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From Ace to Ze

ISBN: 9781786852847

Author: Harriet Dyer    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

The Little Book of LBGT Terms Language is one of the key paths to awareness, acceptance and empowerment but honestly, it can be confusing for many people. This ...


The Little Book of LBGT Terms Language is one of the key paths to awareness, acceptance and empowerment but honestly, it can be confusing for many people. This easy-to-use dictionary introduces some of the most essential terminology surrounding gender, sexuality and LGBTQIA+ identity. If you have questions about yourself or about the terminology, or even if you’re simply interested in learning more, this essential guide will help you navigate the world with knowledge and kindness.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 105 x 148 mm


Publication Date: 07-05-2018


Tags: May 2018   Humour & Gift   Reference
$19.99
Walking the County High Points of England

ISBN: 9781849532396

Author: David Bathurst    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

From Dark Peak on the Pennine Way in Derbyshire to the misty Malverns in Worcestershire and Milk Hill on the Mid-Wilts Way, walking the county high points provi...


From Dark Peak on the Pennine Way in Derbyshire to the misty Malverns in Worcestershire and Milk Hill on the Mid-Wilts Way, walking the county high points provides the perfect opportunity for ramblers to experience the English countryside. An indefatigable walker, David Bathurst has unlaced his boots to produce this unique companion to the country's most rewarding hilltop trails. His appreciation of the beauty and history of the British countryside and his light-hearted style will appeal to experienced and novice walkers alike.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 130 x 197 x 13 mm


$29.99
Weed - Everything You Want To Know But Are Always Too Stoned To Ask

ISBN: 9783791384894

Author: Michelle Lhooq    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Packed with useful tips and delicious recipes from a slew of experts, Weed covers smoking, cooking, and growing cannabis, as well as proper stoner etiquette and...


Packed with useful tips and delicious recipes from a slew of experts, Weed covers smoking, cooking, and growing cannabis, as well as proper stoner etiquette and a guide to mustvisit destinations around the world. Not too long ago, it might have seemed impossible that cannabis would step out of the shadows into the mainstream. But now, as legalization sweeps the globe, a new weed culture is evolving with its own set of rules—and thousands of new devotees eager to learn them. Journalist Michelle Lhooq lives in Los Angeles and is at the forefront of this revolution. Through her own expertise as well as interviews with stars from the weed scene, she presents a captivating glimpse into the wild new frontier of cannabis. This witty, insightful guidebook offers useful tips on how to smoke joints, vapes, and concentrates; make edibles and infused cocktails; grow the plant at home; and find the best cannabis stores. It imparts the wisdom of renowned potheads such as pioneering dub music producer Lee “Scratch” Perry and includes interviews with the cannabis industry’s most exciting and innovative figures, from a lauded chef who puts on a gourmet weed dinner series, to the editors of a weed-centric magazine, to a “cannasexual” sex educator, and more. Complete with vibrant new hand-drawn illustrations by the artist Thu Tran, Weed is cutting-edge, comprehensive, and brimming with sparkling personalities—an essential introduction to pot for both newbies and die-hards alike.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 12-03-2019


$45.00
Family Atlas of the World

ISBN: 9781909763524

Author: picthall and gunzi    Publisher: Award Publications

Revised and updated, this fact-packed atlas features digital mapping and hundreds of place names, cities and physical features. Special locator maps show each r...


Revised and updated, this fact-packed atlas features digital mapping and hundreds of place names, cities and physical features. Special locator maps show each region., country or continent in its global position. Map skills, the environment, the natural world, populations and climate are also covered.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 72


Dimensions: 254 x 305 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2019


$25.99
Beginner's Guide to DIY

ISBN: 9781580118286

Author: Jo Behari    Publisher: Creative Homeowner

Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional! If you are frustrated by your own inability to h...


Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional! If you are frustrated by your own inability to handle a repair, or resentful of having to pay someone to take care of simple home maintenance--you've come to the right place. Full of expert advice, this practical handbook features easy instructions for all the home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, using power tools, fixing a squeaky board and much more. Beginner's Guide to DIY will provide first-time homeowners and renters with the basic skills and guidance to get the job done. This ultimate reference guide for the DIY novice offers help for anyone who has a busy working life but still wants to make their home look good--without spending a fortune.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 178 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2019


$35.99
Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos

ISBN: 9780764355653

Author: Radomir Fiksa    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Tattoos have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. Ideal for the tattoo artist, anthropologist, or tattoo fan, this visual lexicon c...


