March 2017 (61)

You’re Never Too Old To…

ISBN: 9781786850034

Author: Lizzie Cornwall    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

People often say that you should ‘act your age’, but they’re talking complete piffle, of course. This sourcebook of delightful ideas and uplifting quotes ...


People often say that you should ‘act your age’, but they’re talking complete piffle, of course. This sourcebook of delightful ideas and uplifting quotes will tempt you to try something new every day, whether it’s dancing all night, laughing till dawn or watching the sunrise. Go on, try it – you might like it!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$17.99
The Backpacker’s Survival Guide

ISBN: 9781849539845

Author: Tamsin King    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

So you’re off to explore the big, wide world: head filled with possibilities and hiking boots laced. But a big trip brings big questions, like how do I go abo...


So you’re off to explore the big, wide world: head filled with possibilities and hiking boots laced. But a big trip brings big questions, like how do I go about choosing and packing a bag, how should I handle money abroad, and what the hell do I do when my hostel dorm is filled with snorers? Luckily this handy guide is filled with essential tips, advice and hacks to make your adventures on the road truly unforgettable. 


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 105 x 148 mm


Publication Date: 07-02-2017


Tags: March 2017   Travel   Humour & Gift
$19.99
How to Get Top Grades in Your Exams

ISBN: 9781786850041

Author: Ross Dickinson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

This upbeat, easy-to-use guide will show you how to organise your work, revise effectively and prepare for exam day to give you the best chance of getting top g...


This upbeat, easy-to-use guide will show you how to organise your work, revise effectively and prepare for exam day to give you the best chance of getting top grades. Most importantly, this book will help you find the best approach for YOU. Includes: Preparing your revision environment Organising your notes Using the right revision methods Choosing reliable online resources Best practice for exam day


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


$19.99
Adventureman

ISBN: 9781849539692

Author: Jamie McDonald    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

At the age of nine, Jamie was told by doctors that he would never walk again. Twenty years later, he set off to run 5,000 miles coast to coast across Canada. Wh...


At the age of nine, Jamie was told by doctors that he would never walk again. Twenty years later, he set off to run 5,000 miles coast to coast across Canada. When Jamie decides to repay the hospitals that saved his life as a child, he embarks on the biggest challenge of his life: running the equivalent of 200 marathons back-to-back, solo and unsupported, in –40 degree weather, surviving all kinds of injuries and traumas on the road and wearing through 13 pairs of trainers. And he does it all dressed as the superhero, the Flash. Though his journey was both mentally and physically exhausting, it was the astounding acts of kindness and hospitality he encountered along the way that kept him going. Whether they gave him a bed for the night, food for the journey, a donation to his charity or companionship and encouragement during the long days of running, Jamie soon came to realise that every person who helped him towards his goal was a superhero too.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 06-02-2017


$24.99
For the Love of London

ISBN: 9781786850010

Author: Julian Beecroft    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Have you ever wondered… Why the Queen asks permission to enter the City? Where in London you are required to drive on the right? What is the history behind Pe...


Have you ever wondered… Why the Queen asks permission to enter the City? Where in London you are required to drive on the right? What is the history behind Pearly Kings and Queens? From the garden suburbs to the action-packed centre, the city of London reveals layer up on layer of history, culture, delights – and secrets. Whether you’re intrigued by London’s glittering social past or fascinated by its seedy underbelly, For the Love of London will take you on a tour encompassing architecture, royalty, landmark events, historical figures, crime, culture and a host of surprising facts about the world’s finest city. 


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


Tags: March 2017   Travel   Humour & Gift
$24.99
A Beautiful Mess

ISBN: 9783832734985

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Learn to mix patterns and collectibles with confidence Step inside inspiring, eclectic, and maximalist homes Decorating tips, tricks, and ideas to try from styl...


