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Celebrating 20 Years 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 trebled and our gi and humour books alone have sold over one and a half million copies worldwide, with rights sold in 38 countries.

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This year it’s our 20th birthday and we are celebrating by publishing a wonderful array of new books such as The Life of Fly, Lobcocks and Fartleberries: 18th-century Insults to Confound Your Foes, a memoir of judging The Guinness Book of Records with Norris McWhirter and a follow-up to the runaway best-seller F in Exams – Kids’ Klangers. Our new travel writing is hilarious and inspiring, including Twitchhiker, an extraordinary journey to the other side of the world using Twitter, and Toute Allure, the sequel to last year’s best-seller, Tout Sweet, about moving to France. Gardening, getting older, cats and dogs, mums and dads, the 70s and 80s, TV soaps, love and sports – there’s a book to appeal to everyone. We hope you enjoy our new catalogue and want to say THANK YOU to all our 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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To Hull and Back On Holiday in Unsung Britain Tom Chesshyre ISBN: 978 1 84953 060 6 £8.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback July 2010 Rights: World English; translation Aitken Alexander Associates Sales Territories: Worldwide

As staff travel writer on The Times since 1997, Tom Chesshyre had visited over 80 countries and wondered: what is le to be discovered? He realised that the answer might be very close to home. In a mad adventure that took him from Hull to Hell (actually a rather nice place in the Isles of Scilly), Tom visited secret spots of Unsung Britain in search of its least touristy destinations. He explored Blade Runner Britain in Port Talbot, found everything’s quite green in Milton Keynes, met real-life superheroes and watched a football match with celebrity chef Delia Smith in Norwich. Tom reveals the unfashionable underbelly of Britain, and embraces it all with the spirit of discovery. Tom Chesshyre is based in London and is the author of How Low Can You Go?: Round Europe for 1p Each Way (Plus Tax), which sold over 10,000 copies. Currently staff travel writer for The Times, he has worked for Sky Sports and The Daily Telegraph and writes frequently for The Mail on Sunday.

Praise for How Low Can You Go?:

‘Fasten your seatbelts, it’s a wonderful ride’ THE MAIL ON SUNDAY ‘a hilarious record of a low-cost odyssey’ Celia Brayfield, THE TIMES ■ VisitBritain will support the PR campaign and have a tie-in page on its website dedicated to promoting Unsung Britain, while regional press and tourist boards will be delighted by the book’s positive spin. ■ Will appeal to staycationers, people addicted to all things British and lovers of UK trivia.

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Mission Mongolia Two Men, One Van, No Turning Back David Treanor ISBN: 978 1 84953 059 0 £8.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback July 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

It was an empty landscape now with huge horizons in every direction, a compressed, steam-rollered desert where man had no place. We lacked the skills to carry out even basic fixes. If the van stopped working we were stuck. No one knew where we were and our last mobile phone signal had been 150 miles ago. Fiy-something and tired of arguing over the day’s headlines, journalists Geoff Stayton and David Treanor found themselves volunteering for redundancy. Rather than easing into retirement with the odd round of golf, they decided to buy a van and drive to Mongolia.

‘a rollicking tale’

Michael Buerk

■ Will appeal to travel and adventure enthusiasts, fans of Top Gear specials, 4x4 media and anyone who enjoyed Long Way Round. ■ The authors kept a blog at: www.mongolia.charityrallies.org/twolegsgood fourwheelsbataar.

Lying in wait on their hilarious journey through Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Siberia and across the Gobi Desert are bent border guards and roads submerged in mud with no signs for hundreds of miles, but also welcoming and curious locals, eager to help them on their mission. David Treanor was a BBC journalist for more than 25 years, regularly editing news bulletins for the Today programme and Radio 4’s Six O’clock News. The journey was made in support of edurelief (www.edurelief.org) and Save the Children.

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The Gringo Trail A Darkly Comic Road-trip Through South America Mark Mann ISBN: 978 1 84953 063 7 £8.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback July 2010 Rights: World except North America, Italy and Poland Sales Territories: Worldwide except North America

… there I was in the middle of Bogotá, coked up to my eyeballs, in a hallway holding two machetes, while some drunk Colombians argued about whether or not to blow up a bar with a live hand grenade… Asia has the hippie trail. South America has the gringo trail. Mark Mann and his girlfriend Melissa set off to explore the ancient monuments, mountains and rainforests of South America. But for their friend Mark, South America meant only one thing: drugs. The Gringo Trail is an On the Road for the Lonely Planet generation – a darkly comic road-trip and a revealing journey through South America’s turbulent history.

‘Mark Mann plunges us into the drugs culture of the gringo trail ’ WANDERLUST ‘… like Alex Garland’s The Beach, dog-eared copies are sure to be falling out of backpacks in airports the world over’ FHM ■ Previous editions have sold 25,000 copies. ■ Will appeal to readers of Viva South America! and Marching Powder, especially backpackers.

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Twitchhiker How One Man Travelled the World by Twitter Paul Smith ISBN: 978 1 84953 074 3 £8.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback August 2010 Rights: World excluding USA and film/TV; USA and film/TV, Barbara Levy Literary Agency Sales Territories: Worldwide excluding USA

1. I can only accept offers of travel and accommodation from people on Twitter. 2. I can’t make any travel plans further than three days in advance. 3. I can only spend money on food, drink and anything that fits in my suitcase. 4. If there is more than one offer, I choose. If there is only one, I have to take it within 48 hours. 5. If I am unable to move on from a location within 48 hours, the challenge is over and I go home.

■ The Twitchhiker project quickly became a worldwide phenomenon, closely followed by online communities and world media including This Morning, Le Monde and The New York Times. ■ The author currently has 10,000 followers on Twitter (@twitchhiker).

Bored in the supermarket one day, Paul wondered how far he could get in 30 days through the goodwill of users of social networking site Twitter. At the mercy of these rules, he set his sights on New Zealand – the opposite point on the planet to his home in Newcastle. In an adventure wrapped in nonsense, he travelled by road, boat, plane and train, slept in five-star luxury and on no-star floors, schmoozed with Hollywood A-listers and was humbled by the generosity of the thousands who followed his journey and determined its course. Paul Smith is a former Sony award-winning radio producer based in Newcastle.

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Toute Allure Falling in Love in Rural France Karen Wheeler ISBN: 978 1 84953 066 8 £8.99 129x198mm 320pp Paperback August 2010 Rights: World English Language excluding Audio, film/TV; translation, Audio and film/TV Christopher Little Literary Agency Sales Territories: Worldwide

There is so much to look forward to in the months ahead – to lengthening evenings, bike rides past fields of sunflowers or wild meadows of bluebells and poppies… And I cannot wait to see if Andy Lawton has called. Aer saying goodbye to life as a successful fashion editor in London, Karen is now happy in her small village house in rural France. Her idyll is almost complete – until a gang of macho Portuguese builders, a procession of badly behaving Brits and a former boyfriend begin to arrive on her doorstep. But Karen soon finds her (dancing) feet in the small rural community when she discovers le danse country. She also meets the love of her life – he has dark shaggy hair, four paws and a wet nose… Karen Wheeler is a former fashion editor for The Mail on Sunday and currently writes for the Financial Times’ How to Spend It magazine and the Daily Mail. Her work has appeared in ES and You magazines, The Sunday Times Style and numerous international publications.

Praise for Tout Sweet:

‘Perfect summer reading for anyone who dreams of chucking away their BlackBerry and downshiing to France’ FRENCH PROPERTY NEWS ‘an hilarious account of a fashion guru who swaps Prada for paintbrushes and Pineau in rural France’ THE MAIL ON SUNDAY Travel ■ The Times Property section, the Daily Mail

and Living Abroad magazine all featured articles on Tout Sweet. ■ Tout Sweet, ISBN: 978 1 84024 761 9, was a travel best-seller on Amazon. ■ Karen has a dedicated following on her blog www.toutsweet.net.

