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The Electric Pickle

ISBN: 9781613739594

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Why does a pickle light up when you plug it into a wall socket? Can iron burn? Are Cheerios magnetic? Explore these strange questions and more in The Electric P...


Why does a pickle light up when you plug it into a wall socket? Can iron burn? Are Cheerios magnetic? Explore these strange questions and more in The Electric Pickle, an indispensible collection of 50 madcap experiments based on the periodic table. Each project demonstrates an element's unique properties using easy-to-follow instructions. Experiments include:Hexed Helium Balloon, Green Tornado Fire, Black Light Jell-O, Gonzo Pickle Batteries, Totally Tricky Thermometer, Ludicrous Lead-Pencil Lightbulb. The Electric Pickle is also sprinkled with mind-bending scientific facts and entertaining sidebars about historic experiments and less common, often dangerous, elements.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 272


Dimensions: 140 x 217 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2017


$39.99
DUE > 15th Dec 2017
More Paddocks To Plough

ISBN: 9780473408459

Author: Reg Garters   

This book traces Graeme Thompson’s decision to leave the security of his family farm in remote Central Otago and take actions that would revolutionise the New...


This book traces Graeme Thompson’s decision to leave the security of his family farm in remote Central Otago and take actions that would revolutionise the New Zealand meat industry, producing huge benefits to consumers around the world as well as to local farmers. For Graeme, these ventures meant fame and fortune and made the name of the dynamic company he founded, Fortex New Zealand Limited, synonymous with his name. But then the empire he had built came crashing down, throwing him into jail and all of the humiliation that went with it. Fortunately, Graeme’s courage, resilience and unwaver-ing support from family and friends saw him through that hard time. After leaving prison, he established a new and exciting business that has brought him a way of life and the tranquillity his previous fame could never offer. This riveting story also takes us through Graeme’s Scottish heritage, his childhood, boarding school and university days, marriage to his wife Barb, and the raising of their children. It is a story that not only exemplifies the extraordinary things that dynamic leadership of ourselves and others can achieve but also shows that we all have special resources to handle adversity and that success or failure is very much how we as individuals see it.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 216


Dimensions: 190 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 20-11-2017


$39.99
DUE > 24th Nov 2017
The New Anatomy for Strength & Fitness Training

ISBN: 9781504800518

Author: Mark Vella    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using d...


Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using detailed anatomical illustrations, The New Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training provides you visual insight into what happens to this organic machine during exercise--muscles and tendons working in concert to strengthen your body's building blocks. With a basic knowledge of how the body works, you can buff up your body with the book's 90 exercises, grouped by body region and involving gym machines, free weights and body weight/stretching, as well as yoga and Pilates. Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-colour anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2017


$39.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781565239104

Author: Judy Roberts    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Discover the secrets of intarsia—the art of making beautiful three-dimensional picture mosaics that combine the natural colours and textures of wood. Intars...


Discover the secrets of intarsia—the art of making beautiful three-dimensional picture mosaics that combine the natural colours and textures of wood. Intarsia legends Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher provide all the inspiration and information readers need to cut, shape and piece stunning wood inlay wildlife portraits. The authors explain how to choose wood—by judging its size, thickness, colour and grain—and provide expert instruction in shaping and sanding techniques. Three complete step-by-step projects are provided for creating dramatic raised images of a Bald Eagle, a Wild Mustang, and a Bull Moose. Eleven additional patterns feature a cross-section of North America’s most popular wild animals. Wildlife Intarsia, Revised Second Edition also features full-sized patterns and a colourful new photo gallery of inspiring projects.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2017


$39.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
Making Tiny Toys in Wood

ISBN: 9781565239159

Author: Howard Clements    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Create charming holiday decorations that double as small toys with this easy-to-follow guidebook. Full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions are provided ...


Create charming holiday decorations that double as small toys with this easy-to-follow guidebook. Full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions are provided for 20 working wooden toy ornaments. From tugboats and tractors to windmills and wagons, these nostalgic moving toys make great Christmas ornaments as well as keepsake gifts for family and friends. And these simple projects don't take a lot of time, wood or tools to make. They’re a great way to reuse and repurpose scrap wood, and require only minimal painting. All you need is a scroll saw, a drill and some glue to create memorable family heirlooms. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree—or make a lot of gifts—with just an afternoon’s work. Better yet, get a youngster or two involved in the cutting, painting and assembling.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2017


$29.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
Why We Ride

ISBN: 9781620082287

Author: Mark Barnes    Publisher: Companion House

Why would anyone want to do something as dangerous as motorcycling? For those who love to ride, no explanation is necessary. For everyone else, there’s Why We...


Why would anyone want to do something as dangerous as motorcycling? For those who love to ride, no explanation is necessary. For everyone else, there’s Why We Ride. Designed as both an explanation for outsiders and an anthem for those within the fold, this new book presents the insights of Mark Barnes, PhD, a motorcycling clinical psychologist. As a popular columnist at Motorcycle Consumer News for more than twenty years, Dr. Barnes articulates the elusive physical, emotional, and interpersonal elements that make the world of the motorcyclist such a rich and exciting place. His wide-ranging text covers both sports psychology and the psychoanalysis of common riding experiences, including the results of Dr. Barnes’ own empirical research. Heartfelt and thought provoking, here is a straightforward account of what makes real motorcyclists tick. Inside Why We Ride: • What makes the hazards and hardships of riding a motorcycle worthwhile • An Examination of the complex gratifications, relentlessly compelling passions, and deeply personal experiences that motivate motorcyclists • Sports psychology and psychoanalysis of common riding experiences • Results of the author’s own empirical research on the motives of motorcyclists • A special section on how riders achieve the quasi-mystical state of “Flow,” a concept currently at the center of modern sports psychology


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 178 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 02-10-2017


$49.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
When You Lose Someone You Love

ISBN: 9781620082317

Author: Joanne Fink    Publisher: Companion House

Filled with expressive sentiments and beautifully simple illustrations from the personal grief journal of award-winning artist/author Joanne Fink, this special ...


