Read with Usborne

Read with Usborne Read with Usborne is a series of Early Readers ranging from Level 1-4. Parents can read these early readers with their children around age 4. Children will grow into reading these books on their own starting at Level 1. Level 1 Level 1 Readers are around a first grade level. There are…

Cordelia and the Whale

Cordelia and the Whale I just finished Cordelia and the Whale by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. Like many others, I have loved Michelle’s picture books and was thrilled to hear she was working on a novel following Cordelia as an adolescent. Set on an island, it seemed fitting to read this novel while on the island of…

Working with schools and Libraries with EDC Publishing- Usborne and Kane Miller Books

10 ways to work with schools and libraries

10 ways to work with schools and libraries through Usborne Books & More Working with schools and libraries is one of the thrills of being and Usborne Books & More consultant. To work with school and libraries, you must become an Educational Service Representative, which takes an extra certification. Then you sign up for schools…

Reading Order of Usborne and Kane Miller Books

Some chapter books need to be read in order, while others need can be read in any order. Reading Order of Usborne and Kane Miller Books Which Usborne and Kane Miller Books need to be read in order? As an Usborne Books & More Consultant, this is a question I get fairly often. There are…

Work with Schools and Libraries

Work with Schools and Libraries If you just joined Usborne Books & More, you might be wondering what it takes to work with schools and libraries. Educational Service Representatives Educational Service Representatives, formerly known as Educational Consultants, work their book business just like other consultants through home parties and Facebook parties. In addition to these…

Bless Families Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Families all over the Houston area have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. My Family  was  fortunate and only lost our use of sewage for a few weeks. I know families personally that were greatly affected. Whether they lost it all or ended up knee-deep in mold and drywall, these families could use some love. I’ve…

My thoughts after Hurricane Harvey

I’ve been debating what to say the past few days. My family and I are safe and some of the fortunate few in the city of Houston and surrounding areas. The past week seems like it has lasted a lifetime. I’ve seen friends lose it all and a good portion of our city is still…

Michelle Nelson Schmidt, an Amazing Author to Follow

Michelle Nelson-Schmidt, an amazing author to follow

As a former teacher, plus a mom and Usborne Books & More Consultant, I love learning about authors. There are some incredible authors out in the world, but I have a few personal favorites. One of my favorite authors is Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. If you love books, reading, and some fantastic positive energy, you’ll love her…

Peek Inside Look Inside See Inside

The Differences between Peek Inside, Look Inside, and See Inside books

If you’ve been around Usborne Books a while, you know there are a TON of Lift-the-Flap books! But, what’s the difference between the Peek Inside, Look Inside, and See Inside Books? Peek Inside Peek Inside books are great for younger children, preschool age. These smaller non-fiction beauties include some new titles including fairy tales like…