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Mothers Were Nowhere Without Them


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Description: Following a 30-year career writing amusing, deadpan and subversive greetings cards, Cath Tate is the perfect person to give the lowdown on what it means to be a mother by combining quips with all-too familiar images. In this quirky and hilarious book, she embraces all aspects of motherhood - from that first terrifying journey home from the hospital with your screeching bundle of joy through to the teenage tantrums and what life is like once children have flown the nest. She even has a quote to describe what it's like when you realise you've turned into your own mother...
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A Dance Of Folly And Pleasure

A Dance Of Folly And Pleasure


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Description: A Dance of Folly and Pleasure
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Author: O. Henry
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The Art Of Rhetoric

The Art Of Rhetoric


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Description: Harper Collins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics... Despite dating from the 4th century BC, The Art of Rhetoric continues to be regarded by many as the single most important work on the art of persuasion. As democracy began emerging in 5th-century Athens, public speaking and debate became an increasingly important tool to garner influence in the assemblies, councils, and law courts of ancient Greece. In response to this, both politicians and ordinary citizens became desperate to learn greater skills in this area, as well as the philosophy behind it. This treatise was one of the first to provide just that, establishing methods and observations of informal reasoning and style, and has continued to be hugely influential on public speaking and philosophy today. Aristotle, the grandfather of philosophy, student of Plato, and teacher of Alexander the Great, was one of the first people to create a comprehensive system of philosophy, encompassing logic, morality, aesthetics, politics, ethics, and science. Although written over 2,000 years ago, The Art of Rhetoric remains a comprehensive introduction for philosophy students into the subject of rhetoric, as well as a useful manual for anyone today looking to improve their oratory skills of persuasion.
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Author: Aristotle
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How To Unplug Your Child


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Description: Are you fed up of seeing your children with their eyes glued to a screen? How to Unplug Your Child provides 101 fun ways that you can convince your kids to turn off their gadgets and enjoy doing things in real life. Split into bite-sized chapters, from fun indoors to activities on the go and cooking to science and nature, the book has ideas for all ages - from preschoolers through to screen-obsessed teens. A brilliant way to give children different ideas for things to do at school, at the weekend and over holidays.
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Author: Liat Hughes Joshi
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Babies


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Description: Babies: our biggest mystery and our most natural consequence, our hardest test and our enduring love. Anne Enright describes the intensity, bewilderment and extravagant happiness of her experience of having babies, from the exhaustion of early pregnancy to first smiles and becoming acquainted with the long reaches of the night. Everyone from parents to the mildly curious can delight in Enright's funny, eloquent and unsentimental account of having babies. Selected from the book Making Babies by Anne Enright VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Also in the Vintage Minis series: Love by Jeanette Winterson Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard Motherhood by Helen Simpson Home by Salman Rushdie.
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Star Wars: Dot-to-dot

Star Wars: Dot-to-dot


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Description: The Force will be with you as you join the dots and watch your favourite Star Wars characters magically appear in this out-of-this-world book for older fans. Simply follow the numbers and connect the dots one by one to show original Star Wars drawings of the likes of Chewbacca, Darth Vader and R2- D2. As well as character images, the designs also include spaceships and locations from the long-running saga.
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A Bientot

A Bientot


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Description: Roger Moore, the much-missed actor who played James Bond in a series of classic films, reflected on life and ageing in A bientot, a book that was sent to his publisher shortly before he passed away. He looks back on his life in a very charming and human way and remembers everything from life-changing moments from his childhood to those times when he thought 'what might have been' and the increasingly tricky aspect of keeping up with the changing times. There is also talk of the joys and frustrations of travel and accounts of how family life can bring about both unparalleled moments of happiness and intense periods of sadness. This book features Roger's very own sketches and offers a glimpse into an endearing, witty and unpretentious man.
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Author: Roger Moore
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Rules For My Son

