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Our Usborne books for kids are packed with facts and humour that will introduce children to so much information. Explore a variety of early concepts with our See Inside books, engaging Sticker Dressing books for creative fun and introduce babies and toddlers to new words with a range of books from the popular That's Not My… series! Do you love facts as much as your kids? Check out our non-fiction books for adults.

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5 years + : Usborne Books

  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
    (3)
    From rockets to robots and monkeys to monsters, this draw-in book from the experts at Usborne will show you how to draw everything you've ever wanted with simple step-by-step instructions.

    It's an easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects - and it comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
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  • The Usborne Children's Bible

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: ABFPP
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a new miniature edition of the Children's Bible, which will be treasured and enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. It features stunning, full-page illustrations and includes maps of the ancient lands to bring stories from the Old and New Testaments vividly to life. It also features a comprehensive 'Who's who in the Bible' to help children remember the characters and their stories. This carefully written text is suitable for reading aloud to young children or for older children to read independently.
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  • The Usborne First Thousand Words in French

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: AIKST
    Paperback 6 years +
    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.
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  • Usborne Fingerprint Activities

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMWZS
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-coloured ink pad is attached to the side of the book, so no extra materials are required. Encourages creativity and manual dexterity.
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  • Owls

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: APONW
    Hardback 6 years +
    A fascinating introduction to owls, including nesting, hunting, living at night and camouflage. How do owls find their way in the dark? What do they eat? What is a baby owl called? Find out the answers to these questions and many more. Simple explanations are brought to life with step-by-step illustrations and full colour photographs. Includes a full glossary and internet links to exciting websites to find out more.
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  • Rainforest

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNXN
    Paperback 5 years +
    From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    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.
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  • Usborne: Lift-the-Flap Questions & Answers

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AFGFQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a beautiful board book, with over 60 flaps. It provides friendly, charming answers to challenging questions that young children love to ask. Bold, question word headings (Who? Why? Where? etc.) bring together an eclectic mix of subject areas, making it the perfect book to dip into. The illustrations are both entertaining and informative, and the text is written simply and clearly, with an added touch of humour.
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  • Aztecs

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: AOYDB
    Hardback 5 years +
    Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this straightforward introduction to this fascinating ancient civilisation. Also includes information about everyday life, trade, sport, food and drink and conflict. A glossary explains more unusual words.
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
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    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about space.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover 'What's a cosmonaut?' to 'Where have people visited in space?', 'Why can't I see stars in the daytime?' and so much more.
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  • See Inside Maths

    Minna Lacey

    Product Code: APNAE
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    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.
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  • Usborne First Encyclopedia of Animals

    Paul Dowswell

    Product Code: ABMJS
    Hardback 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.
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  • Magic Painting Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ANDPG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Open this book to see stylish, black and white illustrations...then brush water over them using the aqua pen provided to see them change before your very eyes, as a rainbow of colours magically reveal themselves and bring each scene to life.
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  • See Inside: London

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AAHHR
    Hardback 5 years +
    Delve deep under London's streets from the days when the Romans ruled through to the hustle and bustle of the modern-day capital in this brand new title in the "See Inside" series. This title includes double page spreads on medieval times, the Tudor period, the Plague, the Great Fire of London, the restoration, Victorian London and the Blitz, each containing absorbing and fascinating historical detail. It contains over fifty sturdy flaps.
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  • An Usborne Flap Book: See Inside Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AAHIB
    Hardback 6 years +

    If your youngster is interested in space and finding out more about it, then this Usborne lift-the-flap book is perfect. See Inside Space has dramatic double page spreads showing the Big Bang, how the first suns and planets were formed and our very own solar system. With over 50 flaps to lift and a little book of star maps included, this is a wonderful non-fiction treat!

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  • Planes

    Fiona Patchett

    Product Code: APNNR
    Hardback 4 years +
    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • Look Inside Food

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: ANLOF
    Hardback 5 years +
    From farm to fork, this Usborne book reveals where food comes from, what's in it and how it affects our bodies.

    It traces all the stages of food production with engaging text and eye-catching artwork.
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside Night Time

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: ALHMH
    Board 3 years +
    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
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  • Bugs

    Lucy Bowman

    Product Code: APNRC
    Hardback 4 years +
    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • Your Body

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: APMZN
    Hardback 5 years +
    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • See Inside the World of Dinosaurs

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: AEAXL
    Other 6 years +

    Packed with fascinating facts and over 50 lift-the-flap features, Usborne's See Inside the World of Dinosaurs is an amazing introduction to how the great creatures lived. The detailed illustrations and bite-sized chunks of information will appeal to all dinosaur-crazy youngsters.

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  • Pirates

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNNC
    Hardback 4 years +
    Who was the most famous pirate of all? What happened to pirates who broke the rules? And why did pirates sometimes prefer to eat in the dark? You'll find out the answers and many more swashbuckling facts in this fascinating book. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
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Children’s Activity Books

Our collection of Usborne’s activity books is a fantastic learning resource for children of all ages. We have a selection of books that would be perfect for your baby’s very first read. Plus, we have a range of lift the flap books and wipe-clean books which are ideal for the little ones!

Enthralling Educational Non-Fiction

Each of Usborne’s non-fiction books is a great educational tool for children. The books are fact-filled and fun reads for kids that may usually be reluctant to pick up a book. The way the information is presented makes it very accessible and kids will learn a lot about history, languages, science and much, much more!

High Quality Artwork

There has been a fantastic level of attention to detail for the artwork on and inside these books. Each image has a lot to explore, and it’ll have children fascinated as they explore beautiful scenes from different historical and scientific topics!

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