Usborne Activity Books

  • Usborne Write Your Own Mystery and Ghost Stories - Hardback - 9781474916165
    WYOM 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Does your child dream of writing the next horror sensation? This spine-tingling activity book is bursting with scary ideas for children who fancy themselves as a mystery or ghost story writer.

    From haunted houses to eccentric detectives and cursed tombs, there are ideas to help children write about all kinds of curiosities.

    The book contains advice on planning stories, creating characters, building suspense and writing dialogue. The pages even have blank spaces and themed areas for children to write into, too.
  • OGSB 7 years +
    7 years +
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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 +
    8 years +
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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!
  • ANLSB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A write-in book which will allow children to pen their very own adventure story. With lots of hints and tips on how to create characters, plan plots, write dialogue and stage all-important action scenes, this book will start budding writers off with simple exercises, and build them up until they are racing through their own short stories.
  • AFATU 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • AJREJ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
  • AIJJE 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
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    An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. By adding stickers and drawing patterns and shapes, you can create dozens of eye-popping illusions and find out how they work.
  • AIJIF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is an absolutely fabulous addition to the incredibly successful "Drawing, Doodling and Colouring" series, which will appeal to anyone with a flair for fashion or a desire to doodle. Stylish pictures invite you to decorate dresses, fill in shop windows, design fashion items such as catwalk outfits, handbags, jewellery and even children's clothes. You can doodle hairstyles and make-up, draw funky T-shirt designs, design Christmas party dresses and colour in patterns influenced by fabric designs, buttons and bows.
  • AAZAD 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a pack of colourfully illustrated cards bursting with maths puzzles that will put children and adult's maths skills to the test. Each brain-teasing puzzle sorts out the boffins from the buffoons by testing their maths skills, including code-breaking, multiplication and arithmetic. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and a great gift.
  • ALGZY 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Kapow! Boom! An awesome activity book for budding comic artists to imagine and draw their own comic strips. Simple step-by-step instructions, with lots of handy tips and hints, show children how to create graphic stories using all the devices employed in 'real' comics.
  • AAHHD 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This clever interactive book will fascinate fans of non-fiction and any youngsters who are keen on castles. With over fifty flaps to lift, stunning illustrations and lots of bite-sized chunks of information detailing what went on within the castle walls, this Usborne See Inside Castles is a well-written and entertaining history book with a difference!

  • ANLNF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The Sticker Dollies are embarking on a world tour: visiting the Egyptian pyramids, trekking through a tropical jungle and enjoying a colourful Venetian carnival. Each leg of their trip will require a different wardrobe; children can dress the dolls in suitable outfits using the 400-plus stickers provided.
  • ATGMD 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Usborne's See Inside the World of William Shakespeare will take your children on a journey 400 years back to our past.

    It's packed with rowdy playhouses and royal palaces and will help children learn about tales of doomed princes and mischievous fairies causing trouble.

    Thereare over 70 flaps to lift and these are complemented by lively illustrations that bring the world of Shakespeare - and his best-loved works from Romeo and Juliet to A Midsummer Night's Dream - to life.
  • AVVKV 6 years +
    6 years +
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    With over 90 flaps, Usborne's See Inside Where Food Comes From shows children where the food they eat originates.

    They can discover food produced on farms, in the sea and in greenhouses, and the importance of wheat, rice and corn around the world.

    There's a map with flaps showing where the things we love to eat, including chocolate, olives and tea, come from.
  • AFLNV 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is the first title in a gorgeous new "Sticker Dressing" series exploring the fashion of different historical eras. You can dress 1920s fashion models for various stylish activities, including dancing the Charleston at a jazz club, swimming at the lido, taking afternoon tea at the Ritz, shopping in the boutiques of Paris. Sketches and close-up details, along with contemporary advertisements and artwork provide further information about life in the 1920s and particular elements of fashion, from materials used, to styles, designs, fastenings and embellishments. It comes with over 150 stickers of clothes and accessories.
  • AKPTJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Usborne's Sticker Dolly Dressing Fashion Designer: Autumn features a range of dolls who are ready to take to the catwalk, and your children are in charge of designing their outfits!

    With over 350 stickers and 150 blank stickers to customise, this book offers hints and tips that help you decide which patterns and colour combinations to use where, as well as ideas for creating your own fashion sketchbook and a selection of mood boards.
  • APGIK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Discover the fashions of the 1940s by dressing the dolls in historically-accurate outfits. Find out what men and women wore during the war years, when fabric was rationed and they had to make-do-and-mend, and the changes that occured when austerity ended, including the introduction of Christian Dior's iconic 'New Look'. With over 200 stickers.
  • AMGBV 7 years +
    7 years +
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    With Usborne's Sticker Dolly Dressing Fashion Designer: Wedding Collection, your children can design their own bridal collection.

    This inspirational book is packed full of creative ideas. It lets children follow the same process that real designers do, starting with mood boards and fabric swatches before moving on to their own designs, mixing and matching the 350 stickers provided to create an exciting range of wedding outfits.
  • ATDLB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Usborne's Sticker Dolly Dressing: Fashion Designer New York gives children the chance to design your own outfits for dolls using 250 stickers - 100 of which are waiting to be coloured in.

    There are glamorous gowns, snug coats for a New York winter, stars and stripes for Independence Day and even costumes that will dazzle on stage at a Broadway musical.
  • ACKUW 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Usborne's See Inside Ancient Rome has colourful scenes with over 50 flaps to lift that reveal fascinating historical details of life during this incredible era.

    Bright and clear illustrations show scenes such as a gladiator fight at the Colosseum, the workings of a Roman Bath and the Roman legion defending the farthest reaches of the Empire.
  • ACXPT 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This title tells the wonderful, mysterious and often funny stories behind famous inventions. Flaps reveal lovingly detailed artwork to show the hidden workings inside inventions. Carefully researched text explains the differences between discovery, invention and innovation, and how these three aspects unite.
  • AMOWR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Make do and mend' was the mantra of families during World War Two, as fabric was in short supply and all the available resources were redirected to contribute towards the war effort. However, people were still keen to look smart and stylish, and their resourcefulness led to a distinct fashion look which has come back into vogue in recent times.
  • AOLSQ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    What is blood for? What do muscles look like? How many bones are there in the skeleton? Anatomical diagrams, X-rays, scans and colour photographs help build up a complete picture of the human body and how it works in this informative book.
  • ANDPF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A handy, paperback book perfect for popping into a pocket or school bag, packed with puzzles, games and activities that will put your powers of logic to the test. It is a well-known fact that you can exercise your brain just as you might exercise your body; this book will keep children's grey cells in tip-top condition.