Our Christmas Top Picks: Annuals

Our Christmas Top Picks: Annuals

Beano Annual 2018

Starring iconic comic superstars Dennis the Menace, Minnie the Minx, Roger the Dodger, The Bash Street Kids, Bananaman, Billy Whizz and loads more, it’s simply an essential buy for comic fans, young and old! 

Pokemon Annual 2018

Welcome to the Official Pokemon Annual 2018! Pokemon fans will love reading the stories, tackling the puzzles and challenges and learning key stats and facts to help them decide which Pokemon will help them win their next battle.

LEGO Official 2018 Annual

The LEGO Official Annual 2018 is packed with awesome activities, super stories and cool comic strips, making it the ultimate Christmas present for all LEGO fans!

Guinness World Record 2018

The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before.

Broons Annual 2018

Filled with the newest stories, laugh along with the Broons through the seasons. The Broons’ upbeat look on life is an entertaining read for all ages.


Crammed full with fun football trivia, quizzes, games, puzzles, top 10s, cartoons and more, this is the only annual fans of the beautiful game will need. 

Oor Wullie Annual 2018

The mischievous cartoon tales of Scotland’s most famous laddie. Oor Wullie, wearing his dungarees and sitting on his bucket, is as familiar a sight to Scots as Edinburgh Castle. A must have 2018 edition for Oor Wullie fans everywhere.

Friendship Book The 2018

As we journey into a new year, The Friendship Book 2018 offers wisdom, comfort and humour to uplift and sustain with an inspirational poem or anecdote for every day. It is illustrated with stunning photographs reflecting the beauty of God’s world around us.

Disney Princess Annual 2018

The Disney Princess Annual 2018 is packed with magical stories, princess profiles, colouring and activities featuring all your favourite princesses: Belle, Cinderella, Aurora, Snow White, Ariel, Jasmine, Tiana and Rapunzel. 

Dandy Annual 2018

The Dandy Annual 2018 has made children young and old laugh over the comic strip adventures of Desperate Dan and Korky the Cat and friends for 80 years! Join the whole gang in this special anniversary year as they celebrate in style with over 100 pages of new, hilarious comic strips!

Minecraft Annual 2018

The official Minecraft Annual 2018 is a celebration of Minecraft’s Year of Adventure. Inside you’ll find survival strategy for adventurers, features about Adventure Mode and Realms, inspiration for adventure map builds and ideas for real-world adventures.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not 2018

Following hot on the heels of last year’s Top 10 bestseller, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2018 offers a completely new assortment of strange-but-true facts and amazing stories!

My Little Pony Movie Tie in Annual 2018

Your all-new MLP 2018 annual is packed with brilliant games, puzzles, stories, activities, colouring, quizzes and much, much more. 

Star Wars Annual 2018

Packed with all-new activities, posters, quizzes and trivia from the Star Wars universe, the Star Wars Annual is the perfect gift for fans of all ages.

PJ MASKS Annual 2018

By day, they are Connor, Greg and Amaya, but by night they are Catboy, Gekko and Owlette, the PJ Masks.Discover a year of PJ Masks fun with the official annual. Jam-packed with super puzzles, games and activities, the annual has everything you need to know about the PJ Masks.

Jacqueline Wilson Annual 2018

The Jacqueline Wilson Annual is perfect for all girls who love to create. Packed with makes and bakes, fun quizzes and games, popular characters, writing tips, journal pages and drawing tips, this book is full of secrets, stories and smiles. 

Peppa Pig Official Annual 2018

The Peppa Pig Official Annual 2018 is packed with stories, puzzles, songs and activities making it the perfect Christmas present for all Peppa fans!

Rupert Annual 2018

In this year’s Rupert Annual, Rupert has many more adventures with a magical seashell, a goblin cobbler, paper birds that come to life… and much more!

Match Annual 2018

Year in, year out, MATCH remains the bestselling football annual and is top of Christmas wishlists for footy fans everywhere. Inside the annual, you can build your Ultimate Player, check out the wonderkids who’ll rip up 2018 and find out everything you need to know about Messi, Pogba, Rashford, Aguero, Di Maria and Higuain.

LEGO Star Wars Annual 2018

The LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) Annual 2018 is filled with all your favourite Star Wars (TM) characters in entertaining comic strip stories, games, puzzles and more! 

LEGO Ninjago Annual 2018

The LEGO (R) Ninjago Movie Official Annual 2018 is packed with activities, puzzles, quizzes, posters and trivia all about the new movie. 

Shoot Annual 2018

Featuring exclusive interviews with the world s best players, fun-football related activities, stats on your favourite teams as well as comprehensive coverage from all the action in the Premier League, Europe and the best of World Football.

Marvel Heroes Annual 2018

The Marvel Heroes Annual showcases all of the characters that have made such an impact in cinema, television, toys, comics and more. A favourite stocking filler and year-on-year the no.1 superhero annual in the book charts!

Manchester United Annual 2018

Incluces profiles, features, quizzes, photos and competitions

Liverpool Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all Liverpool Football Club fans.

Doctor Who Official Annual 2018

With secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest terrifying monsters, exciting comic strips, stories, puzzles and activities, it’s the perfect read for any fan of the brilliant BBC show Doctor Who.

Broons Oor Willie Giftbook The 2018

Step back in time with The Broons and Oor Wullie in this classic collection of rarely seen gems, specially selected from the DC Thomson archives

Frozen Annual 2018

With stories, colouring pages, posters and plenty of puzzles to complete, this is the ultimate Christmas gift for Frozen fans!

Shopkins Shoppies Annual 2018

Dive into the fashionable world of the Shopkins and Shoppies in this fabulous annual. Packed with friendship focused puzzles, sweet stories, facts and doodles plus an amazing press-out section.

Simpsons Annual 2018

Surfing a tidal wave of hilarity straight onto the pages of this book, it’s the Simpsons Annual 2018 and as usual it’s packed full of brand new comic strips, adventures and fun features pages perfect for children and adults alike.

Arsenal Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all Arsenal Football Club fans.

Chelsea Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all Arsenal Football Club fans.

Beano and Dandy a-z of laughs

Learn from the world’s greatest menaces and minxes in this celebration of classic comics, straight from the DC Thomson archives. 

Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018

The official Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018 is bursting with fun stories, perfect puzzles and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters by the incomparable pairing of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 

Wizarding World A Cinematic Yearbook WT

 Packed with fun activities and pictures from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and all eight Harry Potter films, including an eight-page fold-out Wand and Spells Guide and full-page posters.

Vloggers 2018 Edition

With the next generation of potential Vloggers waiting in the wings; this Ultimate Guide 2018 Edition profiles the most successful Vloggers, offers tips and insider secrets about becoming a Vlogger yourself and presents loads of fun activities and quizzes to keep even the most avid, aspiring Vloggers amused!

Horrible Histories Yearbook

To celebrate 25 horrible years, Horrible Histories bring you a gruesome, grisly and downright terrifying yearbook featuring awesome activities, foul facts, gory games and much, much more. 

Horrid Henrys Annual 2018

Full of awesome activities, quizzes, puzzles, jokes, extracts, and much more, this is Henry’s most amazing annual yet. 

Despicable Me 3 Annual 2018

Includes activities, fact files and story pages detailing moments from the film.

Mineworld Annual 2018

Full of activities and facts. Hints and tips. Unofficial annual of the best selling game

WWE Annual 2018

This year’s WWE Annual is exploding with exclusive imagery from the biggest battles of the year: Wrestlemania 33 and Raw, as well as offering access to all areas of your favourite Superstars. 

Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Annual 2018

There are stories and character profiles to read on all the pups and characters in Adventure Bay. Plus puzzles and colouring to complete and games to play.

Thomas and Friends Annual 2018

Thomas fans will love the latest annual packed full of stories about their favourite engines, mazes, puzzles, games and lots of colouring. Also featuring posters from the new Thomas film Journey Beyond Sodor.

Cars 3 Annual 2018

The Cars Annual 2018 is packed with stories, activities, colouring, posters and puzzles from the new Cars 3 movie and favourite scenes and characters from the Cars movie, too. 

Cbeebies Official Annual 2018

Packed full of kids favourite characters this new CBeebies Annual will engage with and entertain young readers in a fun, safe and stimulating way. 

Descendents 2 Annual 2018

All the coolest characters from the Disney film are featured in this fabulous annual for tween girls. Filled with fact files, stories and friendship tips, plus heaps of quizzes and puzzles, it’s cover-to-cover entertainment!

Natural History Museum Annual 2018

Packed full of stunning imagery from the Natural History Museum, this Annual strikes the perfect balance between ferocious animal facts and gross, gruesome fun! 

Spider Man Annual 2018

This fun-filled annual from Panini showcases all that s good about the web-slinging wonder! Filled with puzzles, comic strip and cool activities, this is perfect for boys aged 6-9.

Little Mix Annual 2018 by BBC TOTP

Join Jesy, Leigh Anne, Perrie and Jade in this fantastic, independently written Annual – bought to you by leading music writers at PopWinners. It is packed full of amazing photos, the latest gossip, fun activities, games and a whole lot more – making this Annual the must have gift for any Mixer.

F1 Annual 2018

The Formula One annual features stacks of fun facts, pictures and information. This would make an excellent gift for any Formula One fan in your life.

Trolls Annual 2018

Join Poppy, Branch and the Snack Pack on their adventures in this exciting annual of the film. The DreamWorks Trolls Annual 2018 is packed with stories, fun facts, puzzles and activities. 

England FA Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all England Football Club fans.

Bing Annual 2018

Bing is back with a brand new annual for 2018, packed with stories, activities, games and make-and-do!

Shimmer and Shine Annual 2018

Puzzles, games, activities, posters and fun facts. Press-out masks and card game to play with.

Guinness World Records Amazing Animals

Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife and cute critters.

Manchester City Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all Manchester City Football Club fans.

Tottenham Hotspur Annual 2018

The official annual 2018 for all Tottenham Hotspur Football Club fans.

Beauty and The Beast Annual 2018

The Beauty and the Beast Annual 2018 captures the magic and excitement of the live-action movie! As well as telling the film story with photos of favourite scenes, it also features beautiful posters, challenging puzzles, fun quizzes, interesting character facts and much, much more! 

Scooby Doo Annual 2018

Join Scooby-Doo and the gang for loads of awesome activities, games and puzzles in Scooby-Doo Annual 2018! This annual includes cool character profiles of Daphne, Velma and the rest of the gang as well as some super-exciting and spooky mystery stories to read.

Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2018

Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan.  

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