I’m loving the current trend of beautiful non-fiction picture books aimed at middle grade readers – these huge, fully illustrated books are the stuff of childhood dreams for an inquisitive kid, no matter what subject! I’ve rounded up six of my recent reads to show you – all of these were sent to me for review, but my opinions are my own.Continue reading “Kitten Corner: Beautiful Illustrated Non-Fiction for Older Kids”
The latest instalment in the Museum Kittens series is just as full of adventure, history, and adorable cats as I’ve come to expect!Continue reading “Review: Museum Kittens – The Treasure Map by Holly Webb”
Okay, that’s a clunky title, but I wasn’t sure how else to round up the absolute smorgasbord of information in these gorgeous illustrated non-fiction titles. Little knowledge-seekers will be in heaven with these! All three books were sent to me free of charge, but all opinions are my own.Continue reading “Kitten Corner: Really Informative Books for Older Readers”
Another gorgeous historical romance from Jenni Fletcher – this time, full of medieval intrigue!Continue reading “Review: A Marriage Made in Secret”
The Story of Silence is a lyrical, dreamy retelling of a medieval poem, which offers a consideration of gender and identity that feels surprisingly modern.Continue reading “Review: The Story of Silence”
Fez Inkwright’s Folk Magic and Healing now has a darker sibling! Botanical Curses and Poisons looks at the folklore and science behind evil, cursed, and poisonous plants in a book just as beautiful as its companion.Continue reading “Review: Botanical Curses and Poisons”
This is the best kind of book: the surprise gift kind! I hadn’t heard of this book when the parcel from Nosy Crow landed on my doorstep, but I’m definitely going to be keeping an eye out for the other books in this time travel adventure series!
Take a search-and-find picture book with bright, fun art, and add history and cats, and I’m sold!
A wintry animal tale with a historical twist, Frost sounded like a perfect kids read to snuggle up with now that it’s getting cold!
This huge, stunningly illustrated hardback book is definitely one to put on Christmas lists for history-loving kids!