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Browse this month’s featured books on feelings, family and me or choose a category to explore our range of friendly and innovative books for preschool children up to about 5 years old.

Exquisitely illustrated, a delight to look at. The sort of thing that really intrigues young children. The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2016 judges on How do Flowers Grow?

Feelings, family and me

How are you feeling today? These fun and friendly introductions to feelings, family and your body are full of bright pictures and facts that grown-ups and children can talk about together.

On the Usborne blog...

All about feelings

Understanding your child's emotions

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

All about families

Why I wrote All About Families

Felicity Brooks, author of All about Families, explains why it is important to showcase families in all their shapes and sizes.

An intriguing and enchanting adventure and the ideal bedtime book to usher in the land of nod. Lancashire Evening Post review of Peep Inside Night Time
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Step into the garden and share the joys of the great outdoors in a picture perfect, pop-up extravaganza! Lancashire Evening Post review of Pop-up Garden
Big Book of Trains: an Usborne Parent's Pick

Parent's Pick: Big Book of Trains

"The large format means the wonderful illustrations are really engaging and there’s also space for plenty of snippets of text – the sort of facts small boys love to learn and retain."

Read Carla's Parent's pick review

Usborne Quicklinks

Listen to a pronunciation guide for every dinosaur in 199 Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals on Usborne Quicklinks.

Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning game that helps children learn to read.

It was created and funded by the Usborne Foundation – a charity set up by Peter Usborne, founder of Usborne Publishing.

You can find out more and play the game for free at Teach Your Monster to Read.