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The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dinah Bucholz

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

Non-fiction based on fiction? Sure, why not. It's The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut. Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express. With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffi Pie! With more than 15 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as: Treacle Tart--Harry's favorite dessert Molly's Meat Pies--Mrs. Weasley's classic dish Kreacher's French Onion Soup Pumpkin Pasties--a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you'll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magickal culinary masterpieces, sure to make even Mrs. Weasley proud.

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This is Ireland by Miroslav Sasek

This is M. Sasek

Want to foster a healthy interest in travel, other cultures, other languages and traditions in your children? Miroslav Sasek was a Czech author and illustrator, who generally published under “M. Sasek”, most remembered for a series of children’s books called “This Is…”. The series explores the cuisines, landmarks, architecture and more of countries and regions around the world, in a fun, colorful, fascinating format.

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One Red Dot by David A. Carter

One Red Dot's Pop-Up Magic

Branded as a pop-up book for children of all ages, One Red Dot has a complex piece of art on each of the 10 spreads. The yellow and red cover catches the eye and then the rising artwork takes over – a puzzling box, twisting twirling gigs, burning baskets, flip-flop flaps, wiggle-wobble widgets, fluttering flicker clickers, obedient orbs which is probably the best spread, nimble nines and finally coiling curly cues. Each sculpture hides a single red dot.

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Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

Including New York Times best-sellers Star Wars Visual Dictionary, Star Wars Episode I Visual Dictionary, Star Wars Attack of the Clones Visual Dictionary, and Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Visual Dictionary, a definitive photographic guide to the entire Star Wars saga also features all-new material from the original trilogy.

Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

A Practical Guide to Dragons

A Practical Guide to Dragons

This lavishly illustrated guide showcases the wide array of fantastic dragons encountered on the world of Krynn. Sindri Suncatcher-wizard's apprentice-opens up his personal notebooks to share his knowledge of these awe-inspiring creatures, from the life cycle of a kind copper dragon to the best way to counteract a red dragon's fiery breath.

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