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Summersdale: Books You’ll Love, with Something For Everyone Welcome to Summersdale! We create entertaining and informative books that people will love, making them widely available at affordable prices. Over the last three years our output and turnover has increased threefold and our gi and humour books alone have sold over one and a half million copies worldwide, with rights to various titles sold in 37 countries. This season has our strongest range of humour yet, with fun and fresh approaches to popular themes as well as quirky and original ideas – something to put a smile on everyone’s face. Making a debut is our gorgeous new gi series Occasions, which combines beautiful design with heart-warming words and photographs. It’s also exciting to have classic pooch Fred Basset joining our list. We’re well known for amusing and inspiring travel writing by authors with great stories to tell, and our latest catalogue features perfect holiday reading on France, Mallorca and Thailand to appeal to armchair travellers and active adventurers alike. Summersdale had a great start to 2009, when we won the IPG E-Publishing Award, were shortlisted for the IPG International Achievement of the Year Award and were a finalist in the Fast Growth Awards for Product Business of the Year. We hope that you enjoy our new catalogue and would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the booksellers and journalists, agents and reps for your continued support! The Summersdale Team Disclaimer: All details are correct at time of going to print. Prices, specifications and availability are subject to change without prior notification.

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Goats From a Small Island Grabbing Mallorcan Life by the Horns Anna Nicholas ISBN: 978 1 84024 760 2 £7.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback July 2009 Rights: World

Life is never simple for PR consultant Anna Nicholas as she attempts to cut loose her ties with loopy clients in London for a more mañana existence in rural Mallorca with her family. Despite nearing her dream to open a cattery, she is thrown off course by the abduction of her beloved toad, a scorpion infestation, getting lost in the hills and a growing fixation with ancient goats. Witty, pithy and brimming with memorable characters, Goats From A Small Island is a delightful tribute to Mallorcan life. Anna Nicholas writes a weekly page for the Majorca Daily Bulletin, and contributes to Virgin RedHot magazine, easyJet IN-FLIGHT magazine and JetAway magazine. She has also written for the Financial Times, The Independent, the Evening Standard and Tatler magazine.

Praise for A Lizard in my Luggage:

‘beautifully written and highly entertaining’ THE MIRROR ■ Will appeal to readers of Chris Stewart and Peter Kerr. The female perspective offers a fresh slant on Spanish living. ■ Sales of Anna’s previous books are in excess of 10,000 copies. A Lizard in my Luggage ISBN: 978 1 84024 565 3 and Cat On A Hot Tiled Roof ISBN: 978 1 84024 683 4.

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Tout Sweet Hanging Up My High Heels for a New Life in France Karen Wheeler ISBN: 978 1 84024 761 9 £7.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback July 2009 Rights: World English Language

In her mid-thirties Karen has it all: a career as a fashion editor, a handsome boyfriend, a fab flat in west London and an array of gorgeous shoes. But when her ‘plus one’ leaves, she wonders if there is more to life. So she hangs up her Manolos and waves goodbye to her city lifestyle, deciding to go it alone in a run-down house in rural Poitou-Charentes, western France. There she encounters a host of new friends and unsuitable suitors, soon learning that true happiness can be found in the simplest of things – a bike ride through the countryside on a summer evening, or six glasses of wine in a neighbour’s garden. Karen Wheeler is a former fashion editor on The Mail on Sunday and three-time winner of the prestigious Jasmine Literary Award. She writes for the Financial Times How to Spend It magazine as well as for the Daily Mail, ES magazine, You magazine and The Sunday Times Style supplement.

‘an hilarious account of a fashion guru who swaps Prada for paintbrushes and Pinot in rural France’ Wendy Driver, THE MAIL ON SUNDAY Travel ■ Perfect summer reading for anyone who dreams of chucking away their BlackBerry and downshiing. ■ Somewhere between Eat, Pray, Love and A Year in the Merde, this very funny story of a fashion editor taking responsibility for her own happiness in her thirties will have broad appeal. ■ Unusually, a single woman’s take on renovating a house in rural France.

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Serge Bastarde Ate My Baguette On the Road in the Real Rural France John Dummer ISBN: 978 1 84024 770 1 £7.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback August 2009 Rights: World

It would have been churlish to have refused his invitation to accompany him on a trip to ‘forage for hidden treasures’. If the truth be known, I secretly couldn’t resist the novelty of passing time with a bloke called Serge Bastarde.

■ Will appeal to Francophiles as well as readers who enjoyed A Year in the Merde, anyone interested in bargain antiques and fans of the TV series Lovejoy.

When John decamps to France to start up as an antiques dealer, he doesn’t count on meeting Serge Bastarde. The lovable rogue and brocanteur offers to teach John the tricks of the trade in return for help in a series of unscrupulous schemes. As the pair trawl through markets and farmhouses, they con hearty lunches from old peasants and get into scrapes with priceless collectibles. Filled with eccentric characters and unlikely adventures, this is a hilarious romp through the real rural France. Ex-blues drummer John Dummer has worked as a journalist, broadcaster, press officer and band manager. He lives in the Aquitaine region of France with his wife, Helen, and works as an antiques dealer.

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The Backpacker John Harris ISBN: 978 1 84024 771 8 £7.99 129x198mm 384pp Paperback August 2009 Rights: World

Leaving the blinding sand for the cool shade of the trees, I walked carefully through the undergrowth to where Dave, using two twigs as chopsticks, was picking up a freshly severed human finger… John’s trip to India starts badly when he finds himself looking at the sharp end of a knife in a train station cubicle. His life is saved by the enigmatic Rick, who persuades John to abandon his mundane plans for the future for much, much more. Fast forward to the Thai island of Koh Pha-Ngan where they pose as millionaire aristocrats in a hedonistic Eden of beautiful girls, free drugs and wild beach parties. Soon pursued by Thai Mafia, they escape to Indonesia, Australia and Hong Kong, facing danger at every turn.

