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Build your own motorbikes sticker book

Build your own motorbikes sticker book

Build 21 of the coolest, fastest, most extreme motorbikes in this high-octane sticker book. Children will have hours of fun using the stickers to add wheels, bodywork and cool accessories to motorbikes including a super bike, a drag bike and a superpowered electric bike. There are also statistics for each bike’s speed, horsepower and engine size.

£6.99

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Fingerprint activities: Under the sea

Fingerprint activities: Under the sea

Bursting with fun fingerprinting ideas, this colourful activity book comes with its own inkpad of seven bright colours. Decorate the underwater scenes with sharks, seahorses, narwhals, penguins and even a sunken ship. There are simple instructions showing how to fingerprint each creature and the book has a spiral binding so that it lies flat.

£9.99

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Jungle snap

Jungle snap

There are lots of jungle creatures and objects to match in this entertaining card game for young children. There are 52 snap cards (13 matching sets of 4), with labelled pictures showing a parrot, jaguar, monkey, sloth, chameleon and lots more. The game can be played with fewer cards to make it easier for younger players to join in.

£5.99

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Lift-the-flap bugs and butterflies

Lift-the-flap bugs and butterflies

What makes bees dance? How do bugs find their way at night? Which tiny bugs can build nests taller than a person? Lift the flaps to find out in this fascinating introduction to the world of insects. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites to watch a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, see a firefly, listen to a cricket and lots more.

£9.99

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Little first stickers pets

Little first stickers pets

Fill a park with all kinds of dogs, add toys and tunnels to a hamster home, fill a field with farm animals and much more in this adorable sticker book. With over 250 reusable stickers of dogs, cats, guinea pigs and lots of other pets to add to the pages, plus a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£5.99

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Little sparkly fairies sticker book

Little sparkly fairies sticker book

From a dawn fairy dance in a shimmering summer meadow to a masked ball and an autumn harvest, there are lots of enchanting fairy scenes to bring to life in this magical activity book. With over 250 reusable stickers of fairies, flowers and stars, including lots of sparkly stickers, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£6.99

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Multiplying and dividing activity book

Multiplying and dividing activity book

Make children maths stars with this fun-packed book, bursting with multiplying and dividing activities. Puzzles include using times tables to complete a jungle maze, dividing treasure between pirates, and lots more. Includes spaces for working out, extra practice pages, quick quizzes and sticker rewards.

£6.99

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Peep inside a fairy tale: The Princess and the Pea

Peep inside a fairy tale: The Princess and the Pea

A lonely young prince wants to get married, but how can he find a real princess? Peep through the pages to find out in this enchanting board book, with delicate cutaway scenes, flaps to lift and beautiful illustrations from Ella Bailey. A gorgeous introduction to Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytale.

£9.99

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Planet earth crosswords

Planet earth crosswords

Test your knowledge with over 100 planet earth-themed crosswords, covering everything from animals and plants to cities, countries, continents, rivers and mountains. The crosswords gradually get harder throughout the book, and are 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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Poppy and Sam's first word book

Poppy and Sam's first word book

Each page in this delightful book features a scene full of things to spot and talk about on Apple Tree Farm, from feeding the hens and mending a tractor to having a picnic. There are opportunities for little children to practise their numbers and counting and talk about colours, and a Little Yellow Duck to spot on every page.

£7.99

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Poppy and Sam's sticker book

Poppy and Sam's sticker book

Young children will love exploring Apple Tree Farm in this delightful sticker book, containing over 130 stickers. Scenes to complete using the colourful stickers provided include Dolly the horse’s field, Curly the pig’s pen, Mrs Boot’s hen house and more, and there’s a Little Yellow Duck to spot on every page too.

£5.99

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Quiet time music book

Quiet time music book

Little children can curl up for a peaceful moment in the middle of a busy day with this soothing music book. Simply press the pages to hear five calming classical tunes, including music by Mozart and Schubert. With delightful illustrations by Alison Friend, showing baby animals enjoying the music.

£12.99

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That's not my zebra...

That's not my zebra...

Meet five adorable zebras 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 zebras with hairy tails, fuzzy noses and bumpy hooves. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 8-9

Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 8-9

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with grammar and punctuation activities that help children create noun phrases, use pronouns and adverbials and write paragraphs. 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 creative writing 5-6

Wipe-clean creative writing 5-6

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series supporting the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with creative writing activities that help children use describing words, give stories a beginning, middle and an end and write poems. 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 writing skills 6-7

Wipe-clean writing skills 6-7

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with writing activities that help children write a diary entry, set the scene, write a letter and use describing words. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

£6.99

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New fiction

Girls at War

Girls at War

When Josie goes to stay with her cousin Edith, she’s glad to be starting a new life away from the shame that has haunted her family since her brother chose not to fight in the war. But Edith’s friends keep teasing a shy classmate, and when the bullying goes too far Josie faces a dilemma: if she takes a stand, will Edith tell everyone her secret? A deeply moving account of one girl’s quiet courage set amidst of the terror of the Blitz during the Second World War. This book was previously published as Historical House: Josie Under Fire.

£6.99

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The Wild Folk Rising

The Wild Folk Rising

The City Brothers thought the Country a barren place. Now they know it’s teeming with stargold, Country girl Comfrey and City boy Tin must save the magical Wild Folk from their evil clutches. On a journey from the deadly Underworld to the highest mountain, they’ll need all their courage and ingenuity to stop the devastation of the land they love. A timeless adventure filled with wonder and a crucial environmental message, this is the second and final book in the magical Stargold Chronicles.

£6.99

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Birthday

Birthday

Meet Eric and Morgan. Born on the same day, at the same time, in the same place. They’ve always shared this one day together, but as they grow up they begin to grow apart. Everyone expects Eric to get a football scholarship, but no one knows he’s having second thoughts. Former quarterback Morgan feels utterly alone, as she wrestles with the difficult choice to live as her true self. Both of them are struggling to be the person they know they are. Who better to help than your best friend? Told on one day every year, over six years, this is a story about how change pulls people apart… and how love brings them back together. Not available for purchase in the EU.

£7.99

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