Geraldine McCaughrean won the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018 for Where the World Ends, exactly 30 years after she first won this prestigious children's literature prize. In her winning speech she calls for children to be challenged by words as well as issues in the books they read.
Jennifer Gray, author of The Travels of Ermine series featured in the Tom Fletcher Book Club 2018, explains the thinking behind her stoatily brilliant new animal adventure for 5-7 year olds.
Felicity Brooks, author of All about Families, explains why it is important to showcase families in all their shapes and sizes.
These days, it’s all too easy for children to find entertainment on a screen – watching YouTube, playing games or chatting with friends – but they may need a bit of help discovering other things to do.
Top tips on keeping children safe, from Diane Ashiru-Oredope and Karen Shaw at Public Health England, who advised us on our book What are germs?
James Maclaine, author of Miss Molly's School of Manners, explains why he felt it was so important to write a book about why manners matter.
P.G. Bell, author of the upcoming The Train to Impossible Places series, visits a forgotten underground railway for an atmospheric photo shoot. Only this one doesn't have trolls...
Lucy Ackland, one of The Daily Telegraph's top 50 UK female engineers, explains how she got into engineering and why she loves her job so much.
Usborne are proud partners of the 2018 Year of Engineering. Jo Parry, Head of Year of Engineering Communications, explains why it is so important to inspire the next generation of engineers.
Ruth Brocklehurst, co-author of A Short History of the World, reveals how they condensed such an enormous subject – and why advice from an expert was invaluable.