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How It Feels to Be Attacked by a Shark: And Other Amazing Life-or-Death Situations!
Michelle Hamer.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602391918.  Daedalus Item Code: 53996
 
Most of us will never experience what it feels like to be attacked by a great white shark, but 46-year-old Allan Oppert here tells us exactly what it's like: "When I felt his teeth hit bone, I ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
 
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Genius
Keith Souter. Fiona McDonald, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780752458687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61297
 
At any party, there's always someone who stands out from the crowd because he or she speaks more intelligently and tells better jokes than nearly anyone else. If you've ever wished you were as ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780877798095.  Daedalus Item Code: 52492
 
This college-level desk dictionary—the source for many of Merriam-Webster's reference materials—contains 225,000 clear and precise definitions in 165,000 entries, including 10,000 new words, as well ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780877796763.  Daedalus Item Code: 61386
 
An essential resource for readers 8 to 11, this dictionary offers 36,000 entries, including hundreds from the fields of technology and life sciences. The definitions are enriched with nearly 1300 ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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More Women's Wicked Wit: Over 2000 Scintillating Quotations from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love
Michelle Lovric.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781853755675.  Daedalus Item Code: 61257
 
This follow-up to Women's Wicked Wit contains some 2,000 of not only the scintillating quotations mentioned in the subtitle, but also acerbic retorts and saucy one-liners by some of the ... (Read More)
 
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Numberland: The World in Numbers
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430605.  Daedalus Item Code: 52437
 
Compulsively readable and a veritable bottomless well of trivial facts and conversation starters, this book by Mitchell Symons—one of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780877799290.  Daedalus Item Code: 60448
 
This compact fourth edition of the Scrabble player's "bible" lists more than 100,000 two- to eight-letter words that are legitimate for play in North America—4,000 new to this edition. Main entries ... (Read More)
 
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Oranges and Lemons: Rhymes from Past Times
Karen Dolby.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843179597.  Daedalus Item Code: 52405
 
Collecting well-known nursery rhymes along with some that may be less familiar (yet faintly recognized), this intriguing annotated treasury takes us back to our earliest years and those rhymes and ... (Read More)
 
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Origin of Everyday Things: The Amazing Anecdotes Behind Everyday Items from Aztec Chewing Gum to American Zippers
Johnny Acton, Tania Adams & Matt Packer.
Publisher: Think Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845250485.  Daedalus Item Code: 61292
 
For history buffs, science students, pop culture fans, or trivia mavens, this book is a lively compendium of origins for more than 300 sayings, stories, objects, phenomena, and superstitions that we ... (Read More)
 
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