Children's Books

Children’s Activity Books

  • OUTB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
  • GCJB 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    The Gruffalo is back, but this time it's his child who is feeling brave... Will the tiny mouse be able to outwit the Gruffalo once more?

    Young children will love the pacy, rhythmic tale from bestselling author Julia Donaldson and the incredible artwork by Axel Scheffler.

    They can then have fun recreating the brilliant illustrations by putting together the six chunky jigsaw puzzles included with this gift edition of the timeless classic.
  • SWAV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.00
    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.
  • PPBE 3 years +
    Parragon Books Ltd
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Your children will be on a roll when they embark on a reading journey with this fantastic Paw Patrol book.

    Packed with stories, colouring, activities and stickers, this book is bursting with action and heroics featuring the likes of Marshall, Chase, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, Zuma and Everest.
  • WDWB 7 years +
    Fiona Danks
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Bestselling authors of Book People favourite, the fantastic Stick Book, Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield are back with another fantastic guide that will encourage children to get outside, make the most of nature, and have an adventure, no matter what the weather.

    72 brilliantly imaginative suggestions for things to do in bad weather - from Rainy Adventures (swimming in the rain) to Getting Creative (making an igloo) and Games (slip and slide or watermelon rugby, anyone?) to Experiments (like rain traps and making boats) and Just Having Fun (if you've never tried rain dancing, now's your chance)! The inspiration is seemingly endless in this imaginative book and the fun to be had certainly is! So get the kids to grab their coats and start embracing those wet, windy and snowy days.
  • NTFT 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    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.
  • SPPL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Spin the dice embedded in the spine and play the board games featured in this unbelievably fun book. It provides entertainment for all the family!

    There are five fun board games for your children to play with and share and all the counters you'll need are also included in a pocket on the front cover. From Snakes & Ladders to games based around a teddy bears' picnic, the space race, prehistoric times and the grand prix, these games have extremely appealing themes.

    Perfect for entertaining young children, each game has lively illustrations and the innovative nature of it means you can take them with you, wherever you go. All you have to do is choose a game, lay the book flat and play.
  • The Simpsons Comics Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781785656569
    TSAN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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    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?
  • BEMV 4 years +
    Parragon
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Marvel My Book of Everything is filled with stories, stickers, colouring and activities for the ultimate Marvel fan. Join Iron Man, The Hulk, Spider-Man and all of your favourite Marvel superheroes for over 200 pages of fun! This action-packed book also comes with over 100 stickers to decorate with.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • STMI 7 years +
    Mike Jolley
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    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.
  • LNKB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    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.
  • DCBY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    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.
  • DDGP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Featuring giant pages that are perfect for little ones aged 3 and above (and adults, too!) to lose themselves in their creativity, this enormous doodle pad includes an original and creative doodle for each day of the year.

    With patterns to complete and exciting pictures to add their very own creative touch to, imaginative children will love tackling the hundreds of fun and boredom-busting activities in A Doodle a Day.
  • DMUQ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Gru, the girls and the Minions will be back on the big screen this summer in Despicable Me 3 and this storybook follows Agnes as she searches for her oh-so-fluffy unicorn.

    A feel-good story full of familiar characters and so many funny moments, this Despicably good book also contains fact files on the characters and screenshots from all three films.
  • CISA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.00
    Published in conjunction with the National Gallery, this comprehensive guide will introduce young readers to the beauty of art.

    Endlessly fascinating, it covers the world's most famous paintings and focuses on the National Gallery's very own collection. There's even a free app for devices that allows children to create their very own virtual gallery at home.
  • MLOO 3 years +
    William Bee
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £1.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    The first in a brand new series of search-and-find books for children aged 3 and above, Migloo's Day joins fun-loving dog Migloo on his day out and about in the busy, silly, laugh-out-loud world of Sunnytown.

    Jam-packed full of busy, Richard Scarry-style scenes to explore, children can follow Migloo and Sunnytown residents Milo the monkey and Little Mouse, find Zebedee's hat, find the escaped rubber ducks and do so much more throughout the pages.

    A beautiful book for introducing little ones too young for Where's Wally? to search-and-find books, Migloo's Day by Whatever creator William Bee is the perfect book for parent and child to enjoy together.
  • SCHM 7 years +
    Meurig Bowen
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    The School of Music is a place bursting with talent and creative energy and is rather special. It encourages children to get the basics right and then let their imaginations run wild!

    Sergio Trunk is the boss (he prefers The Maestro) and throughout the pages of this fascinating book, he'll lead you through 40 lessons that will teach children aged 7 and over all about classical music, the theory behind it and the sheer joy of making and playing it.
  • SWLJ 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £15.99
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    Everyone is so excited to discover just what happens when Rey meets Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi and this visual dictionary will tell you everything you need to know about the latest instalment from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

    Packed with information from Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, this hardback book focuses on the characters, creatures, droids, locations and technology from the film. It's also packed with out-of-this-world photographs and images.

    Featuring the likes of Kylo Ren, BB-8 and Porgs (the new fan favourites), this is a must-have for Jedi of all ages.
  • ATTH 3 years +
    Maggie Bateson
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Kenny Kitten and Betty Bunny are preparing for a stay at the brand new Tree House Hotel but then Kenny goes missing. Will Betty be able to find him before the grand feast begins?

    Children will love reading this fun story and then acting it out by popping up the play set and pieces, including beds and characters. This fantastic book will provide hours of interactive fun; it's a hotel your children will want to stay in!
  • The Official Arsenal Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287643
    ARSL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Arsenal are one of the world's most popular football clubs. Managed by Arsene Wenger for many, many years, they continue to wow the legions of fans at the Emirates with their attacking swagger and goalscoring prowess.

    This brilliant annual is packed with facts, stats, photographs and activities inspired by the famous team. It's a brilliant gift for any Gunners fan!

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • APYTD 9 years +
    Chris Martin
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Big Brands offers you the chance to delve deep into the amazing stories behind the world's most iconic businesses - how they began, their successes and failures, and their impact on the global market. The series examines the human aspect of each brand - its consumers, brand developers, designers and others who work on it. Big Brands: Minecraft looks at the development of the global phenomenon that is Minecraft, and at the story of Mojang, the company behind it. It explains Mojang's business plan and marketing strategy, and how it presents itself to consumers through logos and advertising campaigns. How Minecraft became the most popular game in the world is also looked at, as is Mojang's multi-billion dollar sale to Microsoft. 'Business Studies' features explain some key industry terms such as management and sponsorship, while 'Building the Brand' features explore the marketing of the brand, from the development of the logo to the huge impact of social media. 'Brains Behind the Brand' features focus on key people who've worked for Mojang such as Markus 'Notch' Persson, the game developer and former majority shareholder. Mojang is just one iconic company in the global marketplace. If you enjoyed this title, why not read about Amazon, McDonalds or Samsung, in other titles in the series?
  • LSWD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken all kinds of records and we know that everyone loves LEGO - could there be a better combination than LEGO and Star Wars?

    For over 15 years, the range has been phenomenally popular and this Visual Dictionary will tell fans everything they need to know about the ships, sets and Minifigures featured in the LEGO Star Wars range!

    Including a free and exclusive Luke Skywalker Minifigure, the book provides plenty of facts about all your favourite characters from the films including Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenboi and Darth Vader.

    It also provides information on the history, manufacture and construction of the range.