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            Guinness World Records 2022
              

            Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardback)

            By World Records, Guinness

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
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            Global pandemics and lockdowns haven't stopped record breakers from achieving spectacular things: indeed, they've given many people the chance to focus on their ambitions and attain goals beyond their expectations. As ever, Guinness World Records is there to document and ratify t...hese remarkable accomplishments, and our fully updated 2022 edition is a celebration of the tenacity and determination of the human race. The changing pace of the last year has also given us the opportunity to take stock of our planet and explore the current state of the environment, as seen through our unique record-breaking lens. So, join us as we take a deep dive into GWR 2022... * Understand the challenges being faced by our planet because of climate change and find out what's being done to reverse the decline and build a better future. * Venture into the natural world for thrilling encounters with the most extreme plants and animals. * Meet the people breaking records with their incredible bodies and exceptional minds. * Discover the stats, facts and figures behind the world's most popular videogames, movies, TV shows and media channels. * Celebrate the greatest sporting achievements, the most daring adventurers and the latest technological developments. Plus, we've reached out to some of the young people who refuse to let their age be a barrier to success. What are they doing to change their world? What inspires them to be best? And what can you learn from them if you want to get your own name in the record books? Find out in Guinness World Records 2022.
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            ISBN 9781913484149
            Released NZ 4 Oct 2021
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021
              

            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021 (Hardback, Updated)

            By Besley, Adrian

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Jan 22

            YouTube World Records 2021 showcases the greatest feats ever recorded on the file-sharing website.

            ISBN 9781787397385
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781802792041
            Released NZ 11 Jan 2022
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Artist's Manual: The Definitive Art Sourcebook: Media, Materials, Tools, and Techniques
             

            The Artist's Manual: The Definitive Art Sourcebook: Media, Materials, Tools, and Techniques (Hardback)

            By Pepper, Rob

            • RRP: $60.71
            • $60.71
            • Internationally sourced

            The one-stop handbook of everything you need to know to get the most out of your passion for art This book delivers what you need to become a more confident, creative artist - whatever your level of skill or experience. It's like having your very own studio assistant. Designed fo...r modern artists who take inspiration from and make connections between different art traditions and techniques, The Artist's Manual covers drawing and painting; ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking; as well as newer areas such as digital art and animation. Brush up on basic know-how such as choosing the right tool, mixing watercolors, preparing a canvas, or mastering image-manipulation software. Learn how to glaze a pot, screenprint in halftones, or use perspective to bring drawings to life. Try mosaic, fresco, linocut, digital collage, and much more. Equipment, materials, and methods are fully explained and beautifully illustrated - there's everything you need to enjoy making art to the fullest and take your creativity to the next level.
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            ISBN 9780241483855
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Adults / General
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            World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and Explained
             

            World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and Explained (Hardback)

            By Bowker, John

            • RRP: $48.54
            • $48.54
            • Internationally sourced

            Learn everything you need to know about the central practices, important figures, and key teachings of many different religions. Each of the major faiths - including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam - is examined in detail through its sacred t...exts, epic imagery, key beliefs and religious artefacts. Entries also explore other faiths from Zoroastrianism - the oldest living religion - to the alternative beliefs of the modern era - all of which are set into the context of the political, social, and cultural climates from which they emerged. Compelling and accessible, World Religions is the perfect guide for students of religious study, or anyone interested in the ideas of ancient and present day faiths and religious philosophies.
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            ISBN 9780241487389
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

            Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            The ultimate guide to the fascinating world of flags This one-stop guide to flags of the world explains the intriguing stories behind the design of country flags, state flags and heraldic symbols. The Complete Flags of the World is the essential guide to both identifying flags an...d understanding the complex history and symbolism behind the incredible variety of designs that have evolved over the years, from the ancient medieval cantons of Switzerland to the Stars and Stripes of the USA. You'll learn to identify the flags of different nations and celebrate their cultural importance and special meanings. This comprehensive and educational guide to vexillology covers more than 400 examples and spans the areas of geography, communications, politics, sport, history, and art in the process. Detailed notes and annotation reveal the origins, design development, and significance of colours, symbols, crests, and coats of arms, as well as the reasons for any recent changes to the flags. A wonderful gift for flag enthusiasts of all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241523568
            Released NZ 16 Nov 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Index, A History of the
             

