Usborne Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • LCTP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    This bumper pad contains nearly 200 travel-themed activities for children aged 5 and over to complete. Among these are puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches and logic games.

    This tear-out pad can be split up easily so various numbers of children can work through the activities at the same time and there's no cutting or sticking needed - meaning it's all safe and fun.

    Perfect for: Holidays, rainy days and long journeys.
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
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    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.

    With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AINRV 5 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    5 years +
    (6)
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    Learning times tables is essential and needs endless practice, but children will love the interactive approach of this book, which has lots of flaps to lift to find out the answers to a range of multiplication questions. An innovative approach to what can be a dry and tricky subject, this book is perfect for parents and children to share on the road to learn times tables.
  • AEZYG 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
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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.
  • AAHIB 6 years +
    Katie Daynes
    6 years +
    • £7.99
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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!

  • 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.

  • AAHGV Babies
    Babies
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    In a large format with flaps as well as textured patches, this book introduces the characters from Apple Tree Farm to young children. The use of textures adds a different dimension to sharing books with babies and toddlers. As each page is turned, a different texture is waiting to be discovered.
  • 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.
  • AEBIS 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
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    Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life. With over 50 embedded flaps to lift, this book is not only informative but interactive, making it an accessible and engaging way for children to learn about life in Ancient Egypt. It is intricately illustrated by David Hancock.
  • ALKSM 6 years +
    Emily Bone
    6 years +
    (4)
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    Trains hold a fascination for just about everybody and this lift-the-flap history of locomotion tells it all from Stephenson's Rocket to the bullet trains of today. You can lift the flaps to explore all kinds of exciting trains, from a luxury steam train fit for a queen to super-fast trains that run on magnets, trains that can climb up mountains, and lots, lots more. Part of a collectable series of interactive information books.
  • APNAE 5 years +
    Minna Lacey
    5 years +
    (1)
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    This is a brand new title in the innovative "See Inside" series, putting the often intimidating world of mathematics into simple, easy-to-follow language and showing how maths fits into readers' everyday life. It introduces mathematical concepts in the simplest of terms from basic addition and subtraction, through multiplication and division to square roots and algebra. As well as over 50 embedded flaps to lift, each page includes a host of puzzles and games for readers to test their newfound maths skills on, making the book an interactive and informative experience. It is illustrated in a fun and accessible style by Colin King.
  • ABMJS 5 years +
    Paul Dowswell
    5 years +
    • £9.89
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • AAHHQ 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    (1)
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    The Usborne Flap Book See Inside Science is the perfect way to get young children interested in the fascinating world of science. See Inside Science is packed with over 50 colourful lift-up flaps that help promote basic scientific ideas such as energy and elements. Full of child-friendly explanations that make some tricky subjects accessible for junior school children, this is another brilliantly put together book from Usborne, who are experts in encouraging children to learn key concepts at a young age.

  • AEKLH 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
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    This is a fascinating flap book packed with interesting information about cars, from how the first automobiles were invented, to how speedy racing cars get around tracks. Each of the seven double-page spreads have several flaps to lift, many with double flaps, and several of them also have fun paper technology such as sliding a race car or moving a car along a production line in a factory. Other spreads look inside a busy car repair shop, and a scrap yard where old cars get crushed.
  • AEOCF 5 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    5 years +
    (1)
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    This is the perfect book for children who are fascinated by the world we live in. From why the night is dark to what snow is and what can be found under the sea, it answers all their question.

    Presented with lively illustrations and easy-to-follow text, the book introduces young readers to all the basic concepts of geography.
  • AAHHD 7 years +
    Katie Daynes
    7 years +
    (5)
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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!

  • AMOVV
    Fiona Watt
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    Even tiny babies will enjoy looking at the brilliantly coloured illustrations in this very first book. The peach-skin soft cloth is perfect for little hands to grasp and the surprise sound that comes from the crackly foil sewn inside the book will delight babies.
  • AMOVX
    Fiona Watt
    • £9.89
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    Even tiny babies will enjoy looking at the brilliantly coloured illustrations in this very first book. The peach-skin soft cloth is perfect for little hands to grasp and the surprise sound that comes from the crackly foil sewn inside the book will delight babies.
  • AFGFQ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    This is a beautiful board book, with over 60 flaps. It provides friendly, charming answers to challenging questions that young children love to ask. Bold, question word headings (Who? Why? Where? etc.) bring together an eclectic mix of subject areas, making it the perfect book to dip into. The illustrations are both entertaining and informative, and the text is written simply and clearly, with an added touch of humour.
  • AJNKS 5 years +
    5 years +
    (5)
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    Children are always asking questions and their bodies are an endless source of fascination to them. This quirkily illustrated book has lots of answers and will engross curious children. You can find the answers to intriguing questions such as How do I smell things? What makes me burp? Why do I need to wash my hands? Why is blood red? And lots more. It offers friendly, simple answers to challenging questions, with entertaining and informative illustrations.