Survival in Space: The Apollo 13 Mission by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Survival in Space Apollo 13

50 years ago right about now Apollo 13 was about 2 days away (April 14th) from the infamous communication ‘Houston, we have a problem’ which prompted a flurry of problem solving, engineering and mathematical genius to bring home the three men on-board the stricken space module and showing that courage and ingenuity can do seemingly … Continue reading Survival in Space: The Apollo 13 Mission by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Littlefae is a HUGE fan of Non-fiction books particularly science and engineering books and is beginning to grow a love for history too. This book Secrets in the Skies: Galileo and the Astonishing Solar System offers the best of both worlds with its tale of the remarkable courage of Galileo to challenge everything we knew … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

We are really enjoying the collaboration between the British Museum and Nosy Crow producing some fabulous History books. We adored the Ancient Egyptian edition of this series earlier this year and we were super excited to receive a copy of the Ancient Greeks edition which has been very much enjoyed. Littlefae I like Ancient Greece … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

Notable Non-Fiction- Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong- First Man on the Moon – Alex Woolf illustrators: Luisa Uribe, George Ermos and Nina Jones.

Continuing my Space themed non-fiction books in preparation for the 50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Mission on 20th July here is something really great for 8 & up ideal for someone who wants to know the history and the human experience of the Space Race.This book is excellent as a biography of the life … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong- First Man on the Moon – Alex Woolf illustrators: Luisa Uribe, George Ermos and Nina Jones.