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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now

John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much. These are the best ones and they're so good, and so funny, there has been n..

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Student Hacks

Do you become enraged when your beer bottles topple over in the fridge?Have you ever wished you could listen to your lectures in half the time? This fully illustrated manual solves your everyday dil..

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Stuff Every Grandfather Should Know

Becoming a grandfather is one of the most exciting events in a man's life--but there's a lot to learn! This little book is jam-packed with all the wisdom, know-how, and trivia that you'll need to beco..

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Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know

Becoming a grandmother is one of life's biggest joys--but that doesn't mean it's simple! This handy gift book lays out all the wisdom, savvy, and know-how you'll need to navigate, cherish, and spoil y..

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Succulents in a Book (A Bouquet in a Book)

Turn this book into an everlasting garden for your table, desk, or shelf! The pages feature eight pop-up succulents and cacti, along with text describing the characteristics of these beloved plants. I..

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Sugar Skull Origami

A mashup of two big trends -- sugar skulls and origami -- this illustrated mini kit is the perfect gift for anyone who loves sugar skulls and paper crafts and provides step-by-step instructions for a ..

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Sugar Skulls Coloring Kit

Sugar skulls are traditionally used to honor deceased loved ones in central and southern Mexico, specifically for celebrations like Day of the Dead. This beautifully illustrated coloring kit is the pe..

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Super Tutor, The

'The writer William Morris said that you should 'have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful', and I think the same is true of education - that its purpose..

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Superstition: Black Cats and White Rabbits - The History of Common Folk Beliefs

Ever wondered why we touch wood, salute magpies, skip over cracks and throw salt over our shoulders? Then Sally Coulthard has the answer as she gets under the skin of these peculiar pastimes in her ne..

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Survival - Worst Case Scenario


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Tales from the Inner City

Where can we live if not in each other's shadow? World-renowned artist Shaun Tan applies his unique imagination to a reflection on the nature of humans and animals, and our urban coexistence. Fro..

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Tales from the Inner City (Special Edition)

This very special gift box includes a special hardback edition of Tales From the Inner City and an exclusive limited edition signed and numbered print of 'Bluebell' by Shaun Tan. Where can we liv..

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Teach Yourself Bird Watching: The classic guide to ornithology

With a few sorry exceptions, it's heartening to think that the gardener or bird-spotter of the 1950s or 60s would immediately recognise most of the songs that sing out over English gardens today. For ..

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Teach Yourself Cycling: The classic guide to life on two wheels

First published in 1953, Teach Yourself Cycling is a beautiful, lovingly reproduced window into a distant age, where understanding the good manners of the road and enjoying the innocence of the family..

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Teenager Who Came to Tea

But the teenager didn't take just one Pringle. He took a selfie of himself pouring a whole tube of them into his mouth, before sending it to his best mate, along with the letters LOL! The bestselling..

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Teeny-Tiny Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are more popular now than ever before and have become a trend in mainstream culture, appearing in merchandise and in craft and gift shops across the country. This assemble-your-own fairy..

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Teeny-Tiny Nativity

Bring back the magic of the holiday season with Teeny-Tiny Nativity! In a unique package that transforms into a mini stable, the kit includes a beautifully-illustrated wooden nativity set along with a..

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Teeny-Tiny Noah's Ark

The classic story of Noah's Ark comes to life with this collectible mini wooden set, complete with Noah and his ark full of animals and The Story of Noah's Ark mini book.This kit includes:* Wooden Noa..

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Teeny-Tiny Tinsel Tree

Popular in the 1960s, aluminum Christmas trees were the epitome of Christmas festivity and Mid-Century Modernism. The shiny, festive trees are gaining popularity once more, and this space-saving versi..

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Teeny-Tiny Turntable: Includes 3 Mini-LPs to Play!

New to our line of musical kits following the recent Finger Breakdancing and Desktop Disco Fever, the Teeny-Tiny Turntable brings you the nostalgic joy of the record player anytime, anywhere! Let thos..

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Tell-Tale Heart

Based on the popular short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, this haunting mini kit includes a "beating" heart and a 48-page mini book with the classic short story, reprinted in full. A ..

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Tequila Mockingbird Kit: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

In his bestselling book Tequila Mockingbird, Tim Federle combines delicious cocktail recipes with beloved classic novels and witty humor. Existing readers, newcomers, and drink enthusiasts of every pe..

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Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favourite Literary Authors

Mallory Ortberg presents...Texts from Jane Eyre is a whimsical collection of sharp, satirical and side-splittingly funny text message conversations from your favourite literary characters. Of course i..

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The Bible According to Spike Milligan

The Old Testament- but more mad, more merry, more . . . Milligan! "And God said, Let there be light; and there was light, but Eastern Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to b..

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Think Positive, Stay Positive

'Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.' Winston Churchill There's magic in having the right attitude. No matter what life throws at us, the power of positive thinking can m..

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Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse: And Other Lessons from Modern Life

What's wrong with calling a burglar brave? Why are people so f***ing hung up about swearing? Why do the asterisks in that sentence make it okay?Why do so many people want to stop other people doing th..