Rules For My Son


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Description: If you have a newborn who you are desperate to see grow into a ' Good Man' - industrious, thoughtful, charming and well-dressed - this collection of traditional, funny and important advice will prove invaluable. Among the rules are that men should never, ever wear sandals, the fact that letters can come in very handy and there are even some handy hangover cures (who knew a dip in the ocean would be so good for you?). Based on a hit blog and presented in hardback, this is a great gift for dads, dads-to-be and even sons. It evokes back to simpler times when Father knew best and no one questioned his rules...
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Rules For My Daughter

Rules For My Daughter


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Description: Accompanying Rules for My Son, this book looks at how you can spread fatherly advice in an attempt to ensure your daughter grows into a confident young woman. Harking back to an era when father knew best and was never questioned, the humorous advice, tips and quotes cover everything from internet dating ('never trust a profile pic') to family life and inspirations. Very witty, this book celebrates the bond between father and daughter and is presented in hardback, making it a great gift for fathers, fathers-to-be and anyone else who loves families.
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Donts For Husbands

Donts For Husbands


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Description: Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives are facsimile editions of the original books published by A& C Black in 1913. Each pocket-sized book contains hundreds of snippets of entertaining advice for a happy marriage, which rings true almost 100 years after they were written. The reissued titles are ideal Christmas stocking fillers, and gifts for weddings, engagements and anniversaries. Advice appears under the following chapters: 1. Personalities 2. How to Avoid Discord 3. Habits 4. Financial Matters 5. Evenings at Home 6. Jealousy 7. Recreation 8. Food 9. Dress 10. Entertaining 11. Household Management 12. Children ' Among the bon mots there is much wisdom. They would make great stocking fillers, or wedding anniversary gifts!' Good Book Guide ( October 2007)
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Author: Blanche Ebbutt
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The Little Book Of Confidence

The Little Book Of Confidence


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Description: Susan Jeffers, internationally renowned author, workshop leader and media personality offers practical advice and thought provoking tips on how to transform your fears into confidence, energy - and love. * Public speaking * Asserting yourself * Decision-making * Relationships.
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Author: Susan Jeffers
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Donts For Wives


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Description: Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives are facsimile editions of the original books published by A& C Black in 1913. Each pocket-sized book contains hundreds of snippets of entertaining advice for a happy marriage, which rings true almost 100 years after it was written. The reissued titles are ideal Christmas stocking fillers, and gifts for weddings, engagements and anniversaries. Advice appears under the following chapters: 1. Personalities 2. How to Avoid Discord 3. Habits 4. Financial Matters 5. Evenings at Home 6. Jealousy 7. Recreation 8. Food 9. Dress 10. Entertaining 11. Household Management 12. Children ' Among the bon mots there is much wisdom. They would make great stocking fillers, or wedding anniversary gifts!' Good Book Guide ( October 2007)
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Author: Blanche Ebbutt
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The Sheldon Short Guide To Worry And Anxiety


Category: Non fiction and Reference
Description: Sheldon Short guides let you grasp the essentials in less than an hour! Worry is a useful biological response to adverse circumstances, which can sometimes get out of hand. While the anxiety response primes us for action, too much becomes counterproductive. This easy-to-read manual explains how to understand and control your worry, and make the brain's warning system work for you. Topics include: Defining worry and its mechanism Preparing to solve your problems - skills to practise How to solve your problems Brainstorming and making decisions Coping with setbacks When the worry won't stop Coping successfully with unavoidable problems
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Author: Frank Tallis
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The Sheldon Short Guide To Phobias And Panic


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Description: Sheldon Short Guides let you grasp the essentials in less than an hour! For many people, life is made intolerable by phobias. Common fears may range from crowded places to a fear of spiders or blood, but, the basic underlying mechanism is the same - acute anxiety. This book looks at how to tackle both specific phobias and the anxiety which causes such disproportionate fear, and covers obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety state, and panic disorder with agoraphobia. Other topics include: Causes of anxiety and phobias Professional help and how to get it Planning a self-help programme Panic disorder and agoraphobia Dealing with catastrophic thoughts Lifestyle tools - exercise, relaxation, diet, alcohol, time management
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Author: Professor Kevin Gournay
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English Basics 8-9


