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Unveiling a killer In this sexy suspense from Linda Howard, author of Burn and Up Close And Dangerous, a wedding planner attracts the attention of a killer. In Veil Of Night, Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner who loves her job – until the bride whose wedding she’s organising is brutally killed, with everyone involved pointing fingers at everyone else. Eric Wilder is the detective assigned to the “bridezilla” murder case. He soon discovers there’s too much evidence implicating too many people, and compounding his problems is the beautiful Jaclyn, who keeps distracting him. To top things off, somehow Jaclyn becomes the focus of the killer, and he finds himself with a completely different problem ... Softcover •

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Tormented by childhood secrets and betrayals Number one bestselling author Josephine Cox of Blood Brothers fame returns with a powerful love story shrouded in shocking secrets and malignant forces. All of Jack’s life, the nightmares have haunted him, dragging him to a place where it is always midnight … Molly and Jack are deeply in love, but their relationship is being torn apart by Jack’s nightmares. Molly urges him to seek help, and his resulting search for answers takes him back to the place where he grew up. It soon becomes clear that he must trace people from his past, particularly the one person he could turn to through his troubled childhood. But he could never have imagined the true horrors he is about to uncover. Softcover •

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Stalk, torture, kill

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After Suzanne Perry dreams that there is someone in her bedroom, she finds a polaroid; a photo of her sleeping self, taken during the night. And underneath the words: “I’m watching over you.”

There’s no such thing as easy money. As surgeon Edward Hammond is about to find out …

Detective Inspector Philip ‘Phil’ Brennan of the Major Incident Squad, who starred in Tania Carver’s bestseller The Surrogate, returns in The Creeper. Phil is hunting a killer, someone who stalks young women, creeping around their lives, and then tortures and murders them in the most shocking way possible. But the more Phil investigates, the harder he delves into the twisted psychology of this killer, Phil realises that this murderer is far more evil than expected, and much closer to home ... Softcover •

Thirteen years ago, Edward performed a life-saving operation on a Serbian gangster, Dragan Gazi. Gazi is currently standing trial for war crimes in the international court – after his life was saved, Gazi’s men went on to slaughter thousands in the Balkan civil wars. Now Hammond has been reminded of this guilty secret because Gazi’s family have called in a favour. They want him to find Gazi’s Italian financier, who knows where Gazi’s money is hidden. Blood Count is a race-against-the-clock thriller from masterful suspense writer Robert Goddard, author of Name To A Face, Found Wanting and Never Go Back. Softcover •

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Two courageous heroines, one amazing story This mesmerising Danielle Steel novel transcends centuries and continents, taking us from present-day Boston to the wilds of 18th century South Dakota and Louis XVI’s palaces. Brigitte is stuck in a dead-end job and unsatisfying relationship. When she discovers a family connection to a Native American woman who became a French marquise, she launches an international quest for answers. Softcover •

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Empty-nester Annie has accepted the fact she’ll stay single. But then an accident leads Annie to a man, who makes her realise it may not be too late for her to find love.

As moving as it is magnificent, Diane Chamberlain’s The Lies We Told follows the story of two sisters, and the devastating secrets that test their unbreakable bond.

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It’s the 1960s and Simon Wong, a Chinese-Australian, has been sent to Singapore to establish an advertising office. There, under the veneer of the commercial world, lie some shocking truths – of people smuggling, drug trafficking and murder ... Hardback •

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Mary wants to live out her last days on Bruny Island as she is elderly and in poor health. A long time ago, her late husband was the lighthouse keeper on this remote island, and she’d raised a family there, until terrible circumstances forced them back to civilisation. Mary’s youngest son, Tom, a heartbroken misfit, loves Bruny Island as much as his mother does.

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For fans of Tim Winton Evie Wyld’s award-winning debut – which has been compared to novels by Tim Winton – chronicles the stories of two Australian men haunted by their traumatic pasts. Softcover • 296 pages •

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Gambling with their happiness The bestselling author of Platinum presents an addictive novel about love and greed, which is centred around two very different women, and a gambling empire. Paperback • 509 pages •

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New beginning for old sweethearts A story of first love and second chances, The Way We Were is Elizabeth Noble’s moving, magical tale of childhood sweethearts who just can’t let the past go. Softcover • 447 pages •

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A romantic, funny and heart-breaking read for anyone who’s ever run away from home – and found their way back ... Liza Haven couldn’t wait to escape the small village where she grew up with her identical twin sister, Lee. But when a near-fatal accident drives Lisa home, she finds Lee gone and everyone mistakes her for her twin sister. Liza then has to deal with her ailing mother, the family business, and Lee’s dangerously attractive boyfriend. As she struggles to keep up the masquerade and find out where her sister has gone, she realises some important home truths ... Getting Away With It is an addictive novel by Julie Cohen, the author of Honey Trap and Nina Jones And The Temple Of Gloom. Softcover •

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A romance tainted by bad blood Forget vampires falling in love with humans. In Seducing The Vampire, there is a mesmerising love triangle between three vampires.

V. C. Andrews to the power of ten Dysfunction and dark secrets lurk beyond the cover of every V. C. Andrews novel, and this set has ten books for ten times the drama. It includes a quartet of books featuring the Hudson family, Rain Arnold and her daughter Summer, plus a quintet of novels about the Melody, Laura and Olivia Logan, plus the creepily compelling tale of a mad mother and mirror image twins in Celeste.

In Marie Antoinette’s Paris, beautiful vampire Viviane is courted by two feuding brothers, Rhys and Constantine. After Viviane chooses Rhys, a handsome rebel, Constantine takes his revenge by casting a spell on Viviane and condemning her to a living death inside a glass coffin. Two centuries later, Rhys hears the urban legend of the “Vampire Snow White,” imprisoned deep in the tunnels under Paris. Could it be his beloved Viviane? If so, he must find her and set her free. But will he be able to save her from the evil still intent on destroying them? Softcover • “Hauf mixes well-developed characters and sparkling dialogue with a paranormal tale and comes out with a winner.” – RT Book Reviews on Kiss Me Deadly

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Loosely based on real characters and events from the reign of Mary Queen of Scots, The Raven’s Heart is an imaginative tale of political intrigue, secret passion and revenge.

