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All About DK Find Out!

DK has a long-standing reputation as a publisher of fantastic non-fiction books for children, so teachers will be glad to learn that the DK Find Out! series continues this tradition. Aimed at children aged six to eight years old, each book offers a sound, well laid-out introduction to a non-fiction topic. There is an excellent and diverse range of subjects to choose from, including sharks, engineering, the Solar System, reptiles and amphibians, Ancient Rome, science,… Continue reading

‘I Wonder Why…’ Books

I have often had requests from teachers for books in the brilliant I Wonder Why... series from Kingfisher, many of which have not been in print up until recently. I'm pleased to say that several of these Key Stage 1-level non-fiction books have now been re-designed and re-published, and there is a range of fascinating titles to choose from. The series covers topics that span science, History and geography, with titles asking I Wonder Why… Continue reading

Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist revealed and reviewed

Since Christmas I’ve been heavily engrossed in the recently announced Blue Peter Book Awards shortlisted books. There are some brilliant choices this year! I’ve enjoyed all of them and thoroughly recommend them for school classrooms and libraries. There are 3 short-listed Stories, and 3 Books with Facts. Three Best Stories Frank Cottrell Boyce’s “The Astounding Broccoli Boy”, like much of his other work, is a story with a wonderful combination of humour with a serious…

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