Join Usborne Books & More with February $40 Kit Special

Start your business with Usborne Books & More for only $40 with the February Kit Special. Fill your home with beautiful and inspiring books and spread the LOVE of books in your community. Usborne’s $40 February start-up kit is valued at over $140 and contains some of Usborne’s best-sellers… soon to be YOUR children’s favorite new books!

Working with Usborne Books & More has been life-changing for our family – our bookshelves are bursting with incredible books and my kids are always asking to read another book.  They can never get enough!! I’m so glad I’ve been able to pass along my love of books to my children and that I’ve been able to make a business out of it!

The Benefits of Working with Usborne Books & More:

  • The best books for your children
  • Phonics books & reading libraries to help teach your child to read
  • Durable baby books, perfect for all those baby showers
  • Activity books for traveling
  • Affordable chapter books
  • The perfect gifts for birthdays and holidays
  • Non-fiction books about topics your children care about
  • Books to help teach your child hobbies like Chess and Cooking
  • Majority of books are under $10!

  • Books for Young Artists

YOUR children will obviously reap all the benefits of you working with UBAM! But you may be wondering…

What else can you do with this business?

  • Parties: Get your friends together to share these books online or at home! Easy-peasy!
  • Fundraisers with our “Cards for a Cause” program: Help organizations you care about meet their fundraising goals with our gorgeous, embellished gift cards!
  • Book Drives: Support causes that will put our awesome books into the hands of children who NEED them! ← My favorite part of this business!
  • Book Fairs: Get involved in your community by introducing these books to families in your local schools, church fairs, and community events.
  • Reading Challenges: Encourage children in your community to read MORE and help them set goals to read everyday for a set amount of time, to help raise money to buy NEW books for their homes and libraries!
  • Become a Team Leader: Grow a team of like-minded consultants and share the book-love across the country!

  • Show off the books at local schools, libraries and community events!

What about the nitty-gritty details?

Literacy Launchers LogoWorried about HOW to do all these things? You’ll love our TEAM, Literacy Launchers, who will walk with you and provide incredible training to get you LAUNCH you into your business!

Wondering about HOW you’ll do this every month? You don’t have to… There are no monthly requirements! Work as little or as much as you want! There are no additional fees for the first 6 months – afterwards, you’ll pay a small fee to keep your shopping website open. This gives you a great opportunity to get your business started!!

Ready to get started? This February ONLY, you can join for just $40 (not included tax and s&h). Our mini and full kit kits are still available for $75 or $125 if you want more books in your start-up kit, but if you’ve already got some UBAM books at home, this February kit special is perfect for you!

Join Usborne Books & More in February for just $40!

Books for When Your Child is Sick

We never want our children to be sick, but I’ve found some of these books to be helpful when my little ones are requesting extra books during an illness. From comforting stories about mothers nursing their little ones back to help, to cautionary tales of how germs spread, these are great stories to help your child feel loved and cared for.

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What are Germs from Usborne Books & More
Ages 2.5+

What Are Germs from Usborne Books & More

This book describes what germs are and how to avoid them in a simple way. My daughter loves pointing to the pictures of viruses and bacteria and figuring out which one she has. It’s a great non-fiction book about germs that reinforces good hygiene. A must-have for every home with preschoolers!


Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson
Ages 2-5

Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson

Bear’s friends all help take care of him when he’s sick and he returns the favor when he’s all better. Very sweet book! Wilson’s books have a lovely cadence and are so enjoyable to read aloud. We love them all!


Llama Llama Home with Mama by Anna Dewdney
Ages 2-5

Llama Llama Home with Mama by Anna Dewdney

Whatever your problem, Anna Dewdney probably has a book about it! Llama needs to stay home to recuperate and of course, his mama helps him. When she gets sick, he remembers just what to do to help her get better too.


Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
Ages 2+

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

Chances are this classic is already on your shelf! Madeline needs her appendix removed STAT and is taken to a hospital where she has surgery and needs to recover.  We love Madeline’s bravery and the wonderful rhythmic language in this book.



