Usborne Books

Usborne Non-Fiction Books

  • AOLMV 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This simple information book follows the history of Stone Age people and how they lived. Children can discover how they made clothes from animal skins and weapons and tools from stone, and find out about their cave art - some of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
  • AOLMW 5 years +
    Stephanie Turnbull
    5 years +
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    Find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book. Written with the help of a reading expert, the book includes short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • AOGTG 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
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    This simple information book charts the history of Iron Age people and how they lived, including their farming methods, the gods they prayed to and the hill forts where they lived - evidence of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
  • AOYDB 5 years +
    Catriona Clarke
    5 years +
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    Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this straightforward introduction to this fascinating ancient civilisation. Also includes information about everyday life, trade, sport, food and drink and conflict. A glossary explains more unusual words.
  • AOLSP 7 years +
    Stephanie Turnbull
    7 years +
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    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are answered with short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • AOLMY 5 years +
    Katie Daynes
    5 years +
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    Who were the ancient Romans? Where did they go to eat, shop and wash? What did they do for fun? You'll find the answers to these questions and lots more in this book about life in Roman times, featuring short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • APOJI 4 years +
    Lisa Gillespie
    4 years +
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    How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites.
  • APPAT 5 years +
    Stephanie Turnbull
    5 years +
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    A guide for beginner readers to Ancient Greece and the lives of its citizens. Find out how far the Greek Empire spread, how it was governed, what people wore, ate and did for fun, learn about some of the most famous philosophers, mathematicians and medics of the age and about how the Empire declined.
  • APNNT 5 years +
    Stephanie Turnbull
    5 years +
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    Who was Queen Elizabeth I and when did she live? What did she wear and who were her enemies? These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, and short informative text. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
  • AOXUL 7 years +
    Helen Davies
    7 years +
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    An illustrated dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases, and amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. Arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on 'buying food', 'at work' and 'in the countryside' and more. An online pronunciation guide allows readers to listen to every word in the book, read by a native German speaker.
  • AOXUM 7 years +
    Francoise Holmes
    7 years +
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    An illustrated dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases, and amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. Arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on 'buying food', 'at work' and 'in the countryside' and more. An online pronunciation guide allows readers to listen to every word in the book, read by a native Italian speaker.
  • AOXMP 7 years +
    Francoise Holmes
    7 years +
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    An illustrated dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases, and amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. Arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on 'buying food', 'at work' and 'in the countryside' and more. An online pronunciation guide allows readers to listen to every word in the book, read by a native Spanish speaker.
  • APNBC 7 years +
    Helen Davies
    7 years +
    • £7.99
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    This is a colourful dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases illustrated with amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. It is arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on "Buying Food", "At Work" and "In The Countryside" and more. It comes with a pronunciation guide to every word read by a native French speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • AOLSM 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
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    The story of life in Victorian Britain, taking in everything from the slums and steelworks to the British Empire and Great Exhibition.
  • AOLJL 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
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    From the elegance of stately homes, to the squalor of the slums, this book tells the story of life in Georgian Britain. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and timelines.
  • AOLSS 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
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    From the Battle of Hastings to the Wars of the Roses, this book tells the unique story of Medieval Britain. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and family trees.
  • AOLSN 7 years +
    Conrad Mason
    7 years +
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    A fascinating account of how life in Britain changed in the years after the Second World War, from post-war street parties to the celebrations on the eve of the new millennium. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, posters, maps and timelines.
  • AOLSU 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
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    A comprehensive history of the Romans in Britain, from Julius Caesar's first invasions and Boudicca's rebellion to the founding of Roman London and the building of Hadrian's Wall. Full of detailed illustrations, dramatic artwork, reconstructions, photographs of Roman mosaics, statues and other artefacts.
  • AOLSL 7 years +
    Fiona Patchett
    7 years +
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    From battles and beheadings, to plots and plague, this book tells the story of life in Britain under the Tudors and Stuarts. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, detailed reconstructions, paintings and maps.
  • AOLSO 7 years +
    Hazel Maskell
    7 years +
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    A fascinating account of how Britain emerged from the Dark Ages, from bloodshed on the battlefield and kings in crisis, to monks and murder. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and timelines.
  • AOLST 7 years +
    Henry Brook
    7 years +
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    From the terror of the trenches to the beaches of Gallipoli, this book tells the unique story of Britain during the first war to touch all corners of the globe. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings and maps.
  • ALHCO 4 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    4 years +
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    An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists for young children, with full-colour reproductions of works by Turner, Monet, Singer Sargent, Delauney and other artists, and things to spot and think about in each of the artworks. Also includes simple art activities inspired by some of the artists' methods and ideas.
  • APOIU 4 years +
    Susan Meredith
    4 years +
    • £6.29
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    A set of 100 sturdy flashcards with over 200 essential English words to learn. On the front and back of each card, there is an English word illustrated with a simple picture. Readers can listen to all the words read by a native English speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • APOIV 4 years +
    Susan Meredith
    4 years +
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    Containing 200 simple words, this title features illustrated flashcards that makes learning a new language easy and fun. Each card has a simple illustration and the word underneath with the translation in smaller type at the bottom on one side.