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Usborne Publishing

Usborne is one of the world’s leading independent book publishers, creating irresistible books for children of all ages

London, Clerkenwell







Founded year


Entertainment & Media


Mission & purpose

Usborne Publishing is a renowned children's book publisher known for its wide range of educational and entertaining books for children of all ages. With a focus on high-quality content, engaging illustrations, and interactive features, Usborne Books offers a diverse selection of titles covering various topics, including fiction, non-fiction, activity books, and educational resources. Committed to excellence and innovation in children's publishing, Usborne continues to inspire and delight young readers with its captivating and educational books.


Starting salaries normally 10% over industry standard

Minimum of 25 days of paid holiday (full-time employees), plus statutory holidays

Extra holiday allowance after 3, 4 and 5 years with the company

An annual staff bonus, based on company profits

A transparent pay structure

Excellent company pension (some say the best in the business)

Interest free loans to buy a bike or an annual travelcard

An allowance to help with childcare costs, for parents working at Usborne

One-off bonus after 5 years with the company

Sabbatical scheme: 30 days EXTRA paid holiday every 7 years (or cash equivalent)