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Our Usborne books for kids are packed with facts and humour that will introduce children to so much information. Explore a variety of early concepts with our See Inside books, engaging Sticker Dressing books for creative fun and introduce babies and toddlers to new words with a range of books from the popular That's Not My… series! Do you love facts as much as your kids? Check out our non-fiction books for adults.

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Our Usborne books for kids are packed with facts and humour that will introduce children to so much information. Explore a variety of early concepts with our See Inside books, engaging Sticker Dressing books for creative fun and introduce babies and toddlers to new words with a range of books from the popular That's Not My… series! Do you love facts as much as your kids? Check out our non-fiction books for adults.

  • Black Friday

    Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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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.
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  • The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: UCP2
    Hardback 3 years +
    (4)
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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.
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    Usborne: What's Happening to Me? (Boys)

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: WHMB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Presented here in a bespoke hardback format for Book People, What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up that gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 9 and over.
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  • Usborne Beginners: The Solar System

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: SYS2
    Hardback 5 years +
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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.
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    The Complete William Shakespeare

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: COSH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    The stories of William Shakespeare's plays are featured in this keepsake compendium. Each story includes short details about the main characters and a list of quotations.

    This is a book that will introduce children to the work of the Bard and will be referred to again and again by all ages.
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  • The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia

    Gillian Doherty

    Product Code: UGP2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia with Complete World Atlas is packed with information about the planet Earth, revealing everything from its physical characteristics to a detailed look at the people and governments of every continent.

    Fully up to date, there are some sumptuous photographs to pore over, as well as clear explanatory diagrams and comprehensive maps.
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    Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BDDC
    Paperback 6 years +
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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.
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    Lift-the-Flap: Computers and Coding

    Rosie Dickins

    Product Code: LFCC
    Hardback 7 years +
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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!
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    Usborne The Unworry Book

    Alice James

    Product Code: UNWO
    Hardback 9 years +
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    The Unworry Book is a practical activity book designed to calm children's minds and distract them from everyday worries and anxieties.

    Featuring full-colour illustrations throughout, this self-help guide provides young readers with a place to sort through their worries and thoughts, as well as a variety of relaxing activities ranging from colouring and mood grids to doodles and making a note of your most wonderful words.

    This book reassures children that it is perfectly normal to have worries - and how they can get them out of their heads by doodling, writing, scribbling and scrunching.
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  • That's Not My Dinosaur

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACGRE
    Board Toddlers
    Every double page of this book features an interesting texture to feel, such as bumpy teeth or slippery flippers, as the reader explores the surface of a toy dinosaur. Combined with simple text and illustrations this is intended to help very young children develop sensory and language awareness.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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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.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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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 illustrations, 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.
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  • That's Not My Reindeer

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALPMH
    Board Toddlers
    A touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text, bright, colourful illustrations and textures to touch and feel on every page. Suitable as a Christmas present, it can help very young children develop language and sensory skills.
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
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    From rockets to robots and monkeys to monsters, this draw-in book from the experts at Usborne will show you how to draw everything you've ever wanted with simple step-by-step instructions.

    It's an easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects - and it comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
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  • Baby's Very First Noisy Nursery Rhymes

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AFAKE
    Board Toddlers
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    This Usborne sound book features musical arrangements of popular nursery rhymes including Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and Humpty Dumpty.

    The perfect gift for any young child or toddler, it's bound to make you and your little one smile.
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  • Cogheart

    Peter Bunzl

    Product Code: AUUEF
    Paperback 10 years +
    (1)
    When 13-year-old Lily's inventor father vanishes after a Zeppelin crash, Lily's determined to hunt down the truth behind his disappearance, helped by Robert, the local clockmaker's son, and her wily mechanical fox Malkin. But shadowy figures are closing in and treachery lurks among the smoky spires of London - along with a life-changing secret. Be swept away by airships and flabbergasted by dastardly plots in this extraordinary and wildly imaginative debut, bursting with invention and adventure.
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  • Usborne Young Reading: Beowulf

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOAX
    Hardback 6 years +
    This is the classic story written over a thousand years ago and retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Fearsome monsters stalk the moors of ancient Denmark, murdering anyone they catch. But then a warrior comes from overseas. His name is Beowulf. He kills monsters. Each scene is atmospherically brought to life with Victor Tavares' illustrations. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme is developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Our World

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AOYAA
    Other 3 years +
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    An interactive board book with over 60 flaps, exploring all kinds of questions that young children ask about the world around them.

    Lift the flaps to discover the answers to lots of 'what?', 'why?', 'how?', 'when?' and 'who?' questions. Provides friendly, simple answers to challenging questions, with entertaining and informative illustrations.
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  • That's Not My Elf

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AVAKU
    Other Toddlers
    Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages, feeling the tactile patches and looking for a cute elf in this first festive board book.

    Usborne's That's Not My Elf is a lovely Christmas present for any little one.
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  • The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AFATU
    Other 7 years +
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    Perfect for children who love making up stories or comic strips, The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book is packed with helpful hints, tips and handy tasks to get them started.

    With practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable and cool characters, settings and story lines, plus a clever concealed spine that allows the book to lie flat for easy use, this is a genius way of encouraging writing and reading skills.
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  • The Complete Book of Farmyard Tales

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: APOVT
    Hardback Toddlers
    To celebrate 40 years of Usborne Publishing, the iconic Farmyard Tales collection has been re-issued for a new generation of children. It introduces Mrs. Boot the farmer, her children Poppy and Sam, Rusty the dog, Curly the pig, Woolly the sheep and all the other animal characters at Apple Tree Farm. With a Little Yellow Duck to spot on every page, it features twenty gentle stories that have already delighted three generations of children.
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
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    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about space.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover 'What's a cosmonaut?' to 'Where have people visited in space?', 'Why can't I see stars in the daytime?' and so much more.
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  • Usborne Fingerprint Activities

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMWZS
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    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.
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  • Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Musical Play Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALGXF
    Board Toddlers
    A brightly coloured, touchy-feely book for babies. Press the buttons to hear a range of gentle, musical sounds which relate to the simple pictures. Delightful to share, this book will engage even a tiny baby's attention and as babies grow they will love to press the sound buttons themselves. This series is designed to be used from birth.
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Children’s Activity Books

Our collection of Usborne’s activity books is a fantastic learning resource for children of all ages. We have a selection of books that would be perfect for your baby’s very first read. Plus, we have a range of lift the flap books and wipe-clean books which are ideal for the little ones!

Enthralling Educational Non-Fiction

Each of Usborne’s non-fiction books is a great educational tool for children. The books are fact-filled and fun reads for kids that may usually be reluctant to pick up a book. The way the information is presented makes it very accessible and kids will learn a lot about history, languages, science and much, much more!

High Quality Artwork

There has been a fantastic level of attention to detail for the artwork on and inside these books. Each image has a lot to explore, and it’ll have children fascinated as they explore beautiful scenes from different historical and scientific topics!