Children’s Activity Books
SEAW 7 years +7 years +
The perfect companion to a trip to the seashore, this book will help little explorers find fish and spot sea creatures in their natural environments.
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Explaining the different habitats and all of their inhabitants in a fun an engaging, this practical guide will open up imaginations to a whole new world. It's packed with fact files, photographs and activities to help the whole family make more of a special day out.
PFD2 3 years +3 years +
A timeless tale, we love Puff, the Magic Dragon and know your little one will, too.
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If they're already not familiar with the magical story and famous song, then prepare for them to be delighted as they get to know the words and sing along with the free CD - featuring the vocal talents of Peter Yarrow from Peter, Paul and Mary!
Beautifully produced, this picture book features gorgeous and atmospheric paintings from Eric Puybaret and is sure to quickly become an enchanting family favourite.
The CD also includes Froggie Went-A-Courtin', The Blue Tail Fly and an instrumental version of Puff, the Magic Dragon.
GWIW 7 years +7 years +
Young adventurers can embrace the great outdoors by following the tips in this pocket-sized adventure book from the National Trust.
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It tells them what to pack, how to build a shelter, how to craft tools and even how they can get drinking water from wee! With plenty of wit, this book also offers instructions on what not to do - from avoiding poisonous mushrooms to starting forest fires.
It has advice on tracking animals, ideas for fun games to play in the woods and a handy chapter on first aid.
ED2094 7 years +7 years +
Learn how to say 'hello' in over 50 languages with this brightly coloured and fast-moving bingo game for up to nine players!
- RRP £18.99
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Discover an array of global greetings, from the familiar to the unusual, and test your linguistic abilities as you play the fast-moving and beautifully illustrated Hello World Bingo.
Contents: 1 board, 8 game cards, 64 hello tokens, 130 round counters and 1 instruction leaflet
Not suitable for children under 36 months
Packaging dimensions: 230 x 230mm
AFTZP 7 years +7 years +
The famous recorder course for 7 - 11 year olds noJohn Pitt's classic three-part introduction to the recorder, now in one handy volume!w in full colour. Your child doesn't need to be able to read music or play a note! Just follow the simple instructions. Holding the recorder Beginning to play Developing skills and techniques Designed for solo playing or with live accompaniment on piano, guitar or using separately available CDs. Recorder from the Beginning: a great introduction to music
- RRP £9.95
GWOR 7 years +7 years +
Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.
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Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
AHTMF 7 years +7 years +
Designed to present the easiest possible approach to piano playing, complete with an amusing family of characters and illustrations to help emphasise the information being taught, John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course (Book One) makes practising and learning piano so much fun!
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Part one is devoted to developing fluency in reading by note, the biggest hurdle for most young children, and contains its own writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies.
ALKQR 7 years +7 years +
Ukulele From The Beginning is a great collection of favourite songs specially chosen for primary school-age children starting to learn the instrument! No previous knowledge of music is necessary for pupils... or the teacher! Just master the easy-to-play chord shapes and sing along! Ukulele from the beginning is an ideal introduction to this great little instrument and in no time at all the whole class will be playing and accompanying themselves! They'll soon want to learn more!
CSTP 7 years +7 years +
Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.
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From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.
All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
APMZA 7 years +7 years +
This lively book will help young guitarists develop their skills in all aspects of classical guitar technique with over 40 simple tunes to play. The pieces are in single-line format and include well-known and less familiar tunes in first and second positions as well as some simple two-part pieces.
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PPST 3 years +3 years +
Peppa Pig and her friends have such a great time visiting Mr Potato's theatre show that Madame Gazelle decides they should put on a pantomime of their own.
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They send out invitations, complete rehearsals and even put on their costumes as they get set to put on the show of a lifetime. There's even more excitement when they hear about a surprise guest coming to see Peppa on stage!
Similar in style to The Jolly Postman, this interactive story comes complete with props including tickets, invitations and a programme.
ALHQA 3 years +3 years +
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.
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AKUSQ 5 years +5 years +
My Very First Joke Book is full of the very funniest and best jokes! This is an excellent introduction to jokes and joke-telling. Over 60 jokes and rhymes, each with their own hilarious illustration - perfect for playground comedians. There are 'Knock, knock!' jokes, 'Doctor, doctor' jokes, monster jokes, and plain daft jokes. There are silly rhymes, crazy crossbreeds and a whole library of joke titles. Each one is in a large easy-to-read typeface and has its own humorous illustration to make it even funnier! Kaye Umansky is best known as the creator of Pongwiffy (Puffin) - hugely popular with children because of the irreverent humour. Kaye's trademark humour is evident in all her books and she is well qualified to write a joke book for very young children.
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LSWD 7 years +7 years +
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?
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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.
BRDH 3 years +3 years +
The Bird House is a shaped lift-the-flap book that will help children learn more about our feathered friends.
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This book opens with an explanation about how bird houses can come in all shapes and sizes and how they are usually wooden. They provide safe shelter for birds who need extra protection of don't have a nest. It also reveals how humans can help birds survive.
From the floating structures of duck houses to dovecotes and bird feeders and baths, this is a must for any young nature lover. It even gives simple explanations for the concepts of migration and tips on how to make gardens more suitable, welcoming and bird-friendly.
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.
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SWLJ 12 years +12 years +
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
This is a little book crammed full of jokes that will entertain children - and adults - of any age!
- RRP £2.99
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A great gift that will keep children amused on long journeys or on holidays, it will provide hours of family entertainment.