Children's Books

Children’s Activity Books

  • BMAS 5 years +
    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Nadiya Hussain is one of the nation's favourite bakers following her winning appearance on the Great British Bake Off and tremendously popular British Food Adventures series. She's also proven to be a successful children's author, with Bake Me a Story being a bestseller and huge favourite with Book People customers.

    This time around, Nadiya tells festive stories and presents recipes that complement them. Designed to bring families into the kitchen at the most wonderful time of the year, among the easy-to-bake recipes are cheesy-feet biscuits that go with the story of some odd socks and where they go at Christmas time; pastry to go with the Elves and the Chouxmaker; and a nut roast to go with 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

    All the stories have gorgeous illustrations by Clair Rossiter and celebrate the joy of sharing.
  • SWAV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • ULSW 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
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    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.
  • 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.
  • RBIT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    Prepare to be amazed, astounded and ever so slightly disgusted by the weird and wonderful facts that feature in the all-new Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018.

    An annual favourite and brilliant Christmas gift (but definitely not one for the squeamish), Ripley's looks at some strange but true occurrences from all around the globe.

    With a 3D cover and full-colour images throughout, this book has facts that will make you and your children's jaws drop and eyes pop out! It's perfect for fact fans and anyone who loves the Guinness World Records books.
  • TSAN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • 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?
  • TCHA 7 years +
    Match
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    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!
  • 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
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    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.
  • EBJG 7 years +
    Allegra McEvedy
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • KD4420
    • £8.99
    • RRP £13.00
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    Relive the drama and excitement of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with this brilliant book. It even comes with a flashlight in the shape of a lightsaber.

    A must-have for any young Jedi!
  • TMSB 7 years +
    DK
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Abracadabra! This book has everything your children need to put on their own magic show - including the chance to make their own magic wand.

    Full of advice on how to perform mind-boggling illusions, vanishing tricks with cards and coins and much more, it's a bright and bold guide to learning the tricks of the trade.

    Encouraging children aged 8 and over to practise the tricks until they're confident enough to perform them in front of the family, it's a brilliantly interactive book that will surely turn heads. The middle spread even features the 'Astonishing Slicer' - and there are instructions on how to work this.
  • CISA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    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.
  • ABDP 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £5.00
    This book is a must for any Disney fan - it reveals everything you could ever want to know about the beloved princesses including Ariel, Rapunzel and Cinderella.

    It's bursting with pictures, fun facts and even an exciting quiz for younger children to complete about the characters, their castles and kingdoms.

    With large illustrations and short sentences, this book is ideal for Disney fans aged 4 and over and has fun fold-out pages and an exclusive giant poster of Belle. It reveals what the princesses love and what they don't like, the magic they specialise in and what it's like to be part of an actual fairy tale.
  • 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.
  • ATTH 3 years +
    Maggie Bateson
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £9.00
    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!