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If you fancy reading something a little bit lighter, then our range of Entertainment Books are perfect for you. Fun, light and engaging, they make great "between" books reads, for when you want something that you can pick up and put down as you please. Use the filters below to find your next entertainment book.

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Celebrate the first decade of James Cameron's Avatar and the beginnings of an epic cinematic journey. Delve into the majestic world of Pandora and discover the incredible wealth of creativity that led this story to become the highest-grossing film of all time and the winner of three Academy Awards. The World of Avatar celebrates, explores, and explains the spectacular world of Pandora-its extraordinary geology, flora and fauna, and the customs and beliefs of its people, the mysterious Na'vi. With a foreword by Avatar star Zoe Saldana (Neytiri), and an introduction by producer Jon Landau, The World of Avatar concludes with a "sneak peek" of a new Avatar era, fuelling excitement for the long-awaited release of Avatar 2 in December 2022. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241400753 • Author: Joshua Izzo • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 28.4 x 23.6 x 1.9 cm

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A self-portrait in 154 songs, by our greatest living songwriter. 'More often than I can count, I've been asked if I would write an autobiography, but the time has never been right. The one thing I've always managed to do, whether at home or on the road, is to write new songs. I know that some people, when they get to a certain age, like to go to a diary to recall day-to-day events from the past, but I have no such notebooks. What I do have are my songs, hundreds of them, which I've learned serve much the same purpose. And these songs span my entire life.' In this extraordinary book, with unparalleled candour, Paul McCartney recounts his life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career - from his earliest boyhood compositions through the legendary decade of The Beatles, to Wings and his solo albums to the present. Arranged alphabetically to provide a kaleidoscopic rather than chronological account, it establishes definitive texts of the songs' lyrics for the first time and describes the circumstances in which they were written, the people and places that inspired them, and what he thinks of them now. Presented with this is a treasure trove of material from McCartney's personal archive - drafts, letters, photographs - never seen before, which make this also a unique visual record of one of the greatest songwriters of all time. We learn intimately about the man, the creative process, the working out of melodies, the moments of inspiration. The voice and personality of Paul McCartney sings off every page. There has never been a book about a great musician like it. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241519332 • Author: Paul McCartney • Publisher: Allen Lane • Format: Hardback • Pages: 912 • Dimensions: 26.9 x 21.4 x 7.6 cm

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The ideal gift for royal fans. This is the story of a life dedicated to public service, reported by The Times as it unfolded. From her time as a young princess to that as an internationally admired head of state, Queen Elizabeth has always fascinated and intrigued. Discover insights and memories, and see a changing society reflected in reporting from throughout the 70-year reign of Britain’s longest serving monarch. Published to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this detailed profile features essays, articles and full-colour images drawn from The Times archives. Writers from The Times and leading royal historians – among them Ben Macintyre, Kate Williams and Hugo Vickers – salute her achievements and offer insights into what lies behind the public façade of the Crown. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008485207 • Author: James Owen and Times Books  • Publisher: Times Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 23.6 x 19.51 x 2.54cm

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Discover the fantastic world of Charlie's four unlikely friends and enjoy their story of the most important life lessons. Shared thousands of times online and recreated in school art classes, hung on hospital walls and turned into tattoos, delve into the conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse. This is Charlie's first book of his most-loved illustrations. 'Feeling a little blue? Meet the new Winnie the Pooh.' - The Daily Mail. 'Love, friendship and kindness - this book speaks a universal language.' - Bear Grylls. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781529105100• Author: Charlie Mackesy• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Hardback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 22.5 x 17.5 x 2.5cm

