Category Archives: Book Ideas

Using Kids books as a springboard for learning

Warrior Monkeys – a fun read

Last week we received some books from Oxford University Press and included in our little parcel was Warrior Monkeys and the Volcano Adventure. My son picked it up and read it cover to cover. For me that is the magic … Continue reading

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Everest Book Review

Last month I was searching for some new interesting books for my son, I wanted something with a bit of an adventure, an expedition of sorts but a real-life story for him (He likes books written about fascinating real-life expeditions). … Continue reading

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Dolphins! Animal Chapter book for Kids

Earlier this year my son read and thoroughly enjoyed the Sharks animal chapter book so I bought him the dolphin one as well. This is now our fourth animal planet chapter book and we have enjoyed every one and are … Continue reading

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How Mountains Are Made

After watching a Planet Earth episode my son decided he wanted to relook at how mountains are formed. So while we were at the library picking up reserved books we quickly went to search for a mountain book and he … Continue reading

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Animal Diaries

On a recent library trip we spotted an interesting looking book Shark (Animal Diaries) and with my son’s current fascination of sharks we immediately borrowed it.  It is such a brilliant book that I have since gone back and borrowed … Continue reading

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