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BOOK L VER’S READER’S DIGEST

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cataloguE 2013

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Over selections to satisfy every taste!

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Celebrate the best in life page 7

Classic favourites to entertain page 2

PLUS NEW STEPHEN KING • nora roberts • COLLEEN McCULLOUGH • and more!


Welcome to our Book L ver’s catalogue! Reading a good book is like a breath of fresh air – it rejuvenates your mind and soul. Top that with nothing to pay till 2014 plus the chance to win thousands, and you can’t go wrong. Putting together this catalogue is one of the highlights of my year, and job. I hope browsing through its pages will be the highlight of your day. So sit back, relax and make your way through the wonderful variety. There’s a brand-new Dr. Seuss Puzzle Set – the little ones will love the large-size pieces and comic characters, also a new Nora Roberts Trio Pack for her fans, plus there are my top picks, sure to make great gifts. So get in early and stock up for the gift-giving season ahead. Skip the rush, shop from home and you could WIN A BIG CASH PRIZE! C. Rabine, Catalogue Manager PS. You could win the DOUBLED $20,000 Big Bonanza prize when you send for two or more selections.

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The Number 1 gift for Thomas fans! THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE COMPLETE COLLECTION Thomas and his friends have been part of every childhood for generations. This beautiful anniversary keepsake edition includes 26 of the Rev. W. Awdry’s classic books in one volume. The stories are brought to life with the original illustrations, beautifully restored FEATURES ENHANCED and reproduced. ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS! Here is a splendid collection of some of the most endearing children’s books ever written. AGES 280 x 216mm • 416 pages • Hardcover in gorgeous slipcase

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The only book on herbs you’ll need! Their extraordinary properties have been known for centuries! Now with HERBS you too can discover everything there is to know about how to best grow, harvest, store and use them in your daily life. • Featuring more than 100 herbs and 50 recipes for easy cooking • Make your own safe herbal treatments for common everyday ailments • Save money with natural herbal beauty products and household cleaners 208 pages • 254 x 197mm • More than 400 colour photographs

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kitchen STARS

Deliciously healthy!

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Go ahead and indulge with LOW FAT NO FAT ME DITER RA NE AN – known to be one of the healthiest diets packed full of flavour. Discove r tempting appetisers such as Crostini and Dolmades, hea rty pasta dishes including Lasagna and Pastitsio, savoury sala ds and sides such as Fattoush and Sicilian Caponata, delectable sweet treats like Crème Brûlée and Spanish Almond And Orange Cake … plus dozens more! And with a nutritional analysis for every recipe, this cookbook could help you eat your way to better health. 288 pages • 254 x Chargrilled haloumi with 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total Chakchouka tomato dressing of $59.97 197mm • Hardcover ORDER CODE: 0415009

400 of their best vegetarian recipes

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Discover just how delicious, satisfying and economical vegetarian food can be with THE ULTIMATE VEGETARIAN COLLECTION. Both vegetarians and meateaters who want to include more vegetarian fare in their diet can rely on this culinary bible. 14 chapters cover breakfasts, light lunches, beans, pulses and tofu, pies and pastries, and desserts... there’s something for everyone. 288 pages • 304 x 215mm A compilation 3 payments of $18.33 OR a total of $54.99 ORDER CODE: 0415108

of the best recipes from all their books!

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KBOO K is one wick TH E CH OCO LATE LOV ER’S COO lge in any time of the day! indu recipes for chocolatey treats you can s, es, Slices, Brownies, Muffins, Pudding • More than 100 recipes featuring Cak Pies, Sweets, Drinks and more!  tep-by-step techniques •S for making chocolate icing, curls, leaves and other decorative elements. •Advice on different types of chocolate and ways to cook with them. 254 x 197mm • 256 pages • Hardcover 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total

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My recommendations...

I love a good book, especially when it gets me at page one and I can’t stop reading. These titles are handpicked for your reading pleasure. I’m excited about two highly anticipated releases – Stephen King’s sequel to his bestselling ‘The Shining’ and Colleen McCullough’s latest – set to rival her biggest blockbuster ‘Thorn Birds’. There are other favourites too and I do hope you pick a book or two. Happy reading!

