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

Architecture According to Pigeons By Speck Lee Tailfeather

There are not many books around about architecture for children. I have a few that were printed pre-1960, but they tend to be a little dry. When I saw this publication come up in my searches I quickly bookmarked it, and I’m glad I did! ‘Architecture According to Pigeons’, is an excellent book for children… Continue reading Architecture According to Pigeons By Speck Lee Tailfeather

Will’s Words How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk by Jane Sutcliffe

I don’t think any child is too young to be introduced to the great playwright, William Shakespeare. They may not necessarily read his writings at age six, but they can definitely hear the plays in story form and read simple books about the man himself. This publication, “Will’s Words” by Jane Sutcliffe is an excellent book… Continue reading Will’s Words How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk by Jane Sutcliffe

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

Nadia – The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still by Karlin Gray

Nadia Comaneci stunned the world at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games when she scored seven perfect tens in gymnastics. Not only was she the first gymnast to ever score a perfect ten, she was also the youngest gold medalist in gymnastics at only 14 years old. Her incredible feats at the Olympic Games made her… Continue reading Nadia – The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still by Karlin Gray

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