Kübelwagen and Schwimmwagen
A Visual History of the German Army's Multi-Purpose Vehicles
The German Army's equivalent of the Jeep in the Second World War was based on the recently developed Volkswagen, modified for simpler and more rugged construction and better off-road performance. This volume explores the Kübelwagen and its amphibious version, the Schwimmwagen, with detailed pictures of museum examples and archive photographs of the vehicles in action.
Indoor Fun For the Whole Family!
Conjuring up some good old-fashioned family entertainment, this traditionally illustrated collection of over 60 games will help to distract children from their screens, with old favourites such as Sardines and Boticelli, and newer games including Sprouts and Fish Flap.
Games from Childhood
A Nostalgic Compendium of Games We Used to Play
Marked-out boards for versions of the game known in Britain as Nine Men's Morris have been discovered on classical ruins, ancient clay tiles and even in a Viking ship burial, the longevity and wide reach of the game attesting to its appeal. This compendium explains Nine Men’s Morris and eight other enduring games, such as Hangman and Battleships, with rules, strategy tips, printed playing boards and grids.
Gladstone's Games to Go: Verbal Volleys, Coin Contests, Dot Duels,
And Other Games for Boredom-Free Days
Expanding on the usual repertoire of Noughts and Crosses and I Spy, this glove-box compendium provides dozens of entertaining travel games using only coins, pen and paper – or nothing at all. All the games are for two or more players (a few can even be played solo), and the selection includes classics such as Battleships as well as some of a more recent vintage, like Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. American spelling.
A Cornucopia of Puns, Anagrams and Other Curiosities of the English Language
Taking English speakers' most frequently used greetings as his starting point, Gyles Brandreth embarks on an entertaining journey through nonsense words, cryptic crosswords, spoonerisms, malapropisms, famous last words and candidates for the world's most powerful word – 'love', 'freedom' or 'money'? In this audio version, the book's text alternates with clips from the master raconteur's Word Power stage show, recorded live at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. Unabridged.