Children's Activities

Children’s Annuals & Guides

  • RBIT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £11.01
    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.
  • 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!
  • My LEGO World - 25 Books - Collection - 9780241329788
    MYLW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £28.00
    • RRP £124.75
    • Save £96.75
    • Just £1.12 per book
    Build up your knowledge of LEGO with this incredible 25-book collection packed with fun facts about Minifigures and inspirational ideas for builds.

    With book titles ranging from Build a Bridge and Other Great LEGO Ideas to Create a Town and Other Great LEGO Ideas, these books have everything you need to help your children (and you!) on your way to becoming a LEGO master builder.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips on putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
  • 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.
  • SFND 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    This is a stargazing guide for budding astronomers and it's full of step-by-step guides to identifying all of the key constellations across the northern hemisphere.

    Making the night sky easier to navigate than ever before, it also provides facts and information on the milky way and various other wonders of the universe.

    It comes with a glow-in-the-dark star finder and will inspire children to add to their new-found knowledge every night when they look up at the stars.
  • The Official Manchester United Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287766
    MNUT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Is there a more thrilling sight in English football then Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial in full flight as they attack with pace, skill and passion and score goals for fun? It's an exciting time to be a Manchester United fan, especially now Jose Mourinho has got them back to winning ways.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • The Official Liverpool Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287742
    LIVP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Liverpool are one of England's most famous and popular football clubs and this is a great read for any fan of the team who wow the loyal crowds at Anfield.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • 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!
  • The Official Tottenham Hotspur Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287810
    TOSP 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Playing their home games at Wembley Stadium for a year while White Hart Lane is expanded, Tottenham Hotspur are one of the biggest teams in the Premier League. Led by stars including Harry Kane, Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli, there's a bright future ahead for the North London team...

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • The Official Cheslea Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287681
    CHLS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Chelsea rounded off the 2016-2017 season by winning the Premier League and this is a great present for any supporter of the team who ply their trade at Stamford Bridge. It looks at the glorious season under Antonio Conte and features players including N'Golo Kante, Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • The Official Manchester City Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287759
    MNCT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Now managed by the one and only Pep Guardiola, Manchester City are still turning heads with their incredible attacking prowess. Sergio Aguero is banging in so many goals and it's quite possible they'll end 2018 with many trophies in their cabinet.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • Match! Barcelona Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781907823855 - Match
    BRCN 7 years +
    Match
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    From the makers of Match! magazine comes an annual dedicated to one of the world's favourite football teams - Barcelona! It's a brilliant book for any footy fan who dreams of pulling on that famous jersey and showing off their skills at Camp Nou.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • The Official Everton Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287704 - Darren Griffiths
    EVRN 7 years +
    Darren Griffiths
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    One of the nation's favourite football teams, the new-look Everton have stunned fans everywhere with their signings in 2017. From the young goalkeeper Jordan Pickford to the return of legend Wayne Rooney, there's so much for the Goodison Park faithful to be excited about.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • Match! Real Madrid Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781907823879 - Match
    RLMD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    From the makers of Match! magazine comes an annual dedicated to one of the world's favourite football teams - Real Madrid! It's a brilliant book for any footy fan who dreams of pulling on that famous jersey and showing off their skills at Bernabeu. It features all their stars including the one and only Cristiano Ronaldo.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • The Official Southampton Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287803
    SOTH
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Southampton FC are now a fixture in the Premier League table and have beaten all the big teams over the past few years. They've also made some amazing signings and are set for another exciting season.

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

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bear Grylls Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781786960597
    BGRL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £47.92
    • Save £39.92
    • Just £1.00 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
  • 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.
  • KD9228 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    Coming with a lock so children can keep them all secret, this journal can help them unlock the mysteries of their dreams.

    It explains what dreams mean and even provides tips and tricks for making the most of the things children's minds thinks about while they're fast asleep.

    Children can jot down their dreams the moment they wake up and discover all sorts of things with this beautiful book. It gives children the chance to analyse their dreams, figure out the reasons for bad dreams and think about how the things happening in their life could affect what they were dreaming about.
  • BRKS 5 years +
    Warren Elsmore
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £10.00
    Prepare for lift-off with over 20 LEGO brick projects that are out of this world.

    With visual, step-by-step instructions (just like you get with your LEGO models) throughout, this book will show you how to make amazing LEGO spacecraft, planets and many more intergalactic delights.

    Each project also has facts and information alongside it, helping children understand more about space travel and the universe.
  • MFCH 7 years +
    Jessica E. Prescott
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Anyone can play chess; it's easy when you know how to. With My First Chess Book, little ones aged 7 and above (and even adults who are looking for a light and accessible intro to the world's most popular board game) can learn to master the techniques, become a chess master and even give the adults a run for their money.

    Unlike many children's chess guides, My First Chess Book isn't just a textbook covering the rules of the game, it is a fun-filled book packed with 35 activities to help them improve their skills using terminology and concepts that young minds can relate to.

    From Pawn Football (pawns line up at their starting rank and race to the other side) to the Queen Dance (make a checkmate using only a queen and king), each of the activities have clear, colourful artworks so you can see exactly where pieces should be on the chess board. There are also helpful hints and tips featured throughout as well!