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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.

  • BGPA 5 years +

    Big Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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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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  • UCP2 3 years +

    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Ruth Brocklehurst

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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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  • WHMB 9 years +

    Usborne: What's Happening to Me? (Boys) (Hardback)

    Alex Frith

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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 8 and over.
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    TURC 5 years +

    The Usborne Reading Collection (Collection)

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    Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton, The Usborne Reading Collection features 40 titles incorporating a broad range of story styles.

    They are designed to help your child grow as a reader and develop their interests so that they can find the right books for their tastes.

    From early stories about robots, pirates, princes and princesses to much-loved classics including The Billy Goats Gruff, Pinocchio and Alice in Wonderland and comical original new favourites including The Clumsy Crocodile, the charming tales in this collection are fully illustrated and are ideal for inspiring a love of reading. There are also abridged editions of more advanced stories like The Railway Children, Black Beauty and Macbeth for children to enjoy.

    The pack includes 25 books from the Usborne Young Reading Series 1 and a further 15 books from Usborne Young Reading Series 2.

    Format: paperback
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  • LFSU 3 years +

    Usborne Little First Stickers: Unicorns (Paperback)

    Hannah Watson

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    Bursting with over 150 stickers, this magical book will appeal to all young unicorn fans!

    Little ones will enjoy peeling the reusable stickers off the shiny pages as they add them to the wondrous scenes of waterfalls, rainbows, forests, lagoons, crystal caves, cloud castles, and much more.

    With its compact format and text prompts on each page, this handy activity book is perfect for taking on long journeys to keep children entertained whilst improving their vocabulary and developing fine motor skills.
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  • SYS2 5 years +

    Usborne Beginners: The Solar System (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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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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  • COSH 9 years +

    The Complete William Shakespeare (Hardback)

    Anna Milbourne

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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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  • HFFB 5 years +

    Usborne: 100 Birds to Fold & Fly (Paperback)

    Emily Bone

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    This creative activity book from the experts at Usborne will inspire children aged 6 and over to create a forest of fold-together birds.

    Fantastically designed, the birds include peacocks, eagles, flamingos and other exotic and fictional birds. Putting them together provides a fun way of practising fine motor skills and there are step-by-step instructions for every single one.

    The birds are wonderfully designed and presented in a variety of vibrant colours, shapes and patterns.
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  • UGP2 7 years +

    The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia (Paperback)

    Gillian Doherty

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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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  • AUUEF 10 years +

    Cogheart (Paperback)

    Peter Bunzl

    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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  • AHUDC 5 years +

    Starting School Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Felicity Brooks

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    A fun way to familiarise young children with all the things they will need to know and be able to do when they start school. Following a typical day at school, children will enjoy using the stickers to help the characters in the book get dressed, pack bags, hang up coats, change for PE, and participate in art class, lunchtime, playtime, story time and home time. With over 100 stickers, this is sure to keep little children occupied for hours. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard.
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  • APNJD Toddlers

    Usborne First Experiences: Going to School (Mini Edition) (Paperback)

    Anne Civardi

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    This book is designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. It features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. It provides an ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Other titles in this series include: "Moving House"; "Going to the Doctor"; and, "Going to the Dentist". See the other books in this series.
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  • AHANU 3 years +

    Usborne First Experiences: Going to School (Paperback)

    Anna Civardi

    A book about starting school for the first time, from the Usborne First Experiences series. This accessible book provides a visual introduction to the experiences that children will discover as they start life at school..

    Fully illustrated, if you know a child approaching their first day at school it will help them prepare for this major life event and is extremely reassuring.
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  • AEUWQ 5 years +

    Usborne Look Inside: Your Body (Hardback)

    Louie Stowell

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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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  • AEZYG 5 years +

    Usborne Look Inside: Space (Hardback)

    Rob Lloyd Jones

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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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  • AEKZB 5 years +

    Usborne Holiday Puzzle Pad (Paperback)

    Phil Clarke

    This title includes a pad bursting with vibrantly illustrated puzzles and pencil games to test the brainpower of children and adults alike. It provides over 180 brain teasing puzzles will sort the boffins from the buffoons by testing their observation, memory, arithmetic, logic and word skills. With over 100 tear-off sheets, this pad is portable and versatile, making it ideal for journeys and holidays: it can entertain one person for hours, or keep several amused at once; and, keep a pad in the car for long journeys, or have a few pages to hand for emergency entertainment at a moment's notice.
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  • AMWZW 5 years +

    Things to Spot in London Sticker Book (Paperback)

    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.
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  • APOQG 7 years +

    Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Hardback)

    Sarah Courtauld

    A rip-roaring adventure story, this is the story of Jules Verne's classic sci-fi novel, retold for younger readers. Intrepid explorer Professor Liedenbrock leads a dramatic expedition to an Icelandic volcano, where a secret tunnel leads to the very centre of the earth. One of over 250 titles in the Usborne Reading Programme - developed with experts - this book is in the highest of the seven levels and suitable for confident readers.
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    APOAX 6 years +

    Usborne Young Reading: Beowulf (Hardback)

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    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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  • AOLMV 5 years +

    The Stone Age (Hardback)

    This simple information book follows the history of Stone Age people and how they lived. Children can discover how they made clothes from animal skins and weapons and tools from stone, and find out about their cave art - some of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
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  • AOXBR 5 years +

    The Great Fire of London (Hardback)

    Susanna Davidson

    Find out all about the Great Fire of London, in 1666 - what caused it, how it spread, how it was put out and how the city was rebuilt in its wake. A simple but comprehensive introduction to this key historical event. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, this book is for children who can read fluently but are still building their confidence.
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  • APOVT Toddlers

    The Complete Book of Farmyard Tales (Hardback)

    Heather Amery

    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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  • AHTWM 7 years +

    Usborne Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback)

    Sarah Khan

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    This science dictionary is ideal for students and parents alike.

    It's full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations.
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  • APNHE 6 years +

    Around the World in Eighty Days (Hardback)

    Jules Verne

    The classic tale of Phileas Fogg and his quest to travel around the world in just eighty days, specially retold as part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.
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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!