Children's Books

Summer Holiday Activities

  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
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    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • TFKD 5 years +
    Dawn Isaac
    5 years +
    (5)
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    Dawn Isaac's 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside builds on the success of her blog Little Green Fingers and inspires children (and grown-ups) to get away from computer and TV screens and get outdoors.

    From quick 10-minute activities to full days of fun, the ideas cover all four seasons and include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage and setting up a wormery.

    Outdoor fun for everyone!
  • Finding Dory: Activity Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9785000317648
    DORY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Nemo and Dory fans will find splash-loads of fun as they enjoy the colouring, stickers and activities featured in this four-book collection.

    Inspired by Disney-Pixar's Finding Dory, the books feature all the characters from the Finding Nemo sequel and the activities are great for holidays, long journeys and stay-at-home days. The Deep Sea Colouring book retells the story of the movie and gives fans the chance to colour in their favourite scenes; Mega Colouring has 90 pages of the lovable characters; Unforgettable Activities has 40 fun things to do; and Sticker Scenes encourages creativity and hand-eye coordination.

    Children will love to 'just keep swimming' and work their way through this fun-filled collection.
  • BPBO 5 years +
    Minna Lacey
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    From fields and woodlands to parks, gardens, rivers and ponds, this huge picture book from Usborne will inspire your children to get outdoors and enjoy the wildlife that surrounds us.

    Featuring birds, butterflies and wild flowers, the hand-drawn artwork is quite simply stunning and will give children perfect examples of some of the wonders of nature they can look out for on their travels.

    Whether you're planning a walk by the river, a trip down the park or a ramble in the city, this is the perfect book for little nature spotters - whatever the weather.
  • My Big Sticker Activity Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786921383
    MBSA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Every book in this collection comes with over 250 stickers and is packed with fun activities.

    Covering themes ranging from mermaids to pirates and fairies to dinosaurs, each book also comes with card press-outs of bookmarks, door hangers, games and characters to add to the joy.

    With 10 books to choose from, these are great for stay-at-home days or to share out in party bags. They promote creativity and develop problem-solving abilities.
  • SSMS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    The Shopkins characters are here to stay and this fun-filled sticker book includes Shoppies and their Shopkins BFFs from both seasons 1 and 2.

    With over 1,000 stickers (including ones covered in glitter!), this book is bursting with Shopkins-themed activities, games and puzzles that will provide fans with hours upon hours of entertainment.

    Why not get shopping and add this interactive Shopkins book to your basket?
  • QADM 3 years +
    Make Believe Ideas
    3 years +
    (1)
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    A fun, wipe-clean book that children will spend hours poring over, Quack-a-Doodle-Moo! lets them create their own crazy characters by flipping the three horizontal sections together in a variety of ways.

    With a pen also included alongside over 60 cool stickers, the book has plenty of animals and simple sentences that can be mixed up and traced time and time again - helping enhance a child's handwriting skills.

    A wonderfully weird mix-and-match activity book that can be returned to over and over again.
  • Doodle Magic Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781910916896
    DDLE 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Head back in time to the land of the dinosaurs or blast off into space for creative doodling fun with this incredible 10-book collection!

    With eye-catching designs throughout all the books, your children will love heading to the high street to doodle and colour the shops; coming face-to-face with fairies and princesses; sailing the high seas with pirates; and going deep into the jungle; and to the bottom of the ocean.

    Great for helping with dexterity, these books will provide hours of fun for any children who want to unleash their artistic side.
  • i-Spy Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007962082
    ISPY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children will love spotting things on their travels with these interactive, pocket-sized books. They encourage them to discover more about the world around them and are packed with photos, facts and fun.

    There are books full of things for children to spot while they're on a car journey; enjoying a day at the seaside; or even just playing in the garden. They'll love ticking off everything they see and scoring each item as they earn more and more points.

    These books are perfect to use as homework projects or just to keep children happily entertained on a long journey.

    These books have been hand-picked from Collins and Michelin's i-Spy range. The numbers on the spine of each book refers to this wider range.
  • CT0725
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    This fun and creative set not only contains eight multi-coloured pieces of chalk but also a how-to book that is bursting with information on how to play 11 games.

    With step-by-step instructions for playing hopscotch, noughts and crosses and snake, the paperback book will help your children enjoy a whole new world of outdoor fun. Best of all, chalk can be washed right off the pavement after they've finished!

    There are five pieces of colourful chalk and three pieces of amazing tie-dyed chalk for your children to create great art and play fun games with.
  • CT0693 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Dory came swimming back into the cinemas this year and has proven to be a record-breaking success. If you have a child who can't get enough of Dory and her friends Marlin and Nemo, then this creative set is ideal.

    It includes six A3 black-and-white posters and a selection of six crayons and six mini felt-tip pens to colour them in with. A delightful little apron is also included to ensure they don't make too much of a mess!

    Ages 3 plus
    Tube size: 310 x 80mm
  • CT0629 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A cute, colourful and cuddly toy that kids will love to curl up with - especially as it makes a beautiful birdsong sound when you squeeze it.

    Dimensions: 250 x 175mm

    Ages 2 plus
  • CT0762 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Children will love heading into the deep dark wood and decorating their very own Gruffalo sticker scene with this amazingly interactive pack.

