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A Brief History of Album Covers (2017 Update)

In this era of Vinyl revival, celebrate some of the greatest covers of the last 70 years, such as the Beatles’ ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ or Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’, alongside entertaining and informative text. This great little book will make an ideal gift for any music aficionado or art and design enthusiast.
ISBN: 9781786645555
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£12.99

Adele

From winning her first Grammy at the tender age of just 20, Adele's ascent to the top rank of pop superstardom has been rapid and astonishing to behold. Just what is it about Adele? This gorgeous book tells her story so far, from the early days as a wannabe pop-princess to a glamorous beauty, sweeping the board at the 2012 Grammys.
ISBN: 9781786645159
60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Advanced Guitar Chords

Suitable for those able to take the next step after 'Guitar Chords', this book provides 360 chords shown as chord boxes, covering chords that are played further up the neck and in 3rd position, along with more extensive provision of augmented and diminished chords. No-nonsense, easy-to-carry, spiral-bound book.
ISBN: 9781847869494 - Series: Easy-to-Use
2,000 words - 350 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Advanced Piano Chords

The perfect companion to Piano & Keyboard Chords, for those who are ready to take the next step. It provides 15 chords per key, with positions for left and right hand, including diminished 9ths, 11ths, 13ths and add 9ths. Ideal for jazz and musical theatre. In a practical spiral-bound format.
ISBN: 9780857753755 - Series: Easy-to-Use
2,000 words - 350 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Agents & Spies Short Stories

Daring tales of kidnap and rescue, assassination and revenge, the politics of death and espionage, these are the themes of this latest volatile concoction of classic and new writing. The days of empire and traditional war have been replaced by cyber warfare but the subtle, lethal methods of agents and spies remain the same.
ISBN: 9781786645579 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Alphonse Mucha

Though very much an individual and spiritual artist, Alfonse Mucha was a defining figure of the Art Nouveau era and is loved for his distinctive lush style and images of beautiful women in arabesque poses among the plethora of paintings, posters, advertisements and designs he produced. This title presents a range of his work.
ISBN: 9781844517305 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback - Colour Illustrated
£20.00
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Anatomy for Artists Made Easy

An updated version of the classic life drawing book from artist and teacher George Bridgman who taught anatomy to a generation of Golden Age artists, including Norman Rockwell. An essential resource for every artist, of every kind: illustrators, fine artists, digital, and offer a solid background for modern styles including manga and anime.
ISBN: 9781783616022 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
20,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback - with flaps
£9.99

Anatomy for Artists Made Easy

An updated version of the classic life drawing book from artist and teacher George Bridgman who taught anatomy to a generation of Golden Age artists, including Norman Rockwell. An essential resource for every artist, of every kind: illustrators, fine artists, digital, and offer a solid background for modern styles including manga and anime.
ISBN: 9781786644855 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
250 illustrations - 256 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Animation Art (eBook)

‘From popular Disney characters to obscure personal films, it is all covered: Hollywood hits and Japanese anime, as well as Russian masterpieces and Asian art films. Looking it over, it’s quite a wild ride.’ Jerry Beck, General Editor
ISBN: 9781781362068 - Series: Illustrated Digital Editions
120,000 words - 380 illustrations - 382 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£14.99
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Apple Logic Pro Basics

Apple Logic Pro Basics is the essential guide fir those who want to learn the basics of Logic Pro. With clear, practical tips on arranging, mixing and recording you'll be enhancing your music in no time.
ISBN: 9781783614004 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Apple Logic Pro Basics

Apple Logic Pro Basics is the essential guide fir those who want to learn the basics of Logic Pro. With clear, practical tips on arranging, mixing and recording you'll be enhancing your music in no time.
ISBN: 9781786640895 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Art Deco

Focusing on Art Deco graphic art and illustration, this coffee-table book features fascinating text on the movement in general, fashion and advertising, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of work by talents such as Barbier, Erté, Cassandre and Colin. Echoing examples of other forms of Art Deco are also included.
ISBN: 9781847862792 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Art Deco Fashion Masterpieces of Art

Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movement and its influences on fashion, Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art showcases these luxurious and progressive works in all their glory.
ISBN: 9781783612918 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Art Nouveau

Focusing on two-dimensional Art Nouveau works, this coffee-table book features fascinating text on the movement in general, graphic art and fine art, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of work by artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Gaudi´ and Tiffany.
ISBN: 9781847862808 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Art Nouveau Posters. Masterpieces of Art

Features an introduction to the Art Nouveau movement and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9781783612680 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
10,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts is a celebration of the design movement that started in Britain and spread around the world at the end of the 19th century. Depicting both well-known and unusual art and artifacts from this most fascinating of eras, this book provides information about the lives and times of the designers, architects and artists who created them.
ISBN: 9781786647658 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Arts & Crafts Masterpieces of Art

Arts & Crafts Masterpieces of Art is a celebration of one of the most enduring design movements. Depicting both well-known and unusual artworks and textile patterns from this most fascinating of eras, this book provides a wealth of information on the designers, architects and artists who created them, from Voysey and Morris to Lindsay Butterfield. 
ISBN: 9781783613199 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Asian Art

Over the centuries, the exotic elegance of Asian art has been a source of fascination for artists and art lovers worldwide. This comprehensive book explores the diversity of art and artefacts from around Asia, detailing the subjects, the materials used in their making, and the lives of the artists and artisans who created them.
ISBN: 9781786644770 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

At The Mountains of Madness

As a new expedition to Antarctica is planned a dark tale emerges of a previous, life-threatening adventure. Revealing hidden secrets, lost civilisations and alien origins, master storyteller H.P. Lovecraft indulges his talent for the macabre and horrific.
ISBN: 9780857756930 - Series: Fantastic Fiction
3 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Avid Pro Tools Basics

With clear and accessible text and illustrations Avid Pro Tools Basics will guide you through everything you need to know to get started, from setting up and making your recordings, explaining the 'mixing board', working with electronic instruments and microphones, using the various features, working with files, editing, mixing and mastering.
ISBN: 9781783614196 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
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Avid Pro Tools Basics

With clear and accessible text and illustrations Avid Pro Tools Basics will guide you through everything you need to know to get started, from setting up and making your recordings, explaining the 'mixing board', working with electronic instruments and microphones, using the various features, working with files, editing, mixing and mastering.
ISBN: 9781786640918 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Baking Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using baking soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781783613090
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Baking Soda

Baking soda is far more than a baking ingredient – it can be used in all manner of household tasks including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. This is the essential guide to maximizing the potential of this cheap, environmentally-friendly and multi-purpose product.
ISBN: 9781786645371 - Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Bauhaus Masterworks

Bauhaus inherited the mantle of the Arts and Crafts movement but was founded on geometric principles, associated with Art Deco and firmly rooted in the challenge of modern production methods. This luxurious new book explores the origins and influence of Kandinsky, Klee, Walter Gropius and others on contemporary art and architecture.
ISBN: 9781786645432 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Beginner's Guide to Reading Music

A companion to "Chords for Kids" and "My First Recorder Music". Suitable for children aged between 8 and 10, it explains the essentials: pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures, followed by practice pieces. Features helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical spiral-bound format.
ISBN: 9781786642189 - Series: Easy-to-Use
350 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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Beginner's Guide to Reading Music

