Bookish Gift ideas: Children’s Magazine Subscriptions

Let’s face it, this Christmas it is harder than ever to find the right gift. Especially if you want to support small businesses and independent producers and particularly tricky if you want to buy for children. Sometimes the gift that keeps giving is a magazine subscription, but not a plastic toot accompanied advert riddled magazine … Continue reading Bookish Gift ideas: Children’s Magazine Subscriptions

Under Your Feet -Dr Jackie Stroud, Dr Marc Redmile-Gordon & illustrated by Wenjia Tang

Under your feet soil

This awesome book is a collaboration between DK Books and the Royal Horticultural Society bringing together; the written work of soil scientist and worm enthusiast Dr Jackie Stroud; and Dr Marc Redmile-Gordon soil scientist and Climate Change expert; with the illustrations of Wenjia Tang. Under Your Feet is an incredibly stylish book from its gorgeous … Continue reading Under Your Feet -Dr Jackie Stroud, Dr Marc Redmile-Gordon & illustrated by Wenjia Tang

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: Earth Heroes- Lily Dyu illustrated by Jackie Lay

There’s been a lot of heavily illustrated inspiring role model books over the last few years with a turn to conservation heroes in 2019, which has been fantastic to get the conversation going about saving the environment and learning to change our behaviours and adapt to this as young as possible. However until now there’s … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Earth Heroes- Lily Dyu illustrated by Jackie Lay

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