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Political Wit

Political Wit

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Steven Gauge

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‘History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.’
Winston Churchill
 
‘Britain has invented a new missile. It’s called the civil servant. It doesn’t work and it can’t be fired.’
General Sir Walter Walker
 
Order, order! After a long day at the dispatch box, when your honourable friend’s white paper has made you feel green and your poll ratings have slumped to a new low, hunker down in Speakers’ Corner with this grand coalition of political quips and quotes – you’ll be ready to take on the opposition at any time!
The Moon Almanac

The Moon Almanac

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Judith Hurrell

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£9.99
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When can you spot the Hunter’s Moon, a Smiling Moon or a Pink Moon?

How can the phases of the moon help your garden grow?


What influence does the moon have on hamsters, coral and skylarks?


Navigate the rhythms of the night sky with this evocative collection of poetry, prose and precious wisdom. Illuminating the moon’s influence on the natural world and its depiction in folklore and the arts, this guide will open your eyes to the wonders of our brightest celestial neighbour.
The Little Book of Queer Icons

The Little Book of Queer Icons

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Samuel Alexander, Phil Shaw

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£6.99
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Discover the fascinating stories behind 38 queer icons, all of them ground-breakers, risk-takers and game-changers. Whether they are activists, sportspeople, scientists or superstars, every one of these people has been a trailblazer in their field, and deserves to have their achievements celebrated the world over. Be empowered and inspired by their extraordinary life stories, their awesome achievements and their wonder-words of wisdom with this pocketbook of remarkable people, and prepare to be introduced to your new superheroes.
Military Quotations

Military Quotations

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Ray Hamilton

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‘Artillery adds dignity to what would otherwise be an ugly brawl.’
Frederick the Great 

‘I am the Flail of God… If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.’
Genghis Khan 

‘Everyone’s a pacifist between wars. It’s like being a vegetarian between meals.’
Colman McCarthy 

From Churchill to Sitting Bull, and from Agincourt to the Khyber Pass, history is rich in rousing rhetoric, inspiring quotations and heroic speeches from the most celebrated military leaders, writers and observers. Whether applauding great victories or standing firm against the horrors and injustices of war, the quotations and stories of this collection will take the reader on a roller-coaster ride through the many unique experiences of military history.
Top Tips for New Parents

Top Tips for New Parents

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Verity Davidson

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You’ve received the happiest of news: you’re going to be a parent! So what’s next?


Top Tips for New Parents has advice on everything from what to prepare before your bundle of joy arrives to practical tips for settling in with your new addition to the family. This little book is the perfect companion for your greatest adventure.
Come Rain or Shine

Come Rain or Shine

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Storm Dunlop

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Read on to discover…
• The truth about upside-down rainbows.
• The pioneers of meteorology – their instruments and inventions.
• How to win a balloon race.
• The largest raindrops ever recorded.
• ‘Watermelon snow’, ‘thundersnow’ and ‘weather bombs’.
• The ten main types of cloud and the different features of lightning.
The weather is a subject that the British simply cannot leave alone, and for good reason – it’s likely that for more than half the year they will experience at least three seasons in one day, so there’s always plenty to talk about.
This charming miscellany, as wide-ranging and unpredictable as the weather itself, is filled with curious historical facts, amazing statistics and fascinating anecdotes that will keep you entertained come rain or shine!
Wise Words from Black Icons

Wise Words from Black Icons

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Edgar Chekera

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The world is full of Black heroes whose talent, strength and vision should inspire us all. From sporting greats and pioneering writers to world leaders, this collection showcases empowering quotes and life advice from amazing Black icons, from Michelle Obama to Maya Angelou, and from Martin Luther King Jr to Ta-Nehisi Coates and Stormzy. Their wise words are a timeless reminder to break down barriers and believe in ourselves, as we stride in the direction of our dreams.
The Power of Kindness

The Power of Kindness

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Debbi Marco

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Kindness matters

When times are hard, we pull together. Despite the difficulties of life during the coronavirus pandemic, love and kindness prevail.

Dive into this heart-warming book and discover the many uplifting and inspiring acts of kindness that have come from the crisis. Read about the postman who donned fancy dress while doing his rounds to bring a smile to his community, the mum who set up a virtual story time for young children, or the schools that worked together to manufacture face masks for local care homes and hospitals.

The coronavirus crisis may be a challenging time for the world, but the amazing stories in this book show that nobody is too small to make a difference – and that, no matter what, we can always find light in the darkness.
Iconic Women of Colour

Iconic Women of Colour

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Candi Williams, Phil Shaw

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Discover the fascinating stories behind 38 iconic women of colour, all of them ground-breakers, risk-takers and game-changers. Whether they are sportswomen, scientists, activists or superstars, every one of these women has been a trailblazer in their field, and deserves to have her achievements celebrated the world over. Be empowered and inspired by their extraordinary life stories, their awesome achievements and their wonder-words of wisdom with this pocketbook of remarkable women, and prepare to be introduced to your new superheroes.
Girls Support Girls

Girls Support Girls

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Summersdale Publishers

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Empowered women empower women! This small but mighty book – bursting with kick-ass quotes and uplifting statements – is a celebration of female strength and solidarity.

There’s nothing more powerful than a strong woman – except for two strong women supporting each other!

When girls stick together, amazing things can happen, and this little book is here to make sure you never forget it. Whether you need a boost to help you follow your dreams, or you want to lift up the women around you, this book is in your corner. It’s filled with inspiring quotes and affirmations to put a spring in your step and fire in your heart.

