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  • GAMI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Learn how to make everything from kitties to foxes and even a cheeky monkey using the art of Origami with this fantastically crafty book.

    It tells you how to fold paper and make perfect presents. All eight projects have step-by-step instructions and printed Origami papers for each animal creation is included.
  • Enid Blyton's Jolly Good Food - Hardback - 9781444929805 - Allegra McEvedy
    EBJG 7 years +
    Allegra McEvedy
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • 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
  • HTWP 7 years +
    Joseph Coelho
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Creative children can make poems out of leaves, carve out a mud poem, go on an outdoors simile hunt, and play poetry games in the playground by following the inspiring activities featured in this brilliant book.

    Perfect for encouraging budding poets to follow their ideas, this book is full of useful tips and starting points and is sure to make them chuckle and think about what they're writing.

    Written by popular poet Joseph Coelho, it covers everything from laughable limericks to poetic puns and ridiculous rhymes to silly sibilance.
  • TMSB 7 years +
    DK
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £9.00
    Abracadabra! This book has everything your children need to put on their own magic show - including the chance to make their own magic wand.

    Full of advice on how to perform mind-boggling illusions, vanishing tricks with cards and coins and much more, it's a bright and bold guide to learning the tricks of the trade.

    Encouraging children aged 8 and over to practise the tricks until they're confident enough to perform them in front of the family, it's a brilliantly interactive book that will surely turn heads. The middle spread even features the 'Astonishing Slicer' - and there are instructions on how to work this.
  • YOFY 7 years +
    Rebecca Rissman
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    So many adults are embracing the health- and fitness-giving benefits of yoga, so why not encourage your children to master the exercise, too?

    This book has been written especially for children and teenagers and has a very appealing visual style. It will help them build up their confidence and self-esteem and explains all about two sequences and 35 poses.

    Fully illustrated, one sequence will get children pumped up and energised while the other will help them de-stress and relax.
  • WWTH 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Although he's always been hard to find, it's clear to see that Wally of Where's Wally? fame is one of the most popular children's characters around.

    This sticker and activity book allows children to join Wally and his friends Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard and Woof as they enjoy some out-of-this world adventures.

    The gang are on the hunt for treasure and there are hundreds of searches, mazes, word puzzles, matching games, spot-the-differences, quizzes and riddles to complete. This is a must for children who love Wally and who love being creative.
  • MVEY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.00
    The Hulk features on the tactile cover of this Marvel book full of incredible trivia, facts and artwork.

    Covering heroes, villains and those characters that flit in-between, it includes bizarre-but-true tales, quirky insights into characters including the Avengers, Spider-Man and Daredevil and so much more.

    From why there are three different colours of Hulk (green, grey and red in case you were asking) to a look at the time that a frog gained Thor's powers, many of these revelations are astounding - and will delight anyone who loves Marvel, no matter what their age.
  • Sidesplitters Joke Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781447228677
    SPLI 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £7.00
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £32.90
    • Just 70.00p per book
    A must-have for any budding stand-up comedian - a brilliant collection of 10 joke books that is sure to have children giggling away.

    From animals and school to spooks and sport, there is a wide variety of subjects covered and the books are ideal for those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    Sure to provide reading practice and great for building confidence, you'll be hearing these jokes over and over again as your children retell them with delight!
  • WYOM 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Does your child dream of writing the next horror sensation? This spine-tingling activity book is bursting with scary ideas for children who fancy themselves as a mystery or ghost story writer.

    From haunted houses to eccentric detectives and cursed tombs, there are ideas to help children write about all kinds of curiosities.

    The book contains advice on planning stories, creating characters, building suspense and writing dialogue. The pages even have blank spaces and themed areas for children to write into, too.
  • My School Years!!! - Hardback - 9781474801652
    MYSY 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Children can record their best school memories with this cool keepsake album. They can store photos and school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things in to the pages.

    There's lots of space for you to write about all your favourite things, from sports and trips to subjects and friends. Plus 25 activities and quizzes to fill in.
  • MWES 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    With thousands of stickers to stick and pages to plan your next big build, this unofficial guide is a must for every Minecraft player.

    Designed to help you imagine, plan and build the perfect world, it offers tutorials on building a theme park, an underwater home and a millionaire's mansion as well as gridded pages for your sketched plans. You can add the stickers over your sketches to see what they will look like when it comes to making them in the game.

