Snakes! Animal Planet Chapter Book – review and giveaway

Whilst I’m fine with insects, it’s fair to say that I’m not the biggest fan of certain kind of reptile.  My son doesn’t share my fears though, so I knew he’d enjoy book 4 in the Animal Planet Chapter Book series called Snakes! Published by Liberty Street and distributed via GMC Distribution, this is a […]


Bugs! – An Animal Planet Chapter Book – review and giveaway

It’s no big secret that we love insects here and I’m a big fan of the Animal Planet Chapter Book series, so when I spotted that they’ve released a Bugs! book, I just knew we had to take a closer look. Published by Liberty Street and distributed via GMC Distribution, this is the third book […]

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 following the adventures of 10-year-old […]

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 older parents, that I need […]

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

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 aged 6-10 years of age, […]

Don't Bug the Insects

Don’t Bug the Insects – review and giveaway

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 7 year old son just […]