Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Secrets of the Mountain by Libby Walden & illustrated by Richard Jones

Secrets of the Mountain is one of the most beautiful picture books I have ever seen. The thoughtful, lyrical description of the power and majesty of a mountain combined with warm, gentle illustrations brings the scale and significance of this environment to life. The Rocky Mountains, in my home country of Canada, is one of… Continue reading Secrets of the Mountain by Libby Walden & illustrated by Richard Jones

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Let’s Explore Animal Homes by Little Tiger Press & illustrated by Lara Paulussen

Let’s Explore Animal Homes is a gorgeous non-fiction pop-up book for young children. With rhyme in the main text and interesting fact boxes, it is full of information including different types of homes, adaptations and what the animals do inside their homes. Perfect for EYFS/KS1 Science topics about Habitats and Homes, it looks at a… Continue reading Let’s Explore Animal Homes by Little Tiger Press & illustrated by Lara Paulussen

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Sounds of the Skies by Moira Butterfield & illustrated by Jonathan Woodward

Sounds of the Skies is a beautiful hardcover non-fiction book with realistic sound effects. Fascinating descriptions and challenging vocabulary make this guide to birds and other wildlife in a wide range of ecosystems around the world a useful addition to every home or classroom bookshelf. Children will thoroughly enjoy investigating this book either on their… Continue reading Sounds of the Skies by Moira Butterfield & illustrated by Jonathan Woodward