Humour & Gift (513)

The Wild Side

ISBN: 9781849539791

Author: Steve English    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

In 2009 scientists discovered dolphins playing football with jelly fish off the coast of Wales.  Some believe they have been playing this game for hundreds, if...


In 2009 scientists discovered dolphins playing football with jelly fish off the coast of Wales.  Some believe they have been playing this game for hundreds, if not thousands of years. This was not news to Football Earth; in fact what is certain is that it’s not only dolphins that are football fans but the entire animal kingdom! In over 100 cartoons, Football Earth showcases the secret sporting life of our feathered, finned and furry friends. Meet characters such as Alan Sheared and Rover of the Rovers, and teams including Man Ewe and Crawley Town, in a collection that’s sure to delight all fans of the natural game.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 149 x 195 mm


Publication Date: 07-02-2017


$24.99
Man Facts

ISBN: 9781849539852

Author: Dan Bridges    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

It’s time to celebrate your inner geek with this treasure trove of lists and prime cuts of knowledge. Time to brush up on what you’d forgotten or misremembe...


It’s time to celebrate your inner geek with this treasure trove of lists and prime cuts of knowledge. Time to brush up on what you’d forgotten or misremembered, and discover what you never had a clue was true. Ranging across history, science and the natural world, taking in sport, film, food and much more, Man Facts gives you a wealth of up-to-date stats and eye-opening trivia that will make you a general-knowledge genius, or at least help you nail your next pub quiz. Dig in.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 07-02-2017


Tags: May 2017   Education   Humour & Gift
$27.99
Believe and Achieve

ISBN: 9781849539838

Author: Chris Naylor    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Supercharge your confidence and upgrade your ‘win’ with this collection of motivational quotations from the world’s most eminent businesspeople, politicia...


Supercharge your confidence and upgrade your ‘win’ with this collection of motivational quotations from the world’s most eminent businesspeople, politicians, writers, entrepreneurs and honest-to-goodness ass-kickers. Whether you’re the head of a company, a budding business starter or an aspiring leader of the future, this book will show you the way to success.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 116 x 146 mm


Publication Date: 06-02-2017


$19.99
Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from 1894

ISBN: 9781849539760

Author: SUMMERSDALE    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

In 1894, Ruth Smythers, ‘Beloved wife of The Reverend L. D. Smythers’, wrote:  ‘One cardinal rule of marriage should never be forgotten: give little, giv...


In 1894, Ruth Smythers, ‘Beloved wife of The Reverend L. D. Smythers’, wrote:  ‘One cardinal rule of marriage should never be forgotten: give little, give seldom and, above all, give grudgingly…’  The Methodist wife didn’t intend to be amusing, but this brief treatise written for young brides is side-splitting today and an eye-opener to how our love lives have changed in just over a century. 


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 12-01-2017


$12.99
For the Love of Football

ISBN: 9781786850096

Author: Johnny Morgan    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

From the humble beginnings of Notts County football club in 1862 to the technical heights of the game that we watch today, football is a sport treasured by mill...


From the humble beginnings of Notts County football club in 1862 to the technical heights of the game that we watch today, football is a sport treasured by millions of people across the globe. Packed with facts and trivia, this miscellany takes you on a tour through the origins of the game, its key players and famous rivalries, and the triumphs and scandals that colour its history. Whether you’re a new fan, a keen player or an avid spectator, For the Love of Football is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of the beautiful game.  


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 04-04-2017


$24.99
For the Love of Rugby

ISBN: 9781849539999

Author: Steven Gauge    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Did You Know… Who won 152–0 in 2002, the largest margin of victory in an international fixture? The stories behind rugby’s best nicknames, like ‘Suitcas...


Did You Know… Who won 152–0 in 2002, the largest margin of victory in an international fixture? The stories behind rugby’s best nicknames, like ‘Suitcase’, ‘Raspberry’ and ‘The Fun Bus’? How the first-ever ‘own try’ was scored in 2014? It may not always be beautiful, but rugby is a glorious game. Whether you’re a devoted fan, a keen player or a complete newcomer, there’s no other sport where titans clash with so much heart and soul. Bringing together history, trivia, amusing anecdotes and fresh insights, this handy volume will be your sweet chariot through the world of the oval ball.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$24.99
Gift to Self

ISBN: 9781786850027

Author: SUMMERSDALE    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Give someone you care about permission to enjoy a little ‘me time’. Whether it’s taking a long, indulgent bath or getting out and about, this book of brig...


Give someone you care about permission to enjoy a little ‘me time’. Whether it’s taking a long, indulgent bath or getting out and about, this book of bright ideas invites them to delight in life’s simple pleasures.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 64


Dimensions: 148 x 105 mm


$22.99
Mr and Mrs Vouchers

ISBN: 9781849539951

Author: SUMMERSDALE    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Feel like newlyweds with this romantic book of vouchers for husbands and wives; from sweet gestures to tempting treats, this is the gift that will keep you hone...


Feel like newlyweds with this romantic book of vouchers for husbands and wives; from sweet gestures to tempting treats, this is the gift that will keep you honeymooning for years to come!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 64


Dimensions: 105 x 148 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$19.99
Life Hacks for Parents

ISBN: 9781786850003

Author: Dan Marshall    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a seasoned pro, you’ll know that parenting is a job full of challenges, and with no time off for good behaviour. But ...


Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a seasoned pro, you’ll know that parenting is a job full of challenges, and with no time off for good behaviour. But take heart and dive into Life Hacks for Parents, your handy guide to making it all that little bit easier. Covering everything from nifty storage hacks to clever cleaning solutions, ideas to make your home safer and suggestions for fun stuff too, this book of hacks will provide you with all the time-saving tips you need, so you’ve got more time to enjoy with your family. Once you hack, you won’t look back!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$27.99
The Little Book of Astrology

ISBN: 9781849539746

Author: Marion Williamson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Are you as stubborn as a ram? Can you see both sides of an argument in a balanced way? Do you often find yourself swimming in circles while trying to make a dec...


Are you as stubborn as a ram? Can you see both sides of an argument in a balanced way? Do you often find yourself swimming in circles while trying to make a decision? These character traits could actually be written in the stars. The Little Book of Astrology delves into each of the astrological signs and shows you how to interpret the cosmos, not only day-to-day but far ahead into the future. Let this book shine a light on how the stars can reveal a deeper understanding of ourselves and others.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 120 x 158 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$22.99
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