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‘Complete escapism... with a gripping plot and enough adventure to last a lifetime’ M2 Best Books ■ Perfect travel reading for those who dream of wild adventure and James Bond-style escapades in exotic locations. ■ Will appeal to those who loved The Beach.

John Harris grew up on a council estate in south-east London and now wanders the world. He’s worked as a scuba diver in Thailand, a fruit picker in Australia, a private detective in China, a building instructor in Nigeria and a site manager in Dubai.

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Occasions Poppy Bell £5.99 • 140x140mm • 96pp • Hardback • Colour photographs • July 2009 • Rights: World

Happy Birthday ISBN: 978 1 84024 763 3

Open your presents, party with friends and eat lots of cake – relax and indulge in your favourite things on the special day that is your birthday! These heart-warming photographs and well-chosen words will bring a smile to anyone’s face – a wonderful way to celebrate a friend or loved one’s special day.

Get Well ISBN: 978 1 84024 764 0

A cosy duvet and a hot drink, a supportive friend and a joke to cheer you up – when we’re out of sorts, these are the things that help us get well. These heart-warming photographs and well-chosen words will bring a smile to anyone’s face – the ideal pick-me-up for a friend or loved one who’s feeling under the weather.

Good Luck ISBN: 978 1 84024 765 7

Finding a four leaf clover or rubbing Buddha’s belly, saying ‘Break a leg’ or ‘In the mouth of the wolf’ – around the world there are so many ways of wishing for good luck. These heart-warming photographs and well-chosen words are the perfect way to show support for a friend or loved one facing one of life’s challenges.

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Thank You ISBN: 978 1 84024 766 4

Acts of kindness, comforting hugs, encouraging smiles and good times spent together – there are so many reasons to say: thank you! These heart-warming photographs and well-chosen words will bring a smile to anyone’s face – the perfect way to show gratitude to a friend or loved one at any time of year.

■ Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs. ■ Sales of other photographic books from Summersdale exceed 100,000 copies.

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Outrageous Office Dares Suzie Duncan ISBN: 978 1 84024 775 6 £5.99 129x179mm 128pp Paperback August 2009 Rights: World

400 outrageous dares to help release your inner delinquent!

■ Office Dares has sold 30,000 copies to date.

If you’ve stopped finding the ‘hide the pencils’ routine funny and need some wicked inspiration for staving off office boredom:

■ Great fun for any office worker and an ideal all-year-round gi for mischievous colleagues.

• Arrive at work in your dressing gown, holding a bowl of cornflakes • Book a male stripper for the office on Friday aernoon • Create a mini aquarium in the water cooler Do you dare to play?

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Extreme Pets Chuck Dooley ISBN: 978 1 84024 777 0 £5.99 140x140mm 96pp Hardback Colour photographs September 2009 Rights: World

Skydiving Cats try radical bird-watching and test the nine lives theory to the max… Dexter the Downhill-skiing Dog holds the world record of 158 mph as long as there’s a bone waiting at the bottom of the hill…

■ Will appeal to fans of Pets with Tourette’s and Pimp Your Pet as well as Extreme Ironing and Water-skiing Westies.

From Wrestling Monkeys to Karate Mice, adrenaline-junkie pets the world over take it to the max. These animal athletes will stop at nothing to achieve the ultimate high. They’re lean, they’re mean and they’re extreme!

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Strictly Cat Dancing Felix Foxtrot ISBN: 978 1 84024 772 5 £7.99 134x183mm 96pp Hardback Colour photographs September 2009 Rights: World

Have you ever seen your Persian do the polka? Can your Siamese shake it to the samba? Does your tabby have what it takes to tango? We’re letting the cat out of the bag as we take you behind the scenes of Strictly Cat Dancing.

■ Strictly Come Dancing is one of the nation’s best-loved TV shows.

● Watch the moggies move to the best tunes: ‘Let’s Face the Music and Moult’, ‘I’ve Got You Under My Flea Collar’ and ‘Great Balls of Fur’ ● Revisit the cat-phrases and the faux paws as the judges deliver their verdicts ● Find out who will be crowned as the hottest fox-trotting feline in kitten heels Mamma meow! The fur is flying and the claws are definitely out in this exposé on the greatest catfight in showbiz!

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Advice for Ladies and Gentlemen on Courtship, Marriage & Sex Emily Jessop ISBN: 978 1 84024 773 2 £4.99 164x105mm 96pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

Dress up, spruce up, and be on the alert. Don’t wait too long to get one much more perfect than you are; but settle on someone soon.

■ Will appeal to readers of the Don’ts… series, Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from 1894 and Men, Women and Wedlock.

So far as the record is preserved, unchastity has contributed above all other causes, more to the ruin and exhaustion and demoralization of the race than all other wickedness. These sage words of advice on courtship, marriage and sex in Victorian society are oen hilarious a hundred years later. Wry and witty, these pearls of wisdom from a hundred years ago show how times change – and people don’t!

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Blackboard Blunders Spelling Slip-ups and Homework Howlers Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84024 712 1 £5.99 110x150mm 128pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

Jack brort a cak to school and we all had a pis.

■ Will appeal to all those who enjoyed F in Exams and Must Try Harder.

Captin Cok was a famos exploder. I found a spare seal so I quickly sat on it.

