Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines

Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines – AD sent for review and giveaway

My nine-year-old son loves anything to do with engineering so the new Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines book from Quarto is just up his street.  The hardback book is aimed at children aged 7 years and over and looks at fifteen different vehicles spanning the centuries. From an 18th century Galley ship to a 20th-century […]

Fast Forward

Fast Forward – AD sent for review and giveaway

You all know that I’m a bit of a petrol head and a lover of motorsport generally.  My son has grown up with my love of Formula One in particular and I’m proud to say that he’s also a Ferrari fan!  I knew he’d enjoy looking at the latest release from Quarto Children’s Books, Fast […]

Discovering Architecture

Discovering Architecture – AD sent for review and giveaway

My son has an interest in engineering that started with trains and anything related to Isambard Kingdom Brunel.  He may only be nine, but anything to do with bridges and construction has held his interest for some time now.  Last half term he was learning about Ancient Egypt and as that’s a great passion of […]

Life At The Zoo

Life At The Zoo – AD sent for review

As you all know we do love visiting zoo’s and wildlife parks here.  I’ve always been very keen for my son to appreciate wildlife and see animals from far afield.  We’ve been reading Life At The Zoo by Michael George recently, which takes us behind the scenes. Published through Sterling Children’s Books, Life At The […]

Weird Animals

Weird Animals – AD sent for review and giveaway

As you all know we love animals here and we’ve been learning about some rather strange one in the latest book we’ve been sent to review for Sterling Books.  Weird Animals is written by Mary Kay Carson and is aimed at children aged 6-11 years of age. The 32 page hardback book is full of […]

The Story of the Second World War for Children

The Story of the Second World War for Children – AD sent for review and giveaway

I never got to study the Second World War at school, if I’d stayed in Surrey for my O’levels I’d have studied it then, and when I arrived in Oxfordshire, it was in the syllabus for the year before you took your options.  So that all meant that I had a fairly patchy knowledge of […]