Tattoos have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. Ideal for the tattoo artist, anthropologist, or tattoo fan, this visual lexicon covers tattoos from hundreds of different cultures and lists meanings, reasons for wearing, rites of passage, and indicates placement for thousands of individual tattoos. Complete with nearly 650 illustrations, the book breaks down the symbology of these tattoos, indicating the origin and significance of motifs from tattoo cultures that still exist and those that have been lost to history. The breadth and depth of this information serves to inspire today's tattoo artist and expand the knowledge of this ancient and global phenomena.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2019


Tags: August 2019   Reference
$55.00
The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots

ISBN: 9781910723838

Author: Peter Owen    Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books

21 essential knots for everyday use indoors or outdoors This compact little reference book includes knots for a wide range of functions, from home to work, hobb...


21 essential knots for everyday use indoors or outdoors This compact little reference book includes knots for a wide range of functions, from home to work, hobby to play activities. No knot-tying jargon is used, no baffling technical terms – just simple step-by-step instructions and outstandingly clear line drawings. Among the knots in this book are: Overhand knot, Heaving line knot, Reef knot, Sheetbend, Fisherman’s knot, Figure-of-eight loop, Bowline, Three-part crown, Sheepshank, Half-hitch, Clove hitch, Constrictor knot, Pile hitch, Highwayman’s hitch, Waggoner’s hitch, Timber hitch, Double-loop knot, Uni-knot, Blood knot, Square lashing – and more!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 80


Dimensions: 105 x 152 mm


Publication Date: 13-09-2019


$17.99
Teach Your Dog Maori

ISBN: 9781912631247

Author: Anne Cakebread    Publisher: Y Lolfa

A light-hearted, fully-illustrated retro-style picture book with 50+ words and phrases you can use to practise your Maori with your best furry friend. Suitable ...


A light-hearted, fully-illustrated retro-style picture book with 50+ words and phrases you can use to practise your Maori with your best furry friend. Suitable as a first introduction to Maori for learners of all ages, for tourists who would like a fun way to pick up a few basic words when visiting New Zealand, and as a revision book for adults who haven't used their Maori for a while. Many of the words and phrases can also be used in non dog-related situations!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 112


Publication Date: 05-10-2019


$17.99
Farewell Silent Spring - The New Zealand Apple Story

ISBN: 9780473487300

Author: Howard Wearing    Publisher: NZ Plant Protection Society

Farewell Silent Spring tells the story of how, in the course of 50+ years of dedicated R&D, highly toxic broad-spectrum pesticides were removed from the pipfrui...


Farewell Silent Spring tells the story of how, in the course of 50+ years of dedicated R&D, highly toxic broad-spectrum pesticides were removed from the pipfruit orchards of New Zealand. It shows how spraying by the calendar, regardless of need, has been replaced by pest monitoring, biological control, and sophisticated techniques like mating disruption and selective chemicals that are toxic to pests and safe to beneficial species. Integrated fruit production, and then Apple Futures, as the new programme became known, is shown to be on par with organic production in terms of biodiversity and safety to the environment and human health, while maintaining the premium fruit quality required by export markets. New Zealand apple growers can say farewell to the "Silent Spring" predicted by Rachel Carson in her landmark book of 1962. Written by distinguished fruit entomologist and scientist Howard Wearing, this book is a must-read for all involved in the fruit industry and anyone with an interest in safe sustainable food production. Professionals and students of horticulture, entomology, and pest management will find this book an essential gold-mine of information that they will turn to again and again. Link to book review by George Follas …. https://nzpps.org/a-compelling-read/


Bind: paperback


Pages: 278


Dimensions: 170 x 242 mm


Publication Date: 24-08-2019


$92.00
For The Love of Cats

ISBN: 9781620083604

Author: Tom Colvin    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The perfect read before you bring your rescue pet home, For the Love of Cats is a witty and informative book on all things feline-related. Featuring over 250 st...


The perfect read before you bring your rescue pet home, For the Love of Cats is a witty and informative book on all things feline-related. Featuring over 250 stunning pictures of cute cats, this resource illustrates the many facets of their personality, provides tips on training, and explains the best ways to care for a rescue cat. Know how to give them the life they've always wanted as you flip through the pages of this books that's as adorable as it is enlightening!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 15-10-2019


$39.99
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