Book Review, Picture Books

The Mystery of the Golden Pyramid – A Lift the Flap Adventure by Adela Norean & Aaron Cushley

The Mystery of the Golden Pyramid cleverly mixes an exciting fiction story with fascinating non-fiction facts! When Sophie moves to her new house, she meets an unusual talking dog named Ari. He gives her the first piece of a puzzle only she can solve. It’s an amulet belonging to an Egyptian king. Sophie’s quest is… Continue reading The Mystery of the Golden Pyramid – A Lift the Flap Adventure by Adela Norean & Aaron Cushley

Book Review, Picture Books

Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Join Rooso (the cockerel) and his friends Montauciel (the sheep) and a duck with no name on their incredible adventure. It’s France in 1783 and these intrepid animals are the first passengers ever to fly in a hot air balloon. They belong to the Montgolfier family who love inventing things, especially Joseph-Michel who would rather… Continue reading Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Amazing Treasures by David Long & Muti

Amazing Treasures is bursting with over 100 amazing things from around the world. It is the second instalment in the Our Amazing World Series by Blue Peter Book Award winner, David Long. History, geography, culture and the environment are studied from a fascinating point of view. What makes a treasure? There are so many answers… Continue reading Amazing Treasures by David Long & Muti

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Tragedy at Sea: The Sinking of the Titanic by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Tragedy at Sea: The Sinking of the Titanic is a beautifully detailed non-fiction retelling of the story of the legendary ship and its demise in 1912. Starting with the race across the ocean, it moves through every major aspect of its construction, engineering, travellers, crew, safety, the route and that massive iceberg. Lessons learned after… Continue reading Tragedy at Sea: The Sinking of the Titanic by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

What Did the Tree See? by Charlotte Guillain & illustrated by Sam Usher (Blog Tour)

The inspiration behind What Did the Tree See?  Special guest post by Charlotte Guillain I’ve wanted to write a book about an oak tree for a long time. I live very close to the Blenheim Palace estate in Oxfordshire, where some of the oldest oaks in Europe can be found. Their location is kept secret,… Continue reading What Did the Tree See? by Charlotte Guillain & illustrated by Sam Usher (Blog Tour)

Book Review, Picture Books

The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford

The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth is an exciting picture book adventure with a real Night at the Museum feel. Oscar is awoken at midnight by strange stomping noises outside his window. When he discovers a talking woolly mammoth, he… Continue reading The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford