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See inside space stations and other spacecraft

See inside space stations and other spacecraft

Calling all space cadets! Usborne assigns you a mission to see inside these extraordinary space stations and spacecrafts, from the beginning of the space race to the latest missions to Mars and beyond. With over 70 flaps to lift, plus links to websites with video clips and more information. Published in association with the UK Space Agency.

£9.99

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See inside world religions

See inside world religions

An insightful look at the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions. With over 70 flaps to lift, readers can discover key facts about each religion, differing ideas about God, worship and prayer and colourful festivals and celebrations. Includes Quicklinks to websites with video clips that bring each religion to life.

£9.99

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Baby's very first nature sounds playbook

Baby's very first nature sounds playbook

Babies will love looking at the bright pictures, listening to the sounds, lifting the flaps and running their fingers over the touch-feely patches in this delightful book. They can match the sound buttons to the pictures to hear gentle music and ten different animal sounds, including an owl hooting, bees buzzing and a frog croaking.

£14.99

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Lift-the-flap measuring things

Lift-the-flap measuring things

Master all kinds of measuring with this lift-the-flap introduction to time, speed, length, temperature and more. There are speeds to calculate, thermometers to read, and lengths to measure using the handy pop-out ruler included in the book. An engaging introduction to a key early learning concept, with internet links to find out more.

£9.99

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Dragons

Dragons

This exciting book is full of enormous fire-breathing dragons to colour, from a dragon guarding his secret cave of treasure to baby dragons playing in a lake. Large background areas are already coloured in, so little children can focus on the fun parts – the ferocious dragons, a treasure chest, a frozen castle and lots more.

£3.99

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Fairies

Fairies

A magical activity book filled with fairy scenes to colour, from flower fairies fluttering around a summer garden to the fairy princess’s party at the enchanted palace. The backgrounds are already coloured in, leaving the fun parts for children to colour – the enchanting fairies, delicious fairy cupcakes, butterflies and lots more.

£3.99

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Pirates

Pirates

This pirate-themed colouring book is packed with swashbuckling scenes to colour, from a pirate ship on the high seas, pirates rowing to a desert island, a pirate party and digging for treasure. Large background areas are already coloured in so children can focus on the most exciting parts – the swaggering pirates, a treasure map and much more!

£3.99

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Holiday activity pad

Holiday activity pad

A boredom-busting activity pad that will keep children entertained for hours. Each page has a different location, from an airport and a water park to a science museum and a ski resort. Activities include word, number and logic puzzles that will keep their brains active over the holidays, plus drawing and colouring. All the answers are at the back.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean adding 5-6

Wipe-clean adding 5-6

Children can practise basic addition using numbers up to 20 in this educational activity book, with wipe-clean pages to allow endless practice. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths children learn at school. Answers are included at the back and there are notes for grown-ups too.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean multiplying 6-7

Wipe-clean multiplying 6-7

Help children understand multiplication with this colourful activity book, featuring wipe-clean pages to allow endless practice. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths children learn at school. Activities include number patterns, grouping and a multiplication quiz. Answers are included and there are notes for grown-ups too.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 5-6

Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 5-6

Covering capital letters, punctuation marks and making sentences, the activities in this wipe-clean book will build an understanding of the rules of written English, with endless opportunities for practice. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports and consolidates the English lessons children do at school. Includes notes for grown-ups.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 6-7

Wipe-clean grammar and punctuation 6-7

A wipe-clean book with colourful activities to help children learn about sentence types, nouns, verbs, adjectives and tenses. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series, supporting the English lessons children do at school. The wipe-clean pages provide endless practice, and answers and notes for grown-ups are included at the back of the book.

£6.99

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Wipe-clean times tables 5-6

Wipe-clean times tables 5-6

A colourful wipe-clean book with activities to build confidence in understanding the concept of multiplication. The wipe-clean pages provide endless practice using the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths children learn at school. Includes notes for grown-ups and answers at the back of the book.

£6.99

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Little children's holiday pad

Little children's holiday pad

Keep little ones busy on holiday with this entertaining activity pad, packed with nearly 100 holiday-themed puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches, spot-the-differences and more. The fun activities will help children develop vital reading, writing, counting and observation skills, and all the answers are included at the back of the book.

£7.99

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Map maze book

Map maze book

Travel across continents, walk the streets of famous cities and explore long-lost lands with this super map-themed maze book. Each maze is more challenging than the last, from navigating a safe path through icebergs to taking a whirlwind tour of Great Britain. A brilliant way to learn about maps, with all the answers at the back of the book.

