Picture Book: Odd Dog Out (2016)

Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph is a brilliant, well-written, and wonderfully illustrated, book that’s not only a great read, but also helps children to realise that being different is okay. It tells the story of a dog who runs away because he/she feels she doesn’t Read More …

Picture Book: Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by JoAnn Deak and Sarah Ackerley is a great way to introduce your child to what goes on inside their head, and how they can shape and stretch their brains to allow them to get better at doing whatever task they might want Read More …

Picture Book: Beautiful Oops (2010)

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Salzberg is a wonderfully unique picture book which shows children that, rather than being a cause of despair, every paper tear, paint spill or bent page is a new opportunity to be ever more creative. In short, it’s a great way to encourage your child to own their mistakes Read More …

Activity Book: Monsters In My House (A ‘Draw Your Own …’ Book)

Monsters In My House is a unique activity book designed to help children improve their word interpretation skills, especially of the evocative ‘wow’ words that help bring writing to life, their drawing and coordination skills, and their imaginations, all while having fun. How is this done? Read More …

Activity Book: This Book Thinks You’re A Scientist (2016)

This Book Thinks You’re A Scientist by Harriet Russell and the Science Museum in London is an activity book with a difference. It’s crammed full of activities to encourage your child to pay attention to the world around them, ask questions about it and use experiments to Read More …

Activity Book: The Forgotten Milestone – Coloring And Activities For Pattern Recognition (2016)

The Forgotten Milestone by Frank and Stacy Otillio is  a book that, despite its main title, is filled with fun activities to help your child develop good pattern recognition skills. Why is this important? Well, pattern recognition is a core life skill, especially in the modern Read More …

Our Product: Zombies Love Brains

Zombies Love Brains, written by Colin M. Drysdale (the creator of How To Raise A Happy Genius) and illustrated by Mike Kloran, is a zombie-based picture book that tells a salutary tale which explains that even becoming a zombie isn’t an excuse for taking things Read More …

Book Review: The Toddler’s Handbook (Sept 2015)

The Toddler’s Handbook aims to introduce toddlers to one hundred and seventy-four words across seventeen basic, but important, concepts. These include numbers, letters, colours, animals and their sounds, emotions, sports, body, time, opposites and relative sizes. Each word and concept is accompanied by a bright and colourful image to Read More …

Book Review: What If? (Sept 2015)

What If? by Randall Munroe is a book which, as the subtitle says, tries to find serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions. The questions it poses come from ones that the author has been asked on the What If? section of his xkcd.com website, and Read More …