Father's Day 2021

Whether it's the latest cookery books or immersive volumes of history, pulse-quickening thrillers or award-winning literary fiction, we have everything you need to spoil dad rotten. Check out all the best Father's Day books below, including essential signed editions from top authors, great gifts and the biggest releases.

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From the author of Spitfire and Lancaster comes the gripping story of the Tornado aircraft during the First Gulf War, as numerous aircrews proved their mettle with incredible courage and daring.

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Best New Non-Fiction Hardbacks

Operation Pedestal
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£25.00   £21.99
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The Power of Geography
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Alexandria
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£25.00   £21.99
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Noise
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£25.00   £21.99
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Long Players
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£12.99
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Philip
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£25.00   £21.99
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The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen
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£25.00   £22.99
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Spring Cannot be Cancelled
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£25.00   £21.99
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Simply Raymond
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£25.00   £21.99
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Around the World in 80 Plants
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£20.00   £17.99
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Whose Game Is It Anyway?
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£19.99   £17.99
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Beyond
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Land
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£25.00   £22.99
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World Travel
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£18.99   £16.99
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The Wild Isles
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£25.00   £21.99
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Together
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£16.99   £14.99
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Empireland
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£18.99   £16.99
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Churchill & Son
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£14.99 £12.99
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10+ in stock
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The kidnapping of a pilot’s family leaves a plane full of people at the mercy of his conscience in this relentless psychological thriller, soaring with edge-of-your seat suspense.

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Best New Fiction Hardbacks

Dead Ground
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£16.99   £14.99
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Klara and the Sun
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£20.00   £16.99
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The Lamplighters
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£14.99
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The Passenger
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China
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£20.00   £17.99
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Unsettled Ground
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£14.99   £12.99
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Sooley
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£20.00   £16.99
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Legacy of War
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£20.00   £15.99
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London, Burning
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£14.99   £12.99
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Ariadne
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£14.99   £12.99
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How to Kidnap the Rich
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Turn a Blind Eye
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£20.00   £15.99
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First Person Singular
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£16.99   £14.99
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Project Hail Mary
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£20.00   £16.99
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Light Perpetual
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£16.99   £14.99
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The Field
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£14.99   £12.99
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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
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£14.99   £12.99
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Lean Fall Stand
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£14.99   £12.99
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Signed & Special Editions

Panenka
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£15.00   £12.99
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The Bomber Mafia
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£20.00   £16.99
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New Yorkers
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£25.00
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You Lose Yourself You Reappear
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Slough House
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£14.99
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Get Fit, Get Healthy, Get Happy
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Asian Green
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£20.00
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The Italian Deli Cookbook
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Tokyo Redux
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£16.99
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Lean Fall Stand
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£14.99   £12.99
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Helgoland
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£20.00   £17.99
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Beeswing
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£20.00
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Books do Furnish a Life
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Nighthawking
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£14.99   £12.99
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Tapestries of Life
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£14.99   £12.99
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Languages of Truth
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My Rock 'n' Roll Friend
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The Disappearance of Stephanie Mailer
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£20.00   £16.99
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£9.99 £8.49
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The triumphant conclusion to a modern classic, The Mirror & the Light carries the reader spellbound through the final, tragic era of Thomas Cromwell’s eventful life.

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Best New Paperbacks

Shuggie Bain
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The Thursday Murder Club
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£8.99   £7.49
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Hamnet
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£8.99   £7.49
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Utopia Avenue
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£8.99   £7.49
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How to Make the World Add Up
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£9.99   £8.49
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Humankind
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£9.99   £8.49
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Putin's People
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Dinner Guest
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£8.99   £7.49
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A Song for the Dark Times
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£8.99   £7.49
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Blacktop Wasteland
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£8.99   £7.49
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War Lord
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Behind the Enigma
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£12.99   £10.99
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Black and British
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£12.99   £10.99
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The Ratline
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£9.99   £8.49
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My Garden World
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£8.99   £7.49
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That Will Be England Gone
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£9.99   £8.49
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One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time
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In the Garden
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£9.99
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Humour & Parenting Books for Fathers

Dad Jokes: The Cheesy Edition
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Commando Dad
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£10.99
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Featherhood
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£8.99   £7.49
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Letters of Note: Fathers
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Wean in 15
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£16.99
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The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide
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Fatherhood
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£12.99
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Sh**ged. Married. Annoyed.
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£16.99   £12.99
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All New Dad Jokes
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Dad-isms
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£9.99
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Where the Wild Dads Went
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Dummy
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£9.99
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Go The Fuck To Sleep
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Every Parent Should Read This Book
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£9.99   £8.49
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Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces
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We're Asleep, Dad
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£7.99
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You're Dad
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£9.99
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Children's Gifts for Dad

