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31 August 2018 What we learned from the Usborne Academy week

What we learned from the Usborne Academy week

This August, we held our first Usborne Academy week, an opportunity for people currently under-represented in publishing to spend a week at Usborne. 

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5 July 2018 Why books must challenge children – Geraldine McCaughrean, winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018

Why books must challenge children – Geraldine McCaughrean, winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018

Geraldine McCaughrean won the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018 for Where the World Ends, exactly 30 years after she first won this prestigious children's literature prize. In her winning speech she calls for children to be challenged by words as well as issues in the books they read.

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27 June 2017 Usborne proud to support the Children’s Laureate

Usborne proud to support the Children’s Laureate

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.

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