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NORA ROBERTS TRIO PACK

Get your summer reading sorted with three hot bestsellers from the Queen of mystery, romance and suspense – Chasing Fire, Montana Sky and The Witness.

DAN BROWN inferno

Renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world in the heart of Europe centred around one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. Hardcover. 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0415107

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THE NEK & DOGFIGHT PACK

–A new GALLIPOLI RIDGE TOO FAR

Relive the bravery of our ANZACs. The Nek is written by Peter Burness, a senior historian at the Australian War Memorial. This gripping book details one of the greatest tragedies in Australian military history. Dogfight details the Australian and New Zealand armies’ contribution to the greatest air battle ever fought. 2 hardcovers • 234 x 153mm • 176 + 232 pages

This new book presents all sides of these bloody battles. Get a fresh perspective from the world’s leading authorities, including Turkish and German historians, together with a unique and extensive range of photographs, soldiers’ letters and diary accounts. 288 pages • 242 x 184mm • Hardcover

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MUSEUMS & ART GALLERIES TO VISIT IN NEW ZEALAND

Explore and learn about our most important exhibitions, from big to small. Enjoy our rich culture and creative talent with these two quick and easy-to- consult guides. You’ll find all the information you need on each venue. With over 150 museums and over 130 art galleries. it’s the pefect way to enjoy the best cultural experiences New Zealand has to offer. 2 books • 176 + explore & enjoy 128 pages A GREAT DAY OUT! • 210 x 148mm

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ELIZABETH GEORGE JUST ONE EVIL ACT

Young Hadiyyah disappears, is found… later kidnapped. Yet another brilliant Inspector Lynley mystery. 3 payments of $13.33 OR a total of $39.99 ORDER CODE: 0415180

RUTH RENDELL NO MAN’S NIGHTINGALE

JAMES PATTERSON MISTRESS

The reverend is found strangled in the vicarage and Chief Inspector Wexford investigates.

His most heart-pumping thriller yet! One man’s obsession and infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life.

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JEFFERY DEAVER THE OCTOBER LIST This extraordinary thriller begins with the most amazing twist – the book’s ending! You’ll be dying to know the beginning. 3 payments of $12.66 OR a total of $37.98 ORDER CODE: 0415179

DANIELLE STEEL FIRST SIGHT The remarkable story of a professionally successful woman who recaptures her passion for life after a terrible setback. 2 payments of $18.49 OR a total of $36.98 ORDER CODE: 0415145

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COLLEEN McCULLOUGH BITTERSWEET

STEPHEN KING DOCTOR SLEEP

Cover not final

Dan escaped the hotel but not his demons. Now middle-aged, he must save a very special 12-year old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals.

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The death of a young girl killed in a hit and run triggers an investigation into international human trafficking.

if you loveD ‘thorn birds’ don’t miss bittersweet

THE LONG-AWAITED SEQUEL TO THE SHINING

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KATHY REICHS BONES OF THE LOST

An epic family saga about love, betrayal, ambition and redemption, set in Australia during the Great Depression. Hardcover.

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KIWI BOOKS

A one-of-a-kind gift for blokes TRACTOR NATION takes a comprehensive look at the history of that essential piece of equipment on New Zealand farms – the tractor. Packed with illustrations and photographs you’ll be amazed to see how the role of the tractor has changed; from the time they took over from working horses, to present day developments and the latest models.

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ORDER NOW FOR OCTOBER DELIVERY From Fordsons and John Deere to Massey Harris and then Massey Ferguson – a range of makes and models are covered. Also includes profiles of specific vintage tractors that have been lovingly restored by their owners.

240 pages • 210 x 270mm 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0415138

Journeys from the golden age of New Zealand railways

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There’s no other book like LAST TRAIN TO PARADISE. With special focus on the halcyon days of our railways with the ‘name’ trains that ran until the first half of the 20th Century. Relive special journeys on the Auckland Opua Express, the Rotorua Limited, the Northerner and many more. Highlights are the Royal progress through New Zealand in 1920, and travelling the ‘Test Match Special’ to enjoy the rugby in 1956. You’ll get a fascinating insight into train travel back then – with photographs, not just of the trains themselves but also of the people who travelled in them. 176 pages • 242 x 184mm • Hardcover