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Raining Cats and Donkeys Doreen Tovey ISBN: 978 1 84953 064 4 £6.99 129x198mm 160pp Paperback July 2010 Rights: World English; translation, Burkeman and Clarke Limited Sales Territories: Worldwide

Life is never a bed of roses for the Toveys and their beloved Siamese cats Solomon and Sheba. For one thing they’ve got Annabel the donkey to contend with and the thorny matter of her troublesome stomach aer she overindulges on the apple harvest. More calamities ensue when Doreen and her husband Charles return from a riding course in the Scottish wilderness and Solomon thinks they have brought the Loch Ness Monster home with them. Then Sheba baffles her owners with a series of mysterious disappearances. What with Annabel adopting a cat of her own, Charles taking up the piano, Father Adams’ flying hat and Solomon’s determined efforts to catch a hare, there are endless adventures in store in this loveable, witty classic. Doreen Tovey spent much of her life in a 250-year-old cottage in Somerset. Her books have sold more than 150,000 copies in eight countries.

‘If you’ve yet to discover Doreen Tovey’s delightful books about life with her outrageous Siamese, prepare for a new addiction!’ YOUR CAT magazine ■ Will be serialised in The People’s Friend. ■ 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, Donkey Work, ISBN: 978 1 84024 719 0 and More Cats in the Belfry, ISBN: 978 1 84024 769 5, which have sold 30,000 copies. ■ Mailing to previous purchasers of Doreen Tovey books.

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Strictly Off the Record On the Trail of World Records with Norris McWhirter Anna Nicholas ISBN: 978 1 84953 069 9 £9.99 129x198mm 288pp Hardback September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

In this achingly funny and irreverent memoir, Anna Nicholas recounts her adventures judging records around the world with The Guinness Book of Records founder, Norris McWhirter, CBE. Nicknamed Batman and Robin, they travelled the UK and beyond together meeting eccentric, weird and wonderful record breakers from Sir Edmund Hillary to Michael Jackson.

■ The Guinness Book of Records is the world’s best-selling book (aer the bible).

Adjudicating Richard Branson’s circumnavigation of the globe in a hot air balloon, the world’s highest tower of bread, the longest conga line and the cramming of the most people ever on deckchairs onto Weymouth beach was all in a day’s work for this dynamic duo. And, of course, things didn’t always go exactly according to plan…

A Lizard in my Luggage, ISBN: 978 1 84024 565 3, Cat on a Hot Tiled Roof, ISBN: 978 1 84024 683 4, Goats From a Small Island, ISBN: 978 1 84024 760 2 and Donkeys on My Doorstep, ISBN: 978 1 84953 038 5.

Anna Nicholas has contributed to titles including the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph Expat, The Independent and Express. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and once organised an expedition with explorer Colonel John BlashfordSnell to carry a grand piano to a remote Amerindian tribe.

■ The McWhirter family and Foundation will support the book. Norris gave Anna away at her wedding!

■ Anna’s previous books have sold in excess of 15,000 copies and include:

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You Know You’re... Series £4.99 • 110x110mm • 96pp • Hardback • Colour illustrations • Rights: World • Sales Territories: Worldwide

You Know You’re a Golfing Fanatic When… Ben Fraser July 2010 • ISBN: 978 1 84953 061 3 You know you’re a golfing fanatic when… … there is a suspicious looking dent next to the cat flap from the last time you ‘put the cat out’. Read on to find out whether you’re one iron short of a set or if you can still escape the fairway unscathed!

You Know You’re a Sailing Fanatic When… Ben Fraser July 2010 • ISBN: 978 1 84953 072 9 You know you’re a sailing fanatic when… … on long car journeys you forego satnav for a sextant and a compass. Read on to discover whether you’re truly obsessed with all things nautical or just one lifejacket short of a crew!

You Know You’re a Gardening Fanatic When… Ben Fraser August 2010 • ISBN: 978 1 84953 070 5 You know you’re a gardening fanatic when… … you have a sticker on the back window of your Ferrari saying ‘My other car’s a ride-on lawnmower’. Read on to discover whether you’ve really gone to seed or you’re just one petal short of a flower!

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You Know You’re Past It When… Ben Fraser August 2010 • ISBN: 978 1 84953 071 2 You know you’re past it when… … you feel like it’s the morning aer, but there wasn’t a night before. Read on to discover whether you really are over the hill or are just going round the bend!

You Know You’re Having a Senior Moment When… Ben Fraser August 2010 • ISBN: 978 1 84953 073 6 You know you’re having a senior moment when… … you decide it’s time to pull up your socks, and realise you forgot to put any on. Read on to discover whether your marbles just need a spring clean or you’ve well and truly lost them!

■ Part of the new You Know You’re… series which includes: You Know You’re Getting Old When, ISBN: 978 1 84953 005 7, You Know You’re a Rugby Fanatic When, ISBN: 978 1 84953 045 3, You Know You’re a Football Fanatic When, ISBN: 978 1 84953 046 0, You Know You’re a Cricket Fanatic When, ISBN: 978 1 84953 048 4, You Know You’re a Tennis Fanatic When, ISBN: 978 1 84953 047 7, which have sold 35,000 copies to date.

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A Woman Needs a Man Like a Dog Needs a Tutu Daisy Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 099 6 £7.99 134x183mm 96pp Hardback Colour illustrations August 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

Why can’t a man be more like a dog? Cuddly, adoring and completely inattentive to credit card bills. Your dog has simple needs – just like you! Dogs may leave hairs on the couch and share your chocolates, but they won’t fill the fridge with beer or watch Top Gear all day. It seems the more time you spend around men, the more attractive the pooch looks.

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■ Also in this series: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Cat Needs a Bicycle, ISBN: 978 1 84953 099 6, to which rights have been sold in Germany and Italy.

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Jane Austen on Love and Romance Constance Moore ISBN: 978 1 84953 105 4 £4.99 104x147mm 128pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

‘There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them’ ‘How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue’

■ Will appeal to those who enjoyed Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from 1894, ISBN: 978 1 84024 702 2 and Advice on Courtship and Marriage, ISBN: 978 1 84024 773 2 which have sold 75,000 copies to date.

If you want to make like Elizabeth Bennet and live happily ever aer with a man who owns half of Derbyshire, then arm yourself with this Austen-tatious guide to flirting and courtship.

… it is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. A man always imagines a woman to be ready for anybody who asks her.

An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all the powers of pleasing without suspicion.

If there is anything disagreeable going on men are always sure to get out of it.

I have no pretensions whatever to that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man.

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Any Excuse! How to Get Out of Doing Absolutely Everything Jem Brown ISBN: 978 1 84953 095 8 £5.99 125x175mm 128pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

It’s not that you can’t do it; you just don’t want to do it! We all try and wriggle out of boring chores like washing up or taking the rubbish out, but what about the bigger things, like going to work and being a proper responsible grown-up? Indulge the big kid in you and arm yourself with this indispensable guide to shirking!

■ Will appeal to those who enjoyed How to be Idle, Why Steve Was Late and Can’t Be Arsed. ■ The perfect gi for the shirker in your life!

My wife says she is going to conceive today and I want to be there when it happens.

A rhino charged my car – it came out from nowhere! Luckily it was temporarily distracted by a cat so I was able to shin-up a lamp post. I think I’m going to have to cancel our date – I may be stuck here for a while.

I have a solar-powered alarm clock and it was cloudy.

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Kids’ Klangers The Funny Things That Children Say Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84953 096 5 £5.99 125x175mm 128pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

The world is a confusing place, especially for children, and their innocent observations and questions can oîˆ en be side-splittingly hilarious. They can also be a tiny bit embarrassing if you’re, say, behind an elderly gentleman at a busy checkout and your little angel asks you... Is that man all wrinkly because he’s been in the bath too long?

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Now Panic and Freak Out ISBN: 978 1 84953 103 0 £4.99 95x130mm 160pp Hardback June 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide ‘We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic’ Cullen Hightower Keep Calm and Carry On is all very well, but life just isn’t that simple. Let’s own up and face facts: we’re getting older, the politicians are not getting any wiser, and the world’s going to hell in a handbasket. It’s time to panic. Here’s a book packed with quotations proving that keeping calm is simply not an option.

