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Internet-linked Books
Usborne Internet-linked books contain descriptions of websites recommended by Usborne editors to help you find out more about a subject on the Internet. The links in Quicklinks take you straight to the Usborne-recommended sites.
Downloadables
These are pictures, maps, diagrams, animations and puzzles from Usborne Internet-linked books that you can download, free of charge, for your own personal use.

Copyright Notice

This Web site and its contents are protected by international laws. All images and files are copyright © 2000-2006 Usborne Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.

The Web site images and text may be downloaded for your own personal, non-commercial use, but may not be reproduced, modified, used or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning or otherwise, without the prior permission of Usborne Publishing.

Usborne Quicklinks

Usborne Publishing has made every effort to ensure that material on the Web sites listed in Usborne Quicklinks is suitable for its intended purpose. However, Usborne Publishing is not responsible, and does not accept liability, for the content of any Web site other than its own. Nor will it be liable for any exposure to harmful, offensive, or inaccurate material which may appear on the Web.

The Web sites listed in Quicklinks are regularly reviewed. If any of the sites recommended in a book become unavailable or unsuitable, we will, if possible, replace them with alternative sites.

We recommend that children are supervised while on the Internet, that they do not use Internet Chat Rooms and that you use filtering software to block unsuitable material.

Usborne Publishing will have no liability for any damage or loss caused by viruses that may be downloaded as a result of browsing the sites it recommends. These terms of use are governed by English law.

Downloadable pictures

The downloadable pictures provided in the Quicklinks area of the Usborne Web site may be downloaded to your computer and printed out for your own personal, non-commercial use. For example, students may download pictures to use in a school report or project, and teachers may download pictures for classroom work. The pictures are the copyright of Usborne Publishing and may not be reproduced in print or in electronic form for any commercial or profit-related purpose.

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