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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. Rufina Soelistyo's avatar Rufina Soelistyo

      Happy Birthday, Usborne! I pray I will win the gift! I am a preschool owner and our school could sure do with some free books for our library. :)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:23
    2. Julie Hemmings's avatar Julie Hemmings

      Happy Birthday to Usborne Books. Use them all the time. Thank you for the chance to win some free as now medically retired. Here comes another 40 years!!!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:13
    3. Anamaria Panti's avatar Anamaria Panti

      Happy birthday for Usborne books!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:46
    4. Melinda's avatar Melinda

      They are simply wonderful, colourful, we enjoy very much the stories anytime we read an Usborne book. Thanks a billion!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:44
    5. Virginia OFarrell's avatar Virginia OFarrell

      We already have a heap of Usborne books - they're my absolute favourites for quality. My 4 year old is learning to read for herself now, and would love a prize like this. Whenever she's quiet, she's not getting into trouble - she's reading a book. :)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:41
    6. Lesley Burns's avatar Lesley Burns

      We all love Usborne books and the assorted children are all budding bookworms like their parents and grandparents too so would adore this prize

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:22
    7. Melissa's avatar Melissa

      As a teacher, I have a small obsession with Usborne books. I would love to win this prize!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:19
    8. Emma Fitzsimmons's avatar Emma Fitzsimmons

      Yay - we love Usborne Books!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:04
    9. michelle ratcliff's avatar michelle ratcliff

      happy usborn day, what an awesome prize!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:00
    10. Victoria's avatar Victoria

      Usborne book are great for both reading and eductional purposes . My nephew just loves them and spends hours reading and doing exercises of the Usborne books hehas and I am positive that it would be his best present for his 4 birthday on the 13th October . We just hope that we will continue to see new books of the Usborne company !!!!!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:46
    11. vicky cheng's avatar vicky cheng

      Only unique Usborne books suit all of unique children.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:40
    12. vicky cheng's avatar vicky cheng

      Only unique Usborne books suit all of unique children.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:39
    13. Susanne Mann's avatar Susanne Mann

      My precious son Bruce was born on 5th October He died at the age of 22 from a disease which affected his kidneys. He loved to hear me read and would say 'read it proply' when I messed around. He had an intellectual disability and was much loved

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:20
    14. Laurelin Wainwright's avatar Laurelin Wainwright

      I have two young boys who LOVE books! I am so thankful that they have embraced reading as it really is one of the greatest gifts a parent can impart to their children that will stay with them for the rest of their lives!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:03
    15. Christina Adams's avatar Christina Adams

      We read every day, before sleeps and during playtime too! Many of these are great Usborne titles, and having an extra bunch of new ones would be great for our home library :) thanks!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:55
    16. LeAnn Harling's avatar LeAnn Harling

      The young and wonderful girl I call granddaughter just became a proud big sister. She can read these to her little one as she grows. I can see them now ~

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:46
    17. Lesley Rowsell's avatar Lesley Rowsell

      I would love this what a better way to finish the day with a pillow and a bed and a good book

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:46
    18. jen fletcher's avatar jen fletcher

      I'd find a place for these with children that really need books !

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:34
    19. Antonina Jagiello's avatar Antonina Jagiello

      Congratulations and best wishes for continued success! Thankyou for a lovely opportunity.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:59
    20. cheryl stillwell's avatar cheryl stillwell

      Usborne books are great for the wholefamily!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:16
    21. Rachel Kabunda's avatar Rachel Kabunda

      My little boy LOVES the touch and feel books - good job Usborne :)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 03:53
    22. Hieu Bui's avatar Hieu Bui

      Great! Congrats on your 40th celebration. I'm am Usborne customer and I'm quite satisfied with Usborne books I bought so far. Cheers.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 03:20
    23. Jenny Boyle's avatar Jenny Boyle

      Usborne is one of the first searches I do on the Book Depository as there are so many amazing activities and books to purchase. Thank you for putting on this wonderful promotion!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 03:16
    24. Laura Pingsdorf's avatar Laura Pingsdorf

      I'm doing the English Teacher Training Program and I think it would be wonderful to be able to read these to my students!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:52
    25. Betty Cheng's avatar Betty Cheng

      Happy Birthday to you! I bought Usborne books for my boy to encourage a love for books. Make a big wish to win the gift as a big fan.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:51

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