■ Mugs, T-shirts, tea towels and aprons with the slogans ‘Now Panic and Freak Out’ and ‘Keep Calm and Drink Up’ will become available in 2010.

Keep Calm and Drink Up ISBN: 978 1 84953 102 3 ‘In victory, you deserve champagne; in defeat, you need it’ Napoleon Bonaparte Keep Calm and Carry On, a World War Two government poster, struck a chord in recent difficult times when a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy were needed again. But in the long run it’s a stiff drink and flowing spirits that keep us all going. Here’s a book packed with proverbs and mantras showing the wisdom to be found at the bottom of the glass.

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What Would You Do For a Fiver? Jake Harris ISBN: 978 1 84953 093 4 £5.99 129×179mm 160pp Paperback Black and white illustrations September 2010 Rights: World Sales territories: Worldwide

You’d probably do anything for a million quid, wouldn’t you? But a grand? A ton? What about a fiver? Doesn’t buy you a lot but it’s still a fiver, eh? Inside this grubby cover you’ll find loads of dodgy dares and sick situations that’ll test even the most hard core of your mates.

• Would you lick a dirty old tramp for a fiver? • Would you keep a haddock down your pants for a week for a ton? • Would you French kiss your dad for a grand?

■ We’ve all indulged in a bit of hypothetical one-upmanship with our mates down the pub. This little gem is jam-packed with mental, gross and just wrong suggestions to get the bar-side banter going.

What would YOU do?

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Suddenly Senior The Funny Thing About Getting Older Tom Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 076 7 £9.99 110x176mm 208pp Hardback Black and white illustrations September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

‘As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two...’ Norman Wisdom You can’t help feeling bewildered every time another birthday lunges at you – aer all, you still feel like the proverbial spring chicken. And yet there are unmistakeable signs that seniority is creeping in. Don’t worry, that’s senior, not senile. If you’ve ever had a senior moment, are afraid of acting your age or are really deranged and confused, this miscellany of wit, jokes and quotations will remind you that age can be a funny old thing.

■ Old Git Wit, ISBN: 978 1 84024 542 4, You Know You’re Getting Old When…, ISBN: 978 1 84953 005 7 and the Deranged Book for OldTimers, ISBN: 978 1 84024 691 9 have sold 180,000 copies. ■ Taps into the ongoing Senior Moments phenomenon.

Two dear old friends of many years are playing cards, when one says: ‘My friend, this is terrible, but can you remind me what your name is?’ Her friend gives her a long, hard stare, then replies: ‘How soon do you need to know?’

The elderly don’t drive that badly; they’re just the only ones with time to do the speed limit.

One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you’ve become harmless. Liz Smith

The easiest way to diminish the appearance of wrinkles is to keep your glasses off when you look in the mirror. Joan Rivers

Jason Love

I am getting to an age when I can only enjoy the last sport left. It is called hunting for your spectacles. Edward Grey

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An ageing gentleman is telling his neighbour about his new hearing aid: ‘Eight-hundred pounds it cost me… but it’s worth it, it’s absolutely perfect!’ ‘What kind is it?’ the neighbour asks. ‘Oh, er… twelve thirty,’ the man replies.

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The Wit Series…

£9.99 • 110x176mm • 208pp • Black and white illustrations • Hardback • September 2010 • Rights: World • Sales Territories: Worldwide

Mum’s Wit Quips and Quotes for Marvellous Mothers Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84953 077 4 ‘I know how to do anything – I’m a mom’ Roseanne Barr

‘One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters’ George Herbert When the little angels are driving you crazy and you’re one minivan away from being a personal taxi service, these wonderful quips and quotes are the perfect reminder of why being a mother is the best job in the world.

Dad’s Wit Quips and Quotes for Fabulous Fathers Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84953 078 1 ‘Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope’ Bill Cosby

‘My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic’ Spike Milligan When your precious offspring have hijacked the car and there’s a hole in your wallet the size of the Grand Canyon, kick back and relax with this hilarious book, crammed full of quips and quotes to remind you why being a dad is the best job in the world.

■ Part of the Wit series which has now sold in excess of 350,000 copies.

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The Wit and Wisdom of Margaret Thatcher And Other Tory Legends Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84953 094 1 £9.99 110x176mm 192pp Hardback September 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

‘Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t’ Margaret Thatcher, UK prime minister 1979–1990 and leader of the Conservative Party 1975– 1990, was the only woman to have held either post, and was re-elected for an unprecedented third term, earning her a place in British history as one of the most extraordinary figures of the late twentieth century. This collection gathers together pithy and oen witty quotations by the outspoken Iron Lady and fellow party members – many of them still surprisingly relevant today. A man may climb Everest for himself, but at the summit he plants his country’s flag. Margaret Thatcher

■ In 1979 she wrote about ‘a feeling… that a once great nation has somehow fallen behind’; there is a nostalgia for Thatcher in today’s political climate! ■ No similar book on the market since Robson published As I Said to Denis… in 1998. ■ Includes classic lines from notable Tories such as Tebbit, Heseltine and Lawson.

Parliament must not be told a direct untruth, but it's quite possible to allow them to mislead themselves. Norman Tebbit

To those waiting with bated breath for that favourite media catchphrase, the U-turn, I have only this to say: you turn if you want to; the lady’s not for turning.

The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision. John Major

Margaret Thatcher

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.

People are very interested in politics, they just don't like it labelled politics.

Margaret Thatcher

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Fred Basset Yearbook 2010–2011 ISBN: 978 1 84953 083 5 £5.99 210x140mm 112pp Paperback Black and white illustrations October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

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.

■ 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. ■ Other titles in the series: Fred Basset for Garden Lovers, ISBN: 978 1 84024 779 4, Fred Basset for Golf Lovers, ISBN: 978 1 84953 035 4.

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Angels An Introduction Jane Struthers ISBN: 978 1 84953 079 8 £5.99 125x155mm 96pp Paperback October 2010 Rights: World Sales territories: Worldwide

Angels have appeared to human beings for thousands of years, yet there is greater interest in them now than ever before. This beautiful book is the perfect introduction to working with angels, providing clear information on everything from their descriptions in ancient religious texts to how to invite them into our lives. Jane Struthers is the author of over twenty books, including the best-selling The Psychic’s Bible, The Palmistry Bible and Red Sky at Night. She is also the weekly astrologer for Bella magazine.

Introduction

■ Interest in angels is becoming increasingly mainstream. ■ Books on angels, such as The Angel Bible and Angel Inspiration, tend to be complex and expensive. ■ Includes myths, fables, spiritual writings and literary references as well as clearly written, simple how-to exercises.

Section Two: MEETING THE ANGELS

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ngels are often depicted as fluffy, sweet things that float about on clouds, but actually they’re formidable entities who aren’t afraid to use their considerable, God-given power whenever it’s necessary. What are angels? Traditional teachings tell us that they have never incarnated as humans. Instead, they come from a completely different realm of life. Some authorities state that they were once animals, while others say that they were originally elementals, such as fairies, who gradually transcended into the angelic kingdom. There is also a growing contemporary assumption that humans – and especially children – become angels as soon as they’ve died. Regardless of what angels might be – animals, elementals or humans – they are a positive force for good and you can easily establish your own relationship with them in order to enhance your life in many different ways. This book is a simple introduction to angels, giving you some background religious and historical information about them and also telling you about some of the best-known angels and the areas of life in which they can help you. The book also describes how you can work with the angels to improve your life on all levels, from increasing its spiritual meaning to helping you to search for lost objects. 3

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Archangel Michael Michael – whose name means ‘who is like God’ – is one of the best-known archangels, and Judaic, Christian and Islamic texts (which refer to him as Mikhail) consider him to be the chief archangel. Some traditions also say that he’s the head of the Virtues – the angels that help humans to show courage in the face of adversity. Michael certainly has an abundance of courage, as he is the archangel who’s continually battling against Satan and the forces of evil. Michael is often depicted holding a massive sword, made not from steel but from a sapphire blue flame. It’s said that you can know he’s near because you start to feel hot and because you see flashes of blue or purple in the air. Archangel Gabriel Gabriel appears in the Christian and Jewish Bibles, and also in the Koran (as Jibril). Of all the archangels, Gabriel is the only one who’s generally believed to be female. Her name means ‘God is my strength’, and she’s the angel who told the Virgin Mary that she 4

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Unicorns An Introduction Jane Struthers ISBN: 978 1 84953 080 4 £5.99 125x155mm 96pp Paperback October 2010 Rights: World Sales territories: Worldwide

Once regarded as mythical beasts, unicorns are now being recognised as divine messengers whose purity and healing powers can help us on both practical and spiritual levels. This delightful book is the ideal introduction to these beautiful creatures, detailing everything from the myths surrounding them to how to work with them in order to understand our life’s purpose.

