monsters, demons, the afterlife and the underworld. This fresh and compelling account gathers together themes and stories from every culture, showing ho... read more

Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds

A healthy brain is the key to living longer and looking younger. In Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, clinical neuroscientist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel G Amen shares simple steps to boost your brain, ... read more

Use Your Brain to Change Your Age: Secrets to Look, Feel and Think Younger Every Day

Six of the best stories from the 'Commando' comic are brought together here in one battling book. The book also includes fan material, including a complete 'Commando' comic book listing and the top 50 covers.

Commando 50 Years: A Home for Heroes


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Household Wisdom is a 'mash-up' of Shannon Lush and Jennifer Fleming's successful books, Save and How to be Comfy, combined into one beautifully bound hardback edition. Packed with clever ideas to help you get the most from everyday household items - in the process you'll sa... read more

Household Wisdom

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a MUD and an API? Don't know your OCR from your PPC? Not quite clear on crowd-sourcing and culture jamming? Then this book is for you. In a series of accessible and engagingly written essays, 50 Di... read more

50 Digital Ideas: You Really Need to Know