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Get out and about with Usborne nature and outdoors books. 

Usborne outdoors books

The Usborne outdoor book

The Usborne outdoor book

Inspiring ideas for discovering and exploring outdoors, whether that’s a city park, a beach, deep in the woods or even in a garden. Activities for all weathers include building a shelter, stargazing, marking a trail, catching crabs and listening for creatures at night. With tips for identifying wildlife and advice throughout on staying safe.

£9.99

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Full of beautifully illustrated and imaginative ideas for making the most of the great outdoors. The Independent review of the Usborne Outdoor Book
Big picture book outdoors

Big picture book outdoors

The beautiful pictures in this book are full of wildlife to look out for when you’re outdoors. There are birds, butterflies and plants to spot by a river, in the fields or on a city ramble, and pages on the seasons and creatures to look out for after dark. Children will love browsing the pictures at home — then spotting the wildlife outside.

£12.99

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Nature books for young readers

These delightful books for beginner readers are filled with charming illustrations and simple text about animals and nature.

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Lift-the-flap first questions and answers

These delightful books are packed with facts to answer the questions little children ask.

How do flowers grow?

How do flowers grow?

How do flowers grow? Where do seeds come from? Why do leaves fall? Little children can find out the answers to these questions and more in this beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap book. Each page asks a different question, such as “Why do plants have flowers?” The colourful illustrations, large and simple text and chunky flaps reveal the answers. Children can discover a bee’s favourite flower, see inside a spiky conker shell and see how trees lose their leaves in winter. A brilliant introduction to nature and science for curious young minds.

£9.99

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Exquisitely illustrated, a delight to look at. The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2016 judges on How Do Flowers Grow?
Why do we need bees?

Why do we need bees?

Why do we need bees? How do they make honey? And who’s who in a beehive? Children can find the answers to these questions and many more in this informative lift-the-flap book. With colourful illustrations, simple text and chunky flaps to lift, young children can discover lots of amazing facts about bees and why they need our help.

£9.99

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Books for the garden

Venture outdoors with these delightful garden books, featuring sounds, pop-ups, flaps and more to discover.