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Primary School Art, Craft & Design Books

  • CISA 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Published in conjunction with the National Gallery, this comprehensive guide will introduce young readers to the beauty of art.

    Endlessly fascinating, it covers the world's most famous paintings and focuses on the National Gallery's very own collection. There's even a free app for devices that allows children to create their very own virtual gallery at home.
  • OUTB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
  • The Great Artists Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9789352762026
    GRTA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £23.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Young art lovers can learn all about the lives of the greats with this six-book collection.

    These picture books offer easy-to-follow biographies of Vincent van Gogh, Michelangelo, Claude Monet, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Rembrandt. They explain where they grew up and the experiences that inspired them to create such admired works.

    The artwork in each book is stunning and provides children with an accessible introduction to different art styles and these hugely influential artists.
  • STEM Starters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781911509370
    STMK 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.

    From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.

    Format: paperback
  • Labyrinth - Hardback - 9781847809988 - Theo Guignard
    LABY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Children will love finding their way through the challenges posed in this marvellous maze book.

    From worlds made of plants to futuristic cities and wild habitats, there are 14 mazes to work through and each one is full of things to spot along the way.

    Wonderfully interactive and ideal for stay-at-home days, the mazes advance in complexity as children work through the pages. All of the mazes have been beautifully designed and are sure to keep children aged 5 and over happily entertained.
  • Brick by Brick: 123/ABC set - Collection - 9781783424337
    BRAC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £13.98
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Great fun for any fan of LEGO or other building bricks, these two books will inspire children to make things inspired by their ABCs and 123s!

    Both books are full of simple animals, things that go, colours and shapes to make and the simple instructions and fun projects are perfect for teaching coordination and reading skills. Each image shows just how many bricks each build needs and encourages children to copy and make their own.

    There are step-by-step instructions for each build and these books will help children hone their dexterity and inspire their creativity.
  • SCHM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    The School of Music is a place bursting with talent and creative energy and is rather special. It encourages children to get the basics right and then let their imaginations run wild!

    Sergio Trunk is the boss (he prefers The Maestro) and throughout the pages of this fascinating book, he'll lead you through 40 lessons that will teach children aged 7 and over all about classical music, the theory behind it and the sheer joy of making and playing it.
  • EBJG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!

    With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.

    The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • HWCS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Embrace the cuteness of Kawaii and learn how to draw adorable characters, animals, food and everyday objects with this how-to guide.

    All you'll need is a biro or sharpie and then you can start learning all the basic Kawaii techniques (including how to draw shapes, effects and add a little extra style) through the quick and easy exercises featured in this book.

    Making Kawaii characters is fun and thrilling for any budding artist and this beginner's guide has step-by-step sequences for mastering your skills.
  • LSEW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Let's Sew provides the perfect introduction to sewing for budding beginners.

    From the initial skills of threading a needle and sewing on a button through to running stitch and backstitch, it covers all the basics and then shows young sewers how they can use these basic skills to make felt birds and butterflies, handy bags, hobby horses and much, much more.

    With its bright and bold artwork, the book is very appealing and children are sure to enjoy working their way through the 12 projects as they develop their sewing skills.
  • Write and Wipe Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500978
    WRWP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    This wipe-clean four-book collection will introduce children to first concepts including drawing and thinking up their very own stories.

    Drawing Animals helps children learn how to draw all sorts of critters; Story Creator encourages them to use their imagination; First Atlas is an introduction to the world's countries and their traits; and Picture Dictionary will introduce a variety of first words.

    The 'write and wipe' nature of the books will help children develop their hand-eye coordination and writing skills, too.
  • LKNT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Children will love mastering the basics of knitting with Let's Knit, an easy-to-follow book from the experts at DK.

    From casting on and casting off to knitting plain and purl stitches, it shows how with a pair of needles and some yarn even the most novice of knitters can make incredible projects including cats, hats and even a flock of sheep.

    With 12 easy projects to work through, the book has everything a novice knitter could want to hone their skills and make something amazing.
  • Cut! Colour! Create! Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781909244771
    CCCR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.98
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    • Just £2.50 per book
    With over 80 fun projects between them, this set of two paper-model-making books will provide hours of creative fun for children aged 7 and over.

