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              The Islam Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Islam Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Omaar, Rageh

              • RRP: $39.99
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              This comprehensive, accessible, and factual guide to Islam is essential to understanding the world's fastest-growing religion. This essential guide to Islam covers every aspect of the Muslim faith and its history - from the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the teachings of the Ko...ran to Islam in the 21st century. Celebrating the scientific, literary, and artistic achievements of the Islamic Golden Age and the ideas of philosophers and theologians across the centuries, it opens a window on the Islamic world. The series' trademark graphics and mind maps unpick the central tenets of Islam, such as prayer, fasting, and pilgrimage. Clear factual writing offers insight into terms like Sharia law, the Caliphate, and jihad; Sunni and Shia divisions; and Sufi poetry and music. Images of Islamic art, architecture, calligraphy, and historical artefacts illustrate the articles. Modern issues such as fundamentalism are discussed in context alongside the work of peaceful traditionalists, modernizers, and women's rights campaigners, among others. Packed with more than 80 inspiring quotations, and bold, intriguing illustrations, The Islam Book is an invaluable source of information both for members of one of the world's major religions and any interested reader who wants a clear unbiased guide to the meaning of this faith.
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              ISBN 9780241409688
              Released AU 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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              ISBN 9780241410196
              Released AU 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Digital Photography Complete Course: Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks
               

              Digital Photography Complete Course: Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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              • Pub Date
                5 Jan 21

              Grab your camera and learn everything you need to know to improve your photography in just 20 weeks. The perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer, Digital Photography Complete Course teaches you everything you need to know in 20 weeks through easy-to-un...derstand tutorials. If you're a beginner, you'll be an expert in no time. Combining tutorials, step-by-step photoshoots, practical assignments, and fun Q&As, this book will teach you about the sometimes intimidating range of modes on bridge and system cameras (DSLR or mirrorless); untangle photographic jargon such as aperture, exposure, shutter speed, and depth-of-field; show you how to convey movement and use natural light in photos; and help you to master composition for that perfect photo. DK's Digital Photography Complete Course will help you use your camera to its full potential, so that you don't just take good pictures - you make great ones.
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              ISBN 9780241446614
              Released AU 5 Jan 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Little Book of Economics
               

              The Little Book of Economics (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $12.74
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              Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts clearly and simply, this book examines the economic forces that shape all our lives. From the earliest forms of currency to the Industrial Revolution, and from the birth of the stock market to free-market capit...alism and globalized trade, The Little Book of Economics brings economic theory and the work of key economists to life. Journeying through centuries of economic thought, it is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to the subject. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK's Big Ideas series, The Little Book of Economics offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics in a portable format that is perfect for reading on the go.
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              ISBN 9780241426449
              Released AU 21 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              How to Attract Birds to Your Garden: Foods they like, plants they love, shelter they need

              How to Attract Birds to Your Garden: Foods they like, plants they love, shelter they need (Hardback)

              By Rouse, Dan

              • RRP: $34.99
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              Create a flourishing wildlife haven for a wide range of birds. Fill your garden with a variety of local birds by providing them with the environment they need to thrive. Birds need our help, as the numbers of many species are declining. And since it's been proven that listening t...o the calming trill of birdsong is good for us, it's a win-win situation if we give them a hand. You can support bird populations by providing a safe haven that has the best shelter, food, and nesting opportunities for them. How to Attract Birds to Your Garden shows you how to optimize your outdoor space for birds, providing the food and nesting spaces they need to survive. Discover the best plants to grow for food and shelter, which birdfeeders, feed, and nest boxes to buy and how to make them predator-proof, as well as how to encourage diversity and a broad range of bird species. No need to be an expert gardener already, or to break the bank - many of the most beneficial features can be installed easily and cheaply, and many you can build yourself or upcycle to be eco-friendly.
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              ISBN 9780241439449
              Released AU 20 Oct 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: Stay Strong, Supported, and Stress-free
               

              Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: Stay Strong, Supported, and Stress-free (Paperback)