A companion to "Chords for Kids" and "My First Recorder Music". Suitable for children aged between 8 and 10, it explains the essentials: pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures, followed by practice pieces. Features helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical spiral-bound format.
ISBN: 9781847869500 - Series: Easy-to-Use
8,000 words - 350 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Best-Kept Secrets of Europe

From coffee shops to markets, rolling mountains to winding rivers the regions of Europe are many and varied: the cobbles of Venice, the grand eloquence of Vienna and Prague, the palaces of France, Spain, and the ancient brilliance of Greece: these are just some of the delights that await the armchair of traveller of this gorgeous book. 
ISBN: 9781783616060 - Series: Best Kept Secrets
15,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£15.00

Best-Kept Secrets of Italy

This gorgeous new book in the successful Secrets series is divided into regions: Northern, Central, Southern, Rome, The Islands. It’s a perfect read for the armchair traveller and everyone interested in the history and the mystique of the great countries of the world.
ISBN: 9780857753984 - Series: Best Kept Secrets
18,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£15.00

Best-Kept Secrets of Provence

Offers to take you on a photographic journey through the rich history and heritage of Provence. This title covers historic sites and architecture, such as the legendary Pont D'Avignon, and the Chateau D'If of "The Count of Monte Christo".
ISBN: 9781847863089
18,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£15.00
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Bicarbonate of Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781783612772
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Bicarbonate of Soda

Bicarbonate of soda is far more than a baking ingredient - this straightforward, handy guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781786645364 - Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Bicarbonate of Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781847865212 - Series: Complete Practical Handbook
20,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Bike

Takes you through the benefits of bike riding, offering all the information you need to know to start pedalling: choose your bike – with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; care and maintenance, and how to keep safe on the roads.
ISBN: 9781786640840 - Series: Health & Sport
40,000 words - 150 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed spiral
Was £9.99 - Now £8.99

Bronte Sisters Deluxe Edition (Jane Eyre; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall)

Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is the quintessential romantic novel, a love story regarded as one of the greatest in the English language. Anne’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a worthy companion, a restless tale of romantic denial that grips readers' attention in this beautiful, double foiled, deluxe edition.
ISBN: 9781786645494 - Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Bronte Sisters Deluxe Edition (Wuthering Heights; Villette)

A sumptuous, double foiled, deluxe edition combining Emily Bronte’s tale of tortured romance, Wuthering Heights, with her sister Charlotte’s neglected masterpiece Villette, a passionate narrative of repressed and unrequited love.
ISBN: 9781786645500 - Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Bruno Mars

Full-colour illustrated ebook. Bruno Mars' music contains a huge mix of styles and influences, ranging from pop and rock to reggae, R&B, soul and hip hop; his debut single, 'Just the Way You Are', is one of the best-selling singles of all time. Read his amazing story in gorgeous pictures and inspirational text.
ISBN: 9781781361528 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
6,000 words - 24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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Celtic Myths

Populated by gods, High Kings, willful Queens, noble warriors, fairies, goblins and wizards the Celtic myths are unsurpassed in their variety and power. This new book is a dazzling collection of the most gripping Celtic tales, vividly retold, gathering together the legends and sagas of this ancient culture.
ISBN: 9780857758224 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Celtic Myths & Tales

The mythic invasions of Ireland, the mystical kingdoms, warriors, giants, creatures of the underworld and magic, these are the fantastic ingredients of Celtic legend. They told their own stories in the ancient way, by word of mouth, we understand the traditions of these proud people through the records of others, but still they thrive today.
ISBN: 9781786647702 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most intriguing and influential artists of his time. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art reveals a selection of some of his most important and popular works, from stained glass pieces and furniture through to architecture.
ISBN: 9781781361900 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text - Highly Illustrated
£4.99
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most intriguing and influential artists of his time. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art reveals a selection of some of his most important and popular works, from stained glass pieces and furniture through to architecture
ISBN: 9781783612079 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Chilling Ghost Short Stories

A deluxe edition with a chilling selection of original and classic short stories. The new tales, many of them published here for the first time, bring a modern twist to the outstanding mix of intrigue that lurks in the furtive imagination of E.F. Benson, Henry James, Wilkie Collins, Washington Irving , Edith Wharton, Oscar Wilde and so many more.
ISBN: 9781783613755 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Chilling Ghost Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. A deluxe edition with a chilling selection of original and classic short stories. The new tales, many of them published here for the first time, bring a modern twist to the outstanding mix of intrigue that lurks in the furtive imagination of E.F. Benson, Henry James, Wilkie Collins, Edith Wharton, Oscar Wilde and many more.
ISBN: 9781786645081 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Chilling Horror Short Stories

A deluxe edition of original and classic short stories, packed with monsters, vampires and the weird. Tales of shadows and voices in the dark from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Hope Hodgson are cast with previously unpublished stories by some of the best writers of horror today.
ISBN: 9781783613748 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Chilling Horror Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. A deluxe edition of original and classic short stories, packed with monsters, vampires and the weird. Tales of shadows and voices in the dark from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley and William Hope Hodgson are cast with previously unpublished stories by some of the best writers of horror today.
ISBN: 9781786645098 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Chinese Myths

River Gods, snake spirits, mountain and Immortals, Chinese mythology is alive with ancient passions. China’s unique set of tales are derived from its vast expanse, diverse culture and the endless internal wars. This brilliant new book introduces the key themes of Chinese legend before plunging into the fascinating stories themselves.
ISBN: 9781783614035 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Chords For Kids

Chords are one of the most important ways that children can learn about music. They provide a fast route into playing with others and encourage a feeling for structure and composition. This title covers the basic chords in each key, including majors, minors, triads, fourths, sixths, sevenths and ninths.
ISBN: 9781847866554 - Series: Easy-to-Use
4,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Chords for Kids Made Easy

A handy resource for children and early learners of the guitar and keyboard, and introducing a major new feature for print books: sound! Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) an audio web site opens automatically.
ISBN: 9781783612192 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Classic Riffs (Pick Up and Play)

Every developing guitarist wants to know how to produce the licks so familiar to us all – the awesome solos and guitar virtuosity, the signature riffs of the most memorable songs. This is the ideal book for anyone who can’t get enough of those classic styles, with notation and TAB examples in a wide range of musical styles.
ISBN: 9781786642394 - Series: Pick Up & Play
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99

Classical Music Encyclopedia

Fully updated, covering Western music from medieval times to the present day. Each era has an Introduction, A to Z of key composers, sections on Styles and Forms, and Instruments. Written by many of the world's leading experts in the field. Comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly informative – an essential guide for readers of all levels.
ISBN: 9781783612833 - Series: Definitive Encyclopedias
200,000 words - 15 illustrations - 496 pages - Hardback - Royal. Foiled jacket.
£20.00

Claude Monet Masterpieces of Art

Features an introduction to the life and art of the famous Impressionist, and beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781783612109 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Coding HTML and CSS

Coding HTML and CSS will help with starting small and medium projects, such as customising your blog or making your own website, and give practical examples of techniques that will make coding simple.
ISBN: 9781783613922 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Coding HTML and CSS

Coding HTML and CSS will help with starting small and medium projects, such as customising your blog or making your own website, and give practical examples of techniques that will make coding simple.
ISBN: 9781786642073 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Coding HTML CSS JAVA Made Easy

Coding HTML CSS JAVA will help with starting small and medium HTML and CSS projects, such as customising your blog or making your own website. It also covers the basics of JavaScript to help you provide more dynamic interaction with the user. With screenshots and helpful step-by-steps, this guide will take your web design to a new level!
ISBN: 9781786640611 - Series: Made Easy
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Coding HTML CSS JAVA Made Easy