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This Book Loves You

This book is cleverer and better looking than you. This book will blow your mind. This book loves you. This Book Loves You is a collection of beautifully illustrated inspirational sayings by which you..

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This is Not a Book

Particular Books are very excited to welcome the creative talents of best-selling author Keri Smith. Her books are huge word-of-mouth hits in the US: where four years after publication, Keri's first b..

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Thumb Sumo

Good ol American thumb wrestling meets the East with this unique kit that brings the competitive Japanese contact sport to both wrestling and sumo enthusiasts all over the world! This humorous kit inc..

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Tigger's Little Book of Bounce

Whether you're gloomy like Eeyore, wise like Pooh or full of BOUNCE like Tigger, each of these little books offer a unique take on life straight from the mouths of A A Milne's lovable characters. Winn..

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Titanic: A Passenger's Guide Pocket Book

This guide is a wonderful addition to Conway's best-selling pocket book series that examines this famous ship from a refreshingly different angle. Launched in May 1911, the triple-screw steamer Titani..

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Titanic: A Passenger's Guide Pocket Book: White Star Line, 1912

This guide is a wonderful addition to Conway's best-selling pocket book series that examines this famous ship from a refreshingly different angle. Launched in May 1911, the triple-screw steamer Titani..

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Too Many Tribbles!

Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise are ready for almost anything--except tribbles! When these small, furry creatures invade the ship, Captain Kirk and the crew must act quickly, befo..

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Trolls: Poppy and Branch Finger Puppets

As one of the biggest toy crazes since the 1960s, trolls and their uniquely endearing faces and shocks of colorful hair have continued to capture the hearts and imaginations of fans around the world. ..

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Trump Talking: The Donald, in His Own Words

'Part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich' But that's just part of it. His fingers, too, are 'long and beautiful'. Improbably coiffed, perma-tanned and bronze-tongued, the Donald has increasing..

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Truth Bombs. Stick it to the Man

An explosive collection of over 200 full colour die-cut stickers created to make a statement "A truth bomb", according to the Urban Dictionary "is a fact or piece of knowledge that, when told to a lis..

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Tudor Christmas

Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking 'to drive the cold winter away'. A carnival atmosphere presided at court, with a twelve-day-long festival of entertainments, ..

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UFO Cow Abduction: Beam Up Your Bovine (With Light and Sound!)

This out-of-this-world kit is loaded with special effects! It includes: -3-inch diameter spaceship, equipped with a hinged cockpit dome from which a curious alien peers, and featuring multiple li..

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Ungrateful Mammals

Dave Eggers is one of the most notable writers of his generation, recognised for such bestselling and critically acclaimed books as A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, A Hologram for the King, ..

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Unicorn Guide to Life: Magical Methods for Looking Good and Feeling Great

You don't have to be magic to harness the power of the unicorn. Bring some sparkle into your life with this guide to work, rest and play - the unicorn way! Harness your unicorn powerHealth tips t..

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Unicorn Taxidermy

The kit includes: A 3" unicorn head mounted on a magnetic plaque A humorous--and unexpected!--sound component: the unicorn says "Fabulous!" when you squeeze it 32-page illustrated mini book incl..

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Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

Enhanced with beautiful full-colour photographs, these true stories of camaraderie, affection, and remarkable bravery are from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships, Unlike..

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V&A: The Twelve Days of Christmas

'On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...' The V&A's Twelve Days of Christmas is a stunning book filled with hand-picked patterns from the V&A's collections. Featuring art work by W..

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Velveteen Rabbit Mini Kit

The Velveteen Rabbit is the timeless story by Margery Williams that tells the classic tale of how a toy rabbit longed to become real. This mega mini kit includes a plush of the Velveteen Rabbit and a ..

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Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

You've seen him at your local car dealership and car wash-now, bring a wacky inflatable tube guy to your office and let the laughs abound Kit includes: * An 18-inch waving tube man with fan ..

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Walking Dead Blood Globe

AMC's"The Walking Dead" tells the story of Rick Grimes and his band of survivors living in the gruesome aftermath of a zombie apocalypse. This deluxe kit includes a one-of-a-kind blood globe, featurin..

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Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off

The Wayward Leunig is a superb companion volume to Michael Leunig's The Essential Leunig, with another 400 definitive cartoons spanning five decades. Michael Leunig found the process of selecting just..

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We Can Do it!

'Speak! It's a revolution for women to have voices.' Jill Soloway Ever since the dawn of time, women have been stepping up and saying 'Yes we can!', even while they were being told 'No you can't'. Fro..

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We're Going On A Bar Hunt: A Parody

We're going on a bar hunt. We're going to find a cool one. The babysitter's booked. We're not old! Bestselling authors Emlyn Rees and Josie Lloyd also happen to be parents, so they understand the comp..

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Wee Little Garden Gnome: A Tiny Bit O' Luck

Gnomes have charmed gardeners since the nineteenth century with their playful features and iconic red hats. Wee Little Garden Gnome includes a 32-page mini book on the history of gnomes, a two-sided b..

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