    It comes with three sticker sheets and they feature all of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's beloved characters.

    Dimensions: 295 x 217mm
  • CN0191 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
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    Green-fingered children will have the chance to grow their own flowers with this beginner's pack. It includes a growing guide, a trowel, a fork, three mini terracotta pots, three packs of seeds and three wooden seed sticks.

    The flowers that children can enjoy growing are sunflowers, pansies and sweet peas and the book not only provides easy-to-follow instructions but also brief histories of each plant.

    Ages 5 plus

    Box size: 250 x 250mm
  • Usborne Activities Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474939867
    UPAQ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This mind-bending collection gives children the chance to test their braincells and figure out the answers to so many tricky questions.

    This collection contains books dedicated to brain games, maths puzzles, logic puzzles, word puzzles, general knowledge crosswords and even a Great Britain Quiz Book.

    With memory games, word searches, codes, logic puzzles and spot-the-difference activities, this collection of pocket-sized books will keep kids entertained on long journeys or lazy, stay-at-home days.
  • CT0713 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Roll up, roll up... throw the bean bags and knock down the tin cans. Add the numbers on the cans up to see who reigns victorious with this traditional, fun-filled game for the whole family.

    There are three bean bags for contestants to throw and 10 perfectly safe tin cans for you to try and knock over. This is a great activity for the whole family to play on sports days and at garden parties and picnics.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box dimensions: 450 x 195mm

    Contents: 3 soft bean bags, 10 'real' tin cans.
  • Songbirds Activity Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780192743114 - Julia Donaldson
    SBAC 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
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    • Just 87.00p per book
    From the dream combination of Oxford Reading Tree and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, these phonics activity books will inspire children aged between 4 and 6 to develop all their essential reading and writing skills.

    Bright and boldly presented in a very appealing style, the books are packed full of fun and engaging activities, some of which can be completed using the stickers provided. This will help children develop their coordination skills.

    With eight books to work through, these books provide a great way for children to practise pronouncing and identifying sounds, getting to grips with letters and developing key reading skills - at an early age - in the comfort of their own home.
  • STAS 5 years +
    Struan Reid
    5 years +
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    An out-of-this-world sticker activity book for budding astro-adventurers, Sticker Astronauts lets space-mad kids aged 5 and above dress the astronauts for their daring space missions - showing them the different uniforms and outfits worn by astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts.

    Packed with over 250 stickers, this activity book will provide hours of entertainment as they learn all about the important elements of space suits.
  • ED2080 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This is a whoopsy-wiffling observation game based around the world of Roald Dahl. Suitable for one person or more, the rules of the game are each player studies a card for 10 seconds and then answers a memory question based on the roll of a die.
  • SITU 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An awe-inspiring lift-the-flap book from the experts at Usborne, See Inside the Universe will help answer every question children aged 6 and over will have about outer space, stars, galaxies and beyond...

    What is the universe made of? Where did everything come from? What is in the far reaches of outer space? Children will have hours of fun lifting over 70 flaps and poring over the jaw-dropping facts in this thoroughly entertaining and mind-bogglingly amazing book. Packed with bright and bold illustrations, the book is the perfect first introduction to this complex science topic.

    From the Big Bang to supernovas, black holes, the history of astronomy, our own place in space and much, much more, with See Inside the Universe children will make amazing discoveries to unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe for themselves.
  • 1000 Stickers: Disney Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9785000319857
    SFPF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £14.97
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Little ones will be entertained for hours on end, come rain or shine, with this set of three sticker activity books featuring their favourite Disney Princess, Disney Fairies and Frozen characters.

    With a combined 3,000 stickers (yes, 3,000!) and 180 fun activities to complete, children will keep their brains engaged and work on their problem-solving skills as the spot the difference, connect the dots, find their way through crazy mazes and much, much more.

    A great way to keep children aged 3 and up entertained on long car journeys, flights and rainy days - all for one unbelievable Book People price.

    Please note the Fairies book in this collection is presented in black and white.
  • CT0642
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    Have you ever wanted to master the art of origami? This box has everything you will need!

    The 64-page guide provides an introduction to the craft, explaining its history and traditions alongside a number of paper-folding techniques. With 100 sheets of origami paper also included in the box, you can follow the step-by-step instructions and make over 20 traditional pieces of art.

    Providing hours of folding fun, the book has been written by leading origami expert Matthew Gardiner and features contributions and original designs by renowned origami experts.

    Box dimensions: 260 x 205mm. Book dimensions: 250 x 185mm, 64 pages, pb
  • CT0761 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This colouring and activity set will inspire children to get creative and enjoy hours of Gruffalo-themed fun.
    It comes with six mini colour pencils adorned with Axel Scheffler's artwork of Julia Donaldson's famous character and 12 colouring and activity sheets to complete.

    Dimensions: 345 x 230mm
  • ST2657 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Great for budding artists and creative play, this set of six acorn-shaped chalks comes with a small activity sheet that asks Gruffalo fans if they can make it through the deep dark wood. With a handy carry handle, the cardboard display box features the Gruffalo and his friends.

    Dimensions: 155 x 90mm