May 24th, 2019Posted By Naomi Weeks

Holiday Reads

From crafts to language learning- here are our recommended holiday reads!





For long car or train journeys...

While away the hours and keep curious minds occupied with these fascinating books...

a viking adventure book

A Viking Adventure

The next installment in this award winning series- When the Histronauts travel back in time to the Viking era they’ll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Forage for food, decipher runes, build beautiful burial boats and hear all about a Viking raid. An exciting mix of story, facts and activity! 

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great extendable cityscapes colouring book

Great Extendable Cityscapes to Colour

The ultimate travel colouring book- from an imagined city of the future to a forgotten city that has been reclaimed by nature, the huge, extendable colouring scenes in this book fold out to an impressive 690 mm and are teeming with details to discuss and discover as you colour.

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real life mysteries book

Real-Life Mysteries

Blue Peter Book Award winner 2018! Have you ever wondered what exactly does go bump in the night? From mysteries like Shackleton’s ghostly companion to the Loch Ness Monster and friends, read the amazing evidence about these mysterious cases and make up your own mind. Encourages kids to think for themselves!

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For rainy days at home...

Brighten up the day when the sun isn't shining with these exciting activity books, perfect for using at home...

Science experiments at home

Science Experiments at Home

Explore the science in everyday life with these simple, step-by-step experiments to do around the home. Each activity takes a complex, scientific concept and makes it easy for kids to understand. Young scientists will enjoy discovering the science behind the simple phenomena all around them.

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play card games in french

Play Card Games in French or Spanish

Practise your card magic tricks whilst learning a language! Over 100 cards with essential vocabulary, pronunciation guides plus additional ways to use the cards. The activities are tried and tested by a teacher and tutor. Magic tricks and competitive card games are fun in any language - the words on the cards are just the beginning!
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Ocean book

Ocean Book

Clare Beaton shares her passion for the world around us with inventive ocean crafts perfect for filling up time at home. Includes inspiring fact pages, healthy recipes for the whole family and fresh-air activities to encourage well-being.

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For Discovering together...

Learn something new together this holiday!

Geology activity book stem

Geology Activity Book

Little geologists will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of BIG ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about rocks and fossils, the power of volcanoes, how earthquakes happen and the origin of the oil that fuels our lives and our world. Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects.

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I can read series

I Can Read series in French or Spanish

Add a twist to bedtime stories- Use the magic of this beautifully illustrated story to introduce young children to a new language. Bilingual text in English and French/Spanish, a pronunciation guide plus helpful notes for parents.

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geographics humans

Geographics: Humans

Explore the human geography of our world! From languages to population growth, a curious history of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. What you learn might just stay with you for the rest of your life. Collect all three books in the Geographics series- the wide world awaits!

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