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101 Things for Kids to do Screen-Free

101 Things for Kids to do Screen-Free

‘Packed with original ideas.’ – the Telegraph on 101 Things for Kids To Do on a Rainy Day

‘A quarter of the price of a theme-park ticket and delivers significantly better value for money.’ – the Independent on 101 Things for Kids To Do Outside



From bestselling kids’ activity author Dawn Isaac comes this exciting new volume full of creative, fun and occasionally silly ideas for games and activities.

From creating a mini golf course to mastering hands-free eating, from squirt gun painting to microwave mug cakes, every single activity is fun, easy and 100 per cent screen free. With exciting makes including no-sew sock creatures and stress balls, and wacky games such as outdoor noughts and crosses and thumb wrestling tournaments, Dawn’s engaging and entertaining ideas are sure to provide hours of fun.

So put away your tablets and mobile phones, switch off the TV and leave the computer alone – it’s time to get screen free.
Beginner Magic: Easy Mind and Body Tricks

Beginner Magic: Easy Mind and Body Tricks

Great magicians always have a few mid and body tricks in their repertoire so why not learn some yourself? These tricks don’t require any equipment at all – just your mind and your body. You can amaze your friends with tricks like the ‘body controller’ or the ‘invisible attack’ trick whenever you have a spare moment.

Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
Chess for Kids

Chess for Kids

This is the perfect introduction to chess for children from the age of seven upwards. The book contains 30 short lessons, starting with learning about the board and the pieces, then the moves of each piece in turn, then the vital concepts of check, checkmate and stalemate, and finally basic strategy and thinking skills. Quizzes and puzzles reinforce what the children learn.

The book uses the characters of the 7-year-old twins Sam and Alice who are always arguing and fighting. They decide to join the army where they are told about an impending invasion of aliens from the planet Caïssa. The outcome of the invasion will be decided by a game of living chess. During their lessons they learn about the battlefield and the different types of soldier and get to play the part of each in turn.
Cool Stuff to Grow

Cool Stuff to Grow

Do you think you have the green-fingered touch? This book will inspire you to grow your own flowers, vegetables, herbs and other plants. Simple miniature gardens, displays and recipes will help you make loads of brilliant garden crafts and tasty snacks too.

You don’t need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials – many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things.

Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
Cool Stuff to Make With Paper

Cool Stuff to Make With Paper

You don’t need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials – many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things.

Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
Cool Stuff to Sew

Cool Stuff to Sew

Think you could be the next big thing in sewing? Master some sewing basics and then try your hand at making your own bag, some amazing decorations and all the other crafty creations in this book.

You don’t need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials – many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things.

Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
Explore!: Fairgrounds

Explore!: Fairgrounds

Welcome to the world of fairgrounds! Learn about the history of fairgrounds around the world, their art and music, and the people who run them. Find out about the science behind fairground rides, read an interview with a girl who grew up in a showman community, make your own fairground ride and discover amazing fairground facts and stats.
FORTNITE Official: Poster Book

FORTNITE Official: Poster Book

Celebrate the awesome artwork of Fortnite with this unique poster book, brought to you by Epic Games. Featuring four fold-out double-sided posters with EIGHT exclusive Fortnite images, this is the perfect way to brighten up the wall of any Fortnite fan.
Each full-colour poster has a dimension of 435mm x 290mm when unfolded.
Finders Peepers - Photo Puzzle Fun

Finders Peepers - Photo Puzzle Fun

This fantastically colourful book contains 10 search-and-find photographic puzzles to share with young children of 3 and older. It offers a unique opportunity for spending quality time with children, having lots of fun looking and talking but also helping them to learn.

Each puzzle takes a different busy, familiar scene, beautifully laid out and photographed. These include a toy cupboard, a sewing drawer, a teddy bear’s picnic, a traffic jam, a sky full of planes, a masked theatre show, fish, minibeasts and big animals. Questions are carefully placed on each page – how many? what colour? what shape? what size? where is it? which do you prefer? – which are designed to build young children’s skills from early counting, number and sorting skills to visual literacy, vocabulary and communication skills.

An introduction at the front of the book suggests how to make the most of sharing the book with a child, whilst there are ideas for further activities at the back.
Get Into: Baking

Get Into: Baking

Learn how to bake from scratch and make delicious meals, snacks and treats! Simple step-by-step instructions and illustrations show you how to complete ten tasty bakes, from simple cupcakes to flapjacks and even pizza twists! Each recipe introduces a new technique for you to practise and includes a variation to try once you’ve mastered the skill. The bakes include some gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free recipes, plus there are tips at the back of the book for how to make allergen substitutions.

The Get Into series is designed to get kids excited about being creative. Fun, easy to follow and with colourful illustrations and photography, each book is a comprehensive introduction to a popular hobby.

Other titles available: Sewing, Gardening, Knitting, Drawing, Photography.
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