A snake, a dog, a seahorse...there's no end to the shapes you can form with these colourful cubes! Twist them this way, that way, flip them over - all manipulating movements that help develop fine motor skills and dexterity.
Our super fluffy, frothy pettiskirts are made from oodles and oodles of soft tulle with ruffle edging - it is made for swirling and twirling in and dancing and fluttering about in - an essential skirt! The tulle skirt is topped with super soft satin and matching bow and an elasticated waist. Perfect for any party and special occasions or even for just playing about in! The pettiskirt comes with a matching satin bow to finish off the outfit in style - your special little girl will be in her element in this outfit and with the added satin hair bow she is all set to go!
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Lovely, exclusively designed by FLOSS & ROCK Tooth Fairy Cushions have a pocket on big enough to hold a £2 coin! Hang on a bedroom door knob or put on the bedside table and wait for the Tooth Fairy to visit!
Part of the "Sew Me Up Creatures" range, this floral rabbit needs some-bunny to love! Just stuff and sew up a template with pre-cut stitch holes to bring this floppy eared bunny to life - come on, hop to it!
Contents: Bunny body, stuffing, plastic needle, thread and instructions.
100 decorated tear-out sheets to fold into dragon-themed paper gliders, including fearsome fire-breathers, many-headed monsters, scaly sea serpents, a mechanical dragon and lots more. Includes detailed folding instructions for four different types of dragon, from Razorwing to Skyskimmer the glider, in the fold-out front cover of the book. With dragon master challenges to test the dragons’ accuracy, distance and endurance.
Packed with brilliantly designed paper planes to make and fly, ranging from fighter planes to space rockets and creepy flying bugs. Features four different models to perfect, each with their own concise instructions on how to best fold and fly them. Printed on special tear-out pages, each of the 100 planes features a unique design. A brilliant present, or great to use as party favours.
A colourful sticker book full of busy scenes of life in fairy land. Children can spot items such as daisy chains, flying carpets and writing quills in the main picture, then find and match the corresponding sticker. Provides hours of spotting and sticking fun that will also help children develop vital skills.
There are dozens of different animals to discover in this fun sticker book. With over 450 stickers, children will love placing the right stickers on the different scenes. This title includes four Usborne First Sticker Books: Animal, Zoo, Pets and Under the sea
This book contains the following titles: Little dragon, Princess and the pig, Royal broomstick and Tournament. A collection of four delightful stories about Princess Alice, specially written for young children who are just beginning to read. Stephen Cartwright’s lively illustrations will inspire young readers as well as giving clues to the words and their meanings. The book has a padded cover with rounded corners, making it a great value gift for young children.
A high-octane sticker book with over 10 pages of stickers with which young car enthusiasts can customise a range of supercars. Complete each car by adding wheels, headlights and trim – includes a rally car, a Le Mans car, a Pro Mod racer, an SUV and many more.
Build 22 of the strongest and bravest superheroes in the galaxy with this exciting activity book. There are ten pages of stickers of masks, wings, armour and capes to build heroic characters such as Mason who fires plasma, and Hacker who can clone anyone on the planet. Includes data tables of each hero’s strength, skill and powers.
The ever-popular fairy tale, specially retold and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures for beginner readers. Poor Cinderella is made to cook and clean for her stepsisters , and her wicked stepmother won’t even let her go to the Royal Ball. But then, in a flurry of sparkles, her Fairy Godmother arrives and everything changes... Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
Two books in one, this bumper activity book is full of sticker and colouring fun in the magical world of the fairy folk. Children can colour in scenes of a magical fairy castle, fairies making beautiful dresses and baking delicious cakes, an enchanting fairy party and more. With over 100 stickers of fairies, flowers and beautiful fairy costumes to complete scenes such as a secret garden, a fairy tea party and a fairy palace.
A stylish and sophisticated book full of beautiful fairies to colour. Each page includes information about different kinds of fairy folk from myth and legend, from woodland fairies to fairy animals like unicorns and fauns. Scenes to colour include a sinister goblin market, a Midsummer’s Eve celebration and a medieval fairy ride through the woods. Not just for children, these beautiful illustrations will appeal to anyone who loves the delicate charm of traditional fairies.
Brush the pages of this book with water and see the fairies and flowers in the enchanted garden burst into beautiful colour! Each page has intricate, black and white illustrations of a fairy garden covered in snow, a lake of lily pads, a fairy fruit patch and lots more. With a fold-out back cover to prevent colours running onto the page beneath.
Sam’s pet kitten has gone missing. Can Sam, Poppy and Ted find her? This delightful story from the popular Farmyard Tales series has been specially written for children who are learning to read and includes simple reading puzzles at the back of the book.
Ears the donkey is up to mischief! Will she still be able to win a prize in the village show? Beginner readers will love this lively story from the popular Farmyard Tales series, delightfully illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, and with puzzles to solve at the end of the story.
Poppy and Sam have found a pony in a field near Apple Tree Farm. It’s lonely and hungry. Can they help it? Find out in this lively Usborne First Reading story for beginner readers from the ever-popular Farmyard Tales series. There are charming illustrations by Stephen Cartwright on every page, plus puzzles to solve at the end of the story.