Coding HTML CSS JAVA will help with starting small and medium HTML and CSS projects, such as customising your blog or making your own website. It also covers the basics of JavaScript to help you provide more dynamic interaction with the user. With screenshots and helpful step-by-steps, this guide will take your web design to a new level!
ISBN: 9781786642462 - Series: Made Easy
150 illustrations - 256 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Creation Myths

Stories of the beginning, both of humankind and the universe itself have fascinated us for thousands of years. This comprehensive new book offers tales of creation from the many different traditions around the world, each one reflecting the climate of their origins, with water, or desert, or the heaving mountains taking centre stage.
ISBN: 9781783613144 - Series: Definitive Myths & Tales
10 illustrations - 512 pages - Hardback - Royal. Foiled jacket.
£20.00

Crime & Mystery Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and murder, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619887 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Crime & Mystery Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and murder, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781786645111 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Cthulhu

First brought to life by master of horror H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the power of Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.  
ISBN: 9781783612185 - Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Cthulhu

First brought to life by master of horror H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the power of Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.  
ISBN: 9781786642431 - Series: Gothic Dreams
60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Cthulhu (eBook)

First brought to life by master of horror H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the power of Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.
ISBN: 9781781361894 - Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Cycling

Takes you through the green benefits of bike riding, offering the information you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance.
ISBN: 9780857750969 - Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Design Basics Made Easy

Graphic design is as important today, as it was before the computer, the ipad and the internet. Understanding colour, spatial relationships, how to work with images and fonts are critical to any form of successful design: a poster, a newsletter, a book cover, an advert, a website. Perfect for those exploring design, at any level, and in every form.
ISBN: 9781786641700 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
20,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Design Basics Made Easy

Graphic design is as important today, as it was before the computer, the ipad and the internet. Understanding colour, spatial relationships, how to work with images and fonts are critical to any form of successful design: a poster, a newsletter, a book cover, an advert, a website. Perfect for those exploring design, at any level, and in every form.
ISBN: 9781786645050 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
250 illustrations - 256 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Digital Art Lighting Basics

Digital Art Lighting Basics will give you a great start on your way to mastering the techniques of lighting in your digital art. With great advice and tips and tricks to be used in photoshop this handy guide will give any novice artist a head start with their lighting effects.
ISBN: 9781783613939 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Digital Art Lighting Basics

Digital Art Lighting Basics will give you a great start on your way to mastering the techniques of lighting in your digital art. With great advice and tips and tricks to be used in photoshop this handy guide will give any novice artist a head start with their lighting effects.
ISBN: 9781786642059 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Digital Photography Made Easy

A guide aimed at beginner and intermediate photographers. It introduces the basics of taking, making, managing and sharing digital photos. It includes features on how digital cameras and smart phones work, taking great photographs and how to get the best from your computer, to creating photo libraries, and sharing images by email.
ISBN: 9781783612802 - Series: Made Easy
40,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Digital Photography Made Easy

A guide aimed at beginner and intermediate photographers. It introduces the basics of taking, making, managing and sharing digital photos. It includes features on how digital cameras and smart phones work, taking great photographs and how to get the best from your computer, to creating photo libraries, and sharing images by email.
ISBN: 9781786642509
150 illustrations - 256 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Dragon Art

A survey of contemporary fantasy artwork, specifically of dragons - that popular of fantasy creatures. It features a 'Masters of Dragon Art' section that includes such favourites as Don Maitz and Bob Eggleton. It includes a discussion of dragons and fantasy art, alongside a selection of the best work out there at the moment.
ISBN: 9781847863003 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Dystopia Utopia Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with tales set in bleak and paradisiacal worlds of
boundless imagination from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619986 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Dystopia Utopia Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, this latest in the series is packed with tales set in bleak and paradisiacal worlds of
boundless imagination from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781786645142 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Edgar Degas Masterpieces of Art

French artist Edgar Degas was famous for his drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Although a member of the Impressionists, his work focused on indoor subjects, particularly his beautiful studies of dancers. This beautiful new book showcases all of his major works, including The Star and The Ballet Class.
ISBN: 9781783619948 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Edward Hopper Masterpieces

Showcases all the best-loved work of this perennially popular portrayer of atmospheric modern life. Discover a fresh viewpoint on his life and work, before enjoying the beautiful reproductions of everything from Automat and Early Sunday Morning to the famous Nighthawks.
ISBN: 9780857753779 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Hardback
£14.99
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Edward Hopper Masterpieces of Art

Showcases all the best-loved work of this perennially popular portrayer of atmospheric modern life. Discover a fresh viewpoint on his life and work, before enjoying the beautiful reproductions of everything from Automat and Early Sunday Morning to the famous Nighthawks.
ISBN: 9781783613601 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Egon Schiele Masterpieces of Art

Austrian painter Egon Schiele, who was mentored by Gustav Klimt, is best-known for his figurative works, with their defiantly confrontational air and their bold contortions. This book features an introduction to the life and art of the talented painter, and beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781786640284 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - Fully Illustrated throughout
£12.99

Egyptian Myths

This new book of classic tales brings the stories of the ancients to life, from the birth of Creation by the Sun God Re, the murder of Osiris, and the revenge of Horus, to the underworld and afterlife. The Egyptians explained the effects of famine, harvest, floods and death by creating a pantheon of gods that still holds our fascination today.
ISBN: 9781786647641 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Elvis

Elvis stands above all icons in music, elevated by his influence on youth culture, with his walk, his clothes and, of course, his incredible singing voice. With often intimate portraits of this troubled star this book is sure to intrigue everyone interested in the life of an astonishing artist.
ISBN: 9781783611218 - Series: Pop, Rock & Entertainment
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Elvis

Elvis stands above all icons in music, elevated by his influence on youth culture, with his walk, his clothes and, of course, his incredible singing voice. With often intimate portraits of this troubled star this book is sure to intrigue everyone interested in the life of an astonishing artist.
ISBN: 9781786642332 - Series: Pop, Rock & Entertainment
60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Elvis (eBook)

Elvis stands above all icons in music, elevated by his influence on youth culture, with his walk, his clothes and, of course, his incredible singing voice. With often intimate portraits of this troubled star this book is sure to intrigue everyone interested in the life of an astonishing artist.
ISBN: 9781781361788 - Series: Rock Icons
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£4.99
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Erté

Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than artist and designer, Erté. Although his talent spanned many fields, Erté is perhaps best-known for his fashion, jewellery and interior designs. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, this coffee-table book is the definitive Erté companion.
ISBN: 9781783612161 - Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Erte (eBook)

Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than artist and designer, Erté. Although his talent spanned many fields, Erté is perhaps best-known for his fashion, jewellery and interior designs. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, this coffee-table book is the definitive Erté companion.
ISBN: 9781781361993 - Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£9.99
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Fantasy Art: Warriors and Heroes

'Warriors & Heroes' is a stunning display of contemporary fantasy art, a complement to its bestselling predecessor, 'Dragon Art'. The 'Masters & Origins' section discusses influences such as Roy G. Krenkel, the Hildebrandt Brothers and Frazetta, and is then followed by a large selection of the best of the current crop of fantasy artists.
ISBN: 9780857758095 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
39,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00