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A visual treasure trove to cherish

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OUR NEW ZEALAND is a fantastic sampler of what our people treasure and love, and what visitors enjoy and cherish. From our Maori heritage, our shaky isles, our most famous haka, birds, trees and songs that we love, the land and its painters, our heroes and poets... this is a storehouse of treasures, to take home to be part of yours! Beautifully illustrated, with stunning photographs by some of the country’s best photographers. 256 pages • 242 x 177mm • Hardcover

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Nature enthusiasts rejoice! The PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDES TO BIRDS & INSECTS OF NEW ZEALAND have fact-filled descriptions highlighting key identification features of New Zealand birds and insects. Supported with hundreds of colour photographs, you’ll find these compact guides enlightening and easy to use. Colour photographs throughout • 140 + 144 pages 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0413603

For the book lovers! These decorative ‘antique-look’ BOOKENDS will give your study or desk a touch of old-world charm. Beautifully crafted to look like the leather-bound classics of yesteryear, these bookends are made from sturdy polyresin – so your books stay firmly in place. A fabulous way to display your favourite books and keep them within easy reach. Set of two bookends • 15.2 x 14.5 x 10.2cm each 3 payments of $18.32 OR a total of $54.96 ORDER CODE: 0613118

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CHILDREN

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Explore the wonders of the animal world

Bring home the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss dr. seuss head to tail 123’s & abc’s puzzles makes learning the basics fun! Little ones will have a great time as they piece together the magic that is Dr. Seuss! These fun puzzles are over 5 feet long when complete! Includes: • Two large 12-piece jigsaw puzzles, perfect for little hands • Cute take-them-anywhere storage box with carry handle 2-Puzzle box-set • Size: 200 x 70 x 235mm 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0415112

The animals visual encyclopedia is a beautifully illustrated and authoritatively researched guide to the world’s most interesting animals. • Over 1,000 animals in full colour artwork • Detailed listing of characteristics including key facts such as height, weight, diet and lifespan 448 pages • 285 x 225mm • Over 750 artworks • Hardcover 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0414974

Ignite a lifelong love of reading! It’s easy to do with THE Great big book of bedtime stories AND RHYME. Immerse yourself in this enchanting compendium of 15 charming tales, irresistible characters, appealing poetry and beautiful artwork. Ideal to read aloud or for beginner readers to discover alone, these fantastic stories are guaranteed to become firm favourites with the kids. 308 pages • 297 x 235mm • Hardcover

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HOME

1500 professional secrets to save you time and money

The fully revised and updated edit ion of FO RBIDD EN ADVIC E will help you unearth downright fiendishly clever home and to health tips so you can save hundreds of dollars each catalogue year. Discover insider secrets for smarter , easier and cheaper living – such as how to outsmart mob ile phone companies, corner-cutting advice from veteran travellers, how to get the best value for money from tradespeople, how to cut your weekly grocery bills and much more! 344 pages • 254 x 197mm • Hardco ver

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SAV E $20,000 WITH A NA IL has only one purpose – to save you thousands of dollars in repairs for damage that you can prevent... when you know how. Learn the simple telltale signs that point to trouble and discover the easyto-master tricks that will help you nip all kinds of home repair hassles in the bud. Save yourself money and hassle with 1,500 professional tips. 304 pages • 254 x 197mm • Hardcover 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total of $59.97 ORDER CODE: 0414898

Full of brilliant ideas you can use this weekend SMALL SPACES shows how to make the most of the space you have. From tiny kitchen to compact bedroom, now you can make every inch of your home work for you! Case studies of compact homes, captured in stunning photography, will inspire you to create a home that feels spacious to live in and looks fantastic! Packed with practical tips on dividing space, using colour, lighting and texture, clever storage and more! 144 pages • 235 x 228mm • Hardcover 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total of $59.97 ORDER CODE: 0414906

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HOBBIES

Space travel without leaving home Take your seats for an out-of-this-world tour as THE COSMIC TOURIST. Fly from Earth to the farthest-out galaxies. Along the way, stop and gaze at 100 amazing sights, from asteroids to zodiacal dust. Each of your three specialised tour guides – Brian May, Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott – describe what you see. Extraordinary images present the universe as seen through the eyes of the biggest and best telescopes on Earth and in space, and occasionally from the backyards of expert amateur observers. 192 pages • 280 x 230mm • Hardcover

