By Ash, Oak and Thorn – Melissa Harrison

By Ash, Oak and Thorn by Melissa Harrison

Whispers on the wind, the smudge of the unexplained in the corner of your eye, hearing the singing of the trees, the tingles of being a part of something greater in a place of awesome nature, some of us have it, some of us long for it, and for those of us, Melissa Harrison’s By … Continue reading By Ash, Oak and Thorn – Melissa Harrison

Swan Song: Gill Lewis

Swan Song by Gill Lewis

Absolute pieces. That’s what I was when I came to the closing chapters of this beautiful beautiful book. Gill has tugged my heartstrings before with social issues but it is with animal conservation stories that she has an absolute gift with her classics such as Run Wild and Eagle Warrior.  This time she turns her … Continue reading Swan Song: Gill Lewis

Guest Post: The Bat Book & Research Process- Charlotte Milner

I’m a huge fan of Charlotte Milner’s books. We have and love The Bee Book and The Sea Book and recently acquired her B is for Bee (Which is a fabulous version of The Bee Book accessible for preschoolers 💜) but I particularly love this one The Bat Book. Bats have a bad reputation largely … Continue reading Guest Post: The Bat Book & Research Process- Charlotte Milner

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

Milton the Mighty- Emma Read Illustrated by Alex G Griffiths

This is such an adorable tale about being brave, conservation, overcoming fear and respecting nature. Emma Read has written an amazing book with super cute not at all scary illustrations by Alex G Griffiths that may even prompt you to consider posting your own #NotScaredOfSpiders reasons. Milton is a false widow spider who has lived … Continue reading Milton the Mighty- Emma Read Illustrated by Alex G Griffiths