Finale Music App Basics

Finale is an incredible application, that is feature-rich and easy to use if you know how. It can help professional musicians as well as students and those who are just starting out. With expert advice on this great music app you will be able to make progress with your music projects.
ISBN: 9781783613953 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Finale Music App Basics

Finale is an incredible application, that is feature-rich and easy to use if you know how. It can help professional musicians as well as students and those who are just starting out. With expert advice on this great music app you will be able to make progress with your music projects.
ISBN: 9781786640901 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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First World War Posters

Features an introduction to the First World War and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9780857758163 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£14.99
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First World War Posters

Features an introduction to the First World War and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9781781361818 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Fonts and Typefaces Made Easy

Getting to grips with the fonts and typefaces is an essential path to successful design, whether your work is online, in print or just for fun. This fantastic new book runs through the classes of type, with examples of individual fonts, extensive case studies, and shows you how to create the best designs, every time. Traditional and digital use.
ISBN: 9781783616053 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
20,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Fonts and Typefaces Made Easy

Getting to grips with the fonts and typefaces is an essential path to successful design, whether your work is online, in print or just for fun. This fantastic new book runs through the classes of type, with examples of individual fonts, extensive case studies, and shows you how to create the best designs, every time. Traditional and digital use.
ISBN: 9781786644862 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
256 words - 250 illustrations - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Gothic Art

Gothic Art is a powerful new illustrated book, packed with inimate portraits of lonely vampires, winsome witches and stunning eerie visions. With digital and traditional paintings and photo art, and a fascinating discussion of the gothic, this is a must-have read for anyone interested in the slightly darker, anarchic side of art.
ISBN: 9780857759948 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
29,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00
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Gothic Art (eBook)

Gothic Art is a powerful new illustrated book, packed with intimate portraits of lonely vampires, winsome witches and stunning eerie visions. With digital and traditional paintings and photo art, and a fascinating discussion of the gothic, this is a must-have read for anyone interested in the slightly darker, anarchic side of art.
ISBN: 9781781361733 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
29,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£9.99
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Greek & Roman Myths

The dark forces of the ancient world were held at bay by the resourceful and emerging civilisations of Greece and Rome that formed the basis of Western culture, providing a tradition of fabulous tales that are retold in this new book.
ISBN: 9780857758194 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Guitar Chords

360 chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the guitar at any level. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, wiro book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9780857752635 - Series: Easy-to-Use
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Guitar Chords (eBook)

360 chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the guitar at any level. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, wiro book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783617067 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 illustrations - Electronic book text - Heavily Illustrated throughout
£5.99
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Guitar Chords (Pick Up and Play)

All the key chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the guitar at any level. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619207 - Series: Pick Up & Play
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99

Guitar Chords Made Easy

Introducing a major new feature for print books: sound! Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) an audio web site opens automatically. Straightforward, easy-to-use diagrams for beginners and intermediate players.
ISBN: 9780857757982 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Hair & Makeup: Fashion Girlz

A big pad of 400 practical tear-off sheets repeating 4 heads ready to coloured in and drawn over, using crayons, pencils or colouring pens.
ISBN: 9781847867230 - Series: Fashion Girlz Tear-off Pad
800 illustrations - 400 pages - Novelty book
£9.99
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Heroic Fantasy Short Stories

Somewhere between epic history, sword and sorcery and Tolkien-esque fantasy exists a thick vein of storytelling that would make Robert E Howard and H.G. Wells proud. We present a compilation of savage swordplay, and high magic, of daring deeds and gaudy battles, in a blazing mix of classic and brand new writing from terrific modern authors.
ISBN: 9781786644626 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Hieronymus Bosch Masterpieces of Art

Taking account of the latest research, this book gives an overview of what is known of this elusive painter, and reproduces his (and his followers') fantastical, wondrous art, from the apocalyptic Four Visions of the Hereafter to the famous Garden of Earthly Delights, as well as some stunning line drawings.
ISBN: 9781783619726 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

History of Art

From the Renaissance to the Baroque, from the Impressionists to the Surrealists, this book covers the range of popular Western art from the early medieval period. It is intended for the art lovers.
ISBN: 9781844513291 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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How to Draw Manga Made Easy

Manga styles have swept the internet, with comics, videos and imports flooding across Europe and America, inspiring a new generation of artists. Simple, accessible and using a range of artists the book covers How to Study and Copy the Top Artists, Character Design and Personality, Working with Body sizes and Head Counts, Drafting and Story Design.
ISBN: 9781783615926 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
20,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

How to Draw Manga Made Easy

Manga styles have swept the internet, with comics, videos and imports flooding across Europe and America, inspiring a new generation of artists. Simple, accessible and using a range of artists the book covers How to Study and Copy the Top Artists, Character Design and Personality, Working with Body sizes and Head Counts, Drafting and Story Design.
ISBN: 9781783619047 - Series: Made Easy (Art)
250 illustrations - 256 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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How To Play Classic Riffs

Every developing guitarist wants to be able to produce those amazing sounds familiar to so many people - the awesome solos and guitar virtuosity that are the signature of many songs. This songbook is suitable for those who can't get enough of those classic styles.
ISBN: 9781786642202 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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How To Play Electric Guitar

Contains the information the new or intermediate electric players need to perfect their playing of this vital instrument. It shows you how to use effects, how to adapt to stage and rehearsal amps, how to record the electric guitar at home on your computer and how to cope with cables, feedback and dodgy microphones while playing live on stage.
ISBN: 9781783618934 - Series: Easy-to-Use
350 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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How To Play Electric Guitar

Contains the information the new or intermediate electric players need to perfect their playing of this vital instrument. It shows you how to use effects, how to adapt to stage and rehearsal amps, how to record the electric guitar at home on your computer and how to cope with cables, feedback and dodgy microphones while playing live on stage.
ISBN: 9781847867162 - Series: Easy-to-Use
5,000 words - 350 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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How to Play Guitar (Pick Up & Play)

Expert advice containing everything the new or intermediate guitar player (acoustic or electric) needs to know to really get to grips with making music on this most popular of instruments. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619573 - Series: Pick Up & Play
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99

How to Play Piano & Keyboard (Pick Up & Play)

Expert advice made easy on notation, expression and technique for anyone learning or playing the piano or keyboard, either on their own or with a group. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619580 - Series: Pick Up & Play
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99

How To Read Music

A thorough, detailed guide on how to read music, providing everything you need to know, along with a compendium of additional information. Includes ‘Play Along’ sections containing simple, well-known examples of music. With helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical ringbound format.
ISBN: 9781847863058 - Series: Easy-to-Use
4,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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How to Read Music (Pick Up and Play)

The perfect companion to all of our Pick Up & Play series. Suitable for any age, it explains the essentials: pitch, treble clef, bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures, followed by practice pieces. Also features helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical format. Supported online.
ISBN: 9781783619962 - Series: Pick Up & Play
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral
£9.99

Impressionism

Bringing to life the work of artists such as Monet, Renoir and Pissarro, Impressionism takes the reader back to Nineteenth-century Paris to explore one of the most influential, lively and popular art movements in the history of art. A comprehensive, but accessible guide.
ISBN: 9781786647665 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Impressionists Masterpieces of Art

Bringing to life the gorgeous, inspiring art of Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro and their group, Impressionists takes the reader back to Nineteenth Century Paris to explore one of the most influential, and popular art movements in the history of painting. A handsome, hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781786641755 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Indian Myths

