Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues – sent for review and giveaway

Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues

My nine-year old son asked me last week if pirates still exist after we’d watched something on television and it sparked a whole conversation about pirates past and present.  So when a package arrived at the weekend from Carlton Books which contained the Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues book,… Continue reading »

Mega Machine Record Breakers – sent for review and giveaway

Mega Machine Record Breakers

My son loves facts and figures, so the new Mega Machine Record Breakers book by Anne Rooney, published through Carlton Books on Thursday, is just perfect for him. The 112 page paperback book is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, and is packed full of information which any machine… Continue reading »

Sharks – sent for review and giveaway

Sharks

I’ve always been rather fascinated by sharks, I think most kids of my age were, that or terrified of them after watching Jaws!  They are so much more than that film portrayed, and thankfully my son has come to recognise that too.  Sharks is a new Carlton Books publication that… Continue reading »

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher – review and giveaway

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher

As you all know, my son turned nine at the beginning of the week and I’m keen for him to start wearing a watch regularly.  I wanted him to have a watch with a traditional style face, rather than a digital watch.  He’s been trying to get to grips with… Continue reading »

Flat Stanley: Stanley’s Christmas Adventure – sent for review and giveaway

Flat Stanley_ Stanley's Christmas Adventure

As you all know well, I’m dealing with a boy how doesn’t share my love of independent reading.  He’s definitely been getting better at trying to pick up a book himself lately and I thought he might like to try the Flat Stanley: Stanley’s Christmas Adventure book.  Written by Jeff Brown,… Continue reading »

STEM Activity series from Carlton Books – review and giveaway

STEM Activity series from Carlton Books

I have another range of books to share with you today to inspire children and help with their learning at school.  The STEM Activity series from Carlton Books is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, perfect for KS2.  There are four books in the range covering Maths, Technology, Science… Continue reading »