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Scotland, 1561. A ship carries Queen Mary home from the French court to take back control of her throne. Masquerading as a male crew member, Alison Blackadder plots to gain the Queen’s favour so she can win back her family’s castle and lands. The Queen can trust nobody in the Scottish court until Alison, with her flair for disguise, becomes her most valued confidante and spy. But Alison’s desire to reclaim the Blackadder birthright is relentless …

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The author of the international bestseller The Reader, which became an Oscar-winning film starring Kate Winslet, is back with this prize-winning Cold War spy novel. As The Gordian Knot opens, young lawyer Georg Polger has given up a comfortable existence in Germany to work as a freelance translator in the South of France. But business in the picturesque village is far from booming, and Georg struggles to make ends meet. Fortunately he is asked to take over a local translation agency. But this decision will lead him to fall in love with a mysterious, potentially untrustworthy woman and become involved in a terrifying web of deceit. Bernhard Schlink has also authored Flights Of Love and The Weekend. Softcover •

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The bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl continues her tumultuous Cousins War trilogy with the story of Margaret Beaufort, the mother of King Henry VII.

From the bestselling author of The Last Concubine comes this exotic tale of forbidden love in 19th century Japan, set among the lawless streets of the Yoshiwara. Softcover •

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Praised as a “gothic-infused tale of family secrets” (Publishers Weekly), Bradford Morrow’s The Diviner’s Tale centres around a mother who is experiencing visions of a murder.

When virtual reality games turn dangerous, defeat equals death – as Lieutenant Eve Dallas discovers in Nora Roberts’ futuristic whodunit.

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Walking in a forest in upstate New York, Cassandra Brooks finds a dead girl hanged from a tree. When she returns with authorities to the site, the body has vanished. The next day, the sheriff sees a dazed, mute girl, who matches Cassandra’s description of the corpse, emerge from the woods. What follows are ever-changing and increasingly bizarre divinations that will lead Cassandra, the struggling single mother of twin boys, into the path of a serial killer.

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Shutting himself in his playroom, successful computer game inventor Bart Minnock enters the imaginary world of a swordwielding warrior-king. But while Bart may be unvanquished in game mode, in real life, he’s about to lose the fight that matters most ... Softcover • 344 pages •

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Deadly politics at play Commander Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate when two men – a vagrant and a former minister – are found dead. A Taste For Death is a classic P.D. James novel. Paperback • 639 pages •

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A small town terrorised by serial killers When he visits Larksoken, Commander Adam Dalgliesh finds a serial killer, known only as the Whistler, is terrorising this remote town – but is he acting alone? Paperback • 594 pages •

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Powerful secrets, an ancient prophecy The explosive finale in the Magdalene Line Trilogy, The Poet Prince sees Maureen reveal powerful secrets hidden within the masterpieces of Renaissance Italy. Softcover • 406 pages •

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An unwinnable case? If LAPD detective Harry Bosch is sure of anything, it’s that child murderer Jason Jessup plans to kill again … In this exhilarating follow-up to Michael Connelly’s Nine Dragons, Bosch must investigate Jessup’s murder conviction. After 24 years in prison, Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence, but both Bosch and veteran defense attorney Mickey Haller believe he’s guilty. Softcover • 389 pages •

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A mother and daughter are missing Fans of Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Mark Billingham shouldn’t miss Stuart MacBride’s new Logan McRae thriller, set in gritty Aberdeen. Alison and Jenny McGregor – Aberdeen’s own mother-daughter singing sensation who were about to compete in the semi-finals of Britain’s Next Big Star TV show – have been kidnapped. A ransom demand appears in all the papers, on the TV and the internet, telling the nation to donate money if they want to keep Alison and Jenny alive. Time is running out, and DS Logan McRae and his colleagues have nothing to go on: the kidnappers haven’t left a single piece of forensic evidence.

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Time is ticking loudly on death row In this legal thriller from bestselling novelist John Grisham (The Firm, The Pelican Brief), time is running out for an innocent man on death row – only The Confession can save him. Donte Drumm, a young black athlete, has been on death row for nearly a decade. His execution date is in less than a week. His only hope is a convicted felon, whose murder confession could clear his name. Softcover •

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Legal thrills and a loveable hero combine in the unmissable Theodore Boone, the first book in a new series from John Grisham, bestselling author of The Firm. Softcover • 263 pages •

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This terrorist has a personal vendetta

Dicing with death over a decades-old mystery

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In this gripping thriller from Nelson DeMille, author of The Gate House, anti-terrorism expert John Corey must outwit the most dangerous man alive.

When a legal assistant turns up the heat on a cold case, she risks being burnt in this explosive romantic suspense from the author of Pursuit.

Strap yourself in for a twisting, turning ride through a landscape where nothing is as it seems and everyone has a secret ...

Lisa Grant opens the case file on a family that disappeared 28 years before, and is shocked to her core. The woman in the photo could be her twin! She’s desperate to learn the truth, but someone else is just as determined to keep it dead and buried. Softcover • 388 pages •

A stand-alone suspense from The New York Times-bestselling Harlan Coben, Caught features reporter Wendy Tynes, who zealously pursues child predators. Her investigations expose a shocking conspiracy, and there’s no one and nothing she can trust – not even her own instincts. Softcover • 388 pages •

John Corey is skydiving. His wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, is mere metres away. And clinging to Kate in mid-air, aiming a knife at her throat, is Asad Khalik – code name The Lion – an infamous terrorist, assassin, and Corey’s greatest nemesis ... Softcover • 437 pages •

Breathless-ly exciting! The mystery of nature wars with man’s need to know in this exciting thriller from Dean Koontz, the author of blockbusters like Relentless and the Odd Thomas series. Softcover • 336 pages •

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The Amish are a peaceful folk ... aren’t they? The second in Linda Castillo’s acclaimed Kate Burkholder series, Pray For Silence sees Chief of Police Kate Burkholder face the most chilling crime of her career. Softcover • 357 pages •

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You’ve never met a man this ruthless In this thriller from the grandmaster of international suspense, a ruthless former CIA agent nicknamed The Cobra is about to bust the drug industry wide open ... Softcover • 397 pages •

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FBI agent Sean Reilly has infiltrated the Pope’s massive Vatican Secret Archives. His love, archaeologist Tess Chaykin, has been kidnapped and the key to her freedom lies in this underground tomb … Softcover • 405 pages •

Only one can win this hunt Lost Empire is the second instalment in Clive Cussler’s electrifying Fargo Adventure series. When Sam and Remi Fargo find a mysterious relic from a long-lost ship, they embark on a mission to find the ancient wreck and uncover the truth. But, unbeknownst to them, there’s a Mexican political party hunting for it too. And they’ll do anything to ensure they get what they want.

