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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. Sarah McCartin's avatar Sarah McCartin

      Books are the greatest treasure on earth.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:32
    2. Raylene De Passey's avatar Raylene De Passey

      Usborne books are brilliant. Great instructions, simple to use and a variety of topics. I love them.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:21
    3. Belinda Midson's avatar Belinda Midson

      We can't get enough of the Usborne books at our house. Our son loves the lift-the-flap books to learn how everything works :) Good Luck everyone!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:21
    4. Kate's avatar Kate

      We use Usborne books for Homeschooling. My daughter loves Time Traveller, and she loved the Usborne book of house and homes and also Usborne book of the world!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:04
    5. Filomena Gaglia's avatar Filomena Gaglia

      Awesome competition once again bd.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:56
    6. Germaine Katherine Cormier's avatar Germaine Katherine Cormier

      I have five grandchildren. I am familiar with Usborne books. This would be an awesome collection. I read them over and over.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:51
    7. Sheelah Toren's avatar Sheelah Toren

      Absolutely love Usborn books. A fantastic gift idea.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:48
    8. Mira Najdovska's avatar Mira Najdovska

      Quietly wishing that I will win this fantastic collection.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:43
    9. Shirley Turner's avatar Shirley Turner

      I have a baby great grand daughter that would love this collection.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:40
    10. opksue's avatar opksue

      thanks for the chance and the contest. good luck to everyone who enters. :)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:34
    11. John McMillan's avatar John McMillan

      I would love to sprinkle some Usborne book magic into my new little grandson's life.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:30
    12. Lynette Fouracre's avatar Lynette Fouracre

      no such thing as enough books!!!! Lynette Booklover

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:24
    13. ione myers's avatar ione myers

      Would love to win this for my grandson.Really that's only an excuse, I like reading kids books as well

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:22
    14. Cheryl Forbes's avatar Cheryl Forbes

      Happy Birthday to you! Bring on another 40 years, so that I can give them to my grand children as well!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:17
    15. Sue Markwell's avatar Sue Markwell

      What a lovely thing to do - share the joy of reading by giving away books

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:59
    16. Eline Franklin's avatar Eline Franklin

      Congratulations! My girls love the Usborne books we have. Great giveaway - thank you! :-)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:55
    17. Lachlan Williams's avatar Lachlan Williams

      I'd love to win this intriguing collection children's books. I work as a children with disabilities support worker in a rather rural region and have wanted to update our collection of books for quite some time.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:42
    18. Vanessa Spencer's avatar Vanessa Spencer

      Wonderful Birhday news hope I win as I work with children that need books

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:40
    19. Rachel's avatar Rachel

      Congratulation Usborne day!! and plz me!! me!! me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:35
    20. evey JurssLewis's avatar evey JurssLewis

      Please, please, please pick me!!! My family are diagnosed bibliophiles and I have more than 20 nieces and nephews, 2 children of my own and even great nieces and nephews that would love this prize!!!!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:34
    21. Ellyn M Harpantidis's avatar Ellyn M Harpantidis

      I'd love to win this great prize to begin a little library for my baby who is on the way! Hopefully he'll grow up surrounded by books- and loving them!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:32
    22. janie green's avatar janie green

      Happy 40th Usborne books! What a wonderful prize for children. I bought Usborne books for my daughter to encourage a love for books and would love for my grandson to have the same opportunity!

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:25
    23. Lyn Goroncy's avatar Lyn Goroncy

      What a great prize, our grandchidren, 6 of them will be over the moon with these books.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:20
    24. kerry a kelly's avatar kerry a kelly

      thanks for the chance and the contest. good luck to everyone who enters. :)

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:19
    25. Lee Ryan's avatar Lee Ryan

      Put the ipods and netbooks away, what a wonderful promotion, some lucky person will get to experience real live books......a joy which bypasses many children today.

      Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:17

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