Competition time! We’ve teamed up with Usborne Book Organiser, Kate Stilwell of Kate’s Book Corner, to offer a wonderful prize of a bundle of Usborne books for children aged from four to seven years old.

This wonderful collection of books includes –

Never Get Bored Paint and Draw

Discover how to doodle a sloth, turn pencil shavings into pictures and draw in ways you never imagined. Then try printing, spattering paints and painting with dots. There are ideas for portraits, patterns, optical illusions and more, so you’ll soon have enough artworks for your own exhibition — and this book will show you how to stage one too.

£9.99
Age 6+

Technology scribble 


Discover high-tech gadgets, design robots and machines, and solve all sorts of technological puzzles in this innovative activity book filled with inventions to brainstorm, puzzles to solve and objects to design. Includes downloadable templates and links to inspiring websites about technology today.
£9.99
Age 7+

Questions And Answers About Growing Up


What’s the point of belly buttons? When will my voice go deep? Why do I have to go to bed? Curious children can find out about growing up and puberty, hormones, periods, shaving and much more in this entertaining book with over 60 flaps to lift. There are helpful tips on coping with growing up, and links to websites with more information too.
£9.99
Age 7+

Dick Whittington


The classic English folktale retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. When Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he can’t wait to seek his fortune. But things don’t quite work out how he expects. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. 
£3.99
Age 4+

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse


The classic fable retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. Toby Town Mouse loves to live the high life, while his cousin Pipin prefers a quieter country life. When the two visit each other’s homes, will they realise that sometimes differences aren’t always a bad thing? Vividly illustrated by Jacqueline East. Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University
£3.99
Age 4+

Emperor and the Nightingale


The classic Hans Christian Andersen story retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. The nightingale sings so sweetly that everyone loves to hear her song. But when the Emperor of China receives a new dazzling mechanical songbird made from gold and rubies, he has eyes for nothing else. What will become of the little nightingale now? Colourfully illustrated by Graham Philpot
£3.99
Age 4+

The Reluctant Dragon


A humorous story for children just beginning to read. Whoever heard of a dragon who doesn’t like fighting? And what will happen when the boldest dragon fighter of them all comes to stay.
£3.99
Age 4+

The Ugly Duckling


The classic story of The Ugly Duckling retold with simple text for children just beginning to read alone. Accompanied by clear and vivid illustrations throughout
£3.99
Age 4+

To have a chance of winning this wonderful collection of books, simply send an email to email hidden; JavaScript is required marked ‘Usborne Competition’ and containing your name, address and telephone number. All entries must reach us by 12 March 2021, and we’ll pick a single winner who will win all of the books.

For more information on Usborne books, go to www.usborne.com/gb/organiser/katebc