Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • CCAP 5 years +
    Kirsteen Robson
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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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 +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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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)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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 +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
  • WYOM 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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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.
  • LFTT 5 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    5 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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
    • RRP £9.99
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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
    • RRP £12.99
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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!
  • SYS2 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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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.
  • ONK2 Babies
    Fiona Watt
    Babies
    • £4.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Part of a very popular series that aims to help toddlers develop their language and sensory skills, That's Not My Monkey is a touchy-feely board full of bright artwork and tactile patches.

    With simple, repetitive text and a cheeky character at its heart, there is also a little white mouse for children to spot on every page. Available at a great Book People price, this is a must for any young reader you know.
  • 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!
  • APNOE 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £5.99
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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.
  • AEBCN 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £5.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • ADYLO 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is a new edition of a great-value sticker book with brightly coloured, intricate illustrations and photographs of the major sights, cities and landmarks of each country. It is updated to include the 2012 Olympics stadium. It features over 140 stickers for children to place on the maps. It also features the key towns of Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as sculptures, bridges and galleries, from the countries' most famous places to their hidden secrets.
  • AGSPX 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Girls will love dressing the all-action dollies with over 300 stickers provided, to prepare them for a variety of exciting and unusual jobs. It includes stunt girls, an air ambulance crew, a snowboard instructress, a police dog handler, a 'West End' choreographer, firefighters and lots more. It is part of a best-selling and much-loved, collectable series.
  • APORL 5 years +
    Ben Denne
    5 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is a magical new edition to the best-selling "Things to Make and Do" series. It contains 24 magic tricks that will astonish any audience, including card tricks, disappearing coins and incredible shrinking wands. Each trick is clearly illustrated with step-by-step instructions, and full instructions for creating props from everyday items are also included. It includes over 180 stickers for use decorating props and scenery.
  • AHAVS 3 years +
    Jessica Greenwell
    3 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    This durable, wipe-clean book allows children to trace over the dotted letter-shapes again and again, helping them to develop important pen-control skills and practice letter formation skills. It will help with reading and literacy skills as well as letter formation. It comes with a special wipe-clean pen which is really satisfying to write with, yet easy to wipe off the shiny pages.
  • APNWD 5 years +
    Catriona Clarke
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
  • APODS 6 years +
    Emily Bone
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Where do penguins live? What do they eat and how do they catch their food? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. It is illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. It includes carefully selected internet links to exciting websites about penguins.