Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby

Moonchild Aisha Bushby

I am so grateful that this book landed on my doormat because this book, my goodness, this book has something incredible within its pages, something that stirs the soul and reaches in for the magic buried deep inside us. If you love the way that Sophie Anderson threads oral storytelling and folk tale tradition into … Continue reading Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby

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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

Believathon: Book with a Strong Sense of Friendship- Cogheart by Peter Bunzl

I chose this steam-punk alternate-reality historical fiction adventure to read during Believathon as my Book with a strong sense of Friendship prompt but it also could apply for Animal character (albeit mechanimal!) and Seasonal as it takes place during November, maybe even Takes Place in the Past as it’s set in a fictionalised alternative Victorian … Continue reading Believathon: Book with a Strong Sense of Friendship- Cogheart by Peter Bunzl

Notable Non-Fiction- Heroes by Jonny Marx and Gerhard Van Wyk

We can be Heroes, for ever and ever What d'you say? This is a really clever and visually stunning book ideal for children aged about 8-12 that not only widens children’s horizons of careers at a young age but also shows mini biographies of people who made great achievements in those fields showing that you … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- Heroes by Jonny Marx and Gerhard Van Wyk