Non fiction

The Professor Astro Cat series

I am a huge fan of children’s books about science, particularly those that showcase just how interesting and exciting Science is (read our reviews of Rebel Science and The Awesome Body Book). The Professor Astro Cat series published by Flying Eye Books is a fantastic example of just that. These books feature an alley cat with a difference, this one’s a professor who is here… Continue reading The Professor Astro Cat series

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The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo

The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo (published by Flying Eye Books) is a truly stunning picture book. It celebrates life, love and family as we meet Nana who is celebrating her birthday. The story is told from the perspective of a young girl, Nana’s grandaughter, as she asks her Nana about the lines on her… Continue reading The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo

Non fiction

The Awesome Body Book by Adam Frost

I have a three year old and like any small person he is very inquisitive; I get asked a LOT of questions. All the time. I’ve found it tricky to find non-fiction books that have quick, accessible facts but The Awesome Body Book by Adam Frost is perfect. Published by Bloomsbury, this is a fun book that is bursting… Continue reading The Awesome Body Book by Adam Frost

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Boris Babysits! by Sam Lloyd

From the minute we got this book in the post, my boys couldn’t wait to get their hands on it. Like many other books by Sam Lloyd, Boris Babysits! (published by Templar Publishing) has an eye-catching furry friend staring right out at you from the front cover just waiting to be played with. In this book it’s the purple bundle… Continue reading Boris Babysits! by Sam Lloyd

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Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull

Picture books are always a fabulous source for inspiring children’s imaginations and Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull (published by Templar Publishing) does that perfectly. It’s night time and we’re at the seaside with a little monsted named George and his dog, Boris. George wants to spend the whole night building the biggest sandcastle anyone has ever seen when… Continue reading Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull

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A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter

We were recently sent a copy of A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter. Published by Little Door Books, this is a sweet picture book about an over excitable pup named Georgie who wants to join in and play with everyone she meets. She strays off the path in hot pursuit of frogs, bunnies and squirrels as she… Continue reading A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter