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Browse Month: March 2018

Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing (Electrical Regulations)

Important changes to the EIC and EICR forms make Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing a priority for all those carrying out inspection and testing on electrical installations. Additional changes to this book from the updates to Amendment 3 include: * Changes to earth fault loop impedances for all protective devices * Earth electrode testing Amendment 3 published on 5 January 2015 and comes into effect on 1 July 2015. All new installations from this point must comply with Amendment 3 to BS…

Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

The awe-inspiring Sunday Times Bestseller from astronaut Tim Peake

How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet?
What’s it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space?
And where to next – the Moon, Mars or beyond?

Ask an Astronaut is Tim’s personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission, and the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth.

Accessible, in-depth, and written with his characteristic warmth,…

Maths Ages 4-5: New Edition (Collins Easy Learning Preschool)

An engaging Maths activity book to really help boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning! Fully in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage, this book provides reassurance whilst supporting your child’s learning at home. Combining useful practice with engaging, colourful illustrations, this Maths practice book helps to boost your child’s confidence and develop good learning habits for life. Each fun activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement….

The Cow Book: A Story of Life on a Family Farm

Farming has been in John Connell’s family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father’s footsteps. Until, one winter, he finds himself back on the farm and begins to learn the ways of the farmer and the way of the cows.

Connell records the hypnotic rhythm of the farming day – cleaning the outhouses, milking the herd, tending to sickly lambs, helping the cows give birth. But alongside the routine events, there are the unforeseen moments when things go wrong: when a calf…

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Picador Classic Book 79)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, now an HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose Byrne

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells – taken without her knowledge – became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta’s family did not learn of her ‘immortality’ until more than twenty years after her death, with devastating consequences . . .

Rebecca Skloot’s…

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