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19 December 2018 New Year's Eve around the world

New Year's Eve around the world

New Year's Eve isn't just about fireworks and champagne – countries around the world all have their own traditions, and some are very bizarre indeed! At Usborne, we have staff from many different countries and we asked them to tell us about their New Year's Eve traditions.

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Tags: around the world


18 December 2018 Happy birthday That's not my...!

Happy birthday That's not my...!

Happy birthday That's not my...! The #1 bestselling touchy-feely book series celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019. 

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14 December 2018 Usborne acquires timely middle-grade debut by exciting new literary author

Usborne acquires timely middle-grade debut by exciting new literary author

Usborne has acquired a beautifully poetic and political novel from debut author, Darren Simpson, an exciting new voice in literary children’s middle-grade fiction.

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Tags: Children's fiction acquisitions


14 December 2018 Why we chose the Salvation Army as our Secret Santa

Why we chose the Salvation Army as our Secret Santa

This year, here in the Usborne Oxford office, we wanted to put a twist on the traditional Secret Santa – so we agreed to channel our gift buying powers into donating presents for the Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal. 

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Tags: Charity Christmas


13 December 2018 Usborne Lift-the-Flap books win major Chinese award

Usborne Lift-the-Flap books win major Chinese award

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Tags: Usborne China


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