Calling Major Tom
By David M. Barnett
'I adored this book!' Ruth Hogan, The Keeper of Lost Things * * * * *AS FEATURED ON THE GUARDIAN - THE HEARTWARMING EBOOK BESTSELLER Forty-something Thomas is very happy to be on his own, far away from other people and their problems. But beneath his grumpy exterior lies a story and a sadness that is familiar to us all. And he's about to encounter a family who will change his view of the world... for good.* * * * *'An unashamedly feel-good story.' Miranda Dickinson'Sheer joy.' Lucy Diamond'A much-needed antidote for these worrying times.' Julie Cohen'A moving, funny, absorbing hot chocolate of a story.' Daniela Sacerdoti'Exactly what everyone needs right now.' Rachael Lucas'Believable, funny and a proper tear jerker - five stars' Tracy Bloom
Colour My Bollocks
By Becky Glass
Have you ever wanted to call your boss a PISS WIZARD? Are your kids behaving like total GOBSHITES?Want to tell your in-laws to go FUCKETY BYE?Don't internalise your stress until you shave yourself bald like a 2007 Britney Spears; save yourself thousands on a 'holiday' to the Priory. Now you can colour yourself calm with COLOUR MY BOLLOCKS, the adult colouring book that says exactly what you think.
Cribbage: How To Play And Win
By Frank Buttler, Simon Buttler
Thought to have been invented in the 17th century, cribbage remains one of the oldest and most popular card games for two or more players. The book is in two parts, the first introducing the game to those who have never played it before, and the second, much larger, part explaining the intricacies of the game to more experienced players and giving guidance to improve the chances of winning.Both the original five-card game and the more modern six-card variety are described in detail, and the authors demonstrate how to gain the maximum advantage from any of the countless card combinations possible during play. Numerous examples are included to illustrate the subtleties of each stage of the game, written in easily understood tabular form and checked by computer programs.
Celebrity Juice: The Book
Play Celebrity Juice at home with your very own boardgame in a book!Fronted by the irrepressible Keith Lemon, ITV2's CELEBRITY JUICE is undoubtedly one of the funniest shows on television and now with Celebrity Juice: The Book you can recreate and relive all its irreverent, hilarious, and downright cheeky humour in the comfort of your own front room. Keith, Holly and Fearne will guide you through three rounds of Celebrity Juice from Keith's Scotch Egg Club and The Moob to Be A Dingbat and Shouting One Out. In between the rounds, find out what kind of fan you are with the Celebrity Juice quiz, cringe as you go through the Top 10 Most Embarrassing Moments and puzzle over the Britain's Got Talent Suboku. Packed full of games, photos and everything you ever wanted to know (and definitely didn't want to know) about your favourite show, so pour yourself a pint of Celebrity Juice and enjoy!WARNING: Unlike most books, this one will not make you more intelligent. In fact, if you read it from start to finish, you will certainly become less intelligent but you will have more fun than you shake a stick at.
Comedy Dave's Book
By Dave Vitty
Comedy from Dave Vitty - Chris Moyles' hilarious sidekick on Radio 1.Dave Vitty, aka Radio 1's Comedy Dave, has worked his way from the backrooms of BBC radio to the biggest breakfast show on the airwaves and has a story to tell. He's played Glastonbury - twice - he's had his ear licked by Dave Grohl and he's written more 'Car Park Catchphrases' than you can shake a stick at.Dave's first attempt at being a proper writer is a collection of his stories, misadventures, songs, anecdotes and pictures from his phone all linked together in a far from tedious way. Less Lord of the Rings and more 'Lord of the Things', there's a lot of comedy value in Dave's excellent book.
By David Bird, Terence Reese
The card-play exploits of the monks at St Titus have a special place in bridge literature and their fame has now spread round the world. This collection of highly entertaining and absorbing stories from the monastery includes a further hilarious interlude with the missionary monks and the celebrated bridge-playing parrot in the Bozwambi jungle.
Cuisine Du Moi
By Gavin Canardeaux Ben Canaider
Read this book and you will understand why chefs are the most important people in the world today. Without them nothing else would function or exist. - Gavin CanardeauxGavin Canardeaux is one of the world's most popular and inspirational power-chefs. His icon restaurants, Cuisine du Moi in New York, Lad Gav in London, Le Auxerre de Gavoir Faux in Napa and Ricky's Sportsbar and Steakhouse Hamburger Grill and Bar in Sydney, have set standards in cuisine couture previously thought impossible.Australian-born, English-educated, French-trained, Thai-massaged and American-based, Gavin Canardeaux is a passionate executive icon uber power chef de chef, deeply committed to his art. For him, overseeing via video-link his sous chefs placing slices of ochre truffle over a freshly muddled carpaccio of Cape Barren goose egg is a life-and-death struggle.Honorary Governor of the Stationary Food Movement, Consultant Chef de Chef to the United Nations, patron of the Canardeaux Foundation for Children Without Seafood, and committed Awareness Band Wearer, Canardeaux divides his precious time between London, Sydney and New York, his wife and girlfriends and horses, his classic car collection, and children. When not starring in his ground-breaking television programs Gav and the Gastronauts and Shit Hot Cooking with Gav, Yeah!, Canardeaux enjoys shooting and being interviewed. This book is a declaration of war; I am proud to be the conduit through which so much cuisine will pass 'More than a cookbook, Cuisine du Moi is a philosophy, a way of life, and already a classic.
