After his ambitious project to create a 1/1 scale Spitfire, James May returns to the brand synonymous with model kits to learn more about the history of Airfix. Over the years Airfix's range has included figures, trains, trackside accessories, military vehicles, engines, rockets, sailing ships, warships, liners, vintage cars,... read more
Starting with simple tricks such as shuffling and progressing to the more complex, you can explore the various branches of magic to find tricks that will be as entertaining to watch as they are to perform.
Every day around the world millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games. These games are now the fastest-growing form of entertainment – and being played by people of all ages. International communities are coming together to play, have fun and share ideas – without ever meeting. How To Play A Video... read more
A great starter for new family history researchers plus valuable advice and information for people who want to move to the next stage: writing and publishing their family's story. Expanded from lectures given by John MacGibbon at the National Library of New Zealand.
Retracing the forty glorious years of a firm, of a brand of kits intended for beginners just as much as it was for the most demanding buffs
Instructables is back with this compact book focused on a series of projects designed to get you thinking creatively about thinking green. Twenty Instructables illustrate just how simple it can be to make your own backyard chicken coop, or turn a wine barrel into a rainwater collector. Illustrated with dozens of full-color ph... read more
These 101 classic projects from the pages of Popular Mechanics will bring out the kid in everyone! Go full speed ahead with these wonderful things to build, from a Motor Car, Motorcycle-powered Catamaran and Ferris Wheel to a Spring-propelled Toy Steam Engine and an entire Electric-Locomotive Model and Track System. You'll fi... read more
Magic is an age-old art form, which has the power to amaze and amuse both children and adults alike. This fully illustrated book includes over 120 amazing magic tricks to be used on a variety of different occasions. It offers simple tricks as well as some designed for the more advanced practitioner. The book includes the fo... read more
Maureen Sullivan has produced the perfect handbook for helping you to develop and create your own original calligraphic style, and to enjoy the art of 'beautiful writing'.The book begins with the historical background to calligraphy; the materials and equipment you need; and basic techniques, including ruling the paper, basic... read more
Artists and scientists analyze the world around them in surprisingly similar ways, by observing, collecting, documenting, analyzing, and comparing. In this captivating guided journal, readers are encouraged to explore their world as both artists and scientists. The mission Smith proposes? 'To document and observe the world ar... read more
Keeping bees is a wonderfully relaxing and rewarding pursuit. Whether you have a large garden, small backyard or roof terrace there is enough room for a hive or two - and that is all you need to produce delicious honey. Suitable for both beginner and the experienced beekeeper, this practical guide covers everything from setti... read more
The easy way to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment.
Building Beehives For Dummies is the follow-up book to the bestselling Beekeeping For Dummies. It provides everything you need to learn how to build some of the world's most popular hives and beekeeping accessories. For each design the book includes a de... read more
This work offers information on everything the ship modeller needs to know about building a famous warship. It features numerous detailed plans and colour illustrations. It focuses on very popular modelling subjects which are represented by a wide selection of kits. The "ShipCraft" series provides in-depth information about b... read more
Publication cancelled (21 Feb 2008)
This book includes 80 more of the most challenging and entertaining cryptic puzzles from the renowned Telegraph compilers. The Telegraph has been printing cryptic crosswords for over half a century, and they still baffle, infuriate and delight Telegraph readers on a daily basis. Do a cryptic puzzle a day...The best way to kee... read more
The fourth instalment in the fiercely popular, bestselling Fiendish Su Doku series. A new collection of previously unpublished Fiendish Su Doku puzzles with the added bonus of 25 Super Fiendish puzzles. Perfect for the advanced solver in need of a constant supply of ultra-difficult puzzles, and guaranteed to provide hours of ... read more
As convenient as they are stylish and as enjoyable as it is fashionable, the Pocket Posh Sudoku 6 features a cover with a contemporary tactile design and comes in a handy size, making it a smart, sophisticated accessory that goes with anything. It also fits nicely into a purse or pocket. The Pocket Posh Sudoku 6 puzzle book i... read more
The trend for researching family history and tracing ancestral roots back into the past is currently huge and is expanding all the time all over the world.This book takes the reader, step-by-very-easy-step, through the stages in using a computer for this specific purpose. Anyone beginning to investigate their genealogy will l... read more
As convenient as they are stylish and as enjoyable as it is fashionable, the Pocket Posh Sudoku 7 features a cover with a contemporary tactile design and comes in a handy size, making it a smart, sophisticated accessory that goes with anything. It also fits nicely into a purse or pocket. The Pocket Posh Sudoku 7 puzzle book i... read more