The spy who loves him In this sequel to Rules Of Deception, Jonathan Ransom wonders if his wife – a famous spy – wants him dead when she disappears after they witness a shoot-out. Paperback • 419 pages •

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The deadliest weapon is the truth Bestselling author Paul Christopher draws readers into a mystery that spans the past – and a conspiracy that lives on in the heart of an ancient order.

After a lifetime on the front lines, Army Ranger John Holliday plans to end his career teaching at West Point Military Academy. But when his uncle passes away, he discovers a medieval sword amongst his uncle’s things. Then someone burns down his uncle’s house and his fears about the sword come true. To solve this mystery, he must investigate his uncle’s involvement with the Knights Templar, and battle against ruthless opponents willing to die for their cause. Paul Christopher is best-known for The Aztec Heresy and Rembrandt’s Ghost. Softcover •

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Liza Marklund, who co-authored Postcard Killers with James Patterson, delivers suspense in spades in Red Wolf.

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A housewarming goes horribly wrong in this darkly humorous psychological thriller from the reigning Queen of British Crime, Ruth Rendell.

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Better the devil you know ... Stuart Font invites trouble when he throws a party for all of the people in his building. He’s particularly interested in his beautiful but reclusive Asian neighbour, whom he has christened Tigerlily, but she sets off warning bells in other people ... Softcover • 280 pages •

Full Dark, No Stars is a collection of four short stories, 1992, Big Driver, Fair Extension and A Good Marriage, each as chilling and thrilling as the next, as they travel the various dark and deadly paths to retribution. King once again proves that he is the master of the horror genre.

It centres upon crime reporter Annika Bengtzon, who finds her marriage and sanity at breaking point as she hunts for a psychopathic killer, who may have killed one of her journalist colleagues in a hitand-run. Will her refusal to stop pursuing the truth end in another ‘accident’? Softcover •

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When Tempe is called to the scene of an autoerotic death, she discovers the man had already been declared dead in Vietnam 40 years earlier. Her investigation leads her to Honolulu, where body parts have been washing up on a popular beach. Softcover •

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The Mastermind is back, and he’s about to destroy everything – and everyone – Detective Alex Cross loves. Cross Fire is a supercharged blend of action and suspense. Softcover •

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Powerful, protected and very dangerous

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When a killer strikes close to home, the clues lead all the way to the White House for Alex Cross, the detective hero of countless James Patterson bestsellers.

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In this James Patterson thriller, NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is travelling across Europe hunting for his daughter’s killer, who sends a postcard before every kill. Softcover • 420 pages •

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TRUE CRIME

Talking with the criminally insane

Following the success of the bestselling Talking With Serial Killers, Christopher Berry-Dee teams up with fellow criminologist Tony Brown to further investigate the dark world of the criminally insane. Dead Men Walking is a chilling collection of tales from death row, including: • t he ‘Superglue Monster’, Bill Benefiel, who brutally tortured his teenage victims to death •D  ennis Wayne Bagwell, who killed four members of his own family • Ivan and Veronica Gonzalez, who systematically tortured their four-year-old niece over a period of six months, before finally scalding her to death in a bathtub.

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The horrible realities of human trafficking This is the moving and inspiring story of Radhika, who had her kidney stolen by a human organ trafficker at age 14, then was sold into sexual slavery years later. Softcover • 207 pages •

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Named after the first detective – Eugene Francois Vidocq – the Vidocq Society was created by three of the world’s greatest detectives, William Fleisher, Frank Bender and Richard Walter. These men, a renowned former FBI agent, a forensic sculptor and an eccentric profiler known as ‘the living Sherlock Holmes’, also recruited the finest collection of forensic minds ever assembled, drawn from five continents, for this society. Some of the cases they have worked on include a murderer who carves off faces, and a child killer who roamed free for 50 years.

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Bestselling author Michael Capuzzo relays the story of The Murder Room, a place where forensic experts meet monthly to solve a cold case.

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Chilling in detail and undeniably compelling, Carol Ann Lee’s One Of Your Own strips back the layers on the life of Britain’s worst ever murderess, Myra Hindley. Softcover •

Kate Summerscale’s tale sounds like an Agatha Christie novel, but it’s based on a Victorian-era murder case in which the grieving family were also the suspects.

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A deeply moving story This is Ingrid Betancourt’s astonishing story of her six-year ordeal in the Colombian jungle as a hostage of the terrorist organisation FARC. Oprah said, “This is the most incredible story of survival I have ever heard.” Ingrid’s story has captured the world’s imagination. In Even Silence Has An End, Ingrid tells in her own words the extraordinary drama of her capture and eventual rescue. Softcover • 594 pages •

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Their mother was their worst enemy Patrick Doyle’s first beating happened before he was born. His pregnant mother repeatedly punched herself in her stomach, whilst shouting, ‘I don’t want this child!’ Patrick and his brother, Ken, grew up in a family of nine children. They were subjected to starvation, deprivation, savage beatings and constant humiliation by their mother. Mummy From Hell is their shocking true story. Softcover •

More great biographies @ www.doubleday.co.nz Falling in love with France If you enjoyed Eat Pray Love, you’ll love Almost French, the story of Australian journalist Sarah Turnbull, who moved to France after a holiday romance. Softcover • 309 pages •

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A fight for survival and justice This is the harrowing true story of Terry O’Neill, who, in 1945 at just ten years old, testified against his foster parents, accused of the manslaughter of his brother. Softcover • 311 pages •

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A true story of sex, shopping and sand

For two and a half years, 20-something London journalist Becky Wicks had the time of her life in Dubai, but it all got a bit chaotic – not least because a wealthy jealous Arab made her his mistress ...

