Great books for keeping the kids busy

Busy Builders: Farm

Busy Builders: Farm

Timothy Knapman, Carles Ballesteros

This fascinating, 32-page book on farming gives an insight into everything from sowing seeds to shearing sheep. Build your own 94-cm farm playset! The perfect package for budding farmers, this illustrated 32-page...

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Magical Rainbow Slime

Magical Rainbow Slime

Scholastic

All you need to know to create magical unicorn poop, fluffy unicorn-mane putty, and much more! More than 30 easy step-by-step recipes teach you how to make all kinds of safe and enchanting slime, including rainbow slime, shiny...

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Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie Paper Doll

Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie Paper Doll

Isabel Sanchez Vegara

A gift edition of Marie Curie Little People, Big Dreams with press out doll and accessories.Meet Marie Curie, in this Paper Doll gift edition of the best-selling title. The slip case contains: one drawer...

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The World of David Walliams: Book of Stuff

The World of David Walliams: Book of Stuff

David Walliams

A spectacularly funny feast of all things Walliams for super-fans, new fans and anyone who likes laughing out loud a lot. In glorious colour throughout!

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The Treehouse Fun Book 3

The Treehouse Fun Book 3

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

The third activity book, bursting with three times the fun, based on the exciting world of the bestselling Treehouse series.

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Build the Shark

Build the Shark

Barbara Taylor, Galia Bernstein, Mark Ruffle

See sharks like you never have before through colourful illustrations, fascinating facts and finally by building your own great white.      

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101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes)

101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes)

David Astle

101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes) is a mini-dictionary jam-packed with unusual or interesting words, followed by a fun and descriptive definition for each one.Filled with silly pictures and strange wordy facts, this is...

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How Airports Work

How Airports Work

Lonely Planet Kids, Clive Gifford, James Gulliver Hancock, Tom Cornell

Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek...

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Woo's Wonderful World of Maths

Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths

Eddie Woo

Eddie Woo is on a mission: to show us that maths is the language of the universe.

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Egypt Magnified

Egypt Magnified

David Long, Harry Bloom

Grab your magnifying glass and explore the sights and sounds of ancient Egypt in this fascinating search-and-find adventure, packed with over 200 things to spot.

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Adam Spencer's The Number Detective

Adam Spencer’s The Number Detective

Adam Spencer

After the runaway bestsellers Enormous Book of Numbers (2015) and Number Crunchers (2016), Australia's funniest maths dude is back with another bumper activity book for young and eager minds. Bursting with games,...

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Passport: An Activity Book

Passport: An Activity Book

Robin Jacobs

The exact shape and size of a passport, this little book offers a range of delightful activities for young globetrotters.

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Build the T. Rex

Build the T. Rex

Mark Ruffle, Galia Bernstein, Darren Naish

See the T. Rex like never before, with colourful illustrations, fascinating facts about dinosaurs and by building your very own T. Rex skeleton

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The Official Minecraft Annual 2019

The Official Minecraft Annual 2019

Mojang AB

The official Minecraft Annual 2019 is a celebration of Minecraft's Year of Building. Inside you'll find build ideas, fun activities and a showcase of the Minecraft community's most impressive community builds. You'll also hear...

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Horrible Christmas

Horrible Christmas

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Horrible Christmas is filled with all the festive facts every Horrible Histories reader wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask!     

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Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records

The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. <br...

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Honeydukes: A Scratch and Sniff Adventure

Honeydukes: A Scratch and Sniff Adventure

Daphne Pendergrass

Harry Potter fans can scratch and savour the scents of delectable confections straight from the shelves of Honeydukes! Look back on the most mouthwatering Harry Potter movie moments in this beautiful, scented hardback, perfect for...

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100 Things for Little Children to Do on a Journey

100 Things for Little Children to Do on a Journey

Usborne

A brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long journeys. Ages 3+

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Miffy: A First Lift-the-Flap Book

Miffy: A First Lift-the-Flap Book

Dick Bruna

Miffy: A First Lift-the-Flap Book is a great introduction to Miffy's world! Find out who Miffy's friends are, what mother and father bunny look like and how they spend their day together! Lots of Miffy moments to share.

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Build Your Own Monsters Sticker Book

Build Your Own Monsters Sticker Book

Simon Tudhope

Build 18 of the biggest, baddest, most terrifying monsters from the land of Ravenhold. There are ten pages of hair-raising stickers to help you build a giant sea monster, a double-headed dragon, and many other sinister creatures....

