Notable Non-Fiction- Turn and Learn Books illustrated by Hannah Tolson

This post is participating in #KLTR this month. These are such a clever idea. Littlefae is 6 but she still loves an interactive board book, lifting, turning, wiggling, she enjoys the kinaesthetic and sensory aspects of such books, and I suspect she isn’t the only one. Here the team at Caterpillar have applied the concept … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- Turn and Learn Books illustrated by Hannah Tolson

Goodnight Forest & Goodnight Ocean by Carmen Saldaña

These are lovely early non-fiction books that are inclusive and engaging for younger children whilst having a lovely balance of stretching within giving appropriate vocabulary for children up to 6 or so giving these books a long useful life. They are perfect to add to any study of Animal Habitats. Tinyfae Oh look at the … Continue reading Goodnight Forest & Goodnight Ocean by Carmen Saldaña

Blog Tour: The International Yeti Collective – Paul Mason & Katy Riddell

I’m delighted to be part of the Blog Tour for The International Yeti Collective by Paul Mason & Katy Riddell and I’m so excited to be presenting an exclusive illustration from the novel too! The International Yeti Collective tells the interwoven tales of a young girl beginning to question her uncle‘s attempt to capture Yeti … Continue reading Blog Tour: The International Yeti Collective – Paul Mason & Katy Riddell

Notable Nonfiction: Wild Lives 50 Extraordinary Animals That Made History- Ben Lerwill & Sarah Walsh

Ok, there have been a lot of twists on the Empowering stories especially in STEM for girls and for boys of healthy masculinity but this is definitely something different altogether. Whilst certainly this is riding the Environmentalism trend (in a good way!) it also has a wonderful mix of conservation, history and politics and a … Continue reading Notable Nonfiction: Wild Lives 50 Extraordinary Animals That Made History- Ben Lerwill & Sarah Walsh

Notable Non-Fiction: National Trust Out and About- Night Explorer Robin Swift & Sara Lynn Cramb

I'm consistently very impressed by the continued collaboration between the National Trust and Nosy Crow, we find them inspirational and this is such a different but excellent topic! Night Explorers is great book to encourage an understanding of nocturnal nature with achievable activities whether you have a garden or not, whether you live in town … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: National Trust Out and About- Night Explorer Robin Swift & Sara Lynn Cramb

Trailblazers: Jane Goodall A Life With Chimps- Anita Ganeri illustrators: Luisa Uribe, George Ermos and Keiron Ward

I’ve always had the most respect for Dr Jane Goodall, she’s an incredible role model for working hard for dreams without compromising your values and tirelessly campaigning to protect the animals she respects. This book is outstanding as it not only tells the life to the present day of Dr Jane Goodall but it is … Continue reading Trailblazers: Jane Goodall A Life With Chimps- Anita Ganeri illustrators: Luisa Uribe, George Ermos and Keiron Ward