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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

  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know

    Product Code: SWAV
    Hardback 7 years +
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    It's not long until The Last Jedi arrives in cinemas and this book will tell young fans everything they need to know about the Star Wars universe as they eagerly anticipate what's in store for Rey, Finn and Luke Skywalker...

    From why Kylo Ren talks to a helmet to the type of trooper that guards a tropical beach, this book is bursting with fun trivia about the famous characters and locations. It's also bursting with incredible photography.

    Including a sneak peek at the new film and material from all those that have been released so far, this book also has strange-but-true and 'Did you know?' facts scattered throughout. It even offers behind-the-scenes glimpses at the making of the movies.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Tom Gates: Spectacular School Trip (Really.)

    Liz Pichon

    Product Code: CAVVN
    Hardback 9 years +
    The seventeenth laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated Tom Gates adventure! Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got THREE sad faces on the school achievement chart! And getting another sad face means Mr Fullerman won't let him go onthe SCHOOL TRIP! Moany Marcus Meldrew is making things worse and now Tom's annoyed his grumpy sister Delia. Can his best friend Derek help? Will Rooster the dog stop eating his homework? ABOUT THE SERIES: Written in diary form Full of Tom's doodles and pictures & his amazing sense ofhumour The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Perfect gifts for boys & girls who love to laugh themselves silly
    • £11.69
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Hands-on History! Aztec & Maya

    Fiona MacDonald

    Product Code: AGSLA
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title helps you rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects. You can step back in time to Central America before the Spanish conquest and discover fascinating facts about the people who lived there. You can explore the cultures and beliefs of the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs and Aztecs - the great cities they constructed, their astronomical knowledge, their use of medicine, and their insatiable drive for human sacrifice. It features 15 step-by-step projects that actively involve the reader in bringing the past to life - use a fan fit for an emperor, make a Maya backstrap loom, wear a mosaic mask, and create the amazing Aztec sun stone. More than 450 photographs and illustrations include diagrams, historical maps and a pictorial timeline. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. History records the Aztecs and Maya as bloodthirsty warriors and priests who committed brutal acts of human sacrifice, yet this is not the whole story. Ancient Mesoamericans also formed close-knit family groups, made beautiful masks from jade and built breathtaking pyramids that are still standing today. A variety of easy-to-make projects enable you to recreate the past. You can build a Maya house or a pyramid temple, eat Aztec-style tortillas, wear a bat brooch, and enjoy the Mesoamerican board game of patolli.
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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  • The Unworry Book

    Alice James

    Product Code: BUBWK
    Hardback 7 years +
    We all worry. This write-in book is an unworry toolkit, full of things to calm you down and places to put your worries. Activities include creating a worry box, making a mood grid and mindfulness activities such as colouring, doodling and mazes. Written with the help of a psychologist, there are links to websites for tips, advice and support too.
    • £8.09
    • RRP £8.99
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  • National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird But True 3

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: AOOJJ
    Hardback 7 years +
    National Geographic has packed 1,000 more ALL-NEW wild and wacky facts and photos into Ultimate Weird but True 3, making this the perfect gift for fact-loving tweens everywhere. Get ready for even more zany weird-but-true fun with 1,000 all-new wacky facts, photos, and too-strange-to-believe stories in the newest book in the wildly popular series. It's the ultimate in weird-but-true awesomeness!
    • £11.79
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Tom Gates: Mega Make and Do (and Stories Too!)

    Liz Pichon

    Product Code: BXMHR
    Hardback 9 years +
    Liz Pichon's Tom Gates books never fail to make children (and their parents!) laugh and and Mega Make and Do (and Stories Too!) is an awesome activity book for children to complete over holidays and lazy, stay-at-home days.

