On this website you can browse and buy Usborne books in English, French, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Dutch, Korean and Brazilian Portuguese.
In the UK and certain countries in Europe, you can buy directly from Usborne or from an Independent Usborne Partner. In the USA you can buy books via links to Usborne Books & More, the website of our US distributors.
Elsewhere in the world we provide links to local online retailers who will fulfil and deliver your order. Please check the retailer’s delivery destinations to make sure they deliver where you are.
In China, you can buy Usborne books in English and in Chinese (simplified characters) via online and offline retailers.
Tim Wynne-Jones has written over thirty books, including picture books and novels for children and young adults, as well as radio dramas, songs for Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock, a children's musical and an opera libretto. He failed high school English and didn't start writing until he was in his twenties, and since then has gone on to win the Seal First Novel Award, three Canada Governor General's Literary Awards, three Canadian Library Association Prizes, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Edgar Award for Young Adult Mystery, two Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and was twice shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. He lives near Perth, Ontario, with his wife, Amanda, in a house he designed himself, and loves cooking, music, crossword puzzles and cross-country skiing.