Children's Books

Children’s Activity Books

  • BRCN 7 years +
    Match
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    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!
  • ADBXC 7 years +
    Rhodri Crooks
    7 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    Did you hear that Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are releasing a song together? They're calling themselves Goals Allowed. This is a fab and funny joke book full of footballing jokes, anecdotes, cartoons and other crazy stuff to get you giggling!
  • APIXA
    Susie Brooks
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
  • The Official Everton Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781911287704 - Darren Griffiths
    EVRN 7 years +
    Darren Griffiths
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    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!
  • BGUCH 9 years +
    Paul Mason
    9 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important gymnastics skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about gymnastics stars of the past and present.Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.The series Sports Skills covers rules, equipment, famous competitors and major competitions through specially commissioned, step-by-step photography that clearly shows skills and techniques needed for a sport.
  • ADCFQ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is a hilariously funny book containing hundreds of jokes on every subject under the sun, as well as the favourite jokes of famous celebrities. All royalties will be going to the Jeans for Genes Appeal in association with Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. The appeal funds research into genetic disorders in children. A Jeans for Genes Day is held every year when people are invited to wear their jeans for a GBP1 donation.
  • BGUCN 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important tennis skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about tennis stars of the past and present. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.The series Sports Skills covers rules, equipment, famous competitors and major competitions through specially commissioned, step-by-step photography that clearly shows skills and techniques needed for a sport.
  • AOHIM
    Rod Green
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Mr Bean may not tell jokes, but the hilarious Mr Bean's Joke Book contains over 300 that he has inspired. Illustrated throughout with distinctive line art, this is a must-have for all Bean fans, young and old alike.
  • APYTD 9 years +
    Chris Martin
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Big Brands offers you the chance to delve deep into the amazing stories behind the world's most iconic businesses - how they began, their successes and failures, and their impact on the global market. The series examines the human aspect of each brand - its consumers, brand developers, designers and others who work on it. Big Brands: Minecraft looks at the development of the global phenomenon that is Minecraft, and at the story of Mojang, the company behind it. It explains Mojang's business plan and marketing strategy, and how it presents itself to consumers through logos and advertising campaigns. How Minecraft became the most popular game in the world is also looked at, as is Mojang's multi-billion dollar sale to Microsoft. 'Business Studies' features explain some key industry terms such as management and sponsorship, while 'Building the Brand' features explore the marketing of the brand, from the development of the logo to the huge impact of social media. 'Brains Behind the Brand' features focus on key people who've worked for Mojang such as Markus 'Notch' Persson, the game developer and former majority shareholder. Mojang is just one iconic company in the global marketplace. If you enjoyed this title, why not read about Amazon, McDonalds or Samsung, in other titles in the series?
  • BGUCO 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    Whether you are taking part or just watching, rugby is an exciting and dramatic sport. Discover everything you need to know about it from training to playing. Brilliant step-by-step photography will help you perfect your technique, while profiles and stats tell you more about the world's greatest players. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.The series Sports Skills covers rules, equipment, famous competitors and major competitions through specially commissioned, step-by-step photography that clearly shows skills and techniques needed for a sport.
  • LSWD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    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?

    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.
  • AIKXC Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    A wonderful interactive book to share together - babies won't be able to resist helping to turn the pages and lifting the flaps to find hidden surprises.
  • AFQIH
    Archie Superstars
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    Join Archie and his friends in the funniest, silliest kid-friendly collection of cartoons, jokes and riddles ever!

    There are groan-worthy puns, crazy comebacks and silly riddles to enjoy. There's even the chance to Guess the Gag and figure out the punchlines to many hilarious jokes.
  • ALPZJ
    Jacob Cordeiro
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
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    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
    Julia Donaldson
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
  • ILVL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Children who live in or are visiting London this year will love this sticker book that celebrates the best of England's capital city.

    It includes a sheet of puffy 3D stickers that can be used to decorate the inside of the book and anywhere else they feel appropriate.

    This book not only has 100 stickers but also a wide range of colouring and doodling activities and even a range of card press-outs of bookmarks and door hangers.

