A word about our publishers


Usborne is a multi-award winning children's publishing company. It was founded by Peter Usborne in 1973. It is now the largest and most successful independent children's book publisher in the UK. There are currently around 2,000 Usborne books, from baby books to young adult novels. The books are translated in more and more different european languages.  Watch the video and take a tour of the usborne London offices and meet its founder Peter Usborne.


Lire sans frontières

Founded in 2003, Lire sans frontières is an associative publishing house specialized in children's books in foreign languages - with audio CDs. The project is run by a collective of parents and teachers. Lire sans frontières works for the democratisation of foreign languages and wishes to assist children in their own learning. More generally it stands up for pursuing  a multilingual education. Since its creation, Lire sans frontières has provided workshops, English courses and activities in Nantes, France. LSF published its first children's publication in 2015 in English mainly - with bilingual sections (English - French) for children aged 5 and upwards.

Agnès Ernoult is an illustrator graduated from the famous Ecole Pivaut in Nantes. Each page of this book is a real work of Art - painted with watercolour and ink. Justin and Other Stories is her first children's book. She now lives in Paris.


Agnès in the middle of a signing session at the famous Montaigu (France) book fair and working at Justin and Other stories.

Miriam Ancel-Brown is American. She recorded Justin and Other Stories in both English and French. She is gratuated from a Performing Arts School - Nanterre University in Paris. She has been living in Nantes for a few years, teaches English through theatrical game, storytelling and different activities in different places. A true artist of many projects !

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