The Bench
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£12.99   £9.99
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I Love My Daddy
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£6.99
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My Dad
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£5.99
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My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear
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£6.99   £5.99
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Peppa Pig: My Daddy and Me
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My Dad is Fantastic
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£6.99
Board book
Mr Men Little Miss My Daddy
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My Daddies!
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£6.99
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My Dad
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£6.99
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Guess How Much I Love You
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Five Minutes' Peace
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£6.99   £7.99
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Party for Dads
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£6.99
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If My Dad Were The Tooth Fairy
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We Are Family
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£7.99
Paperback
Love Makes a Family
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£6.99   £5.99
Board book
The Girl with Two Dads
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I Love My Grandad Board Book
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Beautiful Stationery & Gifts

The World of Sherlock Holmes
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Bike Shaped multi tool
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Build your own Retro football kit
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£24.99
General merchandise
Mapominoes Europe
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£9.99
Game
Richard Osman's House of Games Board Game
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Peaky Blinders: The Board Game
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Agatha Christie Little Grey Cells mug
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£12.99
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Shot in the dark card game
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Smartphone Tripod
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£5.99
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Storm Glass Tube With Beechwood Base
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£19.99
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Wooden Mini Hammer Tool
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£11.99
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Waterstones Navy Felt Bedside caddy
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£17.99
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The Chillies Grow Bar
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£12.99
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Chess
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£12.99
Game
Bodleian Library: High Jinks Bookshelves (Foiled Journal)
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Rcup Recycled Coffee Cup 12oz
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Father's Day Cards

Complimentary Nuts Father's Day Card
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Gratest Dad Father's Day Card
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Happy Father's Day
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Cards
Moomin Pappa Father's Day Card
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Bank Of Dad Father's Day Card
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Top Two Parents Father's Day Card
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Ignore What Mum Says
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Super Dad Shakies Father's Day Card
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Hanging With You Dad Father's Day Card
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Spiders And Stuff Father's Day Card
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Dad You're The Triceratops Card
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Cards
Best Dad Ever Father's Day Card
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First My Daddy Father's Day Card
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Garden Father's Day Card
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Happy Father's Day Shakies Card
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Thanks For Bean There Father's Day Card
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World's Best Dad Football Father's Day Card
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Wrapping up Father's Day

Books Small Gift Bag
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£3.99
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Hokusai 3M Roll Wrap
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£3.99
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Hokusai Tissue Paper
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£2.99
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Hokusai Wave Large Gift Bag
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£3.99
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Hokusai Wave Medium Gift Bag
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£3.50
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Kraft Luggage Tags X8
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£1.99
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Blue Tissue Paper
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£1.50
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Constellations Wrapping Paper
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£3.99
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Constellations Landscape Gift Bag
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£3.50
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Constellations Large Gift Bag
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£3.99
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Edward Lear Birds Large Gift Bag
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£3.99
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Edward Lear Birds Medium Gift Bag
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£3.50
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Edward Lear Birds Tissue Paper
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£2.99
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Bees Gift Bag Large
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£3.99
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Bees Gift Bag Medium
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£3.50
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Bees Roll Wrap
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£3.99
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Bees Tissue Paper
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£3.00
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Sellotape Original Golden
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£2.99
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The Good, the Bad and the Daddy: Fathers in Fiction

From perfect role models to absolute scoundrels, this Father's Day, discover the most iconic depictions of fatherhood in fiction.

Max Hastings on Operation Pedestal

The acclaimed historian Max Hastings describes a military operation at the mid-point of World War II which the allies had to win at any cost.

The Waterstones Round Up: June's Best Books

As we skip nimbly into summer, here is our selection of the best books to read in the sunshine this June.

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Fathers Day Gifts and Books

BOX 88
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Charles Cumming
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The Thursday Murder Club
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Richard Osman
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Why the Germans Do it Better
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John Kampfner
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The Midnight Library
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Matt Haig
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Hamnet
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Maggie O'Farrell
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Shuggie Bain
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Douglas Stuart
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The Wild Silence
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Raynor Winn
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The Dinner Guest
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B P Walter
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Humankind
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Rutger Bregman
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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
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Charlie Mackesy
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Agent Sonya
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Ben Macintyre
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Home Stretch
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Graham Norton
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Fake Law
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The Secret Barrister
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The Devil and the Dark Water
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Stuart Turton
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The Power of Geography
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Tim Marshall
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The Ratline
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Philippe Sands
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£2.59 Cards
How to Make the World Add Up
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Tim Harford
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Dad, You're Turtley Awesome Father's Day Card
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Tornado
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John Nichol
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Utopia Avenue
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David Mitchell
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The Passenger
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Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz
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Gratest Dad Father's Day Card
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