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From the weird and wonderful to the frankly fantastic. A stylishly illustrated A-to-Z dictionary text supplemented by a wealth of fascinating information on a wide range of subjects.
The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls and killer plants. And of course all your favourite record categories are updated, such as the world's new tallest dog! Plus, want to be a record-breaker?
A sourcebook of wise one-loners, of knock-out jokes, of drole asides and heartfelt statements of truth and beauty. It gathers insights of some of the best minds, and organises them into 250 subjects. It offers you a different take on almost every situation life throws at you.
For seventy-five years, The Friendship Book's inspirational and reflective daily anecdotes, quotes and poems have warmed the hearts and enriched the lives of generations of devoted readers. In our specially-compiled anniversary edition of this much-loved annual, Francis Gay's insightful words of wisdom are the perfect accompaniment as we journey together through the year ahead, sharing faith, hope and love. This is an uplifting anthology to dip into every day. Whatever the season and whatever challenges we may face, The Friendship Book always offers words of comfort and optimism, while thirty stunning colour photographs reflect the beauty of God's world around us.
A Citizen’s Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa provides a basis on which to understand the crime statistics in a manner that is accessible to the general public. Each chapter challenges a set of oft-repeated assumptions about how bad crime is, where it occurs, and who its victims are.
The A to Z of names is the new, expanded version of the popular reference book that reveals the true meaning of our names. The previous edition explored the origin and meaning of more than 9 000 South African men's and women's names.
This book will transport you to the stunning places in the world. Discover one-of-a-kind- natural paradises and awesome man-made structures around the globe, from europe to North and South America
This wall map shows provinces of South Africa colour-coded. It includes the major cities, major towns, other towns and settlements, major and minor roads with distance markers, toll roads, route numbers, railway lines and stations, border posts, airports, places of interest, national parks and reserves.
Packaged in a convenient tube.
Ranging from the woman who married a Ferris wheel to exploding cow farts, and from the girl who cries stone tears to the pizzeria that deliver its customers' orders by drone, this book offers a new compendium of strange but true facts and amazing stories.
This illustrated volume profiles more than 400 species from all continents and climates, from the greater flamingo to the snowy owl, from the golden eagle to the canary.
Battles identifies the 100 major battles, from the ancient era to the present day, that have had a significant impact on the world in which we now live. Beginning with the battle of Kadesh (1294 BCE), which pitted two of the great armies of the ancient world against each other, the book then explores conflicts through the ages, including engagements in the former Soviet Union and Iraq.
It includes more than 250 colour and black-and-white photographs, artworks and maps illustrating the battles, the leading figures and the tactucs of the eras. This lavish title offers an information-packed insight into some of the decisive land and sea battles in military history.
With the use of comprehensive lists and fantasic colour photographs as, well as fun facts and interesting statistics, this book charts the story of the car since 1960. Learn how the development of modern vehicles, from sports cars to family hatchbacks and SUVs to hybrid/electric
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Detailed map of the world; countries are colour coded; shows country & ocean names; capital cities and major towns; latitudes and longitudes; transparent plastic globe ring with black plastic base.
The follow-up to the international bestseller and publishing phenomenon Letters of Note