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Animal Wordsearches

Animal Wordsearches

Test your knowledge with over 100 animal-themed wordsearches, covering everything from dogs and rabbits to sloths and giraffes. The wordsearches gradually get harder throughout the book– they’re perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£5.99

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Architecture Scribble Book

Architecture Scribble Book

Think like an architect and plan an underground house, design your own bridge and lots more in this entertaining write-in activity book, filled with ideas to brainstorm, puzzles to solve and objects to design. Includes downloadable templates and links to specially selected websites to find more architecture facts and activities.

£9.99

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Little First Colouring Garden

Little First Colouring Garden

From foxes and frogs to sunflowers and snails, little children can colour lots of animals and plants they might find in a garden in this fun activity book. With simple bold outlines and large areas to colour in, this book is a fun way for young children to develop their pencil control and colouring skills.

£4.99

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Little Lift and Look Jungle

Little Lift and Look Jungle

Follow a little monkey around the jungle, and lift leaves and branches to meet lots of other tropical creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from a sleepy spotty jaguar to a hungry toucan and a slow sloth.

£5.99

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On a Pirate Ship

On a Pirate Ship

Yo-ho-ho! It’s a pirate’s life at sea! Join the hunt for pirate treasure in this jolly little book, with a simple story and charming illustrations by Benji Davies throughout.

£4.99

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Peep Inside a Beehive

Peep Inside a Beehive

Discover how honey is made, what bees do all day and how baby bees are born in this fascinating introduction to the world of bees. With colourful illustrations, flaps to lift and holes to peep through.

£7.99

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Planet Earth Mazes

Planet Earth Mazes

Discover the wonders of life on Earth as you find your way through this selection of mazes. Each maze is more challenging than the last, from navigating rainforests and piles of recycling to climbing mountains and avoiding monsoons. A brilliant way to learn about our planet, with all the answers at the back of the book.

£7.99

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Poppy and Sam's Noisy Tractor

Poppy and Sam's Noisy Tractor

Join Poppy and Sam for a noisy adventure on Apple Tree Farm. Ted’s tractor is out of control – can Poppy and Sam help? Press the buttons on each page of this exciting book to hear sounds that bring the story to life, including Rusty the dog barking, Dolly the carthorse neighing, and the tractor chugging along.

£12.99

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See Inside Germs

See Inside Germs

Explore the microscopic world of bacteria, viruses and other microbes with this fascinating lift-the-flap book. Discover how germs spread, how the immune system works, the amazing vaccines and antibiotics humans have created, and much more. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for activities and videos and up to date information about coronovirus.

£9.99

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Summer Puzzle Pad

Summer Puzzle Pad

This fun-packed pad contains over 100 picture, word and number puzzles that children can enjoy alone or share with friends. Puzzles include a beach wordsearch, a maze leading to a secret den, spotting identical fish at an aquarium and much more. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£6.99

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That's Not My Narwhal

That's Not My Narwhal

Meet five adorable narwhals in this exciting addition to the much-loved That’s not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet narwhals with smooth flippers, fuzzy spots and sparkly horns. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

£6.99

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Under the Sea Matching Games

Under the Sea Matching Games

This fun and simple game for little ones is perfect for developing recognition, memory and communication skills. The box set contains 36 vibrantly illustrated picture cards, 4 bingo boards and a book with instructions and fascinating facts. There are lots of under the sea creatures to match and talk about, including dolphins, walruses, turtles and jellyfish.

£7.99

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Unicorns Puzzle Pad

Unicorns Puzzle Pad

Journey into the magical world of unicorns with this pad full of picture, word and number puzzles that children can enjoy alone or share with friends. Entertaining activities include spotting a unicorn constellation, decorating cupcakes, an autumn wordsearch and lots more. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£6.99

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First Pen Control

First Pen Control

This entertaining book is a great way for children to practise the skills they’ll need before they can write. Fun activities involve drawing straight and wavy lines, tracing over circles and spirals, simple puzzles and more. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back too.

£6.99

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Starting to Write

Starting to Write

This fun book is the perfect introduction to writing letters and simple words, whilst practising pen control. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back plus links to recommended websites with online activities.

£6.99

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Wipe-Clean Comprehension 7-8

Wipe-Clean Comprehension 7-8

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that use basic comprehension skills to understand written English including stories, poems, instructions and more. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

£6.99

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Wipe-Clean Comprehension 8-9

Wipe-Clean Comprehension 8-9

This friendly wipe-clean book is filled with comprehension-based activities that allow children to practise understanding, analysing and interpreting different kinds of writing. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school. The wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

£6.99

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Goose on the Loose

Goose on the Loose

Goose is causing chaos on her high-speed scooter. Can anything stop her in her tracks? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book. With free online audio to listen to the story.

£5.99

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Otters

Otters

How many types of otters are there? What tricks can otters use to catch fish? Where do sea otters sleep? In this book, you’ll find the answers and lots more amazing facts about otters. With simple text and beautiful illustrations, plus Usborne Quicklinks to websites with carefully selected video clips and activities.

£5.99

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The Fox and the Crow

The Fox and the Crow

Fox sees some cheese. Fox WANTS the cheese. There’s just one problem – the cheese belongs to Crow. What will Fox do next? Find out in this lively retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable, specially written for children who are just learning to read, with charming illustrations by John Joven throughout.

£5.99

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Fairy Picnic

Fairy Picnic

The Magic Dolls have been invited to the Fairy Picnic, and the big day has finally arrived. But on the way they discover the Trolls have come down from the High Mountains and are on their way to the picnic too! The Trolls are incredibly clumsy and greedy, and are sure to destroy the picnic. Can the Magic Dolls stop them, before it’s too late?

£5.99

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Dragon Trouble

Dragon Trouble

Meet the princess who loves breaking the rules, and her Royal Unicorn, who happens to be a pig! There’s trouble in store for Unipiggle and Princess Pea when a naughty dragon accidentally magics a dinosaur into Twinkleland… Will the dinosaur CRASH and BASH and SMASH down Twinkleland? Or can Unipiggle and Princess Pea find a way to stop the dino?

£5.99

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