■ F in Exams sold 30,000 copies in three months!

Children are at their funniest when they are trying to be serious, and their earnest attempts at mastering the English language are a veritable goldmine of unintentional humour, from the charming to the ludicrous, and from the profound to the downright X-rated. Enjoy this side-splitting collection of spelling slip-ups and homework howlers.

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Horsey Wit Quips and Quotes for the Equine Obsessed Jane Brook ISBN: 978 1 84024 785 5 £9.99 110x176mm 208pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

Ian Fleming

■ Part of the Wit series which has now sold in excess of 250,000 copies.

‘There are two things you should avoid approaching from the rear: restaurants and horses’ Evelyn Waugh

■ Will appeal to equestrian enthusiasts everywhere.

‘A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle’

Nicholas Evans once said that horse-riding is ‘a lot like nuts and bolts – if the rider’s nuts, the horse bolts!’ When you’re too saddle sore to ride and have been dragged over one too many hedges, this book is the perfect reminder of why you love that big bag of hooves so much. With this hilarious treasure trove of equine quips and quotes, you’ll laugh yourself hoarse!

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Gardening Wit Quips and Quotes for the Green-Fingered Jane Brook ISBN: 978 1 84024 786 2 £9.99 110x176mm 208pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

‘To turn ordinary clothes into gardening clothes, simply mix with compost’ Guy Browning

■ Part of the Wit series which has sold in excess of 250,000 copies.

‘Every man reaps what he sows in this life – except the amateur gardener’ Lesley Hall Aer a long day of digging and planting, throw in the trowel and enjoy a little light weeding from this stupendous harvest of quips and quotes from those who really know their onions. Green-fingered gurus and nature-loving novices need look no further to find a saying for every season.

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Kitchen Wit Quips and Quotes for Cooks and Food Lovers Jane Brook ISBN: 978 1 84953 000 2 £9.99 110x176mm 208pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

‘Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all’ Harriet van Horne

■ Part of the Wit series which has sold in excess of 250,000 copies.

‘I tried boiling pigs’ feet once, but I couldn’t get the pig to stand still’ Groucho Marx

■ Will appeal to fans of humorous food writers such as Nigel Slater, A. A. Gill, Giles Coren and Anthony Bourdain.

Cooks, imbibers and gourmands will savour every mouthful of this feast of wit. With a menu that includes chefs, food writers and classic humorists, you’ll be laughing from breakfast to supper and coming back for seconds.

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Badly Drawn Planet Peter Vegas ISBN: 978 1 84953 001 9 £6.99 160x160mm 96pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

Have you ever wondered (and surely you must have): ● How to identify the evil part of a moustache? ● Where the lost cloak of invisibility can be found? ● Whatever happened to the last Toto’s Greatest Hits tape cassette? These mysteries and many more are elucidated in this random take on modern life, drawn with razor-sharp quirky wit but only a modicum of artistic skill. Peter Vegas’s unique and playful slant on life and language is off-beat and simply hilarious. Be warned: you may never see the tooth fairy in the same way again.

■ Will appeal to those who enjoy Edward Monkton cards and off-beat humour such as David Shrigley and The Bunny Suicides. ■ Peter Vegas’ ‘Stickmen’ series has sold over 50,000 copies internationally; this is the first time his work has been published in the UK.

Peter Vegas is the warped genius behind the ‘Stickmen’ series. Born in New Zealand, he has recently moved to Abu Dhabi to kill time until he becomes the world’s best-selling author. He enjoys drawing and writing, but hates ladybirds.

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Right Up the Empire Diane Mason & Andrew Selwood ISBN: 978 1 84953 002 6 £8.99 129x179mm 144pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

Right Up the Empire reveals that it wasn’t only the British upper lip that was stiff, and that Victorian illustrators always had enough lead in their pencils…

■ Will appeal to fans of the Don’ts series and the Carry On films.

Prim illustrations from nineteenth-century magazines such as The Boys’ Own Paper and Cassell’s Family Magazine are paired with raunchy captions in this hilarious romp through the naughty secrets of the British Empire. Diane Mason has a PhD in Victorian fiction and is the author of The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture (Manchester University Press). Andrew Selwood is an artist and graphic designer whose work has been exhibited alongside that of Banksy and Damien Hirst.

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Fred Basset for Gardeners Alex Graham ISBN: 978 1 84024 779 4 £5.99 140x140mm 96pp Hardback Colour illustrations September 2009 Rights: World

British icon Fred Basset has a new lease of life! This new range of full colour gi books includes cartoons never seen in book form. Fred Basset for Gardeners will delight all gardeners and dog lovers.

■ Fred’s wry sense of humour amuses Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday readers every week. ■ First in a brand new series – further titles in 2010.

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Fred Basset Yearbook 2009 Alex Graham ISBN: 978 1 84024 778 7 £5.99 210x134mm 112pp Paperback Black and white illustrations October 2009 Rights: World

Britain’s best-loved canine cartoon hero returns in another annual collection from the Daily Mail’s popular Fred Basset strip. Whether he’s stealing unattended food, leaving doggy footprints on the carpet or chasing the neighbour’s cat, Fred’s antics and his astute observations on humans will keep you entertained for hours.

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■ The Fred Basset comic strip has featured in the Daily Mail and later The Mail on Sunday since 1963. The Fred Basset Yearbook sells over 10,000 copies annually. This year the torch passes to Summersdale to bring the yearbook to old and new fans alike.

