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Picture of The Average Life Of The Average Person: How It All Adds Up.

The Average Life Of The Average Person: How It All Adds Up.

Farrington, Tadg.

This fascinating almanac of human behaviour offers an analysis of the average lifespan of ...

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Picture of The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians.

The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians.

Bury, J. B.

This famous study by the Cambridge historian was first published in 1928, and has become a...

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Picture of The God Delusion.

The God Delusion.

Dawkins, Richard.

Since it was published in 2006 it has sold over 3 million copies and become an iconic book...

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Picture of Chinese Animal Painting Made Easy.

Chinese Animal Painting Made Easy.

Yue, Rebecca.

There are two basic styles of Chinese brush painting: the outline style and the non-outlin...

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Picture of The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History.

The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History.

Jordan, Don and Walsh, Michael.

After Charles I was beheaded, his son in exile vowed vengeance on those who ordered his fa...

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Picture of Joan of Arc: A Military Leader.

Joan of Arc: A Military Leader.

DeVries, Kelly.

Many books have told Joan's tale from religious and feminist aspects, but this takes a dif...

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Picture of Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy.

Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy.

Harrison, Chris.

An entertaining and humorous account of an Australian bloke falling in love with an Italia...

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Picture of A Fish Supper and a Chippy Smile: Love, Hardship and Laughter in a South-East London Fish-and-Chip Shop.

A Fish Supper and a Chippy Smile: Love, Hardship and Laughter in a South-East London Fish-and-Chip Shop.

Kemp, Hilda and Cathryn.

A memoir of a fish-and-chip shop in Bermondsey in the 1950s and 60s which was run by colo...

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Picture of Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.

Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.

Tolan, Sandy.

Ramzi, as an eight-year-old Palestinian refugee, threw stones at Israeli soldiers. A photo...

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Picture of The Riviera Set.

The Riviera Set.

Lovell, Mary S.

Tells the story of a famous house and those who peopled it between 1930 and 1960 and uncov...

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Picture of The Good Child's Guide to Rock 'n' Roll.

The Good Child's Guide to Rock 'n' Roll.

Duffy, Carol Ann.

This wonderfully energetic collection of children’s poetry from the Poet Laureate includes...

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Picture of Classic Collection: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Classic Collection: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Irving, Washington and Pirotta, Saviour.

The small town of Sleepy Hollow is said to be haunted by the Headless Horseman and when Ic...

$21.95 $5.00

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Picture of Alexander the Great: The Life of a King and a Conqueror.

Alexander the Great: The Life of a King and a Conqueror.

Shone, Rob and Ganeri, Anita.

The life of Alexander the Great illustrated in picture strip. This volume in the graphic n...

$7.95

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Picture of Christopher Columbus: The Life of a Master Navigator and Explorer.

Christopher Columbus: The Life of a Master Navigator and Explorer.

West, David and Gaff, Jackie.

The complete life story of Columbus told in picture strip. If you want a quick reference o...

$7.95

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Picture of Classic Collection: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Classic Collection: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Stevenson, Robert Louis and Rooney, Anne.

One of those stories that everyone 'knows' but very few people have read. Idealistic young...

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Picture of Cooking with Cannabis: Delicious Recipes for Edibles and Everyday Favorites.

Cooking with Cannabis: Delicious Recipes for Edibles and Everyday Favorites.

Wolf, Laurie.

Wolf is a chef and was inspired to write this after treating her own serious epilepsy with...

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Picture of Food for Friends.

Food for Friends.

Klepac, Ariana (ed.).

Here are 100 recipes for impromptu dinner parties, plant-based feasts, weekend brunch, a b...

$24.99 $9.95

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Picture of Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy.

Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy.

Friedland, Josh.

These definitions serve as a snapshot of the excesses of the current food scene, and a win...

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Picture of The Sweet Pea Book.

The Sweet Pea Book.

Rice, Graham.

We love these exquisite, fragrant flowers. They are one of the prettiest annuals of all ti...

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Picture of The Heart Must Break: The Fight for Democracy and Truth in Burma.

The Heart Must Break: The Fight for Democracy and Truth in Burma.

Mawdsley, James.

Mawdsley, from Lancashire, was just twenty-seven when he was arrested and imprisoned for 1...

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Picture of Newcomers' Lives: The Story of Immigrants as Told in Obituaries from The Times.

Newcomers' Lives: The Story of Immigrants as Told in Obituaries from The Times.

Unwin, Peter (ed.).

Immigrants are rarely popular. ‘They steal jobs, hide their faces, and bring unfamiliar co...

$35.00 $9.95

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Picture of Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s.

Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s.

Sebba, Anne.

It was women who came into contact with the Germans on a daily basis during the Occupation...

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Picture of Peaks and Troughs: In at the Deep End, High in the Hills.

Peaks and Troughs: In at the Deep End, High in the Hills.

Perry, Nick.

When Nick and his brother inherited money from a distant relative in 1970 they decided to ...

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Picture of Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.

Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.

Butler, Samuel (ed.).

Butler's translation of Homer's original is famous, and makes the epic story easy for a ne...

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