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The definitive guide to the characters of the DC Multiverse and a vital addition to every comic book fan's bookshelf. Iconic Super Heroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and The Flash have been transformed in recent years, along with many other DC characters. This new edition of the most comprehensive A-Z guide to DC's pantheon of Super Heroes and Super-Villains includes the latest earth-shaking developments in the DC Multiverse, with profiles of more than 1,200 characters. Created in full collaboration with DC, the encyclopedia features characters and art from every key crossover event, including Dark Nights: Metal and its sequel Dark Nights: Death Metal. With a foreword by DC legend Jim Lee, a brand-new cover design, and thrilling comic artwork, the fun and excitement of more than 80 years of comics history explodes off every page. Experience the DC Multiverse like never before with The DC Comics Encyclopedia New Edition. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241439531 • Author: Matthew K. Manning  • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 30.7 x 25.9 x 2.6 cm

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Get ready for a whole lot of laughter with this unofficial Harry Potter Joke Book – sure to provide endless fun! With plenty of hilarious jokes from the magical world of Harry Potter, this weasingly witty joke book is perfect for every muggle and wizard alike. The ideal gift for any avid fan of the Harry Potter series. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913004354 • Author: Susanna Geoghegan Gift Publishing • Publisher: Susanna Geoghegan Gift Publishing • Format: Paperback

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Do you love playing wordle? Do you wish you could do more than one puzzle a day? If you do, then you will love this collection of 500 puzzles to do anytime, anywhere. Wordle Challenge presents a fun, interactive collection of brain-teasing puzzles, that can be played offline and will entertain for hours and hours. These stimulating puzzles are graded from Easy to Expert level. Puzzlers must guess what the correct word is, deducing from previous words in the grid what letters go where. A clue means there is only one correct solution to each puzzle, and answers can be found at the back of the book. Whether you are looking for puzzle practiceto train your brain, or seeking a screen-free offline alternative to online puzzles, this collection will have you enthralled. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780711280403 • Author: Ivy Press • Publisher: Ivy Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.8cm

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Discover the elemental properties of iconic Marvel Comics characters. From the volatile gamma-irradiated Hulk to the stable Super-Soldier Captain America, and the technologically enhanced Iron Man to the cosmically charged Silver Surfer, the Marvel Comics Universe boasts a diverse array of heroes and villains. Whether mutants or Asgardians, Celestials or Inhumans, The Periodic Table of Marvel expertly classifies key and lesser known Marvel characters to reveal the properties that bind them, the catalysts that created them, the chain reactions that energize them, and the underlying structures and formulas that underpin the Marvel Universe. With more than 130 character profiles written by a Marvel expert, beautiful comic book art, and Marvel's seal of approval, The Periodic Table of Marvel reveals the fascinating and surprising connections between the most incredible heroes and villains ever created. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241500835 • Author: Melanie Scott • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 20 x 14 x 4 cm

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In 1922, three men - only one of whom had previously heard of 'broadcasting' - founded the BBC. In doing so, Arthur Burrows, Cecil Lewis, and John Reith set out to accomplish something utterly bold: using what had been a weapon of war - Marconi's wireless - to remake culture for the good of humanity. In The BBC: A People's History, professor and historian David Hendy traces the BBC from its maverick beginnings through war, the creation of television, changing public taste, austerity and massive cultural change. The BBC has constantly evolved, developing from one radio station, to television, then multiple channels and now the competition with the internet and streaming services. This is a history of a now global institution that defines Britain and created modern broadcasting; it is also a reflection of 100 years of British history. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781781255254 • Author: David Hendy • Publisher: Profile Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 656 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 15.8 x 5.2 cm

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Joan Collins has been a diarist from the age of twelve, writing enthusiastically over the years. She dictated most of these entries in real time into a mini-tape recorder at the end of the day, and now she is spilling the beans - well, nearly all of them.  What you will discover was written when Joan 'felt like it' between 1989 and 2009. Whether it is an encounter with a superstar or a member of the Royal Family, or her keen and honest insights into other celebrities at dinner parties and events, Joan is honest and unapologetic. Taking us on a dazzling tour around the globe - from exclusive restaurants in Los Angeles to the glittering beaches of St Tropez, from dinner parties in London to galas in New York City - some of the characters you will meet in these pages include Rod Stewart, Princess Margaret, Donald Trump, Michael Caine, Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor, Rupert Everett, Roger Moore, Shirley MacLaine, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more. Her diaries are intimate and witty, and they pull no punches, with NO apologies to anyone mentioned in them! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781474621274 • Author: Joan Collins • Publisher: W&N • Format: Hardback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.2 x 3.8 cm