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World’s Weirdest Animals Matt Roper ISBN: 978 1 84024 749 7 £5.99 140x140mm 96pp Hardback Colour photographs October 2009 Rights: UK, USA & Commonwealth excluding Australia & New Zealand

Whales that look like unicorns, lizards that squirt jets of blood from their eyes, naked rats that can sprint backwards… It seems as though some creatures have been put on this earth just to make us laugh.

■ Will appeal to science fans, animal lovers and fans of Really Gross Facts, which has sold 20,000 copies.

From the harmless but hilarious to the truly frightening and deadly, the animals in this book are guaranteed to keep you amazed, enthralled and extremely amused. Matt Roper is a feature writer for the Daily Mirror. He lives in London.

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Old Age and How to Survive it Edward Enfield ISBN: 978 1 84024 776 3 £9.99 129x198mm 192pp Hardback Black and white illustrations October 2009 Rights: World

Cicero remarked that old age is a strange business. No one wants to miss it, he said, and everyone complains about it when they get there. Not I, though.

‘he writes with a dry wit which had me laughing out loud’ THE OXFORD TIMES

Old age comes to us all, and Enfield wittily advises on how to survive its trickier obstacles, not least the people who suggest you must ‘do something’. One of the great delights of the golden years is doing less – from giving up DIY and ambition to not inviting people to dinner. In these elegantly entertaining essays, Enfield guides those entering their finer years on how to make the most of old age.

■ To be published just aer Edward’s 80th birthday.

Edward Enfield has been a columnist for The Oldie magazine since 1992, has written for publications including the Daily Express, The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph, and has appeared on television in Watchdog, the BBC’s Holiday programme, Points of View and The Heaven and Earth Show. He lives in West Sussex.

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■ A humorous gi for bearers of the ‘grey pound’; Old Git Wit has sold 70,000 copies and So You’re 60! has sold 50,000 copies. Also by this author:

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Knock Knock Jokes for All the Family Fred Fox ISBN: 978 1 84024 781 7 £5.99 125x175mm 384pp Paperback October 2009 Rights: World

‘Knock knock!’ ‘Who’s there?’ ‘Old lady.’ ‘Old lady who?’ ‘I didn’t know you could yodel!’

■ Nothing too naughty! Suitable for the whole family, from children to grandparents. ■ Includes all sorts of classic jokes.

What’s yellow and deadly? Shark-infested custard. What goes ‘Ha ha ha! BONK!’? You laughing your head off when you read this book. Remember these old chestnuts? You’ll find these classics and many more in this humungous compendium of jokes for all the family. With everything from light bulbs to dumb blondes, men walking into bars to chickens crossing roads, there are gigglesome gags and ludicrous larks for every occasion.

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Learn to Speak Cat Anthony Smith ISBN: 978 1 84953 003 3 £4.99 110x110mm 96pp Hardback Colour illustrations October 2009 Rights: World

Have you ever wondered what your faithful moggy is trying to tell you when it pats your leg and meows earnestly? Now you can find out with this invaluable guide. For example:

■ Will appeal to those who enjoyed The Devious Book for Cats and I Can Has Cheezburger?

‘ME-OW!’ ‘I’ve hurt my foot!’ ‘ME-AL’ ‘Feed me’ With comical colour illustrations and essential vocabulary, this book will have you speaking cat in no time – you’ll be the cat’s whiskers!

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Completely Conkers What Drives You Nuts About Modern Britain Will Jackson ISBN: 978 1 84953 004 0 £9.99 129x198mm 224pp Hardback October 2009 Rights: World

Who would live in a country where no child is allowed to win a race on sports day and you can lose your job for forwarding an ‘Irish joke’ email? About 60 million Britons, that’s who! This laugh-out-loud collection of ludicrous laws, political correctness gone mad, moneywasting council schemes and ridiculous red tape reveals how:

■ Will appeal to all those who enjoyed Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit?, Grumpy Old… or Don’t Get Me Started. ■ Focuses on the funny side of things.

● Trapeze artists were told by insurers to wear hard hats in accordance with the European Union’s Temporary Work at Heights directive. ● Aer falling in the prison shower, a career criminal was compensated £248,000, including a substantial amount ‘for lost earnings’. ● A phone contractor was not qualified to dig a six-inch-deep trench because he did not have ‘underground capability’. NB: This book doesn’t come with a safety warning. If you cut yourself on the paper, you can sod off.

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You Know You’re Getting Old When… Ben Fraser ISBN: 978 1 84953 005 7 £4.99 110x110mm 96pp Hardback Colour illustrations October 2009 Rights: World

You know you’re getting old when…

■ Previous editions have sold 25,000 copies.

… you know all the answers but no one’s asking you the questions.

■ Totally new text and illustrations.

… you stop seeing the speed limit as a challenge. … you have a party and the neighbours don’t even realise it. If this is sounding all too familiar, this handy guide will help determine whether you’re creaking gently into your autumn years or can still kick it with the kids!

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Celebrities Behaving Badly Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless Carol McGiffin and Mark Leigh ISBN: 978 1 84024 783 1 £7.99 129x198mm 192pp Paperback October 2009 Rights: World

‘What is this, courtesy class?’ Bruce Willis, asked by police why he was swearing so much Cringe at these true and tawdry tales of celebrities who share one common trait: they’ve all acted like A-list idiots – from the rude and obnoxious to the distastefully extravagant. Yes, we all know about O. J. Simpson and Amy Winehouse, but did you know that allegedly... ● Ozzy Osbourne was banned from Texas for urinating on the wall of the Alamo fort ● Mariah Carey demands a special assistant in her hotel room to dispose of her chewing gum From diva-like room service demands to embarrassing run-ins with the law, this book proves some people have more money than sense and aren’t afraid to show it.

