Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

It’s my stop on the Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep Blog Tour, and I am delighted to welcome Sabrina Weiss to my blog with a fascinating guest post... Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss The ocean is noisier than you might expect. Not just because of breaking waves or the loud engines of passing industry … Continue reading Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

Rivers by Peter Goes

The Blurb… A breathtaking journey along the world’s most important rivers, from the author of international bestseller Timeline. A non fiction book for children and all ages. The Review… Rivers is the follow up to Timeline, telling the stories of the rivers, and the people and lands they pass, on their journey to the sea. … Continue reading Rivers by Peter Goes

Chef Academy by Steve Martin, illustrated by Hannah Bone

Want to become a world-class chef? With sections on food skills, being a sous chef or head chef and a chef’s kit to end, Chef Academy is the ultimate guide for any budding master chef, but it’s most definitely not a recipe book. Chef Academy gives you the knowledge you need to set up and … Continue reading Chef Academy by Steve Martin, illustrated by Hannah Bone

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

The People Awards by Lily Murray, illustrated by Ana Albero

Roll out the red carpet and get set to explore the amazing achievements of people who have pursued their passions, pushed boundaries and changed the world. Find out who’s won The Brilliant Idea Awards, The Trailblazer Awards, The Creative Awards and many others, including my personal favourite, The One Voice Award. Celebrating the achievements of … Continue reading The People Awards by Lily Murray, illustrated by Ana Albero

Animals Behaving Badly by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Adam Stower

It’s said that the truth is stranger than fiction, and this book proves it. Including a devilish creature that can kill a polar bear, fish that kept a community awake, and a bird that can destroy anything, to name a few, this is a treasure trove of amazing animal behaviours that celebrates animals’ adaptability and … Continue reading Animals Behaving Badly by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Adam Stower

100 Things To Know About Space by Alex Frith, Alice James & Jerome Martin, illustrated by Federico Mariani & Shaw Nelson

So, you want to know more about the planets, moons, stars and the sun in our universe? This book covers it all and more. How could humans get to Mars? Where else in our universe could humans live? What do you need to be able to do to be an astronaut, and if you make … Continue reading 100 Things To Know About Space by Alex Frith, Alice James & Jerome Martin, illustrated by Federico Mariani & Shaw Nelson