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Top Ten Books to Promote a Love of Learning

31st July 2017

It's the summer holidays and children are having a well-deserved break from school. But for those missing their favourite subjects, here's our pick of the best books to inspire a love of learning.

English
Raccoon on the Moon £4.99

We absolutely love the Usborne Phonics Readers, and Raccoon on the Moon is definitely one of the best. Help your children learn to read with this hilarious tale about a raccoon who travels into space. 

Maths
First Maths Slide and See Taking Away £9.99

It's never too early to start counting with your little ones, and this interactive book is a fun way of involving maths in your storytime. The vibrant illustrations and rhyming throughout are sure to engage your children in the basics of taking away.

Science
Lift-the-flap Questions and Answers about Science £9.99

Find out the answers to lots of questions about science in this fascinating lift-the-flap book. Great for inquisitive children keen to know how the world works.

Languages
The Usborne Big Book of Spanish Words £9.99

Love languages? This big book is packed full of pictures and their names in Spanish to suit all kinds of situations such as in the town, fruit and vegetables, and the weather. A fun way to start learning another language.

Geography
Usborne Big Picture Atlas £14.99

Take a journey around the world with this amazing picture atlas. Learn about all the countries in the world and inspire a love of exploration in your children.

History
Sticker World Wars £9.99

Go back in time to the First and Second World Wars in this interactive book. Find out about secret agents, muddy trenches, fighter pilots and much more in this great guide to the past.

Drama
Usborne Slot-Together Theatre £25.00

Create your very own stage with this fabulous slot-together theatre. Put on your own productions and play the role of director as you bring the magic of the stage to life.

Art
The Usborne Art Book about Portraits £6.99

Is your child a budding Van Gogh? Let them explore a world of portraits with this great book that has been produced in association with the National Galleries of Scotland, The National Gallery of London and the Nation Portrait Gallery in London.

PE
Sticker Sports £6.99

Sports mad children? This book lets them get the characters ready to play some of the most popular sports in the world - from tennis to motor racing. Great for inspiring a range of new hobbies.

IT
Coding for Beginners using Python £12.99

Become a computer whizz with this guide to everything from building your own computer games to drawing your own snowflakes. Perfect for the Steve Jobs of the future.