Keep Calm! by Dr Sharie Coombes – reducing anxiety for young people during the coronavirus pandemic

Keep Calm! by Dr Sharie Coombes, published by Studio Press and illustrated by Katie Abey and Ellie O'Shea is a self-care and activity book to help young people during and after the coronavirus pandemic. Keep Calm is the latest book from the team behind the popular Mindful Kids books and has been produced specifically to... Continue Reading →

Lena, the Sea and Me by Maria Parr

Lena, the Sea and Me by Maria Parr is a Norwegian middle grade book that has been translated into English by Guy Puzey and published by Walker Books. Having grown up together in Mathildewick Cove, a small town on the coast in Norway, Trille and his best friend Lena spent their childhood playing in the cove, planning daring adventures and... Continue Reading →

Slow Down by Rachel Williams and Freya Hartas

Slow Down by Rachel Williams, illustrated by Freya Hartas and published by Magic Cat Publishing contains 50 stories from the natural world that aim to encourage us to stop and appreciate the remarkable things that are happening all around us. So many things happen in the world without us even noticing, or perhaps they happen so reliably that... Continue Reading →

Fabio The World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective: Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James and Emily Fox

Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James, illustrated by Emily Fox and published by Bloomsbury is the second book in this funny detective series from the writer who brought us Captain Pug.   Fabio the flamingo lives on the banks of Lake Laloozee and he's the world's greatest detective. Bright pink, skinny and... Continue Reading →

Kids Love to Read #51 and Giveaway

Welcome to Kids Love to Read, a monthly linky for sharing posts about all things about kids books and reading with children, that we host alongside Laura's Lovely Blog and Book Bairn. You can catch up on the previous Kids Love to Read linkys over on Laura's Lovely Blog but first, over to our favourite posts... Continue Reading →

What’s Where on Earth Atlas

Prepare to see the world as you've never seen it before in this amazing reference book  from DK Books - What's Where on Earth Atlas. Breaking the mould of traditional atlases, this book brings the different landscapes of the world to life in brilliantly detailed 3-D maps and artwork. Starting with a chapter about the Earth... Continue Reading →

Kids Love to Read #50 and Giveaway

Welcome to Kids Love to Read, a monthly linky for sharing posts about all things about kids books and reading with children, that we host alongside Laura's Lovely Blog and Book Bairn. You can catch up on the previous Kids Love to Read linkys over on Laura's Lovely Blog but first, over to our favourite posts... Continue Reading →

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