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Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psychology. Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, The Psychology Handbook makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241417843• Author: DK• Publisher: DK• Format: Hardback• Pages: 256• Dimensions: 24 x 20 x 2.5cm

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In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary Vaynerchuk insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success.  In Crushing It, Gary explains why that’s even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless.  He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier —and not just financially— than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles. The secret to their success (and Gary’s) has everything to do with their understanding of the social media platforms. In this lively, practical and inspiring book, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each.  Product Information: • ISBN: 9780062674678 • Author: Gary Vaynerchuk • Publisher: Harper Business • Format: Hardcover • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 23.11 x 16 x 3.05 cm

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This is a comprehensive driving test guide covering the theory test, practical test, and the highway code. The Theory Test, Practical Test & Highway Code features all the official revision theory test questions for car drivers, hundreds of practical test questions set by experts from the AA Driving School, and the latest edition of the Highway Code-essential reading for all road users. Explanatory text is included to help learner drivers understand what's required for every revision question. The Theory Test, Practical Test & Highway Code's clear and concise layout makes it easy to revise and is a must-buy for anyone learning to drive. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780749577940 • Author: AA Publishing • Publisher: AA Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 528 • Dimensions: 21.59 x 15.24 x 3.3 cm

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Discover the hard science that will help you run faster, endure for longer, and avoid injury. Analyse your running style and learn how to enhance your gait for optimum efficiency and safety. Transform your performance with exercises targeting strength, flexibility, and recovery - each exercise annotated to reveal the muscle mechanics so you know you're getting it right. Understand the science behind your body's energy systems and how to train to maximise energy storage and conversion. Follow training and exercise programmes tailored to different abilities and distances, from 5K to marathon. Whether you are new to running or an experienced racer, this book will help you achieve your goals and stay injury-free. Product Information: ISBN: 9780241504505 Author: Chris Napier Publisher: DK Format: Paperback Pages: 224 Dimensions: 23.9 x 20.4 x 2.3cm

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An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved. Talk about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history of race and society, giving context to how racist attitudes come into being. It looks at belonging and identity, the damaging effects of stereotyping and the benefits of positive representation. The authors talk sensitively about how to identify and challenge racism, and how to protect against and stop racist behaviour. Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526303998 • Author: Nikesh Shukla • Publisher: Wayland • Format: Paperback • Pages: 48 • Dimensions: 24.4 x 17.2 x 0.8cm

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Fully revised and updated, and with a bright new design, Guinness World Records 2022 provides a fascinating snapshot of our world today.  Expect that unique mix of remarkable humans, talented pets, incredible vehicles and impressive sporting legends.  What you’ll find in our 10 record-packed chapters:  • Environmental champions – the eco-warriors fighting to make our planet a better place  • Wonders of the natural world, from the most intelligent creatures to the deadliest plants • The tallest and shortest… Our record scouts have measured a host of the world’s loftiest and diminutive humans  • Pop Culture icons – we reveal the world’s most successful movie franchises, videogames, toys and brands • Young Achievers – meet the under -16 influencers, entrepreneurs and entertainers who are taking positive steps to change the world • Sporting heroes – we review the biggest sporting achievements of the year and put them in context alongside the greatest athletes of all time Look out for bonus features including free Augmented Reality dinosaurs that come to life straight off the page; more inductees into the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame, including Sir David Attenborough, astronaut Peggy Whitson and K-Pop sensations BTS; and “Virtual Visits” that take you on a journey to some of the most fascinating and record-packed visitor attractions, museums, art galleries and parks – all without leaving your bedroom! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913484118 • Author: Guinness World Records  • Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 30.3 x 22.6 x 1.8 cm

