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19 September 2017 From London to Brighton: an Usborne fundraising ride

From London to Brighton: an Usborne fundraising ride

We don't just make books at Usborne – we also do several events for charity, including this cycle ride from London to Brighton in aid of Amnesty International.

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Tags: Charity Amnesty


11 September 2017 Starting school – some tips from Usborne mums

Starting school –  some tips from Usborne mums

We've got lots of mums on the Usborne staff so we asked some of them to share their top tips for starting school. Kate, Nancy and Carla tell us more.

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Tags: Get ready for school Reception Starting school


8 September 2017 Meet some of the elements of the Periodic Table

Meet some of the elements of the Periodic Table

Everything in the universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements. Alice James, author of Lift-the-Flap Periodic Table, explains how she created characters of the elements, and introduces a few of her favourite elements.  

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Tags: science back to school


5 September 2017 My publishing journey: A Place Called Perfect by Helena Duggan

My publishing journey: A Place Called Perfect by Helena Duggan

Helena Duggan, author of A Place Called Perfect, reveals her journey from numerous rejections to writing a Waterstones Book of the Month.

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Tags: Children's fiction Waterstones


4 September 2017 Origami: the magic of fortune tellers

Origami: the magic of fortune tellers

Lucy Bowman, author of our new Origami Fortune Tellers tear-out pad, writes about the history of origami and paper fortune tellers.

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Tags: Art and craft Origami inside usborne


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