Splash, bang, hiss... Follow Ted's disastrous tractor journey in this well-loved story set on Apple Tree Farm. Featuring Mrs Boot the farmer, her children Poppy and Sam, and a menagerie of friendly animals including Curly the pig, Woolly the sheep and Rusty the dog. This charming story for beginner readers is part of the Usborne First Reading programme. There are puzzles to solve at the back of the book, too!
A fresh new edition of the hugely popular Usborne First Cookbook. Introduces beginner cooks to the basic techniques of cooking through a selection of favourite recipes, including spaghetti bolognese, chocolate brownies, sausage rolls and pancakes. Each recipe contains clear and simple instructions in both word and picture form, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright’s busy team of little cooks. With concealed spiral binding to make the book practical and easy to use in the kitchen
Young football fans can kick themselves into action and make lots of fantastic footy things with this awesome activity book. Projects include a flicking football game, a 3D penalty shoot-out and a league table with slot-in football shirts, all from everyday household items. Every activity is clearly illustrated in an appealing and colourful style, with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An ideal distraction for those days when you can’t make it out onto the pitch this summer!
A fascinating introduction to the human body that answers key biology questions such as ‘What is blood for?’, ‘What do muscles look like?’ and ‘How many bones does a body have?’. Each page covers a different topic such as the skeleton, muscles, circulation, the digestive system, cells and more, with anatomical-style illustrations and colour photographs. With over 130 stickers of organs, bones, x-rays, scans and cells to help children learn about the human body and how it works
A book of ten delightful animal stories, including mischievous monkeys, sly foxes and silly chickens. Includes well-known classics such as Chicken Licken, The Billy Goats Gruff, The Hare and the Tortoise and The Goose that laid the Golden Eggs. Each story is brought to life with vivid illustrations. A gorgeous gift featuring a robust hardback cover and a ribbon marker.
Eight delightful tales of heart-warming fun and adventure. Stories include “King Donkey Ears”, “The Enormous Turnip”, “Danny the Dragon”, “The Inch Prince”, “Androcles and the Lion”, “Stone Soup”, “The Clumsy Crocodile” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. Each story is brilliantly illustrated by artists from the Usborne Young Reading Programme.
A gorgeously illustrated collection of stories that brings much-loved classics together with some rarer tales. There are enchantments to break, glass hills to climb, giants to defeat and true love to find in stories such as The Frog Prince, The Light Princess, Cinderella and The Grateful Prince. Finished to a high standard and colourfully illustrated, this hardback book would make a beautiful gift. Ideal for sharing together, the simple text also makes this book perfect for confident readers to enjoy alone.
A fun book full of puzzles, spot the difference, colouring activities and lots more to keep children busy. Little children can help bees find their favourite flower, draw frogs on a lily pad, colour decorations for delicious cupcakes, find a path through the clouds for a hot-air balloon and lots more. With four pages of stickers to add to the activities. Perfect for dipping in and out of whether at home, on holiday, or out and about.
Pony-mad children will love this magical activity book, filled with dolls to dress and horses to decorate. Each page features a different scene, including a fairytale ball, a rodeo, a flower meadow and more. With over 300 reusable stickers of clothes, flowers and accessories, and a fold-out back cover for parking spare stickers when not in use.
This enchanting little book for young children is full of princess dolls to dress with 200 reusable stickers of delightful outfits. Dress Princess Mako in her Japanese robes, find a Russian gown for Princess Natalia’s summer party and dress Princess Polly for a masked ball. The back cover folds out to ‘park’ stickers while you dress the dolls.
A pack of wipe-clean cards bursting with puzzles and games to put your logic skills to the test. Use the special pen to work out the answers on the cards, and wipe them clean to try again. Great entertainment for all the family - includes all the answers on separate cards.
Dive into the enchanting underwater world of mermaids in this delightful activity book. Follow the simple steps to make a shell purse, coral necklace, pop-up mermaid card and more. Each of the seventeen activities is clearly illustrated with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.
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.
Oliver Moon is excited about the Festival of Magic parade, until he's given the rubbish job of litter collector. How boring! He decides to liven things up with the help of his new pet dragon, but then disaster strikes... Oliver and his pet dragon liven things up at the Festival of Magic parade! Packed with comic exploits, extraordinary characters and more than a handful of magic. Featuring the hilarious illustrations of Jan McCafferty.
Oliver Moon isn't keen on the new boy at Magic School. Casper thinks he's the best at everything and tries to prove it by challenging Oliver to a scary spell-off. Can Oliver win the day with his trusty magic wand – or does the whole thing spell trouble? Can Oliver win the day with his trusty magic wand – or does the whole thing spell trouble? Packed with comic exploits, extraordinary characters and more than a handful of magic. Featuring the hilarious illustrations of Jan McCafferty.