■ Interest in unicorns has grown tremendously in recent years, although as yet there are very few books about them. ■ Includes myths, fables, spiritual writings and literary references as well as clearly written, simple how-to exercises.

Section Three:

Introduction

WORKING WITH THE UNICORNS

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Creative Visualisation Exercise Unicorns have a special affinity with creative visualisations, because one of their roles is to encourage us to recognise and attain our life’s purpose. Here is an exercise to help you visualise your chosen outcome. You can repeat it as often as you wish but, each time, really believe that what you’re experiencing is happening.

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the DAILY MAIL

The flies have attracted attention the world over, the subject of countless email forwards and blog comments.

Fly humour will be featured in Superimposed: 21st Century Collage (Laurence King), showcasing artists from around the world, in spring 2010. The flies appeal to art fans as well as mainstream.

Metro newspaper ran a full-page feature in February 2010.

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Remember the 70s? Mark Patterson ISBN: 978 1 84953 081 1 £6.99 96pp 150x150mm Hardback Colour illustrations October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

Grab the tie-dye, slip on those flares and indulge in your favourite seventies icons from children’s TV and film to music, fashion, toys and sweets. Spacehoppers, Peter and Jane, The Wombles, Top Trumps, Tiswas and more all feature in Mark Patterson’s brilliantly clever retro cartoons – with a twist. Mark Patterson is a graphic designer with a keen interest in pop culture.

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Remember the 80s? Mark Patterson ISBN: 978 1 84953 082 8 £6.99 96pp 150x150mm Hardback Colour illustrations October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

Grab those legwarmers, slip on your ‘Frankie Says Relax’ T-shirt and indulge in your favourite eighties icons from children’s TV and film to music, fashion, toys and sweets. Mousetrap, Adam Ant, E.T., The Dukes of Hazzard and more all feature in Mark Patterson’s brilliantly clever retro cartoons – with a twist.

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The Ultimate Unofficial Coronation Street Quiz Book Ed Cobham ISBN: 978 1 84953 097 2 £5.99 125x175mm 160pp Paperback October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

■ 9 December 2010 is the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast episode of Coronation Street. This will be the first impulse-buy quiz book about the soap.

So you think you’re one of Corrie’s biggest fans? Test your knowledge with this trivia quiz book:

• What faulty household item caused the death of Valerie Barlow in 1971? • Who died aer being run over by a Blackpool tram in 1989?

■ Could generate similar success to the recent Who’s Who in the Archers.

If you’re more at home in The Rovers than anywhere else, these brain-teasing questions will be right up your street!

Which original character was caretaker of the Glad Tidings Mission Hall?

Born on Christmas Day 1998, what were Gary and Judy Mallet’s twins called?

Which character is played by Craig Gazey?

A staunch vegetarian and keen eco-warrior, what type of creepy crawly was Emily’s nephew nicknamed a˕er?

What is the name of the local newspaper in Corrie?

Who arrived on the cobbles on 23 May 1966 and took a job at The Street’s Elliston’s PVC factory?

What was the working title of Coronation Street?

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Who was shot and killed in the factory robbery of 1978?

Who wrote the famous Corrie theme tune?

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The Ultimate Unofficial EastEnders Quiz Book Ed Cobham ISBN: 978 1 84953 098 9 £5.99 125x175mm 160pp Paperback October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

So you think you’re one of EastEnders’ biggest fans? Test your knowledge with this trivia quiz book:

• How many times has Sharon been married? • Which character died in the middle of Albert Square on Christmas Day, 2006? If you think you’re practically a resident of the square, these brain-teasing questions will drive you Dotty until you’ve got them all!

■ 19 February 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of the first broadcast episode of EastEnders. No quiz books on the soap have been published recently. ■ Series can be extended to include other programmes.

Which real East End London square was Albert Square modelled on?

In what year did Walford East Tube station ̞rst appear on the show?

A˕er Frank Butcher and Pat Evans’ cockney wedding in 1989, how did they exit the Square in style?

Cindy Beale gave birth to twins in 1993, and named them Lucy and Peter. Who was Peter named a˕er?

Before the Jacksons made the move to Albert Square in 1994, where did they live?

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Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest The Book of Fascinating Facts Dan Bridges ISBN: 978 1 84953 084 2 £9.99 129x198mm 288pp Hardback October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

The World’s Biggest Island: Greenland, Arctic, 2,175,000 km² (840,000 m²) The World’s Fastest Bird: peregrine falcon, dives aer prey at 124 mph (200 km/h) The World’s Deadliest Land Animal: golden poison frog of Central and South America Ever wished you could remember all that stuff you learned at school? Ever felt the answer to a tie-breaker was on the tip of your tongue? With this treasure trove of lists you can learn something in your lunch break and fascinate your mates with facts on astronomy, history, inventions, the natural world and a wealth of other subjects.

■ The Homework for Grown-ups and I Before E series of books as well as TV programmes like QI show how making general knowledge fun can be hugely successful. ■ Publications like Shortlist show the continuing fascination with lists.

BIGGEST, FASTEST, DEADLIEST

Go on, dip in – there’s still time to win Mastermind, or at least a round of Trivial Pursuit! WORLD’S FASTEST ANIMAL ON LAND Cheetah

70 mph. (113 km/h)

Pronghorn Antelope

61 mph. (98 km/h)

Wildebeest

50 mph. (80 km/h)

Lion

50 mph. (80 km/h)

Thomson’s Gazelle

50 mph. (80 km/h)

TOP 10 MOST DANGEROUS ANIMALS TO HUMANS 1. Mosquito (Anopheles) 2. Asian Cobra (Naja naja) 3. Australian Box JellyÀsh (Chironex Áeckeri) 4. Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) 5. African Lion (Panthera leo) 6. Australian Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) 7. Elephant (Elephantidae) 8. Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) 9. Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) 10. Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis)

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BIGGEST, FASTEST, DEADLIEST

THE TOP SELLING SINGLES OF ALL TIME 1. Elton John, ‘Candle in the Wind ’97’: 33 million 2. Bing Crosby, ‘White Christmas’: 30 million 3. Bill Haley, ‘Rock Around the Clock’: 25 million

LONGEST SUSPENSION BRIDGES IN THE WORLD Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Japan

6,532 ft (1,991 m)

Xihoumen Bridge, China

5,414 ft (1,650 m)

The Great Belt Bridge, Denmark

5,328 ft (1,624 m)

Runyang Bridge, China

4,888 ft (1,490 m)

Humber Bridge, England

4,626 ft (1,410 m)

Jiangyin Bridge, China

4,543 ft (1,385 m)

Tsing Ma Bridge, China

4,518 ft (1,377 m)

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, USA

4,260 ft (1,298 m)

Golden Gate Bridge, USA

4,200 ft (1,280 m) 4,200 ft (1,280 m)

Yangluo Bridge, China

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The Wit Series… £9.99 • 110x176mm • 208pp • Hardback • Black and white illustrations • October 2010 • Rights: World • Sales Territories: Worldwide

Musical Wit Quips and Quotes for Music Lovers Vicky Edwards ISBN: 978 1 84953 085 9 ‘Icelandic peoples were the ones who memorised sagas. We were the first rappers of Europe’

Björk

‘I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to’ Elvis Presley Whether you’re a regular Rolling Stone or bananas about Beethoven, this cacophony of quips and quotes will have your ears ringing with laughter. Perfect for when you’ve hit too many bum notes and need a little harmony.

