Non Fiction

  • Kindness Grows by Britta Teckentrup
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    Kindness Grows by Britta Teckentrup

    Kindness Grows is a beautifully illustrated picture book which uses the analogy of a tree to demonstrate the difference between a crack developing in a relationship when we are unkind and the blossoming of a relationship when we care. In a world that is polluted by selfishness and disrespect the book gives readers, young and […]


  • Chef Junior by Will Bartlett, Katie Dessinger, Paul Kimball, Abigail Langford & Anthony Spears

    Chef Junior by Will Bartlett, Katie Dessinger, Paul Kimball, Abigail Langford & Anthony Spears

    Chef Junior 100 Super Delicious Recipes by Kids for Kids! is a fabulous first cookery book which is written by children from the US and Canada. But the book doesn’t just include recipes, there’s also advice about shopping, kitchen equipment and cooking for people with allergies. We spent a lot of time in the kitchen during…


  • Survival by Anna Claybourne and Louise McNaught

    Survival by Anna Claybourne and Louise McNaught

    Survival, published in association with conservation charity Tusk, takes a fascinating and informative look at twenty animal species that are facing the challenge of survival. It’s an eye opening look at the dangers that they face and how extremely low the numbers of some species are.


  • Happy 6th Birthday Story Snug
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    Happy 6th Birthday Story Snug

    I really can’t believe that we’re celebrating Story Snug’s 6th birthday! I had no idea when I started Story Snug that it would become such a big and important part of our life but we’re still having lots of fun blogging and we’re nearly up to 600 blogposts. We have read so many wonderful books, old…


  • 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…


  • Hidden World Ocean by Libby Walden & Stephanie Fizer-Coleman

    Hidden World Ocean by Libby Walden & Stephanie Fizer-Coleman

    Hidden World Ocean is a beautifully illustrated, sturdy lift-the-flap book which introduces children to thirty six different sea dwelling creatures. It’s a colourful introduction to sea life which includes many different species including sharks, octopuses, various fish and crabs.


  • 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…


  • Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World by Kate Pankhurst
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    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World by Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World was a Christmas present but it has taken us a while to read about each of the thirteen women who have made a big impact on history, not just in their own countries but worldwide. The defining moments in each woman’s life are shown on beautifully illustrated pages which are full of information about…


  • 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…


  • WHIZZ POP BANG! Magazine
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    WHIZZ POP BANG! Magazine

    Age Range: 6 to 11 WHIZZ POP BANG! is ‘An Awesomely Amazing Science Magazine’. Designed to help children get excited by science it contains experiments, facts, puzzles, riddles and jokes all presented in a really fun way. But it’s not only great for children, as a parent and as a teacher, I found it interesting, informative…