Dorling Kindersley

  • National Insect Week: Picture Books about Insects
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    National Insect Week: Picture Books about Insects

    June 21st to 27th is National Insect Week which encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. We’ve learnt lots of fascinating facts about different kinds of insects through reading non fiction picture books but also by doing our own research after reading stories with insect main characters.


  • Climate Emergency Atlas by Dan Hooke

    Climate Emergency Atlas by Dan Hooke

    Climate Emergency Atlas What’s Happening – What Can We Do takes a fascinating and in depth look at our earth’s climate, what climate change is and how it’s affecting our planet. Although Thursday 22nd April is Earth Day every day should be Earth Day, our planet desperately needs our help. But this book has some great suggestions…


  • Spring reading! Picture books about gardens, birds and insects
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    Spring reading! Picture books about gardens, birds and insects

    We’ve chosen some of our favourite picture books for spring reading! They include books about insects, birds & a fabulous activity book.


  • PEEK and SEEK by Violet Peto & Charlotte Milner

    PEEK and SEEK by Violet Peto & Charlotte Milner

    PEEK and SEEK is a sturdy lift the flap board book which introduces children to six different animals, birds and insects, their very different habitats, their collective names and a wealth of other information. It also encourages the reader to spot hidden objects in each picture which makes reading the book a fun and very…


  • Goodnight Baby Moon by James Mitchem & Claire Patane

    Goodnight Baby Moon by James Mitchem & Claire Patane

    Goodnight Baby Moon is a gorgeous, sturdy board book with a fabulous cover that lights the moon up at the press of a button! It’s a beautiful, beautiful rhyming introduction to the different phases of the moon.


  • What’s Where On Earth Atlas

    What’s Where On Earth Atlas

    The What’s Where On Earth Atlas is absolutely packed full of interesting and educational facts about the world we live in. Having friends and family in various parts of the world means that we often use our globe to find out exactly where a country is and with the support of this atlas we have…


  • Follow the Trail by Dawn Siritt & Charlotte Milner
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    Follow the Trail by Dawn Siritt & Charlotte Milner

    These brightly coloured Follow the Trail books provide fantastic and fun learning for the littlest people and it’s hard to resist running your fingers along the colourful, glittery trails. The Follow the Trail books are sturdy hardbacks that introduce children to different creatures. On the first page of each book children are encouraged to chase the…


  • Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!
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    Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!

    We’ve been reading the Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! in preparation for National Non Fiction November. Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! is a large sturdy hardback with fantastic computer-generated illustrations.


  • My Encyclopedia of Very IMPORTANT THINGS
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    My Encyclopedia of Very IMPORTANT THINGS

    Before we had access to the Internet and search engines we used to use encyclopedias to help us answer our questions and learn new facts, a concept that I explained to my daughter when she asked me ‘how we found out the answers to our questions in the olden days’! My Encyclopedia of Very IMPORTANT THINGS has…