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5 years + : Children's Hobbies & Interests

  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes

    Maxime Lebrun

    Product Code: LFWM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £6.99
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    Let's Go to the... Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: LTSG
    Collection 4 years +
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    Let's go somewhere extraordinary...

    These four books encourage preschoolers to develop their pen control, word and number skills as they learn about castles, farms, fire stations and vets.

    There are activities to complete on every page and the wipe-clean nature means children can complete each simple task again and again, building up their simple vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £23.96
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    The Amazing Book of Star Wars

    Elizabeth Dowsett

    Product Code: ABSW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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    Lift-the-Flap: Animal Mazes

    Florence Weiser

    Product Code: LFAM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This animal-themed activity book is packed with fiendishly fun mazes for children to find their way through - and the interactive flaps completely transform the routes!

    From tropical jungles to Arctic landscapes, there are eight mazes to complete. They all feature facts about the area's animals, wildlife and habitat and between two and four flaps. Open these to reveal new paths and escape dead ends!

    This book offers animal-loving children a great way of developing their observational and problem-solving skills.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • My LEGO World - 25 Books

    Product Code: MYLW
    Collection 5 years +
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    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 LEGO Master Builders.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one is bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips for putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
    • £18.00
    • RRP £124.75
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    Code Play Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: CODP
    Collection 5 years +
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    Adi and Gabi love finding ways in which their love of coding can be applied to everyday life - whether at home, work or play. These four books prove that thinking like a kid and like a programmer are not actually that different.

    These books compare basic coding concepts to everyday scenarios children can relate to and are presented in an exciting narrative format.
    • £4.00
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    Seashore Watcher

    Maya Plass

    Product Code: SEAW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    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.

    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.
    • £4.00
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    Gruffalo Crumble & Other Recipes: The Gruffalo Cookbook

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: GFCR
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Enjoy creating 24 recipes from the deep dark wood with this great little first cookbook inspired by The Gruffalo.

    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book is a modern classic and all the sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals featured in this book are inspired by it. If a child's tummy is starting to rumble, they'll love to fill it up with 'owl ice cream', 'scrambled snake' and 'roasted fox'.

    Every recipe is very simple and comes with step-by-step instructions for you to follow with your children. A perfect introduction to cooking and baking, these recipes give children and parents something to do together on holidays, rainy days and they're all ideal for a Gruffalo-themed party.
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    Lunch

    Vic Parker

    Product Code: CMQ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Read Lunch to learn how to make healthy food choices during this midday meal. Different photos show healthy and unhealthy lunch options, while simple text explains why some choices are better than others. A lunch foods quiz concludes the book.
    • £4.00
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    Chocolate Banana Pops

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: ADZ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Learn how to make chocolate banana pops with this Yellow band book. It has practical information and tips on making delicious treats and will help children develop their reading fluency.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £3.99
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    Snacks

    Vic Parker

    Product Code: CKQ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Read Snacks to learn how to make healthy food choices during this important meal. Different photos show healthy and unhealthy snack options, while simple text explains why some choices are better than others. A snack foods quiz concludes the book.
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    Incredible But True Animals & Dinosaurs Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: KD9196
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Find out incredible but true facts about dinosaurs and animals in these exciting books.

    The easy-to-read guides are packed with photographs, cool illustrations and tons of facts about your favourite prehistoric creatures and awesome animals!
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.98
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    Breakfast

    Vic Parker

    Product Code: CVA2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and this book will show children how to make healthy - and tasty - food choices when they wake up.

    It's packed with photographs of all kinds of breakfast food and these are complemented by concise, easy-to-follow text that reveals why some choices are better for you than others.

    There's also a fun breakfast foods quiz to complete!
    • £4.00
    • RRP £8.99
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    My LEGO World - 25 Books- Shrinkwrapped

    Product Code: XMYLW
    Collection 5 years +
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    Please note, this collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.

    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
    • £20.00
    • RRP £124.75
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    Braids, Bunches & Pigtails for Girls

    Jenny Strebe

    Product Code: BBPG
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Braids, Bunches & Pigtails for Little Girls provides 50 different styles for all kinds of occasions. Whether your little girl wants a 'Minnie Mouse' bun for her birthday party or a French braid for some trampolining fun, you'll find advice and tips on how to make the styles look spectacular.

    Each style featured in this book is accompanied by easy-to-follow illustrations and cross references to similar styles. There are also tips for junior hair care and advice on the best accessories to use, including clips and ribbons.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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A huge range of titles

Whatever sparks your child’s curiosity, you’re guaranteed to find a book on their favourite hobbies and interests in our huge range.

A book for every interest

From crafts to kids annuals, children’s gardening books as well as books on cooking, coding, creative writing, sports, music, children’s travel and more, so get exploring and find a book your child will love.

A great way to encourage a love of books

Hobby books are a great way of encouraging your child to pick up a book and read. It's can be all too easy to let them play on the tablet for hours, but putting a book in their hands will aid their reading level and can inspire them to be creative, too.

Browse our full range of children's books