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  • It's Usborne Day!

    Thu, 03 Oct 2013 09:18

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    To celebrate 40 years of Usborne books this year, Saturday 5th October has been declared Usborne Day! As part of the celebrations, we've got a brilliant prize to give away, comprising of 40 bestselling Usborne titles, as well as lots of Usborne Day goodies, including a T-shirt and limited edition tote bag! To enter, simply answer the question below. Good luck! Competition closes October 28th.

    PLUS: We also have some fun activity sheets for you to download and print off!

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    Competition now closed

    Posted by Adam Adam

    Categories: prize, competition, Usborne, 40th

    Usborne Day

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

      3. The competition is open to all excluding residents of Italy. Parents/guardians must submit the entry for those under the age of 16. Images must not contain photographs of minors without an adult's consent.

      4. The prize winner will be decided by The Book Depository. The Book Depository will not enter into correspondence about the choice of winner.

      5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page -- no entry received after that time will be considered. The winner will be announced as specified on the competition page. There is one prize

      6. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

      7. The prize winner will be notified by telephone/email. If the selected entrant does not meet all of the contract conditions, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

      8. The competitions are not open to employees of The Book Depository and their sponsors or their immediate families.

      9. By entering the contest, entrants, consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph and/or image for publicity purposes in all media carried out by The Book Depository, without payment or compensation.

      10. The decisions of the contest judges are final. The prize must be accepted as awarded.

      11. The right is reserved to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time.

      12. All entries become the property of The Book Depository, who assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the promotional period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by The Book Depository on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. The Book Depository reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the email portion of this contest should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of The Book Depository corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The Book Depository reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered within any way. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of the independent judging panel, which are final.

      13. Entries must be submitted by the named entrant (or their parent/guardian for children aged 16 or under) and will be invalid if found to come from a third party. Multiple entries from a single source (e.g 'competition entry' website/company) will be disqualified.

      14. For name/county of prize winner, please send a stamped addressed envelope marked The Book Depository, Thames Central, Hatfield Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1QE. No entries should be sent to this address.

      15. Entry to the competition is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

      16. The email address and phone number you provide to enter the competition will be used by us to contact you if necessary, and will not be shared with other companies. The Book Depository will only use your email address in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and in accordance with our privacy policy.

      17. The Promoters have organised these prize draws in good faith and do not accept liability relating to the prize.


    1. Marina Erdeljan's avatar Marina Erdeljan

      Oh, the expectations... I hope you announce the winner soon!!!

      Posted Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:36
    2. Wendy Timms's avatar Wendy Timms

      Oh we love Usborn books in my house (with a 5yr, 3yr, 2yr and 1yr old). Such a great collection using stories, colour textures, rhyme and more. Great work Usborne!

      Posted Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:37
    3. Maria Papanikolaou's avatar Maria Papanikolaou

      we would love to win this prize... it is a great gift for my little one... so who is the winner???

      Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 06:07
    4. Melissa Mifsud's avatar Melissa Mifsud

      Fingers Crossed ;)

      Posted Wed, 06 Nov 2013 16:10
    5. Melissa Mifsud's avatar Melissa Mifsud

      Fingers crossed ;)

      Posted Wed, 06 Nov 2013 16:07
    6. Michelle Ptak's avatar Michelle Ptak

      What a lovely prize to share x

      Posted Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:18
    7. Mitzal's avatar Mitzal

      Have a ton of nephews and nieces to share these books with

      Posted Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:31
    8. Kathleen Gereg's avatar Kathleen Gereg

      Oh my! Hours of fun here with this great giveaway!

      Posted Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:08
    9. Lisa Lutz's avatar Lisa Lutz

      Awesome contest! Especially for a book loving gal whose has passed on the love of reading to her children! GLA:)

      Posted Fri, 25 Oct 2013 04:02
    10. Lyndal Fletcher's avatar Lyndal Fletcher

      Wow, this is such a fantastic prize! My son & I just love books!! We read lots of books everyday together. Its such a special thing to do with each otehr. Hope we win!!!!

      Posted Mon, 21 Oct 2013 05:49
    11. Barbara Urban's avatar Barbara Urban

      Thanks for the opportunity to win this fabulous prize. My grandchildren and I will have lots of fun!!!

      Posted Sun, 20 Oct 2013 23:38
    12. Chis Danut Ioan's avatar Chis Danut Ioan

      Great opportunity!

      Posted Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:22
    13. Tracey Forrest's avatar Tracey Forrest

      Love Love Love your cheap prices.My son loves to read books together with me..I love the giveaways you guys have.Thank you so so much for the chance:)

      Posted Sun, 20 Oct 2013 10:05
    14. Renee Zahra's avatar Renee Zahra

      love the site - great prices

      Posted Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:17
    15. Rebecca Miller's avatar Rebecca Miller

      Our boys love Usborne books! They spend hours and hours making paper planes of all the shapes and compete! Awesome!

      Posted Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:21
    16. Caroline D's avatar Caroline D

      Lovely books for young and anyone young at heart.

      Posted Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:15
    17. Sarah's avatar Sarah

      I have never read Usborne books, but absolutely love reading. It would encourage my non-reading brothers to read more!!:)

      Posted Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:50
    18. Anna Briggs's avatar Anna Briggs

      Our family continue to enjoy Usborne books & we always have room on the shelves for more! Good luck to everyone.

      Posted Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:16
    19. Julie King's avatar Julie King

      I absolutely love reading and doing activities with my grandchildren.

      Posted Wed, 09 Oct 2013 06:46
    20. Jill Robinson's avatar Jill Robinson

      Thank you for this great opportunity...I read these wonderful books to my kids & now there are Grands & Great-grands to read to, so winning would be fantastic!

      Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 06:58
    21. Glenda Daykin's avatar Glenda Daykin

      Books can be one of our best friends. If you are feeling sad, they can make you happy. If frightened, safe. If lonely, comforted. If bored, entertained. If angry, calm, etc. Books are always the perfect gifts. Best wishes to all readers.

      Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 01:34
    22. Anne Marie Farragher's avatar Anne Marie Farragher

      I love Usborne books. As a primary school teacher, this prize would be great in the classroom!

      Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 01:25
    23. Jade Garnett's avatar Jade Garnett

      Pick me! Have 2 little boys that would LOVE this. Thanks. JG

      Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:01
    24. Daniel's avatar Daniel

      It's so inspiring that Usborne makes such creative, colorful and stimulating material. Kids will be delighted with such activity sheets! Happy Usborne Day!!! :)

      Posted Mon, 07 Oct 2013 15:13
    25. Florencia Hudson's avatar Florencia Hudson

      Wishing Usborne a fabulously special day! From one 40 year old to another, I say life is adventure and we're just starting! All the best!!

      Posted Mon, 07 Oct 2013 03:49

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