In Burqalicious: The Dubai Diaries, read how Becky shopped until she dropped and spent most nights in a five-star blur of champagne luxury. She also climbed the media career ladder and became a celebrity editor in a land where sex definitely does not sell. For Becky, life will NEVER be the same again. If you have always wanted to know what it’s like living in this infamous “city of gold”, don’t miss this entertaining and addictive memoir. It also includes some of Becky’s personal photos. B&W photos • Softcover •

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COOKING

Make your own Tapas

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Tapas are made to encourage conversation at all times of the day and night. Miguel’s Tapas brings together traditional Spanish dishes with modern cuisine to create a meal for good times with family and friends. Miguel Maestre shares his culinary traditions, his childhood foodie memories and his experience working in some of the world’s most famous and renowned restaurants. This Spaniard has also starred in the TV show Boys’ Weekend TV show and appears regularly on morning TV shows like The Circle. Miguel’s Tapas has stunning gold edging and is illustrated with full colour photos of dishes that will make your mouth water. Recipes include Paella A La Maestre, Empanadillas and Homemade Chorizo. Colour photos • Hardback • 288 pages •

Heaven's Little Pig Caramel Delight

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Do it the way the French do Julia Child and Simone Beck’s follow-up to the classic Mastering The Art Of French Cooking brings the culinary flavours of France into your home once again. B&W illustrations • Softcover • 626 pages •

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Thai me up!

Vietnam-easy dishes!

With over 160 delectable dishes, from spicy stir-frys to sweet desserts, plus recipes for curry pastes, sticky rice and more, Thai Bible has something for all tastes. Softcover • 258 pages •

Take your pick from one of the 130 simple and authentic Vietnamese recipes on offer in this superb book, and create your very own delicious feast at home. Softcover • 258 pages •

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Churros With Chocolate

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Lamb Shanks A La Española

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Experiment with these exotic flavours Whether you favour a simple stew or a more extravagant offering like Stuffed Artichoke Hearts, this cookbook can satisfy your hunger with 120plus options. Colour photos • Paperback • 257 pages •

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Whip up a sweet treat! Nothing beats the wonderful aroma and tantalising taste of homebaked goodies, so indulge your sweet tooth with this set of five. Easy Chocolate – With its luxurious taste and velvety smooth texture, it is no wonder that chocolate is the ultimate indulgence. Learn how to make Chocolate Fondant Puddings and more.

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To-die-for desserts (that are do-able!) Don’t miss Gordon Ramsay’s Desserts, the step-by-step cookbook that makes those lipsmacking desserts we love to eat but fear to make seem possible! Colour photos • Hardback • 223 pages •

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Everyone will scream for these ice-creams

Cupcakes for every celebration

Fulfil your French food fantasy

Eight or 80, everyone who takes a mouthful of one of these desserts will be seduced. They include alcohol-infused, adult-only recipes like Black Forest Sundae.

Join French chef José Maréchal as he divulges his secrets. Techniques for every stage of these recipes are simplified for you in these colour pages. Bon appétit! Colour photos •

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Not only are cupcakes incredibly tasty, but they make great centrepieces at special events. This book contains 25-plus ways to decorate cupcakes, and cake recipes. Colour photos • Hardback •

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Drop-dead delicious!

Spend less time in the kitchen

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Killing off those cutesy cupcakes that have been done to death, this recipe book serves up 16 zombieinspired cupcake creations that look gruesome and taste great. Colour photos •

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Easy peasy in the freezy! From casseroles to curries, the 90 make-and-freeze recipes in this great title promise to take the hassle out of everyday cooking. Just cook, freeze, reheat and eat! Colour photos • Softcover • 224 pages •

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Pumpkin & Vanilla Jam

Preserve fruit to enjoy later Preserves and pickles are the added extra in life, the relish to the meal, the fruity kick to your morning toast, the squidgy filling in your cake and the sweet hit that makes afternoon tea such a treat. Here Gloria Nicol offers 25 delicious recipes for jams, jellies, curds, pickles and chutneys. Making jams and jellies has never been so popular, with flavours and combinations that range from the traditional tried-and-tested recipes to the more adventurous and exotic. In essence, this is a great way of appreciating the seasons and capturing times of plenty in a bottle; that moment when you twist the lid and pop open the seal on the jar that releases a glorious memory of a bountiful time. Colour photos • Hardback with PLC jacket • 20

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Thanks to this great-value cookbook duo, you only need to spend ten minutes in the kitchen to emerge with Poached Scallops With Sweet Dill Dressing, Ginger Pork or Blackcurrant Sorbet. Each recipe features a colour photo and step-by-step instructions. There’s no fiddly preparation or fancy garnishes in any of these dishes – just delicious, family-friendly food that looks and tastes great. Colour photos • Set of 2 softcovers •

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Tame your takeaway menu pile! Keep your favourite takeaway menus at your fingertips with this stylish holder, which divides menus by cuisine and features plastic pockets for restaurant cards. Spiralbound hardback with takeaway menu pockets, lined pages & business card holders •

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COOKING

“Tips and thrifty ideas” – BBC Good Food Magazine This vintage-style volume caters to the modern resurgence of healthy, lesswasteful living, with classic tips on cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and more. 100 B&W illustrations • Hardback • 208 pages •

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Calling all cooks Feed a chef’s foodie passion with the practical Cook’s Journal. It keeps recipes organised and is packed with basic know-how, buying and storing advice and recipes.

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Turn your child into a mini-chef Kids love to get messy and help out when you’re whipping up a cake. Next time the children are at a loose end, turn to this book and help them pick out one of the fun and easy recipes to make.

