National Non-Fiction November – PatrickGeorge

PatrickGeorge publish very funky and clever non-fiction books. They have a wonderful way of playing with words and images that delights and enthrals children - and adults. Their books have become firm favourites at The Rainbow Libraries. The children are completely mesmerised by them. We all know that children learn best when they play and... Continue Reading →

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National Non Fiction November

Welcome to National Non Fiction November! Non fiction often gets lost and overlooked in the vast world of children's books. A crying shame because kids love it! Children are sponges. They suck up information and relish the feeling of finding out a new cool fact. Many children prefer non-fiction to fiction. And yet non fiction... Continue Reading →

Line Up, Please!

I love a picture book that beautifully and seamlessly brings together different genres. Line Up, Please! by Tomoko Ohmura (Gecko Press) is part counting book, part finding out book and part humourous story. It even includes a catchy game for families to play together. And all with fantastic design and illustration and a lovely surprise... Continue Reading →

Lil’ Merl and the Dastardly Dragon

Flying Eye books have put together a cracking book by Liam Barrett. They refer to it as a story-activity book. I think of it as an adventure in book format. Lil' Merl is a young wizard called upon to help rescue the king's treasure from the claws of a Dastardly Dragon. The reader is whipped... Continue Reading →

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