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Description: English Basics 8-9
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Author: Igloo Books Ltd
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Maths Basics 7-8


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Description: Maths Basics 7-8
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Author: Igloo Books Ltd
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Maths Basics 8-9


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Description: Maths Basics 8-9
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Kindness


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Description: We could all do with a little more kindness in our lives and this beautifully illustrated gift book finds Jaime Thurston (the founder of charity 52 Lives) explaining how much of a big difference a small act of kindness can make. It uses the voices of those who the charity has helped to offer 52 simple actions that anyone can do to spread kindness and positivity. It explains how being kind can also have a huge effect on your own happiness as well as those who you help. Inspiring people to live a more connected and fulfilling life, this book is also packed with inspirational quotes and plenty of personal stories to inspire you. Among the suggestions it makes are: Be a Seat Vigilante Be Kind to Unkind People Lend Your Ear
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Author: Jaime Thurston
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What Every Parent Needs To Know

What Every Parent Needs To Know


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Description: Written by How to Lose Friends and Alienate People author Toby Young and Miranda Thomas, What Every Parent Needs to Know: How to Help Your Child Get the Most out of Primary School is a step-by-step guide to what parents can expect when children get to this age. Fully up to date so that it fits in with (and explains!) the New Curriculum, the practical guide will show how you can tell what your child is learning, and if they are behaving themselves or not... Year by year, it reveals what children will be learning and shows what they'll be taught and why. It also provides information and advice on what children should know at the start of each year, and what they should be able to achieve by the end. With its games and exercises, the handy guide has been designed to help you prepare, encourage and nurture children every step of the way as they work their way through each term. You'll give this book an A*!
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Author: Toby Young
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First Aid Fast For Babies And Children


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Description: This must-have book will help you look after your little people. It covers everything from first-aid essentials to life-saving procedures and explains how to cope with life's little (and big) emergencies. With user-friendly, step-by-step instructions, it tells you how to treat over 100 medical conditions and injuries that affect babies and young children, ranging from minor cuts and burns to meningitis and asthma attacks. Many of the procedures are complemented by illustrated photographs that will help you understand what you will need to do in the event of any emergency. The solutions are also colour-coded for quick reference.
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Author: DK
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The Large Family: First Year At Nursery


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Description: The Large Family - Jill Murphy's elephant stars of the classic picture book, Five Minutes' Peace - star in this treasury of your child's first year at nursery. A charming memory book, it has plenty of space to record all of your favourite moments from your child's first year and spaces for photographs and pictures. A beautiful book that will be treasured for a lifetime, it has a special pocket to store drawings, souvenirs and mementos from their first year.
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Author: Jill Murphy
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How To Sound Really Clever


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Description: Condign - (of punishment or retribution) appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing; fitting and deserved. Agitprop- political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature. How to Sound Really Clever is a book with definitions for over 600 words that can mystify and outfox even the smartest person, including ' Zelig-like' (one who unconsciously mimics the traits or appearances of those with whom they associate). The sequel to 2010's bestseller How to Sound Clever, it explains a variety of words you ought to know but have never looked up in the description. Complemented by anecdotes and witty illustrations, each entry has a description and example phrases so you can see it used in the correct context. This book is great for boosting your vocabulary.
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Author: Hubert Van den Bergh
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Sketchy Muma


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Description: The Sketchy Muma book is full of illustrations that perfectly capture the joys and stresses of being a mother. Acclaimed by Giovanna Fletcher, this is perfect for old and new parents. From the first pregnancy test to labour, birth, coming home and venturing out for the first time, the illustrations are sure to strike a chord. It also looks at experiences including soft play hell, chronic sleep deprivation and mastering the art of eating dinner with one hand.
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Author: Anna Lewis
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Ks2 Monsters From The Sea Reading Book