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The book is divided into seasons, with all sorts of snacks, main courses, desserts and, of course, sweet treats to put a smile on everyone’s face. Kids can make Salmon Filo Parcels, Pea And Parmesan Risotto and Raspberry Shortcake. These delicious ideas will keep the kids busy and happy, and make them forget all about the television. No recipe is too complicated! With more than 70 delicious recipes for children to make, it won’t be long before they wake up asking: “what shall we cook today?’” Colour photos • Softcover •

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Try the CWA taste test The food that’s filled the bellies of generations of country families now fills the pages of this commonsense CWA cookbook. Moussaka and Apple Crumble are just a taste. Colour

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Cook the lot in just one pot When time and money are tight, turn to the onepot wonders created by Australia’s number one food magazine. Super Food Ideas’ first major cookbook, this title boasts more than 250 recipes for families on a budget. Nutritious, delicious and as easy as pie, they include everything from casseroles to comfort food, stir fries to sweets. And the washing up takes even less time than the cooking! Colour photos • Paperback • 287 pages •

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Calling all quilters Patchwork and quilting aficionados will love Kaffe Fassett’s 12th book on the subject. This is another stunning collection of 20 new quilt designs from Kaffe and his team of designers. Kaffe shows how to create his wonderful harmonies of colour and demonstrates traditional piecing interpreted with a modern twist.

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As always, the book introduces new ranges of fabrics, and includes a gallery of the 20 quilts shot on location in southern France, with the ingredients list of fabrics and full written instructions illustrated with coloured diagrams. Templates for the quilts appear in the appendix. Kaffe also highlights the work of fabric designer Philip Jacobs in his designer profile. Colour photos • Softcover • 144 pages •

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Cheerful Party

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Making clothes is sew much fun A dressmaker’s delight, this book teaches you how to design clothing and even comes with full-size tissue pattern inserts for a skirt, tunic/dress, and jacket. Colour photos • Spiral bound hardback with tissue pattern designs • 160 pages • $

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Pets with real pizzazz! From puppies and ponies to dinosaurs, hens and a chameleon named Charlie, this title offers 20 unique patterns to help you knit the pets you’ve always wanted! Colour photos • Softcover • 127 pages •

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Hundreds of trade secrets from a textile expert Just like having your own personal sewing guru on hand 24/7, this manual provides all the sewing techniques you could ever need, along with time-saving tips. Colour photos • Softcover •

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CRAFT

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Country craft, the traditional way

If you long to rediscover the homespun crafts of your grandparents’ era, let this book show you how. This book will explain everything you need to know to create traditional country craft projects and learn time-honoured skills, all depicted with lavish photography. The techniques of yesteryear remain relevant today, with the current emphasis on thrifty living and a yearning to return to a simpler way of life. The 35 projects in this book can be endlessly adapted and will equip you with lifelong expertise that you, too, can pass on. The seven chapters of this book demonstrate soap-making, patchwork and quilting, candles, weaving, rag rugs, natural dyeing and reinvention of preloved items. Colour photos • Hardback •

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Making memories to last This bumper double-book set has all areas of this art covered. From the conceptualisation stages to decoration techniques, these books will aid you at every step. Colour photos • Set of 2 softcovers •

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Oh me, oh my, it’s origami time! With over 40 fun projects and 100-plus pullout patterned papers to get you started, Ready Steady Origami! will have you perfecting the art of paper folding in a snap. Softcover with 100+ pull-out patterned papers • 119 pages •

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The helping hand every busy mum needs With ample space for dates, contact details and to-do lists, the clever Busy Mother’s Organizer is a godsend for mothers struggling to juggle their responsibilities. Wiro-bound hardback with sticky notes, plastic pockets & pen holder •

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Simple steps to stunning scrapbooks

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Add oomph to your scrapbooking projects with embellishments that bring favourite moments back to life. This open-flat project book presents more than 130 layouts. Colour photos • Spiralbound hardback • 144 pages •

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Get creative with your thank yous Thanks! Merci! Grazia! There are many ways to say thank you. Now, thanks to Thank You Notes, you can show your gratitude in 40 original and totally charming ways. Colour photos • Softcover • 127 pages •

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Cruise along with these simple crochet patterns that will see you creating something spectacular and feeling confident! Expert crafter Nicki Trench brings you 35 easy-to-follow crochet patterns that will teach you how to crochet. You will be guided through initial stitches to producing beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques. The book will take you from a beginner to advanced level so there is something for all levels of crochet enthusiasts.

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Projects include baby bibs and blankets, or you can treat yourself to a pair of gloves in soft double knit yarn or the chunky seashells scarf. The more advanced projects include a cherub dress with decorative picot stitching.

Impress with made-to-measure coverings and accessories. Slipcovers develops your sewing skills, demonstrates key techniques and guides you through 12 stylish projects. Colour photos & illustrations •

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Gorgeous gardens that you can easily cultivate!

Gardening In No Time is specially designed for people who are short on time but still keen to create stylish, productive and interesting gardens. Written by expert gardener Tessa Evelegh, this is an inspiring collection of 50 easy, step-by-step projects to suit you and your garden, whether you have an entire afternoon or just one hour, a good-sized garden or small paved patio.

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Topics include instant impact – quick, creative ways to achieve a colourful, blooming garden and easy-care techniques. You will learn about making a water feature, pruning and propagating, planting for year-round colour and much more. All projects have easy-to-follow photography and great images of the finished result.

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Tasty, Bright And Beautiful

The Garden Guru is here to help

From plot to plate!

Sow the seeds for a stunning garden with lessons from Phil Dudman, the award-winning Australian presenter of the popular Garden Guru Files ABC radio shows. Colour photos & B&W

With The Cook’s Herb Garden, you’ll learn everything you need to know about planting, nurturing, harvesting, storing, preparing and enjoying your own homegrown herbs. Colour

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Live off your land Bob Flowerdew takes his gardening experience to the kitchen for Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own, an invaluable guide on harvesting, storing and cooking home-grown produce. Colour photos • Softcover • 176 pages •

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Practical advice, pretty format This attractive, illustrated Garden Journal features advice on planting, pest repellents and garden planning, plus handy storage pouches and space for your notes. Colour photos & illustrations • Spiral-bound hardback with dividers & storage pockets • 175 pages •

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Self-help & health

Beat stress overload!