■ Will appeal to those who love all types of music from Classic FM to the Kings of Leon, with quotes from Shirley Bassey to Dave Grohl.

Nautical Wit Quips and Quotes for Seafaring Folk Richard Benson ISBN: 978 1 84953 086 6 ‘The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor’ Ralph Waldo Emerson ‘If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most’ E. B. White Avast, me hearties! Aer a long day of sailing the seven seas, when your muscles are tied in knots and you’re ready to batten down the hatches, drop anchor and enjoy these sidesplitting quips and quotes on sailing, motor boats, cruisers and much more – they’ll leave you feeling swell in no time.

■ Part of the Wit series which has now sold in excess of 350,000 copies.

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A Little Bit of Wit Series… £3.50 • 79x102mm • 160pp • Paperback • October 2010 • Rights: World • Sales Territories: Worldwide

A Little Bit of Football Wit Tom Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 087 3 ‘They say football is a game of two halves. Not for me it isn’t. I regularly down eight or nine pints’ Adrian Bond Treat your mates to a hearty half-time chuckle with this mini-collection of football humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the beautiful game.

A Little Bit of Golfing Wit Tom Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 088 0 ‘Golf was never meant to be an exact science. Einstein was lousy at it’ Bob Toski Laugh yourself off the fairway with this mini-collection of golfing humour – the very best quips and quotes for the golf-obsessed.

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A Little Bit of Rugby Wit Tom Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 089 7 ‘Rugby is a wonderful show. Dance, opera and, suddenly, the blood of a killing’ Richard Burton Scrum-down and get stuck into this mini-collection of rugby humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the odd-shaped ball.

A Little Bit of Wicket Wit Tom Hay ISBN: 978 1 84953 090 3 ‘I am confident they play cricket in heaven. Wouldn’t be heaven otherwise, would it?’ Patrick Moore Bowl yourself over with this mini-collection of cricket humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the gentleman’s game. Batting

■ The Wit series has sold in excess of 350,000 copies.

Batting When I’m batting, I like to pretend I’m a West Indian.

I couldn’t bat for the length of time required to score 500. I’d get bored and fall over. Denis Compton

Darren Gough, English cricketer

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Lobcocks and Fartleberries 18th-century Insults to Confound Your Foes Francis Grose ISBN: 978 1 84953 101 6 £4.99 104x147mm 128pp Paperback October 2010 Rights: World Sales Territories: Worldwide

If someone called you a beetle-browed bastardly gullion and told you to shut your bone box, would you be offended? If you lived in 1785, you most certainly would! Harking back to a time when insults and rude words were considerably more colourful, this selection from the original slang dictionary The Vulgar Tongue includes such gems as:

■ Will appeal to anyone who bought Potty, Fartwell and Knob, Red Herrings and White Elephants and the Essential Swear Words series.

Bitch Booby – A country wench Lobcock – A large relaxed penis, also a dull inanimate fellow Captain Francis Grose, an elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, travelled extensively throughout the British Isles and featured in several of Robert Burns’ poems. He died in Dublin of an apoplectic fit in 1791.

MUCKWORM A miser.

PISS-PROUD Having a false erection. That old fellow thought he had an erection, but his was only piss-proud; said of any old fellow who marries a young wife.

TO NURSE To cheat: as, They nursed him out of it. An estate in the hands of trustees, for the payment of debts, is said to be a nurse.

OWL IN AN IVY BUSH He looks like an owl in an ivy bush; frequently said of a person with a large frizzled wig, or a woman whose hair is dressed a-la-blowze.

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QUEER AS DICK'S HATBAND Out of order, without knowing one’s disease.

RED RAG The tongue. Shut your potatoe trap, and give your red rag a holiday; i.e. shut your mouth, and let your tongue rest. Too much of red rag; too much tongue.

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You Know You’re... Series £4.99 • 110x110mm • 96pp • Hardback • Colour illustrations • October 2010 • Rights: World • Sales Territories: Worldwide

You Know You’re a Cat Lover When… Ben Fraser ISBN: 978 1 84953 091 0 You know you’re a cat lover when… … you perch precariously on the arm rest rather than evict your feline friend from the best seat in the house. If this sounds all too familiar, read on to discover whether you’re the number one member of the feline fan club or just plain moggy mad!

You Know You’re a Dog Lover When… Ben Fraser ISBN: 978 1 84953 092 7 You know you’re a dog lover when… … a cosy meal à deux means medium-rare steak for you and your pooch. If this sounds all too familiar, read on to determine whether you are truly obsessed with your canine or just one woof away from the doghouse!

■ Part of the You Know You’re… series which has sold in excess of 35,000 copies.

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Gis For Everyone Over 350,000 copies sold to date All £9.99

Old Git Wit 978-1-84024-542-4

Fred Basset for Garden Lovers £5.99 978-1-84024-779-4

Wicket Wit 978-1-84024-541-7

Rugby Wit 978-1-84024-608-7

Football Wit 978-1-84024-671-1

Motoring Wit 978-1-84024-703-9

Sporting Wit 978-1-84024-455-7

Golfing Wit 978-1-84024-621-6

Country Wit 978-1-84024-704-6

Gardening Wit 978-1-84024-786-2

Brit Wit 978-1-84024-415-1

Horsey Wit 978-1-84024-785-5

Wicked Irish Wit 978-1-84024-705-3

Naughty Wit 978-1-84024-629-2

Half Wit 978-1-84024-693-3

Kitchen Wit 978-1-84953-000-2

Pets with Tourette’s £5.99 978-1-84024-610-0

Sixties: The Fun Years! £4.99 978-1-84953-028-6

More Pets with Tourette’s £5.99 978-1-84024-698-8

Over 110,000 copies sold

Classic Love Poems

Blackboard Blunders

F in Exams

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£5.99 978-1-84024-712-1

£5.99 978-1-84024-700-8

Advice on Courtship & Marriage £4.99 978-1-84024-773-2

When Cats Turn Bad

World’s Weirdest Animals

£5.99 978-1-84024-784-8

£5.99 978-1-84024-749-7

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

Vital Statistics

Completely Conkers

£9.99 978-1-84024-694-0

£9.99 978-1-84953-004-0

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Gis For Everyone

So You’re 30! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-726-8

So You’re 40! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-562-2

So You’re 50! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-563-9

So You’re 60! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-564-6

So You’re 70! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-646-9

So You’re 80! £4.99 z 978-1-84953-021-7

Sales of 300,000 copies worldwide

So You’re Having a Mid-life Crisis! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-734-3

You Know You’re Getting Old When... £4.99 z 978-1-84953-005-7

So It’s Your Birthday! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-728-2

You Know You’re a Football Fanatic When... £4.99 z 978-1-84953-046-0

So You’re a Grandparent! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-645-2

So You’re Retired! £4.99 z 978-1-84024-639-1

So It’s Your Anniversary! £4.99 z 978-1-84953-050-7

You Know You’re a Cricket Fanatic When... £4.99 z 978-1-84953-048-4 Older, Wiser... Sexier For Men £5.99 z 978-1-84953-019-4

You Know You’re a Rugby Fanatic When... £4.99 z 978-1-84953-045-3

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Older, Wiser... Sexier For Women £5.99 z 978-1-84953-020-0

Older, Wiser... Sexier Display Unit £71.88 z 978-1-84953-034-7 (Unit holds 12 copies)

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Timeless Travel

Don’t forget to check out our travel writing titles...