India, one of the great, ancient civilizations spawned a fascinating canon of myths and legends. With multiple gods, and a riot of colour and character this fantastic new book, explores the themes and landscapes that created the tales, and retells the stories of Krishna, Buddha and Shiva, and some of the many different versions of creation.
ISBN: 9781783614042 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Insects

Part of a series of identification guides designed to help you learn to spot and distinguish between varieties and species of animals and plants. This title features over 170 European insects with bitesize information on characteristics of adult and larvae, distribution and similar species.
ISBN: 9781844519200 - Series: Identification Guides
25,000 words - 200 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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J.M.W. Turner Masterpieces of Art

The English Romantic painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 1775–19 December 1851) was a brilliant landscape artist, a watercolourist and printmaker. This wonderful new book brings to life his greatest achievements in glorious colour.
ISBN: 9781781361931 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 122 pages - Electronic book text - Highly Illustrated
£4.99
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J.M.W. Turner Masterpieces of Art

The English Romantic painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 1775–19 December 1851) was a brilliant landscape artist, a watercolourist and printmaker. This wonderful new book brings to life his greatest achievements in glorious colour.
ISBN: 9781783612062 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

James Arthur

Full-colour illustrated ebook. The ninth winner of UK X-Factor, James Arthur’s debut single ‘Impossible’ has become the fastest-selling X Factor winner's single so far. Amazing images and inspirational text tell the story of James Arthur’s climb to fame.
ISBN: 9781781361504 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
6,000 words - 24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art

Woodblock printing is a traditional artistic medium in Japan renowned for its use in ukiyo-e prints. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction to Japanese woodblock art, Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works by artists such as Katsuhika Hokusai and Ando Hiroshige.
ISBN: 9781783612123 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

John Singer Sargent Masterpieces of Art

Featuring the luminescent, evocative art of Italian born, American painter John Singer Sargent, the celebrated of late nineteenth century portraitist of the wealthy and their privileged world. Renowned for his exquisite naturalism, this beautiful new book also offers his most delightful landscapes, travel scenes and watercolours.
ISBN: 9781786645463 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Kandinsky

Exploring the life and works of one of the most extraordinary painters of the last century, Kandinsky is a fascinating look at this most original of artists. From his early folk art to the abstract paintings he would become famous for, Kandinsky’s work and the life that informed it are celebrated in this beautiful book.
ISBN: 9781786644763 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Katy Perry

In the Top Ten on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, with millions of followers, Katy Perry is adored by a huge online community. If you love Katy then you gotta get this unofficial biography – the ultimate celebration of this girl’s talent, beauty and wow-factor, with lush pics and inspirational words.
ISBN: 9780857752802
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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Katy Perry: Rebel Dreamer

ISBN: 9781781360262 - Series: Pop Culture ebooks
100 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99

Led Zeppelin Revealed

Led Zeppelin's blend of rock and heavy metal with other genres of music such as blues, soul, folk, pop, Indian and Celtic ranks them as one of the all-time greatest bands. Taking a chronological look at their career, this work takes the reader from the heady days in 1968, up to 1980 when they became household names on both sides of the Atlantic.
ISBN: 9781844517336
25,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Left Hand Guitar Chords Made Easy

For the left hand guitarist, introducing a major new feature for print books: sound! Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) an audio web site opens automatically. Straightforward, easy-to-use diagrams for beginners and intermediate players.
ISBN: 9781783611256 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Lemons

Lemon juice is an unexpectedly good cleaning agent and odour-eater. If you are looking for an economical and environmentally-friendly way to clean around your house then try this magical, readily-available juice. This practical guide is packed with hundreds of tips for every household.
ISBN: 9780857752628
25,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9780857756190
33,000 words - 200 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9781783612789
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9781786645357 - Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Leonard Cohen

One of the most fascinating and respected singer/songwriters of all time, Leonard Cohen has built an audience across fifty years of music-making. This new book guides the reader from his first taste of success in his early thirties, to a position where classic tracks such as Hallelujah are covered by the top stars of every successive generation.
ISBN: 9781783613779 - Series: Pop, Rock & Entertainment
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Leonard Cohen

One of the most fascinating and respected singer/songwriters of all time, Leonard Cohen has built an audience across fifty years of music-making. This new book guides the reader from his first taste of success in his early thirties, to a position where classic tracks such as Hallelujah are covered by the top stars of every successive generation.
ISBN: 9781786642301 - Series: Pop, Rock & Entertainment
60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£4.99
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Little Mix

Full-colour illustrated ebook. As the first girl band to win The X Factor, Little Mix have achieved huge success in a short space of time, which surely means more good things are to come from the four-piece! Gorgeous pictures and inspirational text tell the story of the girls' rise to fame.
ISBN: 9781781361467 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
6,000 words - 24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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London

Take a virtual tour of London with this book. Divided into sections covering historical London, parks and gardens, landmarks, transport and much more – from Trafalgar Square to Charles Dickens’ house, the stunning photography and informative text make this the ideal gift or souvenir for Londonophiles.
ISBN: 9780857753748 - Series: Secrets & Celebrations
15,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - secrets format
£20.00
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Lost Worlds Short Stories

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, including Chilling Ghosts, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery this latest title is packed with dark valleys, high mountain passes, dinosaurs and dark creations. Contains a fabulous mix of classic authors, and brand new writing from the fresh talent of today.
ISBN: 9781786641816 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Making Music for Games

Aimed at teenagers and under 25s who make computer games, but often struggle to source music for their app. It focuses on how to create simple background music, using basic software like Garageband, to more sophisticated apps such as, Cubase etc. Also shows how to use stock libraries and samples, how to get hold of them, and use them effectively.
ISBN: 9781783619184 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Making Music for Games

Aimed at teenagers and under 25s who make computer games, but often struggle to source music for their app. It focuses on how to create simple background music, using basic software like Garageband, to more sophisticated apps such as, Cubase etc. Also shows how to use stock libraries and samples, how to get hold of them, and use them effectively.
ISBN: 9781786640925 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Mediterranean Cooking

Focuses on beautiful climes and their national cuisines. This title deals with the Mediterranean, the sea bordered by a wide variety of countries from Europe, Asia and Africa, all blessed with a climate conducive to the most mouthwatering of cuisines. It discusses each country in terms of its cuisine, history, culture, landscape and climate.
ISBN: 9781847865137
15,000 words - 300 illustrations - 204 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Mixing for Computer Musicians

This invaluable new guide covers all the basics to help you mix and master your music on your computer. It focuses on the basics, and all the useful software out there to help you get the job done, from free audio editing tools to the professional level modules found in Logic Pro and Pro Tools.
ISBN: 9781783614127 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Mixing for Computer Musicians

This invaluable new guide covers all the basics to help you mix and master your music on your computer. It focuses on the basics, and all the useful software out there to help you get the job done, from free audio editing tools to the professional level modules found in Logic Pro and Pro Tools.
ISBN: 9781786640888 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Murder Mayhem Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with hard-boiled detectives, monsters, psychopaths and a high body count, from classic authors and budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619870 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Murder Mayhem Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, this latest in the series is packed with hard-boiled detectives, monsters, psychopaths and a high body count, from classic authors and budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781786645128 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Music Manuscript with Musical Terms

