Activity Books, Book Review

Colouring Jesus & Colouring the Old Testament by Flix Gillett

These wonderful books from Lion Hudson are part comic book, part colouring book and so engaging. Perfect for home or school use, they tell key stories from the Bible in a clear style children will enjoy. The emotion and message of each story comes across through strong dialogue and the detail of the illustrations. Readers… Continue reading Colouring Jesus & Colouring the Old Testament by Flix Gillett

Activity Books, Article, Book Review, Reading

Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Series

Classic Poetry: Years 5-6 is the second book in the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series. It contains twelve classic poems. Each poem is accompanied by eight sets of questions based on the Key Stage Two Reading Content Domains. Classic poems give the reader a window into the past, to another time or another place, while… Continue reading Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Series

Activity Books, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Birch Trees, Bluebells and other British Plants by Nikki Dyson

Birch Trees, Bluebells and other British Plants is a beautiful non-fiction sticker book created in association with National Trust.  It is full of many of the flowers, plants and trees you might find in the British countryside throughout the year. Facts about how plants live and grow have been combined with lovely, brightly coloured illustrations.… Continue reading Birch Trees, Bluebells and other British Plants by Nikki Dyson

Activity Books, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

2021 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children’s Almanac by Anna Wilson & Elly Jahnz

2021 is a new year with new adventures to discover. 2021 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children’s Almanac is a fantastic resource bursting with ideas for families from The National Trust. As a winter of restrictions continues, many families are looking for new ideas for child-friendly activities. This book is the answer providing numerous fun and interesting… Continue reading 2021 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children’s Almanac by Anna Wilson & Elly Jahnz

Activity Books, Book Review

Scavenger Art: Creative Challenges for Curious Kids by Lexi Reese & illustrated by Molly O’Donoghue

Scavenger hunts are fun. Drawing is fun. Put them together for ★ SCAVENGER ART ★ This unique art-based activity book includes 52 scavenger hunts designed to ✓ encourage curious minds✓ spark creativity✓ practise mindfulness✓ develop drawing skills Perfect for ages 6 to 12. What do you get when you combine scavenger hunts with pages of drawing inspiration? Lots and lots of… Continue reading Scavenger Art: Creative Challenges for Curious Kids by Lexi Reese & illustrated by Molly O’Donoghue

Activity Books, Book Review

Wicked Writing Skills: Over 90 Non-fiction Activities by Lexi Rees

Writing is like a spell. It can melt hearts and fry brains, twisting and turning as the magic works. Want the world to fall at your feet, destroyed by the might of your pen? - Sharpen your powers of persuasion - Sky-rocket your debating skills - Add ooomph to your reports - And lots more!… Continue reading Wicked Writing Skills: Over 90 Non-fiction Activities by Lexi Rees

Activity Books, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Find Tom in Time: Ming Dynasty China by Fatti Burke with The British Museum

Find Tom in Time is a series of fantastically fun non-fiction books with a twist! Page after page of puzzle-solving adventures make them incredibly appealing.  They will be snatched up by every child who spots them! With clear historical overviews and detailed facts on every page, they are so much more than just search and… Continue reading Find Tom in Time: Ming Dynasty China by Fatti Burke with The British Museum

Activity Books, Book Review

The Book Dragon Club by Lexi Rees

The Book Dragon Club is a fun and engaging guide to running your own children’s book club bursting with challenges, lists, space for drawing and all the membership cards, bookmarks and details you need for a fantastic club! It may be used by parents, teachers, or even children themselves to organise a series of exciting,… Continue reading The Book Dragon Club by Lexi Rees

Activity Books, Book Review, Picture Books, Poetry

The Book of Selkie by Briana Corr Scott

The Book of Selkie by Canadian author Briana Corr Scott is an absolutely gorgeous poetry picture book explaining the mystical creature of the sea – the Selkie. With rich, earthy colours and water that shimmers like gems, the illustrations draw readers in with a magical charm. A spell is cast as we enter the world… Continue reading The Book of Selkie by Briana Corr Scott

Activity Books, Book Review

Supertato Sticker Book by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet

The Supertato Sticker Book by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet is a fun accompaniment to the Supertato picture book series. If you haven’t read the adventures of this veggie superhero, you absolutely must get your hands on them! They tell the story of Supertato, a brave potato who regularly saves the day in the supermarket.… Continue reading Supertato Sticker Book by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet