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A range of Usborne books are available as ebooks for ereader devices and tablets, including all Young Adult books and selected fiction and non-fiction titles for younger readers. 

Usborne ebooks are available via online retailers, and there are links to the Kindle Store, iBooks and GooglePlay from the Usborne online catalogue.

We take great care to make our ebooks as attractive as the physical books, and thoroughly proofread them for full quality control.

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Young Adult ebooks

All Young Adult titles are available as ebooks, and include bonus material such as free chapters, deleted scenes and interviews with authors.

So powerful and poignant... I honestly just think this book will change a lot of people's lives. Zoella review of If I Was Your Girl

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Children's fiction

Many of our bestselling Children’s fiction titles are also available as ebooks, including the award-winning Cogheart and A Boy Called Hope

Ebooks for younger readers

Over 100 titles from the Usborne Reading Programme are available as ebooks for beginner readers and those growing in confidence. There are also Picture books with audio narration.

Othello

Othello

William Shakespeare's tragic play about The Moor of Venice, fully illustrated and retold for young readers. Othello and Desdemonda are deeply in love, but not everyone wants them to live happily ever after. Iago, a scheming soldier, has sworn to destroy Othello. Jealousy, madness and death will follow... Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, this book is written for fully confident readers who are still developing the stamina needed for standard length books.

£4.99

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Cinderella

Cinderella

The ever-popular fairy tale, specially retold and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures for beginner readers. Poor Cinderella is made to cook and clean for her stepsisters , and her wicked stepmother won’t even let her go to the Royal Ball. But then, in a flurry of sparkles, her Fairy Godmother arrives and everything changes... Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.

£4.99

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The story of Robin Hood

The story of Robin Hood

A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings the legend of the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood to life for little children. Robin makes a daring raid on the castle of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham in order to rescue the prisoners held inside. Specially rewritten for young children, the story features well-known characters including Maid Marian, Friar Tuck and, of course, Robin Hood himself!

£4.99

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The Railway Children

The Railway Children

An evocative picture book based on the classic E. Nesbitt tale. When their father is wrongly accused of spying, Bobbie, Peter and Phylis move out of London and experience new exciting adventures in the countryside. But will their father ever return? Warmly illustrated in vivid watercolours. Available as ebook with narration (on tablets that support audio).

£4.99

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Non-fiction ebooks

Selected non-fiction titles, including award-winning books on puberty and growing up, coding, science and history books.