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

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

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Look What I Found in the Woods by Moira Butterfield & illustrated by Jesus Verona

Look What I Found in the Woods explores the forest from a child’s point of view – full of awe and wonder at all of the amazing things hidden inside. With gentle rhyme and packed full of information, readers will want to read it again and again. Opportunities to search and find will encourage them… Continue reading Look What I Found in the Woods by Moira Butterfield & illustrated by Jesus Verona

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Go Wild in the Mountains by Goldie Hawk & illustrated by Rachael Saunders

Go Wild in the Mountains is a valuable resource for anyone who loves adventures and exploring. From beautiful views to perilous peaks to spotting amazing wildlife, this book contains everything kids need to know about exploring mountains safely. Beginning with “what is a mountain” and how they’re formed, it covers so much about these incredible… Continue reading Go Wild in the Mountains by Goldie Hawk & illustrated by Rachael Saunders

Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Books about Saving Turtles and Protecting Oceans

Turtle Rescue by Jonny Marx & illustrated by Xuan Lee Turtle Rescue is a fun story packed full of information about protecting oceans and the animals who live there. Fact meets fiction as Flora and Fauna, a marine biologist adventurer and an inventor, go on holiday by the sea. Locals cleaning up the beach need… Continue reading Books about Saving Turtles and Protecting Oceans

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Above & Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans & illustrated by Hannah Bailey

Above and Below: Sea and Shore is a unique split page “lift the flap” non-fiction book that reveals ocean habitats above and below the waves. Through beautiful, detailed illustrations and interesting facts, readers are shown the fascinating living things along the coastline, in the polar oceans, in estuaries and many other salt water habitats.  Gorgeous… Continue reading Above & Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans & illustrated by Hannah Bailey

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)