Design your destiny

For the last 13 years, Dr Gail Ratcliffe has healed the lives of her patients with her fivestep Take Control Of Your Life plan. Here, her stress management strategies are available to you.

Finally, a workbook where fans of The Secret can continue their path of enlightenment. Designed for your reflections, this Gratitude Book helps you design your dream life, set goals, remained focused on the positives and maintain a prosperous mindset. A lovely gift, it’s delicately decorated throughout, and enhanced by quotes on the immense power of gratitude. Illustrations • Hardback •

Filled with case studies of people who have successfully followed Gail’s plan, this book helps you to pinpoint why your life feels out of control, and how you can eliminate stress and gain more energy. Softcover • 236 pages •

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Life-changing gospel Neale Donald Walsch hated his life. So he complained to God – and miraculously received a response, which became his book, Conversations With God: Book One. Here, the popular title that has changed the lives of so many is presented in a stunning hardback gift edition.

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The little secret with a powerful impact Whether you call it serendipity, synchronicity, luck, coincidence, fate or karma, you’re talking about the Law of Attraction, and it’s the secret behind The Secret. Law Of Attraction tells you everything you need to know to get the law on your side to attract your ideal mate, increase your wealth, find your perfect job, boost your business and to stop attracting things that you don’t want. Softcover • 141 pages •

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Guidance for a peaceful existence

It offers straightforward, soul-enriching wisdom about love and faith, life and death, and other thought-provoking subjects.

With the specially-devised exercises in this book, you will learn how to ease the stress in your life and control your emotions, think clearly and more positively, find tranquility, and enjoy life’s blessings to the full.

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Fully illustrated with specially commissioned artworks designed for visual inspiration, this down-to-earth and easy-to-follow guide will help you achieve greater peace of mind.

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New age & Health

He who heals In this inspiring title, Doreen Virtue, a spiritual doctor of psychology and fourthgeneration metaphysician, shares the stories of individuals who have been touched by the healing power of Archangel Raphael, the miracle worker who helps all who asks. The true stories of miraculous healings featured in this book will not only amaze, but also give you faith and hope that heaven can hear us. Softcover • 177 pages •

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Be clean and lean for life, thanks to Elle Macpherson’s personal trainer Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson credits James Duigan and his “clean and lean” diet for her amazing body. Now, for the first time, James shares his diet secrets. Australian-born James, who is now one of Britain’s best personal trainers, teaches you how to get ‘clean’ by detoxing, then transform your body through diet and maximum-impact exercises. He also provides meal plans and much more. Softcover • 160 pages •

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The definitive guide to yoga postures Featuring over 170 postures from the main schools of yoga, The Yoga Bible is the ultimate guide to practising this ancient Indian discipline. For millennia, yoga has been bringing a sense of physical and spiritual wellbeing to its many adherents. This illustrated, step-by-step book offers encouragement for both beginners and experts to find a workout that suits individual needs and abilities. Paperback • 400 pages •

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Angelic guidance Vanessa Lampert’s bestselling Angel Messages has been inspiring and enlightening tens of thousands of people since it was first released in 2001. Now you too can bring the love and guidance of the angels into your life. Featured in this set is a pack of 52 angel cards, plus a guidebook to help you interpret the cards, work with your angels and harness your true potential and improve your life. Boxed set of 52 illustrated cards & 64-page guidebook •

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The not-so-innocent side of faeries Contrary to popular belief, faeries, sprites and other beings of the folklore realm are anything but sweet, enchanting creatures. So, what are they really like? Through The Faerie Glass is the intriguing book that reveals all. Drawing upon folkloric record, author Kenny Klein exposes the truth about these magical creatures, from where they live and what they do to their sexuality, fears and powers. Softcover • 299 pages •

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Babies & Toddlers

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Fun with Winnie-the-Pooh and friends! It’s Winnie-the-Pooh time! This entertaining set of six includes a Height Chart Book for growing kids, a learn-to-count Activity Book 123, alphabet-teaching Activity Book ABC, Painting With Pooh, which comes with five paints and paintbrush, educational Flashcards teaching first readers about shapes, colours and opposites, and a Fold-Out Planner And Storybook complete with wipe-clean pages! Set of 6 includes 1 board book, 3 softcovers (one with 5

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A creative way to learn

Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages and touching ears that are “too fluffy” and teeth that are “too bumpy” in these two fun touch-andfeel boardbooks. Colour illustrations • Set of 2 touch-and-feel boardbooks •

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Inspire creativity and learning with these colouring books, which include colourin templates, stickers and sentences with ‘fill the gap’ words, to practise writing. Colour illustrations • Set of 2 softcovers with colour-in templates & stickers •


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Baby see, baby do

Lessons with the Disney gang

Baby Face and Baby Shapes books are all about looking, smelling and listening. Watch your baby’s face light up with these simple texts and illustrations.

All children will love these 12 Disney delights, each mini boardbook designed to entertain, engage and educate. Kids will learn about numbers, colours, sea life, opposites, weather, senses and more.

These adorable tabbed books will teach your baby all about themselves and the world around them. Babies will love pointing to their own eyes, ears, mouth and nose. They will also enjoy learning about basic shapes and how they appear in objects. Set of 2 board books •

Winnie-the-Pooh, Ariel, Snow White, Bambi, Pinocchio, Simba, Buzz, Cinderella and Lightning McQueen are just a few of the colourful cast that littlies will recognise and learn from in this set! Colour illustrations • Set of 12 mini boardbooks •

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15773 PRICE $39.99 1-4 yrs

Teach them how to read with this! My First Book is a sweet set of five books that sees a cute bunch of animal characters at various locations. Simple sentences and bright pictures

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First things first … 0-4 yrs

These heartwarming titles from Usborne introduce new and unfamiliar situations to young children, like Going To The Dentist and The New Baby, in a gentle, friendly way. Colour illustrations • Set of 4 softcovers •

