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William Bee's Wonderful World of Trucks

William Bee’s Wonderful World of Trucks

by William Bee, Pavilion Children’s About this book:  The first in a brilliant new series all about amazing vehicles and inventions Beautiful graphic illustrations that highlight the different types of truck Funny and charming, William Bee gives you a guided tour of his trucks, aided (or not) by his trusty gang of traffic cones and […]

Learn to Paint People Quickly

Learn to Paint People Quickly

by Hazel Soan, Batsford About this book:  Bestselling author distils the key elements of painting individual people and crowds in a variety of settings. Simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations for the complete beginner. A few hours is all you need to learn the basics and start painting.     A practical guide to learn painting […]

Fix Your Home

Fix Your Home

by Jane Moseley and Jackie Strachan, Portico About this book:  Full of practical ideas and decorative inspiration The perfect gift for the first-time homeowner Vibrant illustrations by Claire Rollet       A stylish, practical guide to making your home beautiful and keeping it in tip-top condition. Fix Your Home is an illustrated little guide […]


London's Truly Strangest Tales

London’s Truly Strangest Tales

by Tom Quinn, Portico About this book:  A second helping of fascinating and bizarre stories from London’s history Part of the bestselling Strangest series, still going strong with over 1 million copies sold An ideal gift for Londoners and tourists alike           More extraordinary but true stories from London’s history. In […]

National Trust Family Cookbook

National Trust Family Cookbook

by Claire Thomson, National Trust Books About this book: National Trust Food Ambassador and Guardian food writer Claire Thomson presents this new book of delicious family-friendly recipes Packed with over 100 ideas for quick lunches and suppers to ideas for lunchboxes and breakfasts on the go         Over 100 delicious recipes perfect […]

My Tiny Flower Garden

My Tiny Flower Garden

by Matt Collins and Roo Lewis, Pavilion About this book:  This exciting flower title in Pavilion’s modern gardening series shows you how to transform any unloved plot, nook or cranny into a wonderland of colour, texture and scent Featuring 25 inspirational real-life gardens and 10 ingenious practical projects The blend of lifestyle features and hands-on advice […]


SowHow

SowHow

by Paul Matson and Lucy Anna Scott, Pavilion About this book:  An exciting, contemporary companion featuring original at-a-glance infographics and expert advice With 30 easy-to-grow vegetables, ideas for herbs, edible flowers and more, and ingenious gardening hacks, this book is brilliant for beginners and an indispensable resource for seasoned green fingers A unique gift idea […]

Secret Gardens

Secret Gardens

by Claire Massett, National Trust Books About this book:  Beautifully illustrated with both general images and plant portraits, it will appeal to both the gardener and the lover of history not to mention book lovers too – one chapter concentrates on the garden retreats of famous writers. Includes gardens grand and small across the UK, […]

Veggie Comfort Food

Veggie Comfort Food

by Josephine Ashby, National Trust Books About this book:  Over 100 recipes perfect for a vegetarian, vegan or part-time vegetarian diet Packed with colour and flavour, the recipes range from filling salads to warming soups The ideal way to pack more nutrition and tasty food into your diet           In this new […]


The Brexshit Book

The Brexshit Book

by Steven S. Stevens, Portico About this book:  Through a series of therapeutic exercises we will overcome our depression and grief around the EU referendum result and walk tall post Brexit. Activities include: Philosophy – Did David Cameron actually ever really exist? Soothing Art: Colour-in the beautiful 28 petals of a flower (oh dear – […]

The Well-Dressed Salad

The Well-Dressed Salad

by Jennifer Joyce, Pavilion About this book:  Over 50 healthy, satisfying recipes for a low-calorie lifestyle Delicious dressings and vinaigrettes specifically matched for each dish Quick and simple salads to wholesome, sophisticated dishes           Elevating salads to their rightful place as stylish and satisfying dishes, you will find more than 50 […]

Horse Racing's Strangest Tales

Horse Racing’s Strangest Tales

by Andrew Ward, Portico About this book:  Part of the bestselling Strangest series, still going strong with over 1 million copies sold Includes a selection of brand-new stories The perfect gift for the armchair racing fan and anyone who likes a flutter         Extraordinary but true stories from over 150 years of […]


