Please Be Nice to Sharks – review and giveaway

Please Be Nice to Sharks

Whenever we visit an Aquarium the Sharks are always a big draw for Monkey.  For me, they conjure up images of the film Jaws, from my childhood.  Perhaps it was time for both of us to learn a little more about these creatures and Sterling Books came to our aid…. Continue reading »

How Hot Is Lava?

How Hot is Lava?

I’ve only been lucky enough to see an active volcano once in my life.  There was something quite amazing about looking at it from a distance and seeing a constant line of steam rising from its surface.  All these years later and they still fascinate me, and Monkey shares the… Continue reading »

Creep and Flutter

Creep and Flutter

We’ve been fans of the Jim Arnosky books ever since we discovered the last year.  I just added our fourth book to the collection, Creep and Flutter is really the perfect book for our family of bug hunters. Published through Sterling Books and distributed in the UK by GMC Distribution,… Continue reading »

I Love You Near and Far

I Love You Near and Far

As you all know Monkey’s grandparents live in Spain and for most of the year his relationship with them is via Skype sessions.  I thought he’d really grasp the message behind a lovely book published earlier this month – I Love You Near and Far. Written in rhyming text by Majorie… Continue reading »