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Tales from Outer Suburbia (Book and Jigsaw Puzzle Set)

Tales from Outer Suburbia (Book and Jigsaw Puzzle Set)

Shaun Tan

This very special book and jigsaw puzzle set includes the internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning Tales From Outer Suburbia and a jigsaw of the 'The Tuesday Afternoon Reading Group'. The 700 mm x 500 mm jigsaw comprises 750...

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Cookies!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Cookies!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Lotta Nieminen, Meagan Bennett

Bake cookies from scratch inside this interactive recipe book - sift the flour, whisk the sugar, crack the egg, pour the chocolate chips, and more!

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Fantastically Great Women Who Made History Activity Book

Fantastically Great Women Who Made History Activity Book

Kate Pankhurst

Join even more of the world's most inspiring women in this amazing activity book based on Kate Pankhurst's Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful...

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Press Out and Decorate: Flamingos, Llamas and Other Cool Things

Press Out and Decorate: Flamingos, Llamas and Other Cool Things

Kate McLelland

Each press-out design is intricately decorated with turquoise foil and perfect for all ages to decorate. Featuring 20 unique designs, the press-out pieces can be slotted together to create super-cool three-dimensional ornaments or...

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Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists

Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists

Andrea Beaty

An empowering, hands-on STEM project book featuring bestselling character Ada Twist, Scientist!

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Harry Potter: Houses of Hogwarts Creativity Journal

Harry Potter: Houses of Hogwarts Creativity Journal

Jenna Ballard

Packed with prompts, pages for doodling, and guided lists of favourite movie moments, this hardcover guided journal is perfect for fans looking to show their house pride!

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The Moomin Craft Book

The Moomin Craft Book

Macmillan Children's Books

A beautiful and stylish gift book filled with unique handcrafted projects, inspired by Tove Jansson's artwork and the world of the Moomins.

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LEGO Ninjago: Ninja Vs. Dragon Hunters + Minifigure

LEGO Ninjago: Ninja Vs. Dragon Hunters + Minifigure

Ameet Studio

This latest full-colour activity book is packed with puzzles and games based on the latest LEGO Ninjago theme! Over 30 pages of cool comics, activities, and more. Includes a cool NINJAGO mini-figure!

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Marvel: Spider-Man Activity Bag

Marvel: Spider-Man Activity Bag

This activity bag contains a 24-page colouring book, a 24-page puzzle pad and six colouring pencilsperfect for entertaining Spider-Man fans.

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Origami Games for Kids Kit

Origami Games for Kids Kit

J. Stern

Kids will love to fold the papers in this kit then decorate them with stickers. But that's just the beginning! The paper models can be used to play 15 simple but highly entertaining games that will keep kids engaged for hours and...

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Unicorn Crafts

Unicorn Crafts

Isabel ,Urbrina Gallego

Welcome to the world of unicorns! This book explores the magic and fun of these majestic animals, with dozens of entertaining projects dreamt up by popular YouTuber and blogger Isabel Urbina Gallego. There's no...

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Scribble Yourself Feminist

Scribble Yourself Feminist

Chidera Eggerue, Manjit Thapp

Scribble yourself feminist with this amazing journal, designed to empower, inspire and entertain. To include- - A series of colouring pages, featuring inspirational quotes and feminist heroes from around the world. - Witty...

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How to Ninja: Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja Activity Book

How to Ninja: Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja Activity Book

Marcus Emerson

So, you want to be a ninja? Well, you've come to the right place...I mean right book. Being a ninja is more than just flying kicks and lightning fists. You've got to be able to solve puzzles, crack codes, find clues, chase bad...

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Peppa Pig: Practise with Peppa: Wipe-clean Dot-to-Dot

Peppa Pig: Practise with Peppa: Wipe-clean Dot-to-Dot

Peppa Pig

Join all the dots and practise your drawing, counting and writing in this fantastic Peppa Pig dot-to-dot activity book. It comes with a wipe-clean pen so you can complete it again and again, providing endless fun!

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Where's the Unicorn Now?: A Magical Search-and-Find Book

Where’s the Unicorn Now?: A Magical Search-and-Find Book

Paul Moran, Sophie Schrey

Michael O'Mara presents the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2017 bestselling title Where's the Unicorn?

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Magic Painting Unicorns

Magic Painting Unicorns

Fiona Watt, Camilla Garafano

Brush water over the black and white illustrations and watch the magical scenes burst into colour! Sixteen detailed scenes include unicorns playing in a waterfall, collecting apples in an orchard, flying over a rainbow and more....

