Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Interview with a Shark and Other Ocean Giants Too by Andy Seed & Nick East ~ Blog Tour

Get familiar with 10 extraordinary ocean giants as they step up to the mic and share their habits, behaviours, likes and dislikes, favourite foods, and more. In this fun and fact-filled book, bite sized text in a question-and-answer format is paired with colourful and engaging illustrations throughout. Features ‘interviews’ with a great white shark, blue whale,… Continue reading Interview with a Shark and Other Ocean Giants Too by Andy Seed & Nick East ~ Blog Tour

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Good News: Why the World is Not as Bad as You Think by Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Good News challenges readers to change the way they think about the world. Everyday, we are bombarded with so much bad news. Sometimes it is a struggle to find even one piece of positive, good news in everything that is out there. We live in a time of information overload where we have to differentiate… Continue reading Good News: Why the World is Not as Bad as You Think by Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

God Cares series by Debbie Duncan

We were so happy to receive three new books from the brilliant God Cares series by Debbie Duncan. Through these appealing and engaging books, children of a range of ages and reading abilities are able to think and pray through tough questions. When I Don't Give Up: Jesus and Zacchaeus is an illustrated reader aimed… Continue reading God Cares series by Debbie Duncan

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Rampaging Rugby by Robin Bennett & illustrated by Matt Cherry ~ Tom, age 11

We were so excited to receive this brilliant rugby guide from Firefly Press. My 11 year-old son, Tom, isn’t a big football fan – he much prefers rugby - so this is just the book for him. Here are his top ten reasons why this is a great book! 1. Easy to understand – The… Continue reading Rampaging Rugby by Robin Bennett & illustrated by Matt Cherry ~ Tom, age 11

Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Factopia!: Follow the Trail of 400 Facts by Kate Hale & illustrated by Andy Smith ~ Blog Tour

Follow the trail of facts and create your own story in the dazzling world of FACTopia! After learning that the horned dung beetle is the world’s strongest insect and can pull more than 1.141 times its own body weight, we take a diversion and head to pg. 40 to find out ‘Who’s creepy-crawly?’ …. …… Continue reading Factopia!: Follow the Trail of 400 Facts by Kate Hale & illustrated by Andy Smith ~ Blog Tour

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

The Lion Bible for Children (2021 edition) Murray Watts & Helen Cann

Murray Watts & Helen Cann have come together to create this thoughtful, engaging Bible for children. With a clear contents page, readers are able to easily locate well-known stories and see how everything fits together. Bright illustrations that spread across the pages are encouraging and full of warmth. We particularly like the expressive character illustrations.… Continue reading The Lion Bible for Children (2021 edition) Murray Watts & Helen Cann

Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

As we emerge from the third lockdown in the UK, this incredible book from Tiny Owl reminds us of the things that have gotten us through. Isolation and distance have been so hard but there has been beauty in the quiet moments. For many of us, life has slowed down and there has been more… Continue reading Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

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

Marvellous Machines by Jane Wilsher & Andres Lozano

Marvellous Machines is a very cool book about all sorts of incredible machines and inventions. It includes a very special magic lens that shows readers the inner workings of the technology with lots of surprises! We’ve explored this book for hours finding new discoveries on every page! From the simplest levers, pulleys and gears to… Continue reading Marvellous Machines by Jane Wilsher & Andres Lozano

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa & Kwon Su-jin and illustrated by Kin Ryung-eon

The Good Germ Hotel is a light-hearted look at the tiny organisms that live inside our bodies told from the point of view of one of the marvellous microbes themselves. Narrating the journey of what we eat from the moment we put it in our mouths to when it comes out the other end, the… Continue reading The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa & Kwon Su-jin and illustrated by Kin Ryung-eon