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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. Scroll down for a free creative writing activity booklet.

Usborne Editor/Writer Andy Prentice gives children his top tips on how to write brilliant stories.

Creative writing activity booklet

Free creative writing activity booklet

Download this free booklet to try some sample activities from Write Your Own Story Book. There are story starters and ideas for characters, settings and actions and a story to write.

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Usborne journals

These beautifully designed journals are perfect for carrying around and jotting down ideas as you go. With specially selected website links for more inspiration.

The Nature Journal really helps with learning about nature. I'm really looking forward to taking my journal to the countryside, where I can find out loads about nature! Freya (age 8) reader's review
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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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