100 Midcentury Chairs

100 Midcentury Chairs

by Lucy Ryder Richardson, Pavilion About this book:  Learn about 100 iconic chairs, their designers and their backstories An informative mix of quotes, facts, anecdotes and history Perfect for lovers of vintage furniture and design       A stylish and informative guide to the best of Midcentury Modern chair design. These are the top […]

My Tiny Indoor Garden

My Tiny Indoor Garden

by Lia Leendertz and Mark Diacono, Pavilion  About this book:  The latest offering from Pavilion’s modern gardening series shows you how to transform every nook and cranny into a sensational green space Featuring inspirational tiny indoor gardens, projects and practical know-how The blend of lifestyle features and hands-on advice makes this a must-have title for anyone […]

Tie & Dye

Tie & Dye

by Lizzie King, Pavilion About this book:  Tie-dye and shibori (Japanese indigo dye) are key trends for 2016/17 across catwalks, high-street fashion and home decor. Projects suitable for all levels of skill and experience.           Transform your home and wardrobe with this fresh and modern take on tie-dye. Tie-dye has shaken […]


There Once Was A Man With Six Wives

There Once Was A Man With Six Wives

by Mick Twister and Hannah Warren, Portico About this book:  A hugely entertaining collection of clever and fun limericks, one for each monarch in British history – and more! A follow-up to the author’s successful title There Was an Old Geezer Called Caesar With illustrations by popular illustrator Hannah Warren       Royal history as […]

What the Trump?!

What the Trump?!

by Steven S. Stevens, Portico About this book:  Therapeutic activities include: Get your brain working – be creative. Invent a use for Mike Pence. A hat-stand perhaps? You could hang your slogan caps there? Forget about your worries – lull yourself off to sleep with a soothing fairy-tale about a dashing hero called Trumpunzel who […]

Fishing's Strangest Tales

Fishing’s Strangest Tales

by Tom Quinn, Portico About this book:  Part of the best-selling Strangest series, still going strong with over 1 million copies sold Includes a selection of brand-new stories The perfect gift for an armchair fishing fan           Extraordinary but true stories from over two hundred years of angling history. Fishing’s Strangest […]


How to Make Jewellery

How to Make Jewellery

by Mary Helt, Collins & Brown About this book:  Great projects for both beginners and experienced crafters Contemporary projects you’ll want to make Beautiful photography and concise instructions accompany each project           Have you ever wandered around a jewellery shop looking for that little something, but have never been able to […]

Everything You Know About Science is Wrong

Everything You Know About Science is Wrong

by Matt Brown, Batsford About this book:  Popular science in an accessible language that can be enjoyed by anyone. Is nothing faster than the speed of light? Was Sputnik the first object in space? Have your myths busted! Written by scientifically trained Londonist journalist Matt Brown. Part of the Everything You Know is Wrong series. […]

How to Play the Middle Game in Chess

How to Play the Middle Game in Chess

by John Littlewood, Batsford About this book: The first edition of this book was widely hailed as one of the most useful guides to the middle game ever written. Rewritten to incorporate new material from contemporary tournaments, this classic work now steps into the 21st century. Along with over 300 instructive and entertaining examples, Littlewood […]


Dry January

Dry January

by Stephanie Glass, Portico About this book:  Last year more than 2 million people took part in Dry January in the UK The perfect gift or self-purchase for a happy and healthy New Year Contains a mixture of solid practical advice and wry humour to keep you focused and positive         101 […]

Cutting and Draping Party and Eveningwear

Cutting and Draping Party and Eveningwear

by Dawn Cloake, Batsford About this book:  A comprehensive and accessible guide to pattern cutting your own special occasion clothes Features a variety of styles that you can fashion yourself Written by the late Dawn Cloake, visiting lecturer at the London College of Fashion         This is the complete guide to pattern […]

William Morris Decor & Design (mini)

William Morris Decor & Design (mini)

by Elizabeth Wilhilde, Pavilion About this book:  Reissue of this classic and richly illustrated book on William Morris style, including Willow Bough, The Strawberry Thief and Compton Updated suppliers’ list detailing where to buy Morris & Co. fabrics and wallpapers Illustrated glossary containing sixty of the best-known designs to allow easy pattern selection and identification […]