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How To Write Like A Bestselling Author

ISBN: 9781786850386

Author: Tony Rossiter   

Who hasn’t dreamt of writing a bestseller? Illuminating the best-known works of 50 celebrated authors, writing coach Tony Rossiter shows you exactly how they ...


Who hasn’t dreamt of writing a bestseller? Illuminating the best-known works of 50 celebrated authors, writing coach Tony Rossiter shows you exactly how they achieved their phenomenal success. With an expert eye he explains how each author began writing, and examines their style, techniques and routine for insights into their art. Imitating the methods – rather than the content – of a favourite writer is an excellent apprenticeship for anyone who wants to master the craft of writing. And it’s how many of the most successful authors began. If you want to write a bestseller, this guide will set you on the path to success.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 148 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 10-08-2017


$34.99
The Suburban Chicken

ISBN: 9781620081976

Author: Kristina Mercedes Urquhart    Publisher: Companion House

With more and more city dwellers and suburbanites embracing the notion of getting back to basics and living simpler, more rustic lives, it’s no surprise that ...


With more and more city dwellers and suburbanites embracing the notion of getting back to basics and living simpler, more rustic lives, it’s no surprise that the popularity of backyard chicken keeping has skyrocketed in recent years. Whether for enjoyment as pets or for the convenience of farm-fresh eggs right outside your door, chicken keeping can be an easy and fun step on the road to more sustainable, ecologically friendly living. Written by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart, The Suburban Chicken shares the author’s knowledge on general chicken husbandry, profiles of 20 suitable breeds for suburban living, how to provide your birds with optimal accommodations, and the healthcare needs of chickens, among other important topics about which prospective chicken owners should be familiar. INSIDE SUBURBAN CHICKEN: •The benefits and enjoyment of keeping chickens as pets. •Considerations for would-be chicken keepers, including local ordinances, space requirements, initial and ongoing expenses, and preparing the home and family. •Favorite standard-size, bantam, and egg-laying breeds for metropolitan and family living. •Hatching eggs and raising chicks. •Coop styles and descriptions of all equipment that a budding chicken keeper needs, as well as a chapter dedicated to keeping chickens safe from predators. •Preventive care and optimal diets for healthy, hardy birds. •Raising chickens for eggs: the science behind egg production, how to properly handle and store fresh eggs, and the differences between store-bought and homegrown eggs, as well as some exciting recipes for your bounty.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 178 x 230 mm


$39.99
Pony Care

ISBN: 9781910016305

Author: Alison Pocklington    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Pony Care: A complete guide to buying and caring for your first pony will appeal to both owners and their parents. It has been cleverly written by Alison Pockli...


Pony Care: A complete guide to buying and caring for your first pony will appeal to both owners and their parents. It has been cleverly written by Alison Pocklington, who has previously been awarded the Horse and Hound Groom of the Year and published the very successful first book, The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care and Grooming. Now, as the mum of a horse-mad child and riding instructor to many, Alison is only too aware of the pitfalls of finding the right horse or pony to match the rider. This great little book offers sound practical and in-depth advice, tips and guides to get horse and pony ownership off on the right foot. Most children who learn to ride dream of owning their own pony. Pony Care offers parents an in-depth guide for what is actually involved in successfully buying, owning and caring for a pony. With advice on finding the right pony, buying the necessary equipment, livery options, daily care, feeding, shoeing, health, exercise and, when the time comes, how to go about selling the pony. Common mistakes can be made when there is a lack of knowledge or experience, in seeking the wrong advice or being in too much of a hurry. Alison Pocklington shares a wealth of experience complete with tips and checklists. 'This book is a MUST HAVE for anyone who has had the tireless and repetitive call to buy from their pony-mad child.' - Lucinda Green MBE


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 31-07-2018


$49.99
Miniature Schnauzer

ISBN: 9781593787745

Publisher: Companion House

Dedicated to the Miniature Schnauzer, the world’s most popular terrier breed hailed for its spunky but easygoing temperament, this Smart Owner’s Guide, crea...


