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Books make lovely presents throughout the year, and Usborne clothbound editions of classic stories make gifts to be treasured. Scroll down for more ideas including gift sets and kits, and the fabulous Slot-together models.

Glorious gift books

These delightfully illustrated hardbacks will delight children, whether they're discovering classic stories for the first time, finding out about the world, or lifting flaps to reveal fairy tale secrets. 

Peep inside a fairy tale: Cinderella

Peep inside a fairy tale: Cinderella

Little children can peep through the laser-cut pages of this magical book and follow Cinderella through a fairytale city to meet her perfect prince. Beneath the flaps they can discover Cinderella’s fairy godmother, her selfish stepsisters and a fabulous golden carriage. A delightful way to introduce children to this much-loved tale.

£9.99

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Peep inside a fairy tale: Little Red Riding Hood

Peep inside a fairy tale: Little Red Riding Hood

An enchantingly illustrated, lift-the-flap version of the classic fairy tale. Little children can peep through intricate, laser-cut holes into the dark woods, lift the flaps to see what's beyond the trees, and keep an eye out for the Big Bad Wolf as they follow Little Red Riding Hood through the fairytale forest.

£9.99

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Slot-together theatre

Press out the pieces and slot them together to create a stunning model theatre. Includes scenery and characters for performances of The Nutcracker and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a QR link to download specially recorded music.

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More gift ideas

Children can get creative with these activity kits – excellent for budding artists, magicians or chefs. 

Sticker activities

Sticker activities

This activity book has a thousand tiny, colourful stickers that children can combine to make anything from a spaceship to a snake. Kids will love creating scenes of rockets in the dark night sky, fish underwater or their own pictures. A brilliantly simple craft book with everything you need for hours of happy creativity.

£9.99

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Big keyboard book

Big keyboard book

This book and touch-sensitive keyboard is a perfect way for children to start making music. There are ten famous tunes to play with both hands, from nursery rhymes to a theme from Swan Lake. Each key has a shape on it to show how to play the tunes and you can listen to all the tunes at the Usborne Quicklinks website to hear how they go.

£14.99

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Gift Finder

If you're still looking for the ideal gift, try the Usborne Gift Finder. Select age and price range and it will find the gift you're looking for.

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