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9 October 2020 How Usborne World of the Unknown books shaped the lives of a generation

How Usborne World of the Unknown books shaped the lives of a generation

Do you have a particularly vivid memory of a book you read as a kid? Many of us do – children’s books have an amazing ability to shape the imaginations of the growing minds reading them. 

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28 July 2020 “Are we there yet?” How to survive a long car journey with precious cargo

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28 July 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Nature Mystery

Zanna's Nature Notes: Nature Mystery

Nature, it turns out, is full of mysteries. Sometimes it’s a bird, zooming overhead, far too fast for me to identify. Other times, it’s a heap of feathers on the ground. Who did they belong to? Why are they here? Or it could be animal tracks in the mud, or a strange call in the dark.

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30 June 2020 Usborne named Children’s Publisher of the Year: some thoughts from Peter Usborne

We are thrilled to have been recognised as Children’s Publisher of the Year by our industry, particularly in the light of the strength of the competitors in our field.

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26 June 2020 What is philosophy and why is it important for children?

What is philosophy and why is it important for children?

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24 June 2020 RSE day: Books we love about love

RSE day: Books we love about love

25th June is RSE Day, the annual celebration of Relationships and Sex Education, which educates children and young people about healthy relationships and positive sexual health.

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22 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: The Magical World of Creepy Crawlies

Zanna's Nature Notes: The Magical World of Creepy Crawlies

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week we dig deep into the world of bees, beetles and spiderlings.

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12 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Squirrels and Garden Antics

Zanna's Nature Notes: Squirrels and Garden Antics

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week we meet some cheeky characters in the garden.

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4 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Baby birds

Zanna's Nature Notes: Baby birds

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week is all about wrens (or nearly all about, as you’ll see). 

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2 June 2020 How to build a bug hotel

How to build a bug hotel

Making a bug hotel is a great way to get children more engaged in wildlife. Best of all, it’s easy to put together from things you have lying around at home.

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