Everything in the universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements. Alice James, author of Lift-the-Flap Periodic Table, explains how she created characters of the elements, and introduces a few of her favourite elements.
Helena Duggan, author of A Place Called Perfect, reveals her journey from numerous rejections to writing a Waterstones Book of the Month.
Lucy Bowman, author of our new Origami Fortune Tellers tear-out pad, writes about the history of origami and paper fortune tellers.
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.
Following the nomination of 100 Things to Know About Space for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2017, author Alex Frith reveals some of the amazing facts he learnt while writing the book.
How one Usborne author was inspired by her own chess star son to write a new chess book for children.
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.
Usborne Children's Books are proud to support the new Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. The new 2017–2019 award is sponsored by Waterstones, while Usborne join a number of publishers in supporting the award.