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Activity books for kids are an excellent way to keep the little ones occupied. Our children's activity books cater to all ages and include everything from brilliant builds in our Minecraft books to a huge range of boredom-busting puzzle books. We also have a great selection of kids' colouring books and LEGO books for the creative ones!

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Children’s Activity Books

Activity books for kids are an excellent way to keep the little ones occupied. Our children's activity books cater to all ages and include everything from brilliant builds in our Minecraft books to a huge range of boredom-busting puzzle books. We also have a great selection of kids' colouring books and LEGO books for the creative ones!

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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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    Possible Impossible Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: POSI
    Collection 8 years +
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    Will your children solve these puzzles in the time allotted? It's certainly possible!

    The eight activity books in this collection contain challenges ranging from dot-to-dot to brain games and marvellous mazes - and they all progress in difficulty so they can develop their problem-solving skills while having fun completing them.

    Each puzzle also has a unique time challenge to add an extra interactive element.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    LEGO Christmas Ideas

    Elizabeth Dowsett

    Product Code: LGCI
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Build up to the festive season with a lovely LEGO book!

    From tree decorations to an obstacle course for elves, this book is packed with over 50 inspirational builds for LEGO fans to make as we approach the most wonderful time of the year.

    It also includes all the bricks you need to make a special Christmassy LEGO mini model.
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  • Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: RDM2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Why do witches fly around on broomsticks? Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy, of course!

    And what do you call a fairy who hasn't taken a bath? That would be 'Stinkerbell'!

    Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved all kinds of jokes, the sillier the better, so this hilarious book is sure to appeal to all his fans. The book also features Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.
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    National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGQW
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Did you know the collective term for a group of cats is a clowder?

    The National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz Book contains 1,000 trivia questions that will help children learn about science, history and nature in a fun and exciting way. There are themed quizzes, true-and-false questions and photo-driven questions to answer.

    Providing fun for all the family, this book is the perfect size to take on day trips and holidays and contains questions about animals, weather, countries and more.
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    Big Stickers for Little Hands Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BSLH
    Collection 3 years +
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    With titles including Super Sharks, Mighty Machines and Magical Unicorns, these first sticker activity books will appeal to young children with all kinds of interests.

    Each boldly illustrated book is packed with fun colouring, counting and matching activities and the big stickers are perfect for little hands to hold as they children begin to develop their dexterity. Each book also has card press-outs of characters for children to play with.

    With their giant stickers, these brightly coloured books are perfect for sharing out in party bags or to give as gifts in school classrooms.

    Format: paperback
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  • Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: DZO2
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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
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    Christmas Puzzles Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: CHPZ
    Collection 8 years +
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    Children can pit their wits against these Christmas challenges. Addictive, fun and conveniently compact, each book contains 150 puzzles to complete - one full of crosswords and the other wordsearches.

    Perfect for keeping kids entertained while you wrap the presents or prepare a feast, they will test word power and gradually progress in difficulty. Don't worry though, all the answers are at the back of the book - but remember, no peeking!

    Format: paperback
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    Christmas Sticker Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: MSSB
    Paperback 5 years +
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    A cracking Christmas book for children who love stickers!

    This enchanting book has festive scenes including Santa's workshop, a frozen lake and a Christmas tree in need of decorating for children to complete.

    It comes with over 800 stickers and some of them are shiny for even more Yuletide fun.
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    National Geographic Puzzles Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: NGPZ
    Collection 7 years +
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    Three books full of fact-packed fun!

    Covering holidays, travel and the countries of the world, these handily sized National Geographic Kids puzzle books are perfect for packing in a suitcase or to hand out to children on long journeys.

    They contain brain-teasing quizzes, number searches and facts about our world.
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    Usborne STEM Engineering Scribble Book

    Eddie Reynolds

    Product Code: ENSB
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Calling all aspiring engineers... It's time to invent something incredible!

    It's an interactive treat packed with puzzles to solve, objects to design and colour and experiments to carry out.

    All the step-by-step experiments use the contents of a child's pencil case.
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    Little Children's Christmas Pad

    Kirsteen Robson

    Product Code: CCAP
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Enjoy an activity-filled Christmas with this cool book.

    It has over 200 festive puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches, spot-the-differences and logic games to complete.

    Conveniently sized so it's suitable for stay-at-home days and long journeys over the Christmas period, this book is great for keeping children happily entertained while you put up the decorations and make plans.

    Among the activities are spotting the differences between two pictures of the manger, finding the correct plug that connects to the Christmas tree in a maze of wires and search-and-find activities based around Christmas morning.
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    The Official Harry Potter Colouring Book

    Warner Brothers

    Product Code: HPCB
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Head to Hogwarts and colour in some of the most magical scenes and artwork from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with this spellbinding colouring book.

    An official book, it contains intricate line drawings that have been used in the making of the Harry Potter films and features some of the most beloved (and not-so-beloved!) characters including Harry, Dobby and Lord Voldemort. All you need to do is add some colour.

    A treat for Harry Potter fans of all ages, we expect this to be flying out as quick as the Knight Bus, so if you're a Muggle and want to add it to your collection - place your order today!
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    Scratch and Sparkle Dinosaur Stencil Art

    Product Code: SDSA
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children will love uncovering prehistoric pals with this fabulous scratch and sparkle stencil set!

    Place the stencils down and scratch the black pages to see roar-some dinosaurs including a T-rex and Stegosaurus are brought to life with plenty of sparkles and colour.