Carol McGiffin is a TV broadcaster and radio presenter. She is a regular panellist on ITV1’s popular daytime show Loose Women. Other credits include: producer of Channel 4’s Big Breakfast, co-presenter of the breakfast show on Talk Radio with Paul Ross, and contributions to numerous documentaries and chat shows. She also writes for The Guardian, the Daily Mail, the Daily Express and the Evening Standard. Mark Leigh is a comedy writer and co-author of 36 humour and trivia titles including the best-selling Pets with Tourette’s. He has worked with Rolf Harris, Chris Tarrant, Des Lynam, Julian Clary, Jeremy Beadle, Adrian Edmondson and Roy Chubby Brown.

■ Everybody including the press loves stories of celebrities behaving badly and the book will be perfect for discussion whenever someone makes a gaffe.

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When Cats Turn Bad Kitty Litter ISBN: 978 1 84024 784 8 £5.99 140x140mm 96pp Hardback Colour photographs October 2009 Rights: World

They may look cute and fluffy, they may even appear affectionate – but don’t be fooled. This is what happens when cats turn bad. It’s not pretty. These malicious moggies are rude, crude and foul-mouthed. Here at last is a book that exposes cats’ true agenda.

■ In the tradition of icanhascheezburger.com, petswhowanttokillthemselves.com, Grandma’s Dead and Pets with Tourette’s, When Cats Turn Bad has mass appeal.

Combining photos of the coolest cats with captions that reveal their inner wickedness, When Cats Turn Bad shows our furry friends are no pussies.

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Yours Sincerely, Jellyfish McSaveloy The World’s Most Nutty Names, Silly Signs and Tongue-twisting Titles Hugh Jass ISBN: 978 1 84024 787 9 £5.99 129x198mm 128pp Paperback October 2009 Rights: World

What’s in a name? Plenty, if this book is anything to go by. Consider:

■ Quirky and bizarre, will appeal to fans of The Worlds’ Stupidest… series and Rude Britain.

● Filling in your address as Butthole Lane or Psycho Path ● Walking into a video store and asking for Night of the Day of the Dawn of the

Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Alien, Flesh Eating, Hellbound, Zombified Living Dead Part 2: In Shocking 2-D ● Living every day of your life with the name Tim Burr, Carrie Oakey, Stan Still, Number 16 Bus Shelter or Jellyfish McSaveloy This compilation of unique, intriguing and downright silly names from around the world contains everything from the most baffling song titles to the most unfortunate towns, and all manner of tongue-twisting nonsense in between.

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A Little Bit of Wit… Tom Hay £3.50 • 79x102mm • 160pp • Paperback • October 2009 • Rights: World

A Little Bit of Old Git Wit ISBN: 978 1 84953 006 4 ‘I can still enjoy sex at 75. I live at 76, so it’s no distance’

Bob Monkhouse

‘The easiest way to diminish the appearance of wrinkles is to keep your glasses off when you look in the mirror’ Joan Rivers Make the most of your golden years with this mini-collection of senior humour – the very best quips and quotes for the young at heart.

A Little Bit of Brit Wit ISBN: 978 1 84953 007 1 ‘How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven’

Spike Milligan

‘Call that a maiden speech? I call that a brazen hussy of a speech’ Winston Churchill Celebrate the brilliance of British wit with this mini-collection of home-grown humour to wow your friends and cow your enemies.

■ The Wit series has sold in excess of 250,000 copies.

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Dog Heroes True Stories of Canine Courage Ben Holt ISBN: 978 1 84024 767 1 £7.99 129x198mm 192pp Paperback August 2009 Rights: World

• Swansea Jack, the Labrador who saved more than 25 people from drowning • Maya, the pit bull who defended her owner from a brutal attack These are just a few of the devoted dogs from all walks of life in this inspiring tribute to canine courage. Heart-melting, dramatic and oen deeply moving, Dog Heroes showcases the underestimated role of man’s best friend. Each loyal personal companion or working dog has its own individual story, but they all share one thing: they are truly dog heroes.

■ From A Dog Year to Marley and Me to Endal, redemptive, inspirational pet stories are on the rise. ■ Sales mailing to go out to canine charities and trusts.

Lye: My ears, companion and best friend

My ears, companion and best friend

Life took a turn for the worse for poor Nicola Willis when she became severely deaf, but her canine companion has given her the confidence to enjoy life again and has been at her side in times of need…

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When I became deaf I withdrew into myself; became depressed and lost all confidence. What really upset me was that I became reliant on other people : I had lost my independence. I stayed in my house, but even that was awful as I just couldn’t hear even simple sounds. I was sinking fast.

When Lye came back to me having been trained, everything changed. Friends started to call on me again, knowing that not only would the front door be opened, but on the other side of the door would be two very happy individuals. It was like the light was shining again. My depression was lifting.

Lye:

She decided to apply for a hearing dog and was delighted when her own 14-month Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Lye, was assessed by the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and accepted for training. The pair were separated for a difficult four months while Lye was put through her paces at training school, where she learned how to react to various household sounds including the telephone, doorbell, cooker timer and the ‘call’ (an instruction other people can give to Lye asking her to fetch Nicola) as well as the danger sounds of the smoke alarm and fire bell. In July 2005 they were reunited, this time with Lye in her smart, burgundy hearing dog working jacket. Since having Lye as a hearing dog, Nicola’s life has changed dramatically.

But Lye’s dedication to Nicola didn’t stop there. In 2008 Lye acted above and beyond the call of duty twice. The first time was on an outing to the shops; Nicola was recovering from a damaged knee at the time and was using crutches.