– Featuring a groovy design to lift your vibe
– Includes awesome affirmations to help you feel like a badass
– Serves up fearless feminist wisdom to keep you focused on your goals
– 160 pages of empowerment, with quotes from a diverse range of inspirational women, from Taylor Swift to Audre Lorde
Words From the Garden

Words From the Garden

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Isobel Carlson

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This beautiful collection of poetry and prose through the seasons rhapsodises on the spectacle of colour and everything green and flourishing in the garden. The perfect book for a moment’s reflection, whether you are cooped up on a rainy day in your potting shed or admiring the fruits of your labour on a sunny evening from the pergola.
The Book for Badass Women

The Book for Badass Women

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Harriet Dyer

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What is a badass woman? Whatever the heck she wants to be! Dive head first into this sassy little book filled with empowering tips and kick-ass quotes.

A badass woman is someone who follows her own path, whatever that path may be. She speaks up for what she believes in, she pursues her dreams and she isn’t afraid to stay true to herself.

This book will give you all the tools you need to unleash your inner badass. Whether you want to say “no” more often, have the courage to take up physical space or free yourself from the goal of “being likable”, these pages are brimming with tips to help you rip up society’s rule-book and go your own way.

The chapters include advice on:
– Strengthening your self-confidence
– Standing up for what you want
– Going after your goals
– Lifting up and empowering other women

Whether you want to conquer the world with grit, grace or a little bit of both, The Book for Badass Women will help you on your way to being your truest, most badass self. You got this!
Quotable Churchill

Quotable Churchill

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Summersdale Publishers

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Celebrate the wit and wisdom of Winston Churchill with this collection of inspiring quotes

Sir Winston Churchill had a wonderful way with words, motivating the masses with his quips, statements and speeches, and he is regarded as a British hero. His inspirational leadership led the nation to victory in the Second World War, and he continues to be a voice of strength, courage and perseverance, with his powerful quotes inspiring millions today.

This collection features over 140 of Winston Churchill’s wittiest remarks and sagest sayings. With quotes on life, education, philosophy and more, this book is a celebration of the former prime minister’s famous oratorical skills. It’s the perfect gift for history lovers, British patriots and literary fans alike.

Discover legendary Churchillian quotes such as:

– “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
– “Never give in. Never, never, never, never.”
– “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”
– “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

And many more!
Inspiration and Motivation for Artists

Inspiration and Motivation for Artists

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Maya Goldsworthy

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‘To be an artist is to believe in life.’
Henry Moore
DRAW MORE – PAINT BETTER – CREATE NOW!
This colourful little book of uplifting quotes and tailored tips delivers motivational sparks and creative signposts for artists. Read it, doodle in it, turn it into an inspirational collage – whatever you do it, the aim is simple: to get you creating art!
Literary Wit and Wisdom

Literary Wit and Wisdom

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Richard Benson

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‘One hates an author that’s all author.’
Lord Byron
With quips, quotes and insults from beloved literary figures such as William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf and Ernest Hemingway to modern literati including Zadie Smith and Will Self, this charming book reveals your favourite authors’ opinions on subjects from families, food and friendship to writing  masterpieces, being married and silencing dim-witted critics. Literary Wit and Wisdom will ensure that you’re never at a loss for the perfect witticism.
 
Inspiration and Motivation for Writers

Inspiration and Motivation for Writers

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Chloe Henderson

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‘Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book… give it all.’
Annie Dillard
WRITE MORE – WRITE BETTER – WRITE NOW!
This colourful little book of uplifting quotes and tailored tips delivers motivational sparks and creative signposts for writers. Read it, write on it, put it in a frame on your desk – whatever you do with it, the aim is simple: to get you writing!
She Believed She Could So She Did

She Believed She Could So She Did

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Summersdale Publishers

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A sparkling collection of empowering affirmations and inspiring quotes from badass women

Inside every woman is a diamond core of strength that helps them achieve anything they put their mind to. Tap into your magic with this beautiful collection of inspirational quotations and life-affirming statements, featuring the wisdom of modern-day icons like Beyoncé, Venus Williams and Amy Schumer, and the classic life advice of trailblazers such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie and Maya Angelou.

For some extra sparkle every day, let wise words like these inspire you to conquer the world with grit and grace:

– You are a diamond – never let them dull your sparkle
– She needed a hero so that’s what she became
– Trust your inner voice – she is a goddess talking to you
– You can rule the world; just don’t be afraid to wear the crown
– Be your own kind of beautiful
– Girls with dreams become women with vision
We Can Do It!

We Can Do It!

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Summersdale Publishers

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‘Speak! It’s a revolution for women to have voices.’
Jill Soloway

Ever since the dawn of time, women have been stepping up and saying ‘Yes we can!’, even while they were being told ‘No you can’t’. From unruly women to wise women, women in love to women ready to take on the world, this inspiring book brings together the wisest and wittiest quotes from women who won’t let anything hold them back.
The Wit and Wisdom of William Shakespeare

The Wit and Wisdom of William Shakespeare

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Max Morris

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‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’ Hamlet



This entertaining collection gathers together William Shakespeare’s wisest and wittiest quotations. The Wit and Wisdom of William Shakespeare proves that brevity is the soul of wit and is sure to delight all lovers of the Bard’s uniquely perceptive and influential works.
Quotable Shakespeare

Quotable Shakespeare

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Max Morris

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This entertaining collection gathers together William Shakespeare’s wisest and wittiest quotations.

Quotable Shakespeare proves that brevity is the soul of wit and is sure to delight all lovers of the Bard’s uniquely perceptive and influential works.
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