Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • 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.
  • AJREJ 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.59
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    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
  • AIJJE 7 years +
    Sam Taplin
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.89
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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.
  • AAZAD 7 years +
    Sarah Khan
    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 +
    Louie Stowell
    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 +
    Katie Daynes
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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 +
    Lucy Bowman
    7 years +
    • £5.59
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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.
  • AJMEC 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
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    A simple, jargon-free cookbook packed with delicious recipes for cakes and cookies, ranging from iced fancies, cakepops and mini eclairs to yoyo cookies, mini macaroons and chocolate-dipped shortbread fingers. Each recipe is fully illustrated with mouth-watering colour photographs and clear step-by-step diagrams. Spiral binding makes the book practical and easy to use in the kitchen.
  • AOLSQ 7 years +
    Alex Frith
    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.
  • ANLSB 7 years +
    Paul Dowswell
    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.
  • APMYX 7 years +
    Anthony Marks
    7 years +
    • £5.59
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    Tunes and nursery rhymes from all over the world are included in this illustrated book, alongside classical pieces from the world's finest composers, including J.S. Bach, Thomas Morley and Franz Schubert. Snippets of information about the origins of each tune on the borders of each page aim to give children a more intuitive feel for the music and advise them on timing. The Usborne Quicklinks site provides downloadable files so that children can listen to the tunes on their computer.
  • ANDPF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.89
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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.