Peep Inside Complete 6 Books Collection By Usborne - Ages 2+ - Board Books
Peep Inside is a multi-award-winning series of lift-the-flap picture books from trusted children’s publishers Usborne. This compact box set contains six books from the series: Zoo, Animal Homes, Night Time, Dinosaurs, Garden and Farm. Each of these hardcovers has fourteen full-colour pages, and they are presented in an attractive yet practical box.
The board books are designed for eager little hands, helping them to turn pages and lift hundreds of flaps to reveal what’s hidden behind them as they learn the ropes of reading. The Peep Inside Complete 6 Book Collection is perfect as a birthday or christening gift or to find under the Christmas tree. Browse our entire selection of books for 0-5-year-olds.
In this adorable six-book set, these volumes combine short, easy-read text with beautiful colour illustrations in classic picture book style. Each page also incorporates a liftable flap, and children will thoroughly enjoy opening them to see what’s hiding behind them. This is great for those early fine motor skills and adds interactivity to the stories - under every flap is a new drawing or text that brings the page to life. Your kids will love this combination of reading and play, and you will love sharing these books again and again.
All of the Peep Inside books included in this set are written by Anna Milbourne and illustrated by Simona Dimitri. Peep Inside Animal Homes won the Practical Pre-School Award in 2014, and Peep Inside Space won the same award in 2016. Usborne has specialised in publishing books for children since 1973, so you know when you pick up one of their book sets, you’re making an excellent choice for yourself and your kid.
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About the authors
Anna Milbourne has written children’s books for all sorts of interesting topics and subjects, things like tadpoles, frogs, dinosaurs, drawings, medieval, princesses, Greek warriors and penguins! She lives with her family in London and has two little boys and two cats. She enjoys faraway adventures visiting distant places, telling and listening to stories, swimming in nature, cooking spicy food, creating art and talking to animals.
For over eight years, Anna Milbourne has been writing children’s books for Usborne and has 30 books published. She was born near the seaside in North-West England.
Simona Dimitri was born in 1976 in Busto Arsizio, Italy. She attended the Liceo Artistico and the Scuola Arte e Messaggio in Milan, Italy.
Dimitri pursued her illustration career as a freelance illustrator and in a graphic studio in Milan until 2006. Several of her illustrations have been exhibited in international children’s art competitions in Venice (Teatro dell’Azienda Culturale, 1997, 1999 and 2001), Bolzano (Le Montagne Incantate, 1997 and 1999), Milan (Associazione Illustratori, 1998), and Vigonovo (Scarpetta d’Oro, 1998).
Dimitri has a unique and happy vibe to her style, which draws much attention from kids. Dimitri has worked for several years in children’s publishing and has worked through Milan Illustrations Agency for many British publishers. In 2007, she established a small studio in Busto Arsizio, Italy. In 2010, she moved to Zurich, Switzerland.
“This book supported the children learning about the world, different animals and their habitats. We love Usborne books as they are always well presented. The flaps are strong and durable. This book raises awareness of the natural world and can also become a great turn-taking activity!” - Practical Pre-School
“One of our favourite series… [my son was] spellbound.” - Karen Nirupa, Nathan’s Reading Journey
From the publisher
This Peep Inside gift set includes six beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap books. A collection of colourful and charmingly illustrated non-fiction picture books for very small children, with lots of flaps to lift, holes to peep through and creatures to spot. You will discover what goes on at the zoo, in animal homes, on the farm, in the garden, at night and inside the world of dinosaurs. Little children will love peeping under the flaps and through the holes in the pages.
Titles in This set:
2. Night Time
3. The Garden
4. The Zoo
6. Animal Homes
Children can peep inside the hen house at sunrise in search of eggs, watch the cows being milked behind the big barn doors and spot the lambs frolicking in the fields. Little hands will love to lift the flaps to see the vegetables growing underground, or the peas inside their green pods, and to spot all the produce being sold in the farm shop, from cheese, bread and honey to knitted hats and lambswool jumpers. An engaging and interactive introduction to life on a farm and where food comes from.
Little fingers can lift the flaps in scenes of dark, quiet, sleepy night-time... and reveal the busy activity beneath. Scenes include owls, foxes and mice looking for food, bakers making bread for the morning and a sleeper train travelling through the night. A lovely introduction to the nocturnal world, perfect for sharing with little ones at bed time.
A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life... Peep inside to see what you can find. Children can peek at the insects buzzing beneath flower petals, spot a sleepy toad hiding in a logpile and lift a lily pad in the pond to uncover lots of tiny baby newts! A charming introduction to the world around us for very young children.
Peep under leaves and behind doors to see the animals in the zoo. With flaps and holes to peep underneath and through, noisy parrots, cheeky monkeys, very tall giraffes and lots more are revealed. Snippets of information are combined with intriguing and stylish pictures. Sure to become a firm favourite for young animal lovers.
Peep inside the world of dinosaurs and see what you can find. There are tall ones, spiky ones, and one with very sharp teeth! Children can lift the flaps and peep through the holes to see a dinosaur egg hatching or trace the outlines of T. Rex’s teeth, and find out about spiky dinosaurs, the biggest dinosaurs and dinosaurs from the sea.
Peep inside burrows, hives and treetops, and even under the sea, to find all kinds of animals in their homes. A brilliant introduction to an amazing variety of animal homes, including nests, warrens, hives, dens and dams.