Summer books and activities

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Summer activities

Keep kids happy and active this summer with puzzle books and games and lots of ideas for things to do both indoors and outside.

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Displaying 1-25 of 122 books

Summer activity sheets

Here's some summer colouring sheets, puzzles and activities for different ages.

Summer Reading Challenge 2021

The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays in the UK. Children sign up at their local library, then read six library books of their choice to complete the challenge – collecting exclusive rewards along the way!


We're delighted that FIVE brilliant Usborne titles across different genres have been selected as recommended reads this year.

From the blog

Read our top tips on keeping your child reading (and entertained!) this summer.

How to draw a penguin

Penguins are 'flipping' cool, so take some time to chill out and join Candice and Theo for this easy drawing tutorial. Will you give your penguin spikey hair like Theo's penguin?