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Pull on your wellies, grab your flat cap and join Jeremy Clarkson in this hilarious and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the farm we're all obsessed with . . . An idyllic spot offering picturesque views across the Cotswolds, bustling hedgerows and natural springs. Until one day, Jeremy decided he would do the farming itself. After all, how hard could it be? . . . Faced with suffocating red tape, biblical weather, local objections, a global pandemic and his own frankly staggering ignorance of how to 'do farming', Jeremy soon realises that turning the farm around is going to take more than splashing out on a massive tractor. Fortunately, there's help at hand from a large and (mostly) willing team, including girlfriend Lisa, Kaleb the Tractor Driver, Cheerful Charlie, Ellen the Shepherd and Gerald, his Head of Security and Dry Stone Waller. And yet while the farm may be called Diddly Squat for good reason, Jeremy soon begins to understand that it's worth a whole lot more to him than pounds, shillings and pence . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241464502 • Author: Jeremy Clarkson • Publisher: Michael Joseph • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 2.6 cm

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From Luke’s iconic lightsaber to Darth Maul s shocking dual-bladed weapon to Kylo Ren s unique crossguard design, there is no other weapon more deeply entwined with the Star Wars universe than the lightsaber. The Lightsaber Collection is a comprehensive visual guide and exploration of the numerous lightsabers found across the Star Wars galaxy, featuring favourite weapons from the movies, animated series, TV series, and video games. Each spread features a detailed illustration of each lightsaber, as well as information about the construction and filmmaking secrets about the creation of each weapon.This striking collection is the must-have gift for fans looking to discover the secrets behind these elegant weapons for a more civilized age. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789096156 • Author: Daniel Wallace • Publisher: Titan Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 172 • Dimensions: 31.4 x 16 x 1.7 cm

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Solve three mysteries, unravel logic puzzles and choose your path through this official Sherlock Holmes puzzle book! A break-in at a prestigious museum, a suspicious death and the kidnapping of two children... can you assist Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson as they solve this medley of mysteries? Help the detective duo puzzle their way out of some sticky situations and decide which characters they should question along the way. You will reveal the plot's many mysteries by unraveling riddles, cracking codes and using your powers of observation to answer logic questions. With multiple endings and hints for puzzlers of all levels, this pick-a-path adventure is perfect for fans of the world's favourite detective. With puzzles created by the Escape Room Guys - expert escape room consultants based in the US - and an intriguing story written by professor Tom Ue, this official Sherlock Holmes book is the perfect gift for puzzlers, escape room enthusiasts or Holmes fans. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787417694 • Author: Tom Ue, The Escape Room Guys • Publisher: Studio Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 240 • Dimensions: 23.11 x 14.99 x 2.29 cm

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A must-have celebration of Hufflepuff house as seen in the Harry Potter films, packed with items to showcase your house pride. Like founder Helga Hufflepuff, the members of Hogwarts Hufflepuff house, including Cedric Diggory and Newt Scamander, are known for their loyalty and honesty. Now you can capture the magic of Hufflepuff house like never before and collect a stunning array of artifacts inspired by the Harry Potter films. Inside, fans will learn about all things Hufflepuff, relive moments from the films, and delve into the behind-the-scenes magic that brought Harry Potter to life on the big screen. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789096439 • Author: Jody Revenson • Publisher: Titan Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 16 • Dimensions: 23.9 x 13.8 x 3.6cm