    This book includes a wooden scratcher and three pages of great stencils.
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    Countdown to Christmas Activities

    Product Code: ST2850
    Other 3 years +
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    Count down to Christmas with 24 days of amazing advent activities!

    Hang up the calendar on the wall after completing activities including colouring awesome ornaments, taking part in a reindeer race and spotting the difference between some festive scenes.

    The calendar has a bright and glittery cover and the 24 activities are sure to get children in the festive mood.

    Size 290 x 425mm, ages 3 plus
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    Match Football Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: MFTL
    Collection 8 years +
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    Calling all football fanatics!

    These three books are packed with puzzles, records and jokes that will keep any footy-obsessed child (and their parents!) happily entertained for hours on end.

    Inspired by the bestselling Match! magazine, the joke book contains quips, puns and knock-knock jokes featuring the world's greatest players ('Why's Ronaldo's bedroom always tidy? Because he's not Messi'), while the records are great for kids who love facts. The puzzle book is perfect for keeping children happily entertained both at home and on long journeys.
    Format: paperback
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    Etch Art: Butterflies

    Collaborate Agency

    Product Code: EABU
    Other 7 years +
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    As they draw on the etch-art panels using the stylus provided, budding artists will uncover bright painted pictures underneath - meaning their pictures and patterns will soon be bursting with colour!

    With its beautiful butterfly theme, this art kit includes eight patterned etch-art panels and eight plain ones for children to create their own designs on. It also includes an instruction booklet and many other vibrant scenes inspired by nature and summer.
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    Wipeclean Fun with Rudolf Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: WCFR
    Collection 3 years +
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    Packed with wipe-clean games, activities and fun learning, this three-book collection will keep children happily entertained as they count down to Christmas Day.

    Ideal for preschoolers and those just starting to read, each book comes with a wipe-clean pen (in festive red, of course) and the activities can be completed over and over again.

    These books are bright, bold and the activities range from mazes and puzzles to ones based around ABCs and 123s.

    Format: paperback
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    Whizz Kids Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: WZKD
    Collection 7 years +
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    The Whizz Kids will test your knowledge!

    Brain puzzles, crosswords, number puzzles, sudoku and two books full of wordsearches feature in this marvellously mind-teasing collection. The crossword themes range from amazing animals to ancient Egypt and the wordsearches are based around fairy tales, monsters and more. The sudoku book also offers an easy-to-follow introduction.

    All of the books are packed with appealing artwork and the challenges progress in difficulty throughout the pages, offering hours of entertainment for children on holidays and long journeys. They are also perfect for party bags!
    Format: paperback
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    Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes

    Maxime Lebrun

    Product Code: LFWM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
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    Minecraft Master Builder Dragons

    Product Code: MMBD
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Make your own dragons in Minecraft!

    This independent and unofficial guide offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own fire-breathing dragons in the sandbox game and is packed with mind-blowing mythical facts.

    There are 13 amazing creatures to make - from a baby dragon to an ice dragon and even a terrifying three-headed dragon - and they vary in difficulty from beginner to more advanced projects. This is a great book for Minecraft veterans and those who are looking forward to discovering the incredible world through Minecraft Earth!
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    Scratch & Draw Unicorn

    Product Code: SDRU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Have an enchanted time with unicorn scratch art!

    This book is packed with amazing animals and interactive ideas. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning unicorn-themed scenes.

    Children will have fun as they magically unveil the pictures and develop their dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
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    Hello World Bingo Game

    Product Code: ED2094
    Other 7 years +
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    Learn how to say 'hello' in over 50 languages with this brightly coloured and fast-moving bingo game for up to nine players!

    Discover an array of global greetings, from the familiar to the unusual, and test your linguistic abilities as you play the fast-moving and beautifully illustrated Hello World Bingo.

    Contents: 1 board, 8 game cards, 64 hello tokens, 130 round counters and 1 instruction leaflet

    Not suitable for children under 36 months
    Packaging dimensions: 230 x 230mm
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    Harry Potter Ultimate Sticker Collection

    DK

    Product Code: HPSC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Magically build up your knowledge of the Wizarding World with this LEGO Harry Potter sticker book.

    It includes over 1,000 stickers of Minifigures, vehicles and locations featured in the books, films and LEGO sets and gives young witches and wizards the chance to jump aboard the LEGO Hogwarts Express, take part in a Quidditch match and battle the evil Lord Voldemort.
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Children’s Activity Books

Activity books for children include a wide range of tasks to keep them occupied. Including puzzles, colouring books, stickers books and plenty to make and do, there's a whole world of entertainment waiting inside these creative books.

A great gift

Children's activity books make great presents for little ones that just love to discover. The collection of books and kids annuals on offer in our range caters for a variety of ages, making ideal birthday or Christmas presents.

Lots of topics

In the children's activity books category, you'll find a topic to suit even the most particular of kids. From classic puzzle books to Marvel-themed publications, art and even LEGO books, there's something all children are sure to get on-board with.

View our activity books

If you're stuck for something to keep the children occupied on a rainy afternoon, over the holidays or even on long car journeys, activity books are ideal. Take a look at our range of children's books today.

You'll find the following books in The Book People's range of activity books

  • Drawing books
  • Atlases and geography books
  • Sticker books
  • Joke books
  • Brain games
  • Spot the difference books
  • Doodle books
  • Map activity books
  • Pocket puzzle books
  • Fact books