With the summer now in full swing, we thought we’d take a look at some of the brilliant activity books for children that are available from the Book People right now. Full of exciting things to do that will help starve off boredom, there’s bound to be something that will appeal to a child you know.

A very stylish looking book from the experts at Usborne, The Holiday Activity Book is packed with puzzles, ideas for things to make and do, facts and hilarious jokes. Also from Usborne, Write Your Own Story Book is the perfect inspiration for any child who loves making up their own stories. Full of hints and tips, the book offers practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable characters, settings and fascinating storylines. For those who love to colour in, The Nature Colouring Pack contains three colouring books dedicated to birds, flowers and butterflies. With double-page spreads and information and full-colour artwork on one side, children can either copy the colours as they fill in the black-and-white duplicate, or create their own dazzling displays of colour. A great way of learning while also having fun!

Drawing, Doodling and Colouring for Boys and Drawing, Doodling and Colouring for Girls are full of exciting and imaginative ideas. Both books are sure to encourage lots of drawing and doodle-tastic activities! For those rainy days, what could be better for kids than the chance to build their own rocket or robot? Now thanks to Make It! Rocket and Make It! Robot, they have the chance to do just that. Interactive stories full of fascinating facts, they’ll quickly become favourites!

Holiday Activity Book