The English language arrived in Australia with the first motley bunch of European settlers on 26 January 1788. Today there is clearly a distinctive Australian regional dialect with its own place among the global family of 'Englishes'. How did this come ... read more

Story of Australian English
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With extended word histories, surprising folk etymologies, notes on words borrowed from other languages, and a fantastic supplement, this thoughtfully designed dictionary is large enough to include all the words and definitions you need, bu... read more

Collins Australian Compact Dictionary
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Series:Collins Dictionary and Grammar

An up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. A clear layout, cultural notes and an easy-to-use grammar section make this the ideal book for intermediate learners. Designed for all intermediate learners of... read more

Collins Italian Dictionary and Grammar
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A fun programme - featuring logic, observation, number and word puzzles, in categories such as reasoning, concentration and speed - that will help to build new brain skills in just a few minutes each day. At the end of each week, a 're-thinking' page features a range of suggestions and ideas to help i... read more

The Mammoth Book of Brain Games
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Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving; records of our memories and reminders of the things we w... read more

Lists of Note
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Some clear guidelines to navigate a rapidly changing world. Change is now constant. The world is faster than ever before. The way we live and interact with one another has changed significantly. Social media is all-pervasive... read more

The A to Z of Modern Manners: A Guide to Behaving Well
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Collins Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus offers three books in one - a combined dictionary and thesaurus, plus a useful spelling and punctuation supplement. Its handy size and up-to-date content make it an essential one-stop English reference sour... read more

Collins Mini Dictionary & Thesaurus
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This is a breathtaking and inspirational exploration of planet Earth. From the fiery mass of the Earth's core to the tip of the highest ice-capped mountain, discover every aspect of our planet in awe-inspiring photographic detail with Earth. Vi... read more

Earth: The Definitive Visual Guide
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This large-print dictionary offers a fully up-to-date text covering the core English vocabulary, with a specially commissioned design and layout catering to large-print users in a handy and affordable paperback format.

Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary (2nd Ed., 2007)
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Clear and compelling, The "Encyclopedia of War" documents every major war or significant period of conflict in over 5,000 years of human history. The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civil... read more

The Encyclopedia of War: From Ancient Egypt to Iraq
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What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Edith... read more

The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark: A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More
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A wonderful, practical and comprehensive household how-to from national treasure, Mary Berry.
"This book is a collection of what I've learnt about running a home over the years, along with all the helpful hints that friends and family have im... read more

Mary's Household Tips and Tricks
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