Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • Baby's Very First Noisy Things That Go - Board - 9781409522904 - Stella Baggott
    AAPBN Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With this irresistible board book with sound panel, little hands will love pressing the buttons to hear the bus 'beep, beep!', the plane 'zoom!', the boat 'hoot, hoot!', the train 'choo, choo!' and the fire engine 'nee-naw!' The simple picture tabs on each page allow children to find their favourite vehicles quickly and easily.
  • Look Inside: Space - Hardback - 9781409523383 - Rob Lloyd Jones
    AEZYG 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    (2)
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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 +
    • £6.99
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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.
  • Baby's Very First Noisy Book - Board - 9781409507826 - Stella Baggott
    AAJWF Toddlers
    Stella Baggott
    Toddlers
    • £6.99
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    This is a bold, bright new book for babies containing beautifully designed high-contrast images that are easy for even newborn babies to focus on and a sound panel to bring the pictures to life. The words are onomatopoeic, providing easy prompts for parents to make sounds for their babies to hear, essential for their speech development along with the sound panel for added effect. The sounds include quacking ducks, tooting cars and a wailing fire engine.
  • 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
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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.
  • ALHMH 3 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    3 years +
    • £6.39
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    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
  • 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.
  • Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Colours Play Book - Board - 9781409565116 - Fiona Watt
    AIUPW Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £6.29
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    Babies will love looking at the bright pictures and exploring the textures as they learn their colours in this vibrant board book. Each page is specially designed to be visually stimulating with bright, eye-catching illustrations and lots to look at. It is a fun aid to developing language and sensory skills for the very young, with die-cut trails to run little fingers along and holes to peep through.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AGBYE 5 years +
    Simon Tudhope
    5 years +
    • £5.89
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    Each supercar in this colourful sticker book needs its wheels, headlights, trim and other details added.

    All are available as stickers at the back of the book so that children can complete a rally car, a Le Mans car, a Pro Mod racer, an SUV and many more.
  • AIJJE 7 years +
    Sam Taplin
    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 +
    (4)
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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.
  • AMPCF 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    • £6.39
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    Complete beginners can discover how to draw lots of different animals with this delightful write-in book. Each double colourful page has step-by-step drawing instructions, space to practise and doodle in, and ideas for colouring in or adding backgrounds.
  • AMWZV 5 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    5 years +
    (1)
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
  • 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.
  • See Inside: Ancient Egypt - Hardback - 9780746084120 - Rob Lloyd Jones
    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.