The Friendship Book


Author: Francis Gay
Publisher: Dc Thomson & Company Limited
ISBN: 9781845350505
Category: Poetry
Page: 180
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A wonderful annual read that provides day after day heartfelt, warming, uplifting thoughts for the reader. Full of memorable quotes and color photoghraphs that remind the reader of the charm and beauty of nature that surrounds us.

Christmas Fireside Stories

A collection of heart-warming Christmas short stories from six bestselling authors
Author: Margaret Dickinson,Annie Murray,Diane Allen,Rita Bradshaw,Mary Wood,Pam Weaver
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447276825
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Christmas at Briar Farm by Diane Allen Christmas preparations are in full swing at Briar farm as the Bainbridge family get ready for a traditional 1960s Christmas - with all the trimmings. Kate's Miracle by Rita Bradshaw Its Christmas 1919 and things are looking bleak for Kate and her two small children in the north of England. That is until Kate discovers the strength of friendship and community at Christmas time . . . The Gift by Margaret Dickinson Christmas Eve, 1914. A moment of hope unites soldiers on both sides of the firing line as the spirit of Christmas crosses even the divides of war, and an act of generosity changes one man's life forever. Christmas at Thalstead Halt by Annie Murray At Thalstead Halt, the station master has the unexpected task of sheltering snow bound passengers in the run up to Christmas 1886. And the eclectic mix of travellers bring more than one surprise with them . . . You'll Never Know Just How Much I Love You by Pam Weaver Christmas, 1943. The post office at Goring-on-Sea is surrounded by a heavy blanket of winter snow but nothing can stop the last post, or the power of true love at Christmas time. A Wounded Christmas by Mary Wood Can friendship, humour and a Boxing Day party help to ease the sorrows of 1942? A heart-warming story featuring characters from the saga novel Proud of You. Christmas Fireside Stories is a delightful festive collection of short stories that includes delicious Christmas recipes recommended by the authors as well as extracts from Pan Macmillan's favourite saga novels.

Rupert Annual 2019


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405291194
Category:
Page: 120
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In this year's Ruper Annual, Rupert sets off on adventures with the sugar birds, a lost locket, flavoured rain, and more! Enjoy a brand-new story, "Rupert and the May Queen", originated and illustrated by Stuart Trotter plus much-loved favourite tales with classic illustrations by John Harrold and Alfred Bestall.

The Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509851591
Category:
Page: 64
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A fun-filled Annual featuring all your favourite characters from The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, and many more!The official Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018 is bursting with stories, puzzles, and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters by incomparable co-creators Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. With sixty-four pages of with crafts, recipes, quizzes, games, drawing, writing and colouring-in, it's enough to keep kids busy all year round!This Annual features characters from these classic titles: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, A Squash and a Squeeze, Monkey Puzzle, and The Smartest Giant in Town.

The People's Friend 2010 Annual


Author: Levi Roots
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781845353919
Category: Love stories, English
Page: 173
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Enjoy 21 beautifully-illustrated complete stories and readers' memories of very special places.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018


Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 1571987428
Category: Reference
Page: 304
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It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac, America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2018 edition will mark the days, months, and seasons; preview astronomical events; and cover a range of related topics: trends, gardening, anniversaries, recipes, home remedies, pets, husbandry, folklore, amusement, contests, fishing, and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792.

Match Annual 2019


Author: Match
Publisher: Boxtree
ISBN: 176078267X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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From the makers of the UK’s best football magazine! Year in, year out, MATCH remains the bestselling football annual and is top of Christmas wishlists for footy fans everywhere. Inside the Match Annual 2019, you can build your Ultimate Player, check out the wonderkids who’ll rip up 2019 and find out everything you need to know about Messi, Pogba, Rashford, Aubameyang, Aguero, Di Maria and Higuain. Plus, it’s packed with stars’ cars, Prem club legends, brain-busting quizzes, FIFA through the ages, mad pics, footy stars emojis, crazy cartoons and loads more! Don’t miss it!