We were taking a short cut through an alleyway when I fell over, and I just lay on the ground, cold, scared and in pain – I couldn’t get up. To my surprise

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More Cats in the Belfry Doreen Tovey ISBN: 978 1 84024 769 5 £6.99 129x198mm 160pp Paperback August 2009 Rights: World English Language

When she’s not chasing errant donkeys in her best chiffon gown or leaving the teapot in the fridge, Doreen has her hands full looking aer her family of Siamese cats. In this instalment of cats and calamities, new feline characters arrive to terrorise the tranquil West Country village. The timid lilac-point kitten Shantung is joined by the bold-as-brass Saphra, who was raised by a parrot and has a penchant for hidden treasure. The terrible twosome are all set to make the cottage a hotbed for mischief. With cameo appearances from Father Adams, Fred Ferry and the nosey Mrs Binney, there’s never a dull moment, and love is in the air for one of the villagers… Doreen Tovey’s books have sold more than 150,000 copies in eight countries.

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‘No-one writes about cats with more wit, humour and affection’ THE PEOPLE’S FRIEND ‘Every so oen, there comes along a book – or if you’re lucky books – which gladden the heart, cheer the soul… Just such books are written by Doreen Tovey’ CAT WORLD ■ Also in this series: Cats in the Belfry, ISBN: 978 1 84024 452 6, Cats in May, ISBN: 978 1 84024 497 7, The New Boy, ISBN: 978 1 84024 517 2, Double Trouble, ISBN: 978 1 84024 569 1, The Coming of Saska, ISBN: 978 1 84024 595 0, A Comfort of Cats, ISBN: 978 1 84024 655 1 and Donkey Work ISBN: 978 1 84024 719 0 which have sold more than 30,000 copies.

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Hunting the Shadow How to Turn Fear into Massive Success Geoff Thompson ISBN: 978 1 84024 762 6 £9.99 129x198mm 160pp Hardback July 2009 Rights: World

An inspiring guide to help you transmute and eliminate fear and live a positive life. For anyone who feels trapped in a small job, small life and small thoughts, martial arts expert Geoff Thompson demonstrates how to break free from the shackles of limitation and tap into the reserves of potential many of us have forgotten existed. This book will teach you how to make your dreams a reality. Drawing on the poem ‘Night Traveller’ by Sufi mystic Rumi, Geoff provides direction on facing your fears and ultimately using them to transform your life for the good. Hunting the Shadow contains advanced methods in understanding, controlling and channelling fear into a profitable commodity.

■ Will appeal to anyone who feels that it is time for a change; from those who need a boost of confidence to those who feel powerless to change their circumstances. ■ Contains techniques to enable you to dissolve the membrane of fear blocking your path to a great life. www.geohompson.co.uk

Geoff Thompson is the author of over thirty books, a stage play and a BAFTA winning short film. His autobiography, Watch My Back, has been adapted into a major motion picture, Clubbed.

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Everything that Happens to Me is Fantastic Geoff Thompson ISBN: 978 1 84024 768 8 £9.99 110x176mm 160pp Hardback August 2009 Rights: World

This is your life. If you leave it to others they will feed, force or coerce you into living their reality. And where’s the fun in that? In this volume of life lessons and modern-day musings, Geoff Thompson encourages readers to follow their own path and find the turning point to realising their full potential and reaching their goals. His honest and ‘take no prisoners’ approach makes use of his varied experience of life from a tough upbringing and violent past to his transformation into a successful and inspiring writer. He demonstrates how you can change your attitude and retrain your brain to see all life’s challenges positively. Geoff Thompson is the author of over thirty books, a stage play and a BAFTA winning short film. His autobiography, Watch My Back, has been adapted into a major motion picture, Clubbed.

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■ A proven following: Geoff ’s books have sold more than 100,000 copies. ■ Internet campaign to tens of thousands of previous Geoff Thompson buyers. ■ The third title in the series following Everything that Happens to Me is Good ISBN: 978 1 84024 597 4 and Everything that Happens to Me is Great ISBN: 978 1 84024 684 1. www.geohompson.co.uk

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Sex Tips for Husbands & Wives From 1894 £2.99 z 978-1-84024-702-2

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Sales of 250,000 copies worldwide

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A Year in the Scheisse: Getting to Know the Germans

Roger Boyes

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Antarctica on a Plate: Misadventures of a Polar Chef

Alexa Thomson

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B&B Directory of New Zealand

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A Basketful of Snowflakes: One Mallorcan Spring

Peter Kerr

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

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Berserk in the Antarctic: Sailing to the World’s Most Untameable Continent

David Mercy

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The Best of British Festivals

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The Big Walks of Great Britain

David Bathurst

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Bon Courage!: A French Renovation in Rural Limousin

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Bonne Chance!: Building a Life in Rural France

Richard Wiles

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Boutique Lodgings of New Zealand

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Brazil: Life, Blood, Soul

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Buttertea at Sunrise: A Year in the Bhutan Himalaya

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Cat on a Hot Tiled Roof: Mayhem in Mayfair and Mallorca

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Champagne and Polar Bears: Romance in the Arctic

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Chasing Dean: Surfing America’s Hurricane States

Tom Anderson

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A Chateau of One’s Own: Restoration Misadventures in France

Sam Juneau

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The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry Miller

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The Cook, the Rat and the Heretic: Living in the Shadow of Rennes-le-Château

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Corfu Banquet: A Memoir with Seasonal Recipes

Emma Tennant

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Dawdling by the Danube: With Journeys in Bavaria and Poland

