Here's some top tips to encourage your child to keep reading over the summer and avoid any decline in those hard-won new skills.
Lots of Usborne books have embedded sound chips with music and even animal noises and sounds. Composer and music producer Anthony Marks gives us an insight into his rewarding job…
Usborne That’s not my… books are perfect for bookish play. Here’s some games and ideas from our readers that provide lots of opportunities for your toddler to talk about and describe things, and learn about colours and sorting.
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.