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Activity books for kids are an excellent way to keep the little ones occupied. Our children's activity books cater to all ages and include everything from brilliant builds in our Minecraft books to a huge range of boredom-busting puzzle books. We also have a great selection of kids' colouring books and LEGO books for the creative ones!

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Activity Books for Kids

  • i-Spy Cool Cars

    i-SPY

    Product Code: AYEGD
    Paperback
    Search for over 140 cool cars with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to look closely at different types of cars, from Chevrolets and Chryslers to Rolls Royces and Porsches, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them. What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant photographs of cars from different manufacturers * Learn about model range and origins along the way * Points to score from common sights like Mini Cooper (5 points) to top spots such as Ferrari Daytona (50 points). Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: ATGGD
    Hardback Toddlers
    A pocket-sized pop-up of the award-winning picture book classic, We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
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  • Minecraft Joke Book

    Mojang AB

    Product Code: BYYTA
    Paperback
    Did you hear about the creeper's birthday party? It really went off with a BANG! Why does Alex love redstone lamps? Because they light up her life. Where do tired miners sleep? On bedrock. The official Minecraft Joke Book is packed full of hilarious jokes that will have you laughing your blocks off! There's something for every Minecrafter, whatever their age. Collect all of the official Minecraft books to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Guide to Exploration: 9781405285971 Minecraft Guide to Creative: 9781405285988 Minecraft Guide to Redstone: 9781405286008 Minecraft Guide to the Nether and the End: 9781405285995 Minecraft Guide to Enchantments and Potions: 9781405288958 Minecraft Guide to PVP Minigames: 9781405288965 Minecraft Guide to Farming: 9781405290104 Minecraft Blockopedia: 9781405273534 Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress: 9781405284172 Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets: 9781405283335 Minecraft Survival Tin: 9781405288200 Minecraft Mobestiary: 9781405286022 Minecraft: The Ultimate Construction Collection: 9781405291927 Minecraft is a multi-platform block-based gaming sensation available on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and mobile devices. Whether you're in Creative, Survival or Hardcore Mode, the official Mojang-approved Minecraft books contain all the advice you need to survive and thrive.
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  • The Snail and the Whale Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDAYS
    Paperback
    Packed with games, activities and over 400 stickers, The Snail and the Whale Sticker Book is a great gift for any child -- ideal for journeys, rainy days and holidays. One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and through sun, snow and stormy seas. Follow them on their adventures in this fun sticker activity book, based on the bestselling picture book, The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. The Snail and the Whale is a brilliant story of unlikely friendship and life-changing adventure, brought to life on BBC One, starring Sally Hawkins, Rob Brydon, Cariad Lloyd and Dame Diana Rigg.
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  • The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

    Janet and Allan Ahlberg

    Product Code: AFKWR
    Hardback 3 years +
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    The Jolly Postman delivers cards and letters to various fairy-tale characters. He has a letter of apology for the three bears from Goldilocks, a postcard from Jack for the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood for the wolf who ate grandma, and so on. There are six envelopes in the book, each containing letters, cards, etc.
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  • That's not my puppy...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BUUKC
    Other
    The That's not my... series is now 20 years old and this special, sparkly edition of That's not my Puppy is packed with pups with fluffy tails, shaggy ears and bumpy paws.

    The tactile, textured patches and bright pictures will help children develop their sensory and language awareness.
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  • Usborne Fingerprint Activities

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMWZS
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-coloured ink pad is attached to the side of the book, so no extra materials are required. Encourages creativity and manual dexterity.
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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AAHAM
    Hardback 5 years +
    A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children.

    Rachel Lockwood's wonderful illustrations will delight children aged 2-7 years old, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings

    Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer.
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  • LEGO Star Wars: Awesome Jedi Tales

    Ace Landers

    Product Code: BZJQL
    Other
    An epic collection of LEGO Star Wars stories PLUS buildable Mace Windu minifigure! Blast into hyperspace in this journey through the Star Wars universe. With six stories starring the galaxy's greatest heroes (and villains) - from Anakin Skywalker to Rey and Kylo Ren, this collection has it all! LEGO Brick Adventures are funny, easy-to-read, full-colour stories.
    • £7.19
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  • Jokes for Funny Kids: 6 Year Olds

    Andrew Pinder

    Product Code: BZHZL
    Paperback
    A hilarious collection of hundreds of the funniest jokes for 6-year-olds. What do you call a blind dinosaur? Do-you-think-he-saw-us. Doctor, Doctor! I feel like a pair of curtains. Pull yourself together. What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman? Frost-bite. Packed with over 300 side-splitting jokes on ghosts, school, aliens and much, much more. Designed to be easy to read with wonderfully silly illustrations for extra laughs, this is a te he he-larious collection that 6-year-olds will love. Also available in the Funny Kids Jokes series: 9781780556246 Jokes for Funny Kids: 7 Year Olds 9781780556253 Jokes for Funny Kids: 8 Year Olds
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Let's Discover Baby Animals

    Various

    Product Code: BWGVH
    Paperback
    In this fun-filled guide to baby animals, eager readers will learn all about spring time tinies including chicks, bunnies, lambs and so much more! Packed with recipes, crafts and sticker activities galore, this beautifully illustrated sticker-activity book has plenty of ideas for outdoor adventures and facts for readers to discover along the way!
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  • Notebook Doodles Go Girl!