Learn to mix patterns and collectibles with confidence Step inside inspiring, eclectic, and maximalist homes Decorating tips, tricks, and ideas to try from style maverick   A far cry from the calm simplicity of Scandinavian interiors or bare-room minimalism, now there is a bold alternative: the motto is “more is more” and ‘individuality’ the key word. From highly-decorated interiors that are jam-packed with fabulous objects, to cool and cultivated apartments that are wonderfully unkempt, design writer Claire Bingham takes a tour around the world’s most exciting, free-spirited abodes where the interiors dazzle and half-measures aren’t allowed. Filled with prints, patterns, and curios, these homes will undoubtedly inspire readers to unleash their creativity. Celebrating the ornate, wild, and whimsical, this beautifully-illustrated book includes loads of great decorating advice and ideas to steal. In contrast to the life-changing magic of tidying, for these creative home owners messy is good. Bye, bye minimal. Say hello to houses that are full of life.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


$89.99
99 Nicknamed Classic Cars

ISBN: 9783832769277

Authors: Helge Jepsen, Michael Kockritz    Publisher: TeNeues

Classics of automotive history, more exquisitely rendered than ever before  “Beetle,” “Black Widow,” and “Pony”—true gearheads don’t think of a...


Classics of automotive history, more exquisitely rendered than ever before  “Beetle,” “Black Widow,” and “Pony”—true gearheads don’t think of animals when they hear these names Please, no honking! Readers will be in seventh automotive heaven   Nicknames have to be earned. They are tokens of appreciation given only when people have built a special relationship to something (or someone). From the Chevrolet 3100 Pickup “Bubble Maker” and the Citroën DS “Goddess,” all the way back to Ford’s “Tin Lizzy,” this book presents ninety-nine classic cars and race cars, illustrated with great talent and affection by Helge Jepsen, with informative texts cleverly penned by Michael Köckritz. Just like the vehicles portrayed, this book will drive its way right into the heart of any car lover.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 275 x 275 mm


$115.00
Nostalgic Journeys

ISBN: 9783832769000

Author: Stefan Bitterle    Publisher: TeNeues

A unique cultural history of travel and tourism in the 19th and 20th centuries This volume will awaken feelings of both nostalgia and wanderlust  Full of histo...


A unique cultural history of travel and tourism in the 19th and 20th centuries This volume will awaken feelings of both nostalgia and wanderlust  Full of historic photographs that will amaze and delight   Relax by the ocean or head to the mountains? This vacation planning debate-starter is actually a fairly recent invention. To people of an earlier era, both options seemed unappealing and nearly impossible to visit. It wasn’t until railroads came along that remote areas  became accessible, making travel agency founder, Thomas Cook, the inventor of modern tourism as well. Fishing villages turned into swanky beach resorts, out-of-the-way mountain hamlets became hot destinations for hikers and skiers, and humble inns blossomed into grand hotels. Nostalgic Journeys takes you on an unforgettable trip through the last two centuries: ride the Orient Express to the Middle East, cross the Atlantic on an enormous steamship, follow Route 66 through the USA, or break through the sound barrier on the Concorde. Paging through this volume will remind you that traveling was and can be more than just sitting in traffic or enduring security checks. Travel can also be a stylish and sometimes adventurous way to experience the world and return home forever changed by exotic sights and sounds. Bon voyage!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 246 x 320 mm


$115.00
New York

ISBN: 9783832769253

Author: Elliott Erwitt    Publisher: TeNeues

Elliott Erwitt’s masterpiece is now available in a handy format and an unbeatable price.


Elliott Erwitt’s masterpiece is now available in a handy format and an unbeatable price.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 140 x 187 mm


$22.99
Paris

ISBN: 9783832769260

Author: Elliott Erwitt    Publisher: TeNeues

Elliott Erwitt’s masterpiece is now available in a handy format and an unbeatable price   Yes, we’ll always have Paris and who better to capture all its mo...


Elliott Erwitt’s masterpiece is now available in a handy format and an unbeatable price   Yes, we’ll always have Paris and who better to capture all its moods than the inimitable Elliott Erwitt? With a keen eye for the real city, Erwitt sees beyond the tourist clichés. Whether the mightiest of monuments or the charm of la vie quotidienne this master photographer chronicles it all. Alternating intimate details with grand vistas, Erwitt captures the true flavor of la metropole.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 140 x 187 mm


$22.99
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