Edward Enfield

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A Dictionary of French Building Terms

Richard Wiles

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A Dictionary of French Medical Terms

Richard Whiting

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A Dictionary of Spanish Building and DIY Terms

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Don’t Lean Out Of The Window!: A European Misadventure

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Don’t Mention the War: A Shameful European Rail Adventure

Ferris & Bassett

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Downhill All the Way: Cycling Through France From La Manche to the Mediterranean

Edward Enfield

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Espresso with the Headhunters: A Journey Through the Jungles of Borneo

John Wassner

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Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a House in France

Mark Sampson

978 1 84024 583 7

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Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a Property in Spain

Tom Provan

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Everything But the Squeal: A Year of Pigging Out in Northern Spain

John Barlow

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Expat Money: The Definitive Personal Finance Manual for Brits Abroad

Beecham & O’Mahony

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Freewheeling Through Ireland: Enfield Pedals the West Coast

Edward Enfield

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Frogspawn and Floor Polish: Upstairs & Downstairs in a National Trust House

Mary Mackie

978 1 84024 333 8

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From the Camargue to the Alps: A Walk Across France in Hannibal’s Footsteps

Bernard Levin

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From the Mull to the Cape: A Gentle Bike Ride on the Edge of Wilderness

Richard Guise

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From Paella to Porridge: A Farewell to Mallorca & a Scottish Adventure

Peter Kerr

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Gap Year Adventures

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Goats From a Small Island: Grabbing Mallorcan Life by the Horns

Anna Nicholas

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Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons

Gerald Durrell

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Good Vibrations: Coast to Coast by Harley

Tom Cunliffe

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Greece on my Wheels

Edward Enfield

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The Gringo Trail: A Darkly Comic Road Trip Through South America

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Heartlands: Travels in the Tibetan World

Michael Buckley

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The Hotel on the Roof of the World: Five Years in Tibet

Alec Le Sueur

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Jumping Ships: The Global Misadventures of a Cargo Ship Apprentice

David Baboulene

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La Bella Vita: Life, Love and Food in Southern Italy

Vida Adamoli

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Leaves from the Fig Tree

Diana Duff

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A Lizard in my Luggage: Mayfair to Mallorca in One Easy Move

Anna Nicholas

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The Lonely Sea and the Sky

Sir Francis Chichester

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Lost Horizon: The Classic Tale of Shangri-la

James Hilton

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Lost in the Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Adventure and Survival

Yossi Ghinsberg

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Mañana Mañana: One Mallorcan Summer

Peter Kerr

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The Man Who Swam the Amazon: 3,274 Miles Down the World’s Deadliest River

Martin Strel

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Meeting Mr Kim: or How I Went to Korea & Learned to Love Kimchi

Jennifer Barclay

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Menagerie Manor

Gerald Durrell

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More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman

Joe Cawley

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Steve Haywood

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Ocean Boulevard: Adventures on the High Seas

David Baboulene

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One Man and a Narrowboat: Slowing Down Time on England’s Waterways

Steve Haywood

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Over the Hill and Round the Bend: Misadventures on a Bike in Wales

Richard Guise

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Stevie Smith

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Mary Elsy

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Lady Fortescue

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Pint-sized Ireland: In Search of the Perfect Guinness

Evan McHugh

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John Malathronas

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Tom Anderson

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A Sarong in my Backpack: Adventures from Munich to Pushkar

Ayun Halliday

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Scoop-Wallah: Life on a Delhi Daily

Justine Hardy

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The Sea on Our Le: A Couple’s Ten Month Walk Around Britain’s Coastline

Shally Hunt

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John Dummer

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Singapore Swing

John Malathronas

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Snowball Oranges: One Mallorcan Winter

Peter Kerr

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Spain by the Horns: A Journey to the Heart of a Culture

Tim Elliott

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£7.99

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Thistle Soup

Peter Kerr

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Three Singles to Adventure: An Expedition to Guyana

Gerald Durrell

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Tout Sweet: Hanging up My High Heels for a New Life in France

Karen Wheeler

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£7.99

The Trail to Titicaca: A Journey through South America

Rupert Attlee

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Two Feet, Four Paws: Walking the Coastline of Britain

Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

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Venetian Masters: Under the Skin of the City of Love

Bidisha

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£7.99

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The Villa Diana: Travels Through Post-war Italy

Alan Moorehead

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£7.99

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Viva Mallorca!: One Mallorcan Autumn

Peter Kerr

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Vroom By the Sea: The Sunny Parts of Italy on a Bright Orange Vespa

Peter Moore

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Walking the South Coast of England

David Bathurst

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A Wild Life: Adventures of an Accidental Conservationist in Africa

Dick Pitman

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21st Century Latin: From ASBO Teens to Being Green

Sam Foster

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100 Great Brits: From Bede to Beckham

James Muirden

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£9.99

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100 Reasons to be Glad

Isabel Losada

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£4.99

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The Accidental Gardener: How to Create Your Own Tranquil Haven

Michael Powell

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The Accidental Gardener’s Almanac

Michael Powell

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£2.99

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Ad Hoc, Ad Lib, Ad Nauseum: So You Think You Don’t Speak Latin?