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Description: This exciting book keeps even reluctant readers entertained throughout with reader-friendly facts presented in a range of fun ways. It appeals to all readers aged 7-11, especially those who are put off by long stories but still want to know how to avoid an Anything Eel or deal with a Scorpion Prawn. The book has everything you'll ever want to know about Monsters from the Sea, including diagrams and fact files detailing their eating habits, enemies, life cycle and how to spot them.
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Author: CGP Books
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Ks2 Monsters From Space Reading Book


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Description: This exciting book keeps even reluctant readers entertained throughout with reader-friendly facts presented in a range of fun ways. It appeals to all readers aged 7-11, especially those who are put off by long stories but still want to know how to avoid a Nebula Whale or deal with a Moonlouse. The book has everything you'll ever want to know about Monsters from Space, including diagrams and fact files detailing their eating habits, enemies, life cycle and how to spot them.
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Be A Flamingo/be A Unicorn Set


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Description: Do you fancy a change from being human? This bright and beautiful set shows you how to take inspiration from flamingos and unicorns. Flamingos are strong, independent and fabulous. They can brighten any room and will do whatever they want. Even when life throws a flamingo a curveball, they're ready to embrace it. This little book works as a pick-me-up and will help anyone boost their confidence and be more brash by following the actions of flamingo: photobombing; not following the crowd; and embracing his pinkness. Be a Unicorn explains how it's far more fun, magical and positive to be a unicorn than a human being. Illustrated with adorable (and adorkable) creatures, each spread comes with a funny or inspiring quote that will encourage you to follow your dreams: ' Being different could be hard, but Unicorn embraced it'; ' Unicorn decided to wear the bikini'; ' Unicorn found his smile was quite infectious'. Format: paperback
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How To Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk


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Description: The teenage years can be very difficult for all the family as youngsters enter adulthood and begin to change in so many ways. Part of this development involves drastic changes in personality that can make communicating with teenagers very difficult for parents. Luckily, the Mumsnet Parenting Book of the Year winners Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, have returned with How to Talk so Teens Will Listen & Listen so Teens will Talk. An accessible guide on how to provide a respectful approach to parenting during the troublesome teenage years, this book covers topics ranging from curfews and cliques to sex and drugs and also offers innovative suggestions that will help build the foundation for lasting relationships.
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Author: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
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Shakespeares Guide To Parenting


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Description: William Shakespeare, the self-appointed font of all wisdom, knew a few things about parenting. A father of three, this tongue-in-cheek book provides modern parents with a quote from the Bard for every experience. Handily pocket sized so it can be taken with you wherever you go, the illustrated book uses Shakespeare's knowledge to tell you just why your baby is crying, why teenagers never listen to their parents and what you can do to make them stick with a hobby. Cunningly extracted from the most famous Shakespeare plays, the hilariously satirical book will help make sure you always have the last word when it comes to talking to your kids. Move over Supernanny, the Bard is back in town!
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Author: James Andrews
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Washing Up Is Good For You


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Description: Artists, designers, writers, psychologists and speakers explain how everyday activities can be good for you and spark moments of inspiration in this fascinating book. It reveals how seemingly mundane jobs like cleaning, cooking and washing up can positively impact on our bodies, minds and relationships. There are cases of families bonding over the washing up and explanations of how chores can help make playful households. Based on ancient wisdom, this is a brilliant book for anyone who dreads their daily doings and wants to make them more creative and liberating. Of course, it also explains how making a cup of tea can be a truly wondrous ritual.
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Author: Department Store For The Mind
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An Introduction To Coping With Health Anxiety


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Description: Learn how to control your health anxiety Health anxiety affects many people across the world - a preoccupation with physical illness that is equally bad for your mental health. This self-help guide explains how it develops and what keeps it going. This updated edition gives you clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy ( CBT) techniques to help you challenge the way you think and behave: * How to spot and challenge thoughts that make you anxious * Reducing your focus on your body and on illness
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