Top 10 Best Novelty Books for 3-year-olds

Featuring fun flaps, exciting sounds, engaging activities, super stickers and lots more, little ones will love these fantastic novelty books. See below for the best novelty books for 3-year-olds.

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1. The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

  • £6.99

This engrossing interactive book features a host of favourite fairy-tale characters and exciting stories! Discover letters tucked into the pages, including a letter of apology from Goldilocks to the three bears, a postcard from Jack to the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood to the wolf who ate her grandmother, and lots more.

2. My First Search and Find Book: Things That Go

  • £3.99

Neiko Ng

In this enthralling search-and-find book, kids can discover all kinds of vehicles, including bicycles, boats, scooters, skates, helicopters and hot air balloons! It's bursting with beautiful illustrations and each vehicle-filled scene has a different location, including a building site, a park, a farm and a busy town. Little ones can explore the bustling scenes, find vehicles and read the name labels to develop their word-association skills. There's also a mischievous French bulldog to spot throughout the book!

3. Noisy Dinosaurs

  • £4.99

Jonathan Litton

In this brilliantly noisy book, kids will not only learn all about some of the mightiest prehistoric creatures, but hear them roar, too! With bright photographs, touchy-feely textures and a sound button on every spread, kids will be captivated by this roar-some book.

4. Colours Colours Everywhere

  • £3.99

Samantha Meredith

Little ones can enjoy a wonderful introduction to the world of colour with this vibrant book. Featuring die-cut, cut-out 3D pieces to touch on every page and plenty of fun rhymes, this book makes early learning hugely entertaining as it familiarises children with the colours of the rainbow.

5. My First Gruffalo: Can You Count? Jigsaw Book

  • £6.69

Julia Donaldson

In this unique jigsaw book, the Gruffalo will help your little learner develop their counting skills through five fantastic puzzles. Count from one piece to five with Mouse, Snake, Fox, Owl and the Gruffalo in this chunky board book, which is perfect for small paws to explore. Young Gruffalo fans will love discovering a favourite character on every spread. This exciting title is sure to engage even the shortest of attention spans.

6. Peppa Pig: Fairy Tales! Sticker Book

  • £5.89


Children will love joining Princess Peppa and Prince George as the little pigs introduce favourite fairy tales with fun sticker scenes. Complete activities with a selection of colourful stickers and tell your own stories with Peppa and her friends.

7. Dear Zoo

  • £3.99

Rod Campbell

This engaging book features fun flaps to lift, guaranteed to enthral children! Look under the flaps to find the perfect pet and uncover all sorts of exotic creatures. What will it be next - an elephant, a monkey, perhaps even a lion? With charming repetition and vibrant illustrations, this is a tried-and-tested favourite with little readers.

8. The World of Eric Carle: My First Sticker Treasury

  • £3.99

Parragon & Eric Carle

This bumper book stars beloved children's characters from the books of Eric Carle, including the Very Hungry Caterpillar. It also features lots of photos of animals and contains more than 600 stickers. Children are encouraged to meet the animals from Eric Carle's books and complete activities using the stickers provided. There are lots of facts to learn (380!) and 96 fun-filled pages to work through. Eric Carle's classic stories are truly brought to life in this appealing book.

9. Scribbles and Nibbles: Alphabetti Spaghetti

  • £3.99

This activity pad features dinner plate-sized sheets, packed with drawing and colouring fun, as well as puzzles, mazes, doodles, wordsearches and dot-to-dots. Kids can enjoy over 50 pages of wonderfully-illustrated fun, with plenty of room for them to get creative! Based around the letters of the alphabet, children will learn in an engaging, interactive way. This book is perfect for keeping children busy in restaurants or whilst dinner is being prepared.

10. Quack-a-doodle-moo!

  • £2.99

Make Believe Ideas

This wipe-clean book is sure to keep kids captivated for hours! It lets them create their very own crazy characters by flipping the three horizontal sections together in a variety of funny ways. Featuring a pen alongside 60 amazing stickers, the book features lots of animals and silly sentences that can be mixed up and traced time and time again, helping to improve children's handwriting skills. This wonderfully weird activity book will delight little ones.