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Combining stunning photography and an engaging text, this book showcases some of the remotest and most magnificent corners of the world. You will find unimaginable wonders described here, from the world's most active volcano to the lake that is so deep that it would take all of the world's rivers over a year to fill it. Split into countries, wit...
Written by a leading professional painter Gill Barron, this book offers everything you need to know to master the art of acrylic painting. Aimed at all painters, from beginners to the more experienced, this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting. Its easy-to-follow step-by-step guides show you how to choose the aspe...
This collection of 140 intriguing and challenging codebreaking puzzles are produced in association with the Bletchley Park Trust. Follow in the footsteps of World War II codebreakers and decode the encrypted messages within.
These puzzles include:
• Logical reasoning
• Encryption word problems
• Logic grids
• And more!
Travel back to a time when divine beings mixed with mortals, when heroes battled sorcerers, and nature was a mysterious realm ruled by beautiful and dangerous deities.
From the legends of Hercules and the Titans, to the tales of the underworld and the destruction of Troy, this elegant collection contains more than 40 fascinating tales retold ...
Dynamic and engaging, the human figure is an enduringly popular subject for artists, presenting constant challenges and many rewards. This comprehensive anatomy book covers everything you need to know to make accurate, convincing drawings of the figure. It shows the bone structure, muscle layers, and surface views of every part of the human body...
This Golden Rule of morality espoused by Confucius is just one of the many maxims that originate from Eastern philosophy. From Daoism to Islam, and from The Buddha to Zoroaster, the Eastern world contains some of the most ancient and influential approaches to philosophy that exist to date.
Spanning from 1200 BCE to the present day, this fasci...
The Gestapo were a national and international instrument of terror, responsible for maintaining the Nazi regime and crushing suspected dissidents. They assassinated political opponents and orchestrated the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Jewish citizens.
This astounding read chronicles the history of the organisation, including:
Weaving together three separate strands of narrative - what was happening in Germany; events in the Fuhrerbunker as inevitable defeat loomed for Nazi Germany; and what was going on in the Fuhrer's mind - this is an account of Adolf Hitler's final 24 hours on earth. With an inimitable cast of rancid characters, from Hitler himself to Eva Braun, H...
READ THIS BOOK, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND ENJOY THE WONDERFUL EXPERIENCES THAT FLYING OPENS UP FOR YOU.
Fear of flying is a distressing condition that can have a devastating effect on your life. People with a fear of flying either put themselves through hell every time they take a flight, or else they avoid flying altogether. Luckily, help ...
Q: Whatdo you call a disaster for a cat? A: Acat-astrophe! Two men are out hunting in the woodswhen the eldest keels over. He seems to have stopped breathing and his eyesroll back in his head. The younger man pulls out his smart phone and calls for anambulance. Desperately, he says ""My companion's dead! How do I helphim?"" The respondent says, ...
A vivid description of the intellectual and political ferment of nineteenth-century Europe, Marx and Engel's Communist Manifesto is one of history's most important documents. This powerful call to arms in the name of social change is presented in a beautifully illustrated hardback edition, and includes an introduction describing the pamphlet's e...
Allen Carr's Easyway method has been applied to problem drinking for women-acknowledging that women who want to stop drinking face particular difficulties-and tailored to their needs. By explaining why you feel the need to drink and with simple step-by-step instructions to set you free, Allen Carr shows you how to escape from the alcohol trap. T...
“READ THIS BOOK AND BECOME A HAPPY NONGAMBLER FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Allen Carr’s Easyway is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and it has also been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues, including drinking, overeating, and overspending. Here the method addresses the fastest growing social problem of modern time...
Artists looking to build up their skills and produce accomplished artworks will find this comprehensive drawing reference invaluable. Barrington Barber looks at the key areas - still life, figures, landscape and portraits - and demonstrates the specific skills needed for each type of subject matter. His easy-to-follow approach makes him an ideal...
Barrington Barber brings to the text and the illustrations of The Fundamentals of Drawing the invaluable experience of a working artist and teacher. Each section has been devised to offer a broad range of practice and advice for students of all levels. The contents include:
- Object Drawing and Still Life
- The Natural World
In this book, you ll learn why Florence Nightingale introduced pie charts, how Lewis Carroll regarded Pythagoras, and why some infinities are larger than others. You ll also meet the mathematician who knew eight languages by the time he was 11, the one who was sent to jail for gambling and the one who published a lot yet never existed.
From the wit of Dr Seuss to the wisdom of Albert Einstein, these life affirming quotations are the perfect antidote to negative influences. Keep this book by your desk or bedside and dip into it whenever you feel the need for a supportive or inspiring word. This way you can remain focused on getting the best out of your life, despite its challen...
A perfect introduction to Buddhism, The Sayings of the Buddha collects together some of the Buddha's most profound thoughts and teachings in his own words, along with a brief account of the Buddha's life. Both insightful and spiritual, these quotations from one of history's most influential figures are sure to put you on the path to enlightenment.
Zen has for centuries taught a wisdom that is still deeply relevant today. In this compilation, author William Wray has selected a range of sayings, tales, and verses from within the Zen tradition. Each saying, tale or verse brings with it fresh insight, helping to free us from our logical, empirical world view, and pointing us towards a deeper ...
People who enjoy puzzles, including all the millions who play sudoku every day, will love The Strange and Infinite World of Numbers. Tim Sole has been publishing puzzle books since 1988 and three of his titles have won the accolade of being Official American Mensa Puzzle Books. The 28 chapters of this book are self-contained so you can start any...
This book is an invaluable collection of Sir Winstons gems of utterance, not otherwise accessible in book form.