Children's Hobbies & Interests

  • Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781789461602 - Matt and Tom Oldfield
    FTBL 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Our all-new Ultimate Football Heroes collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 of the world's best footballers including Tottenham and England's Harry Kane, FA Cup 2019 Man of the Match Kevin De Bruyne and World Cup 2018 sensation Kylian Mbappe.

    With engaging cover artwork and a narrative account of each player's career, these books will delight any young football fan and offer a great way of getting children into reading - especially those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    These goal-den biographies are available at a back-of-the-net price and capture the action and excitement of the Beautiful Game in all its glory. They are a must for any young footy fanatic!
    Format: paperback
  • LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241287019
    LGDC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (6)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    Including an exclusive Minifigure of Batman, this 10-book collection gives young superhero fans the chance to learn more about Batman, Superman and many more of the heroes and villains from the DC Comics universe.

    Full of facts about the characters and their battles, it will tell you who their friends and foes are and focuses on some of the best builds you can make inspired by them.

    Format: Hardback
  • AQNXD
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    "A tavola non si invecchia." Or, "At the table with good friends and family you do not become old." Let's Cook Italian, by chef Anna Prandoni, is a fun, interactive, bilingual cookbook for families that introduces the art and joy of Italian cooking. It teaches better eating habits and the importance of culture, while providing quality family bonding time. Featuring classic, simple dishes inspired by Italian cuisine, each recipe is shown in both Italian and English and accompanied by charming illustrations. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and hands-on preparation with family activities, dishes include traditional starters, main courses, and desserts. Your child's creativity will be sparked, as will your deeper connection with them.
  • AXYIG
    • £11.99
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    Active, happy kids make the best holiday companions, and this colourful book is brimming with great campsite-based ideas to keep the little ones interested, entertained - and even a little challenged - from dawn until dusk. If any of the younger members of the family have ever said that camping is boring, Camping with Kids will change their minds. With hundreds of activities based on traditional camping favourites but updated for modern families, kids will love the ideas on getting back to nature, learning survival skills, weatherwatching, cooking and storytelling - and they'll learn from them, too. Wonderfully creative ideas like making a moth-catcher, building a dam and cooking a world-class bacon sarnie have been thoughtfully planned to ensure that every hour of the day is enjoyed to the max, sending them to bed tired and happy as the campfire embers burn down. So before you even think about pitching up, consult Camping with Kids - it will help the whole family get the most out of their time spent under canvas.
  • ABZJO 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport. "Children's Book of Sport" is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section on the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the early Greek games right up to the present day, makes "Children's Book of Sport" your must-have guide in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics.
  • AXJZQ
    • £15.19
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    365 Things to Do with LEGO(R) Bricks inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways and enjoy LEGO fun every day of the year. Featuring imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO games that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks, to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours. 365 Things to Do with LEGO(R) Bricks is packed with fun and quirky activities, such as: build your own LEGO pet; challenge your friends to make the tallest LEGO tower against the clock; and learn how to make a stop-motion LEGO movie. 365 Things to Do with LEGO(R) Bricks includes a countdown timer and activity selector, allowing you to choose an activity at random, to time your activities and to race against the clock. Packed with 365 LEGO activities you'll be inspired all year round. (c)2016 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under licence from the LEGO Group.
  • APWMY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    Many people remember sporting events - whether they were watching them or participating. This book gives young children access to people's memories alongside photographs to help them build up a picture of the past. From sport at school to big sporting events such as the 1966 Football World Cup, young children can explore what has changed and what remains the same. The book is part of the 'Tell me what you remember' series, which explores changes in living memory through photographs and memories.
  • AKXPA 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Following on from Lego's incredibly successful Crazy Action Contraptions (9781591747697), make amazing moving machines in Lego Chain Reactions! Children can build eight simple machines that can be combined to set off a chain reaction. They can use all the included LEGO pieces in conjunction with their own collection to build the contraptions and record all their experiments in the pages of the book. It comes with everything you need, including 20 LEGO pieces, instructions and paper ramps.
  • AKYIX
    (1)
    • £12.29
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    This is a simple visual guide to get kids computer coding in no time. Computer coding is firmly back on the agenda as a key skill for children to start learning. Computer Coding for Kids is a unique step-by-step guide, perfect for kids interested in computer programming and how computers work. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides children through creating computer programs starting with the very basics. Computer Coding for Kids is the only programming book that teaches both Scratch and Python programming languages, with illustrated, simple, step-by-step explanations that make the complex art of computer programming clear for the complete beginner. Starting with simple explanations of programming basics, it progresses to more advanced projects where children can build their own games. Computer Coding for Kids is ideal for kids looking to take your first steps into programming or those that are already interested and hungry to learn more.
  • ALHUN
    (1)
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    Finally, Lonely Planet has made the Atlas kids have been waiting for! With 160 pages of illustrated maps, engaging infographics, mind-blowing photography and a large dose of humour, this is the atlas that shows kids what the world is really like. Touching on popular culture, sports and school life, this will bring the world to life for kids aged 8 and up. * More than 300 amazing photographs * Over 50 illustrated maps * The perfect present for every kid! About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
  • APGCE