£7.99

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Dream jobs

Dream jobs

Best friends Leyla, Katy and Becca are dreaming about the jobs they might do when they grow up. Use the stickers to dress the dolls for different jobs, from vets in Africa to forensic scientists studying crime scenes. With over 300 reusable stickers of clothing and accessories, this activity book can be enjoyed time and time again.

£6.99

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Victorian patterns to colour

Victorian patterns to colour

Explore and colour the intricate designs of Victorian art and culture, from lavish jewellery and gowns to beautiful stained glass windows. With colouring tips and information about the period, from the power of steam to the ornate architecture of Victorian railway stations. Includes links to specially selected websites for more information.

£5.99

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Wipe-clean garden activities

Wipe-clean garden activities

This fun book is a perfect way for young children to develop their counting, observation and pen control skills. They can spot matching birds, decorate a watering can, count apples in an orchard and lots more. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can revisit their favourite activities again and again.

£5.99

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Farmyard Tales The Old Steam Train

Farmyard Tales The Old Steam Train

What’s that puffing along the old train track? This charming story from the popular Farmyard Tales series has been specially written for beginner readers and features delightful illustrations by Stephen Cartwright and puzzles to solve at the end of the story.

£5.99

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Farmyard Tales The Snow Storm

Farmyard Tales The Snow Storm

It’s snowing on Apple Tree Farm and Woolly the Sheep is missing! Will Poppy and Sam be able to find him? Beginner readers will love this lively story from the popular Farmyard Tales series, delightfully illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. With simple puzzles to check comprehension at the end of the story.

£5.99

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My very first dinosaurs book

My very first dinosaurs book

They hunt! They eat! They fight! This charmingly illustrated book is a perfect way for little children to find out about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, from the horned Triceratops and huge Brachiosaurus to the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex. With lots to spot and talk about, from how big and small dinosaurs were, to where they came from.

£9.99

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My very first our world book

My very first our world book

Curious minds can visit deep blue oceans, lush rainforests and dusty deserts, and find out about day and night and the seasons. With lots to spot and talk about, vivid illustrations and simple language, this is a fun and entertaining way to introduce little children to the world they live in.

£9.99

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Medieval fashion picture book

Medieval fashion picture book

Discover the extravagant fashions worn in the Middle Ages over a thousand years ago, from lavish Burgundian gowns and headdresses to bell-shaped gowns and hair braids worn in the Spanish courts. With contents and index pages for easy reference, plus internet links to specially selected websites with more information.

£9.99

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Pompeii picture book

Pompeii picture book

Discover the history of the bustling Roman city of Pompeii, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, and the wealth of historical information that was left behind. Detailed facts, photographs and illustrations bring the fascinating story to life. With contents and index pages, plus internet links to specially selected websites with more information.

£9.99

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Titanic picture book

Titanic picture book

The Titanic was one of the largest and most luxurious ocean liners ever built. This informative picture book details the ship’s famous story, from construction to details of the crew and passengers and how the ship met its tragic end. With contents and index pages, plus internet links to specially selected websites with more information.

£9.99

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New fiction

After The Fire

After The Fire

The things I’ve seen are burned into me, like scars that refuse to fade. Father John controls everything inside The Fence. And Father John likes rules. Especially about never talking to Outsiders. Because Father John knows the truth. He knows what is right, and what is wrong. He knows what is coming. Moonbeam is starting to doubt, though. She’s starting to see the lies behind Father John’s words. She wants him to be found out. What if the only way out of the darkness is to light a fire?

£8.99

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The Amber Pendant

The Amber Pendant

When Rose Muddle is plucked from the workhouse to become a maid in a grand mansion, she discovers that her new mistress has secret plans for her – plans which involve a strange amber pendant with extraordinary powers. But fearsome enemies lurk in the shadows, intent on finding the mysterious pendant. As the shadows begin to close in, can Rose uncover the truth of her own destiny to stop these forces of evil?

£6.99

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Being Miss Nobody

Being Miss Nobody

... I am Miss Nobody. Rosalind hates her new secondary school. She's the weird girl who doesn't talk. The Mute-ant. And it's easy to pick on someone who can't fight back. So Rosalind starts a blog - Miss Nobody; a place to speak up, a place where she has a voice. But there's a problem... Is Miss Nobody becoming a bully herself?

£6.99

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