The Dance of Time by Irene Aparici

This is an unusual book, but I have been intrigued by it since I first saw it in an online store. It was originally written in Spanish, but the English translation I have reviewed, is readily available. “The Dance of Time” is created for a young audience to introduce them to the planets and how… Continue reading The Dance of Time by Irene Aparici

Exploring Soils by Samantha Grover

  Samantha Grover loves soil. She loves soil so much she is a soil scientist. Inspired by her work, Samantha has written this exciting book introducing the fascinating world of mud and dirt to children. How can learning about soil be interesting for children (except for making mud pies) you may ask? Samantha is passionate about her… Continue reading Exploring Soils by Samantha Grover

The Book of Bees by Piotr Socha

“Read another page Mum!” Issy aged 7 Two hours later we had finished this incredible book! My daughter didn’t want me to stop and it’s easy to see why. “The Book of Bees” illustrated by Piotr Socha and text by Wojciech Grajkowski, is a fascinating combination of art and information that keeps you turning each… Continue reading The Book of Bees by Piotr Socha

The Long, Long Journey by Sandra Markle

The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration By Sandra Markle and Illustrated by Mia Posada Hillbrook Press, Minneapolis, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7613-5623-3 Purchase the book here: AbeBooks: The Long, Long Journey AMAZON: The Long, Long Journey As a child, I read a story about migrating birds. It detailed their long, harrowing journey through storms, exhaustion, danger and… Continue reading The Long, Long Journey by Sandra Markle