1. The No-Nonsense Guide to the United Nations The No-Nonsense Guide to the United Nations

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to the United Nations

    The first book to distill the entire history of the United Nations into one accessible volume. Also available a an eBook.
  2. No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

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    No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

    All you need to know about Women's Rights in one handy guide. Also available as an eBook
  3. The No-Nonsense Guide to Sexual Diversity

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to Sexual Diversity

    Demystifies all the colours of the sexual rainbow, and tracks the campaigns for rights and equality worldwide. Paperback: 144 pages Size: 18cm x 11cm
  4. The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade

    Completely revised edition. An insight into how the arms trade works and the deals which are cut long before the weapons are deployed. An important book that should be studied in every home, school and university. If all armed disputes in the third world were to cease today, all the economies of prosperous nation would collapse tomorrow. Amazon Customer Review (5 Star) Size: 18cm x 11cm, 144 pages, paperback. Publication date: October 2009
  5. No Nonsense Guide to Global Media

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    No Nonsense Guide to Global Media

    This No-Nonsense Guide introduces the political economy of the major media. 144 pages.
  6. No Nonsense Guide to Science No Nonsense Guide to Science

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    No Nonsense Guide to Science

    Clearing away the scientific myths, this guide ranges over subjects as diverse as genetic engineering, biotechnology, medicine and military science. Paperback:144 pages Size: 18cm x 11.2cm
  7. The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development
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    The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development

    An exploration of all aspects of ‘development’ that shows it should be more social than political. Paperback: 144 pages Size: 10.9cm x 1.3cm x 18cm
  8. NONONSENSE series - 4 for the price of 3! NONONSENSE series - 4 for the price of 3!
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    NONONSENSE series - 4 for the price of 3!

    This acclaimed series relaunch in 2015 showcases topical issues, cover designs, clearer-than-ever layout with incisive writing for the students and the general reader.

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  9. NoNonsense Rethinking Education by Adam Unwin and John Yandell

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    NoNonsense Rethinking Education by Adam Unwin and John Yandell

    What is knowledge? Who decides what is important? Who owns it? These are central themes which run through this title which aims to change perceptions and understanding of education. Using historical and contemporary examples the authors examine the motivations, conflicts and contradictions in education. Breaking down the structures, forces and technologies involved they chart an alternative approach. 'A brilliant little book, which as the title suggests, doesn't mess around and gets to the nitty gritty of what's going in education. It's now a key reading for my students'. - Dr Alpesh Maisuria , Senior Lecturer at the University of East London 'This book offers hope for a truly profound re-imagination of education'. - Anthony Paré , Professor of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia.
  10. NoNonsense Legalizing Drugs by Steve Rolles

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    NoNonsense Legalizing Drugs by Steve Rolles

    We urgently need to legalize and regulate drugs – this book explains why, and how to do it. 'Of all mankind’s self-inflicted wounds, ‘the war on drugs’ must be one of the most catastrophic . This passionate, articulate, and numerate statement of the case for legalising drugs could not be bettered. I hope it has the wide readership, and receives the careful attention, it deserves. It should be placed in the hands of all those who are in a position to make or influence policy and to reverse the present disastrous approach to what should be an entirely manageable human problem' Raymond Tallis, Retired Physician and Neuroscientist, Author, and Philosopher. Paperback: 144 pages Size: 18cm x 11cm
  11. NoNonsense Feminism by Nikki van der Gaag

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    NoNonsense Feminism by Nikki van der Gaag

    An international perspective on the resurgence in feminist movements: the advances and the setbacks, the challenges and the contradictions. ‘Informative and concise. Let us take inspiration and create a fairer, more feminist 21st century.’ - Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International 'Very up-to-date, with a useful ‘very brief history of feminisms’, this is a quick read which should lead on to more detailed reading elsewhere (there are plenty of references). Recommended.' Peace News Paperback: 144 pages Size: 18cm x 11cm
  12. No Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS

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    No Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS

    No Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS
  13. eBook: The Global Bakery by Anna Weston

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    eBook: The Global Bakery by Anna Weston

    Home baking goes global with sixty-four recipes to expand your cake-baking horizons. Discover a dazzling richness of cakes with easy-to-follow recipes perfect for domestic kitchens. 'Practical yet still exceedingly delicious, this world tour of cakes offers down-to-earth instructions for the everyday chef. Adventure arrives not through elaborate technique, but through whole ingredients and flavours from all over the world. Warm, clear, and free of intimidating steps.' - Foreword Review. Paperback, 184 pages.
  14. Where Will I Live by Rosemary McCarney Where Will I Live by Rosemary McCarney

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    Where Will I Live by Rosemary McCarney

    A stunning photo-based picture book for younger readers takes a look at the thousands of children around the world who have been forced to flee war and conflict. Life for refugees, especially child refugees, is unimaginably tough, but these books do a great and important job in giving an insight into their lives.
    Steven MacKenzie, The Big Issue. "A poignant photojournalistic look at the issues confronting refugee children and their families... The true power of the book lies in its ability to spark classroom conversations, highlighting the need for cultural awareness and compassion"
    School Library Journal Hardback: 24 pages Age 4+ Size: 21.7cm x 27.5cm
  15. eBook: Juliana's Bananas by Ruth Walton

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    eBook: Juliana's Bananas by Ruth Walton

