Zoo Camp Puzzle

Zoo Camp Puzzle

Today I’m sharing the latest Animal Planet Adventures book to be released through Liberty Street, called Zoo Camp Puzzle.  Aimed at children aged 8-12 years, this 112 page paperback book is an activity book as well as being a story book. Written by Gail Herman, Zoo Camp Puzzle is a chapter book… Continue reading »

The Kids’ Family Tree Book

The Kids' Family Tree Book

I’m always rather amazed that being the history nut that I am, that I never looked at my own family history until my parents were emigrating some 12 years ago.  Once you start looking into the branches of your own family it really does become quite addictive.  I’m aware as… Continue reading »

Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

My 7 year old son has been enjoying the chapter book Animal Planet Dinosaurs! recently and I’m sure if you’ve got a young dinosaur fan, they may well do too.  Now, don’t be too surprised, I’m still the one doing the reading here, but this chapter book is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Don’t Bug the Insects – review and giveaway

Don't Bug the Insects

We had a wonderful day out at Marwell Zoo recently and got to watch some remarkable Leaf Cutter Ants hard at work.  You all know we love insects here, but it’s normally butterflies and dragonflies that steal the limelight. Watching the ants hard at work reminded both me and my… Continue reading »

Farm Friends Escape! – a book review

Farm Friends Escape!

I’m sure I’m not alone in having a child who loves visiting farms to see all the animals.  At the moment my son is currently obsessed with cows for some reason.  So we make a beeline for them whenever we are near farm animals.  I thought he’d enjoy reading Farm Friends Escape! which… Continue reading »

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals – review and giveaway

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals

If your children are anything like my 7 year old son, then they are fascinated by the weirdest of creatures.  When we started to look through Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals recently, Monkey was hooked from the first page. The title alone, Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals was enough to… Continue reading »