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As a passionate community of self-employed booksellers, Independent Usborne Organisers are dedicated to putting the customer first.

By listening to the needs of teachers, parents and young readers, they ensure that every Usborne book finds its forever home. 

You can buy online from your local Organiser and receive expert advice on the right books for your young readers. Alternatively, let your Independent Usborne Organiser bring the books (and that expert advice) to you.

You can attend or even host your own Usborne events - in your school, local community group or even your own home. Your Organiser will do all of the work and ensure you have lots of fun with your friends.

Plus, they can offer you exclusive discounts and free books that can’t be found anywhere else.

Jenny Tyler

Jenny’s bookshelf

This month’s book recommendations from Jenny Tyler, Publishing Director at Usborne

Mental Health

"Looking after your mental health is as important as brushing your teeth, eating healthily or staying active. That's why we create books for children at all ages and stages, from mindful colouring to practical guides."


Children's Mental Health Books

Everybody worries. These books and activities will help you put your unwanted thoughts to one side and focus on the here and now instead.

  • An amazing look inside the brain

    Usborne Book of the Brain and How it Works

    Usborne Book of the Brain and How it Works
    An amazing look inside the brain

    Usborne Book of the Brain and How it Works

    Age: 6+


    This visually astonishing story takes children on a journey into and through the brain. Simple but beautifully illustrated metaphors explain the different jobs that our brains do, and how they use brain cells to accomplish them. From the senses to sleep, memories to making decisions, this book brings the wonder of brains and brain science to life.

  • A brand new story from Geraldine McCaughrean

    The Supreme Lie

    The Supreme Lie
    A brand new story from Geraldine McCaughrean

    The Supreme Lie

    Age: 12+


    Twice Carnegie medal winning Geraldine McCaughrean's enthralling new novel is set in a world paralysed by natural disaster and dangerous lies.

    A brilliant and darkly funny commentary on our present times by one of our greatest writers.

  • One THAT'S NOT MY® book sold every minute

    That's not my donkey...

    That's not my donkey...
    One THAT'S NOT MY® book sold every minute

    That's not my donkey...

    Age: 3+ months


    A fabulous addition to the best-selling Usborne Touchy-feely series, which boasts over 1 million sales worldwide. Bold illustrations, simple text and carefully chosen textures on every page, including fuzzy noses and tufty tails, are designed to help develop sensory awareness.

Author Events

What better way to bring books to life than with an author event?

Teachers – discover a range of events with Usborne authors, from workshops and assemblies to readings and Q&As.

Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam books

Welcome to Apple Tree Farm!

Featuring Stephen Cartwright’s charming illustrations, these story, activity and novelty books will delight young children. Can you spot the little yellow duck on each page?

Discover Usborne Quicklinks – our library of over 40,000 links to the best websites for children.

Lots of ways to buy Usborne books

We hope you find your favourite new book on our website. Did you know you can also buy Usborne books from your Independent Usborne Organiser, both here, online, and at events and pop-ups in your local community? 

Supporting teachers and librarians

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