Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • AFATU 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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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.
  • ALVFF 6 years +
    Katie Daynes
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • AIJJE 7 years +
    Sam Taplin
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
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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)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • AEBIS 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
    • £7.99
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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.
  • AFWDX 7 years +
    Alice Pearcey
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    From the experts at Usborne, this is a brilliantly interactive resource that will help children learn all about the countries of the world. With fantastic stickers and insightful facts, this proves a useful introduction to geography and features a range of famous capital cities. Famous world landmarks are also featured, including the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
  • ALPHL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    During the '60s, hemlines rose and pop music and the space race provided inspiration for fashion designers who used modern, synthetic fabrics. This title helps you dress the fashion models in an assortment of amazing outfits from the 1960s with the 200+stickers provided. It also includes notes, photographs and sketches that explain each 'look'.
  • APOWB 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    What's the universe made of? Where did everything come from? Lift the flaps in this fascinating book to reveal some of the amazing discoveries that astronomers and physicists have made in their quest to unlock the mysteries of the Universe. Curious young minds will be fascinated to discover planets, stars and galaxies and explore intergalactic space, with over 70 flaps to lift. Includes explanations of some of the biggest questions in the universe, including 'What happened during the Big Bang?' and 'What lies out in the far reaches of space?'.
  • AJMEC 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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 +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • ALHCU 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    Design a range of winter outfits for the dolls with over 350 stickers, including 150 blank stickers to customise. Hints and tips help you decide which patterns and colour combinations are appropriate for the cold weather, and there are further ideas for creating your own fashion sketchbook and mood boards.
  • AGMAJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    The dolls are ready for their show-stopping outfits, and this time you're in charge from head to toe - colours, styles, patterns and accessories are all up to you!

    A perfect pastime for young fashionistas, this sticker book includes over 350 stickers to create the dolls' outfits, including 150 blank stickers ready to customise.
  • APORF 5 years +
    Rebecca Gilpin
    5 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    Full of easy, delicious recipes with simple, step-by-step, illustrated instructions. Children will love helping to make these tasty treats including peppermint creams, chocolate fudge and marshmallow crunch. Includes gift-wrapping ideas to make homemade chocolates and sweets into the perfect handmade gift. Each recipe is explained with simple, step-by-step picture instructions and photos of the finished results.
  • ALHVP 6 years +
    Joanne Kirby
    6 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    Learn how to create a range of different pictures and scenes using only simple, geometrically-shaped stickers. Contains over 5000 stickers.
  • AJRKO 7 years +
    Joanne Kirby
    7 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    A fresh and modern approach to a traditional idea. With over 3000 geometrically-shaped stickers, which can be used to complete the gloriously colourful and patterned pages. Hours of absorbing activity.