The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest (people) of the past centuries.” - Descartes
This month we have shortlisted a bedtime rhyme book with beautiful illustrations for a toddler. For the growing reader, we have picked up a book on different weather which will be answering questions from littles ones on why it's hot and why it rains. Lastly, there is a new series of books which introduces children to great personalities from the past using easy, fun and engaging text.
Bed Time Rhymes
by Clare Beaton
Age group: Up to 5 years old
This beautifully illustrated boardbook with different rhymes is perfect for toddlers and even pre-schoolers. The illustrations have been done perfectly using embroidery, fabric and sewing. This 16 page board book features rhymes including 'I See the Moon', 'Brahm's Lullaby' and 'Wee Willie Winkie'.
How The Weather Works
by Christiane Dorion
Age group: 5 to 7 years old
What is a tornado? Why does it snow? How is a hurricane created? Find answers to these and other questions packed into a visually entertaining flap book with masses of information. This interactive book stimulates learning and encourages children to think about how humans can influence the Earth's climate.
Nelson Mandela: Little Guides To Great Lives
by Isabel Thomas
Age group: 7 to 11 years old
Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela's journey from political prisoner to President of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marked a hundred years since his birth. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.