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Creative writing books

Creative writing books

Unlock your child's imagination with these creative writing books, packed with tips and ideas to inspire.

Top title this month: Creative's Writer's Handbook

An engaging handbook with all the help you need to write better stories, blogs, scripts and poetry, with lists of inspiring words and tips on editing and grammar. See how well-known writers put techniques into practice, and try out ideas on the jotting pages. This is a book no young writer should be without. Find out more...

Creative writer's handbook

Write your own...

These write-in activity books help children create their own stories and comics through inspiring tips and activities that will let their imaginations run wild.  

A truly creative book that is bound to inspire the JK Rowlings and Jacqueline Wilsons of the future tBk magazine on Write your own story book

More creative writing books

Take young children on a story-writing journey with My First Story Writing Book, or help older children write blogs, movie scripts, shock journalism and more with the Creative Writing Book.

My first story writing book

My first story writing book

A colourful write-in book for young children, full of curious characters, unusual places and exciting ideas to help them write imaginative stories. This book takes children on a story-writing journey, showing them how to develop characters, plot the beginning, middle and end of a story and create dramatic twists. With fun activities for inspiration, including word games, ‘story mazes’ with ideas for plot twists and writing diary entries for characters, as well as tips on writing descriptively and using similes and metaphors. A fun and creative book that will spark inspiration and let children’s imaginations run wild.


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Creative writing book

Creative writing book

This inspiring book will unlock children’s ideas for writing stories, poems, comics, blogs, reviews, movie scripts and more. As well as activities for writing compelling story outlines, dialogue and lively characters, there are tips for writing horror stories, romance and thrillers, and even shock journalism. With lots of space to write in – but no scary blank pages.


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An exercise book with a difference... Get your little one's creative juices flowing The Independent review of Creative Writing Book

Write your own superhero

Write a story about a character with an amazing super power. Don't forget to include a weakness and powerful enemy to make the story exciting!


Dictionaries and thesauruses

Browse all Usborne dictionaries and thesauruses, to help your child find the right words for their stories.

Usborne Quicklinks

Find lots more tips and inspiration at Usborne Quicklinks, where there are links to carefully chosen websites with writing tips from children's authors, video guides on how to plan a story and lots more.

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