Pears' Cyclopaedia 2017-2018


Author: Chris Cook
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141985541
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Page: 832
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First published as the Pears Shilling Cyclopaediain 1897 by Queen Victoria's famous soap-makers to celebrate her golden jubilee, this treasured reference compendium condenses a world of information into one concise volume. Pearsis still the only book of its kind to be fully revised and updated annually by a dedicated team of experts, making it the favourite encyclopaedia, crossword lifesaver and quizzing Bible for thousands, year after year. The quintessentially British almanac, Pears' Cyclopaediacontinues to inform and intrigue generations of readers with its unique mix of solid facts and fascinating gems. Now in its 126th year, this ultimate volume offers clear and concise information on such wide-ranging subjects as global events, Norse mythology and modern cinema. Updated regularly by editor Chris Cook and his panel of experts, this handy and beautiful edition includes new entries for all major events from 2017-18 and all the traditional favourites - from public figures and celebrities, through medical matters and classical mythology, to a gazetteer of the British Isles and the latest tax advice. This is a world of knowledge rolled into one must-have volume - the Swiss army knife of reference books.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018


Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160057212X
Category: Reference
Page: 1008
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The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.

Viz Annual 2019 the Pieman's Wig

A Hair-Raising Weave of the Best Bits from Issues 252~261
Author: Viz Magazine
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781781066768
Category:
Page: 200
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As D:Ream famously sang in their 1994 chart-topper, "Things Can Only Get Bigger" ... and here, to prove how right they were is the 2019 Viz annual The Pieman's Wig. Hot on the heels of last year's biggest ever Viz annual, this year's is even biggester, with 220 pages of * Cartoons: Fat Slags, Roger Mellie, 8 Ace, Mrs Brady, Big Vern and many more * Articles: Sex Robots, the Joy of Flatpack Furniture, Stephen Hawkins' A Brief History of Time Travel and Who's Who in the 1970s School Playground. * Adventure stories: Pest Force Alaska, Tiny Cox the Pocket Physicist, Drill Sergeant Jumbo and The Binman that Fear Forgot. Plus more hilarious letters, Top Tips and spoof ads than you can shake a stick 10% bigger than last year's at. Now in its 33rd year, the Viz annual is as much a part of the festive season as the Queen's Speech*, overcooked sprouts, and ironic Christmas jumpers. And The Pieman's Wig is funnier than all of those things. Except for ironic Christmas jumpers, which really are very funny indeed. *Her majesty still alive at the time of going to press.

Guinness World Records 2018

Meet our Real-Life Superheroes
Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1912286181
Category: Reference
Page: 256
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The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features. There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet’s most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik’s Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You’ll also find all your favorite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year’s most significant sporting achievements. Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes – both fictional and real-world – so look out for our feature chapter charting your favorite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You’ll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange! Also new this year is a celebration of the superlative with infographic poster pages that explore the most exciting absolutes, such as the longest, tallest, fastest and heaviest. Does the longest sofa outstretch the longest train? Is the tallest Easter egg bigger than the tallest snowman? Find out in this amazing new edition. You’ll also find these special pages available as free poster downloads at guinnessworldrecords.com! From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There’s only one book where you’ll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that’s Guinness World Records 2018!

Dreamworks Trolls Annual 2018


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405287609
Category:
Page: 72
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Join Poppy, Branch and the Snack Pack on their adventures in this exciting annual of the film. The DreamWorks Trolls Annual 2018 is packed with stories, fun facts, puzzles and activities. It's bursting with great ways for readers to get their hair on and show their true colours. Are you ready to Rock 'n' Troll? DreamWorks Trolls is a comedy adventure based on the highly popular Troll dolls franchise. The story features Poppy and her friend Branch, plus lots of fun-loving Trolls and upbeat, dance-along music that sets a fantastic backbeat for this kaleidoscopic adventure! This annual is perfect for 8-12 year olds, and for Trolls lovers of all ages!

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2018


Author: No Author Details
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781847948151
Category:
Page: 256
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Following hot on the heels of last year's Top 10 bestseller, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 offers a completely new assortment of strange-but-true facts and amazing stories! From the elephant who can play baseball, to the flowers that bloomed in space, to the weasel found inside the world's biggest computer, Ripley's compendium of hair-raising oddities will delight and fascinate the whole family. Complete with a mind-blowing 3D-effect cover, and packed with gob-smacking photos and illustrations, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 offers another feast of mind-blowing tales of the extraordinary. Prepare yourself for this year's Ripley's bonanza!