Children’s Activity Books

  • I'm Ready to Learn Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780241326565
    RTLF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Containing 12 phonics readers, six activity-filled sticker workbooks and two sets of flashcards, this is an essential collection to help children gain success at school.

    There are phonics books covering Ladybird Levels 1-12. All of these are bursting with simple language and engaging stories that will help children develop their phonics skills.

    There are also maths books covering numbers, addition, subtraction and the times tables and flashcards to help aid children's learning even further.

    Format: paperback
  • ALHQA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.39
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    Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keys, making this accessible even to very young children. Tunes include Twinkle, Twinkle, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy and more.
  • ALKKX Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £10.39
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    Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book is a fun, interactive sound book, for fans of Peppa Pig! Snort! Find out what happens when Peppa and George's very quiet day turns very noisy indeed! With 18 sound buttons to press as you read the story, this is a super noisy gift for every Peppa fan! Based on the BAFTA award-winning animation. There are lots more Peppa Pig books from Ladybird for you to enjoy including: The Big Tale of Little Peppa and Play with Peppa Hand Puppet Book.
  • ALPZJ
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
    Minecraft Redstone For Dummies is the complete guide to finding, using, and maximizing the power of redstone in the Minecraft world. This key element is essential for crafting and brewing, and can be placed on the ground as redstone dust ? a flat, transparent block that can transmit redstone power, the major component of most redstone circuits. Written by a recognized Minecraft expert, this useful guide walks you through mining, smelting, and other methods of obtaining redstone, and teaches you how to make the most of your redstone stores. Craft a compass, piston, lamp, or torch, brew a potion that reverts to Level 1, or turn it to dust to help find nearby power components. Whether you're in Creative or Survival mode, redstone mastery is crucial for successful gameplay.

    Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon, boasting over 100 million players from around the world. While gameplay varies according to player preference, redstone remains a central element that allows players to build, brew and create as they advance through the biomes. Minecraft Redstone For Dummies teaches you everything you need to know about redstone, including how to get it and how best to use it.

    Learn which methods result in more redstone per attempt
    Discover how redstone is used in crafting and brewing
    Use redstone dust to build circuits and power mechanical components
    Understand redstone power, including source, levels, and configuration
    Don't be content to acquire what you stumble across.

    Redstone's versatility makes it an indispensable resource in the Minecraft world, and knowing where to find it and how to use it efficiently can make all the difference in your gameplay. If you're ready to level up, Minecraft Redstone For Dummies will make you a redstone guru in no time.
  • AARJP Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £11.99
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    Stomp, slither and scamper your way through the deep dark wood with this amazing play-along version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling The Gruffalo.

    The little mouse uses his quick wits to fool a predatory snake, owl and fox, but in doing so he conjures up a scary monster that doesn't just exist in his imagination!

    Press the 10 interactive sound buttons and bring the children's favourite bedtime story vividly to life! The perfect gift for all fans of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.
  • ALTBW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £14.29
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    Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraft and programming.

    Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gaming experience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraft programming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in the highly successful Adventures series, is written especially for 11- to 15-year-olds. With this book you will learn new programming skills while having fun with Minecraft!

    Minecraft programming experts David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon walk you step-by-step through everything you need to know to: * Get started writing Minecraft programs in Python on your PC, Mac, or Raspberry Pi * Build houses and other structures in the blink of an eye, and make a 3D duplicating machine * Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, and a treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges * Build custom game control panels using simple electronic circuits * Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres and pyramids * Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, and program an alien invasion * Plan and write a complete interactive arena game

    Using the programming skills you learn from this book, writing Minecraft programs offers endless possibilities to create anything you can imagine.

    To make your journey that much easier, the Adventures in Minecraft companion website supplies you with a video for each adventure in the book, downloadable code files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonus adventure, and badges to collect for your Minecraft accomplishments.

    By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineers who design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft and develop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraft world. They both work regularly with young people in schools, computing clubs and at community events, giving talks about Minecraft programming and running programming workshops.

