Top 10 Best Novelty Books for 7-year-olds

These novelty books contain all sorts of fun features for children to explore, including flaps, colouring, stickers, pop-ups and lots more. See below for the best novelty books for 7-year-olds.

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1. My School Years!!!

This awesome keepsake album allows kids to record their best school memories in a brilliantly creative way. They can store photos, put school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things into the pages. There's heaps of space for kids to write about all their favourite things, from school trips to sports, subjects to schoolmates. Plus, they can get stuck into 25 fun activities and quizzes.

2. Sticker Dressing: Shakespeare

Rachel Firth

This gorgeous interactive book will introduce kids to the brilliant Bard through super stickers and amazing dressing-up fun! Prepare the actors' costumes as they get ready to take to the stage. This book is a wonderful introduction to Shakespeare, and is sure to inspire a life-long love of the Bard of Avon and his works.

3. Peep Inside the Castle

Anna Milbourne

Kids can discover all sorts of fun facts about life in a castle as they lift the flaps and peep through the holes in this exciting book. They can explore various rooms and find out their functions and who used them. This fantastic introduction to castle life is sure to have kids engrossed.

4. Build the Dragon

Dugald Steer

This unique book allows kids to build a magnificent moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Plus, they can find out loads of fascinating facts about dragons from all around the world, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers.

5. Look Inside: Your Body

Louie Stowell

This fantastic book introduces children to the way their bodies work in a fun and informative way. Perfect for little fingers, it's full of surprises to keep enquiring minds engaged, 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 lots more.

6. First Sticker Book: Optical Illusions

Sam Taplin

Discover the eye-boggling fun of optical illusions with this stunning Usborne book, which contains more than 150 stickers. Watch as mysterious movements, shifting shapes and wobbling arrows are brought to life when the stickers are applied to the pages to complete the images. Great for learning about sight and vision, children will also develop their hand-eye coordination with this mind-bending book.

7. The Mick Inkpen Treasury

Mick Inkpen

This timeless treasury contains seven of Mick Inkpen's classic children's stories, from The Blue Balloon, where Kipper first appears, to Billy's Beetle and Penguin Small. It features a special Kipper bookmark, gatefolds, flaps and a pop-up, all in a beautiful book that kids will cherish.

8. Space Sticker Book

Fiona Watt

This space-tacular book features a light-hearted look at space travel, with scenes depicting the vastness of space, the inside of a space station, and the surface of the moon. It contains hundreds of brilliant stickers, including planets, stars, asteroids, astronauts, rovers and lots more.

9. Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

This beautiful edition of the classic tale features a number of pop-up surprises and exciting sounds, ensuring little ones feel immersed in the adventures of Alice. With spellbinding illustrations, this book will delight adults and children alike with its fantastical storyline and classic characters, including the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter.

10. Magic Painting Book

Fiona Watt

This book provides a truly magical colouring experience. Simply brush water over the stylish black-and-white illustrations and watch them transform before your very eyes, revealing a rainbow of dazzling colours and vibrantly bringing each scene to life.

  • SDSH 5 years +
    Rachel Firth
    5 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £4.00
    The Sticker Dolly Dressing books have been huge hits for the Book People and now we're delighted some of William Shakespeare's much-loved characters, including Hamlet and Macbeth, are part of this bestselling series.

    With over 200 stickers to choose from, children aged 5 and over will have so much fun dressing up the actors as they prepare to take the stage to appear in one of the Bard's famous plays!

    A fun and accessible introduction to the work and characters of Shakespeare, this sticker book is sure to inspire children to look into his works further...
  • AAOUQ 5 years +
    Lewis Carroll
    5 years +
    (4)
    • £13.39
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £1.60

    A beautiful keepsake book of a classic tale, this edition of Lewis Carroll's much-loved Alice in Wonderland features a number of pop-up surprises and exciting sounds that will make little ones feel as if they are joining Alice on her incredible adventures. With stunning colour illustrations, this is a book that will also delight parents with its fantastical storyline and is sure to evoke strong memories from childhood. It features all the beloved characters that have made their mark in literary history including the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts, the Mock Turtle and the Mad Hatter.

  • My School Years!!! - Hardback - 9781474801652
    MYSY 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.50
    Children can record their best school memories with this cool keepsake album. They can store photos and school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things in to the pages.

    There's lots of space for you to write about all your favourite things, from sports and trips to subjects and friends. Plus 25 activities and quizzes to fill in.
  • AEUWQ 5 years +
    Louie Stowell
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £2.00
    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.
  • AIGXS 5 years +
    Mick Inkpen
    5 years +
    • £19.89
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £0.11
    This treasury contains seven of Mick Inkpen's classic children's stories - from The Blue Balloon, where Kipper first appears to Billy's Beetle and Penguin Small. With a special Kipper bookmark, gatefolds, flaps and a simple pop-up this classic collection is a perfect present. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian
  • AOGXE 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £1.10
    A light-hearted look at space travel, with scenes showing the vastness of space, the inside of a space station, and the surface of the moon, plus hundreds of stickers with which to fill the pages - with planets, stars, asteroids, astronauts, rovers and lots more.
  • ANDPG 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £0.10
    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.
  • AOLJI 5 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    5 years +
    • £6.89
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £1.10
    This simple non-fiction book for very young children is filled with facts about life in a castle. Little children can lift the flaps and peep through the holes in the pages to explore various rooms, what they were used for and who by.
  • AVGKQ 5 years +
    Dugald Steer
    5 years +
    • £12.09
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £2.90
    Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from around the world with the 32-page book, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers.
  • FSOI 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
    • Save £2.00
    With over 150 stickers, this Usborne book will introduce children aged 5 and over to the eye-boggling joy of optical illusions.

    There are mysterious movements, shifting shapes and wobbling arrows that will be created when the stickers are stuck on the pages to complete the images. The book also provides scientific explanations for why each illusion happens.

    Ideal for learning about sight and vision, this book can also help children develop their hand-eye coordination skills.