Filled with expressive sentiments and beautifully simple illustrations from the personal grief journal of award-winning artist/author Joanne Fink, this special edition of When You Lose Someone You Love offers a healing connection with all who are dealing with one of life’s most challenging times. Readers will understand that they are not alone, that there will be days when they feel overwhelmed, nights when they can’t sleep, and times when waves of sadness wash over them unexpectedly. Affirming and cathartic, this book will help bring healing without sugarcoating the challenges of losing a loved one. When You Lose Someone You Love is an incredible gift of comfort for anyone who endures the journey of losing a spouse, a family member, or close friend. Inside When You Lose Someone You Love: * Life-affirming insights from the personal grief journal of an award-winning artist * Expressive sentiments that take readers through the many emotions of loss * Beautifully illustrations on every page * A 116-page book that offers the "look and feel" of a very personal greeting card


Bind: paperback


Pages: 116


Dimensions: 153 x 115 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2017


$19.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
Doggy Desserts

ISBN: 9781621871712

Author: Cheryl Gianfracesco    Publisher: Companion House

The marriage of two of the world’s favorite topics—dogs and desserts—Doggy Desserts offers dog owners over 100 recipes to spoil (and nourish) their pamper...


The marriage of two of the world’s favorite topics—dogs and desserts—Doggy Desserts offers dog owners over 100 recipes to spoil (and nourish) their pampered pooches. This beautifully photographed and designed book presents easy-to-do, fun recipes divided into six categories: cookies, bars, drop cookies, cakes, muffins, and frozen treats. For dog owners who are concerned about controlling what’s in their dogs’ food or who are looking to find low-cal, low-fat options for their slightly plump pups, Doggy Desserts provides many tasty options. From carob peanut butter crunch balls, sweet potato biscuits, and liver oatmeal bones to granola bars, applesauce spice cake, and watermelon dog sherbet, owners will be tempted to try each of these delectable delights before serving to their dogs. The author, Cheryl Gianfrancesco, is an avid cook and dog lover, and cooking for her dogs is her favorite passion! Inside Doggy Desserts: • How to make your own tasty, wholesome doggy snacks and desserts • More than 100 easy-to-make recipes for goodies that are not only enjoyable but also nutritious • Healthful ingredients, many of which you may already have in your kitchen • Strategies to avoid preservatives and ingredients that can irritate sensitive canine tummies and cause allergies and other health problems • Low-calorie, low-fat options for overweight dogs


Bind: paperback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 205 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$22.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2017
Motion Graphics : 100 Design Projects You Can't Miss

ISBN: 9788416851294

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

Combining artistic expression and design principles with dynamic storytelling, motion graphics—a digital technique that combines the language of traditional g...


Combining artistic expression and design principles with dynamic storytelling, motion graphics—a digital technique that combines the language of traditional graphic design with the creative visual language of film and animation—evoke strong emotions and create a connection between the message and the viewer. Motion Graphics: 100 Design Projects You Can’t Miss brings together outstanding projects by renowned studios from across the globe, including Huge Designs, Imaginary Forces,TROUBLEMAKERS, and Panoply. The striking works presented here are divided into four categories: commercial, cultural, experimental, and title sequences. Motion graphics isn’t a new field, but with innovative technologies, refreshing concepts, and a wide potential for its application, its importance to visual communication is clearly on the rise.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2017


$125.00
DUE > 15th Dec 2017
The Bolshoi

ISBN: 9788417048105

Author: Sasha Gusov    Publisher: La Fabrica

This beautiful and remarkable behind-the-scenes study of dancers, musicians and onlookers offers a social and narrative dimension to the everyday life at the le...


This beautiful and remarkable behind-the-scenes study of dancers, musicians and onlookers offers a social and narrative dimension to the everyday life at the legendary Bolshoi Ballet. “Gusov’s photographs are lightning fissures, apertures, openings. They are neat as the bullet marks made in the moving target of time by a master of the craft, and the weird and hopeless dawn that streams through these tightly clustered pinholes is the light of future.” —Andrei Navrozov Sasha Gusov specializes in portraiture, classical music, ballet and dance photography. He moved to England in 1989, where he got a job with printer Roy Snell who, when not working, allowed him access to the dark room. In 1993 his self-commissioned photographic project Images of the Bolshoi Ballet, published by the British Journal of Photography, earned him international recognition. Gusov’s work has since been widely published throughout the world. Photographic books include 25 years in Photography, 2014; Belarus: Terra Incognita, 2010; Royal Parks, 2011; Locusts, 2008; Italian Carousel, 2003 and Shooting Images, 2001.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 180


Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2017


$160.00
DUE > 15th Dec 2017
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