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 book will appeal to anyone with a love for outdoor adventure, and fulfils a niche by appealing to the teenage market with a do-it-yourself flavour.
This new collection of sudoku puzzles contains standard killer sudoku and introduces samurai sudoku. The samurai sudoku extends into a star shape of five overlapping sudoku grids, presenting an exciting new challenge to fans of the standard puzzle and an opportunity to develop new techniques.
For those who like to live dangerously and push beyond their mental comfort zone, steel yourself for the second book in The Times' toughest Killer series yet. Prepare for the extreme mental challenge of 120 Deadly-level Killer puzzles, including, exclusive to The Times, 20 Extra Deadly, to really test your limits: this is the... read more
Celebrate the holidays while challenging the mind with this collection of 100 Sudoku puzzles, perfect for stuffing the stocking of a Sudoku puzzler. The seasonal tactile design with red flocking and green elastic bellyband makes the book a stylish accessory that looks great and fits nicely into a purse or a pocket. Pocket Pos... read more
Explains how to build a radio-controlled yacht from start to maiden voyage from the set of plans that are included with the book. This work is presented in full colour throughout, using step-by-step photography and 3-dimensional drawings. It addresses the requirements and taste of modelmakers.
This book contains a selection of 80 of the most stimulating and entertaining recent cryptic challenges from the pages of the "Daily Telegraph", which has been running these puzzles for as many years. Still they baffle, infuriate and delight readers on a daily basis, and this is their first appearance in book form. As usual, ... read more
The interactive puzzle book is reinvented in 2011 with The Great Global Treasure Hunt on Google Earth, which challenges readers to take a virtual adventure right around the world in search of fabulous hidden treasure, for a whopping prize of 50,000. The beautiful full-colour artworks and evocative text contain a series of cl... read more
The eagerly-awaited sixth book in the bestselling Times Difficult Su Doku series. This is the latest collection of 200 previously unpublished Difficult Su Doku puzzles - perfect for the intermediate Su Doku solver in need of a constant supply of challenging puzzles. You are guaranteed hours of absorbing, brain-stretching ente... read more