John Parker

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Advanced Swearing Handbook

Leigh & Lepine

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Fear: The Friend of Exceptional People

Geoff Thompson

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Akers-Douglas & George

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Flying Without Fear

Captian Keith Godfrey

978 0 95428 280 6

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The Formula: The Secret to a Better Life

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 510 3

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Get Past Driving Test Nerves

Lorna Cordwell

978 1 84024 673 5

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Get Past Exam Nerves

Lorna Cordwell

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Get Top Marks in Your Exams

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The Great Escape: The 10 Secrets to Loving Your Life and Living Your Dreams

Geoff Thompson

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How to be a Best-selling Novelist

Richard Joseph

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How to be a Comedy Writer

Marc Blake

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How to be a Sitcom Writer

Marc Blake

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How to be a Writer

Stewart Ferris

978 1 84024 529 5

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How to Get Published

Stewart Ferris

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How to Publish Your Own Book

Stewart Ferris

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Hunting the Shadow: How to Turn Fear into Massive Success

Geoff Thompson

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Identity The: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Gavin Mills

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It’s Easy Being Green: Simple Ways to Save the Planet

Mark Mann

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Man About the Kitchen

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Master Your Inner Critic: Release Your Inner Wisdom

Melanie Greene

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Mental Strength: Condition Your Mind, Achieve Your Goals

Iain Abernethy

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Mind and Body Metamorphosis: Conditioning Techniques for Personal Transformation

Matthew Mills

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Shape Shier: Transform Your Life in 1 Day

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The Single Girl’s Guide

Imogen Lloyd Webber

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Stress Buster: How to Stop Stress from Killing You

Geoff Thompson

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Student Grub

Alastair Williams

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The Student Kitchen Survival Handbook

Salma Conway

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True Serenity: Finding Peace in a Hectic World

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The Unofficial Facebooker’s Social Survival Guide

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The Well-Tuned Body: Banish Back Pain with Gentle Exercises Based on the Alexander Technique Ingham & Shelbourn What’s Really in Your Basket?: An Easy-to-use Guide to Food Additives & Cosmetic Ingredients

Bill Statham

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A Winning Attitude

Rosie Hamilton-McGinty

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Advanced Kick Boxing

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Animal Day: Pressure Testing the Martial Arts

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Arm-Locks for all Styles

Iain Abernethy

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The Art of Fighting Without Fighting

Geoff Thompson

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Beginning Wing Chun

Alan Gibson

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Bunkai Jutsu: The Practical Application of Karate Kata

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Chokes and Strangles

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978 1 84024 172 3

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Combat Kick Boxing: Realistic Self Defence

Pat O’Keeffe

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Dead or Alive: The Choice is Yours

Geoff Thompson

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The Escapes

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The Fence

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Fighting from your Knees

Geoff Thompson

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Fit to Fight: The Manual of Intense Training for Combat

Peter Consterdine

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Foil Fencing: The Techniques & Tactics of Modern Foil Fencing

Jon ‘Jes’ Smith

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Four Shades of Black: The Traditional Path to Building the Complete Fighter

Gavin Mulholland

978 1 84024 650 6

£20.00

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Japanese Martial Arts

Neil Horton

978 1 84024 478 6

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Karate’s Grappling Methods: Understanding Kata & Bunkai

Iain Abernethy

978 0 95389 320 1

£15.99

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Kata Tensho: Ancient Form to Modern-day Application

Chris Rowen

978 1 84024 463 2

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Kick Boxing

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Mind and Body Metamorphosis: Conditioning Techniques for Personal Transformation

Matthew Mills

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The Modern Bodyguard: The Complete Manual of Close Protection Training

Peter Consterdine

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The Pavement Arena: Adopting Combat Martial Arts to the Street

Geoff Thompson

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Pins: The Bedrock

Geoff Thompson

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Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots

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Real Grappling

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Geoff Thompson

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Real Kicking

Geoff Thompson

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Real Punching

Geoff Thompson

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The Self-Defence Manual

Dougherty & Birdsall

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Simple Thinking: Intelligent Fighters

Alan Gibson

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Streetwise: The Complete Manual of Personal Security and Self Defence

Peter Consterdine

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Three Second Fighter: The Sniper Option

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 459 9

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The Throws & Take-downs of Freestyle Wrestling

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 028 3

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The Throws & Take-downs of Greco-Roman Wrestling

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Geoff Thompson

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Geoff Thompson

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Iain Abernethy

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TVP: Comprehensive Boxing Concepts

Sondhi & Thompson

978 0 95496 560 0

£19.99

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Waking Dragons: A Martial Artist Faces His Ultimate Test

Goran Powell

978 1 84024 513 4

£9.99

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Weight Training for the Martial Artist

Geoff Thompson

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The Wing Chun Forms: Combat Text Books

Alan Gibson

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£11.99

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Summersdale: Books You’ll Love, with Something For Everyone Welcome to Summersdale! We create entertaining and informative books that people will love, making them widely available at affordable prices. Over the last three years our output and turnover has increased threefold and our gi and humour books alone have sold over one and a half million copies worldwide, with rights to various titles sold in 37 countries. This season has our strongest range of humour yet, with fun and fresh approaches to popular themes as well as quirky and original ideas – something to put a smile on everyone’s face. Making a debut is our gorgeous new gi series Occasions, which combines beautiful design with heart-warming words and photographs. It’s also exciting to have classic pooch Fred Basset joining our list. We’re well known for amusing and inspiring travel writing by authors with great stories to tell, and our latest catalogue features perfect holiday reading on France, Mallorca and Thailand to appeal to armchair travellers and active adventurers alike. Summersdale had a great start to 2009, when we won the IPG E-Publishing Award, were shortlisted for the IPG International Achievement of the Year Award and were a finalist in the Fast Growth Awards for Product Business of the Year. We hope that you enjoy our new catalogue and would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the booksellers and journalists, agents and reps for your continued support! The Summersdale Team Disclaimer: All details are correct at time of going to print. Prices, specifications and availability are subject to change without prior notification.

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