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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.

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    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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  • Second World War

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: ABSXU
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a brilliant new historical addition to the "See Inside" series, looking closely at the vehicles and major events that defined the Second World War as one of the most destructive wars in history. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of some of the military vehicles used during campaigns including tanks, fighter planes and aircraft carriers, while others look in depth at life during the Blitz and the action on the beaches during the invasion of Normandy.
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  • The Usborne Children's Bible

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: ABFPP
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a new miniature edition of the Children's Bible, which will be treasured and enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. It features stunning, full-page illustrations and includes maps of the ancient lands to bring stories from the Old and New Testaments vividly to life. It also features a comprehensive 'Who's who in the Bible' to help children remember the characters and their stories. This carefully written text is suitable for reading aloud to young children or for older children to read independently.
    • £6.39
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  • The Adventures of King Arthur

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNRL
    Hardback 6 years +
    The daring and bold adventures of King Arthur told for children growing in reading confidence and ability. When Arthur pulls a sword from a stone, he is proclaimed King of Britain. However many challenges lie ahead, including treacherous knights, a mysterious lady in a lake and a fight for his kingdom. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
    (3)
    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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  • Volcanoes

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: APMZO
    Hardback 5 years +
    This book provides children with all the facts they need to know about volcanoes.
    • £3.99
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  • Oliver Twist

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APNOR
    Hardback 5 years +
    Oliver grows up in an orphanage, and when he dares to ask for more is cast out into a world of colourful characters in which he will have to keep his wits about him and pick a pocket or two to survive. A retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story for children growing in their reading confidence and ability. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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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 Sticker Picture Atlas of the World

    Sam Lake

    Product Code: AGIUR
    Paperback 5 years +
    (1)
    The Sticker Picture Atlas of the World will take children on an interactive journey around the world...

    Children can place stickers of landmarks, animals and people in all the right places - and learn about the countries of the world as they go!

    With fresh and modern illustrations, this fun-filled book makes for a lively and inviting first atlas.
    • £6.29
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
    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 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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  • The Usborne Children's Encyclopedia - New Edition

    Product Code: ALZQS
    Paperback 5 years +
    This is a stimulating reference book for young readers covering a wide range of topics from art and animals to new technology. It is arranged thematically and illustrated with over 1500 photos, illustrations and diagrams. It features over 150 QR codes that allow readers to access carefully selected websites, downloadable pictures and quizzes - straight to a mobile phone or tablet. In addition, there are 750 internet links leading to a hand-picked selection of the best websites on a PC.
    • £12.39
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  • The Usborne Little Children's Activity Book

    Product Code: ALHNV
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This book is filled with mixed activities to keep little children happy and occupied on holiday, on journeys and at home. Contains lots of puzzles, drawing, colouring, dot-to-dots, mazes, spot the difference and so on.
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  • Rainforest

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNXN
    Paperback 5 years +
    From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Things to Spot in London Sticker Book

    Product Code: AMWZW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    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.
    • £3.99
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Animals

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMPCF
    Paperback 5 years +
    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.
    • £7.89
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  • See Inside History of Britain

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AJZJA
    Hardback 5 years +
    With stunning illustrations and over 60 flaps to lift, children can explore plague-ridden London, the British Empire, a Victorian factory and other key events in Britain's incredible history.

    A Famous People section at the back of the book features Britons of note such as Oliver Cromwell, Emmeline Pankhurst and The Beatles.
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  • Usborne: Lift-the-Flap Questions & Answers About Animals

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: APOVP
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Many children are fascinated by animals and this engaging flap book will answer lots of their questions. It features entertaining and informative illustrations and over 50 flaps to lift and look beneath.
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  • Under the Sea

    Fiona Patchett

    Product Code: APNNU
    Hardback 6 years +
    What lives at the bottom of the sea? What does a shark really eat? How does a sea horse swim? In this book you'll find the answers and lots more about the fascinating things which live under the sea.
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside Animal Homes

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AJBBS
    Board 5 years +
    (1)
    Peep into nests and inside burrows to see baby animals and where they live in this flap book for young children. A brilliant introduction to an amazing variety of animal homes, including nests, warrens, hives, dens and dams.
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  • Usborne Wipe-clean Dot-to-Dot Dinosaurs

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AQOMX
    Paperback 3 years +
    Little children need lots of practice with pen control, and this book provides plenty of opportunities for that - they can complete the dot-to-dot puzzles as many times as they like using the special wipe-clean pen provided. All puzzles contain ten dots or less, so children will also be learning and their numbers as they watch the dinosaurs emerge.
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  • Penguins

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: APODS
    Hardback 6 years +
    Where do penguins live? What do they eat and how do they catch their food? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. It is illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. It includes carefully selected internet links to exciting websites about penguins.
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  • Antarctica

    Lucy Bowman

    Product Code: APNRB
    Hardback 4 years +
    A new addition to the 'Usborne Beginners' series, which is designed to provide an informative introduction to non-fiction subjects for young readers.
    • £3.99
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  • The Great Fire of London

    Susanna Davidson

    Product Code: AOXBR
    Hardback 5 years +
    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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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!