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The Essential Blender: Guide to 3D Creation with the Open Source Suite Blender
1.  The Essential Blender: Guide to 3D Creation with the Open Source Suite Blender by Roland Hess
The list author says:
  "In my opinion, still the best 'beginner' book for Blender, but let down by unclear illustrations. Nice mix of 'tech' discussion with hands-on sessions."
£29.99   Used & New from: £0.10
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Blender For Dummies
2.  Blender For Dummies by Jason van Gumster
The list author says:
  "Reads like a manual, if that's what you want. IMO, let down by a lack of actual tutorials. I found it a bit dull."
Used & New from: £0.63
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Introducing Character Animation with Blender
3.  Introducing Character Animation with Blender by Ton Roosendaal
The list author says:
  "Soon to be reprinted, I think - hopefully without the lethal typos and ommissions that ruined this otherwise great book."
£26.99   Used & New from: £3.53
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Animating with Blender: Creating Short Animations from Start to Finish: How to Create Short Animations from Start to Finish
4.  Animating with Blender: Creating Short Animations from Start to Finish: How to Create Short Animations from Start to Finish by Roland Hess
The list author says:
  "Follow a project from start to finish, learning a professional approach."
£28.99   Used & New from: £2.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Bounce, Tumble, and Splash!: Simulating the Physical World with Blender 3D
5.  Bounce, Tumble, and Splash!: Simulating the Physical World with Blender 3D by Erwin Coumans
The list author says:
  "SUPER book for learning how to do some of that jaw-dropping eye-candy stuff in Blender.  Highly recommended."
Used & New from: £9.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery
6.  Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito
The list author says:
  "Extended tutorial on how to create the scene on the cover. Great if architecture is your thing."
£27.99   Used & New from: £9.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Official Blender 2.3 Guide: Free 3D Creation Suite for Modeling, Animation, and Rendering
7.  Official Blender 2.3 Guide: Free 3D Creation Suite for Modeling, Animation, and Rendering by Ton Roosendaal
The list author says:
  "Still a fairly useful reference, but less necessary now because of the rapid advances in the software and the other great books listed here."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Official Blender GameKit: Interactive 3D for Artists
8.  Official Blender GameKit: Interactive 3D for Artists by Ton Roosendaal
The list author says:
  "Pretty out of date and in fact it's available for free on the Blender website (Beware amazon sellers trying to charge you £40 for it!!)  A new updated version is also available there."
Used & New from: £1.57
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Blender Book: Free 3D Graphics Software for the Web and Video
9.  Blender Book: Free 3D Graphics Software for the Web and Video by Carsten Wartmann
The list author says:
  "A good book at the time, but almost totally outdated now.  BTW, buying any of these books from the Blender site helps to finance the software."
Used & New from: £2.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Blender Foundations: The Essential Guide to Learning Blender 2.6
10.  Blender Foundations: The Essential Guide to Learning Blender 2.6 by Roland Hess
The list author says:
  "First book to get to grips with the 2.5/2.6 interface - and it's a great book!"
£22.02   Used & New from: £7.57
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines
11.  Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines by Allan Brito
The list author says:
  "Great title... downhill from there - disappointing contents."
£6.00
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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