Over 320 durable tear-out sheets with 12 staves per page, printed on both sides and sturdy backing board cover. Features a glossary of musical terms and symbols (notation, values, rests, time signatures etc.). Easy to learn and refresh your memory. Perfect for study and quick reference.
ISBN: 9781786641984
10 words - 400 pages - Sheet music - Blank staff lines for your notation
£9.99

Music Theory for Computer Musicians

Having an understanding of the fundamentals of traditional music theory will help you take your computer music to higher levels, and work with others. This accessible new guide equips you with the basics in a clear, easy-to-understand way, covering everything from the notes and notation, scales, rhythm and tempo, intervals, meter and chords.
ISBN: 9781783614134 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
12,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Music Theory for Computer Musicians

Having an understanding of the fundamentals of traditional music theory will help you take your computer music to higher levels, and work with others. This accessible new guide equips you with the basics in a clear, easy-to-understand way, covering everything from the notes and notation, scales, rhythm and tempo, intervals, meter and chords.
ISBN: 9781786640871 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99
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Myths & Legends

Creation myths, quests, the eternal battle between good and evil, these are some of the classic tales that feed the ravenous beast of modern culture. This new book brings to life the myths and legends of eight intriguing traditions: Native American, Chinese, Celtic, Scottish, Greek, Viking, Indian and African.
ISBN: 9780857758491 - Series: Definitive Myths & Tales
10 illustrations - 512 pages - Hardback - Royal. Foiled jacket.
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Myths of Babylon

Here we find humankind battling with the elements in the flood myth, a grim creation story and the great Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the earliest recorded literary treasures. Babylon, a powerful city state in 1800 BC was a centre of spiritual, economic and military power, each represented in the fragments and myths of this book of classic tales.
ISBN: 9781786647634 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Native American Myths

The Algonquins, Iroquois and The Last of the Mohicans – the tribes of North America and their folk tales are deeply fascinating because they are unique amongst the mythologies of the world. The retold tales collected for this new book celebrate the diverse tribal vision of a rich and powerful tradition that still resonates today.
ISBN: 9780857758217 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Norse Myths

The Viking gods fought a constant battle with nature. Odin, Thor and Loki are just some of the familiar characters that maintain an influence over us today through movies, TV series and comics to great fiction and epic poetry. This fabulous new book offers all the main tales with an introduction to the characters and the land that inspired them.
ISBN: 9780857758200 - Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
90,000 words - 10 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Olly Murs

Full-colour illustrated ebook. Everyone’s best loved cheeky chappy, Olly Murs was the X Factor runner up in 2009. With three studio albums under his belt as well as countless top ten hits Olly is also popular on the other side of the Atlantic. Cute pictures and absorbing text tell the inspirational story of Olly Murs.
ISBN: 9781781361481 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
6,000 words - 24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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Origins of Modern Art

The roots of Modern Art can be seen in the wild paintings of Turner, but it took the Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites to break the classical mode until the final blows were dealt by Kandinsky, Klee and Picasso. Once unleashed modernism fragmented into many different forms, each of which are explored in this powerful, illustrated new book.
ISBN: 9781783616107 - Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Heavily Illustrated throughout
£20.00

Paul Gauguin Masterpieces of Art

Gauguin began his artistic life as an Impressionist in Paris, but yearning for a wider world view he experimented with decorative art and bright colours to create a form of Symbolism. He painted briefly with Van Gogh but was strongly drawn by the “otherness” of the South Pacific which has secured him a unique place in the history of art.
ISBN: 9781786645586 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Piano & Keyboard Chords

Organized as a chord per spread, for the left and right hands, this is a handy, comprehensive reference for jazz, pop, rock and soul musicians playing the piano or keyboard at various levels. It teaches yourself the essential piano chords, and more.
ISBN: 9780857752642 - Series: Easy-to-Use
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Piano & Keyboard Chords

Organized as a chord per spread, for the left and right hands, this is a handy, comprehensive reference for jazz, pop, rock and soul musicians playing the piano or keyboard at various levels. It teaches yourself the essential piano chords, and more.
ISBN: 9781783618941 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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Piano and Keyboard Chords Made Easy

Introducing a major new feature for print books: sound! Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) an audio web site opens automatically. Straightforward, easy-to-use diagrams for beginners and intermediate players.
ISBN: 9780857757999 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Piano Chords (Pick Up & Play)

All the key chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the piano or keyboard, jazz, rock, folk, pop or musical theatre. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619214 - Series: Pick Up & Play
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99

Pirates & Ghosts Short Stories

A powerful new addition to the bestselling Gothic Fantasy series of new writing and classic stories. With tales of pirates, deathly fogs and ferocious rocks, these dark tales of the haunted mind, trapped like ghosts at sea, are sure to entertain and enthrall.
ISBN: 9781786645562 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Play Flamenco

Originating from Andalusia in Spain, Flamenco music embodies a complex musical and cultural tradition. This book presents the elements of this passionate and beautiful music on guitar. It helps you discover the background and spirit of flamenco, the hand and seating positions, and the technique, and introduces different palos or styles.
ISBN: 9781786642226 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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Play Flamenco

Originating from Andalusia in Spain, Flamenco music embodies a complex musical and cultural tradition. This book presents the elements of this passionate and beautiful music on guitar. It helps you discover the background and spirit of flamenco, the hand and seating positions, and the technique, and introduces different palos or styles.
ISBN: 9781844518630 - Series: Easy-to-Use
4,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Play Guitar Made Easy

Features everything the new or intermediate guitar player needs to know to get to grips with making music on this popular instrument and leads you from the basics – how to strum, pick and play simple chords– through the various elements of playing rhythm and melodies, to more complicated chords and tunings. Features extensive online links.
ISBN: 9780857758002 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Post-Impressionists

Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and others began as Impressionists but soon extended their explorations of the world around them to create highly personal work. Their delightful and evocative masterpieces are celebrated in this gorgeous new book.
ISBN: 9781786645425 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces

Brings together 100 of the best works by Rossetti, Burne-Jones, Hughes and other artists from the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, preceded by an introduction to the movement, lives, art and times. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9780857752512 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Hardback
£14.99
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Pre-Raphaelites Masterpieces of Art

The Pre-Raphaelites, earlier known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, were a society of English artists. Their name was a reference to their rejection of the Renaissance master Raphael and the immensely popular classical poses. Their integral and controversial movement is explored in this beautifully illustrated new book. 
ISBN: 9781783613595 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Queen

Queen is an unofficial, intriguing review of one of the world's most successful rock bands of all time. Covering all the major events in their long career this great new book is accompanied by revealing and evocative images of the band.
ISBN: 9781783613069 - Series: Pop, Rock & Entertainment
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Queen (eBook)

Queen is an unofficial, intriguing review of one of the world's most successful rock bands of all time. Covering all the major events in their long career this great new book is accompanied by revealing and evocative images of the band.
ISBN: 9781781362013 - Series: Rock Icons
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£4.99
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Reading Music Made Easy

The perfect companion to other titles in our Music Made Easy series. Suitable for any age, it explains the essentials: pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures, followed by practice pieces. Features helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical format. Supported online.
ISBN: 9780857758026 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Rita Ora

Full-colour illustrated ebook. With her debut album ‘Ora’ taking the top spot, Rita has supported Coldplay on tour and been a guest judge on talent show The X Factor. With stunning images and text, everyone is sure to love Rita Ora: an unofficial biography!
ISBN: 9781781361498 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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Rolling Stones Revealed

