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Old Age Is the Absence of Youth (and a Lot of Other Things): 175 Jokes for People Who Think Napping Is a Hobby

"Things get better with age . . . and they are 50% off before 6 p.m." "" "Age is the Absence of Youth (and a Lot of Other Things) "is a collection of wit and wisdom about the joys and trials of growin..

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Old Man and the Knee: How to be a Golden Oldie

Although in his seventies, Christopher Matthew is convinced he is not yet old. No one one has ever stood up for him on a crowded bus or tube. He plays golf and walks the dog. He has all his own teeth,..

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On Cats (new ed)

A collection of Doris Lessing's charming and celebrated writings about cats. Doris Lessing's love affair with cats began at a young age, when she became intrigued with the semi-feral creatures on the ..

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On Doing Nothing: Finding Inspiration in Idleness

In an age of obsessive productivity and stress, this illustrated ode to idleness invites readers to take a deep breath and explore the art of slowing down. Beloved author and illustrator Roman Muradov..

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On the Prowl: The Secret Life of Cats

With a hugely popular following on Facebook, On the Prowl has developed a regular daily following of more than 100,000 cat lovers from around the world. In On the Prowl the best of Rupert Fawcett's ..

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One Hundred Great Books in Haiku


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One Question a Day: My Life So Far

Everybody has a story, and this book enables even reluctant journal writers to record an autobiography. By answering just one thought-provoking question for each day of the year, it's easy to write yo..

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Parisianer: Covers of an Imaginary Magazine

1 book, 127 illustrations, 45 beautiful women, 15 cups of coffee, 31 pigeons, 62 Japanese tourists, 4 tobacco shops, 1 fan, 57 bouquets of flowers, 3 boats, 13 street lights, 6 taxis, 41 dogs, 1 bass,..

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Peanuts for the Soul

The kids (and canines) of Peanuts know a thing or two about how tough life can be. But with a philosophical approach to the trials and tribulations of growing up - from not being able to talk to the g..

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Peanuts Guide to Happiness: Peanuts Guide to Life

The Peanuts gang offer their wisdom on happiness in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. For the beguiling Peanuts gang, happiness is many things - a warm blanket, a snowy day, a f..

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Peanuts Movie: Snoopy the Flying Ace: Figurine and Sticker Book Kit

Based on "The Peanuts Movie " starring Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the rest of the lovable gang adored by generations of fans, this mini kit is a treasured keepsake for fans of all ages, including..

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Pen is Mightier than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World's Greatest Female Writers

For nasty women everywhere,The Pen is Mightier than the Penis is a feminist quote book celebrating female writers throughout the centuries, from Sappho to Margaret Atwood. Find the perfect comeback fo..

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Penguin Leunig: 40th Anniversary Edition

The 40th anniversary edition of the first collection of cartoons by Michael Leunig. Originally published in 1974, The Penguin Leunig was the very first collection of cartoons from the inimitable Leuni..

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Penguin Science Fiction Postcard Box

This is a 100 postcard collection of the iconic, bizarre and mind-blowing best of science fiction cover designs from 80 years of Penguin's history. From the 1930s and 1940s and the world famous tri-ba..

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Perpetual Disappointments Diary

'Best. Diary. Ever' Metro 'Cheeringly depressing' Guardian 'Abandon all hope, ye who buy it' New York Times Perpetual Disappointments Diary is a downbeat journal for pessimists, cynics and losers ev..

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Perpetual Disappointments Diary 2018

'Best. Diary. Ever' Metro 'Cheeringly depressing' Guardian 'Abandon all hope, ye who buy it' New York Times Perpetual Disappointments Diary is a downbeat journal for pessimists, cynics and l..

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Written by bestselling author Boris Starling, Pets is one of the new titles for 2017 in the Haynes Explains series. A light-hearted and entertaining take on the classic workshop manual, it contains ev..

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Pierre the Maze Detective: The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone

Pierre the Maze Detective has a new case. Mr X has stolen the Maze Stone, which has the power to turn the whole of Opera City into a maze. Can you help Pierre and his friend Carmen find their way thro..

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Pinball Science

Build your own working pinball machine while you get to grips with gravity, force and acceleration. Pinball Science is an exciting interactive book and model that lets you demonstrate scientific princ..

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Pocket Bowie: Inspirational Words from a Rock Legend

Genre-hopping, gender-bending: Bowie has never been afraid to push the boundaries. Whether masquerading as an alien, a spaceman or a goblin king, this rock 'n' roll hero was a true visionary. The deat..

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Pocket Frida Kahlo Wisdom: Inspirational quotes and wise words from a legendary icon

Frida Kahlo is undoubtedly one of the most innovative and influential painters of the 20th century and is widely considered a style icon thanks to her eclectic taste and love for colour, print and hau..

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Pocket Maya Angelou Wisdom: Empowering quotes and wise words from a literary icon

Pocket Maya Angelou Wisdom is a collection of some of her best and most empowering quotes. This is the ultimate keepsake for fans of Maya Angelou's beautiful poetry, as well as for anyone looking for ..

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Pokemon Coloring Kit

The Pokemon franchise is more popular than ever with the launch of Pokemon GO and new video games Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. The latest in our growing and hugely successful coloring kit series, the..