‘jam packed with walks that promise to keep you rambling all year round’ The SUNDAY EXPRESS Tout Sweet • 978 1 84024 761 9 • £7.99

Featured on BBC Radio 4’s EXCESS BAGGAGE! The Backpacker • 978 1 84024 771 8 • £7.99

In her mid-thirties, fashion editor Karen has it all: a handsome boyfriend, a fab flat in west London and an array of gorgeous shoes. But when Eric leaves, she hangs up her Manolos and waves goodbye to her glamorous city lifestyle to go it alone in a run-down house in rural Poitou-Charentes, central western France. Perfect summer reading for anyone who dreams of chucking away their BlackBerry in favour of real blackberrying and downshiing to France. ‘crack open the vin rouge, unwrap the Brie and prepare to daydream’ LOOK magazine Featured in the DAILY MAIL and THE SUNDAY TIMES

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… Filled with wild adventures in exotic locations, this is not travel writing for the faint-hearted: this is an amazing true story of the hunt for excess at any cost. ‘Read this, you will not regret it... like The Beach but this one is true’ FRESH DIRECTION magazine ‘a book you’ll find hard to put down and a story you’ll find equally hard to believe’ ADVENTURE TRAVEL

Praise for the Peter Kerr series: ‘Peter Kerr writes with a combination of nice observation and gentle humour’ THE SUNDAY TIMES

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21st Century Latin: From ASBO Teens to Being Green

Sam Foster

978 1 84024 616 2

£9.99

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The Accidental Gardener: How to Create Your Own Tranquil Haven

Michael Powell

978 1 84024 751 0

£7.99

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

John Parker

978 1 84024 695 7

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Advice on Courtship & Marriage

Emily Jessop

978 1 84024 773 2

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Angels: An Introduction

Jane Struthers

978 1 84953 079 8

£5.99

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Animals in Love

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 714 5

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Any Excuse!: How to Get Out of Doing Absolutely Everything

Jem Brown

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Baby Tips for Dads

Simon Brett

978 1 84024 392 5

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Baby Tips for Grandparents

Simon Brett

978 1 84024 490 8

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Baby Tips for Mums

Simon Brett

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Badly Drawn Planet

Peter Vegas

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Best Dad in the World

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Best Friend in the World

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Best Mum in the World

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Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest: The Book of Fascinating Facts

Dan Bridges

978 1 84953 084 2

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Blackboard Blunders: Spelling Slip-ups & Homework Howlers

Richard Benson

978 1 84024 712 1

£5.99

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Brilliant Britain: A Celebration of Its Unique Traditions & Eccentricities

Jane Peyton

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Brit Wit

Susie Jones

Calm

978 1 84024 415 1

£9.99

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Celebrities Behaving Badly: Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless

McGiffin & Leigh

978 1 84024 783 1

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Classic Love Poems

Max Morris

978 1 84024 711 4

£9.99

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Completely Conkers: What Drives You Nuts About Modern Britain

Will Jackson

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Country Wit

Aubrey Malone

978 1 84024 704 6

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Cricket’s Funniest Jokes

Jim Chumley

978 1 84024 747 3

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Dad’s Wit

Richard Benson

978 1 84953 078 1

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The Deranged Book for Old-timers

Marcus Waring

978 1 84024 691 9

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Dig That Garden, Save the Planet

Johnnie Dominic

978 1 84024 750 3

£7.99

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Drinking Games

Ted Leech

978 1 84024 701 5

£2.99

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English Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84024 733 6

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The Essential Swearing and Insults Set

978 1 84024 690 2

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F in Exams: The Best Test Paper Blunders

Richard Benson

978 1 84024 700 8

£5.99

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Football’s Funniest Jokes

Jim Chumley

978 1 84024 745 9

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Football Wit

Aubrey Malone

978 1 84024 671 1

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Fred Basset for Garden Lovers

978 1 84024 779 4

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Fred Basset for Golf Lovers

978 1 84953 035 4

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Fred Basset Yearbook 2010–2011

978 1 84953 083 5

£5.99

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Gardening Wit

Jane Brook

978 1 84024 786 2

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Get Well

Poppy Bell

978 1 84024 764 0

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Golf’s Funniest Jokes

Jim Chumley

978 1 84024 744 2

£5.99

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Golfing Wit

Aubrey Malone

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Good Luck

Poppy Bell

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Half Wit

Aubrey Malone

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Happiness Happy Birthday

Poppy Bell

978 1 84024 763 3

£5.99

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Hearts

Ian Heath

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£5.99

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Hey Diddle Diddle: Our Best-loved Nursery Rhymes & What They Really Mean

Sam Foster

978 1 84024 708 4

£7.99

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Horsey Wit

Jane Brook

978 1 84024 785 5

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Inspiration

978 1 84953 030 9

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Irish Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84024 731 2

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Italian Without Words

Cangelosi & Delli Carpini

978 1 84024 638 4

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Jane Austen on Love and Romance

Constance Moore

978 1 84953 105 4

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Janet and John: Here We Go

O’Donnell & Munro

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Janet and John: Off to Play

O’Donnell & Munro

978 1 84024 615 5

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Jellyfish McSaveloy: Nutty Names, Silly Signs and Tongue-twisting Titles

Hugh Jass

978 1 84024 787 9

£5.99

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Keep Calm and Drink Up Kids’ Klangers: The Funny Things That Children Say

Richard Benson

978 1 84953 096 5

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Kitchen Wit

Jane Brook

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Knock Knock: Jokes for All the Family

Fred Fox

978 1 84024 781 7

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Learn to Speak Cat

Anthony Smith

978 1 84953 003 3

£4.99

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The Life of Fly

Magnus Muhr

978 1 84953 104 7

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A Little Bit of Brit Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 007 1

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A Little Bit of Football Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 087 3

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A Little Bit of Golfing Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 088 0

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A Little Bit of Old Git Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 006 4

£3.50

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A Little Bit of Rugby Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 089 7

£3.50

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A Little Bit of Wicket Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84953 090 3

£3.50

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The Little Book of Chat-up Lines

Stewart Ferris

978 1 84024 179 2

£2.99

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978 1 84024 579 0

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The Little Book of Essential Foreign Chat-up Lines The Little Book of Essential Foreign Insults

Emma Burgess

978 1 84024 385 7

£2.99

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The Little Book of Essential Foreign Swear Words

Emma Burgess

978 1 84024 239 3

£2.99

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The Little Book of Essential Rude Words

Jake Harris

978 1 84024 580 6

£2.99

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Lobcocks and Fartleberries: 18th-century Insults to Confound Your Foes

Francis Grose

978 1 84953 101 6

£4.99

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Love

Katie Evans

978 1 84953 014 9

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Love Kittens

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 688 9

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Love Puppies

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 689 6

£5.99

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A Miscellany of Garden Wisdom

Isobel Carlson

978 1 84024 467 0

£7.99

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The More I See of Men the More I Love My Cat

Daisy Hay

978 1 84024 421 2

£4.99

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The More I See of Men the More I Love My Dog

Olivia Edward

978 1 84024 266 9

£4.99

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More Pets with Tourette’s

Leigh & Lepine

978 1 84024 698 8

£5.99

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Motoring Wit

Aubrey Malone

978 1 84024 703 9

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Mum's Wit

Richard Benson

978 1 84953 077 4

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Musical Wit

Vicky Edwards

978 1 84953 085 9

£9.99

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Naughty Dares

Jenny Thomson

978 1 84024 531 8

£2.99

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Naughty Games for Grown-ups

Jenny Thomson

978 1 84024 432 8

£4.99

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Naughty Wit

Aubrey Malone

978 1 84024 629 2

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Nautical Wit

Richard Benson

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Now Panic and Freak Out

978 1 84953 103 0

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Office Dares

Steph Little

978 1 84024 453 3

£2.99

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Old Age and How to Survive it

Edward Enfield

978 1 84024 776 3

£9.99

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Older, Wiser... Sexier (For Men)

Bev Williams

978 1 84953 019 4

£5.99

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Older, Wiser... Sexier (For Women)

Bev Williams

978 1 84953 020 0

£5.99

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Older, Wiser... Sexier display unit

Bev Williams

978 1 84953 034 7

£71.88

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Old Git Wit

Richard Benson

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Ooh La La!: How to be Infuriatingly French

Mimi Malone

978 1 84024 665 0

£6.99

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Suzie Duncan

978 1 84024 775 6

£5.99

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Pets with Tourette’s

Leigh & Lepine

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Precautionary Tales for Grandparents

James Muirden

978 1 84024 707 7

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Quotable Cats

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 536 3

£5.99

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Quotable Dogs

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 537 0

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Quotable Earth

Milly Brown

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Quotable Fathers

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 668 1

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Quotable Love

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 663 6

£5.99

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Quotable Mothers

Milly Brown

978 1 84024 623 0

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Really Dirty Jokes

Sid Finch

978 1 84024 618 6

£2.99

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Really Gross Facts

Ted Leech

978 1 84024 474 8

£2.99

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Really Sick Jokes

G. Roosom

978 1 84024 538 7

£2.99

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Really Stinky Fart Jokes

U. Stinker

978 1 84024 475 5

£2.99

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Remember the 70s?