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Take a world tour through 200 countries with this brand new edition of the bestselling kids' version of Lonely Planet's popular The Travel Book, loaded with thousands of amazing facts on wildlife, how people live, sports, hideous and mouthwatering food, festivals and a wide range of other quirky insights on every page. Every single country gets its own dedicated page, and a mix of photography and beautiful illustrations brings each land to life. Perfect for keeping explorers aged 8 years and up entertained on the road. Authors: Lonely Planet Kids About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We're kick-starting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet is. Our mission is to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the magnificent place it is. A big adventure awaits! Come explore. Award-winning children's titles from Lonely Planet include The Amazing World Atlas (Independent Publisher Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be a Space Explorer (Independent Publisher Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not For Parents The Travel Book, Not For Parents Paris, Not For Parents London, Not For Parents New York City, and Not For Parents Rome (all Parent Tested Parent Approved winners, 2012). Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • APPAC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    An introduction to coding for complete beginners, this friendly and accessible book will teach children the basics of Scratch (a free, online programme developed by MIT which is widely used in primary schools), allowing them to get inside the code of their computer and create simple games and animations on screen.
  • ALIKB 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £15.89
    • RRP £20.00
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    Set your spirit of adventure free with this lavishly illustrated trip around the world. Whether you're visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil or a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together more than 100 activities and challenges to inspire armchair adventurers of any age. Find hundreds of things to spot and learn new facts about every destination. With epic adventures from the four corners of the globe and discoveries to be made on your own doorstep, this book will inspire you to set off on your own journey of discovery.
  • BCWCF
    • £11.29
    • RRP £12.99
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    Computer Coding Python for Kids has all you need to master Python - one of the world's most popular computer programming languages. Python is easier than other professional coding languages yet no less powerful. Computer Coding Python for Kids uses a hands-on approach to show it how works, with step-by-step projects that build knowledge gradually, from simple functions to building a space treasure game, kids will not only learn essential coding skills but have fun as they learn. Plus there are tips to personalise and adapt each project to encourage creative thinking. Just by following the steps and kids will be building crazy games and handy apps in no time.
  • ACSPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £14.59
    • RRP £14.99
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    Explore London in this pop-up tour of one of the world's greatest cities. This title helps you follow the River Thames through the famous, funny and fantastic sights of London from Kew Gardens to the Olympic Village, with amazing interactive pop-up buildings to explore on the way. With ever-inventive Jennie Maizels as your guide, the journey is full of surprises, secrets and spooky stories. Find out where you can see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers, have a conversation with a floating ghost or see peregrine falcons hunting. Full of fun and facts, this is a delight for all, whether introducing this great city to novices or revealing unknown treats to the capital's long-time fans.
  • ADYSE
    • £13.79
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the best "kid-friendly" recipes, this is a complete, new-in-paperback guide to the gluten-free, milk-free diet for ADHD and autism. In addition to current research and findings, this book provides recommendations from the authors for packing school lunches and snacks, plus hundreds of recipes! One of the challenges that parents face is coping with children who have picky appetites and crave the very foods that affect their behavior, focus, and development. The other challenge is finding ways to get their children to eat healthy foods. The uniqueness of this book is that it not only provides gluten-free milk-free substitutes and recipes, it provides successful suggestions for feeding the picky eater. The specialty ingredients are explained and extensive sources provided. There are also testimonials from the parents and from the children themselves.
  • AQDQB
    • £15.89
    • RRP £16.99
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    From the creators of Scratch comes ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). "The Official ScratchJr Book" is the perfect addition to the free app and makes coding and computer science easy and fun for all ages!In "The Official ScratchJr Book," kids learn by playing with programming blocks and building their own animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games.Step-by-step activities help kids develop computational thinking, problem-solving, and design skills. Each chapter has several smaller activities that build on one another, culminating with a fun, final project. By the end of the book kids and parents will be ready for all sorts of new programming adventures.Each activity includes: step-by-step, easy-to-follow directionsliteracy and math connectiontips for grown ups and teachers creative challenges to explore and grow!
  • AMOXN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £12.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    Beautifully illustrated by Sven Nordqvist, this book is for all children who are curious about the world around them. It shows you how to build, bake and make things using nature and everyday objects. Divided into monthly sections, Pettson, Findus and the muckles show you how to make bird feeders, plant bulbs, bake cakes and get involved in many other activities using everyday items.
  • ANQWB
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    Having to follow a gluten-free diet can be a daunting prospect for children and young adults - they feel isolated at a time when their friends are enjoying everything from bread, pizza and pasta, to crisps, cakes and biscuits. Yet with supermarkets now stocking many gluten-free ingredients, you can make versatile, healthy and enticing gluten-free meals that will appeal to all the family. Based on recipes created for the author's own daughter, The Gluten-free Cookbook for Kids includes: Over 100 recipes from crispy chicken nuggets and quick pizza to birthday cupcakes and peanut butter cookies; Top Ten kids' favourite dishes; A list of store cupboard essentials; Creative ideas for special treats, healthy snacks and lunchboxes; Top tips for eating out, travelling and school trips. The Gluten-free Cookbook for Kids will solve many of your mealtime dilemmas and help your child to learn what they can and can't eat. An essential guide for any gluten-free family.
  • My LEGO World - 25 Books - Collection - 9780241329788
    MYLW 5 years +
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £124.75
    • Save £104.76Save 83%
    • Just 80p per book
    Build up your knowledge of LEGO with this incredible 25-book collection packed with fun facts about Minifigures and inspirational ideas for builds.