    Using their endless imagination and design skills, they can transform the simple templates into colourful, fun 3D models of favourite animals and vehicles - from awesome off-roaders and cool supercars to tiny beetles and a ferocious shark!

    A great way to keep creative children happily entertained on rainy days, with these books all kids will need is pens, pencils, a glue stick, some scissors and their artistic flair.

    Please note: the models in these books require cutting out. Parental supervision is recommended.
  • KDSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Whether your child finds chemistry cool or seeks out the joy in physics, this book is full of creative ideas, projects and experiments for young scientists to try out.

    The experiments are gleefully free from computer, tablet and television screens and give children the chance to do everything from launching a rocket to creating a giant egg or even building a balloon-powered racing car.

    These experiments will keep children happily entertained while they learn key information about science.
  • CRDR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Aspiring artists will love learning how to draw everything from a bear to a boat with this how-to guide from the art experts at Crayola.

    It has step-by-step directions for drawing these objects, plenty of practice pages and reusable stickers.
  • CT0722 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
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    This little craft set is ideal for any creative children who are excited about the visit from Santa as we approach 25 December.

    There's a gorgeous paper lantern; everything a child needs to write a letter to Santa in the build-up to the big day; and even the chance to put together their own stocking using felt pieces, glitter glue, thread, star-shaped sequins, pompoms, stuffing and a plastic needle. Instructions are also included.

    Ages 3 plus
    Packaging dimensions: 410 x 310mm
  • ACAS 8 years +
    8 years +
    (3)
    • £4.99
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    This brilliantly interactive book has been published in association with London's National Gallery and features some of the best-known works from their collection of paintings.

    Children will be able to colour in the pieces of art and add stickers to them while also developing a deeper understanding of - and appreciation for - art. There are also write-in puzzles to complete!
  • TNSB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is Not a Science Book teaches children all about science without them even knowing!

    Packed full of activities that will fill the brain with useful information, the book develops science knowledge by encouraging kids to draw, sketch, make and colour.

    From mapping out the bones in the body to brain puzzles and even optical illusions, the activities are sure to inform and entertain those aged 7 and over. They could even help them with their science lessons at school, but don't tell them that...
  • BTFA 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    With mini heart-shaped felt-tip pens, stunning dual designs and a glittered cover, this colouring book is great for children to work on together.

    Designed so it can be shared, the book has identical patterns on each page of each spread so children can colour in at the same time or both create something unique.

    A great gift for creative children who like to share.
  • TVDO 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Fun, simple and very creative, this doodle book asks children to use their imagination to complete a number of travel-based scenes. It's great for keeping them entertained while on long journeys or holidays.

    Bright and appealing, among the amazing scenes to complete are an arctic adventure, the reflection of the water and one of a bunch of city cyclists. Children can also fill a campsite with tents, create an amazing rainforest and design a super tree house.
  • ARTA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Help your children develop - and embrace - a love of art with this amazing write-in activity book.

    There are a number of famous paintings included within the pages and they're accompanied by creative projects and puzzles that will help further children's understanding of key elements like colour and composition in a fun and interactive way.

    With its interactive approach and a selection of stickers to stick, this is a fine introduction to the world of fine art.
  • SART 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Bursting with stunning illustrations to inspire children aged 3+ to get creative, Smart Art is an innovative lift-the-flap art book that will help them harness their creativity and have fun!

    Packed with tons of features including flaps to lift, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper and gatefolds, Smart Art's unique format will help them run away with their imagination. A perfect gift for creative kids!
  • AYEAD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Feeling tech-savvy? Get ready to bust boredom with technology! You can learn how to put together a digital photo album, create a blog, produce a stop-motion movie and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, busting boredom with technology has never been more fun.
  • AYEAA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Feeling imaginative? Get ready to bust boredom with art projects! You can learn how to make a survival bracelet, create a garden stepping stone, put together a tin can clock and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom with Art Projects has never been more fun.