Orla (age 2) has Down’s syndrome and moderate hearing loss – but the discovery of Usborne’s Baby’s Very First Black and White Books is helping her to build her language skills. To celebrate International Down Syndrome Awareness month, her mother Mariam tells her story:
Managing Editor Mairi Mackinnon offers an inside view of Usborne’s recruitment process for new writers and editors, with some helpful tips for candidates.
Usborne continues to build its booming middle-grade list with a spell-binding story of friendship, forgiveness and bravery from author Zillah Bethell.
With the 2018 World Chess Championship taking place in London in November 2018, former British Ladies Chess Champion and Director of the UK Chess Challenge, Sarah Hegarty, explains the merits of introducing children to the game at an early age.
Usborne editor Anna Milbourne explains her approach to adapting Jane Austen's novels in one complete collection, and reflects on the similarities and differences of Austen's characters to young people growing up today.