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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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Activity Books for Kids

  • Usborne Touchy-Feely Farmyard Tales: Animal Hide and Seek

    Stephen Cartwright

    Product Code: AAHGV
    Hardback Toddlers
    In a large format with flaps as well as textured patches, this book introduces the characters from Apple Tree Farm to young children. The use of textures adds a different dimension to sharing books with babies and toddlers. As each page is turned, a different texture is waiting to be discovered.
    • £9.69
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Counting Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AAPZL
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish and beautifully illustrated picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage counting skills and number recognition. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the number of objects or animals underneath. Flaps on the opposite page show the same number with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture underneath. Themes include at the park, on the farm and in the garden.
    • £9.09
    • RRP £9.99
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  • My First Sound Book: Farm Vehicles!

    Annette Rusling

    Product Code: ANLFJ
    Hardback 3 years +
    Learn all about farmyard vehicles in this exciting sound book packed full of things that chug through the fields and farmyards - from terrific tractors to brilliant balers! With bright colours, appealing photographs and a super chugging sound, this book is full of interactive farming action!
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • The Gruffalo Sound Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BTIUO
    Hardback 3 years +
    Press the twelve sound buttons in the pages of the story to make Julia Donaldson's classic tale of The Gruffalo come alive! Listen to Snake hiss and Owl hoot! Hear Mouse's tummy rumble and the Gruffalo growl in this magical, interactive story sound book. The ideal gift for all Gruffalo fans, The Gruffalo Sound Book is also the perfect introduction to this family favourite . . . A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good. Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo! Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come.
    • £13.49
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Lift the Flap Word Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: ADWFE
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage word and picture association. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the word of an object or animal underneath. Smaller flaps at the bottom show the same word with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture. The themes include the park, on the farm, at the seaside, noisy words and words at home.
    • £9.09
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  • Usborne Listen and Learn First German Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APGIT
    Hardback 5 years +
    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 German words spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the word is pronounced.
    • £12.39
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Tree

    Britta Teckentrup

    Product Code: AXKAD
    Hardback 3 years +
    Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this timeless peek-through book with beautiful artwork from Britta Teckentrup and accompanying rhyming text. Following the life-cycle of a tree through spring, summer, autumn and winter, children will easily learn to recognise the signs of the seasons with this simple yet striking picture book.
    • £10.79
    • RRP £11.99
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  • Look Inside: Sports

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AIKSP
    Hardback 5 years +
    A fun flap book that shows young children what goes on at major sporting events and introduces them to a range of different sports. Scenes include an Olympic style swimming pool, an athletics stadium, a ski slope and a cycling velodrome. With over 100 flaps to lift, there's lots to discover on each brightly coloured page and plenty to keep curious minds occupied, including hidden flaps under flaps.
    • £9.09
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  • Peppa's Holiday Post

    Product Code: BDMQB
    Hardback Toddlers
    A brand-new picture book story with six envelopes containing clues to pull out to help Peppa and George solve the mystery of where Granny and Grandpa Pig have gone on their summer holiday!
    • £9.09
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  • Town Mouse, Country Mouse

    Libby Walden

    Product Code: AXGBT
    Hardback 3 years +
    Finding the true meaning of home...Rediscover Aesop's classic fable with this rhyming peep-through picture book. Richard Jones' charming illustrations perfectly capture this reimagined tale of two mice on a quest to find their place in the big wide world as they learn the true meaning of belonging and home.
    • £9.89
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  • Santa to the Rescue!

    Barry Timms

    Product Code: AUWLF
    Hardback 3 years +
    It's Christmas Eve and the bears of Mistletoe Mountain are snowed in! Can the animals of Holly Tree Forest work together to help Santa to save the day? Santa to the Rescue! is a fun and interactive picture book, filled with exciting pop-up flaps, a festive map and secret letters to Santa! Perfect for sharing with little ones who are excited about Christmas!
    • £10.29
    • RRP £11.99
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  • Lulu's Christmas

    Camilla Reid

    Product Code: AQAUG
    Hardback 3 years +
    As every parent knows, Christmas is a time of great excitement and here young readers can join Lulu as she prepares the tree, lays out her stocking, builds a snowman and, of course, experiences the thrill of opening her presents. But which will Lulu's favourite present be in this glorious book, full of touch-and-feel, pull-tab and sensational surprise elements?
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Lulu's Shoes

    Camilla Reid

    Product Code: AEBIF
    Hardback Toddlers
    As every parent will testify, toddlers are absolutely fascinated by shoes. Toddlers take shoes on and off, undo the Velcro tabs, tie up laces and fiddle with buckles. Leaving the house involves trying on every pair of shoes they possess before the right ones are chosen. All in all, there's no end to the hold shoes seem to have on toddlers - and it's not just the girls - the boys are just as bad! Lulu's Shoes is therefore the answer to every parent's prayers. A delightful novelty book with guaranteed toddler appeal - put this book into their hands as you're getting them into the buggy and you might just get to Tesco's before lunchtime!
    • £6.89
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  • Lulu's Clothes

    Camilla Reid

    Product Code: ADPDF
    Hardback 3 years +
    As every parent will testify, toddlers care passionately about what they are wearing! In this totally interactive book, Lulu chooses a range of wonderful, colourful clothes with zips to fasten, pockets to look in, dresses to admire and colours to consider. But of course, there is always the favourite outfit to save for last. A delightful novelty book with real toddler appeal - put this book into the buggy and you might just get to the shops before they close!
    • £6.89
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  • Lulu's Lunch

    Camilla Reid

    Product Code: AAYAT
    Hardback 3 years +

    Join Lulu on her exciting culinary journey as she discovers sticky honey, a banana to peel, a picnic box to unpack and a brilliant finale - a plateful of spaghetti! Lulu's Lunch by Camilla Reid is an action-packed activity book perfect for all toddlers, picky eaters or not. With robust tabs and touchy-feely features, Lulu's Lunch is a real tasty treat.

    • £6.89
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  • Farmyard Tales Wind-up Train Book

    Gill Doherty

    Product Code: AAHIK
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Following the phenomenal success of the "Wind-Up Tractor Book" in 2007, this is a brand-new and exciting interactive title in the popular "Farmyard Tales" series. Three train stories are retold with a new twist! Each story has a sturdy track embedded in the pages, which the accompanying wind-up train toy can then be placed upon to follow around and bring the story to life. This is a fantastic gift guaranteed to engage and entertain young children.
    • £16.89
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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

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