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2022 is sure to amaze and astound children and adults alike with thousands of strange stories, unusual feats and hair-raising oddities from around the world.  Meet the man who has made a model of the Empire State Building - in cheese. Marvel at the heart-warming story of the dog that adopted five kittens. Read all about the curse of OEtzi, the five-thousand-year-old iceman mummy. Be amazed by the strange and extraordinary sea creatures that create their own light.  Bursting with brilliant facts, fantastic stories and eye-popping photographs, this all-new edition of Ripley's will entertain, inform and flabbergast you.  Product Information: •    ISBN: 9781529135817 •    Author: Ripley •    Publisher: Cornerstone •    Format: Hardback •    Pages: 256 •    Dimensions: 30.3 x 23.5 x 2.2 cm

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Private Eye: The 60 Yearbook is a history of the last 60 years, as seen by Britain’s first, most successful and indeed only fortnightly satirical magazine.  From the Beatles to Brexit, JFK to Trump, the Moon landings to the Mars landings, it tells the story of the past six decades as they were recorded in the Eye’s pages. The news stories you remember – and plenty you may have forgotten – are retold in cartoons, covers and the magazine’s legendary spoofs as well as extensive extracts from some of its best-loved features like Mrs Wilson’s Diary, Dear Bill and The Secret Diary of John Major. It is also the story of the headlines Private Eye made itself, from the earliest stirrings of investigative journalism exposing the Poulson Scandal and Ronan Point, through major miscarriages of justice like the Stephen Lawrence case and the Lockerbie cover-up and national scandals that have cost the country billions in dodgy PFI contracts, government mess-ups and secret sweetheart tax deals. Inside are the stories that led to the fall of two cabinet ministers, countless corrupt business figures and even the official in charge of making sure everyone else in Whitehall’s behaviour was above board. It includes writing by such satirical giants as Peter Cook, Richard Ingrams, Craig Brown, Auberon Waugh and Ian Hislop, and pictures by some of the world’s best cartoonists including Michael Heath, Gerald Scarfe, Nick Newman, Willie Rushton, Robert Thompson and Ken Pyne. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781901784695 • Author: Adam Macqueen  • Publisher: Private Eye • Format: Hardback • Pages: 312 • Dimensions: 26 x 21 x 3 cm

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See the sky at night like you have never seen it before with this all-encompassing guide to astronomy! Including a planisphere and calendar, enjoy the beauty of the night sky. Includes: • Book • 2022 Desk Calendar • Planisphere Product Information: • ISBN: 9781916396654 • Understanding The Stars  •  2022 Desk Calendar

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Simply Harmonica provides expert tuition and learning tools to help novices and seasoned harmonica players alike master rock, country and blues styles of harmonica! With this kit, players will be wailing like a pro in no time, learning the basics of harmonica from single notes and chords to bends and hot licks. Contains • A 10-hole harmonica • Access to online lessons • A 64-page book Product Information: • ISBN: 9781488944833 • Author: Hinkler Books • Publisher: Hinkler Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 21.7 x 16.2 x 0.5 cm

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Enjoy a relaxing spa experience in the comfort of your own home with the Pamper Me Hot Stone Massage! Inside you'll find everything you need to give the perfect hot stone massage, including 8 stones and a 24-page packed with information tips and techniques.With a book teaching you how to perform a full-body massage to relieve stress and promotoe physical and emotional wellbeing, achieve maximum relaxation today!Product Information:• Hot Stone Massage Kit• Adult Gift• 8 Heat-Retaining Stones• 24-Page Book• Measures: 22 x 21.7 x 5.7cm

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Create beautiful, contemporary lettering with a personal flourish. In concise, easy-to-follow steps. Art Maker Modern Calligraphy Kit explains everything a beginner needs to know about calligraphy and hand lettering, including the basics of letter formation, changing line weights, uppercase and lowercase variations, exploring different lettering and calligraphic styles and connecting letters seamlessly.  Includes: • 32 Page Exercise Book • 48 Page Instruction Book • 1 x Calligraphy Fountain Pen • 2 x Pen Nibs • 2 x Dual-tip Markers • 18 x Ink Cartridges • 1 x Online Video QR Code Exclusive to The Works With a free online video exclusive to The Works, you easily learn to create stunning brush lettering and calligraphy. From greeting cards to posters and prints, in the modern age of mass production, the art of calligraphy is a wonderful way to create unique, handmade keepsakes. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781865155760 • Author: Peter Taylor • Publisher: Hinkler Books • Dimensions: 33 x 25.5 x 2.8 cm • Art Maker • Modern Calligraphy Kit • Free online video exclusive to The Works

