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First Time Parents

helps you to find out what it’s really like to have a baby and how to adapt to becoming a family. Fully updated, this book is perfect for telling you what to expect when you are pregnant and how to enjoy the first amazing year.

New Pregnancy and Birth

is full of updated advice on every magical stage of your pregnancy, from pre-conception planning to the first days of life. Plus, a month-by-month pregnancy calendar means you'll know exactly what’s happening when. Keep it close so there's always somewhere to turn if you have a question

How to Photograph Absolutely Everything

Successful Pictures from your Digital Camera
Whatever you want to photograph, discover how to get it right every time with the expert photographer and bestselling author Tom Ang. From still life to children's parties, make sure you're picture perfect with Tom Ang’s guide to taking photographs, now in paperback. Follow straightforward instructions...

Gemstones

The clearest recognition guides available Also available in Arabic
Cally Hall
The Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Gemstones is packed with more than 800 vivid full-colour photographs of more than 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. With authoritative text, clear photography and a systematic approach, this concise guide to identification...

Fossils

The clearest recognition guides available
Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Fossils the most comprehensive and concise pocket to fossils of the world. Packed withmore than 1,000 full-colour photographs of over 500 species, this handbook is designed to cut through the...

Rocks and Minerals

The clearest recognition guides available
The Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Rocks and Minerals is packed with 600 full-colour photographs of more than 500 specimens. Authoritative text, clear photographs and a systematic approach help you to cut through the complicated identification process and recognize a specimen easily. Photo-Encyclopedic...

Mythology

World myths, gods, heroes, creatures and mythical places revealed
Undertake a quest of discovery – and learn about some of the greatest myths and characters the world has ever known – without leaving your armchair. Get the story behind famous tales, from Greek mythology to the lesser known myths from the Americas, Oceania and Africa. Enjoy timeless epics vividly...

Astrology

Trace astrology through the ages, from ancient times to the present
Whether you are a well-balanced Libran, or a power-crazed Leo learn about the wisdom of the heavens from world authorities Derek and Julia Parker. Trace astrology through the ages, from its place in ancient times to the present, and explore the intriguing relationships it has with science and religion....

Opera

"Packed into every page of this book is the excitement of discovery, knowledge, taste and visual beauty. It all gives the reader the illusion of being at an actual performance." Placido Domingo "Opera is a beautiful guide for opera enthusiasts as well as the perfect welcome for converts to this...

The New Complete Guitarist

The all-visual approach to mastering the guitar
This new edition of Richard Chapman's million-selling classic takes you from the simplest chords and tunes to more complex techniques and advanced improvisation. Whether you're a fan of rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, folk, country or flamenco, this practical book uses a uniques visual approach to...

James Dean Features photographs from the Dean family's private collection

The legend, the man, the look, the movies - the ultimate portrait of the ultimate screen icon
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of James Dean's untimely death this is the first official biography written with the full authorisation of Dean's family and estate. Featuring previously unseen photographs and memorabilia, this fascinating insight into one of the greatest stars of all time is a true...

Sinatra

Start spreading the news…
From early fame in the big band era of the 1940’s through to the farewell tours in the twilight years, this is the full and extraordinary story of Ol' Blue Eyes. Find the truth behind the legend, sets the record straight on Sinatra’s childhood, Rat Pack capers and his famous (and infamous) friendships. Packed...

Classical Music

Explore and enjoy 1,000 years of classical music…
Discover the lives and works of the great composers, performers, instruments and key works with this definitive visual guide to classical music. Whether you're a novice or just wanting to be more informed about your favourite pastime, you'll find everything you need in this informative companion. The...

Cool Cars

More than 130 in-depth profiles of the world's greatest cars
Quentin Willson, the classic car specialist, is well known to millions of viewers around the world as a past presenter on the universally popular TV show, Top Gear. In Cool Cars, Quentin Willson has hand-picked the most desirable of the world's great cars, describing every last curve and wing nut with...

Guns A Visual History

The ultimate record of guns through the ages
From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years. Discover revealing features on twenty ‘key’ guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47 assault rifle. Step inside famous gun maker...
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