The future belongs to the curious. This month’s top reads span across different age groups and will ignite curiosity among children to know more and question why. The book by Lonely Planet will introduce 35 different natural places on this planet to the reader, opening up a whole new world to them. An adventurous and humorous account of Dog Man will teach them courage and wittiness and the picture board book will comfort little ones when mums are away.
The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places
by Anna Brett, Lonely Planet
Age group: 9-14
In this fascinating round-the-world adventure book, young hazard hunters Eddie and Junko will travel to 35 of the planet's most dangerous natural places. With a mix of photos and illustrations, amazing facts and danger stats, it's a fun and absorbing introduction to our wild and wonderful world. Readers will visit places including Death Valley in California, Tornado Alley in America's midwest, Catatumbo lightning in Venezuela, Holuhraun lava field in Iceland, Saltstraumen Whirlpools in Norway, and many more natural habitats which make this planet so diverse.
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
by Dav Pilkey
Age group: 5-9
Burst into laughter with this bestselling children's book. A new bunch of baddies have attacked the town and Dog Man is called into action to save all from the evil monsters. Dog Man accompanied by a cute kitten and a robot must join forces with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day.
I Love My Mommy Board Book
by Sebastien Braun
Age group: 0-4
This book is a perfect read for those little ones, still rolling in their strollers. Through simple moving text and appealing illustrations, the author has captured the enchanting spirit of motherhood celebrating the love bond between a mother and child. Sometimes mummies are funny and playful. Other times they are warm and comforting. And mummies always know when to laugh, where to play, and how to love.