Children's Books

Usborne Books

  • UCP2 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • UGP2 7 years +
    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.
  • 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.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Python is one of the most popular computer languages around and this beginner's guide offers children step-by-step instructions for writing a simple program.

    Providing everything they need to get started, this book adds new commands throughout so that by the time a child has finished reading, they will be able to code games, drawings and more.

    Fully illustrated, this book also contains links to downloads that will provide extra help.
  • WPL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) is an easy-to-understand guide to the physical changes and emotional upheavals that occur as girls reach puberty.

    With witty and attractive illustrations, this book is suitable for readers aged 8 and over. It helps demystify the key questions surrounding puberty and gives reassurance and practical advice on how children can cope with the changes.
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and 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.
  • SYS2 5 years +
    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.
  • VFCB 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • WHMB 9 years +
    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 8 and over.
  • ACAS 8 years +
    8 years +
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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!
  • ARTA 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • FSOI 5 years +
    5 years +
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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.
  • ALHCO 4 years +
    4 years +
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    An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists for young children, with full-colour reproductions of works by Turner, Monet, Singer Sargent, Delauney and other artists, and things to spot and think about in each of the artworks. Also includes simple art activities inspired by some of the artists' methods and ideas.
  • AEORX 5 years +
    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.
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    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.
  • AAPBN Toddlers
    Toddlers
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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.
  • ACGRD Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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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!

  • ACJJU Toddlers
    Toddlers
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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. The Series is awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby magazine". It is an Award-winning series shortlisted for the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year and British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. 'That's not my...' activity sheets are available to download from our associated website.
  • AEUWQ 5 years +
    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.
  • AEZYG 5 years +
    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 illustration, 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.
  • AAJWF Toddlers
    Toddlers
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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.
  • 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!

  • ACGRE Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    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.
  • ACPQT Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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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.