Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • CHMZ 5 years +
    Sam Smith
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Children will love plotting their way through the festive season with this marvellous maze book for Christmas.

    From our friends at Usborne, kids will love helping Santa find his way through the rooftops, untangling the Christmas tree lights and helping the elves deliver the presents on time.

    The mazes gradually get more challenging as children work their way through the book. This book provides a fun-filled way of counting down to the big day.
  • CCAP 5 years +
    Kirsteen Robson
    5 years +
    • £4.99
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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.
  • COPD 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
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    This is a fantastically creative activity book for budding fashionistas!

    It comes with four press-out dolls and lots of clothes and accessories to cut out and decorate them with. There are even outlines of clothes for children to draw on as they create their own head-turning outfits.
  • 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.
  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
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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.
  • LFTT 5 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    5 years +
    (5)
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    Learning the times tables is an essential part of every child's education and needs to be practised endlessly. This lift-the-flap book will allow children aged 6 and above do just that - while having fun, too!

    Developed by the learning experts at Usborne, the Lift-the-Flap Times Tables Book contains a fun and interactive approach to the sometimes dry and tricky subject of multiplication.

    Sure to provide them with hours of mathematical enjoyment with its 70+ flaps to lift, this book is perfect for parent and child to share as they begin their journey learning and mastering times tables.
  • 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.
  • FSTK 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Football fans all over the country are eagerly awaiting the new season and what better way to get young children into the sport than with the help of this sporty, activity book?

    With over 150 stickers, the scenes include players, fans and exciting goalmouth action. There are football kits to colour in, stickers of players to add to defensive walls and even some goalscoring strikers.

    At its goal-den price, this is a book that will hit the back of the net every time!
  • Look Inside: Space - Hardback - 9781409523383 - Rob Lloyd Jones
    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.
  • Look Inside: Your Body - Board - 9781409549475 - Louie Stowell
    AEUWQ 5 years +
    Louie Stowell
    5 years +
    • £6.99
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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.
  • An Usborne Flap Book: See Inside Space - Hardback - 9780746087596 - Katie Daynes
    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.
  • See Inside: Weather & Climate - Board - 9781409563983 - Katie Daynes
    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.
  • Usborne: Look Inside Trains - Other - 9781409582083 - Alex Frith
    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.
  • Look Inside: An Airport - Hardback - 9781409551768 - Rob Lloyd Jones
    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)
    • £10.39
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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.