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Usborne Activity Books

  • AFWDY Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £5.59
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    That's Not My Lamb... is a sweet, touchy-feely book which is just right for sharing with babies and toddlers. The furry textures are a delight for little, inquisitive hands to touch - even very young babies will reach out to feel them.

    A brilliantly simple concept is always a winner with little ones, this almost indestructible, chunky board book will put both parent and child in the mood for some fun on the farm.
  • AIKST 6 years +
    Heather Amery
    6 years +
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    The classic French bilingual word book, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, reissued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key French vocabulary.
  • ALKSU 5 years +
    Heather Amery
    5 years +
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    This classic title, containing a thousand things to spot in busy scenes, has been revised and updated for the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. Three generations of children have built their basic vocabulary with this entertaining and fun book. This is the original find-the-duck, for which illustrator Stephen Cartwright first invented the iconic Little Yellow Duck.
  • AMWZW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    A pocket guide to one of the most famous cities in the world, featuring fifty of London's best-known landmarks, each fully illustrated and accompanied by a detailed description, interesting facts, other things to spot nearby, and the nearest Underground stations. Add the stickers to the pages as you spot each building or place.
  • AAHIA 5 years +
    Alex Frith
    5 years +
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    Delve deep into the mysteries of Earth's geography to reveal the hidden secrets of life on our planet. This title includes double page spreads on mountains, deserts, the oceans, the atmosphere and icy landscapes such as Antarctica, each one bursting with flaps to lift to reveal scientific and natural history information. It also contains a feature on how climate change is affecting our planet, and what can be done to reduce its effects. It contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
  • ADYLO 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is a new edition of a great-value sticker book with brightly coloured, intricate illustrations and photographs of the major sights, cities and landmarks of each country. It is updated to include the 2012 Olympics stadium. It features over 140 stickers for children to place on the maps. It also features the key towns of Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as sculptures, bridges and galleries, from the countries' most famous places to their hidden secrets.
  • AGBYE 5 years +
    Simon Tudhope
    5 years +
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    Each supercar in this colourful sticker book needs its wheels, headlights, trim and other details added.

    All are available as stickers at the back of the book so that children can complete a rally car, a Le Mans car, a Pro Mod racer, an SUV and many more.
  • AIJJE 7 years +
    Sam Taplin
    7 years +
    (1)
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    An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. By adding stickers and drawing patterns and shapes, you can create dozens of eye-popping illusions and find out how they work.
  • AIJIF 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
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    This is an absolutely fabulous addition to the incredibly successful "Drawing, Doodling and Colouring" series, which will appeal to anyone with a flair for fashion or a desire to doodle. Stylish pictures invite you to decorate dresses, fill in shop windows, design fashion items such as catwalk outfits, handbags, jewellery and even children's clothes. You can doodle hairstyles and make-up, draw funky T-shirt designs, design Christmas party dresses and colour in patterns influenced by fabric designs, buttons and bows.
  • AMPCF 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
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    Complete beginners can discover how to draw lots of different animals with this delightful write-in book. Each double colourful page has step-by-step drawing instructions, space to practise and doodle in, and ideas for colouring in or adding backgrounds.
  • AMWZV 5 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    5 years +
    (1)
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
  • APOEW Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
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    A touchy-feely board book with simple, repetitive text, tactile patches and bold illustrations suitable for babies and toddlers. A little, white mouse appears on every page, for children to spot.
  • AAZAD 7 years +
    Sarah Khan
    7 years +
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    This is a pack of colourfully illustrated cards bursting with maths puzzles that will put children and adult's maths skills to the test. Each brain-teasing puzzle sorts out the boffins from the buffoons by testing their maths skills, including code-breaking, multiplication and arithmetic. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and a great gift.
  • ACMOM Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
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    This is a new edition of this popular title in the bestselling "That's not my..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children to develop important language and sensory skills. It is an award winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. The series was awarded 'Best Buy' award by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
  • AEBIS 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
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    Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life. With over 50 embedded flaps to lift, this book is not only informative but interactive, making it an accessible and engaging way for children to learn about life in Ancient Egypt. It is intricately illustrated by David Hancock.
  • AFWDX 7 years +
    Alice Pearcey
    7 years +
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    From the experts at Usborne, this is a brilliantly interactive resource that will help children learn all about the countries of the world. With fantastic stickers and insightful facts, this proves a useful introduction to geography and features a range of famous capital cities. Famous world landmarks are also featured, including the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
  • ALKSM 6 years +
    Emily Bone
    6 years +
    (4)
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    Trains hold a fascination for just about everybody and this lift-the-flap history of locomotion tells it all from Stephenson's Rocket to the bullet trains of today. You can lift the flaps to explore all kinds of exciting trains, from a luxury steam train fit for a queen to super-fast trains that run on magnets, trains that can climb up mountains, and lots, lots more. Part of a collectable series of interactive information books.
  • ALGZY 7 years +
    Louie Stowell
    7 years +
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    Kapow! Boom! An awesome activity book for budding comic artists to imagine and draw their own comic strips. Simple step-by-step instructions, with lots of handy tips and hints, show children how to create graphic stories using all the devices employed in 'real' comics.
  • APNAE 6 years +
    Minna Lacey
    6 years +
    (1)
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    This is a brand new title in the innovative "See Inside" series, putting the often intimidating world of mathematics into simple, easy-to-follow language and showing how maths fits into readers' everyday life. It introduces mathematical concepts in the simplest of terms from basic addition and subtraction, through multiplication and division to square roots and algebra. As well as over 50 embedded flaps to lift, each page includes a host of puzzles and games for readers to test their newfound maths skills on, making the book an interactive and informative experience. It is illustrated in a fun and accessible style by Colin King.
  • ABMJS 5 years +
    Paul Dowswell
    5 years +
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • ALYVY 5 years +
    Sam Smith
    5 years +
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    A simple sticker book for young children that helps them discover what's out in space. It offers over 15 stickers to add to the scenes, which depict the solar system and its planets, stars, galaxies, and the astronauts who explore space.
  • AOLJG 5 years +
    Katie Daynes
    5 years +
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    A write-in book for complete beginners, who want to write stories but don't know where to start. Starting with easy word games, the book takes the young writer through each part of story-writing. From creating characters using doodling and using picture prompts to develop description skills, the book builds up to writing whole short stories.
  • APGIR Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
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    A touchy-feely board book with simple, repetitive text, tactile patches and bold illustrations specially designed for babies and toddlers. Small children can meet a range of friendly hedgehogs, and by using their sense of touch, work out which hedgehog is theirs. Don't forget to spot the little white mouse that's hiding on each page!
  • AAHHQ 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    (1)
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    The Usborne Flap Book See Inside Science is the perfect way to get young children interested in the fascinating world of science. See Inside Science is packed with over 50 colourful lift-up flaps that help promote basic scientific ideas such as energy and elements. Full of child-friendly explanations that make some tricky subjects accessible for junior school children, this is another brilliantly put together book from Usborne, who are experts in encouraging children to learn key concepts at a young age.