    It contains a week's worth of drawing, doodling, games, stories and activities and features brand new illustrations to add extra appeal.
    • £12.39
    • RRP £12.99
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  • The Art Course

    Mick Manning

    Product Code: AOLIF
    Hardback 7 years +
    An inspiring project-based art course from multi-award-winning duo Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom. This comprehensive guide will introduce children to the joys of drawing from life, collage, painting, printmaking and more. The content is based on the couple's extensive experience, particularly the ten years Mick spent as a course leader at Glasgow School of Art and as an assessor for the RCA. Packed with novelties, including an in-built sketchpad, a colour wheel, a stencil and composition viewer, this is a ready-made activity kit ready for kids to pick up and get creative.
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Hands-on History! Incas

    Philip Steele

    Product Code: AGSLK
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title helps you step into the spectacular world of ancient South America, with 340 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects. You can journey back through the centuries to a time before Europeans arrived in search of gold and land. You can explore the Inca way of life high up in the Andes Mountains, including their study of the stars, their burial rituals, and the intricate rope bridges they wove. It features 15 easy-to-do projects actively involve the reader in understanding the past - make a reed boat that really floats, eat a delicious Inca bean stew, sculpt a Tiwanaku pottery jaguar, and design a dazzling sun god mask. It contains fascinating fact boxes that provide extra insights and highlight links with the present. It is packed with over 340 photographs and illustrations, including historical maps and a pictorial timeline, this is perfect for school or home use by children aged 8 to 12. Successors to the Chimu gold workers and the Tiwanaku lake people, the Incas ruled the most spectacular empire South America has ever seen. The so-called Land of the Sun God was bright with treasure houses of precious metals, the most fabulous clothes and huge stone buildings. A variety of step-by-step projects enable you to bring this past age to life - beat on an Inca drum, make a model granary, and recreate a Chimu ceremonial knife. This is the ideal introduction to South American history, for study, reference and practical learning.
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Greek Myths for Young Children

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: ADBIW
    Hardback 6 years +
    The Greek myths are a fascinating part of our cultural heritage, and young children will find these stories of gods, mortals and monsters irresistible. This collection of the best-known stories are retold in a magical and sensitive way.'
    • £13.49
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  • Detective Pikachu Movie Journal

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BWLFS
    Hardback 7 years +
    Join Detective Pikachu and become a super-sleuth! Learn the tricks of the trade from the best (and only) Pokemon private eye, Detective Pikachu. Shock your friends with your super sleuthing skills - become a master detective, an incredible interrogator, and a clue collector. Filled with amazing activities, fantastic facts and lots of fill-in fun, this Detective Pikachu Movie Journal gives everyone the chance to transform into a master detective! Detective Pikachu arrives in cinemas May 2019! Join the lightning-tailed sleuth, Detective Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds), on a thrilling adventure through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City, a modern metropolis where humans and Pokemon live side by side. Uncover a shocking plot that could threaten the whole Pokemon universe! Live action talent includes Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Rita Ora, and Kathryn Newton. Directed by Rob Letterman (Goosebumps, Shark Tale, Monsters vs Aliens).
    • £6.89
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  • How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World: The Story of the Film

    DreamWorks Animation

    Product Code: BTXMA
    Hardback 7 years +
    Based on the billion dollar DreamWorks frnachise, read all about Hiccup and Toothless's next adventure in Berk in this official Story of the Film! Everyone's favourite heroes Hiccup and Toothless are back for a brand-new adventure! Read the story of the film in this fun, full-colour storybook! Look out for more How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World books: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 1001 Stickers How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Dragon Gliders How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Glow in the Dark Sticker Book How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World The Story of the Film How to Train Your Dragon Ultimate Movie Guide How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise. How to Train Your Dragon 3 is scheduled for release in 2019 and the TV series Defenders of Berk can be seen on CBBC and Netflix.
    • £5.29
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Picture Perfect!

    Jennifer Phillips

    Product Code: AVXLG
    Hardback
    This how-to book is jammed with DIY accessories to brighten your closet! Hook up the selfie stick to shoot the most glam scarves, belts, and hats as you accessorize yourself.
    • £13.89
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  • Uttimate Weird But True 2

    National Geographic

    Product Code: AHXGH
    Hardback 7 years +
    Ultimate Weird But True 2 proves once again that truth really is stranger than fiction-with even more outrageous photos and fun-tastic facts! Did you know that an elephant can weigh as much as 14 lions, that Albania has 27 words for "mustache," or that each square inch of your skin is crawling with 32 million bacteria? Dive into this wacky world, and discover the weirdest animals, freakiest foods, extremely odd sports, mind-bending inventions, and so much more!
    • £12.89
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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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