Title: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Let’s Discover Bugs
Author: Andrea Cascardi
Publisher: Walker Books
Genre: Children’s activity book – Colouring, Stickers, things to do
Description: There’s so much to discover when you step into the wonderful world of bugs!
Fun facts about common flies, mighty beetles, beautiful butterflies and more.
Top tips on bug-finding, packing for an adventure and where to go.
Recipes, games and colour-in-your-own sticker activities.Read More »
Title: One Heart: A book about the special bond between mothers and daughters
Author/Illustrator: Marina Gioti
English translation (from Greek): Mika Provata-Carlone
Publisher: Marina Gioti
Genre: Children’s picture book/ Picture book
Description: The idea for this book came from a letter I wrote to my daughter when she was only two years old. As the relationship between a mother and a daughter often goes through hell and high water at around about the time of adolescence, I wanted her to remember that, no matter what, I would always be there beside her, her guardian angel, her greatest supporter.
“One Heart” is dedicated to the long sequence of women who alternate in the role of mother and daughter. It is a book about everything we would like to say to our daughters and to our mothers but often put off for another time, a time that never comes…Read More »
Description: I am Little Fish, swimming in the sea. I’m off to count my fishy friends…Come and count with me!
Count from one to ten with Little Fish in this deep-sea delight from award-wining Lucy Cousins, creator of Hooray for Fish!
Another wonderful bundle of books came recently even though I still have a lot of catching up to do with my previous hauls from last month. All of the following books come courtesy of the wonderful people at Walker Books and it’s an interesting selection of books from board books, middle grade to an historical fiction YA! Apologies for the (still) slightly out of focus photographs. I tried a new camera and I had to give it back as it’s images came out grainy and out of focus (so worse than my phone!) …buying a new camera on a budget doesn’t seem to be so easy.
Let’s start with the picture books (full blurbs will appear on reviews):
Description: From the hidden wonders of fossilization , rocks and the water cycle to awe-inspiring spectacles like volcanoes, thunderstorms and glaciers, discover the magnificent way the world works in this unique and beautiful approach to earth science.
Sally M. Walker’s illuminating haikus about the extraordinary processes that happen all around us are vividly illustrated by William Grill award winning creator of Shakleton’s Journey.
Description: What if dogs could walk and talk and go to work? Well, Raymond the dog has big ambitions beyond his ordinary, canine life in the big city. He wants to take himself for a walk and get his own dinner. And when he’s done all that? Well, he wants a job, just like his owners. But when Raymond begins a high-flying journalism career at Dogue magazine, he soon realizes it’s no walk in the park…