Mildew Cottage is perfect for Oliver Moon's summer holiday. It's cold, dark and – best of all – haunted! Oliver's parents aren't so happy. They're fed up with the spooky noises in the woods, so Oliver decides to go ghostbusting with his new friend, Wilf. But is Oliver's hairy pal all that he seems? Oliver goes ghostbusting with his new friend, Wilf - but is his hairy pal all that he seems? Packed with comic exploits, extraordinary characters and more than a handful of magic. Featuring the hilarious illustrations of Jan McCafferty.
A delightful picture book for young children to explore the wonders of the seashore and all the amazing creatures that inhabit it, from snappish seagulls to bashful hermit crabs. Gorgeous pastel illustrations evoke all the charm and magic of a trip to the seaside. The simple accompanying text both engages and informs.
If you peep into the night sky and see the Moon and twinkling stars, you’re peeping right out into space! Lift the flaps and peep through the holes in the pages to discover the planets in our solar system, see astronauts on the International Space Station and find out what else is in space in this beautifully illustrated book for little children.
Sail the seven seas with this write-on, tear-off activity pad. Packed with puzzles, colouring, doodling, drawing and games. Includes picture puzzles, word puzzles, simple logic puzzles, odd ones out, spot the difference and lots, lots more.
An interactive book with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about science. Children can lift the flaps to discover the answers to questions such as How do bodies grow? Why do astronauts float? Where does lightning strike? and lots more. Includes links to carefully selected websites with even more answers to simple science questions.
Twenty earth and pocket-friendly projects including cardboard tube people, plastic bag beads and paper gift-bags, all made by recycling materials found at home. Contains tips on safely recycling materials including how to strip a plastic wire, paint over patterned cardboard and cut a cardboard tube. Illustrated with clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
A book and rubber stamp set, with six colourful ink pads. The book is bursting with ideas for making pictures with the circles, triangles, squares and petal shapes on the stamps. Step-by-step instructions show how to make animals, robots, a princess’s ball gown and a castle and there’s lots of space for children to fill with their own picture
How do spies create and crack codes? What hi-tech gadgets do they use and what do field agents and intelligence analysts actually do? This fascinating look at the shadowy world of espionage is illustrated with picture strip stories and colourful photographs. It’s ideal for reluctant readers and those who prefer facts to fiction.
Complete beginners can learn how to draw all kinds of animals, from a koala to a llama, a scorpion to an armadillo, in this fun drawing book. Each page has colourful, step-by-step instructions with space to practise and doodle in. Includes additional hints and tips for drawing animals in their natural habitats, changing their facial expressions and colouring in.
A fun and challenging, farm-themed adventure for young children, with a picture puzzle to solve on every double page. Beth and Harry have been left in charge of Puzzle Farm. There are stickers to add and puzzles to solve as they search for lost animals, dodge angry bulls, dash through fields of scarecrows and more. Helps to develop essential skills including visual discrimination, sorting and matching, maths and logic. Hints, along with the answers to all the puzzles, are included at the back of the book.
Katy and Tim have been invited to a party in Puzzle Town, but they don’t know where the party is. Follow Katy and Tim on a topsy-turvy trail of clues through the town by adding stickers to a maze, solving counting puzzles and finding a safe way for Katy and Tim to cross the busy town. Helps develop essential skills including visual discrimination, sorting and matching, maths and logic, with over 170 stickers to add. Hints, along with the answers to all the puzzles, are included at the back of the book.
A fabulously sparkling new addition to the bestselling Usborne Touchy-feely series, which boasts over 1 million sales worldwide Will appeal to the imagination of young children as they explore the different materials The enduring appeal of Rachel Wells’s colourful and bold illustrations combined with a variety of textures make these books pre-school classics
A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Bright, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every page. Helps very young children develop language and sensory skills. Series awarded "Best Buy" by readers of Prima magazine. A perfect gift for young children.
The classic tale of the mischievous elves who make beautiful shoes when nobody is looking, especially re-written for children starting to read on their own, and gorgeously illustrated on every page. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed in conjunction with reading experts.
Whether you’re in a car, train, boat or plane, long journeys will pass by in a flash with this fun-packed pad. Includes over 200 tear-out pages packed with pen-and-paper puzzles to keep the whole family entertained, wherever you happen to be! Includes picture puzzles, holiday dot-to-dots and space for doodling and colouring. Perfect for slipping into your hand luggage.
Enter a magical world where unicorns sleep under starry skies, graze in sunny meadows, fly around a majestic rainbow and roam the garden of an ice castle. With over 250 stickers of unicorns, flowers and other adorable creatures, including 80 extra-special sparkly stickers to decorate the pages.
The prehistoric world comes back to life in this fabulously illustrated book. Visually exciting and highly informative, it traces the development of dinosaurs, shows how the evidence is pieced together, and describes the latest discoveries. With internet links to recommended websites with reconstructions, animations and the latest information.
A fantastic write-in book that helps children learn to write their own stories. Includes lots of different writing activities including a fictional school journal, writing a comic strip, and forming a story around a picture. Packed with writing tips and a 'storywriting toolkit' to inspire budding authors. Concealed spiral binding that allows the book to open flat but doesn't get in the way as you write.