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This Christmas, unwrap your curiosity and explore a whole world of ideas within our books.

Discover our collection of beautiful books to gift for Christmas.

From lavishly illustrated to perfectly practical, we have just the thing for everyone on your list. And maybe even a few books for your own wish list!

Our top picks for adults

The Science of the Ocean

Combining graceful design and beautiful imagery, this book provides an elegant introduction to ocean life and the ocean itself

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Parker's Astrology

A new edition of the highly praised guide to astrological techniques and tools, with detailed instructions on calculating and interpreting birth charts, from world-renowned astrologers Julia and Derek Parker.

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The Artisan Kitchen

A compendium of traditional preserving and outdoor cooking projects with contemporary flair.

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Our top picks for kids

The Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures

This wonderful book delves deeper into the facts behind enchanting fictional creatures from all around the world!

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The Mysteries of the Universe

Travel to the furthest reaches of the Universe and visit 100 remarkable objects along the way with this stunning book about space.

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The LEGO Games Book

With 50 fun and easy games to play with LEGO bricks, get the whole family playing together!

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Christmas recipes

Christmas fruit mince pies

The fruit mince in this recipe is quick to prepare and needs no time to mature, making these an easy festive treat to bake.

Plum Pudding

So-named because it contains prunes, this is a classic Christmas dish, here using butter instead of the traditional beef suet.

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