Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • ATWM 5 years +
    Sam Smith
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    This marvellous maze book from the experts at Usborne will take children aged 5 and over on a global journey from the Amazon to the Antarctic and the Himalayas to Hollywood.

    Children can explore destinations all around the world as they find their way through these mazes, which gradually progress in difficulty. Along the way, children will get to see some of the world's most iconic landmarks.

    Solving mazes is a great way of developing hand-eye coordination and dexterity skills, and all the answers are featured at the back of this book.
  • Little Children's Christmas Pad - Paperback - 9781474937580 - Kirsteen Robson
    CCAP 5 years +
    Kirsteen Robson
    5 years +
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    Enjoy an activity-filled Christmas with this cool book. It has over 200 festive puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches, spot-the-differences and logic games to complete.

    Conveniently sized so it's suitable for stay-at-home days and long journeys over the Christmas period, this book is great for keeping children happily entertained while you put up the decorations and make plans.

    Among the activities are spotting the differences between two pictures of the manger, finding the correct plug that connects to the Christmas tree in a maze of wires and search-and-find activities based around Christmas morning.
  • BGPA 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    (7)
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
  • FSOI 5 years +
    Sam Taplin
    5 years +
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    With over 150 stickers, this Usborne book will introduce children aged 5 and over to the eye-boggling joy of optical illusions.

    There are mysterious movements, shifting shapes and wobbling arrows that will be created when the stickers are stuck on the pages to complete the images. The book also provides scientific explanations for why each illusion happens.

    Ideal for learning about sight and vision, this book can also help children develop their hand-eye coordination skills.
  • SYS2 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    (2)
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    The Usborne Beginners: Solar System guide is aimed at a young readership and the simple descriptions of our universe make it a perfect book to dip into and enjoy.

    With a helpful glossary to explain unfamiliar words and a list of websites to visit for more information, this early reference book will be useful for homework help, and it's fun just to look and marvel at!

    Ideal for readers aged 5 and over.
  • AEZYG 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    (2)
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustration, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • AEUWQ 5 years +
    Louie Stowell
    5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
  • APNOE 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This work provides young children with a fun way to learn all the objects, people and places associated with Christmas, such as snowmen, bells, Father Christmas and holly, as well as developing essential matching and reading skills. Pastel illustrations and festive colours really bring the season to life, while the robust and durable cards will endure repeated use.
  • AMWZS 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    (1)
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    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.
  • AAHIB 6 years +
    Katie Daynes
    6 years +
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    If your youngster is interested in space and finding out more about it, then this Usborne lift-the-flap book is perfect. See Inside Space has dramatic double page spreads showing the Big Bang, how the first suns and planets were formed and our very own solar system. With over 50 flaps to lift and a little book of star maps included, this is a wonderful non-fiction treat!

  • AEBCN 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
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    Usborne's Farm Sticker Book is a fun and lively sticker book that encourages children to use their attention and ensures they will have fun as they fill in a number of busy scenes using over 100 colourful stickers.
  • AJREJ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
  • ALHMH 3 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    3 years +
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    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
  • ALVFF 6 years +
    Katie Daynes
    6 years +
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    This is a lift-the-flap book that introduces readers to the science of weather. The work is filled with facts from how hurricanes and floods happen to how global warming is affecting the Earth's climates.
  • AMWZU 5 years +
    Alex Frith
    5 years +
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    From traditional steam trains to super-fast bullet trains, this fact-filled information book allows children to look inside locomotives and find out how they work. Young readers can lift-the-flaps to discover fun facts and find out about the history of train travel.
  • ARDKL 5 years +
    Lucy Bowman
    5 years +
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    The Sticker Dollies love ponies and are spending all their time at the stables, looking after and grooming the horses - and, of course, learning to ride! Dress them in the right gear with the 300+ reuseable stickers, choosing suitable outfits for pony trekking, showjumping, dressage and more.
  • AGBYD 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
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    Full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes, children are fascinated by airports.

    This book can help young kids find out more about how an airport works - from checking in to how the suitcase ends up on the plane. With flaps to lift and colourful illustrations throughout, this is a richly informative book.
  • AAHIU 5 years +
    Alex Frith
    5 years +
    (1)
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    Colourful and appealing illustrations and lots of flaps, give this picture atlas tons of appeal for youngsters. With a giant world map poster included, the Usborne Picture Atlas allows children to explore the world one flap at a time. This atlas features a page for each continent and helps young readers to discover the animals, buildings, foods and cultures that they would find there.

  • AIKST 6 years +
    Heather Amery
    6 years +
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    The classic French bilingual word book, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, reissued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key French vocabulary.
  • ALKSU 5 years +
    Heather Amery
    5 years +
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    This classic title, containing a thousand things to spot in busy scenes, has been revised and updated for the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. Three generations of children have built their basic vocabulary with this entertaining and fun book. This is the original find-the-duck, for which illustrator Stephen Cartwright first invented the iconic Little Yellow Duck.
  • AMWZW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    A pocket guide to one of the most famous cities in the world, featuring fifty of London's best-known landmarks, each fully illustrated and accompanied by a detailed description, interesting facts, other things to spot nearby, and the nearest Underground stations. Add the stickers to the pages as you spot each building or place.
  • AAHIA 5 years +
    Alex Frith
    5 years +
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    Delve deep into the mysteries of Earth's geography to reveal the hidden secrets of life on our planet. This title includes double page spreads on mountains, deserts, the oceans, the atmosphere and icy landscapes such as Antarctica, each one bursting with flaps to lift to reveal scientific and natural history information. It also contains a feature on how climate change is affecting our planet, and what can be done to reduce its effects. It contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
  • ADYLO 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is a new edition of a great-value sticker book with brightly coloured, intricate illustrations and photographs of the major sights, cities and landmarks of each country. It is updated to include the 2012 Olympics stadium. It features over 140 stickers for children to place on the maps. It also features the key towns of Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as sculptures, bridges and galleries, from the countries' most famous places to their hidden secrets.
  • AGBYE 5 years +
    Simon Tudhope
    5 years +
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    Each supercar in this colourful sticker book needs its wheels, headlights, trim and other details added.

    All are available as stickers at the back of the book so that children can complete a rally car, a Le Mans car, a Pro Mod racer, an SUV and many more.