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Books to keep children entertained during the Summer Holidays!

If you’re looking for something to keep little ones (and teens) entertained during the summer holidays look no further as we’ve got some great suggestions including a delicious recipe from Mary Berry…


With noisy kids running riot, there’s one sure-fire way to get them sat down and concentrating, and that’s Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. 100 inspiring stories of 100 boys and men who broke the mould and changed the world without slaying a dragon or saving a princess – this book rejects the idea that boys have to be a brilliant read for boys and girls alike, and if your kids have already devoured this book, look out for Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different coming in October!

If your kids are more into animals than role models, sit them down with a copy of Does It Fart? for hours of flatulence-related (but of course scientific and educational) fun.


If you’re planning a stay cation and packing up the car for a long drive to the seaside The Floor is Lava is perfect for entertaining bored children and avoiding that age-old question ‘are we nearly there yet?’ With 100 games to choose from you’ll definitely find something to keep them occupied! The chance of rain during the school holidays is a sure thing so why not spend an afternoon whipping up some delicious treats from Mary Berry’s latest book Mary Berry’s Fast Cakes…recipes that are easy to bake in under thirty minutes! Make a start with these Iced Shaped Biscuits


Keep the kids entertained this summer holiday with a copy of Tilly’s Kitchen Takeover by Tilly Ramsay to keep the little ones busy (and hopefully save you cooking a few meals!). The book is packed full of tasty, easy-to-follow recipes – plus lots of tips and tricks from Tilly’s superstar chef dad, Gordon. We’re big fans of the Lean Machine Chicken and Vitamin Packed Power Balls, and completely obsessed with the Surprise Rainbow Cake. Now we just need to get them equally excited about doing the washing-up afterwards…