Humour & Gift (561)

Hints on Health From the Victorians

ISBN: 9781849532440

Author: Constance Moore    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

To ease the pain of teething, hang a dead mole around the neck of your baby…

If all medicinal concoctions fail, the next best thing is to pray. I...


To ease the pain of teething, hang a dead mole around the neck of your baby…

If all medicinal concoctions fail, the next best thing is to pray. If praying also fails, have the offending limb amputated and hope that the instrument in use has been sterilised well.

For tips on how to cure a cold, avoid being flustered by flu, and curb the torment of teething, look no further than this miscellany of hints on health from the Victorians.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 72


Dimensions: 70 x 113 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2012


$11.99
Surprising Stuff About Humans

ISBN: 9780473238957

Author: Ralph Brown    Publisher: Media Associates

How much do you really know about human behaviour and emotions?
Love, lust and romance; working together; men and women; persuasion; truth and lies; our e...


How much do you really know about human behaviour and emotions?
Love, lust and romance; working together; men and women; persuasion; truth and lies; our emotions; our amazing brains; how rational are we?; weird stuff.

Try these questions on your colleagues, friends and family:
Is it true that women talk more than men?
How can you encourage more creaativity in your office?
Can you make your baby more intelligent by playing Mozart?
It's your first date. Should you talk about movies or travel?
What's the best way to hear your cellphone at a noisy party?
Would a woman or a man be more likely to comply with a sign, 'Please wash hands'?
... and many more.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 120


Dimensions: 144 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 31-03-2013


$24.99
Bake Yourself Happy

ISBN: 9781849534260

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

We all know that baked treats can warm our hearts as well as our stomachs, and that everything tastes better when you’ve made it yourself. This collection of ...


We all know that baked treats can warm our hearts as well as our stomachs, and that everything tastes better when you’ve made it yourself. This collection of delicious recipes is peppered with thoughtful quotes and bursting with fail-safe pick-me-ups, from piping-hot pies to sinful double-chocolate muffins. Bake these recipes and be down in the dumplings no more!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2013


$17.99 $9.00
Get Well Soon

ISBN: 9781849534208

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

When we’re under the weather, few things are as comforting as the kind words of friends, family and colleagues; they give us strength and courage, and they br...


When we’re under the weather, few things are as comforting as the kind words of friends, family and colleagues; they give us strength and courage, and they brighten our day. This cheering collection of quotes is just what the doctor ordered to warm the heart and lift the spirits.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2013


$14.99 $7.50
On Your Birthday

ISBN: 9781849534840

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

“Life is just one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” Ronald Reagan Alongside the gifts and cake, your birthday is a time to reflect on the happy years ...


“Life is just one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” Ronald Reagan Alongside the gifts and cake, your birthday is a time to reflect on the happy years of your life so far and to look forward to what’s to come. This collection of joyful and thoughtful quotations is an ideal gift and keepsake for anyone celebrating their birthday.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2013


$14.99 $7.50
On Your Retirement

ISBN: 9781849534215

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Ah, retirement! At last you’re escaping the trials and tribulations of work and you have all the time in the world to do the things you enjoy. This collection...


Ah, retirement! At last you’re escaping the trials and tribulations of work and you have all the time in the world to do the things you enjoy. This collection of inspiring and witty quotations is the perfect gift for anyone launching into the fun and freedom of retired life.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2013


$14.99 $7.50
Hints on Cookery From The Victorians

ISBN: 9781849532464

Author: Constance Moore    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife’s badly cooked dinners and untidy ways…

Mothe...


I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife’s badly cooked dinners and untidy ways…

Mothers, in order to stretch your limited food sources, implore your children to chew very carefully and slowly and they will therefore require much less food.

For tips on how to be a goddess of domesticity, a modern-day Beeton and a purveyor of familial joy, dive into this miscellany of hints on cookery from the Victorians.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 72


Dimensions: 70 x 113 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2012


$11.99
Fifty Thrifty Tips for your Dream Wedding

ISBN: 9781849533874

Author: Vicky Edwards    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Do you dream of your perfect wedding, but want to make it happen without breaking the bank? Then this is the book for you. Packed with clever DIY suggestions fo...


Do you dream of your perfect wedding, but want to make it happen without breaking the bank? Then this is the book for you. Packed with clever DIY suggestions for everything from the invites to the venue, this little guide will ease your planning woes and help you create a thrifty and fabulous wedding you will never forget!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 116 x 182 mm


Publication Date: 12-04-2013


$24.99
For A Marvellous Mum

ISBN: 9781849533522

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease. Lisa Alther Say thank you to someone special with this fun and stylish book pack...


Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease. Lisa Alther Say thank you to someone special with this fun and stylish book packed full of lovingly selected quotations and grateful words for a MARVELLOUS MUM


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Publication Date: 07-01-2013


$14.99
Good Luck

ISBN: 9781849533386

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

These attractive little books, with their on-trend modern classic styling are the perfect way to show how much you care.

We all need a little bit o...


These attractive little books, with their on-trend modern classic styling are the perfect way to show how much you care.

We all need a little bit of luck now and then; full of advice, good-luck traditions and inspiring quotations, this book is the perfect gift for anyone who needs Lady Luck on their side.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 20-01-2013


$14.99
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