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Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder

Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder

Alom Shaha, Emily Robertson

Don't worry if you don't know the answers, you soon will! Learn about sound by making wine glasses sing, investigate chemical reactions with vitamin-powered rockets, and explore Newton's Third Law by making balloon-driven cars....

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Alphabet Street

Alphabet Street

Jonathan Emmett, Ingela Peterson Arrhenius

There's so much to discover in this ingenious little book! Read the story, lift the flaps, enjoy the funny rhyming text, learn the letters of the alphabet and, then, when you're finished, flip the book and have fun with the...

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I am a Wonder Woman

I am a Wonder Woman

Ellen Bailey, Sophie Beer, Lauren Farnsworth

An inspirational look at some of the most amazing women in history, complete with creative fill-in elements to spark imagination.

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Dot-to-Dot

Dot-to-Dot

Star Wars

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David Astle's Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle’s Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle

A fun-filled, action-packed activity book by Australia's funniest and best-loved word guy! David Astle's Gargantuan Book of Words is jam-packed with wordy puzzles and other twisty tricks of the tongue. From the author of...

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Press Out and Decorate: Unicorns

Press Out and Decorate: Unicorns

Kate McLelland

Each press-out design is intricately decorated with pink foil and perfect for all ages to decorate. From flying unicorns and shooting stars to fluffy clouds and rainbows, these gorgeous press-out pieces look elegant in white and...

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Little People, Big Dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst Paper Doll

Little People, Big Dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst Paper Doll

Sanchez Vegara Isabel

A gift edition of Little People, Big Dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst with press out doll and accessories.Meet Emmeline Pankhurst, in this Paper Doll gift edition of Little People, Big Dreams. The slip case...

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Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass

Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass

David Long, Harry Bloom

Grab your magnifying glass and seek out history's most notorious pirates in this swashbuckling search-and-find adventure, packed with over 200 things to spot.

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Maps Activity Pad

Maps Activity Pad

Sam Smith

Navigate your way through the Galapagos Islands, track down buried treasure, search for a long-lost temple and much more in this entertaining map-themed activity pad. Each brightly illustrated map is crammed full of things to spot...

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Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

An empowering, hands-on STEM project book featuring beloved character Iggy Peck, Architect!

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Buildings of Melbourne Colouring Book

Buildings of Melbourne Colouring Book

Lewis Brownlie

Buildings of Melbourne Colouring Book features 21 of Melbourne's most beautiful and iconic buildings.

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Little Sticker Dolly Dressing Mermaid

Little Sticker Dolly Dressing Mermaid

Fiona Watt, Lizzie Mackay

An enchanting little sticker book full of mermaids for young children to dress. With over 200 stickers of sparkly mermaid tails, friendly sea creatures, shell jewellery and seaweed skirts to add as the mermaids swim in a coral...

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Minecraft Mobestiary

Minecraft Mobestiary

Mojang AB

Written by a naturalist who has made it his life's work to study Minecraft's mobs, and illustrated with field sketches, Minecraft Mobestiary is the definitive guide to every mob in the game. You'll find little-known facts about...

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Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts

Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts

Good Wives and Warriors

You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? This fantastical flipbook collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world, then lets you mix and match their fronts and backs...

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Build the Dragon

Build the Dragon

Dugald A. Steer (Author), Jonathan Woodward, Douglas Carrel (Illustrator)

Enter the magical realm of dragons with this interactive guide. Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from...

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To the Ends of the Earth and Back Again: The Longest Colouring Book in the World

To the Ends of the Earth and Back Again: The Longest Colouring Book in the World

Good Wives and Warriors

A beautiful colouring book adventure that takes you on an enchanting quest through magical forests, into deep dark caves, over mystic lagoons and up castle turrets right the way around a fairytale world... and home again!

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This Book Thinks You're a Maths Genius

This Book Thinks You’re a Maths Genius

Mike Goldsmith, Harriet Russell

A creative and fun approach to math (and problem solving) for children who love hands-on learning

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The Big Earth Book

The Big Earth Book

Lonely Planet, Mark Brake, Brendan Kearney

Planet Earth. Four elements. One incredible story. We take kids on a rollercoaster ride through history, geography and science to show how four elements - earth, fire, air and water - created the world and everything that exists...

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What to Draw and How to Draw It for Kids

What to Draw and How to Draw It for Kids

Charlotte Pepper

What to Draw and How to Draw it for Kids is a fun and useful book to develop the creative skills of budding illustrators everywhere.

