Children's Books

Children’s Activity Books

  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - Hardback - 9780241232392
    SWAV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.99
    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.
  • GAMI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Learn how to make everything from kitties to foxes and even a cheeky monkey using the art of Origami with this fantastically crafty book.

    It tells you how to fold paper and make perfect presents. All eight projects have step-by-step instructions and printed Origami papers for each animal creation is included.
  • FGWA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00
    Kate Pankhurst's Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World has proven to be an important and very popular book and this companion is bursting with inspiring activities and over 200 stickers based around the women it celebrates.

    Children are encouraged to write stories with Jane Austen; join Coco Chanel in leading a fashion revolution; and complete dot-to-dot exercises that unveil the skeletons of dinosaurs that Mary Anning would have been proud to have discovered.

    Children can also create beautiful postcards that they can send to the most important women in their lives and write down how they've been inspired by them and how their actions have influenced their own hopes and dreams.
  • ULSW 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £20.01
    Explore every brick of the LEGO Star Wars universe with this essential hardback encyclopedia. It features the characters, creatures, locations, vehicles and equipment from the bestselling range inspired by the sci-fi saga.

    From the Jedi to the Rebels, Droids and Sith, it's a brilliant introduction to all the characters children see on screen and play with. There are also incredible facts and photographs of LEGO Star Wars vehicles and equipment including the various versions of Millennium Falcon. It even covers the most recent model of Han Solo's iconic spaceship - the largest (and most expensive) LEGO set ever sold to the public!

    You'll get to learn all about Minifigures including Yoda, Darth Maul and Rey. This is perfect for children who love LEGO and are excited about the release of The Last Jedi this December.
  • Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring - Paperback - 9781409562320 - Fiona Watt
    BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £10.00
    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • NTFT 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Eat an apple from a tree... make a daisy chain... go on a walk barefoot... 50 Things to Do Before You're 11 3/4 is an illustrated adventure handbook full of National Trust-inspired activities that provide fun throughout the year.

    Inspired by the Trust's #50Things media campaign and with bite-sized text and artwork from Skulduggery Pleasant illustrator Tom Percival, the book has an eye-catching design and is also part-scrapbook/part-field guide. It will help children get closer to nature and has plenty of facts for them to pore over.

    There are also checklists to tick off and the book has plenty of space for notes, photos, leaves, doodles and more. There is even a selection of rainy day activities.
  • Bear Grylls Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781786960597
    BGRL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.92
    • Save £40.92
    • Just 88.00p per book
    Chief scout, survivalist and adventurer extraordinaire Bear Grylls provides field guides for children who love the great outdoors in this eight-book collection.

    Fully illustrated, these guides showcase the essential skills children will need when it comes to camping, knots, danger and emergencies, tracking, maps and navigation, hiking and shelter building and first aid.

    Bear also provides a number of fun facts and explains (in step-by-step fashion) how to avoid dangerous creatures, gather food and keep warm.

    Format: paperback
  • Homemade for Hamsters - Paperback - 9780857621511
    HMFH 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Homemade for Hamsters is a book full of projects that will help keep your little pet happily stimulated.

    From creative toys to larger play areas, the projects are easy to make and use materials that are easily found around the house. From building your own hamster wheel to making an amazing maze, the projects all cover a different activity that your hamster will love doing - including running, digging, chewing, climbing and resting.

    With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, the book will help you make so many challenges for your hamster and the discover which ones they enjoy the most.
  • HTWP 7 years +
    Joseph Coelho
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Creative children can make poems out of leaves, carve out a mud poem, go on an outdoors simile hunt, and play poetry games in the playground by following the inspiring activities featured in this brilliant book.

    Perfect for encouraging budding poets to follow their ideas, this book is full of useful tips and starting points and is sure to make them chuckle and think about what they're writing.

    Written by popular poet Joseph Coelho, it covers everything from laughable limericks to poetic puns and ridiculous rhymes to silly sibilance.
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.00
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £50.88
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • The Simpsons Comics Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781785656569
    TSAN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.50
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.49
    Everybody's favourite dysfunctional family has been entertaining the world for 28 series now and show no signs of slowing down soon... The Simpsons Annual 2018 is full of comic book adventures starring Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the other unforgettable characters from Springfield.

    The comic-strip stories in this annual are packed with fun and adventure and will delight Simpsons fans of all ages. Bart takes to the high seas after a prank doesn't work out quite how he hoped; Bart and Ralph are the stars of an unlikely buddy cop adventure; and Professor Frank manages to create the perfect robot prankster!

    There's even a short which finds Marge and Maggie embarking on a shopping spree. Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual and who better to share it with than The Simpsons?
  • Match Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9780752266053 - Match
    TCHA 7 years +
    Match
    7 years +
    • £3.50
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.49
    Match! is the UK's favourite football magazines and its annual is always one of Book People's bestsellers. Available at a back-of-the-net price, it's a goal-den read for footy fans of all ages!

    This year, Match! fans can build their ultimate players (would you rather have Ronaldo's skill or Lukaku's power?) and learn all about the wonderkids who are set to light up 2018 - which, let's not forget, is a World Cup year.

