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15 May 2019 Understanding your child's emotions and how to deal with them

Understanding your child's emotions and how to deal with them

Holly Doherty, parent, Primary School Teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator, gives her expert advice on helping children manage their emotions.

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14 May 2019 Usborne's Rebecca Hill wins Editor of the Year at the British Book Awards 2019

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Tags: Book industry awards Children's fiction


7 May 2019 Four Usborne titles on the Branford Boase Award 2019 shortlist

Usborne is proud to have four titles on the shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2019, awarded to a debut novelist and their editor.

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Tags: Children's fiction


7 May 2019 Mental health in children and young people

Mental health in children and young people

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.

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24 April 2019 Usborne supporting Pathways into Children’s Publishing for illustrators of colour

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3 April 2019 Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam – a series loved by parents and children

Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam – a series loved by parents and children

This year we’re relaunching the Usborne Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam series. We interviewed Publishing Director Jenny Tyler and Managing Editor Sam Taplin, and they told us how the series began, and their exciting plans for the future.

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Tags: farmyard tales poppy and sam stephen cartwright


22 March 2019 Usborne shortlisted for four awards at The British Book Awards 2019

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19 March 2019 Enjoying music with your baby

Enjoying music with your baby

Did you know that listening to and making music helps your baby’s development in lots of different ways? 

Read on to find how the award-winning organisation Rhythm Time is working with Usborne to instil and develop a love of reading and music in babies through singing and sensory play...

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Tags: baby books music


14 March 2019 Money advice for young people

Money advice for young people

Managing Your Money authors Jane Bingham and Holly Bathie explain why it was important to write a friendly, accessible guide to money for young people.

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1 March 2019 Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras and carnival – what's it all about?

Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras and carnival – what's it all about?

Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras ('fat Tuesday') is the last day before the period Christians call Lent. Traditionally, during Lent, Christians are supposed to give up certain foods, including eggs, butter and fat. Pancake Day was a way of using up these ingredients before they were forbidden. At Usborne, we have staff from many different countries and we asked them to tell us about their Lent traditions – many of which also involve exuberant carnivals.

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Tags: around the world carnival pancake day


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