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Decoding our places of worship THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF SACRED PLACES offers fascinating insights into symbols encoded in Churches, Cathedrals, Temples, Mosques and other places of worship. This is the perfect reference to learn more about the greatest buildings on Earth and explore different cultures through what they believe in. From Stonehenge and Sagrada Familia, to the Acropolis, Angkor Wat and more. 224 pages • 298 x 235mm • Hardcover

Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome

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A LOVELY PHOTO FRAME

...PLUS SECRET SAFE!

A nifty little hiding spot The remote lighted HIDDEN SAFE PICTURE lets you proudly display your favourite photograph but conceals a secret hiding place that lets you keep valuables, important documents or anything else you want to keep private safely hidden away from view.

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A guaranteed sanity saver!

ADD A READER’S DIGEST COOKBOOK FOR THE PERFECT GIFT! see page 3

wooden cookbook stand Don’t you hate it when your cookbook gets in the way or won’t stay open? Here’s a simple fix! Place this elegant dark brown book stand on your workspace and you’ll be able to cook calmly and efficiently and still follow the recipe easily. Just prop your book up and whip up a storm. Simple but amazing! 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0613074


The perfect gift for collectors

HOBBIES

THE ULTIMATE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO KNIVES, SWORDS, DAGGERS & BLADES is an authoritative and visual reference of over 750 sharp-edged weapons used through history. From the pole arms and ballock daggers of medieval Europe to the swords of the Russian Empire, the classic commando knives of World War II and more... get a fascinating overview of the construction and uses of these beautiful and deadly weapons! 2-book boxed set • 264 pages each • 220 x 168mm • Hardcover

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The book you cannot afford to be without THE BOOK OF MONEY helps provide you with simple explanations of this most complex of subjects, making the complicated world of finance easier to grasp. Discover all the answers to the questions you have regarding tax, banking, stock markets, hedge funds and more. Presented in a unique visual style and jargonfree narrative, this is your personal finance guide to help you better understand and manage your money. 256 pages • 246 x 189mm • Hardcover

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Don’t shop for antiques without this guide!

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miller’s antiques handbook & price guide 2014-2015 is the only full-colour, fully illustrated antigues price guide in the world! Updated every year it is the most comprehensive and informative guide, essential for anyone buying online, at auction or in an antiques store. 648 pages • 260 x 191mm • Hardcover

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Conflicts that made history Battles that changed history gives you an insight into 47 key historical conflicts which shaped the world’s social and political development. Including: • Alesia (52 BC), where Julius Caesar’s Roman forces conquered Gaul • Stalingrad (1942), where the Red Army destroyed the German Sixth Army • Gettysburg (1863), the greatest battle of the American Civil War ... and more! 448 pages • 297 x 227mm • Hardcover

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CRAFT

springtime gifT FOR the art enthusiast!

Capture the inspiration all around you ART ON THE GO - PASTELS A beautiful, fullystocked kit that has all you need to master pastel art. This fun and easy-to-do activity will have you creating your very own pastel masterpieces in no time! Kit: 376 x 236 x 44mm • Includes: 64-page instruction book • 6 lesson cards • Pad of coloured drawing paper (with easel stand) • 20 oil pastels 3 payments of $18.33 OR a total of $54.99 ORDER CODE: 0414826

Personalise your knitted gifts Put your own words into your sweaters, cushions, blankets and more... with KNITTED LETTERS. This comprehensive guide for knitters of any level is all you’ll need. MAKE A STATEMENT • Learn to knit a word, a WITH YOUR KNITS phrase, a poem or initials – the possibilities are endless • Get started with 9 commonly used alphabets in a distinctive typeface • Dozens of easy-to-follow projects, with space and intructions to incorporate your chosen letters • Get creative with stunning photos and clear colour work charts to guide you 144 pages • 246 x 190mm • Hardcover