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A Thousand Billion Things (and Some Sheep)

A Thousand Billion Things (and Some Sheep)

Loic Clement, Anne Montel

There are so many more exciting things to do than go to bed each night! This story, perfect for fans of Where's Wally? and other search-and-find titles, will keep eagle-eyed readers entertained for hours.

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The Line: An Adventure into the Unknown

The Line: An Adventure into the Unknown

Keri Smith

A deceptively simple adventure into the unknown using only paper, a pencil and a single line

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Dinosaur Detective's Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Dinosaur Detective’s Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Sophie Guerrive

A hide-and-seek adventure with the Dinosaur Detective, which will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills.

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Deep in the Forest: A Seek-and-Find Adventure

Deep in the Forest: A Seek-and-Find Adventure

Josef Anton, Lucie Brunelliere

Deep in the Forest is as much a visual treat as it is an introduction to exotic animals.

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Maze Hop: Time Travel

Maze Hop: Time Travel

Anna Brett, Tom Woolley (Professor and Architect, Rachel Bevan Architects)

Join George and his dog Milly in a fantastic journey through time with a book so interactive it's almost a real-life trip! This is the maze book to top all maze books! Help George find a way around a half-page maze then flip the...

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Where's Wally? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you've never seen them before!

Where’s Wally? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you’ve never seen them before!

Martin Handford

Celebrate the first 30 years of Where's Wally? with this exclusive anniversary album from Wally to his fans. Join Wally as he handpicks his top ten journeys of all time, with lots of terrific twists! Fantastic scenes are...

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Baby Fish: Finger Puppet Book

Baby Fish: Finger Puppet Book

Yu-Hsuan Huang

Bright art and simple, child-friendly text, plus an adorable animal finger puppet!

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Where's Your Creativity?

Where’s Your Creativity?

Aaron Rosen, Riley Watts, Marika Maijala

Where's your creativity? It's all around you! It's the tingle in your toes, or the hop in your step when you have a brand new idea. It makes you want to do something that hasn't been done before.

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Record Breaking Paper Airplanes Kit

Record Breaking Paper Airplanes Kit

Andrew Dewar, Kostya Vints

Make paper airplanes based on the fastest, longest-flying planes in the world! Paper airplane expert Andrew Dewar presents this new collection of 16 original high-performance paper airplanes

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Origami Dinosaurs Kit: Prehistoric Fun for Everyone

Origami Dinosaurs Kit: Prehistoric Fun for Everyone

Michael G. LaFosse

This origami art book features the work of 25 contemporary master folders who are among the most innovative origami artists working today.

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Press Out and Colour: Birds

Press Out and Colour: Birds

Zoe Ingram

Each press-out design is intricately decorated with foil and perfect for all ages tocolour in. Featuring 10 unique designs, the press-out pieces can be slotted togetherto create bright and cheerful hanging ornaments. From a chirpy...

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The Official Pokemon Encyclopedia

The Official Pokemon Encyclopedia

Pokemon

Gotta catch 'em all! Immerse yourself in the Pokemon universe with this ultimate guide to the Pokemon animated series.

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Peep Inside the Jungle

Peep Inside the Jungle

Anna Milbourne, Simona Dimitri

Down in the jungle there's a chatter and a squawk. Is it the mummy tiger with her cubs? A bright-eyed tree frog? A bird of paradise or a honey bear having a midnight snack? Children can peep under the leaves and between the trees...

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Find Me: A Hide-and-Seek Book

Find Me: A Hide-and-Seek Book

Anders Arhoj

Are you ready to play? Your eyes will spy an over-the-top, hide-and-seek extravaganza!

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Star Wars: Cross Stitch

Star Wars: Cross Stitch

Star Wars

Bring a touch of the Force to your crafting with Star Wars Cross Stitch! This fun, accessible kit features a full-color book with 12 cross-stitch patterns, graded in difficulty from Padawan to Jedi Master, and background on the...

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Illuminature: Discover 180 animals with your magic three colour lens

Illuminature: Discover 180 animals with your magic three colour lens

Rachel Williams, Carnovsky

Explore ten of the world's most diverse environments and reveal their hidden secrets with a magic coloured lens that illuminates each page in a kaleidoscope of colour.

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The Treehouse Fun Book

The Treehouse Fun Book

Andy Griffiths, Jill Griffiths, Terry Denton

Plunge into the crazy world of the bestselling Treehouse series in an activity book like no other.

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Ed Emberley Alphabet Blocks

Ed Emberley Alphabet Blocks

Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley is a Caldecott award-winning children's book illustrator and writer who has been creating original books since the 1960s. He has written and illustrated more than 100 books, including his beloved how-to-draw books for...

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