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Simply Guitar is a thorough and all-inclusive how-to-play-guitar kit for both beginner guitarists picking up a guitar for the first time and seasoned musos with gaps in their knowledge.  Simply Guitar helps guitar players new and old get their minds (and fingers) around the art of playing guitar efficiently and with flair! Contains: • 64-page instructional book • 30 x turn & learn flash cards • 3 x guitar picks • 12 x fret stickers • Access to online tutorials Product Information: • ISBN: 9781488944789 • Author: Hinkler Books • Publisher: Hinkler Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 16.2 x 21.7 x 0.5 cm

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Bursting with innovative inspiration, Creative Lettering Masterclass will have you illustrating beautiful letters, words and phrases in no time at all!  Created in collaboration with professional hand-letterers, this instructional guide includes hand-lettering alphabets, exercises, and fun projects for beginners and experienced letterers alike.  Includes: • 6 x Dual-tipped Lettering Pens • 1 x Mechanical Pencil • 1 x Eraser Shield • 1 x Eraser • 1 x 32-Page Sketchpad • 1 x Online Video QR Code Exclusive to The Works With a free online video exclusive to The Works, this complete starter kit is the perfect way to introduce yourself to a fun new hobby. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781865155715 • Publisher: Hinkler Books • Dimensions: 33 x 25.4 x 3.3 cm • Art Maker • Creative Lettering Masterclass Kit • Free online video exclusive to The Works

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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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Become a competent, confident spell-worker with this practical guide to witchcraft! Containing an extensive collection of traditional spells and techniques, this book will help readers attract positive friendships, love and luck as well as promote healing, careers and protection.  The Book of Spells is an essential reference for anyone wishing to master the incredible art of magic and spell-making. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781838573836 • Author: Pamela Ball • Publisher: Arcturus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 15.3 x 23.3 x 2.1cm 

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Peppa is learning first letter shapes... Would you like to practise them, too? Copy the letters with the special pen, then wipe them off and try again! This brilliant book introduces lower-case letters in alphabetical order and helps children learn to correctly form each one. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780723292081• Author: Penguin Books• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 16• Dimensions: 30 x 21 x 0.2cm

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This Collins World Wall Map is perfect for children learning the world map, as a decorative wall piece or for aspiring travellers. With a scale of 1:22 000 000 or 1cm to 220km, this up to date World Map shows individual countries, oceans, main roads, railways, cities and towns, as well as lines of latitude and longitude and even the International Date Line. It also includes a useful educational tool and the inclusion of all the national flags. In addition, this world map details key statistics for every country, including information on the area of each country in square miles and kilometres, population size, national currency, capital city and website address. This Collins World Map also has small circular maps, with close-up views of the north and south poles.A great educational tool for at home, in a classroom, in the office or on your bedroom wall.Product Information:• World Map• Wall Poster• Learning essential• Great for all ages• Size: 40” x 54”

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This book is packed with simple, easy-to-understand explanations of how diabetes works and practical, positive advice for preventing or living with it. Illustrated in full colour throughout, it includes step-by-step illustrated sequences, flowcharts, and diagrams. Routines such as how to monitor and control blood glucose are explained in the clearest possible way. Find out how the types of diabetes differ, what signs to look out for, how to care for children with diabetes, how to reduce the risk of long-term complications, what to do in emergencies, and how to stay motivated and positive. The Diabetes Handbook will help you make successful lifestyle choices to promote health, be active, eat healthily, and thrive, not just survive. Product Information: ISBN: 9780241393260 Author: DK Publisher: DK Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Dimensions: 23.2 x 19.7 x 1.6cm

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