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Police: A Field Guide

This book will arm activists on the streets-as well as anyone with an open mind on one of the key issues of our time-with a critical analysis and ultimately a redefinition of the very idea of policing..

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Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories

A bear flies through space. A hamster suffers a breakdown. Elsewhere, a child marvels at the wonder of nature as worms emerge from the ground and begin looking for vodka. This is the bizarre world of ..

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Pope Francis Bobblehead

"We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love." From the moment Pope Francis became the Bishop of Rome, he has been a much admired and respected figure trave..

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Popular Errors Explained

In 1841 John Timbs wrote a book called "Popular Errors Explained". It went on - with Timbs' other great series 'Curiosities of ...' - to become one of the great popular books of the 19th century, runn..

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Postcards from Penguin: 100 Book Jackets in One Box

This is a collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Penguin book jacket. From classics to crime, here are over seventy years of quintessentially British design in one box. In ..

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Postcards from Puffin : 100 Book Covers in One Box

This is a unique collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Puffin book cover. From picture books to paperbacks, teen fiction to "Puffin Classics", this is a selection from sev..

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Postcards from the Design Museum

One hundred iconic works of art and design, published to mark the museum's relaunch in Kensington The Design Museum is home to the visionaries that shape our lives and create our futures: Terrence Con..

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Postcards from Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers

It is a collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a striking "Vogue" cover. From early aspirational illustrations to modern celebrity photography, this is a stunning selection of "Vogue's" most dazz..

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Practical Magic: Includes Rose Quartz and Tiger's Eye Crystals, 3 Sheets of Metallic Tattoos, and More!

Casual clairvoyants and weekend witches will find all the tools they need to enchant the everyday with Practical Magic! Covering the essentials of modern magic and mysticism, this kit comes with a ros..

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Predicaments of Peppermint Patty


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Princess Bride Talking Book

The Princess Bride Talking Book features an interactive molded plastic book that opens to play 15 of the movie's unforgettable quotes, from "Inconceivable!" to "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my..

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Pusheen: A Cross-Stitch Kit

Pusheen is the Internet's favorite chubby tabby who has warmed the hearts of millions with her animated GIFs and comics. For fans of I Am Pusheen the Cat; Pusheen: A Magnetic Kit; and the Pusheen colo..

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Pusheen: A Magnetic Kit

Pusheen is a chubby tabby cat who has taken the Internet by storm with her animated GIFs and comics, garnering millions of fans online and beyond. Now, you can bring the naughty, adorable, and pleasan..

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Qi the Book of the Dead

Welcome to QI: The Book of the Dead, a biographical dictionary with a twist - one where only the most interesting people made it in!QI have got together six dozen of the happiest, saddest, maddest and..

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QI: Advanced Banter

This is the ultimate compendium of crisp one-liners, knockout jokes, droll asides and universal truths collected over the years by the creators of QI. "You know 'that look' women get when they want se..

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QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance

Join QI's expedition into the animal kingdom to encounter 100 of its most remarkable subjects. Marvel at the elephants that walk on tiptoe, pigs that shine in the dark, and the woodlouse that drinks t..

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QI: The Book of General Ignorance - The Noticeably Stouter Edition

An indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, QI. From the bestselling authors of The Book of General Ignorance comes a not..

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QI: The Second Book of General Ignorance

Just when you thought it was safe to start showing off again, the bestselling authors of The Book of General Ignorance and 1,277 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off are back. With a foreword by Stephen Fr..

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QI: the Third Book of General Ignorance

The Third Book of General Ignorance gathers together 180 questions, both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programme's popular 'General Ignorance' round, and show why, when it comes to general..

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QI: The Third Book of General Ignorance

The Third Book of General Ignorance gathers together 180 questions, both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programme's popular 'General Ignorance' round, and show why, when it comes to general..

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Questions for Deep Thinkers

Blending philosophy and humor, here are 250 thought-provoking, challenging, and strange questions-from the profound "what is the meaning of life?" to the playful "is a hotdog a sandwich?" and everythi..

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Quotable Cats

'Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.' William S. Burroughs This stunning photographic collection of quotations about felines is a delightful celebration of our whiskered friends, perfect for ..

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Quotes for Nasty Women

Nasty women, unite - and read this compendium of fascinating quotations about powerful women through history. When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as "such a nasty woman", women felt a jolt o..

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Random Illustrated Facts: A Collection of Curious, Weird, and Totally Not Boring Things to Know
Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me

Now she turns her attention to our mysterious, playful and surprisingly wise feline friends. Every page of this full colour gift book pairs a charming photograph with just the right sentiment, offerin..

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Really Important Stuff My Kids Have Taught Me

Now it is reconceived in a brand-new, full-colour, photograph-filled format that is both pared down to its essential best and augmented with quotations, stories, lists. Collected by Cynthia L. Copelan..

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Recipes for Good Luck: The Superstitions, Rituals, and Practices of Extraordinary People

What did Maya Angelou do to keep the words flowing? What is a NASA engineer's lucky charm? How does Thom Yorke prep for a concert? This book peeks into the dressing rooms, studios, labs, and locker ro..

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Rescue Me: Dog Adoption Portraits and Stories, from New York City

For three years, fashion and portrait photographer Richard Phibbs has donated his services to the Humane Society of New York, making portraits of dogs up for adoption as part of the Manhattan shelter'..

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