    There are also features on stars' cars, Premier League legends, quizzes, cartoons and so much more. Among the players featured are Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba and Sergio Aguero!
  • BRAI 8 years +
    Jessy Linton
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Stylish and edgy braids, up-dos, twists, knots, and more for long and short hair There's no denying it, braids are back; from 90s icons such as Gwen Stefani and TLC to Aaliyah this retro hairstyle is once again cool. Featuring over 25 intricate hair-braid designs from the classic French plait to the more elaborate halo fishtail or even a Mohican style twist, Braid It! is your guide to the most cutting-edge hairstyles around. Perfect for any occasion, from festivals to weddings, parties or even the office, braids are an easy and stylish way to glam up any outfit. In their step-by-step tutorials, Jessy and Taiba share industry tips and tricks and ways to adorn your hair with accessories like clips, ribbons and jewels as well as other temporary styling tools such as colored hair extensions and glitter. More than just a braid book, Braid It! is a celebration of heritage, youth culture, and Girl Power.
  • PABI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Children can embark on a sticker-filled tour of the British Isles with this amazing, colourful atlas.

    Splitting Britain and Ireland into 10 detailed picture maps, it comes with over 350 colourful stickers to help children develop their dexterity.

    As children fill in the spaces they will have the chance to learn about landmarks, famous people, animals and plants that belong to each area of the country.
  • Enid Blyton's Jolly Good Food - Hardback - 9781444929805 - Allegra McEvedy
    EBJG 7 years +
    Allegra McEvedy
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!

    With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.

    The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • HMAP 7 years +
    Charlotte Farmer
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    This amazing (and huge!) map book encourages children to go on a colouring journey through the history of the world.

    From famous battles to fantastic inventions and amazing architecture to iconic world leaders, the brilliant maps are bursting with so much information - and are all accompanied by bite-sized historical facts.

    Children will love learning all about our history while they colour in every page. This interactive approach to learning is sure to come in handy for school lessons, too.
  • STMI 7 years +
    Mike Jolley
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
  • Lego Nexo Knights: Build Your Own Adventure - Hardback - 9780241283653
    LNKB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £9.99
    LEGO's Build Your Own Adventure series combines great ideas for building with LEGO bricks and this special book stars the Nexo Knights.

    Including a Robin Minifigure and the bricks to make up an exclusive Battle Suit, this book's five chapters each contain a selection of inspirational model ideas, structured around a different aspect of the LEGO Nexo Knights world.

    Sure to inspire children to build and then play with their creations, the models range from easy and medium to harder to make and range from the King's Feast at Knighton Castle through to an attack in the night in the Dark Forest.
  • Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Build Your Own Adventure - Hardback - 9780241285404
    DCBY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £9.99
    Part of the Build Your Own Adventure series, this book will delight young superheroes with its inspiring ideas for builds and even comes with a Green Lantern Minifigure and exclusive spaceship model.

    It contains over 50 LEGO ideas and each chapter opener brings the models together in an imaginative way. Children will love playing out adventures inspired by the images and joining in the superhero adventure.

    There are ideas for all ages and building abilities, with a tantalising mix of easy, medium and harder models.
  • Code Your Own Games Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784930769
    CYOG 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    From drawing simple shapes to building games and learning essential coding concepts, this collection will show children how to complete simple and practical tasks using Scratch in a fun and adventure-filled way.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the books focus on a medieval adventure starring Sir Percival; a pirates' search for lost treasure; a hunt for gold in the jungle with Captain Maria; and a space battle.

    Format: Paperback
  • FGSP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    This book will help your children master all the spin-tastic tricks, hacks and modifications they need to make their fidget spinner even better.

    Designed to help you take fidget spinning up to the next level, this book provides an introduction to the concept before then showing you how to do a number of tricks, whatever your level.

    It even contains DIY spinner building and design advice.
  • Make & Create Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784457747
    MACR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This inspiring collection contains four books packed with fun projects to create and handy hints and tips on how to make them!

    The four books will show creative kids how they can make exciting sock puppet friends; paint rocks and transform them into friendly characters; make lolly sticks look rather special; and master the art of finger puppets!

    A brilliant set of books for any child who likes to be arty.
  • Puzzle Masters: Dot-to-Dot - Paperback - 9781780554839 - Sarah Wade
    PMDD 7 years +
    Sarah Wade
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This book has amazing dot-to-dots for children to pit their wits against and is sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment.

    As kids join the dots, they'll be astounded as they reveal the striking pictures hidden on every page - and these images range from awesome animals to perfectly pretty patterns.

    To add an extra element of fun, each puzzle has four cryptic clues to help children guess the image hidden under the dots before they complete the activity.
  • TVDO 6 years +
    Adrian Barclay
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Fun, simple and very creative, this doodle book asks children to use their imagination to complete a number of travel-based scenes. It's great for keeping them entertained while on long journeys or holidays.

    Bright and appealing, among the amazing scenes to complete are an arctic adventure, the reflection of the water and one of a bunch of city cyclists. Children can also fill a campsite with tents, create an amazing rainforest and design a super tree house.