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Packed with rare photographs and stunning on-the-page facsimile memorabilia, this book provides an insight into the unique journey of one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century - Elvis Presley. Follow the incredible story of the man they call the "King of Rock and Roll." Elvis Presley's life and career are shown, from his carefree beginnings at Sun Records in the 1950s to global superstardom. In addition, the book features rare interviews with the legendary Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore, Drummer DJ Fontana, and Elvis's loyal backing singers the Jordanaires. To bring you even closer to the King the book features a wide variety of superb on-the-page rare memorabilia and documents from the archives, including tour posters, personal letters, publicity material, and fascinating items and tickets from his greatest gigs and best albums. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781912918607 • Author: Carolyn McHugh • Publisher: Sona Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 26.67 x 26.67cm

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The brand-new book from @DADSAYSJOKES Q: Where do naughty rainbows go? A: Prism. All New Dad Jokes is the second book from the most followed dad jokes page on Instagram, @DadSaysJokes. Now with a following of over 5 million across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, All New Dad Jokes provides brand new gags guaranteed to leave your friends and family laughing and groaning in equal measure. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788401746 • Author: Dad Says Jokes • Publisher: Cassell • Format: Hardback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 18.54 x 11.81 x 2.41 cm

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At 43 years of age, and with a bit more time on his hands than usual, Freddie Flintoff has had a moment to reflect and he's noticed that, although there's been little method in the madness, there has been the occasional common thread. The Book of Fred is filled with anecdotes, observations and the odd opinion all told with Fred's trademark humour and no-nonsense style. Fred's approach to life draws on the sublime (his series winning performance in the 2005 Ashes) and the ridiculous (singing Elvis Presley's 'Suspicious Minds' in front of a live audience), from the profane (discussing Shane Warne's barnet with Hollywood royalty) to the profound (why 'having a go' leads to self-respect). Throughout, Fred shares his code for success, happiness and a life fully lived, gleaned from half a lifetime of hard yakka on the wicket, in the dressing room, behind the wheel, in the boxing ring, and even treading the boards of a stage musical. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788704885 • Author: Andrew Flintoff • Publisher: Blink Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 2.9 cm

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Do you know your Aristotelianism or Asceticism from your Egalitarianism? No? Well this book will give you all the information you need to tell one from the other and impress your friends with the seeming depth of your knowledge. From happiness to politics and power, science, religion and love - this compact and accessible primer captures the diverse moral and ethical arguments - and major theories - of Western Philosophy. In his warm and concise narrative, the author brings the great ancient and modern 'thinkers' and their unique perspectives vividly to the page. This is a thought-provoking whistle-stop tour of established philosophical thinking and its continued relevance in our lives today. Jam packed with all the important ideas but at the same time highly accessible and informative, Philosophy for Busy People is perfect for those who enjoy thinking about the big questions in life. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789294415 • Author: Alain Stephen • Publisher: Michael O'Mara • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.03 cm

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It's time for a brand new Minecraft guide! How to Beat Minecraft is the independent and unofficial guide with everything a player could possibly need to finish the game in survival mode. Starting from the very first moment you begin the game in a completely new world, the book will show you the best methods for mining, crafting and creating a shelter, then lead you through farming, making enchanted objects, interacting with villagers, and exploring. Finally, you'll learn how to enter the dangerous world of the Nether and survive there, and how to beat the Ender Dragon and complete the game. It's packed full of info on the very latest completely new elements in Minecraft, including pillagers, pandas, shipwrecks and more. This epic book has everything that a player needs to beat Survival Mode and become a Minecraft champion! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781839351303 • Author: Kevin Pettman • Publisher: Welbeck Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 23 x 1.3 x 15.4 cm

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Unlock the chest and discover the wonderful world of Treasure Cove Stories. An enduring and engaging collection of stories to share, featuring well-loved characters and beautiful illustrations. These timeless books will nurture a child's imagination and help develop a lifelong love of reading. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781912396368• Author: Frank Berrios• Publisher: Centum• Format: Hardback• Pages: 32• Dimensions: 21 x 17.5 x 1cm

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