Training Your Superdog
Unleash your dog’s potential and build a rewarding relationship that will last a lifetime
From walking on a loose lead to carrying the shopping, everything you need to know to train your dog and ensure you have a happy and contented canine companion.
Starting with choosing the right breed for you, to understanding their exercise needs, learn every aspect of owning and training a dog. Get in-depth instruction on training, from basic obedience to advanced tricks, by following clear, step-by-step explanations and illustrations which show you exactly what to do.
Understand your dog, with the aid of the latest research into canine behaviour and learn to correct problems and maximise their potential. A well-trained dog is a well-behaved, healthy and happy dog.
The Survival Handbook
From planning an expedition, to packing essential kits, to discovering what to do on a trail, The Survival Handbook is an invaluable tool when you’re in the great outdoors.
Among a myriad of outdoor skills, it teaches readers how to make shelters, find water, and spot, catch, and cook wild food. And if there’s an emergency, it shows which essential first-aid techniques to use when, how to mount a rescue, and even how to get yourself found.
by Giles Chapman
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles
This chunky format, retro-feel encyclopedia reviews 150 of the most incredible cars in motoring history from the earliest to experiments for the future. Each automobile is illustrated and accompanied by informative text, a colorful quote, and a specifications box. Distributed generously throughout the book are delightful photographic spreads showing cars that are typical of their era. The chapters trace the story from the first steam-powered vehicles and the Ford Model T, to favorites such as the James Bond amphibian car, the holder of the supersonic land speed record, and right up to the latest Air car, which has been hailed as the true car of tomorrow.
The Complete Fishing Manual
The Complete Fishing Manual is the definitive guide to fishing covering everything from strategies and techniques, to choosing bait, tackle and equipment. Whether you’re beach-fishing for sharks or fly-fishing in the rivers of England, advice on anatomy, behaviour and habitat and detailed photography on every technique will mean that no fish is safe from you!
And for those who want to cast their net further? The Complete Fishing Manual gives you an amazing insight into the world’s best fishing destinations, and the once-in-a-lifetime species that you can find there.
Inspiring novices and experienced fishermen and women alike, The Complete Fishing Manual is an invaluable resource for any keen angler.
The Art of Calligraphy
For those interested in learning the craft of the brush and pen, this book provides a guide to each step. For the student of the hand-lettered script, it provides a guide to the development of calligraphy from antiquity to the electronic age. Every major form of Latin-based script is covered from Imperial and Roman hands, through Gothic and Renaissance scripts to Italic and Copperplate. Step-by-step illustrations and descriptions explain the construction of each letter, the correct pen-hold and pen-angle, the proportions of the letters, and how to lay them out on a page. Exercises supplement the basics learnt while examples of historical and contemporary hand-lettering provide inspiration.