Shine-a-Light At the Hospital from Usborne Books & More
Ages 4+

Shine-a-Light At the Hospital from Usborne Books & More

If your child needs a visit to the hospital, you’ll appreciate this interactive book from Usborne Books & More. It includes several different examples of people needing to be in the hospital (all done in a gentle way), as well as concepts like the “break room” for doctors.


Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo by E.S. Redmond
Ages 2-5

Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo by E.S. Redmond

Watch what happens when Felicity Floo visits the zoo and spreads her germs to all the animals. Great way to show how our germs spread to others. Plus, the pictures are pretty funny!


Don’t You Feel Well, Sam? by Amy Hest
Ages 2+

Don’t You Feel Well, Sam? by Amy Hest

Such a cute story about little Sam who gets sick and how he eventually takes his medicine to feel better. His mama hold his during the night until he falls back asleep and eventually the snow starts to fall. So sweet!


I hope these books are a comfort to your child next time he/she has a cold! And hopefully, reading and talking about how germs spread will help your child to be vigilant about washing their hands and containing their germs! Stay healthy!

Books About Being Sick || Crumbs in the Binding

Activity Books for Your Preschooler

My preschooler amazes me with the things she is able to do lately! She’s been coming home from preschool with art projects that I hadn’t thought to begin with her yet! Today I’m sharing some of my favorite activities to do from Usborne Books & More. The best part about all of these is that everything is included with the books and you won’t have to run out to purchase any extras! Also, no mess!

First Sticker Books

Recommended for Ages 4+

You can introduce these sticker books to younger children but they’ll need a lot of help. By 3 ½, my daughter is completely independent with her sticker books. I read her the brief text on each page and tear out the matching page of stickers, and she’s happy to work on this solo! We love Space, Nature, Nativity and Travel in this series, but they are plenty of other topics to choose from as well!


Wipe-Clean Space Activities

Recommended for Ages 4+

There are many wipe-clean books to choose from, such as Alphabet, Numbers, Mazes and Telling Time, but my new favorite is this brightly colored Wipe-Clean Space. Full of fun activities for children, all you have to do is teach your child how to use a napkin or wipe (for stubborn markings) to clean each page. Voila! Since they’re cleanable, you can use them for a long time!


My First Maze Book

Recommended for Ages 4+

Can you believe your preschooler is already doing mazes?! You can find basic mazes anywhere, but the illustrations in this book are unbelievable. This is a very fun addition to our activity book collection. We do one or two just before a meal is ready to get my daughter at the table and relaxed before we eat together. If your child loves mazes, they are many more available that are more difficult, such as Space, Around the World, and Pirates.

Magic Painting Book

Recommended for Ages 4+

All you need is a bit of water to activate the “magic” in these Magic Painting Books! This series has been growing, so you’ll love the choices like Fairies, Under the Sea, and Dinosaurs. The back page is a thicker, lined page that you tuck in behind the page the child is working on, so the water doesn’t soak through. Younger children will need supervision with the cup of water so they don’t overdo it, but my 3 ½ yr old can do this on her own.

Little Children’s Dinosaur Activity Book

Recommended for Ages 4+

Combine your child’s love for mazes, dot-to-dots, matching, counting and even stickers in their favorite subjects in the Little Children’s Activity Books. Dinosaurs, Space, and Knights & Castles are some of the titles in this series. As a bonus, these books have non-fiction elements to them so your child will be learning new vocabulary and concepts.


I Can Draw Animals

Recommended for Ages 3+

Lastly, if you have a budding artist, you may want to begin with some of the drawing books geared to the preschool age. This book gets increasingly more difficult, but my daughter is able to do the first few in the book without any guidance and feels so proud of herself! When I first introduced it, my husband or I would sit down with her to work on it and help explain the steps, but after several months, she will pull the book out and work on it by herself. I would be sure to work with the child in the beginning to help curb any frustration as this book is more challenging than the others!

There you have it! Whether you are looking for a quiet activity in the afternoon or need to keep a child occupied at a restaurant or waiting room, these books will travel well and help keep your child engaged with an educational (AND FUN) activity!

No Mess Activity Books for Preschoolers || Crumbs in the Binding

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