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Over 200 pages of legends, spells, facts, and rainbow food recipes!Do you need a little more rainbow in your life? What about sparkle? Look no further. Unicornucopia is here!Packed full of over 200 enchanting pages of legends, spells, facts, crafts, and unicorn food recipes, Unicornucopia: The Little Book of Unicorns is the ultimate compendium of all things unicorn.DID YOU KNOW?The existence of unicorns wasn’t disproved until as late as 1825*A recipe for how best to cook unicorn was discovered in a medieval cookbook*Throughout history, unicorns have been described as everything from mice with horns to magical rhinoceros*Unicorn horns were believed to cure fevers, purify poisons, prolong youth, and act as an aphrodisiacFull of gorgeous full-colour illustrations and plenty of joyful whimsy throughout, Unicornucopia includes everything you could ever want to know about these magical creatures, all in a gorgeous, covetable, rainbow-edged package. It’s the perfect gift for every unicorn lover in your life!

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A revealing look backstage at the hit TV show Downton Abbey. In-depth interviews give an exclusive insight into the actors’ experiences on set as well as the celebrated creative team behind the award-winning drama.A lavishly illustrated book full of images from the new series including those stunning 1920s costumes, which will delight the millions of devoted Downton fans. Step inside the props store or the hair and make-up truck and catch a glimpse of the never-before-seen secret backstage world. Expertly crafted with inside knowledge and facts, this book will delve into the inspiration behind the details seen on screen, the choice of locations, the music and much more.With a perspective from the director’s chair and rare insights into filming, this is the inside track on all aspects of the making of the show.

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From sports to innovation, art to politics – meet the incredible women who got there first.Ever heard the saying “It’s a man’s world”? Clearly, the speaker had never met Amelia Earhart or Harriet Tubman. Those feisty females, and many more, rivaled their male counterparts in everything from computer programming to civil rights, and from world speed records to the invention of the chocolate chip cookie!• Did you know that the first computer programmer was a woman? Countess Ada Lovelace (1842).• Or that the inventor of the life raft, windshield wiper, and Kevlar were all female? Maria Beaseley (1882), Mary Anderson (1903), Stephanie Kwolek (1966).From ground-breaking inventions to feats of endurance, We Can Do Anything is the ideal book for growing girls’ and boys’ intellectually curious minds. Loaded with 200+ main entries, readers will be armed with incredible trivia about history, science, sports, and the arts—perfect for anyone looking to stimulate their mind, brush up for school, or simply indulge in a good read.Organized chronologically, this fact-o-pedia is subdivided intoa range of subjects, including science & innovation, sports & endurance, arts & literature, politics & world-building, business & industry, world records, and unusual achievements.With engaging and accessible text and delightful illustrations throughout, We Can Do Anything is sure to educate, entertain, and inspire!

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The Collins Rhyming Dictionary is the most accessible way to find the rhyme you need. Other rhyming dictionaries are characterised by the use of obscure words for padding, subsections for disyllabic and trisyllabic rhymes, and reverse phonetic order – but the Collins Rhyming Dictionary avoids such complications and, as a result, is the most practical rhyming book available.The Collins Rhyming Dictionary groups together the most satisfactory rhymes, taking stress and vowel assonance into account. An index helps you jump straight to the word you're looking for, and eye-catching panels contain examples of rhyme in action.With the Collins Rhyming Dictionary, you will never be lost for words.

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An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit.Optimised for colour tablets, the images in this ebook are not best-suited for viewing on black and white devices.This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.A comprehensive section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.

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“THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY AT A GREAT PRICE.” Astronomy NowA comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon.Designed for Britain and Ireland but usable anywhere in the world between 40°N and 60°N, covering most of Europe, southern Canada and the northern United States.Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion, and approved by the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.Content includes:• Advice on where to start looking.• Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see.• Positions of the moon and visible planets.• Details of objects and events you might see in 2019.• Diagrams of notable events visible from Britain.Also available: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies south of the Equator ISBN 978-0-00-829499-1 andA month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America ISBN 978-0-22-810105-5.

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A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Now includes a section on comets and a map of the moon.Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa.Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion.Content includes:• Advice on where to start looking.• Easy-to-use star maps for each month with descriptions of what to see.• Positions of the moon and visible planets.• Details of objects and events you might see in 2019.• Diagrams of notable events visible from Australia, and some for New Zealand and South Africa.Also available: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland ISBN 978-0-00-825770-5 andA month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above North America ISBN 978-0-22-810105-5.

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Монах Галус создает в скриптории монастыря описание животных и некоторых драгоценных камней, рассматривая – кроме прочих повадок и свойств – и с точки зрения душеполезности их существования.В написании книги выдержан стиль средневекового бестиария.

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В Справочнике представлены актуальные виды норм культуры речи: акцентологические, произносительные, лексические, морфологические, синтаксические. Материал подан в форме блоков: теоретическая часть сжата до уровня «справок», нормы представлены в форме схем, таблиц, тезисов, перечней слов. Каждый раздел сопровождается очерками «лингвистической переменки», в которых рассказывается об интересных языковых фактах, связанных с вопросами права и языка. Справочник предназначен для студентов юридических вузов, но может быть полезен любому небезразличному к родному языку и желающему познать законы речевой культуры читателю.

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В мире, где физика – неотъемлемая составляющая общей эрудиции, а новые прорывы в квантовых исследованиях обсуждаются в главных новостях центральных СМИ, каждый должен уметь отличить атомы от антивещества и знать достаточно, чтобы в гидродинамике чувствовать себя, как рыба в воде, а в принципе неопределенности разбираться уверенно. В ваших руках самый быстрый способ подтянуть свои знания в ракетостроении и прочем. «Физика за 30 секунд» охватывает грандиозные идеи и концепции, стоящие в основе жизни, как мы ее знаем. От электромагнитных волн, обеспечивающих мгновенную связь между противоположными краями света, до гравитации, которая позволяет нам твердо стоять на ногах. Каждый раздел занимает не более двух страниц, и его можно охватить за какие-то 30 секунд. Книга содержит множество полезных графиков и кратких биографий ученых, изменивших представление о научном знании навсегда. Редактор-консультант Брайан Клегг читает курс лекций по естественным наукам, специализируясь на прикладной физике, в Кембриджском университете. Он публиковался в таких периодических изданиях, как Nature, The Times и The Wall Street Journal, был лектором в Оксфорде, Кембридже и Королевском институте. Он также является редактором сайта книжных рецензий www.popularscience.co.uk, и у него есть две опубликованные книги: «Краткая история бесконечности» и «Как построить машину времени» © Storysidе