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

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