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The Element encyclopedia of fairies
Our Price: £11.69
The latest title in the much-loved Element Encyclopedia series, The Element Encyclopedia of Fairies explores the history, legends, and mythology of th...
The mythology book
Our Price: £18.99
More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. Th...

Brewer's dictionary of phrase & fable
Our Price: £22.50
In this book:Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its tr...
Dinosaurium
Our Price: £20.00
Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of dinosaurs, expertly cur...

An illustrated history of the Jewish people
Our Price: £16.19
An in-depth history of the Jewish faith and development of Jewish culture, from the time of Abraham and the 12 tribes through the destruction of the Temple and the Diaspora, including the Golden Age of Spain and the flowering of Yiddish culture in Eastern Europe, to the founding of modern Israel.
A to Z of Everything
Our Price: £40.00
A to Z of Everything

Whitaker's little book of knowledge
Our Price: £11.69
An authoritative, quirky trivia book divided into themed chapters. Whitaker's Little Book of Knowledge contains thousands of general knowledge gems: ...
The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of plants & flowers
Our Price: £31.50
Fifth edition of this best-selling guide to plants and flowers, updated and revised from the experts at the RHSRHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers ...

Visual dictionary
Our Price: £27.00
The ultimate dictionary. Times Educational SupplementFrom the universe and our planet, to plants and animals, to the human body and the very latest ...
Pears cyclop?dia, 2017-2018
Our Price: £22.50
THE FINAL EDITIONA world of knowledge rolled into one must-have volume - the Swiss army knife of reference booksThe quintessentially British almanac, ...

The Element encylopedia of 5000 spells
Our Price: £30.00
The definitive magic reference book for Witches, Wiccans and all devotees of the magical arts. This is the real version of the archetypal master spell...
The encyclopedia of country living
Our Price: £22.50
From craft culture to survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, urban farmers, and everyone in between there is a desire for a simpler way of life-a healt...

The plant lover's guide to epimediums
Our Price: £16.19
Epimediums may have delicate, orchid-like flowers, but they are tough, shade-tolerant perennials that are incredibly low maintenance. Their heart and ...
1,423 QI facts to bowl you over
Our Price: £9.99
The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Iceland imports ice ...

Guinness world records 2019
Our Price: £18.00
The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.
The plant lover's guide to dahlias
Our Price: £16.19
Dahlias are the showgirls of the garden. A favorite of floral and landscape designers, they come in a wide range of jewel-like colors-rich reds and vi...

The plant lover's guide to asters
Our Price: £16.19
The daisy-shaped flowers of asters are in bloom from late summer into fall and are available in shades of white, pink, purple, and blue. Native to Ame...
The encyclopedia of magickal ingredients
Our Price: £9.99
When it comes to matters of the occult, Lexa Roséan is in a league of her own. Named a 'psychic of the moment' by the New York Post, Lexa will work h...

The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of gardening
Our Price: £31.50
Create and maintain your perfect garden with the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening tips and advice from the experts at the RHS...
Wild food
Our Price: £18.00
'I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some twenty years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspi...

The well-tended perennial garden
Our Price: £25.00
This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice. -Real Simple Whether you are a new gardener or a green thumb, The Well-Tended Perennia...
The plant lover's guide to salvias
Our Price: £16.19
Salvias are available in a huge range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness, with over 900 species and hundreds of hybrids. Salvia's popularity ste...

The ultimate ambition in the arts of erudition
Our Price: £10.79
An astonishing record of the knowledge of a civilization, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition catalogues everything known to exist from the...
Akira Kurosawa
Our Price: £22.46
The career of acclaimed filmmaker Akira Kurosawa spanned more than five decades, during which he directed more than thirty movies, many of them indisp...

Guinness World Records
Our Price: £18.00
The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls and killer plants. And of course all your favourite record categories are updated, such as the world's new tallest dog! Plus, want to be a record-breaker?
YouTube world records
Our Price: £13.49
Super-powered with on-the-page links to over 300 amazing videos, YouTube World Records show the greatest feats ever recorded on the file-sharing websi...

An illustrated encyclopedia of military uniforms of the 19th century
Our Price: £19.99
The Crimean War is sometimes considered to be the first modern conflict and introduced technical changes which affected the future course of warfare.
Word Fact Finder
Our Price: £5.99

Phase Fact Finder
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Policing the Black man
Our Price: £22.50
A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essa...

Bugs Britannica
Our Price: £35.00
As with Flora and Birds, Bugs is not a biological guide but a richly-illustrated cultural one, seen through the eyes of writers, musicians, artists an...
It can't be true!
Our Price: £12.99
Calling all curious kids! The truth is definitely stranger than fiction in the most jaw-dropping, eye-popping read around. You'll be amazed by this co...

Big book of knowledge
Our Price: £12.99
Introduce children to a world of learning, from Earth to space and everything in betweenBig Book of Knowledge, fully revised and updated, is a unique ...
Charles Darwin
Our Price: £29.66
Charles Darwin: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works provides an important new compendium presenting a detailed chronology of all aspects Darwin's ...

The plant lover's guide to magnolias
Our Price: £16.19
Magnolias-beloved for their iconic spring blossoms-are among the most popular flowering trees. In The Plant Lover's Guide to Magnolias expert Andrew B...
The new children's encyclopedia
Our Price: £17.99
When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children provides answers to all the questions that kids love to ask. Dev...

The plant lover's guide to ferns
Our Price: £18.00
Ferns are easy to grow and readily available in big box stores, garden centers, and mail-order nurseries, making them a popular ornamental among new a...
A classical education
Our Price: £6.29
How many times have you wished that your history stretched all the way back to Greek and Roman myths and legends? Or that you'd been taught Latin at s...

The human body book
Our Price: £20.00
An all-in-one visual guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes. This in-depth manual to the hu...
The administrative state
Our Price: £135.00
The Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law series describes and analyses the public law of the European legal space, an area that encompasses not...

Encyclopedia of herbal medicine
Our Price: £20.66
Do you want to use herbs and natural remedies to improve your health and wellbeing? With the fully updated and revised Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine...
Brewer's dictionary of phrase and fable
Our Price: £45.00
'This is, in fact, not what you were looking for; but it's much more interesting' Terry PratchettMuch loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer'...

The pregnancy encyclopedia
Our Price: £22.50
Just discovered you're pregnant? Feeling a little bit lost? The Pregnancy Encyclopedia has the answers to all your questions, including the ones you h...
The encyclopedia of cultivated palms
Our Price: £40.50
The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is the definitive account of all palms that can be grown for ornamental and economic use. Palms are often underut...

Encyclopedia of community policing and problem solving
Our Price: £126.00
Community policing, as a philosophy, supports the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques to proactively address the immediate c...
Information is beautiful
Our Price: £22.50
A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined f...

You cannot be serious!
Our Price: £18.99
Who moves fastest around the court?Which tournament awards their champion a silver pear?Are lefties more successful than right-handed players? Which p...
Mushrooms
Our Price: £18.00
'Roger Phillips has written the best mushroom book I know.' Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallThe culmination of over thirty years' work, Roger Phillips's au...

The scale of things
Our Price: £8.99
The sun is 93,000,000 miles from earth, but who can conceive of that distance? Using scale, the sun becomes a grapefruit, the earth a grain of sand an...
Latin for bird lovers
Our Price: £13.49
While Latin is officially an ancient language, it's useful in so many areas of modern life, including bird watching. Birdwatchers need a universal l...