China is a huge country, with a very long history and a rich variety of story-telling traditions. Our book Illustrated Stories from China contains a selection of stories from all over China, illustrated in the traditional Chinese style and chosen especially to appeal to readers today.
Andy Prentice, Editor/Writer at Usborne, gives his top tips, tricks and ideas for you to start writing your own sci-fi and fantasy stories.
To celebrate UK Empathy Day on June 11th, we invited Usborne authors and editors to share books that they believe particularly help readers develop empathy and understanding.
For the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, we published The Usborne Book of the Moon – a celebration of the beauty and mystery of the Moon, as well as the Space Race and stories from around the world.
Author Laura Cowan reveals one of her favourite stories from Hindu mythology about how the Moon got its shape.
The Fawcett Society – the UK's leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women's rights – has invited Usborne to be part of its forthcoming Commission on Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood.
Holly Doherty, parent, Primary School Teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator, gives her expert advice on helping children manage their emotions.
Usborne is proud to have four titles on the shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2019, awarded to a debut novelist and their editor.
In recent years the awareness around mental health in children has grown rapidly, and is more important than ever with mental health problems affecting about one in eight children and young people in the UK. Usborne Editorial Director Felicity Brooks explains why there was a need for the children’s book Looking After Your Mental Health, and in particular why it covers the topics of sexual and gender identity.