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24 October 2019 How books can help children understand their feelings

How books can help children understand their feelings

Books can also be a fantastic tool for helping children to understand more about themselves, including their feelings. Learning to describe, express and manage their emotions - even from a young age - is an essential part of children’s social and emotional development...

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Tags: feelings Empathy


22 October 2019 Transform your school library with Usborne Books at Home

Transform your school library with Usborne Books at Home

Every year we give away thousands of books to schools and this academic year we’ve set our biggest target yet. Our mission for the academic year of 2019/2020 is to give away half a million free books to schools...

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Tags: schools libraries usbah Charity


8 October 2019 What I learned from growing my own pumpkins

What I learned from growing my own pumpkins

Abi Wheatley, author of two Usborne gardening books, shares her experience of growing pumpkins with her son – from disappointment to delightful Jack O'Lanterns in time for Halloween.

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Tags: gardening halloween


2 October 2019 Top tips on how to write your own poems

Top tips on how to write your own poems

Poet and Usborne writer Jerome Martin gives his top three tips on how to write your own fantastic poems.

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Tags: creative writing