              By Freedman, Francoise Barbira

              • RRP: $24.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Dec 20

              Yoga is more important during pregnancy than at any other time of your life. As your body becomes unfamiliar to you from trimester to trimester and as labour approaches, you need safe, strengthening, and supportive sequences to guide you on your journey. This book gives you step-...by-step yoga postures specially adapted for each trimester, and relaxation techniques and simple breathing exercises will show you how to adjust to the physical demands of labour and give birth with confidence. From conception to birth, help develop shared wellbeing, and continue to reap the benefits of yoga after the birth as you bond with your new baby and regain your shape.
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              ISBN 9780241400012
              Released AU 1 Dec 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained
               

              How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Read by Bouvard, Laurence; Consultant editor Hemmings, Jo

              • RRP: $35.00
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              Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psychology.Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, The Psychology... Handbook makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy. Clear and easy to understand for both students and readers with a general interest, this book explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people think and behave, such as behaviourism, cognitive psychology, and humanism. It also shows how these approaches can be applied to real-world situations, with examples from the workplace to the sports field, the courtroom to the classroom. Learn why psychology plays a huge role in all of our lives and develop a greater understanding of what influences our behaviour, thoughts and feelings, and those of others, in a variety of environments and scenarios.
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              ISBN 9780241317693
              Released AU 28 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Adults / General
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              The Crochet Book: Over 130 techniques and stitches

              The Crochet Book: Over 130 techniques and stitches (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Montgomerie, Claire

              • RRP: $49.99
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              Learn more than 130 fully illustrated techniques and stitches and put them into practice as you go, creating 80 imaginative projects for home and to wear. Packed with step-by-step photography and clear instructions, The Crochet Book has everything you need to crochet a gorgeous a...rray of clothing, soft furnishings, and toys. Get to grips with your first crochet hook, work a range of classic granny squares, and discover how to craft delicate lace and openwork pieces. Practise your newly learned skills on simple projects as you move through the book, or dive straight into the dedicated projects chapter, which includes amigurumi and toy designs, blankets and cushions, and individual clothing for children and adults. Newly updated with a fresh design and six new projects, The Crochet Book is both a perfect guide for beginners and an invaluable resource for more practised crocheters.
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              ISBN 9780241435847
              Released AU 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Artisan Kitchen: The science, practice and possibilities

              The Artisan Kitchen: The science, practice and possibilities (Hardback)

              By Strawbridge, James

              • RRP: $49.99
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              Spark your creativity with a more mindful way of cooking. Giving a modern twist to age-old techniques, this book shows how to master 25 preserving and cooking processes, from fermenting to cheese making, hot smoking to sourdough baking. Discover how to brew perfect sweet-sour kom...bucha; make a fresh-tasting chutney; dry cure bresaola; create your own sourdough starter; and slow roast over an open wood fire. Be inspired to experiment with more than 150 recipe ideas. Each culinary project is explored in three stages to spark your creativity- The Science explains the science and technical know-how; The Practice gets you started on an enticing recipe, with action shots of tricky techniques; and The Possibilities provides further recipe ideas plus the tools and inspiration to devise your own recipes.
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              ISBN 9780241399774
              Released AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar: The Complete Guide
               

              Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar: The Complete Guide (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $59.50
              • $44.93
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              • Internationally sourced

              From Jimi Hendrix to Ed Sheeran, every guitar hero started somewhere - so stop dreaming and start playing! Covering acoustic and electric, this book includes everything you need to know, from choosing your instrument and reading guitar tab, to using amplifiers and effects. Easy-t...o-follow lessons take you through all the steps to becoming a great guitar player: from tuning and strumming for beginners, to advanced techniques for experienced players, such as fingerpicking and two-handed tapping. Pick up guitar theory along the way including rhythm, chords, and scales - and even how to fine-tune your playing for blues, pop, rock, and more. How to Play Guitar Step-by-Step also helps you take your music to the next level, with practical tips on forming a band, recording, and playing gigs. Whether you want to play along with your favourite songs at home or rock out onstage, this is the ultimate step-by-step guide to guitar greatness. With superb photography, easy-to-understand tips and tricks, and free downloadable tutorial videos accompanying each session, you will learn how to play the guitar like a pro and hit all the right notes.
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              ISBN 9780241389522
              Released AU 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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