Mark Patterson

978 1 84953 081 1

£6.99

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Remember the 80s?

Mark Patterson

978 1 84953 082 8

£6.99

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Right Up the Empire

Mason & Selwood

978 1 84953 002 6

£9.99

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Rugby’s Funniest Jokes

Jim Chumley

978 1 84024 746 6

£5.99

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Rugby Wit

Richard Benson

978 1 84024 608 7

£9.99

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Scottish Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84024 730 5

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Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from 1894

Ruth Smythers

978 1 84024 702 2

£2.99

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Sixties: The Fun Years!

Jim Chumley

978 1 84953 028 6

£4.99

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The Single Girl’s Guide

Imogen Lloyd Webber

978 1 84024 568 4

£7.99

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So It’s Your Anniversary!

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84953 050 7

£4.99

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So It’s Your Birthday!

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 728 2

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So You’re 30!

Whichelow & Haskins

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So You’re 40!

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 562 2

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Whichelow & Haskins

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Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 564 6

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So You’re 70!

Whichelow & Haskins

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So You’re 80!

Whichelow & Haskins

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So You’re a Grandparent!

Whichelow & Haskins

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£4.99

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So You’re Having a Mid-life Crisis!

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 734 3

£4.99

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So You’re Retired!

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 639 1

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Sporting Wit

Richard Benson

978 1 84024 455 7

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Strictly Cat Dancing

Felix Foxtrot

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Student Dares

Steph Little

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The Sucker’s Guide: A Journey Into the So Centre of the Sweet Shop

Jon Stroud

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Suddenly Senior: The Funny Thing About Getting Older

Tom Hay

Swear Box Kit

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Thank You

Poppy Bell

978 1 84024 766 4

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Toddler Tips for Mums and Dads

Daisy Hay

978 1 84024 647 6

£4.99

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Trugs, Dibbers, Trowels and Twine

Isobel Carlson

978 1 84953 040 8

£9.99

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The Ultimate Unofficial Coronation Street Quiz Book

Ed Cobham

978 1 84953 097 2

£5.99

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The Ultimate Unofficial EastEnders Quiz Book

Ed Cobham

978 1 84953 098 9

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Unicorns: An Introduction

Jane Struthers

978 1 84953 080 4

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The Unofficial Facebooker’s Social Survival Guide

Herman & York

The Unofficial Guide to Harry Potter

978 1 84024 666 7

£4.99

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The Walker’s Friend

Jude Palmer

978 1 84953 052 1

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Welsh Wit

Tom Hay

978 1 84024 732 9

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What Would You Do For a Fiver?

Jake Harris

978 1 84953 093 4

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When Cats Turn Bad

Kitty Litter

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Wicked Irish Wit

Aubrey Malone

978 1 84024 705 3

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Wicket Wit

Richard Benson

978 1 84024 541 7

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The Wind-Up Letters: From a Man With Too Much Time on His Hands

Mark Hebblewhite

978 1 84024 534 9

£6.99

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978 1 84024 033 0

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Wisdom

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The Wit and Wisdom of Margaret Thatcher: And Other Tory Legends

Richard Benson

978 1 84953 094 1

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A Woman Needs a Man Like a Cat Needs a Bicycle

Daisy Hay

978 1 84024 754 1

£7.99

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A Woman Needs a Man Like a Dog Needs a Tutu

Daisy Hay

978 1 84953 099 6

£7.99

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Words from the Garden: A Collection of Beautiful Poetry, Prose and Quotations

Isobel Carlson

978 1 84024 653 7

£6.99

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Words of Love: A Collection of Beautiful Poetry, Prose and Quotations

Isobel Carlson

978 1 84024 717 6

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World’s Weirdest Animals

Matt Roper

978 1 84024 749 7

£5.99

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You Know You’re a Cat Lover When…

Ben Fraser

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£4.99

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You Know You’re a Child of the 60s when...

Leigh & Lepine

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£4.99

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You Know You’re a Child of the 70s when...

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978 1 84024 516 5

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978 1 84024 550 9

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You Know You’re a Cricket Fanatic When...

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978 1 84024 048 4

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You Know You’re a Dog Lover When…

Ben Fraser

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£4.99

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You Know You’re a Football Fanatic When...

Ben Fraser

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You Know You’re a Gardening Fanatic When…

Ben Fraser

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You Know You’re a Golfing Fanatic When…

Ben Fraser

978 1 84953 061 3

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You Know You’re a Rugby Fanatic When...

Steven Gauge

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You Know You’re a Sailing Fanatic When…

Ben Fraser

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£4.99

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You Know You’re a Tennis Fanatic When...

Whichelow & Haskins

978 1 84024 047 7

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You Know You’re Getting Old When...

Ben Fraser

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£4.99

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You Know You’re Having a Senior Moment When…

Ben Fraser

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You Know You’re Past It When…

Ben Fraser

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Older, Wiser…Sexier Header Summersdale Header

978 1 84953 057 6

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African Brew Ha Ha: A Motorcycle Quest from Lancashire to Cape Town

Alan Whelan

978 1 84953 044 6

£7.99

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Amore and Amaretti: A Tale of Love and Food in Italy

Victoria Cosford

978 1 84953 051 4

£7.99

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The Aye-aye and I

Gerald Durrell

978 1 84024 631 5

£7.99

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The Backpacker

John Harris

978 1 84024 771 8

£7.99

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A Basketful of Snowflakes: One Mallorcan Spring

Peter Kerr

978 1 84024 440 3

£7.99

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

David Mercy

978 1 84024 479 3

£7.99

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The Big Walks of Great Britain

David Bathurst

978 1 84024 566 0

£9.99

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The Big Walks of the North

David Bathurst

978 1 84953 023 1

£8.99

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The Big Walks of the South

David Bathurst

978 1 84953 024 8

£8.99

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Bon Courage!: A French Renovation in Rural Limousin

Richard Wiles

978 1 84024 360 4

£8.99

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Bonne Chance!: Building a Life in Rural France

Richard Wiles

978 1 84024 493 9

£7.99

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Brazil: Life, Blood, Soul

John Malathronas

978 1 84024 350 5

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

Anna Nicholas

978 1 84024 683 4

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Chasing Dean: Surfing America’s Hurricane States

Tom Anderson

978 1 84024 741 1

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

Sam Juneau

978 1 84024 641 4

£7.99

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

Hugo Soskin

978 1 84024 658 2

£7.99

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Dawdling by the Danube: With Journeys in Bavaria and Poland

Edward Enfield

978 1 84024 637 7

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A Dictionary of French Building Terms

Richard Wiles

978 1 84024 494 6

£12.99

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A Dictionary of French Medical Terms

Richard Whiting

978 1 84024 575 2

£9.99

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Donkeys on My Doorstep: Hoofing it in the Mallorcan Hills

Anna Nicholas

978 1 84953 038 5

£8.99

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

Edward Enfield

978 1 84024 560 8

£7.99

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Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a House in France

Mark Sampson

978 1 84024 583 7

£8.99

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

John Barlow

978 1 84024 740 4

£7.99

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Freewheeling Through Ireland: Enfield Pedals the West Coast

Edward Enfield

978 1 84024 508 0

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

Bernard Levin

978 1 84024 742 8

£8.99

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

Richard Guise

978 1 84024 674 2

£7.99

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

Peter Kerr

978 1 84024 506 6

£7.99

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

Anna Nicholas

978 1 84024 760 2

£7.99

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Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons

Gerald Durrell

978 1 84024 635 3

£7.99

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Good Vibrations: Coast to Coast by Harley

Tom Cunliffe

978 1 84024 113 6

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Greece on my Wheels

Edward Enfield

978 1 84024 280 5

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Grey Skies, Green Waves: A Surfer’s Journey Around the UK and Ireland

Tom Anderson

978 1 84953 041 5

£8.99

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The Gringo Trail: A Darkly Comic Road-trip Through South America

Mark Mann

978 1 84953 063 7

£8.99

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

Alec le Sueur

978 1 84024 199 0

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Jumping Ships: The Global Misadventures of a Cargo Ship Apprentice

David Baboulene

978 1 84024 591 2

£8.99

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Live Fast, Die Young: Misadventures in Rock and Roll America

Price & Harland

978 1 84953 049 1

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

Anna Nicholas

978 1 84024 565 3

£8.99

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The Lonely Sea and the Sky

Sir Francis Chichester

978 1 84024 207 2

£9.99

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Lost Horizon: The Classic Tale of Shangri-la

James Hilton

978 1 84024 353 6

£7.99

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

Yossi Ghinsberg

978 1 84024 672 8

£7.99

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Mañana Mañana: One Mallorcan Summer

Peter Kerr

978 1 84024 163 1

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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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Mission Mongolia: Two Men, One Van, No Turning Back

David Treanor

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Narrowboat Dreams: A Journey North by England’s Waterways

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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Perfume from Provence

Lady Fortescue

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Rainbow Diary: A Journey in the New South Africa

John Malathronas

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Riding the Magic Carpet: A Surfer’s Odyssey to Find the Perfect Wave

Tom Anderson

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Scoop-Wallah: Life on a Delhi Daily

Justine Hardy

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Serge Bastarde Ate My Baguette: On the Road in the Real Rural France

John Dummer

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Singapore Swing

John Malathronas

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Small Steps with Paws and Hooves: A Highland Journey

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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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Three Singles to Adventure: An Expedition to Guyana

Gerald Durrell

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To Hull and Back: On Holiday in Unsung Britain

Tom Chesshyre

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

Karen Wheeler

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Toute Allure: Falling in Love in Rural France

Karen Wheeler

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Twitchhiker: How One Man Travelled the World by Twitter

Paul Smith

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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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The Villa Diana: Travels Through Post-war Italy

Alan Moorehead

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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 Year in the Scheisse: Getting to Know the Germans

Roger Boyes

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

John Parker

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Amazing True Stories of Execution Blunders

Geoffrey Abbott

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

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Brideless in Wembley: In Search of Indian England

Sanjay Suri

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Brilliant Britain: A Celebration of Its Unique Traditions & Eccentricities

Jane Peyton

978 1 84024 706 0

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Cats in the Belfry

Doreen Tovey

978 1 84024 452 6

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Cats in May

Doreen Tovey

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A Comfort of Cats

Doreen Tovey

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The Coming of Saska

Doreen Tovey

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Conspiracy Theories

Jamie King

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Dog Heroes: True Stories of Canine Courage

Ben Holt

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Donkey Work

Doreen Tovey

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Double Trouble

Doreen Tovey

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Dunk Your Biscuit Horizontally: 106 Quirky Scientific Curiosities

Kuiper & Mudde

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Execution: A Guide to the Ultimate Penalty

Geoffrey Abbott

978 1 84024 433 5

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Honeytraps and Sexpionage: Confessions of a Private Investigator

Richard Martinez

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It Happened to Me: Extraordinary True Stories by Ordinary People

Martyn Ford

978 1 84953 016 3

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Killers: The Most Barbaric Murderers of Our Times

Nigel Cawthorne

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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill

Dr Robert M. Kaplan

978 1 84953 036 1

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Menagerie Manor

Gerald Durrell

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More Cats in the Belfry

Doreen Tovey

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The New Boy Raining Cats and Donkeys Sadistic Killers: Profiles of Pathological Predators

Doreen Tovey Doreen Tovey Carol Anne Davis

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Spectator in Hell: A British Soldier’s Story of Imprisonment in Auschwitz

Colin Rushton

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Spree Killers: Devastating Massacres by Unpredictable Gunmen

Nigel Cawthorne

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Strictly Off the Record: On the Trail of World Records with Norris McWhirter

Anna Nicholas

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Twentieth-century Spies

Neil Root

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Twenty Wagging Tales: Our Year of Rehoming Orphan Dogs

Barrie Hawkins

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Vital Statistics: Everything a Man Needs to Know

Chris Wood

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Watch My Back

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 716 9

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Why is Uranus Upside Down?: And Other Questions About the Universe

Fred Watson

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Wonder Cats: True Stories of Extraordinary Felines

Ashley Morgan

978 1 84953 042 2

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SELFHELP – Top 5 Selling Titles in 2009 1

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Anxiety

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Arthritis

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Eczema

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Hay Fever

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage IBS

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Insomnia

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Menopause

Wendy Green

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50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Migraines

Wendy Green

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The Beginner’s Guide to Broadband & Wireless Internet

Peter Burns

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The Beginner’s Guide to Buying & Selling on eBay

Clare McCann

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The Beginner’s Guide to Darkness: This Book Will Help You to Find the Light

Geoff Thompson

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The Beginner’s Guide to Fixing Your PC

Neale & Stevens

978 1 84024 596 7

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The Beginner’s Guide to Windows Vista

Holden & Francis

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A Dictionary of French Building Terms

Richard Wiles

978 1 84024 494 6

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A Dictionary of French Medical Terms

Richard Whiting

978 1 84024 575 2

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Dude, Where’s My Career?: A Guide for Baffled Graduates

Tanya de Grunwald

978 1 84024 657 5

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The Elephant and the Twig: The Art of Positive Thinking

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 264 5

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Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a House in France

Mark Sampson

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Exam-Busting Tips

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Everything That Happens to Me is Fantastic

Geoff Thompson

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Everything That Happens to Me is Good

Geoff Thompson

978 1 84024 597 4

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Everything That Happens to Me is Great

Geoff Thompson

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Fear: The Friend of Exceptional People

Geoff Thompson

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Flying? No Fear!: Conquer Your Fear of Flying

Akers-Douglas & George

978 1 84024 527 1

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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

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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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How to be a Comedy Writer

Marc Blake

978 1 84024 465 6

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How to be a Writer

Stewart Ferris

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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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Live Your Dreams

Geoff Thompson

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Master Your Inner Critic: Release Your Inner Wisdom

Melanie Greene

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Simple Steps to Happiness

Rosie Hamilton-McGinty

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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 Unofficial Facebooker’s Social Survival Guide

Herman & York

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The Well-Tuned Body: Banish Back Pain with Gentle Exercises Based on the Alexander Technique Ingham & Shelbourn

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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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Foil Fencing: The Techniques & Tactics of Modern Foil Fencing

Jon ‘Jes’ Smith

978 1 84024 331 4

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

Gavin Mulholland

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The Modern Bodyguard: The Complete Manual of Close Protection Training

Peter Consterdine

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Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots

Matthew Sylvester

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TVP: Comprehensive Boxing Concepts

Sondhi & Thompson

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This year it’s our 20th birthday and we are celebrating by publishing a wonderful array of new books such as The Life of Fly, Lobcocks and Fartleberries: 18th-century Insults to Confound Your Foes, a memoir of judging The Guinness Book of Records with Norris McWhirter and a follow-up to the runaway best-seller F in Exams – Kids’ Klangers. Our new travel writing is hilarious and inspiring, including Twitchhiker, an extraordinary journey to the other side of the world using Twitter, and Toute Allure, the sequel to last year’s best-seller, Tout Sweet, about moving to France. Gardening, getting older, cats and dogs, mums and dads, the 70s and 80s, TV soaps, love and sports – there’s a book to appeal to everyone. We hope you enjoy our new catalogue and want to say THANK YOU to all our 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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