Bicycle Repair Manual
This guide offers advice on everything you need to know about maintaining a bicycle, whether designed for general use, road racing or mountain trails. It begins with the basics – setting up the riding position and handlebars – before demonstrating how to carry out everyday safety checks and common repairs. For the real enthusiast, more complex tasks such as adjusting the brakes and tuning the suspension are also explained. Each aspect of maintenance is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams. Slightly off-mint. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
Great British Village Show
Royal Horticultural Society
With a foreword by village fair stalwart Alan Titchmarsh and advice from cookery teacher Thane Prince and gardening expert Matthew Biggs, this illustrated compendium offers a unique insight into the particularities of a great British tradition. It looks at the RHS guidelines on selecting and presenting produce and includes interviews with show veterans and tried-and-tested recipes for cakes, chutneys and jams.
Very Important Things
My Encyclopedia of
The six sections of this encyclopedia are full of exciting information about the planet, places, animals, people, the human body and miscellaneous Things, including colours, counting, musical instruments and how to say hello in ten different languages. Every double-page spread covers one topic, with colourful illustrations and very important and interesting facts. Age 8+
Idiot's Guides: Dog Training
Eschewing the use of retractable leads, bells or whistles to control your dog, this book favours the 'lure and reward' method of training; the lure is usually food, but toys or balls work for some dogs. The programme includes chapters on understanding your pet's behaviour and house-training, as well as basic obedience training drills and methods for correcting problem behaviours.
Help Your Kids with Science
A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide
With separate chapters for biology, chemistry and physics, here science is made approachable: each scientific method is explained through a series of interconnecting coloured boxes and demonstrated by following a specific question through hypothesis to conclusion.
Get Started Knitting
Learn Something New
Aimed at the complete novice, this book begins with an overview of the materials and tools that knitters use regularly. Photographs and step-by-step instructions explain the basic techniques needed to make simple projects such as a striped scarf. More advanced skills including shaping, cables, lace and colourwork are introduced, and can be practised in the patterns for a cushion cover and raglan sweater. A stitch gallery shows the different textures that can be achieved.
In 2013, after the unprecedented resignation of Benedict XVI, the Catholic world was stunned by the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the radical Archbishop of Buenos Aires, as Pope Francis. Illustrated with more than 250 previously unpublished images by one of the Pope's official photographers, this handsome book follows the pontiff through a year in his life, from daily prayers to international pastoral visits, as he offers his support to the poor, the marginalized and the oppressed throughout the world.