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Known for discovering the real culinary magic that a country has to offer, in his latest book, John Gregory-Smith uncovers the secrets of the Moroccan kitchen. From home-cooked stews to sensational seafood, John reveals little-known Moroccan dishes and gives them his pared back, modern spin.
In WHAT I SEE, Brooklyn Beckham has curated a collection of his unique and contemporary photos to publish for the first time. His first book consists of over 300 photos, divided into chapters which each tell a story: from a family holiday in Iceland; to a day at Coney Island; to every day snapshots. Many of the images have not been seen before. They are accompanied by an introduction and captions by Brooklyn. Authentic and stylish, WHAT I SEE is a glimpse behind the lens.
Nwankwo Kanu won the Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League and UEFA Cup. As captain of Nigeria he became an Olympic Gold medallist and twice won African Player of the Year. Kanu is a member of the Invincibles: the Arsenal side that finished the 2003-04 season undefeated. He famously scored a hat-trick in fifteen minutes against Chelsea to turn a 2–0 deficit into a 3–2 victory.
OPEN: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be is a colourful guide to life for young adults from TV and radio personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney. Full of honest advice about the big, bad and beautiful things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between.
A gathering is an easy way of cooking and hosting. It means no pressure, no code of conduct, and everyone – cook included – can actually enjoy themselves. This collection is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings perfect to end a feast with. Nothing overly fussy or complicated, just tasty, pretty plates of food.
Hello, is this planet Earth? takes readers on a mesmerizing tour of astronaut Tim Peake’s historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 of Tim’s stunning photographs that he took on board the International Space Station, many of which have not been seen before, this lavish collection showcases the beauty of Earth from above, and is the perfect visual time capsule of Tim’s remarkable trip, which captured the imaginations of millions of children and adults across the world.
‘My goal, ultimately, is to try and make you as big a science fan as I am. That’s all this is, really. It’s a fanbook. An unofficial annual. It’s… like fan fiction. It’s a poster I want you to hang on your wall. But this ain’t about One Direction (RIP). It’s about SCIENCE.’
Following hot on the heels of last year's Top 10 bestseller, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2017 offers a completely new compendium of strange but true facts and amazing stories; from the polar bear robot and the edible human skull, to the woman who still suffers from sea-sickness three years after her last boat trip, and the Swiss daredevil who soars over famous landmarks in his custom-made jet pack.
Nujeen Mustafa has cerebral palsy. This did not stop her travelling, with her sister, 3500 miles from Syria to Germany in a wheelchair. Denied access to an education in Syria because of her disability, she educated herself through the television – to speak English; to learn history, drama, science; to dream of meeting the Queen and becoming an astronaut. Escaping her war-torn country, this then sixteen-year-old suffered the hardships and dangers of the migrant route to reach safety in Europe where she hopes for a better future.