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26 February 2018 How to write a history of the world – in 160 pages

How to write a history of the world – in 160 pages

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.

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Tags: history around the world inside usborne


22 February 2018 Why Frankenstein is so relevant today

Why Frankenstein is so relevant today

Mary Sebag-Montefiore, who adapted Frankenstein for the Usborne Reading Programme, explains how this classic story was written in turbulent times, and why the message is still relevant today. 

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Tags: classic stories


13 February 2018 Democracy, elections, voting – how to explain politics to children?

Democracy, elections, voting – how to explain politics to children?

Authors Alex Frith, Rosie Hore and Louie Stowell discuss writing Politics for Beginners – and why the book is important.

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Tags: politics inside usborne


6 February 2018 Helping children stay safe online

Helping children stay safe online

This week, it’s Safer Internet Day, and there’s a lot in the news about keeping children safe online. At Usborne, we think about online safety throughout the year – and have some great resources for you and your children.

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Tags: online safety Quicklinks Safer Internet Day


2 February 2018 Robots, drones and virtual reality: a day at BETT

Robots, drones and virtual reality: a day at BETT

Robots, drones and virtual reality: a day at the BETT educational technology show in London.

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Tags: edtech digital publishing technology


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