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Author: Michael Pollan
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Awards:The Omnivore's Dilemma has been shortlisted for the Andre Simon Memorial award 2006.

What shall we have for dinner? Such a simple question has grown to have a very complicated answer.
We can eat almost anything nature has to offer, but deciding what we should eat stirs anxiet... read more

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A moving and hilarious account of a spring day in a small Welsh coastal town, Under Milk Wood is "lyrical, impassioned and funny, an Our Town given universality" (The New Statesman and Nation).

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Jack's in the mood for mooching around, not playing with his crazy cousins! But will his bad mood spoil the whole day?

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Series:Collins Dictionary and Grammar

Collins German Dictionary & Grammar is an up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. Colour headwords, cultural notes and an easy-to-use, revised grammar section make this the ideal book for... read more

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From basic huts on the foreshore to a city of 1.5 million, New Zealand's super city has had a remarkable history of change and development over the past 170 years. This book shows the dramatic changes and puts the reader ... read more

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Award-winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed with up-and-coming author Dianna Aston to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to eggs. From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey ... read more

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This gorgeous and informative book introduces children to an intriguing array of seeds and plant facts. A fascinating guide, beautifully written and illustrated.

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Author: Kristin Cashore
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Series:Seven Kingdoms Trilogy

In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a Grace, are feared and exploited, Katsa carries the burden of a skill even she despises: the Grace of killing. She lives under the command of her Uncle Randa, King... read more

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In 2006, Charles Shields reached out to Kurt Vonnegut in a letter asking for his endorsement for a planned biography. The first response was no ("A most respectful demurring by me for the excellent writer Charles J. Shields, who ... read more

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Author: Gillian Flynn
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Awards:Shortlisted for CWA Duncan Lawrie Dagger 2007.

When two young girls are abducted and killed in Wind Gap, Missouri, Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to investigate and report on the crimes. Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille sudden... read more

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Sweden, winter, 1991. Inspector Kurt Wallander and his team receive an anonymous tip-off. A few days later a life raft is washed up on a beach. In it are two men, dressed in expensive suits, shot dead. The dead men were criminals, vic... read more

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Author: Michael Rosen
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Awards:Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award: Best Book with Facts 2013.

Just how did Roald Dahl get into writing? Where did he get his ideas from? What ingredients in his life turned him into the kind of writer he was? Michael Rosen - poet, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate, comes up with some of the ans... read more

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Series:Wallpaper* City Guide

Wallpaper* City Guides not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark b... read more

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When a twist of fate delivers an ambitious young medical student to the court of King Charles II, he is suddenly thrust into a vibrant world of luxury and opulence. Blessed with a quick wit and sparkling charm, Robert Merivel rises qu... read more

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Once upon a time, in a tower near you, Lived a sad princess; the Princess Sue. "Some day," she sighed, "my prince will come, But I wish he'd move his royal bum." But when Princess Sue's prince finally does arrive, he's not quite what she had... read more

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Danny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control.As winter closes in and blizzards cut the... read more

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A pack of 50 cards with fun activities to make time fly on a journey. Includes mind-bending puzzles such as crosswords and mazes, fun games like Connect Four and lots more exciting activities and doodling pages. Includes a special pen to write answers on the wipe-clean cards.

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'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves / Did gyre and gimble in the wabe...' wrote Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass", in his wonderfully playful... read more

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At the Old Inn, which clings precariously to a cliff top above a storm-lashed ocean, two sick children are left alone while their father fetches the doctor. Then a visitor comes begging for shelter, and so begins a long night of... read more

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Meet Oswald Hendryks Cornelius, Roald Dahl's most extraordinary adult creation ...Aside from being thoroughly debauched, strikingly attractive and astonishingly wealthy, Uncle Oswald was the greatest bounder, bon vivant and fornicator of all ti... read more

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