    There's even advice on how to craft a giant pig!
  • ABSW 5 years +
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience and excitement building for the release of Rogue One, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
  • NTFT 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Eat an apple from a tree... make a daisy chain... go on a walk barefoot... 50 Things to Do Before You're 11 3/4 is an illustrated adventure handbook full of National Trust-inspired activities that provide fun throughout the year.

    Inspired by the Trust's #50Things media campaign and with bite-sized text and artwork from Skulduggery Pleasant illustrator Tom Percival, the book has an eye-catching design and is also part-scrapbook/part-field guide. It will help children get closer to nature and has plenty of facts for them to pore over.

    There are also checklists to tick off and the book has plenty of space for notes, photos, leaves, doodles and more. There is even a selection of rainy day activities.
  • LABY 5 years +
    Theo Guignard
    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.
  • MFCH 7 years +
    Jessica E. Prescott
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Anyone can play chess; it's easy when you know how to. With My First Chess Book, little ones aged 7 and above (and even adults who are looking for a light and accessible intro to the world's most popular board game) can learn to master the techniques, become a chess master and even give the adults a run for their money.

    Unlike many children's chess guides, My First Chess Book isn't just a textbook covering the rules of the game, it is a fun-filled book packed with 35 activities to help them improve their skills using terminology and concepts that young minds can relate to.

    From Pawn Football (pawns line up at their starting rank and race to the other side) to the Queen Dance (make a checkmate using only a queen and king), each of the activities have clear, colourful artworks so you can see exactly where pieces should be on the chess board. There are also helpful hints and tips featured throughout as well!
  • CCSA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    With 300 stickers and a hands-on approach to learning, this book will tell children what's inside their computers and how their apps and games are made.

    It also explains how simple instructions tell a computer what to do and describes the basics of coding in a very accessible way. It's a great book for schoolchildren who are learning about IT and it encourages them to discover the fact-packed world of technology.

    It even features fun activities, puzzles and mazes to complete.
  • BGJOM 6 years +
    Eduardo Garcia
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Austin, eager to prove himself and win a sports trophy like his older brothers, joins a local cycling club and enters a Tour-de-France-style bike race. Not only does he have to find a bike, train and learn the course, but he also has to deal with a bully who wants him out of the club. For Austin, it feels like a race just to get to the starting line!
  • BGJOR 6 years +
    Eric Stevens
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    When Kenny's anger problem gets out of control, his father signs him up for karate lessons. But even in karate class, Kenny can't get a grip on his temper. He's getting a reputation for being angry. With help from his karate teacher, will Kenny be able to calm down long enough to focus and win?
  • BGJOU 6 years +
    Scott R. Welvaert
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Jax, a striker, is the star of his football team. But when he moves up a level and joins a new team, he has a hard time following directions and trusting his team. For someone who's been playing football for years, Jax has a lot to learn about teamwork.
  • BGLEM 6 years +
    Eric Stevens
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    When a group of bullies decide they own the local skatepark, Conner and his best friend, Hannah, are forced to practise elsewhere. Conner and Hannah have to outsmart the bullies if they want to practise for the upcoming competition. Because in the end, the fight for the skatepark will come down to the ultimate battle of the boards.
  • BGLEF
    Thomas Kingsley Troupe
    • £3.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Jason never turns down a dare, which has landed him in trouble more than once. After he gives some classmates a hard time, they challenge him to a BMX competition. Jason can't say no. But BMX-riding is much harder than he thought. If he can't learn to ride before the competition, this dare will be his last.
  • AAJAQ 6 years +
    Dk
    6 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £1.80
    Become a nature explorer with this hands-on kit! From keeping caterpillars to learning how honeybees actually communicate, read the handy spotter's guide to get expert tips on where bugs lurk or try any of the 30 fun projects. Get outside and catch bugs in the field with the trusty bug catcher provided and have fun decorating your books or projects with stickers. Makes bug identification totally Bug-tastic!
  • AYEGF 5 years +
    i-SPY
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    Search for over 140 sights in the street with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to look closely, from signs and transport to shops and people, 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 colour coded photographs * Learn about features of cities and towns along the way * Points to score from common sights like scaffolding (10 points) to top spots such as village fair (40 points) Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!
  • AYEGG
    i-SPY
    • £2.39
    • RRP £2.99
    • Save £0.60
    Search for over 140 varieties of wild flowers with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to explore the countryside, from lakes and ponds to open woods and hedges, 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 colour coded photographs * Fact file of each plant with scientific name, details of when in flower, where to find it and what it looks like. * Points to score from common plants like buttercup (5 points) to top spots such as Stinking Iris (50 points). Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!