Where Once We Stood by Christopher Riley and Martin Impey

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk on the moon? To follow in the footsteps of the Moonwalkers from the Apollo missions? Where Once We Stood tells the stories of the twelve human beings who have lived and worked on another world. Each mission is retold in it's own chapter, using … Continue reading Where Once We Stood by Christopher Riley and Martin Impey

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A Planet Full Of Plastic by Neal Layton

The Blurb Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC. If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it’s not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn’t rot away – it sticks around for … Continue reading A Planet Full Of Plastic by Neal Layton

Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep by Sabrina Weiss and Guilia De Amicis

Whether it’s minuscule, majestic or mythical creatures that inhabit the seas and oceans that cover our planet your interested in, or the raft of different marine ecosystems found beneath the waves, from deltas, marches and mangroves to kelp forests and coral reefs, and down to the deepest depths, this book has them all. Oceans In … Continue reading Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep by Sabrina Weiss and Guilia De Amicis

Plantopedia: A Celebration Of Nature’s Greatest Show-Offs by Adrienne Barman

From the healers to the poisoners, the perfumed to the stinkers, the forest dwellers to the mountaineers and even the magical, with more than 600 of nature’s most amazing plants, this is a budding botanist’s delight. Each section is bursting with a huge selection of the amazing plant life on planet Earth. The incredibly detailed, … Continue reading Plantopedia: A Celebration Of Nature’s Greatest Show-Offs by Adrienne Barman

National Non-Fiction November: The FCBG Blog Tour

Today, it’s my turn to help The Federation Of Children’s Book Groups (FCBG) celebrate National Non-Fiction November (#GNNFN). The theme FCBG have chosen for National Non-Fiction November (NNFN) for this special 50th anniversary year is ‘Food and Festivals Around the World’, and I’m delighted to share two fabulous titles from Quarto taking you from your garden … Continue reading National Non-Fiction November: The FCBG Blog Tour

Sportopedia: An Illustrated Introduction To The World Of Sport by Adam Skinner, illustrated by Mark Long

Calling all sports fans! Want to find out about the huge range of sports out there? Look no further than this amazing compendium featuring over 50 different sports, both familiar and less known. There’s a whole range of ball sports, racket sports, water sports, motor sports, target sports, combat sports, athletics and gymnastics, as well … Continue reading Sportopedia: An Illustrated Introduction To The World Of Sport by Adam Skinner, illustrated by Mark Long

Perfectly Peculiar Plants by Chris Thorogood, illustrated by Catell Ronca

If you thought plants were boring, it’s time to think again! They aren’t just pretty adornments in our gardens; from producing pollen and food to providing the air we breathe, we couldn’t exist without them. They’re amazing in their range of colour, shape and size. But some are more peculiar than others. Masters of camouflage, … Continue reading Perfectly Peculiar Plants by Chris Thorogood, illustrated by Catell Ronca