Teacher Gift Ideas!

The end of the school year is fast approaching. Don’t worry, it snuck up on me too! This is the time to give thoughtful gifts to those educators that teach our children everyday even when we don’t want to claim those little scoundrels! ūüėÄ So let’s show those teachers some APPRECIATION shall we? I’ve always More …

Spring Book Series! Week 2

  For week 2 of my Spring Book Series, we’re going to bust out our flashlights and dig in the dirt! Let’s have some fun while we check out this awesome book…Shine-A-Light: Secrets Of The Vegetable Garden! The Shine-A-Light series is a huge favorite in our house! The book is a great non-fiction book that More …

Library Scavenger Hunt

I’ve always been lucky that my daughter loves to go to the library. For some parents though, getting your child through those double doors may take a little creativity. I put together this fun library scavenger hunt as a game to get children excited about their library visit. Kids can compete against each other and More …

My Story

My name is Jamie and I’m a self-professed book addict! Children’s books and literacy are my passion. ¬†I joined Usborne Books & More in early 2014 and absolutely love it! I’m married to Bill and we have one daughter, Amelia, who is almost 9. ¬†Being able to provide books to children and witnessing the effect More …

Welcome To Usborne For Kids! Lighting The Way To Literacy

Welcome to my new website and official blog on children’s books, literacy and fun! I have a passion for children’s literacy and Usborne & Kane Miller books! Usborne For Kids will feature¬†literacy tips and topics, my favorite Usborne &¬†Kane Miller books plus¬†new title releases,¬†my online store to purchase these amazing books and even opportunities for More …