            Index, A History of the (Hardback)

            By Duncan, Dennis

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $37.50
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 22

            Most of us give little thought to the back of the book-it's just where you go to look things up. But here, hiding in plain sight, is an unlikely realm of ambition and obsession, sparring and politicking, pleasure and play. Here we might find Butchers, to be avoided, or Cows that ...sh-te Fire, or even catch Calvin in his chamber with a Nonne. This is the secret world of the index: an unsung but extraordinary everyday tool, with an illustrious but little-known past. Here, for the first time, its story is told. Charting its curious path from the monasteries and universities of thirteenth-century Europe to Silicon Valley in the twenty-first, Dennis Duncan reveals how the index has saved heretics from the stake, kept politicians from high office, and made us all into the readers we are today. We follow it through German print shops and Enlightenment coffee houses, novelists' living rooms and university laboratories, encountering emperors and popes, philosophers and prime ministers, poets, librarians, and - of course - indexers along the way. Revealing its vast role in our evolving literary and intellectual culture, Duncan shows that, for all our anxieties about the Age of Search, we are all index-rakers at heart, and we have been for eight hundred years.
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            ISBN 9780241374238
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            FIFA World Football Records 2022: 2022

            FIFA World Football Records 2022: 2022 (Hardback, Revised and updated)

            By Radnedge, Keir

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $36.00
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            This latest edition includes updated stats and stories for all major nations, plus fact-filled reviews of the rescheduled UEFA EURO 2020 and Copa America.

            ISBN 9781787397354
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Joy of Basketball: An Encyclopedia of the Modern Game
             

            The Joy of Basketball: An Encyclopedia of the Modern Game (Hardback)

            By Detrick, Ben; Illustrated by Kuo, Andrew

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $40.50
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            • Pub Date
              13 Jan 22

            A vibrant, unconventional, highly-opinionated guide to the triumphs, joys, struggles, and heartbreaks of the modern era of the game, for every obsessive basketball fan who loves to hate hot takes The Joy of Basketball celebrates the meteoric rise of basketball over the last quart...er century by ignoring the bland, traditionalist binary of wins or losses. Instead, the book's focus is on everything else. Using text, charts, and illustrations that upend conventional jock wisdom, the book details the most incredible players in history, draft flops, long-limbed oddballs, superteams, the international talent wave, brawls, scandals, the rapid evolution of contemporary gameplay, coaching, fashion, crime, positional erosion, tragic tales, memes, and the sacred Kardashian Blessing. Bouncing between witty graphics and keen sociopolitical observations, The Joy of Basketball is a subversive sports manifesto camouflaged as a colorful reference book for your coffee table.
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            ISBN 9781419754821
            Released NZ 13 Jan 2022
            Publisher Abrams
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Fortune Telling Directory: Divination Techniques to Unlock Your Fortune

            The Fortune Telling Directory: Divination Techniques to Unlock Your Fortune (Hardback)

            By Bartlett, Sarah

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $18.39
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            The Fortune Telling Directory is a collective book that provides beginner knowledge of various fortune-telling and divination methods, like palmistry, tea-leaf reading, and geomancy.

            ISBN 9780785839415
            Released NZ 19 Oct 2021
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Spiritual Directories
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            National Geographic Ultimate Visual History of the World: The Story of Humankind from Prehistory to Modern Times
             

            National Geographic Ultimate Visual History of the World: The Story of Humankind from Prehistory to Modern Times (Hardback)

            By Isbouts, Jean-Pierre

            • RRP: $106.00
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            Follow the fascinating threads of human history in this monumental volume, amply illustrated with maps, archival imagery, and revealing photographs

            ISBN 9781426221897
            Publisher National Geographic Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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