    With book titles ranging from Build a Bridge and Other Great LEGO Ideas to Create a Town and Other Great LEGO Ideas, these books have everything you need to help your children (and you!) on your way to becoming LEGO Master Builders.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one is bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips for putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
  • AVXFL
    • £11.29
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    Everything in Tickle Fingers is completely toddler appropriate with minimal need for adult intervention - no hobs, no sharp knives, and no raw food - and has been carefully selected to emphasise all the activities toddlers love to do: squishing, sorting, mixing and pouring. With 60 step-by-step recipes for all the family to enjoy, special sections on allergies and fussy eating, and lots of ideas on how to tackle common challenges, The Tickle Fingers Toddler Cookbook is full of simple yet delicious food that every toddler will be proud to (almost) make on their own.
  • BWTIL
    (4)
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    The world's best-selling almanac for kids is back and in demand! This year's includes the latest information about what's new and newsy in our world, special dates to anticipate, fresh features, and much more. It's packed with incredible photos; tons of fun facts, crafts, and activities; and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; all new weird-but-true facts, crafts, and activities; "19 Facts for 2019" feature in every chapter; updated reference material; and much more.
  • AOMII
    • £17.59
    • RRP £21.99
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    Join more than 100 million players in the online world of Minecraft Are you a Minecraft fanatic looking to mod your games? Hours of fun await! Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies teaches you how to mod in easy-to-do parts. Offering loads of helpful explanations and cool projects along the way, this friendly guide will have you advancing levels, keeping score, respawning players, building portals, creating an archery range and much more faster than you can say redstone! There's no denying that modding is cool. After all, it allows you to alter your Minecraft gaming world to constantly keep things new and fun. While it isn't incredibly difficult to learn to mod, it does take some practice. Luckily, Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies is here to help you build basic coding skills to make modding your games as easy as 1-2-3! * The book is in full color and lies flat so you can look while you play * Includes a free trial of the LearnToMod software to use alongside the book * Features larger print to make the text feel less daunting * Offers next steps you can take if you want to learn even more about modding and coding If you're one of the millions of kids who play Minecraft every day, this hands-on guide gets you up and running fast with modding your favorite game!
  • ATDXO
    (1)
    • £11.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    Featuring gorgeous artwork from Enid Blyton's illustrator Dorothy M. Wheeler this book of classic nursery rhymes is the perfect gift. Original artwork from 1916 illustrates nursery favourites including Little Jack Horner, Jack and Jill and Humpty Dumpty. This stunning hardback is a must-have for Christmas.