By David Bird
Readers of David Bird's humorous bridge stories will give a delighted welcome to this new addition to the celebrated series. As ever, the irascible Abbot makes his acerbic presence felt and the long-suffering fraternity diverts itself with much entertaining and excitingly interesting bridge.For more than 30 years, David Bird's tales of the bridge-crazy monks of St Titus have appeared in magazines around the world. In this tenth collection in book form, the pompous and self-important Abbot hosts a tricky visit from Monsignor Vecchio, a representative of the Vatican authorities. Everything must be done to ensure that the visitor, a very moderate bridge player, finishes well in the monastery duplicate. In another story, the Abbot visits the Convent of St Hilda's and is not overjoyed to be put in partnership with the 80-year-old Mother of Discipline.Regular followers of David Bird's work will know what to expect - a first-rate mixture of excellent bridge, entertaining characters and sparkling dialogue.
Cross Stitch Florals
By Marie Barber
Botanical African features and animals wandering in the midst of greenery ¿ like a monkey in a tree. American Landscape includes a graceful alphabet, with pretty pink roses climbing the letters. Enjoy stitching delicate Far Eastern plants in vases, and step into colourful European Fields of florals.
Creative Greeting Cards
By Sandi Genovese
Use a wide variety of materials and techniques to produce unforgettable designs easily and with a minimum of expense. Make invitations, holiday greetings, birth announcements, birthday cards and more. Detailed patterns and instructions will help you create cards with interesting folds, pop-ups, windows, vellum, ties and other closures, faux embossing, and dangles. Make diorama cards, cards with pockets to enclose money or gift certificates, envelope cards, spectacular spiral mobile cards, and more.
Crosswords to Exercise Your Mind
By J. Christopher Herold
Remember the good old days? Back in the 1950s and 1960s, life was simpler. No mobile phones, no e mail, no music videos. And crosswords were better. They tested your knowledge of words. You didn¿t need to know the names of minor pop stars to solve them. You just needed a big vocabulary and the ability to recall classical knowledge. That¿s what these crossword puzzles are all about. You¿ll definitely be keeping your mind sharp when you solve them.
Creative Ways with Polymer Clay
By Dotty McMillan
Appliqué, stamp, carve, saw, and buff it; the clay can even capture the look of jade, turquoise, ivory, wood, and metal. Plus, it comes in an array of marvelous colours and effortlessly shapes into lamps, bowls, buttons, beads, and beautiful baubles. Find out about the latest and greatest in the craft - from the different clay types (including translucent and glow in the dark) to the variety of helpful tools to the limitless array of techniques (photo transfers, cracking, extruding, and more). Novices will love being able to plunge right into projects like the Chinese Good Luck Lantern, Segment Bracelet, Starburst Box, and Tiny Jointed Teddy Bear.
Crocheted Gifts in a Weekend
By Nola Theiss
Over 60 projects that could be completed in two days... quick-and-easy craft patterns, such as napkin rings, pot holders, afghans, stuffed toy animals, and a host of children's apparel. Directions are easy-to-follow and guided by at least on colour photo.
Creative Paper Folding
By Mickey Baskett
For amazingly easy gift-wrapping that the receiver won¿t rip off, boxes that neatly and prettily hold all those assorted small items, cards with magical design and structure, and lampshades, luminaries, and lots more¿ Every facet of this elegant and traditional art is revealed here, from the standard tools to the basic folds to the most unusual materials ¿ like Lama Li Festive papers, handmade in Nepal!
Challenging Puzzles For Word Fanatics
By George Bredehorn
Get ready to have fun! With more than 100 puzzles, made up of 10 different puzzle types, you¿re bound to find something new, something intriguing, something challenging, and something that will drive you crazy trying to solve it! Fight up front, you¿ll find directions for every form of puzzle include d in this brain-stumping collections.
Creative Paper Art
By Nancy Welch
Learn more than two dozen exciting techniquesShowcase your work in an accordion-fold book, gift boxes, bags and jewellery made from the tiniest scrapsLimitless possibilities for exercising your imaginationFull-colour guide offers infinite inspiration
Creating With Lace
By Mary Jo Hiney
The projects are suitable for beginnersAlmost all the laces needed are new and easily available in storesThe laces are described and illustrated so that you can easily identify themYou will cherish your unique and beautiful lace creations
By Paola Romanelli
You¿ll be making baskets, trays, hampers, bicycle baskets, wreaths and even woven shopping cartsTips on selecting fibres, dyeing them, a descriptive list of tools, detailed technical instruction and plenty of picturesYou will not create imitations, but original handicrafts with the variations that come from nature and your thorough understanding of this craft
Cross-Stitch For The First Time
By Donna Kooler
All the basics are compiled in a full-colour, step-by-step formatDiscover what fabrics, flosses and tools to use20 delightful projects, geared towards the beginner, will help you master each technique
By Sandi Genovese
A complete guide to scrapbookingNew element of ¿cutouts¿ ¿ easy, imaginative patterns and templates that add style to scrapbookSimple directions and special features use design principles and themingThe perfect way to preserve precious memories