Category Archives: Book Ideas

Using Kids books as a springboard for learning

Night Zookeeper. The Penguins of Igloo City

Last year my son read the first two Night Zookeeper books (The Giraffes of the Whispering Woods and The Lioness of Fire Desert) and loved them. He enjoyed the whole idea of the Night Zookeeper – a young boy who … Continue reading

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Sharks ! a Chapter Book for Kids

My son is currently fascinated by marine animals and is wanting to learn more about sharks, whales and dolphins and although we have some of the stunning Usborne Beginner Chapter books which covered these animals and they are now too … Continue reading

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Born Free Books

Earlier this week my son discovered our 3 Born Free books and he adores them.  I came downstairs one morning to find him totally mesmerized by the story.  And he did not want to do anything except for read the … Continue reading

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Surprising Animal Colouring Books

My daughter was given some realistic animal and bird colouring books when she was younger but they never really interested her.  However I liked the look of the books so I kept them packed on our bookshelf (I hate giving … Continue reading

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New Books we are enjoying

I feel like I have been writing a lot of book posts lately, not sure if it is just the cold season or the fact that we all seem to be going from bug to bug but we do seem … Continue reading

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Who Owns These Bones

One of the unexpected topics that my kids are totally fascinated by are skeletons.  I must be honest I never found them that interesting but both of mine love examining different skeletons and seeing how they are similar and how … Continue reading

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Book sets from the Bookpeople

I mentioned in a post about 2 months ago that I like buying the kids a new book set as a Birthday and Christmas present and that I buy the book sets from the Bookpeople.  Since that post I have … Continue reading

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