A Hop, Skip and Jump Through Childhood Games
From Tag and Dodgeball to Marbles and Hangman, Katie Hewitt’s collection of over 70 childhood games, with instructions, tips, personal anecdotes and colour illustrations, will take older readers on a trip down memory lane and encourage younger ones to discover new ways to have fun.
Amazing Magic Tricks to Confound and Astound
Once the closely guarded secrets of members of the Magic Circle, many of the basic tricks of the trade of stage magicians are revealed in this pocket guide. Classic card, coin and rope tricks are explained with diagrams and illustrations, and enhanced with trivia about famous tricks and performers. Off-mint.
Happy Birthday Bagpuss
With Easy Projects to Make
Published to celebrate Bagpuss’s 40th birthday, this affectionate compendium includes a foreword by Peter Firmin, activities, board games and stories, with instructions for making sugar mice, a lavender-filled Madeleine, a beanbag Gabriel, and a knitted or pyjama-case Bagpuss.
20 Prehistoric Origami Projects with Paper Sheets to Get You Started
Including models ranging from a simple fern to a Tyrannosaurus Rex and a hatching baby dinosaur, the 20 projects in this illustrated guide explain how to make a collection of famous prehistoric creatures. Eight sheets of patterned origami paper are provided, and the book contains dinosaur profiles; advice on paper sizes, folding symbols and required skill levels; and comprehensive step-by-step instructions. Age 9+
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.
Complete Back Workbook
A Practical Approach to Healing Common Back Ailments
Back pain is an increasingly common ailment, exacerbated, no doubt, by sedentary lifestyles and hours sitting in front of computer screens. This health manual explains the many factors that can contribute to back problems, presents advice on healing options and coping strategies for dealing with pain, and demonstrates a series of exercises that promote good posture, improve flexibility, build strength and maintain back health. Previously sold in Postscript as Healing Back.
Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion
'It's hard to 'wing it' when baking,' writes Good Housekeeping's cookery editor, Meike Beck, but these clearly laid-out and beautifully illustrated recipes – all of them triple-tested in Good Housekeeping's kitchens – will minimize the risk of failure. From 'everyday' sandwich cakes to a three-tier wedding cake, there are recipes for all kinds of baking, including cheesecakes, breads and biscuits – as well as chapters on the basic 'know-how' of cake, pastry and bread making. No jacket.
How to Successfully Re-home a Rescue Dog
Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog-welfare charity, here offers expert advice on choosing the right rescue dog; training; overcoming behavioural problems; and keeping your dog healthy and happy. Inspiring case studies of successful adoptions show that it can be done, and step-by-step sequences, accompanied by photographs, explain in detail how to address even the most intractable issues with a variety of breeds.
Make the Clangers and their Planet with 15 Easy Step-by-Step Projects
Clangers are pink knitted mouse-like folk who live in craters on a blue planet with their friendly companions the Soup-Dragon, Iron Chicken and the Froglets. As well as patterns for knitting your own Clangers and friends, and templates for making their clothes, this book has instructions for making the blue planet and other parts of Clanger world including the Music Tree and the Rocket. Foreword by Peter Firmin.
Drop a Dress Size
Losing weight needn't be about drastic calorie restriction and deprivation. Indeed, recent studies have found such diets to be counter-productive. What does work is making small changes to your overall lifestyle and maintaining them. With meal planners, clever swaps for eating out, realistic portion descriptions, exercises, store-cupboard guides and recipes, this book will help you lose enough weight to drop a dress size.