The Rolling Stones have established themselves as living legends: touring and recording, they have survived departures and illness to remain one of the world's most popular bands, always topping best band or best album polls. Organised by year, this book covers the major events in their long career, since their first signing with Decca in 1963.
ISBN: 9781844517329 - Series: Revealed
25,000 words - 150 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Scales & Modes

A guide for musicians of various genres and players of various instruments. It features 31 of the most commonly used scales and modes in each of the 12 keys.
ISBN: 9781786642219 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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Scales & Modes

A guide for musicians of various genres and players of various instruments. It features 31 of the most commonly used scales and modes in each of the 12 keys.
ISBN: 9781847866547 - Series: Easy-to-Use
4,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Scales and Modes Made Easy

A guide for musicians of various genres and players of various instruments. It features the 20 most commonly used scales and modes in each of the 12 keys. perfect for composition and improvisation in a band setting. For all styles of music. Supported online.
ISBN: 9780857758033 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Scales for Great Solos (Pick Up and Play)

All great solos have their roots in scales. A solid grounding across the keys – knowing your Harmonic Minor from your Melodic, understanding the diffference between a Pentatonic Major or Minor scale – with practice for good muscle memory will make your guitar sing like a guitar hero’s! With notation and TAB.
ISBN: 9781786645548 - Series: Pick Up & Play
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99

Science Fiction Movie Posters

From classic Star Wars and Blade Runner all the way back to The Day the Earth Stood Still sf movie posters have flickered across our consciousness since the early 50s. This new book features a quirky selection of what we think are the best. You won't agree, but you'll enjoy the ride!
ISBN: 9781783615940 - Series: Movie Poster Masterpieces
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Science Fiction Short Stories

A deluxe edition of super-charged, original and classic short stories. Dystopia, Post-Apocalypse, time travel, robots and more this brilliant collection brings together the best of today's writers with an eclectic range of sf masters including H. Rider Haggard, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Philip Frances Nowlan, Edward Page Mitchell and Jack London.
ISBN: 9781783616503 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Science Fiction Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. A deluxe edition of super-charged, original and classic short stories. Dystopia, Post-Apocalypse, time travel, robots and more this brilliant collection brings together the best of today's writers with an eclectic range of sf masters including H. Rider Haggard, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Edward Page Mitchell and Jack London.
ISBN: 9781786645104 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Shakespeare On Love

Shakespeare can always be one of the most popular playwrights and poets, not least because he was able to get at the heart of human nature. This book presents a selection of his sonnets, poems and extracts from plays, grouped by the different moods, forms and treatments of love, from passionate young love to lost or embittered love
ISBN: 9781781361825 - Series: Gift Books
4,000 words - 50 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout.
£2.49
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Sherlock Holmes Short Stories

Inspiring a long line of detective stories and Whodunnits, Conan Doyle’s enigmatic anti-hero Sherlock Holmes is a constant feature on TV and movie screens, with new audio and radio shows joining the frenzy. The Holmes tales have earned their place amongst the most influential of popular fantasy, crime and gothic stories.
ISBN: 9781786645449 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Simple Ukulele Chords

180 chords, arranged by key, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for learners of all ages. A no-nonsense, easy to carry, wiro book that will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag. Organised with Essential, Useful and Occasional chords, and an introduction to strumming, ukulele types and a simple guide to understanding chords.
ISBN: 9781783613168 - Series: Easy-to-Use
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99

Simple Ukulele Chords

180 chords, arranged by key, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for learners of all ages. A no-nonsense, easy to carry, wiro book that will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag. Organised with Essential, Useful and Occasional chords, and an introduction to strumming, ukulele types and a simple guide to understanding chords.
ISBN: 9781786642158 - Series: Easy-to-Use
384 words - 384 illustrations - Electronic book text
£5.99

Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Finding the right rhyme can be excruciating, songwriters too often choosing ridiculous words in desperation. This resource is suitable for a budding songwriter or even an experienced lyricist with writer's block. It features tips on songwriting, and focuses on the types of rhyme and assonance for a range of popular styles.
ISBN: 9781786642196 - Series: Easy-to-Use
30 illustrations - 384 pages - Electronic book text
£5.99
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Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Finding the right rhyme can be excruciating, songwriters too often choosing ridiculous words in desperation. This resource is suitable for a budding songwriter or even an experienced lyricist with writer's block. It features tips on songwriting, and focuses on the types of rhyme and assonance for a range of popular styles.
ISBN: 9781847867186 - Series: Easy-to-Use
4,000 words - 30 illustrations - 384 pages - Spiral bound
£9.99
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Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary Made Easy

Finding the right rhyme can be excruciating, songwriters too often choosing ridiculous words in desperation. This resource is suitable for a budding songwriter or even an experienced lyricist with writer's block. It features tips on songwriting, and focuses on the types of rhyme and assonance for a range of popular styles.
ISBN: 9781783612673 - Series: Music Made Easy
10,000 words - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Steampunk

Imagine a world where steam is the main source of power, but the attitudes are distinctly futuristic – the romance of the past meets the technology of the future. Steampunk is a subculture on the rise and this is the book to show the art, the movies and the fashion.
ISBN: 9781783611225 - Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Step-by-Step Google Apps

Google apps are an amazing set of online tools for word processing, spreadsheets, email, storage and more, accessible online, on mobile devices and across multiple locations. Learn how to make the best of this cloud-based offer, with its deep integrations with the world’s most popular search engine Google (!), YouTube and Google Plus.
ISBN: 9781786641977 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback
£7.99

Step-by-Step Google Apps

Google apps are an amazing set of online tools for word processing, spreadsheets, email, storage and more, accessible online, on mobile devices and across multiple locations. Learn how to make the best of this cloud-based offer, with its deep integrations with the world’s most popular search engine Google (!), YouTube and Google Plus.
ISBN: 9781786645715 - Series: Everyday Guides Made Easy
120 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text
£3.99

Street Art

Over 140 photographs of expressive and unconventional street art images from around the world, as well as a fascinating discussion of the styles, techniques and inspirations of both infamous artists and unknown talents. Street Art is a fantastic foray into the unique and extremely creative world of this art form.
ISBN: 9781783612697 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Street Art (eBook)

Over 140 photographs of expressive and unconventional street art images from around the world, as well as a fascinating discussion of the styles, techniques and inspirations of both infamous artists and unknown talents. Street Art is a fantastic foray into the unique and extremely creative world of this art form.
ISBN: 9781781362006 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£9.99
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Supernatural Horror Short Stories

Another dark tome of terror to follow in the footsteps of our wildly successful Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror, Science Fiction, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with budding new authors from around the world.
ISBN: 9781786641823 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Swords & Steam Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with swashbuckling, steam-punk and alt-history adventures, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619979 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Swords & Steam Short Stories

Best on Kindle Fire. Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, this latest in the series is packed with swashbuckling, steam-punk and alt-history adventures, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781786645135 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
25 illustrations - 480 pages - Electronic book text
£12.00
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Tattoo Art (eBook)

Over 140 photographs full of character and attitude showcase the many styles of tattoo, while a fascinating discussion of tattooing as cultural phenomenon and art form runs alongside. Feature spreads are dispersed throughout dedicated to talented tattoo artists, with photographs showing the progression of pieces from design to finished tattoo.
ISBN: 9781781361870 - Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£9.99
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Taylor Swift

Full-colour illustrated ebook. Country music sensation Taylor Swift is one of the most accomplished singer/songwriters to recently storm the charts.  Stunning pictures and inspirational text tell the remarkable story of Taylor Swift.