    The London-themed activities include colouring in passengers on a big, red bus, guiding a guard through the palace gardens to find a missing horse and counting the pigeons having a party at Trafalgar Square.
  • ALPSH
    Adam Cordeiro
    • £8.79
    • RRP £10.99
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    An accessible guide that makes Minecraft construction easy There isn't anything that can't be built in Minecraft, but it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start. That's why there's Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition . More than just a game, Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and do much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly beginner's guide, you will quickly discover how to fine-tune your skills in order to construct almost anything you want in this amazing environment. Provides step-by-step instructions to help you build houses, boats, islands, and more Addresses how to mine the right materials for basic building Reveals how to build statues, beacons, and pillars as landmarks Explores how to develop your farm for renewable resources Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition goes where you go as you create a world you won't want to leave!
  • AIJHX 7 years +
    Macmillan Children's Books
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Hundreds of silly jokes on every topic you can think of! What's the difference between an elephant and a biscuit? You can't dunk an elephant in your tea. Why did the monster get good marks in his exam? Because two heads are better than one. What do you call a woman with a tortoise on her head? Shelley.
  • Disney's Sofia the First: Sound Book with Magic Wand - Hardback - 9781450868228
    SFWB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    With the help of a stunning magic wand, little princes and princesses aged 3 and above will love finding out what it takes to become a real princess, with the help of none other than Sofia the First herself.

    With this beautiful Sofia the First book, children can join her enchanting new world and with the flick of their wand they'll be able to join in the fun of six magical spreads - using the power of the wand to sound out beautiful melodies and sparklingly divine sound effects.

    Sure to delight fans of the Disney Junior show, this beautiful Sofia the First book and wand is perfect for creating a little magic at home!
  • ASMJS
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Minecraft - a humble computer game about placing blocks - is today a global phenomenon that has captured imaginations around the world. Create & Construct Incredible Minecraft Cities showcases the towering heights of this creative freedom, featuring incredible cityscapes from master builders that have been years in the making. From sprawling urban metropolises to otherwordly fantasy kingdoms, the vistas featured in this book are many and varied. Step-by-step tutorials are included for readers to create structures and features within, such as helicopters, lamp posts, famous landmarks, historical castles, super slides, big wheels, and more. An introductory section gives new players the essentials - how to get started, an explanation of different game modes, and a guide to crafting - while a directory of materials acts as a quick reference of the resources available for the more seasoned Minecrafters. With builds to suit all skills levels, Create & Construct Incredible Minecraft Cities will appeal to all fans of the game.
  • AJGKN
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    Dick and Dom are pan-generational household names who have been delighting television audiences for well over a decade. Dick and Dom's Big Fat and Very Silly Joke Book is a hilarious mishmash of Dick and Dom's very own bonkers yet brilliant breed of humour. Feast your eyes on over five hundred brilliant gags, japes, jokes and puns; be amazed at Dick and Dom's Titbits, a selection of fascinating yet fact-free facts; settle in to Dick and Dom's Poetry Corner for some slightly naughty but very silly poems, and never be bored again with Dick and Dom's brilliantly baffling Boredom Busters. Most importantly of all, laugh until you do a Vom Goblin.* (*A burp with a small surprise serving of sick. See their first book, Dick and Dom's Slightly Naughty but Very Silly Words, for more details!) With hilarious illustrations on every page, you're bound to find something to tickle your funny-bone! Who is old, wise and green all over? Bogey-Wan Kenobi
  • AAPBN Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With this irresistible board book with sound panel, little hands will love pressing the buttons to hear the bus 'beep, beep!', the plane 'zoom!', the boat 'hoot, hoot!', the train 'choo, choo!' and the fire engine 'nee-naw!' The simple picture tabs on each page allow children to find their favourite vehicles quickly and easily.
  • ALTBW 11 years +
    David Whale
    11 years +
    • £14.29
    • RRP £14.99
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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.

  • AKATH 7 years +
    Macmillan Children's Books
    7 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £4.99
    • Save £0.50
    Hundreds of the most hilarious football jokes around. Perfect for football fans to enjoy in between those all-important World Cup games, Premier League matches and European Cup finals. When is a footballer like a baby? When he dribbles. Who's in goal when the ghost team plays football? The ghoulie, of course Why is a football crowd learning to sing like a person opening a tin of sardines? They both have trouble with the key. What goes stomp, stomp, stomp, squelch? An elephant with wet football boots. How does an octopus go on to a football pitch? Well-armed! How can a footballer stop his nose running? Put out a foot and trip it up. What's the best day for a footballer to eat bacon and eggs for breakfast? Fry-day.