Dedicated to the Miniature Schnauzer, the world’s most popular terrier breed hailed for its spunky but easygoing temperament, this Smart Owner’s Guide, created by the editors at Dog Fancy magazine, offers the most up-to-date and accurate information every dog owner needs to become a well-informed caregiver for his dog. Illustrated with color photographs of adorable puppies and handsome adults, this easy-to-read primer is designed in a modern, lively manner that readers will find user-friendly and entertaining.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 185 x 235 mm


$29.99
77 Things To Know Before Getting a Cat

ISBN: 9781620082911

Author: Susan Ewing    Publisher: Companion House

Get Ready For Your New Best Friend If you’re longing for the pitter-patter of four furry feet, you have some homework to do. When new cat owners aren’t prep...


Get Ready For Your New Best Friend If you’re longing for the pitter-patter of four furry feet, you have some homework to do. When new cat owners aren’t prepared, it’s the cat who suffers, so it’s very important to consider all angles of cat care and ownership before making the commitment. This book starts with the process of selecting a suitable cat for your home and lifestyle and goes on to discuss the present and future requirements of feeding, grooming, training, healthcare, and much more to fully educate prospective new cat owners. Inside 77 Things to Know before Getting a Cat: Advice on selecting a kitten or adult cat based on your family, living space, and lifestyle Buying a purebred from a breeder versus adopting from a shelter or rescue group The equipment and supplies you’ll need before the cat comes home Getting the cat acclimated to his new environment Feeding, grooming, training, and healthcare for all life stages Keeping your cat safe at home and away Illustrations, charts, and checklists, to help you plan and prepare


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 178 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 19-10-2018


$39.99
NZ Driving Test Ezy Practical DVD

ISBN: 9780473244989

Publisher: Driving Test Ezy

Provides 16 movie lessons showing exactly what is required in order to pass the New Zealand practical driving test for licence classes 1 to 6. Highlights the co...


Provides 16 movie lessons showing exactly what is required in order to pass the New Zealand practical driving test for licence classes 1 to 6. Highlights the common errors and defines whether the error made will constitute a fault or terminated test. Meet the standards required to pass the Practical Driving Test.


Bind: dvd


Dimensions: 135 x 190 x 15 mm


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$25.95
NZ Driving Test Ezy Practical DVD

ISBN: 9780473244989

Publisher: Driving Test Ezy

Provides 16 movie lessons showing exactly what is required in order to pass the New Zealand practical driving test for licence classes 1 to 6. Highlights the co...


Provides 16 movie lessons showing exactly what is required in order to pass the New Zealand practical driving test for licence classes 1 to 6. Highlights the common errors and defines whether the error made will constitute a fault or terminated test. Meet the standards required to pass the Practical Driving Test.


Bind: dvd


Dimensions: 135 x 190 x 15 mm


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$25.95
Green Clean

ISBN: 9781580118316

Author: Jill Potvin-Schoff    Publisher: Creative Homeowner

This eco-friendly handbook explains how to eliminate toxic chemical household cleaning agents from your life and replace them with natural, homemade solutions. ...


This eco-friendly handbook explains how to eliminate toxic chemical household cleaning agents from your life and replace them with natural, homemade solutions. Inspired by the author's experience as the mother of an allergic child, Green Clean provides practical, comprehensive advice for every household cleaning need from kitchen, bathroom, and laundry to windows, floors, grills, decks, and cars. Jill Potvin Schoff shows how to green up your chores and reduce your family's exposure to hazardous chemicals. Using safe, effective and inexpensive ingredients and recipes, she offers simple cleaning methods and smart tips that will keep both you and the environment healthy.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2019


$39.99
Walking the County High Points of England

ISBN: 9781849532396

Author: David Bathurst    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

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


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


Bind: paperback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 130 x 197 x 13 mm


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

ISBN: 9783791384894

Author: Michelle Lhooq    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

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


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


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 12-03-2019


$45.00
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