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Get creative with crochet! Expand your repertoire with 150 animals to KNIT & crochet. Have fun while you practise new stitches and techniques creating a delightful menagerie of miniature beasts and aquatic wonders: from lovely sea urchins oFF RRP! and cute ladybugs to splendid metallic dragonflies. Each charming creature has an easy-to-follow pattern, with complete assembly and finishing instructions, as well as yarn requirements. Decorate your clothes and accessories, give as gifts or simply collect them as creative displays! 2-book set • 128 pages each • 222 x 222mm

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bestseller now available in paperback edition

Home-grown always tastes better grow your own fruit & vegetables the easy way reveals exactly what you need to turn any outdoor space into a beautiful, productive kitchen garden. Supermarket produce just can’t compare to the taste of fresh fruit and vegetables, grown in your very own backyard. Includes: • Charts and climate zone information specific to Australia and New Zealand • A-Z advice on growing, harvesting, cooking and storing more than 100 different fruit, herbs and vegetables • A growing calendar with season by season info 320 pages • 260 x 222mm • A home preserving section 3 payments of $16.66 • More than 500 full-colour OR a total of $49.98 illustrations and photographs ORDER CODE: 0413959

Gardening made easy

This gardening kit comes with durable tools, detachable storage bag, a comfy little seat and even the must-have book – Get Gardening. What more do you need to enjoy pottering in the garden? Your green thumb will thank you for it! Seat: 36 x 30 x 39cm • 70kg max. capacity • Storage bag + tools: 1 x 30.5cm large shovel • 1 x 30.5cm small shovel • 1 x 25cm fork • 1 x 16.5cm pruner • 1 x 24cm large cotton gardening gloves • Book: 80 pages • 220 x 180mm • Fullcolour photographs 3 payments of $23.33 OR a total of $69.99 ORDER CODE: 0613035

MUST-HAVES

Rid your garden of nasties new YOUR FIRST STEP TO A

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Sick plants or a wilting garden can be frustrating. That’s why you need what garden pest or disease is that? Its advice includes planning and maintaining your garden to avoid pests and diseases, via both chemical controls and organic alternatives, an A-Z of Plant Care and an A-Z of pests and diseases, with pictures for easy identification. 312 pages • 279 x 202mm 3 payments of $18.33 OR a total of $54.99 ORDER CODE: 0415097

The world’s best-loved magazine! READER’S DIGEST keeps you up-to-date with the latest in health, money, humour, entertainment, real-life stories... and more! Subscribers get exceptional value, including: • HALF-PRICE 12-issue subscription – that’s like getting 6 free issues! • FREE DELIVERY to your door so you never miss an issue • BONUS 32 pages of reading not available in store-bought copies • FREE extras-packed iPad® digital subscription valued at over $20

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DVDs

WINSTON CHURCHILL THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH

Churchill’s state funeral in 1965 brought London to a standstill. Who was this man who held a special place in Britain’s heart? How did the man responsible for some of history’s greatest military disasters become the hero of the British people and the man who could lead them through the war? Examining the life of Winston Churchill before and during World War II, through to the contradictory final chapters of his political career, this brilliant 3-part series tells all. Total running time approx. 240 mins 4 DVDs • Rated E 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total of $59.97

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THE FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Total running time approx. 180 mins • Rated E

At the start of the 20th Century, Britain ruled over a quarter of the Earth’s surface and its people – a nation whose trade and industry dominated the world economy. This is a story of its gradual decline... the fall of an Empire that grew up and demanded its freedom. Includes original newsreel footage in both black & white and colour.

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5 DVDs

A YEAR AT KEW SERIES 1 & 2

SERIES 1: Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Includes the unrivalled orchid festival and the famous crocus carpet. SERIES 2: Visit Australia’s Royal Botanical Gardens to see the once endangered Wollemi Pine. Total running time approx. 752 mins • Rated G 3 payments of $16.66 OR a total of $49.98 ORDER CODE: 0755188

THE NEW ART DOCTOR IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

Watch a work of art being created before your eyes in one hour of real time. Artist and presenter Keith Fenwick shows you virtually every brush stroke made. His skill and humour makes him a natural teacher, encouraging anyone and everyone to give painting a go! Total running time approx. 3 DVDs 312 mins • Rated E 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total of $59.97 ORDER CODE: 0758852

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RIVETING VIEWING WITH ART CRITIC WALDEMAR JANUSZCZAK!

