Usborne Books

  • The Usborne Reading Collection - Collection - 9781474915083
    TURC 5 years +
    5 years +
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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
  • AEZYG 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.
  • AMWZU 5 years +
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    From traditional steam trains to super-fast bullet trains, this fact-filled information book allows children to look inside locomotives and find out how they work. Young readers can lift-the-flaps to discover fun facts and find out about the history of train travel.
  • APNFM 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This bright, friendly activity book is both entertaining and educational. Young children will have lots of fun joining the dots and finding the hidden pictures - and developing their number skills and pencil control at the same time.
  • AGIUR 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AAHIB 6 years +
    6 years +
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    If your youngster is interested in space and finding out more about it, then this Usborne lift-the-flap book is perfect. See Inside Space has dramatic double page spreads showing the Big Bang, how the first suns and planets were formed and our very own solar system. With over 50 flaps to lift and a little book of star maps included, this is a wonderful non-fiction treat!

  • AAHIL 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Dive down and discover the secrets of the seven seas to reveal the hidden secrets of the briny deep. This book is full of colourful scenes with information on different underwater habitats from coral reefs to arctic ice flows to the dark deeps of the ocean trenches as well as fantastic facts on tsunamis, tides and flooding. It contains informative features on how humans are affecting the oceans with overfishing, pollution and global warming. It contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
  • AAYZW 5 years +
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    This is an excellent reference for school projects. All major topics are explored. It includes free downloadable pictures. Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this lively book that introduces young readers to the wonders of science. It comes with simple text, amazing photographs and illustrations, fun science activities and exciting recommended Web sites.
  • AEAUA 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This is a beautifully illustrated collection of over twenty stories of excitement, magic and humour. It includes well-known classics such as "The Little Mermaid", "Treasure Island" and "The Princess and the Pea" along with some original tales such as "The Bed Monster's Secret" and "The Pesky Parrot". Each story is brought to life with vivid illustrations. With a ribbon marker, this beautiful hardback book makes a gorgeous gift.
  • AEORX 5 years +
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    Presents a maths dictionary with explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up. This title explains each concept alongside worked examples of alternative methods as well as hints, tips, shortcuts and strategies. It is suitable for students and parents alike.
  • AFGFQ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is a beautiful board book, with over 60 flaps. It provides friendly, charming answers to challenging questions that young children love to ask. Bold, question word headings (Who? Why? Where? etc.) bring together an eclectic mix of subject areas, making it the perfect book to dip into. The illustrations are both entertaining and informative, and the text is written simply and clearly, with an added touch of humour.
  • AGBYD 5 years +
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    Full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes, children are fascinated by airports.

    This book can help young kids find out more about how an airport works - from checking in to how the suitcase ends up on the plane. With flaps to lift and colourful illustrations throughout, this is a richly informative book.
  • AIERY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Lift the many flaps in this sturdy, interactive thin board book to discover what happens inside boats, bikes, planes, cars, buses and more. There are lots of things to spot and talk about in the amusing and detailed illustrations by Stefano Tognetti. With over 75 flaps to lift.
  • ALHJP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    What is the earth made of and what goes on beneath the surface? This non-fiction lift-the-flap book features bold illustrations, simple explanations to complex questions and over 60 flaps to lift. An introduction to geology and geography for young children.
  • ALHMH 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
  • ALHMJ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Discover the world of ballet in this simple sticker book for young children. Ballet is a perenially popular subject; the wonderful music, stunning outfits and graceful dancers combining to create a magical, fairytale world. Stylish sets and flamboyant costumes provide a dramatic background for the sticker ballerinas. With over 150 stickers to add.
  • ALRXR 4 years +
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    From rockets to robots, monkeys to monsters and lots more, find out how to draw everything you've ever wanted to by following the simple step-by-step instructions in this inspirational draw-in book. 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. It comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
  • ALZQS 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AMWZW 5 years +
    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.
  • ANLOP 5 years +
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    This is non-fiction for very young children, who will find lots of things to look at and talk about in this highly visual book about space - what it is, where it is, and what's out there. Little ones can find out about planets, stars, asteroids, space travel and lots more - whilst learning lots of interesting new words.
  • SYS2 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.
  • ALHCO 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This hands-on activity book provides children with a fascinating introduction to influential artists including Turner, Monet and Delauney.

    This book features full-colour reproductions of the artists' most famous works and encourages children to spot and think about each one.

    The methods and ideas featured in this book are accompanied by art activities that will help budding art enthusiasts understand the artists' methods and ideas.
  • AAHHJ 5 years +
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    This astonishingly inventive title allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Bright, original colour illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail. Entertaining and authoritative, this is human biology for children at its very best - a book both educational and enjoyable.
  • AEUWQ 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.