Orion Lost- Alastair Chisholm

Stories set predominantly on a Starship in Space tend to come down to one of two concepts for me; meet the aliens pew-pew Earth Huzzah! sort of thing; or exploration of human endeavour and spirit within the medium & character itself of space. I was overjoyed to find Orion Lost is one of the latter, … Continue reading Orion Lost- Alastair Chisholm

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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

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

Notable Non-Fiction: Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero – Clive Gifford & Jonathan Woodward

Out this week from Buster Books is a fascinating twist on the trend for books encouraging a more ecologically sensitive lifestyle. Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero is produced in collaboration with Client Earth which is an environmental law charity that aims to secure a healthy planet, and there’s certainly a different … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero – Clive Gifford & Jonathan Woodward