The Birth Of Venus by Botticelli... The Mona Lisa by da Vinci... and more. Acclaimed art critic Waldemar Januszczak investigates unanswered questions about eight masterpieces. He digs into historical records, interviews noted authorities, and examines biographical gossip to expose the fascinating stories and secrets long held in their gilded frames. Total running time approx. 186 mins • Rated E 3 payments of $14.99 OR a total of $44.97 ORDER CODE: 0758853

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MUSIC

THE ROOTS OF R ‘N’ B

This rich 3-CD collection captures the magic of the beginnings of rhythm and blues. Tracks include: Crying In The Chapel The Orioles • Love Potion No. 9 Clovers • You’re So Fine Falcons • Oh What A Night Dells • Wheel Of Fortune The Cardinals • Smoke Gets In Your 75 TRACKS OF Eyes The Platters • Hug A Little, PURE SOUL MUSIC Kiss A Little The Lamplighters ... and more!

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CARPENTERS INTERPRETATIONS

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INTERPRETATIONS DVD + CD: feature a video compilation of eleven Carpenters tracks, plus a 21-track CD with fabulous songs like Superstar, Rainy Days And Mondays, (They Long To Be) Close To You, Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft, We’ve Only Just Begun, When I Fall In Love, Solitaire and more. LITTLE GIRL BLUE BOOK: The Life Of Karen Carpenter is an intimate biography of a troubled young woman who became a superstar. A must-read.

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CELTIC WOMAN BELIEVE

The singing sensations bring you an enchanting album of classic Irish songs (The Water Is Wide), timeless pop anthems (Bridge Over Troubled Water) and inspirational songs (You’ll Never Walk Alone, Ave Maria). Then enjoy A NEW JOURNEY, the DVD, in which they perform 24 live songs at Slane Castle, Ireland, in their signature Celtic Woman style!

MORE THAN 40 amazing tracks!

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QUEEN A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

The two-part BBC documentary Days of Our Lives DVD is the first in-depth video overview of Queen’s evolution told almost exclusively by the band itself. This includes their first TV performance, seven promo videos containing unseen rushes, and studio outtakes. Digitally remastered A Night At The Opera CD includes some of their best loved hits like: Bohemian Rhapsody, You’re My Best Friend, Love Of My Life, Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon and more! 3 payments of $23.33 OR a total of $69.99 ORDER CODE: 0352248

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COUNTRY GREATS

Here you’ll find nothing but country greats, including: Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town Kenny Rogers • Release Me Dolly Parton • The Face Of A Fighter Willie Nelson • Harper Valley PTA Jeannie C Riley • Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash • Cold, Cold Heart Hank Williams • You Ain’t Woman Enough Loretta Lynn • Three Cigarettes In An Ashtray Patsy Cline ...and more! 3 payments of $23.33 OR a total of $69.99 ORDER CODE: 0352023

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Stretch your brain to the limits

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Each section of the fun and fully interactive MENSA MIND GAMES PACK targets a particular aspect of your brainpower. As you work through its series of puzzles, brain-training exercises and games, you will find yourself thinking quicker, solving problems with ease, increasing your powers of intuition and logic, improving your three-dimensional awareness, honing your puzzle-solving skills … and having a blast while you’re at it! Kit includes: 72 page book • 120 cards • Double-sided game board for Shapes, Solitaire (plus variations), with Strategy game on reverse • 2 dice

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Get healthy the easy way

Embrace a whole new way to get healthy with the bestselling 5 MINUTE HEALTH BOOSTERS. oFF RRP! You’ll discover how to fight disease, lose weight and live longer … without really trying hard. Did you know one cup of tea a day could increase your bone density by 5%? You’ll find tips like these and many more! This is one massive collection holding over 2,400 secret tips that are ingenious and so incredibly easy to ‘sneak’ into your daily routine, you’ll be amazed how quickly you start seeing results. 384 pages • 254 x 197mm • Hardcover 3 payments of $19.99 OR a total of $59.97 ORDER CODE: 0414385

BESTSELLER! An easy way to get your blood flowing! GINKGO BILOBA may help: Increase memory performance and learning capacity Maintain proper microcirculation of your blood Support proper brain activity

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