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  • 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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  • Scratch & Draw Unicorn

    Product Code: SDRU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Have an enchanted time with unicorn scratch art!

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning unicorn-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Scratch & Draw Jungle

    Product Code: SDRJ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Welcome to the jungle...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning jungle-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • My First... Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: MFBO
    Collection 4 years +
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    Maths, mazes, numbers... Even origami!

    This collection of first books introduces children to important concepts in a fun and wonderfully interactive way. They are colourful, easy to follow and feature themes that we know your little ones will love.

    The search and find book will help them develop observational skills; the science book introduces basic concepts; and the picture puzzles encourage early numeracy and reading skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.00
    • RRP £49.90
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  • LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: LSWE
    Collection 5 years +
    (2)
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    Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.

    Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.

    It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £39.92
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  • Scratch Surprise: Awesome Worlds

    Product Code: MASS
    Paperback 4 years +
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    When you scratch off these pages, you're in for a super surprise!

    From diggers and dinosaurs to aliens and monsters, there is so much amazing artwork hidden beneath the surface. A wooden scratch tool is included, meaning children can have fun scratching and seeing the pictures, wherever they may be.
    • £2.00
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  • Scratch & Draw Mermaid

    Product Code: SDRM
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Head deep under the sea...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of magical mermaids. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning underwater-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.00
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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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  • Scratch and Draw: Animals

    Product Code: AMSD
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of amazing animals with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
    • £2.00
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  • Scratch & Draw Princess

    Product Code: SDRP
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Enjoy a royal time with perfect princesses...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of perfect princesses. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning royalty-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.00
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  • Halloween Art

    Product Code: HALW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Prepare to get spooky this Halloween with this creative activity book. It includes a brilliant stack of bat-shaped colouring crayons!

    It's packed with Halloween-themed patterns and designs for children to doodle and colour in. It's sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment in the build-up to 31 October.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Scratch and Draw: Dinosaurs

    Product Code: DNSD
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of dinosaurs with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Trolls 1000 Sticker Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: TROL
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Join Poppy and Branch in a superb sticker book that will make you sing with glee!

    It's bursting with fun activities that will make your hair stand on end and features activities including puzzles, drawing, colouring, crafts, doodles and facts!

    It also includes over 1,000 stickers to decorate the pages and wherever else you want!
    • £1.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Countdown to Christmas Activities

    Product Code: ST2850
    Other 3 years +
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    Count down to Christmas with 24 days of amazing advent activities!

    Hang up the calendar on the wall after completing activities including colouring awesome ornaments, taking part in a reindeer race and spotting the difference between some festive scenes.

    The calendar has a bright and glittery cover and the 24 activities are sure to get children in the festive mood.

    Size 290 x 425mm, ages 3 plus
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Lego - Harry Potter - Sticker Scene Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: LHPS
    Paperback 6 years +
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    A spellbinding sticker book featuring all your favourites from Hogwarts - in Minifigure form!

    This cool LEGO Harry Potter sticker book comes with over 250 reusable stickers of Harry, Hermione, Ron and all kinds of fantastic beasts and magical creatures.

    The scenes that your little wizard or witch can decorate include Hagrid's hut, the Whomping Willow and Christmas at Hogwarts. There's even a double-sided cut-out-and-keep poster of Hogsmeade at Christmas and a view of Hogwarts Castle from the Forbidden Forest.
    • £2.00
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  • Mini Mega Activity Book

    Product Code: MMGA
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This book may be small but it's packed with HUGE fun. There are over a thousand mega activities to complete and they range from pirate puzzles to dino drawings. It also comes with 500 stickers!
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Flash

    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
    • £3.00
    • RRP £23.96
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    Just £0.75 per book
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  • Scratch and Sparkle Dinosaur Stencil Art

    Product Code: SDSA
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children will love uncovering prehistoric pals with this fabulous scratch and sparkle stencil set!

    Place the stencils down and scratch the black pages to see roar-some dinosaurs including a T-rex and Stegosaurus are brought to life with plenty of sparkles and colour.

    This book includes a wooden scratcher and three pages of great stencils.
    • £3.00
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  • Scratch and Sparkle Unicorns

    Lara Ede

    Product Code: SASU
    Paperback 5 years +
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    The enchanting nature of unicorns makes them appealing to so many children and this scratch art book offers an engaging element of interactive fun.

    The black pages can be scratched off to reveal images of fantastical creatures that are covered in sparkles and rainbow colours. This book even comes with a wooden scratcher and three stencils so children can make amazing art themselves.

    There are also hints and tips for children to follow on drawing these amazing things and much more besides.
    • £2.00
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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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  • 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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  • My Mega Book of Fun Disney: Pixar

    Product Code: BFDP
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Pixar favourites including Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Joy, Bing-Bong, Nemo and Dory star in this fun-filled activity book. It's packed with stories, activities and colouring fun that will keep children happily entertained for hours.

    This hardback book also contains over 50 stickers of characters from Inside Out, Toy Story, Finding Dory and The Last Dinosaur.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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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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  • Sticker Dolly Dressing Unicorns

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: SDDU
    Paperback 5 years +
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    As it's packed with unicorns, this is an enchanting addition to Usborne's popular Sticker Dolly Dressing series.

    Each page has unicorns and fairies to dress and accessorise and stunning scenes to decorate including ponds, orchards, rainbows and secret meadows!
    • £3.00
    • RRP £6.99
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Children’s Activity Books

Activity books for children include a wide range of tasks to keep them occupied. Including puzzles, colouring books, stickers books and plenty to make and do, there's a whole world of entertainment waiting inside these creative books.

A great gift

Children's activity books make great presents for little ones that just love to discover. The collection of books and kids annuals on offer in our range caters for a variety of ages, making ideal birthday or Christmas presents.

Lots of topics

In the children's activity books category, you'll find a topic to suit even the most particular of kids. From classic puzzle books to Marvel-themed publications, art and even LEGO books, there's something all children are sure to get on-board with.

View our activity books

If you're stuck for something to keep the children occupied on a rainy afternoon, over the holidays or even on long car journeys, activity books are ideal. Take a look at our range of children's books today.

You'll find the following books in The Book People's range of activity books

  • Drawing books
  • Atlases and geography books
  • Sticker books
  • Joke books
  • Brain games
  • Spot the difference books
  • Doodle books
  • Map activity books
  • Pocket puzzle books
  • Fact books