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A celebration of everything mum does This is a heartwarming tribute to mums by author/illustrator Anthony Browne, who was praised by Parents Magazine for his superb illustrations and enriching text. Illustrated boardbook •

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Share the love This adorable double pack is perfect for little ones. The sweet The Things I Love About … series shares simple examples of creating positive thinking about everyday situations our children experience. These gorgeous books showcase beautiful artwork by bestselling author and illustrator Trace Moroney. The set includes The Things I Love About Family and The Things I Love About Friends. Set of 2 hardbacks •

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Much-loved children’s author and illustrator Trace Moroney brings her heartwarming and irresistible illustrations to three classic nursery rhymes in these gorgeous boardbooks. Your little one will love exploring the bright pages and hearing the story of Three Little Kittens without their mittens, the Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat who visited the queen, and the Rock-aBye Baby lamb in a cradle. Colour illustrations • Set of 3 boardbooks • $ 60637 PRICE $22.99 WAS $31.99 SAVE 9

A great-value set

Includes a floor puzzle!

Revisit the Old MacDonald nursery rhyme with this book, which is illustrated by beloved artist Trace Moroney. It also includes a large floor puzzle and storage box. Set of book &

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Catch the nursery rhyme bus

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Beautifully presented, this colourful set contains eight nursery rhyme board books featuring some of Trace Moroney’s most loved and endearing characters. Boxed set of 8 board books •

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school age

Cute little characters, big puzzle fun!

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These too cute jigsaw books are bursting with enchanting adventures and well-known characters that kids simply adore.

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Each of these titles have a builtin carry handle, perfect for little hands, and seven 20-piece jigsaw puzzles. Kids will love reading the stories in the Littlest Petshop Friends Forever and My Little Pony Cheerilees Story Time and then piecing it together. Set of 2 carry along

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Encourage good behaviour and a love of reading with the My Little Pony Reward Chart Pack and Mini Library. The Mini Library contains six books about My Little Pony characters, and they also become a jigsaw puzzle when you turn them over. The Reward Chart Pack contains a Rewards Record Book, Rewards Chart and three sheets of stickers. It helps kids achieve tasks like ‘Go to bed on time.’ Boxed set of 6 mini board books & rewards book, chart & stickers •

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Dora and Diego are now in 3D

4+ yrs

Set of 5

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Party time with Peppa Pig

See Dora the Explorer and Diego in both 3D and 2D in this set, which includes two 3D activity books and three 2D stories, including Dora Saves Crystal Kingdom. Colour illustrations • Set of 5 softcovers • Includes stickers & 2 pairs of 3D glasses •

3-6 yrs Includes Plush Toy

Join Peppa and George as they take an adventure to Granny and Grandpa Pig’s house and discover lots of insect creatures. This set also includes a soft toy. Boxed set of

3-7 yrs

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Stickers make these books extra special Whether she wants to learn How To Draw Fairies And Mermaids, or use stickers to dress up princesses, your little girl will be overjoyed

with these activity books. Colour illustrations • Set of 2 softcovers with stickers •

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Perfect for princesses This Disney Princess encyclopedia is the complete guide to all your favourite Disney Princesses. Discover all about their castles, wicked stepmothers, faraway lands, best friends, spells, fairies, fashion, singing and beauty. Other fun tips and information are spread throughout the book, such as Sleeping Beauty’s Guide to Dreaming, Tiana’s Recipe Tips and Ariel’s Collecting Catalogue. Softcover •

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Includes read-along CDs

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Three classics with a contemporary twist Developed by British reading experts, these three classics with read-along CDs will entice even the most reluctant of readers. Gulliver’s Travels: Based on the novel by Jonathan Swift, it tells the story of Gulliver, who sets off on the adventure of a lifetime – and stumbles upon a town full of miniature people.

5+ yrs

Aladdin & His Magical Lamp: When Aladdin meets his long-lost uncle, he finds a lamp and a genie with the power to grant wishes. But is everything quite what it seems? The Emperor’s New Clothes is a classic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s comical fairytale about a fashion-crazy emperor. 3 hardbacks & 3 CDs • $

22022 PRICE 46.99

Set of 4

5-8 yrs

Rhyming fun

Magical music Val Biro brings the magic of Charles Perrault’s Mother Goose Fairy Tales to a whole new generation of readers with this attractive book of seven retold classics. Colour

illustrations • Set of 4 softcovers •

illustrations • Hardback

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Timeless tales

These four classic rhyming tales will spark your memory, and ignite your child’s imagination. Filled with engaging text, they are the ideal books for new readers. Colour

5+ yrs

12932 PRICE $29.99

Beautifully illustrated, and accompanied by a CD read by Antonia Kidman, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is simply magic. It tells the story of Rizwan, a fumbling apprentice. Colour

Includes CD

5+ yrs

GREAT STORY

illustrations • Hardback & audio CD •

07627 PRICE $27.99


KIDS

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Set of 2

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Have fun with these books!

This double pack is the ultimate boredom-buster!

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21549 PRICE 46.99 $

NEW Images from: Find It, Make It

In Giant Book Of Cool Stuff, you get six books in one! There’s sections on magic, facts, science, inventions, pranks and jokes. That makes a total of a whopping 1650 cool things to wrap your head around! In 101 Things To Do Before You Grow Up, kids can learn how to grow crystals and even walk on liquid. There are sections on gadgets, science and more! Set of 2

Environmentally friendly craft for kids! Keep kids entertained with these craft ideas including toys, jewellery, gifts and more that have been designed with the environment in mind.

9+ yrs

Every project incorporates some kind of recycled material, whether using a plastic bag as the sail for your orange peel ships or creating pretty fairies out of dried flowers. The materials for these projects can be found outside, so get crafting! Colour photos • Hardback •

DOUBLE PACK

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They’ll see things clearer in 3D

5+ yrs

From Apple Bobbing to Zip, Zap, Zoom, there are games for every occasion and age group in this book, and the main objective of each one is to have fun! Softcover •

Two pairs of 3D glasses are provided as Time To Learn teaches reading, writing, maths and science and Best Ever Things To Draw incorporates 30-plus drawing projects.