ISBN: 9781781361429 - Series: Fans, Celebrity, Pop
6,000 words - 24 illustrations - 48 pages - Electronic book text
£2.49
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Taylor Swift

Talented and gorgeous, Swift is no stranger to winning awards, from Academy of Country Music Awards to Grammys, with massive hits such as ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’. Stunning pictures and inspirational text tell the remarkable story of Taylor Swift.
ISBN: 9781781361962 - Series: Pop Icons
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Electronic book text - Heavily illustrated throughout
£4.99
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Taylor Swift (Updated)

Talented and gorgeous, Swift is no stranger to winning awards, from Academy of Country Music Awards to Grammys, with massive hits such as ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’. Stunning pictures and inspirational text tell the remarkable story of Taylor Swift in this updated, unofficial biography.
ISBN: 9781783613120
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Taylor Swift, I love You

Taylor Swift, I Love You is an unofficial biography by Alice Hudson, the perfect complement to Taylor's new album '1989'. Talented and gorgeous, Swift is no stranger to winning awards: Hudson’s inspirational text tells the remarkable story of this country and pop sensation.
ISBN: 9781783615964 - Series: Digital First
10,000 words - Electronic book text - Biography, life story
£1.49
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The Definitive Guitar Handbook

A resource for those who want to get to grips with playing the guitar. It is packed with practical advice on how to tackle the basics, such as simple chords and finger-picking, right through to more complex power chords, slurs, bends and slides. It also includes tips on stagecraft and performing live as well as step-by-step guitar maintenance
ISBN: 9781847863911
85,000 words - 1,000 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£20.00
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The Definitive Guitar Handbook (2017 Updated)

Updated with new diagrams and links. A best-selling one-stop resource packed with practical advice on how to tackle the basics, such as simple chords and finger-picking, right through to more complex power chords, slurs, bends and slides. The galleries of guitars and guitarists, the chord dictionary and scales all comprehensively updated.
ISBN: 9781786645395
85,000 words - 1,000 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£20.00

The House on the Borderland

Cited by H.P. Lovecraft as ‘perhaps the greatest of all Mr. Hodgson's works’, this tale of a deserted house in Ireland hints at a terrifying evil. At each turn of the page, horrors begin to unfold, monsters are revealed and new dimensions exposed.
ISBN: 9781783612369 - Series: Fantastic Fiction
3 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

The Illustrated Book of Zen

Zen is a way of life and this inspirational new book, with beautiful illustrations, poetry and still-pointed text discusses Zen's origins in Buddhism, how to achieve enlightenment through meditation and contemplation, and even how to cook in the spirit of Zen. It's a beautifully bound and illustrated and perfect as a companion as well as a gift.
ISBN: 9781783614011 - Series: Foiled Gift Books
15,000 words - 90 illustrations - 160 pages - Hardback - foil, embossed cover, with ribbon markers in a deluxe binding
£9.99

The Illustrated Complete Works of Shakespeare

Whether through an admiration instilled at school or discovered with passion later in life, William Shakespeare inhabits us all. This title presents Shakespeare's plays, sonnets and poems.
ISBN: 9781847869944 - Series: Definitive
988,000 words - 100 illustrations - 464 pages - Hardback
£30.00
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The Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Now back in print, this book features examples of work by all the key artists and offers an comprehensive overview of the movement.
ISBN: 9781786644800 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has seen the country through the upheavals of over half a century and, despite peaks and troughs, her popularity is greater than ever. A timely celebration of the nation’s treasured monarch, whose Diamond Jubilee takes place in June, this lavishly illustrated guide takes you through the decades.
ISBN: 9780857753731 - Series: Secrets & Celebrations
15,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - secrets format
£20.00
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

In Robert Louis Stevenson’s suspense-filled masterpiece of horror, a repulsive, shameless creature stalks the streets and he’s getting harder to control. The charming Dr Jekyll couldn’t be more different to the violent and depraved Mr Hyde – until, that is, he takes a potion of his own concoction which allows him to embrace his darker side.
ISBN: 9781783612413 - Series: Fantastic Fiction
3 illustrations - 224 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99

Time Travel Short Stories

From H.G.Wells, Jules Verne and Edward Page Mitchell stories of travelling back and forth in time have brought us ancient and future civilisations, terrifying visions and cautionary tales. Our successful Gothic and Fantasy deluxe edition short story series brings you a constellation of classic and new writing with authors from around the world.
ISBN: 9781786644633 - Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Ukulele Chords Made Easy

Features everything the new or intermediate ukulele player needs to know to get to grips with making music on this instrument and leads you from the basics – how to strum, pick and play simple chords– through the various elements of playing rhythm and melodies, to more complicated chords and tunings. Features extensive online links.
ISBN: 9781783613175 - Series: Music Made Easy
30,000 words - 250 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Vampires

The launch of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books and the blockbuster movies brought a storm of interest in the gothic to the willing minds of an entire generation of young adults. The lure of the forbidden, romantic imagination is boldy brought to life in this beautiful new book.
ISBN: 9780857759924 - Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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Van Gogh

A stunning exploration of the life and work of one of the world’s most extraordinary, albeit misunderstood artists. From his early draughtsmanship and Dutch landscapes through his Parisian Impressionist phase to his final, unique paintings, every facet of his life is celebrated through a carefully selected range of famous and lesser-known pieces.
ISBN: 9781786644817 - Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the world's greatest painters. Presenting Van Gogh's letters to his brother Theo, this book lets you discover the true depth of the artist's thoughts, beliefs, ambitions and his struggle with his mental illness.
ISBN: 9781847869920 - Series: Masterworks
40,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Will & Kate

Will & Kate: A Royal Family is the ultimate celebration of the world’s favourite couple. Discover the fairy tale through the story of their courtship, wedding and marriage told alongside inspirational and beautiful photography – revel in the romance, the outfits, the fantasy.
ISBN: 9780857753724
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - 'For the Love of...' format
£9.99
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William Morris

William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents, being an architect, writer, social campaigner, artist and, with his Kelmscott Press, an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. This book offers a survey of his life and work alongside some of his finest decorative work.
ISBN: 9781847867131 - Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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William Morris Masterpieces of Art

William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents and an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. William Morris Masterpieces of Art offers a survey of his life and work alongside stunning decorative works.
ISBN: 9781783612130 - Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

World Art

Offers an introduction to art and its appreciation, with over 350 colour illustrations of works by important artists from all over the world. This book reveals the development of art over the centuries. It is supplemented with sections on Art Movements and Painting Techniques, and is suitable for art enthusiasts of any level of knowledge.
ISBN: 9781844515646 - Series: Definitive
130,000 words - 400 illustrations - 448 pages - Hardback
£30.00

Wuthering Heights

A powerful gothic tale of passion, romance and unrequited love where the doomed love of Catherine and Heathcliff is played out in a capricious landscape. With its bold emotions, strident language, agonising deaths and the psychological self-torture, the tortured lovers suffer a fate that consigns them to an eternity of pain.
ISBN: 9780857754295 - Series: Fantastic Fiction
3 illustrations - 288 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Zombies

Zombies continue to fascinate with major film releases World War Z and television series 'The Walking Dead' and 'In The Flesh'. This exciting book celebrates the rise of the zombie in media and culture, alongside an eye-grabbing selection of artworks.
ISBN: 9780857759931 - Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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