The 122nd edition of Pears', Britain's favourite encyclopaedia The quintessentially British bookshelf essential, Pears' Cyclopaedia continues to inform and intrigue generations of readers with its uni..
Literature suffers from appearing both deceptively easy and dauntingly difficult. We all like to think we can read a novel and understand what 'genre', 'style' and 'narrative' mean, but do we really u..
A bestseller for over a decade, "The Arts Good Study Guide" has helped over 100,000 students. For the second edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to address the challenges of stu..
"If a child can't say it, a child can't write it." Big Writing is a teaching methodology in which pupils learn and develop the ideas, vocabulary and higher level grammatical structures needed to impro..
For the first time since Orsman's 1997 Dictionary of New Zealand English here are fresh New Zealandisms and examples of their use, from both historical and contemporary sources and all areas of New Ze..
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 trademark blend of language, culture, myth and lege..
Most people will experience psychometric testing at some time or another when applying for a job and many fail to make the best of the opportunity to showcase their talents. Brilliant Psychometrics se..
Q. Is it happy medium or happy median ? My author writes: We would all be much better served as stewards of finite public funds if we could find that happy median where trust reigns supreme. Thanks! A..
Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Spelling is not about all those turgid 'spelling rules'. Instead, it presents a practical routine that teaches learners strategies to conquer any word they find diff..
A charm of goldfinches, an ascension of larks, a school of dolphins, a cloud of bats, a murder of crows. All these and more are portrayed in this enchanting new book by much loved artist Matt Sewell, ..
The easy way to access the most common citation styles and avoid inadvertent plagiarism
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The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the ever..
The all-in-one guide to using English, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need and a unique full grammar of English to answer all those tricky questions. Language notes help you choo..
Two books in one with all the words you need at your fingertips. With matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you'll never be stuck for words again! With all the main entry words s..
All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school, in a durable format. Drawn from ..
All the words you need, every day: the perfect dictionary reference for daily use, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the rig..
The perfect portable dictionary for all students aged 11-14. This dictionary has been updated to include around 20,000 entries, and includes all the words you need to know for school and exams, still ..
A fantastic colour school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition pr..
The ideal word finder with a wide range of up-to-date entries, a generous choice of synonyms, and thousands of antonyms, giving unrivalled everyday language coverage for a thesaurus of its size. The h..
The perfect reference for all students aged 11-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, with a new flexi binding, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect ..
A workbook that introduces the most frequently used idioms in English and shows you how to use them effectively. Collins Work on your Idioms is a new practice book for learners who want to increase th..
What is the true human cost of the war in Afghanistan? What are the real effects of the austerity measure? And how did the London riots spread so quickly? "Facts are Sacred", the "Guardian's" award-wi..
In the world of smartphones, instant internet access and on-demand documentaries, studying should be easier than ever. Yet all this background noise can make us unfocused and inefficient learners. So ..
New to the highly successful Smarter Study Skills series comes this essential guide to thinking and writing critically. This easy-to-use guide identifies and addresses the key areas where most student..
Ever wanted to see the world in a new way? Infographica collects intriguing data from across our planet - including facial hair styles of famous dictators, the countries with the most McDonald's resta..
Perfect for the Internet generation, "Infographics" provides readers with a new way of exploring, reading, seeing, and understanding the world around them by combining facts, figures and statistics wi..
A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by informa..
Bridge the gap between research and practice with DePoy and Gitlin's Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 4th Edition. This completely updated, user-friendly text ..
The only guide to the new-style job search letters that get you in the door A cover letter should complement, not duplicate, a resume. Its purpose is to interpret the data-oriented, factual resume an..
This is about much more than just information...This a fascinating and thoroughly modern glimpse of world knowledge, designed in David McCandless's inspirational and boundary-pushing signature visual ..
A carefully-selected collection of themed quotations to honour Shakespeare's legacy to the world on the 400th anniversary of the death of the most famous writer of all time. Find out what Shakespeare ..
This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of..
Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse..
From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on ..
Making the Move to RDA: A Self-Study Primer for Catalogers is aimed at catalogers working in the MARC environment who currently create records using AACR2 and need to transition to using the new stand..
The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and co..
Did you know that 'flavour of the month' originated in a marketing campaign in American ice-cream parlours in the 1940s, when a particular flavour would be specially promoted for a month at a time? An..
Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. With over 1,000 new quotations from all media, it's easy ..