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Have the world at your fingertips with this quick reference world atlas. From the barren desserts of the Sahara to the frosty Rocky Mountains, and with 97 full-colour maps using the latest digital mapping, "Essential World Atlas 8th Edition" brings you the Earth in more detail than ever before. The maps encompass the politica... read more

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The Pocket Oxford English Dictionary offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words. Includes 6 months' free access to our premium dict... read more

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This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear... read more

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This small thesaurus offers 120,000 synonyms and antonyms in a quick and easy-to-use thesaurus. Synonyms are arranged in order of their closeness in meaning to the entry word, with the closest one given first and printed in bold type to make it easier to find the sense you're looking for. Improve your vocabulary with our Word... read more

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"Swim" is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It's an inquiry into why we swim--the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It's a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this ancient activity is becoming more social than solitary today. It's about our relationship ... read more

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This is a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world. The Little Grebe incubates its clutch aboard an anchored floating platform; the Social Weaver establishes high-rise apartments by filling whole trees with immense structures containing dozens of separate nests and the Village Weaver bind strips of grass i... read more

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This is fully revised and updated 9th edition atlas giving you a complete picture of the world today. You can explore the world with Reference World Atlas, 9th Edition, with over 640 maps and a wealth of additional information on countries around the world. This indispensable atlas includes large-scale representations of the ... read more

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Whether you're an expert rope and line user or just a beginner, The Knot Tying Bible is the essential reference manual to tying the most effective and popular knots. In a series of step-by-step photographs and full colour illustrations knots for sailing, climbing, fishing, camping, and everyday solutions--from setting up a te... read more

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A fully revised and updated twelfth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchai... read more

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This illustrated reference compiles more than 2000 collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colourful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the diversity of terms collected here covers topics from plants and animals (a parade of elephants, a st... read more

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Inside this little book Raymond Keene (OBE), Britain's senior Chess Grandmaster, reveals his top tips and tactics for all day, everyday Chess success. Chess is the most popular mind sport in the world played regularly by over 600 million people. This book will teach you through the actual gameplay and tactics employed by worl... read more

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Offering a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, Gordon Rottman presents The Book of Gun Trivia. Covering a range of subjects, such as weapons designations, where rifles get their names from, the longest serving rifles and everything in between, this book brings together everything you ever needed t... read more

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Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifull... read more

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We do it over and over again, day after day, and never seem to get enough of it. Albanians do it. Zulus do it. Movie stars and plumbers do it. All around the world, people say hi and bye in innumerable languages and countless ways: they wave and bow and curtsey and shake hands and rub noses and fist-bump and mwah-mwah and per... read more

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SIMPLE STEPS TO A NATURALLY CLEAN HOMEToxic chemicals are found in almost all commercial cleaners--the very products you buy to make your home hygenic and healthy. "Homemade Cleaners" offers a better solution. Its tips, tricks and formulas guarantee to make your home sparkling and germ-free."Homemade Cleaners" features over 1... read more

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Explore the world, flag by flag From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this updated edition of Complete Flags of the World. You can learn all about flags from around the world - from the meaning behind country flags, national flags, world flags, state flags and naval flags to the meanings of flag sym... read more

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Major new edition of this popular pocket-sized atlas fully updated and improved. Revised mapping, updated statistics and the latest interesting facts about the world all included in this atlas. This new edition of the popular Mini World Atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent global changes. Designed in... read more

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Author: Joanne Baker
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 Reference

Series:50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series

We encounter physics before we've even left the house in the morning; an alarm clock tracks time, a mirror reflects light waves and our mobile phones rely on satellites held in their orbit by gravity. Where would we be without the Bernoulli equation to explain how planes fly, electromagnetic waves enabling us to communicate a... read more

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See the Solar System like never before The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be viewed from any angle and layer by layer. You can even move in for a closer look with... read more

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