Children's Books

Usborne Activity Books

  • ATWM 5 years +
    Sam Smith
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This marvellous maze book from the experts at Usborne will take children aged 5 and over on a global journey from the Amazon to the Antarctic and the Himalayas to Hollywood.

    Children can explore destinations all around the world as they find their way through these mazes, which gradually progress in difficulty. Along the way, children will get to see some of the world's most iconic landmarks.

    Solving mazes is a great way of developing hand-eye coordination and dexterity skills, and all the answers are featured at the back of this book.
  • BGPA 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    (8)
    • £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.
  • FDAB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Children who are muddled by maths will be able to get to grips with this notoriously tricky subject by working their way through this activity book from the experts at Usborne.

    Full of mazes, colour-by-numbers, logic puzzles, sticker puzzles, connect-the-dots and more, each page explains a different tip or technique for fractions, decimals and percentages.

    There are also appealing themes on each double-page spread that tie the activities together including pirates, a fairground and a dog show. There are also 'test yourself' pages scattered throughout the book so children can check their progress and stickers to use in the activities and be used as rewards.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • FSOI 5 years +
    Sam Taplin
    5 years +
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    • RRP £4.99
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    With over 150 stickers, this Usborne book will introduce children aged 5 and over to the eye-boggling joy of optical illusions.

    There are mysterious movements, shifting shapes and wobbling arrows that will be created when the stickers are stuck on the pages to complete the images. The book also provides scientific explanations for why each illusion happens.

    Ideal for learning about sight and vision, this book can also help children develop their hand-eye coordination skills.
  • 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
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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.
  • VFCB 3 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    My Very First Castles Book will show little ones just what it feels like to be king or queen of the castle!

    There is information about kings, queens, knights, banquets and jousting featured in the non-fiction book and the full-colour illustrations will also help children develop their vocabulary skills before starting school.

    With its de-knight-ful illustrations and plenty of new words for children aged 3+ to learn, the book has many things for the young reader to spot and then discuss as they share with a parent.
  • AAPBN Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £9.89
    • 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.
  • ACPQT Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £5.59
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    That's Not My Bunny features lots of baby bunnies! A brightly coloured board book that holds enormous appeal for both babies and adults, the very young will love the chance to feel a furry ear, tickle a paw or touch a cotton tail. The book is suitable for babies aged 3 months and older.

  • ACGRD Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £5.59
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    That's Not My Puppy is the perfect book for encouraging interactive play in babies and toddlers. Every page had a different texture just waiting to be discovered and the bright illustrations and simple text are sure to help in developing both sensory and language awareness. Hands-on fun for the very young!

  • AEUWQ 5 years +
    Louie Stowell
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • ACMNO Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches. The book is suitable for ages 1 and over.

  • AHWAX Toddlers
    Fiona Watts
    Toddlers
    • £5.59
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    Part of the bestselling, touchy-feely That's not my...series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. Simple, repetitive text helps children to associate the adjectives with the sensation of touching the tactile patches. Illustrated in Rachel Wells' typical, bold style.
  • ABKEY Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.59
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    This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. Series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine. This title comes from an award-winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. "That's not my..." activity sheets are available to download.
  • ACGRI Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    Usborne's interactive, touchy-feely books in this series are favourites with babies and toddlers who love to explore the different textures and join in with the refrain. With pretty illustrations and sparkly, fluffy and bumpy surfaces to touch, That's Not My Princess... is sure to be a hit with little girls who love anything pink and sparkly.

  • ACMON Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    This is a new title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series, which is an award winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. The series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
  • ACOAH Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £0.10
    This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking "That's Not My..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel, such as soft ears, bumpy feet and a tufty tail. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. The series was awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine. It is an award-winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production.
  • 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.
  • AAJWF Toddlers
    Stella Baggott
    Toddlers
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • ADPGB Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    The new edition of this ever-popular title in the bestselling "Usborne Touchy-Feely" series, which boasts over 2 million sales worldwide. The enduring appeal of Rachel Wells' charming illustrations, the opportunity to interact with a variety of different textures and the gentle humour of the simple, yet appealing text ensures that these books are pre-school classics. This book is sure to appeal to the imaginations of very young children, as they interact with the cute kittens featured on each spread, which are complete with rough paws, fuzzy tongue and fluffy tummy. The descriptive text and touchy-feely pages will promote sensory awareness and language development in very young children.