    Jess Volinski

    Product Code: BAINN
    Paperback
    Notebook Doodles Go Girl! is a colouring activity book aimed specifically at design-savvy tween girls. It contains 30 interactive colouring pages on various fun themes and features original, authentic, trendy art that will resonate with the tween market.The designs are printed on high-quality artist paper, encouraging tweens to add their own personal touch using felt-tips, colouring pencils, crayons or other media.As well as featuring an art lesson at the front, the book also includes 8 pages of stunning coloured examples. Each design is accompanied by inspiring quotes and empowering statements to help lift tweens' moods, and encourage them to let their creativity flow.
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  • I Love Mermaids! Activity Book

    Scholastic

    Product Code: CCYTH
    Paperback
    Dive into the enchanting underwater kingdom of mermaidsin this magical activity book with stickers! Jump on the latest trend in mythical creatures with this super-fun sticker activity book. With over 300 stickers! From magical underwater sticker scenes to search-and-find fun, this amazing activity title is overflowing with mermaid magic.
    • £5.39
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  • Nature Activity Book

    Gemma Capdevila

    Product Code: BXYQY
    Paperback
    This activity book is a brilliantly detailed, fun and interactive way to learn about different habitats, animals and plants. Take quizzes about woodland creatures, colour beautiful butterflies and beetles, spot sea creatures washed up on a seashore, do a maze to help beaver pups find their way back home, identify garden bugs, and lots, lots more.
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  • That's not my lion...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BWEIP
    Other Toddlers
    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling That's not my... series with this book that is certain to be the mane event of your toddler's reading time - That's not my Lion!

    This new addition to the series has holographic gold edges and textured patches on the pages for babies and toddlers to touch and feel as they work their way though the book. The bright artwork will also help develop sensory and language awareness.
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  • Hidden Hogwarts: Scratch Magic

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BPNHA
    Hardback
    Experience the classic Harry Potter films like never before in this interactive scratch art book. Use the wooden stylus to scratch the pages and uncover the Golden Snitch, find someone hiding under the Invisibility Cloak and reveal a shimmering Patronus-just like magic! Including tons of fun activities and drawing prompts, film-inspired Harry Potter art and 20 bonus notebook pages at the end, this book provides hours of fun and is the perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan.
    • £7.19
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  • The Pop-Up Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BOGTS
    Paperback Toddlers
    "I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . ."Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo is a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike. This interactive pop-up edition retains all the charm of the original story and is packed full of exciting surprises. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a very tall giraffe, a fierce lion and even a very jumpy frog. Will the zoo ever manage to send the perfect pet?With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, The Pop-Up Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf.
    • £6.89
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  • Matilda's Jokes For Awesome Kids

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CCDDJ
    Paperback
    What do you get if you add 25 and 917, then subtract 765 and divide the answer by 33? A headache. (Unless you're Matilda!) Matilda's Jokes for Clever Kids would even make the Trunchbull laugh! Narrated by Matilda herself, this joke book is stuffed full of gigglesome gags, silly puns, brain-tickling riddles, and the Trunchbull's favourite insults- guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old.
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  • Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt

    Martin Handford

    Product Code: ATCEQ
    Paperback 3 years +
    An easily-portable mini edition of this Where's Wally? classic, which includes a magnifying lens! Join the art 'tastic adventure and search for the speccy, bobble-hatted one among the puzzling portraits and all the extremely epic exhibitions - and there are lots of other things to find too. Let the great picture hunt begin!
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  • The Treehouse Fun Book 3

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: BWEIQ
    Paperback
    There are lots of laughs at every level in this third amazing activity book in the Treehouse Fun Book series - The Treehouse Fun Book 3 has stuff to write, pictures to draw, puzzles to solve and loads more! Grab your Treehouse passport and jump into the wonderful world of the bestselling Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton. Join Andy, Terry and Jill for an activity adventure like no other, as they combine animals, create magical kingdoms, time travel, solve crosswords, colour, scribble, and so much more! So what are you waiting for? Come on up!
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  • Room on the Broom Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BGZRQ
    Paperback
    Join the witch and her animal friends in this must-have sticker book based on the bestselling picture book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Packed with games, activities and over four hundred stickers, Room on the Broom Sticker Book is perfect for journeys, rainy days and school holidays - a great gift for any child and a must for Halloween.
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

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  • The National Trust: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes - Summertime

    Rebecca Jones

    Product Code: ATCHH
    Paperback
    Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The twenty four beautiful summertime designs include seashells, flowers, dragonflies and more and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends. Take inspiration from nature, or get experimental - try unusual colours and different materials to make each card truly unique! With enough blank space inside for a message, envelopes to customise and cute stickers to seal your message - this is the complete creative package!
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  • First Sticker Book Nature

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AQOMS
    Paperback
    A simple sticker book which will allow little children to build their own countryside scenes. As they fix hundreds of stickers of animals, plants, bugs, birds and flowers to add to a range of habitats, children will be learning about the natural world - as well as practising vital motor skills that are essential for learning to write.
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Children’s Activity Books

Activity books for children include a wide range of tasks to keep them occupied. Including puzzles, colouring books, stickers books and plenty to make and do, there's a whole world of entertainment waiting inside these creative books.

A great gift

Children's activity books make great presents for little ones that just love to discover. The collection of books and kids annuals on offer in our range caters for a variety of ages, making ideal birthday or Christmas presents.

Lots of topics

In the children's activity books category, you'll find a topic to suit even the most particular of kids. From classic puzzle books to Marvel-themed publications, art and even LEGO books, there's something all children are sure to get on-board with.

View our activity books

If you're stuck for something to keep the children occupied on a rainy afternoon, over the holidays or even on long car journeys, activity books are ideal. Take a look at our range of children's books today.

You'll find the following books in The Book People's range of activity books

  • Drawing books
  • Atlases and geography books
  • Sticker books
  • Joke books
  • Brain games
  • Spot the difference books
  • Doodle books
  • Map activity books
  • Pocket puzzle books
  • Fact books

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