5+ yrs

03688 PRICE $26.99

Set of 2 spiral-bound hardbacks • Includes 2 pairs of 3D glasses, stickers, stencils & wipe-clean pens •

176 pages •

13665 PRICE 22.99 $

One piece of paper, 45 different projects

Game on!

Produced by the author of Christmas Crafting With Kids, $ this papercraft book contains 45 papercraft projects, from decoupage and origami to a papier-mâché piggy bank. Approx.

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25 colour photos • Hardback • 127 pages •

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A royal romance Featuring 150 beautiful photographs, this commemorative book is a musthave collectable item, which is likely to sell out. Written by James Clench, The Sun’s Royal correspondent, William & Kate: A Royal Love Story tells the story of how Kate Middleton, a middle class woman, captured the heart of Britain’s Prince William. This book would make a wonderful gift for any occasion. Colour photos • Hardback • 208 pages •

20340 PRICE 29.99 $

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fun facts

Presented by Neil MacGregor, the man behind the acclaimed radio series of the same name, A History Of The World In 100 Objects examines 100 of the world’s most significant man-made objects, shedding light on the history of humanity like never before. Hardback • 608 pages •

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What is “civilisation”? This book explores 25 of the most important milestones in humanity’s history, including the domestication of animals, writing and the scientific revolution. Colour photos • Hardback • 192 pages

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The Rosetta Stone; gold abandoned in the War of the Roses; a credit card. Every object tells a story, and each one is revealed within this book.

Recorded history is rich with events that have shaken the world and swayed the course of human advancement. From the suicide of Cleopatra and the end of the Egyptian dynasty, to the Black Death sweeping across Europe, the eruption of Krakatoa, the carnage at Stalingrad and the resignation of Richard Nixon after the Watergate scandal, history’s rich stories are there to be told.

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One to 100 in two million years

The captivating History’s Greatest Headlines takes readers on an entertaining journey through 40 of the most significant events in our collective story.

Short, easily digestible chapters make this an ideal way to catch up on famous historical events, and illustrations and period photography enhance each story. Softcover • 336 pages •

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An out of sight pictorial! Drawing upon the Daily Mail’s image archives, Decades Of Our Lives 60s is a fascinating pictorial that chronicles the people, places and events that made up the 60s. Colour & B&W photos • Softcover • 380 pages •

06950 PRICE $29.99


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Your allaccess pass to AC/DC Packed with exclusive interviews with the people who were there, AC/DC: In The Studio chronicles the behind-the-scenes recording of every single AC/DC album. This brilliant book sheds light on the incredible highs and lows of the band’s exciting career, as seen by band members, engineers, producers and others in the know. If you’re a genuine Acca Dacca fan, you won’t want to miss this! Hardback • 227 pages •

11608 PRICE $39.99

These women can rock!

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What is a Rock Chick? A gutsy, high-energy female singer – uncompromising, driven and doesn’t like to be told ‘no’. This rock 'n' roll bible explores some of the most famous rock chicks from 1960 to today. From Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks and Debbie Harry to contemporary Rock Chicks such as Karen O and Pink, this book has it covered. Find out how Madonna gained her superstar status, growing from middle-class Detroit to the most famous woman in music, via lots of image reinvention. Author Alison Stieven Taylor chronicles the lives of these extraordinary women and how they got to the top, and also offers critiques on their music. It also features the work of leading rock photographer Tony Mott. Softcover •

20645 PRICE $27.99

Order 24/7 @ www.doubleday.co.nz On the road with Keith Richards must read

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Keith Richards has lived the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll life. And what a life it has been! Here the man reveals what it’s like to be one of music’s greatest living legends. Hardback • 564 pages •

Our love story with Taylor Swift From dropping off demos, to the failed record deal, to topping the charts, Taylor Swift: The Unofficial Story, is the first detailed biography of the young star. Colour photos • Softcover • 155 pages •

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Rock Connexions traces the historic connections between some of music’s greatest acts, from Elvis to The Beatles and beyond. A great reference for rock trivia. Colour & B/W photos • Softcover • 288 pages •

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Care for your canine

Pamper your puss Combining a book of 24 healthy recipes that your cat will love, including Rabbit Stew, plus fun cat toys, this boxed set is the purrfect way to pamper your kitty. Boxed

Got a doggone problem with your canine? Dr Hugh Wirth has the answer! For almost 30 years, Dr Wirth has been an ABC Local Radio pet expert, answering listeners’ questions on everything from how to deal with a dog’s bad breath to the best way to house train them.

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From your first foray into the canine kingdom when you pick your perfect pooch to learning the best way to keep your dog in its optimum health, this is an indispensible guide that will cover everything you need to know. Get your dog into tip-top shape and look after it properly when things go wrong. Living With Dogs is a must-have for all dog owners, written by an experienced vet and animal lover whose advice you can trust. Softcover •

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Grrreat dog treats!

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The Dog Tricks & Treats boxed set combines a recipe book of healthy, hearty sugar-free treats for your pooch with a fun chew toy and dog bone-shaped cookie cutter. Boxed set of

when you take both

Keep your cat happy and healthy

softcover, chew toy & cookie cutter •

14640 PRICE $14.99

What's the best way to clean your cat's teeth? Or how do you deal with a cat's hunting instincts? Dr Hugh Wirth answers all these questions and more in Living With Cats: A Commonsense Guide. This is an essential guide to keeping your cat happy, healthy and safe, written by Dr Hugh Wirth, popular ABC Local Radio pet expert and also the president of RSPCA Victoria. He shares his knowledge on things every cat owner should know and expands on topics like choosing a breed for your lifestyle to good behaviour tips and tricks and health advice that he has garnered over his over forty years as a vet.

You’ll woof-woof whistle at these pics!

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The book also includes an extensive Q&A section, based on questions asked by his radio show listeners. Softcover • 217 pages •

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Filled with over 100 one-ofa-kind colour photos of dogs both mini and mega, Small Dog Big Dog is the ultimate ode to our cute canine pals. A great gift for dog lovers! Colour photos • Hardback • 127 pages •

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