Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • FDAB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
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    Children who are muddled by maths will be able to get to grips with this notoriously tricky subject by working their way through this activity book from the experts at Usborne.

    Full of mazes, colour-by-numbers, logic puzzles, sticker puzzles, connect-the-dots and more, each page explains a different tip or technique for fractions, decimals and percentages.

    There are also appealing themes on each double-page spread that tie the activities together including pirates, a fairground and a dog show. There are also 'test yourself' pages scattered throughout the book so children can check their progress and stickers to use in the activities and be used as rewards.
  • PABI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Children can embark on a sticker-filled tour of the British Isles with this amazing, colourful atlas.

    Splitting Britain and Ireland into 10 detailed picture maps, it comes with over 350 colourful stickers to help children develop their dexterity.

    As children fill in the spaces they will have the chance to learn about landmarks, famous people, animals and plants that belong to each area of the country.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Python is one of the most popular computer languages around and this beginner's guide offers children step-by-step instructions for writing a simple program.

    Providing everything they need to get started, this book adds new commands throughout so that by the time a child has finished reading, they will be able to code games, drawings and more.

    Fully illustrated, this book also contains links to downloads that will provide extra help.
  • Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring - Paperback - 9781409562320 - Fiona Watt
    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.
  • LFTT 5 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    5 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
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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.
  • ARTA 7 years +
    Sam Baer
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Help your children develop - and embrace - a love of art with this amazing write-in activity book.

    There are a number of famous paintings included within the pages and they're accompanied by creative projects and puzzles that will help further children's understanding of key elements like colour and composition in a fun and interactive way.

    With its interactive approach and a selection of stickers to stick, this is a fine introduction to the world of fine art.
  • OGSB 7 years +
    Susan Meredith
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    The Olympics remains the greatest show on Earth and the whole world was excited to see the top athletes battling it out for Gold in Rio.

    This sticker book, produced in association with the International Olympic Committee, has 100 stickers of athletes such as Usain Bolt and Jessica Ennis-Hill and uses photos and illustrations to tell the story of the Olympic Games.

    It covers the event's history and reveals who the greatest Olympians of all time are.
  • ACAS 8 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    8 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
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    This brilliantly interactive book has been published in association with London's National Gallery and features some of the best-known works from their collection of paintings.

    Children will be able to colour in the pieces of art and add stickers to them while also developing a deeper understanding of - and appreciation for - art. There are also write-in puzzles to complete!
  • LFCC 7 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Making them easy to understand, this lift-the-flap book from Usborne will tell children everything they could ever want to know about computers and coding.

    As they lift each flap, children will be able to see what goes on inside a computer - from how a keyboard works to how they use memory to turn tiny dots known as pixels into stunning pictures.

    Wonderfully straightforward and making complex themes accessible for children (and adults!) aged 7 and over, this book has puzzles to try, useful words to learn and quirky facts to devour!
  • Look Inside: Space - Hardback - 9781409523383 - Rob Lloyd Jones
    AEZYG 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
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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 +
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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.
  • AFATU 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £7.19
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    Aspiring young writers will love this fun activity book full of hints, tips and handy tasks for writing breath-taking stories. The first half of the book is full of writing tips, techniques and methods to make every story a masterpiece, with helpful activities on coming up with ideas, writing from different points of view and creating characters, settings and story lines. The second half of the book is full of story themes to write about, from murder mysteries to tales from outer space. With lots of lined space to fill, each activity comes with suggestions for characters, settings and objects to write into the story as well as questions to prompt the imagination.
  • AMWZS 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
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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 +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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!

  • AJREJ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
  • See Inside: Weather & Climate - Board - 9781409563983 - Katie Daynes
    ALVFF 6 years +
    Katie Daynes
    6 years +
    • £6.99
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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 +
    • £6.99
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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 +
    • £6.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • Planet Earth - Hardback - 9780746087541 - Alex Frith
    AAHIA 5 years +
    Alex Frith
    5 years +
    • £6.99
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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.