  • APIXA
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    This is a roaring great read with a build-your-own-dinosaur to create and collect. Join mighty T. Rex for a incredible day in his life as he explores his world and hunts for food. Then bring him back to life by building the amazing easy-to-assemble 3D model. No glue or extra materials are needed to create this robust model. The perfect gift for all dinosaur fans: each construction kit contains a jaw-dropping 24pp book and press-out pieces.
  • AAHHK Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This lovely big board book is perfect for sharing with small children, who will love pressing the buttons to make the noises of Apple Tree Farm's favourite animals and the tractor. It features a simple story about the animals and tractor with cues for the child to press the appropriate button. Very little children will have great fun making Rusty bark, Curly grunt, Woolly baa, Daisy moo and Clucky cluck and finding the animals by means of the tabs. It is illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, one of Usborne's most popular artists. Strong tabs allow scenes to be located quickly and easily, while making the book look and feel more luxurious.
  • ALKOW Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Ride Along with Thomas
  • AUEMG 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook, produced in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, contains step-by-step guides to show how easy it is to grow peas, beans, potatoes, carrots and more in your garden, in patio containers or in window boxes or on an allotment. Then transform your home-grown produce into delicious meals and desserts by following easy, step-by-step recipes. By having fun growing different plants, children won't be able to wait to try their tasty produce, encouraging great, healthy eating habits. Learn all about how plants grow, from seeds to seedlings, watering and weeding, to harvesting and composting. Information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow. Includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets.
  • AOYOZ Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic picture book, STICK MAN, is brought to life as a glorious sound book with ten exciting sounds. Press the buttons to play the sounds as you read along with the runaway bestseller. Life is dangerous for Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree?
  • APYKA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. First Sport: Skateboarding describes what it takes to be a top skater. Find out all about basic and more advanced moves and learn about the stunning tricks skaters can pull off.
  • AYEAA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Feeling imaginative? Get ready to bust boredom with art projects! You can learn how to make a survival bracelet, create a garden stepping stone, put together a tin can clock and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom with Art Projects has never been more fun.
  • AKXCD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Captain Purplebeard and his crew of cut-throat pirates are off to find an island packed with treasure! But could their greed be leading them into some monstrously big trouble?
  • AYEUS 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Feeling outdoorsy? Get ready to bust boredom with nature and the world outside! You can learn how to make pavement chalk paint, go on a photo safari, build giant garden games and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom in the Great Outdoors has never been more fun.
  • AJLIF 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is an exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature. From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book - part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments - and a glorious reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovered. Mark Hearld's pictures beautifully reproduce the colours of the seasons on woodfree paper, and Nicola Davies' lyrical words capture the simple loveliness that is everywhere, if only we can look. It is the winner of the English 4-11 Award. It is exquisitely illustrated by a top contemporary illustrator and written by an award-winning non-fiction writer. It encourages children to go outdoors to explore and enjoy the natural world.
  • ACSPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £14.79
    • RRP £14.99
    Explore London in this pop-up tour of one of the world's greatest cities. This title helps you follow the River Thames through the famous, funny and fantastic sights of London from Kew Gardens to the Olympic Village, with amazing interactive pop-up buildings to explore on the way. With ever-inventive Jennie Maizels as your guide, the journey is full of surprises, secrets and spooky stories. Find out where you can see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers, have a conversation with a floating ghost or see peregrine falcons hunting. Full of fun and facts, this is a delight for all, whether introducing this great city to novices or revealing unknown treats to the capital's long-time fans.
  • APWII 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    The Outdoor Art Room is designed to get children out into the fresh air and interacting with nature. A range of simple arts and crafts projects as well as fun activities help them discover new things about their environment and the seasons at the same time as being active and having fun. Care is taken to ensure that these projects do not create any adverse environmental impact. There are panels with facts about the weather, the seasons and the natural materials used to create each project. An introductory spread gives information on the season.
  • ALHGG 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £16.89
    • RRP £16.99
    LEGO Ninjago fans will love learning all about the various Minifigures, weapons and battles in this extensive Visual Dictionary!

    Packed with everything a fan needs to know (especially ahead of the Ninjago feature film release in 2016), the bright and bold book takes a look back at the dramatic story lines from the hit TV series and even includes to exclusive comic strip adventures!

    An exhilarating journey with the Masters of Spinjitzu, the fact-filled book even comes with its own limited-edition LEGO Ninjago Minifigure!
  • APWIJ 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    The Outdoor Art Room is designed to get children out into the fresh air and interacting with nature. A range of simple arts and crafts projects as well as fun activities help them discover new things about their environment and the seasons at the same time as being active and having fun. Care is taken to ensure that these projects do not create any adverse environmental impact. There are panels with facts about the weather, the seasons and the natural materials used to create each project. An introductory spread gives information on the season.
  • APVFZ 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    This nature-based craft book will have you making a range of unique - and useful - homemade creations. Funky fridge magnets, beautiful butterfly bunting, photo frames and more are included in this brilliant step-by-step book. Part of a series of six titles, Craft Attack is aimed at modern kids with a style to match. The instructions are easy to follow and positively encourage experimentation and customisation.
  • ACSPV 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    Search for Wally in this 25th anniversary reissue of the original eye-boggling classic! Wally, along with his friends, is fiendishly hidden in every intricately-detailed scene. Hours of fun and games await in this classic activity book which kick-started a worldwide phenomenon. And the celebration starts here! This super special deluxe edition of "Where's Wally?" is packed with new fantastic extras such as a spectacular jacketed cover, great gatefolds revealing never-seen-before artwork in each scene and an additional visual checklist to extend the entertainment of all happy hunters. It's absolutely amazing! "The Where's Wally?" series has sold 50 million copies worldwide in 30 languages. Wally has reached celebrity status! He has appeared in the primetime American TV shows "Frasier", "The Simpsons and Friends"; on the 1000th anniversary cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine as a cultural icon of the last 40 years; and, on Google Earth.
  • AKVGA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    Now the second title in the classic Wally adventures gets the deluxe treatment! Travel back in time with Wally on a historical journey of the world, spotting a multitude of fun things along the way! Visit the Stone Age and find charging woolly rhinos, sail with the Vikings and spot a helmet of smoke, before zooming into the future to search for aliens! A favourite title rebranded for a new generation of Wally fans - and educational too! Included: a striking new jacketed cover; an original poster of Woof on the underside of the jacket; a spot-the-difference game on the self-cover; a gatefold with a new visual of the checklist on every spread; a never-before-seen section of artwork revealed on every spread; new things to search for! It has a fresh new look for classic Wally hardcover! The Where's Wally? series has sold 60 million copies worldwide in 30 languages. Wally has reached celebrity status! He has appeared in the primetime American TV shows Frasier, The Simpsons and Friends; on the 1000th anniversary cover of Rolling Stone magazine as a cultural icon of the last 40 years; and on Google Earth.
  • BHAXQ 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £16.00
    • RRP £20.00
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    This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography. Based on the popular National Geographic Weird but True! Series, this new annual pairs the planet's quirkiest, wackiest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. Ranging from geographical curiosity to animal wonders, gross inventions to weird food, the Weird but True! Annual 2018 sparks children's natural curiosity about the world around them. Features include: * Facts and stories about geography, biology, the animal kingdom, social sciences, human achievement and innovation (Did you know the world's biggest passenger jet weighs as much as 100 hippos?) * Infographics and fact files * Bright, bold photography and illustration * A fact-finding index