If you know a child with a special interest in something – be it Disney, football, or the newest game that everyone at school’s playing – an annual is the perfect present! Both of you can enjoy hours of fascinated silence, with the kids taking in all the strangest facts and the coolest interviews in their new book, and you enjoying a quiet cup of tea in the kitchen as they read!
We’ve put together our top eight annuals for kids and there’s something for everyone!
RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT 2021
This fun-for-all-ages annual is bound to delight. Complete with full-page photographs of a woman crushing apples with her biceps or the island made entirely out of conch shells, kids will learn more about the weird and whacky things that the natural world and human beings are capable of. Ripley’s is a Christmas stalwart, and any eager mind is guaranteed to enjoy the 2021 annual.
Does your kid cheer on their football team on Saturdays? Do they have a player’s shirt in pride of place in their wardrobe? If so, they’ll be thrilled that they’ve scored the Match Of The Day 2021 annual to pore through. This book is heaving with trivia, pictures, quizzes, puzzles, and never-before-seen interviews with Gary and the other MOTD presenters. Any and every football fan will be thrilled to unwrap this – no matter which team they support!
Everyone’s heard of the Guinness World Records, and there’s a good reason why. This giant of Christmas opens up the universe to kids and adults alike. From exploring the furthest reaches of the solar system and why exactly Saturn has rings, to learning about how the tiniest spider can pack a deadly bite, this annual covers it all. There’s even a section on 2021’s hottest TV stars, musicians, and social media influencers! Kids will spend hours taking in every little detail from over 250 pages of facts – and you might get the chance to have a read, too!
L.O.L. Surprise! is the biggest doll craze of 2021, and this annual is packed full of the fiercest fashions and the most amazing activities to keep even the biggest fan occupied. Find out everything there is to know about the LOLs, colour in their clothes and hair with your very own stylish designs, and complete the crazy challenges and quizzes. And as if that isn’t enough, you can meet the new LOLs exclusive to the 2021 edition! We think this annual is going to be extremely popular with kids.
Roblox is the game everyone’s playing right now! In this unofficial 2021 annual, you can discover everything there is to know about this year’s best blockbuster games, as well as new updates and tricks to make your online experience even better. There’s guides to your favourite games, as well as tips on how to become a whiz at making your very own games, and an endless supply of trivia, activities, and challenges to try. Roblox fans will be captivated for hours by this annual, the perfect guide to the game the internet loved in 2020 and will love in 2021!
DISNEY PRINCESS ANNUAL 2021
Disney Princess fans will adore this wonderful annual packed full of fun princess activities. The annual stars nine of everyone’s favourite princesses – Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Mulan, Rapunzel, and Moana – and holds a glittering variety of things to do. From inspiring princess profiles to beautiful colouring pages, exciting quizzes to magnificent mazes, this annual is the perfect present for princess fans both young and old. And there’s even some pretty princess posters included too! A fantastic annual for kids this year.
Are you a CBeebies mega-fan? Do you love to learn more about your favourite shows? You’ll adore the CBeebies 2021 Annual, stuffed with all of your favourite CBeebies shows and friends. Every page holds something new for children to do, whether it’s colour in familiar faces, read the annual’s exclusive comics, or complete exciting challenges. This delightful annual will bring giggles to all that read it! Another amazing yearly book for kids.
Calling all Paw Patrol fans! If you love this hit Nickelodeon TV show, you’ll love this fantastic 2021 annual! Race through challenges to help the team complete their missions, learn more about the pups, and read the exciting stories of the team on the job! Join Chase, Rocky, Marshall, Skye, and the others and delve into a thrilling annual you won’t forget! Definitely a favourite for kids annuals this Christmas.