    An educational resource to help children of 5 and up explore Fairtrade through the eyes of the children of banana farmers in the Windward Islands in the Caribbean. 'This fabulous colourful book uses a Caribbean banana farming family to explain how international trade works and what it means to children, their families and communities. A great way to introduce Fairtrade and why it is needed!' - Jacqui Mackay, Banana Link.
  16. Baba Didi and the Godwits by Nicola Muir and Annie Hayward Baba Didi and the Godwits by Nicola Muir and Annie Hayward

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    Baba Didi and the Godwits by Nicola Muir and Annie Hayward

    The story of a fantastical flight, and of the courage and endurance it takes for birds - and people - to keep going to reach a safe destination.
    'Highly recommended ... Sparkling, fantastical illustrations enchant, sprucing up a tough life with a bit of magic and imagination.' - Foreword reviews
    Hardback, 32 pages
  17. Little Worm’s Big Question by Schlunke & Polyp Little Worm’s Big Question by Schlunke & Polyp

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    Little Worm’s Big Question by Schlunke & Polyp

    A wild and humorous adventure evoking a sense of wonder and fascination with the natural world, woven with subtle messages of sustainability and self worth. 'An enchanting, witty and mesmerizingly illustrated modern fable, with a humble but intrepid hero whose epic journey weaves together a tale of emotional and ecological awareness.' - Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP. Hardback or eBook, 32 pages
  18. Hole In the Heart by Henny Beaumont

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    Hole In the Heart by Henny Beaumont

    When the registrar told Henny and her husband that their daughter might have Down’s Syndrome, she thought that her life was over. How would she be able to look after this baby, who might die, and manage her other two children at the same time? Hole in the Heart is a moving, funny, ironic and refreshingly honest look at living with a child who has special needs. "Powerful and deeply honest... Henny's words and stunning art work speak to everyone, whether they have a child with a learning disability or not." - Mencap Graphic Novel Paperback: 288 pages Size: 170mm x 240mm
  19. Billy, Me & You by Nicola Streeten Billy, Me & You by Nicola Streeten

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    Billy, Me & You by Nicola Streeten

    Highly Commended - British Medical Association Book Award: Popular Medical Category 2012 A moving, surprisingly funny, and inspiring graphic memoir by a woman who lost her two-year-old son after heart surgery, Billy, Me & You is a bracing and memorable account of recovery after bereavement. "Several close friends of mine have lost a child… This beautiful book, by Nicola Streeten, gave me a rare insight into something of what they went through." - Julie Hesmondhalgh, Observer Also available as an eBook
  20. Science Tales by Darryl Cunningham

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    Science Tales by Darryl Cunningham

    Shortlisted - British Comic Awards: Best Book 2012 Nominated - YALSA - Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2013 The first edition of Darryl Cunningham's *Science Tales* was published in 2012 and shortlisted for the British Comics Awards: Best Book. This new edition has been updated to include a clinical exposé of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and its political framework in the UK and USA. "As a science primer that presents complex ideas in a simple, but never simplistic, way, Science Tales cannot be recommended enough." - Argument Paperback: 208 pages Size: 152mm x 210mm
  21. Supercrash by Darryl Cunningham

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    Supercrash by Darryl Cunningham

    Darryl Cunningham's latest investigation takes us to the heart of free-world politics and the financial crisis, as he traces the roots of bankrupt countries to the domination of right-wing policies and the people who created them. 'Distils a vast amount into a rapid-paced, accessible narrative that demystifies the financial and ideological forces behind the crash.' Sunday Sydney Morning Herald Paperback: 240 pages Size: 160mm x 230mm
  22. Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

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    Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

    An illustrated critique of the negative impacts of religion centred on an appeal for the teaching of creationism to be dropped from education. 'We need books like Goodbye God? to help expose both religious and scientific nonsense that can get in the way of sound thinking and to help produce a healthier and happier world with public policies that properly address the challenges of the 21st century.' - Professor Lawrence M Krauss, author of A Universe from Nothing.
  23. The Food of Love by Kate Evans The Food of Love by Kate Evans

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    The Food of Love by Kate Evans

    Fresh and funny, this perfect gift for new mothers is a refreshingly different guide to breastfeeding. Packed with hilarious and stylish graphics, it will entertain the rest of us too: partners, friends and anyone who has ever wondered how it all works. "Beautiful to look at (the cartoons are wonderful); informative and – best of all – funny." - Association of Breastfeeding Mothers Also available as an eBook
  24. eBook: Rumble Strip by Woodrow Phoenix

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    eBook: Rumble Strip by Woodrow Phoenix

    If you want to get away with murder... buy a car. Woodrow Phoenix’s impassioned and beautifully drawn graphic novel questions our love affair with cars, and asks why, when you are in the driving seat, killing other people is not murder. Or even manslaughter. It’s… misfortune. “Phoenix articulates - and illustrates the devastating combination of human and machine on our roads.” - Lovereading “One utterly original work of genius. It should be made mandatory reading for everyone, everywhere.” - The Times
  25. Funny Weather by Kate Evans

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    Funny Weather by Kate Evans

    From one of Britain's most talented young comic artists, here is a scathingly humorous, and thoroughly researched, exploration of climate change. "Tackles the grim subject of climate change with innovation, humour and clarity... this well-drawn tome is essential reading." - Big Issue Paperback: 96 pages Size: 148mm x 210mm