Wild World by Wide Eyed Editions

I've been quiet on the blog front for a while now, concentrating on website reviews - GoodReads, Toppsta, Hive and the like - but there have been some real stunners through the letterbox recently that I want to shout about. First up is a book that has had me poring over its pages. Wide Eyed... Continue Reading →

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We Travel So Far

We Travel So Far by Laura Knowles & Chris Madden. (Words & Pictures) ‘From the epic migration of the huge humpback whale to the unbelievable determination of the tiny hummingbird, come on a trip around the world and learn the story of each animal's migration and the reasons why they travel so very far.’ This... Continue Reading →

The Explorer 

Katherine Rundell has a beautiful way of making writing like new. Her phrases are bright and unexpected jewels, waking you up to the world. She gives seriously good simile! Her descriptions transport you to the amazon and throw you in to the jungle. The Explorer is an adventure in language as well as storyline. 'From his seat... Continue Reading →

The Great Big Green Book

We have a responsibility to teach our children about conservation issues and to do so in a way that inspires them to make a difference. The Big Green Book is a hugely positive book that highlights where we have been going wrong but clearly points the next generation to a brighter greener future. This book... Continue Reading →

Interaction + immersion = possibilities.

Children's books and art have a lot in common. Not just because the majority of children's books are highly illustrated and created by artists, but because the art and language work together to create a kind of theatre and immerse children in the world of the book. When they are immersed in this new world... Continue Reading →

Looking forward for a future

The Duck and the Darklings by Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King is a beautiful book that had me entirely enthralled. I was captivated by its use of language and the stunning design. The Duck and the Darklings tells the story of Peterboy and Grandpapa who live underground in a community of Darklings. They live... Continue Reading →

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