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10 October 2017 How to turn a book into a drum kit

How to turn a book into a drum kit

Sam Taplin, author of My First Drumming Book, reveals how he created a book with an interactive drum kit – and why it needed a last minute overhaul before production.

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Tags: music drums inside usborne


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


21 August 2017 Graphic novels: bringing classic tales to life

Graphic novels: bringing classic tales to life

As Usborne enters the world of graphic novels for the first time, author Russell Punter reveals how he transformed classic stories to this new format.

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Tags: graphic novels classic stories inside usborne comics


28 June 2017 The story behind That's not my...

The story behind That's not my...

2019 marks 20 years of Usborne's bestselling That's not my… series of touchy-feely books for little ones. Take a look behind the scenes and find out how a That's not my… book is made.

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