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Usborne Beginners books are perfect for inspiring a love of books from a very early age. Our hand-picked selection includes books that answer some of the questions every child needs an answer to and are spread across various Reading Levels.

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Usborne Beginners

Usborne Beginners books are perfect for inspiring a love of books from a very early age. Our hand-picked selection includes books that answer some of the questions every child needs an answer to and are spread across various Reading Levels.

  • The Stone Age

    Product Code: AOLMV
    Hardback 5 years +
    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.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Italian for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEC
    Paperback 9 years +
    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Italian grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Egyptians

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: AOLSP
    Hardback 7 years +
    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are answered with short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
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  • Romans

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AOLMY
    Hardback 5 years +
    Who were the ancient Romans? Where did they go to eat, shop and wash? What did they do for fun? You'll find the answers to these questions and lots more in this book about life in Roman times, featuring short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
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  • Vikings

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: AOLMW
    Hardback 5 years +
    Find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book. Written with the help of a reading expert, the book includes short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
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  • The Iron Age

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: AOGTG
    Hardback 5 years +
    This simple information book charts the history of Iron Age people and how they lived, including their farming methods, the gods they prayed to and the hill forts where they lived - evidence of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
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  • Ancient Greeks

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: APPAT
    Hardback 5 years +
    A guide for beginner readers to Ancient Greece and the lives of its citizens. Find out how far the Greek Empire spread, how it was governed, what people wore, ate and did for fun, learn about some of the most famous philosophers, mathematicians and medics of the age and about how the Empire declined.
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  • French for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: AEBDI
    Paperback 9 years +
    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
    • £6.39
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  • Spanish for Beginners

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: APOIV
    Other 4 years +
    Containing 200 simple words, this title features illustrated flashcards that makes learning a new language easy and fun. Each card has a simple illustration and the word underneath with the translation in smaller type at the bottom on one side.
    • £6.89
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  • German for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEW
    Other
    A guide for the complete beginner and anyone wanting to improve their German. It includes Internet links offering opportunities to hear the language spoken by native German speakers. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and exercises are provided. For primary and secondary school students.
    • £9.59
    • RRP £11.99
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  • German for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEA
    Paperback 9 years +
    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. German grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
    • £7.69
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  • Aztecs

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: AOYDB
    Hardback 5 years +
    Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this straightforward introduction to this fascinating ancient civilisation. Also includes information about everyday life, trade, sport, food and drink and conflict. A glossary explains more unusual words.
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  • Spanish for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEX
    Other
    This title has been revised, with Internet links offering opportunities to hear the language spoken by a native speaker. Grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic foreign language skills.
    • £11.89
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  • Spanish for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEB
    Paperback 9 years +
    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Spanish grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
    • £6.39
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  • Elizabeth I

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: APNNT
    Hardback 5 years +
    Who was Queen Elizabeth I and when did she live? What did she wear and who were her enemies? These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, and short informative text. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
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  • Welsh for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEE
    Paperback 9 years +
    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Welsh grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
    • £6.69
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  • Spanish Dictionary for Beginners

    Francoise Holmes

    Product Code: AOXMP
    Paperback 7 years +
    (1)
    An illustrated dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases, and amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. Arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on 'buying food', 'at work' and 'in the countryside' and more. An online pronunciation guide allows readers to listen to every word in the book, read by a native Spanish speaker.
    • £9.89
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  • French for Beginners

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: APOHR
    Other
    Containing 200 simple words, this title features illustrated flashcards that make learning a new language easy and fun. Each card has a simple illustration and the word underneath with the translation in smaller type at the bottom on one side.
    • £6.09
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Italian for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: ADQMJ
    Paperback
    A guide for complete beginners and those wanting to improve their Italian. Internet-links offer opportunites to hear the language spoken by native speakers. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and excercises are included. For primary and secondary school students.
    • £10.59
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  • Digging Up the Past

    Lisa Gillespie

    Product Code: APOJI
    Hardback 4 years +
    How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites.
    • £3.99
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  • English for Beginners

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: APOIU
    Other 4 years +
    A set of 100 sturdy flashcards with over 200 essential English words to learn. On the front and back of each card, there is an English word illustrated with a simple picture. Readers can listen to all the words read by a native English speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
    • £6.89
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  • Welsh for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNEZ
    Other
    This title has been revised, with Internet links offering opportunities to hear the language spoken by a native speaker. Grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic foreign language skills.
    • £10.79
    • RRP £11.99
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  • Irish for Beginners

    Angela Wilkes

    Product Code: APNED
    Paperback 9 years +
    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Irish grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
    • £6.29
    • RRP £7.99
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  • French Dictionary for Beginners

    Helen Davies

    Product Code: APNBC
    Paperback 7 years +
    This is a colourful dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases illustrated with amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. It is arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on "Buying Food", "At Work" and "In The Countryside" and more. It comes with a pronunciation guide to every word read by a native French speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
    • £7.99
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