A great companion to rock pool adventures and seaside holidays in the Southern Hemisphere. The book introduces over 50 creatures and plants found along our shores and beaches from sea bamboo to hermit crabs, cowries and the feather-duster worm.
Month: November 2014
Let’s Talk About Sex covers topics ranging from making love, changing bodies, birth control, having babies, sexual diseases, abuse and personal health. It’s thorough and friendly with cartoon illustrations that help take some of the ‘eww’ factor out of it.
“It’s hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humour.” When ten-year-old Opal meets a huge scrawny-looking dog running loose in the Winn-Dixie grocery store she is inextricably drawn to him. Called Opal by her father, a kind but preoccupied preacher, she is a little girl in need of some loving and kindness and this dog seems destined for her.
African tales and mythology are shared in this rich collection gathered by geologist Nick Greaves on his travels around Africa. He reveres the ancient role of the storyteller, who preserves the rich legacy of African tales and gives us a glimpse into the way man and nature are bound in African lore.
This award wining creative book is a gift to children. Wonderfully interactive and fun, you’re invited to press the yellow dot. Turn the page and it doubles, turn through the next pages and you’re invited to shake the pages, tilt the book and find out what happens next.
Making Christmas decorations has always been one of our favourite family traditions and it takes us the first few weeks of the holidays, keeping the kids happy and lots of glitter sprinkles over every surface of our holiday house.
Making art fun is Marion Deuchars’ calling. Her range of Let’s make Great Art books inspire creativity, design and art for people of all ages. Making place mat art is just what it sounds like – fun activities that can be made at the dinner table.
A gift from the grandparents, this book has been an absolute winner in our house of little cooks. Quick and easy recipes ranging from simple biscuits to shortbread fingers, chocolate eclairs and macaroons make this the perfect recipe book for play dates or kid’s first solo baking sessions.
“Underneath the cherry tree in our garden there is a little hole. We found it one day when I bounced my ball and it didn’t come back.”
The mystery of who made the hole and what lives inside fills this little boy with wonder and imaginings
Being left with a babysitter is often no fun – especially when it’s a new babysitter and your mum and dad leave a strict list of rules and instructions. Luckily Aunt Amelia follows the rules with a little twist – whatever they say don’t do – she does!
If you have children who are mad about Santa, this is a fun activity book packed with puzzles, codes to crack, games to play, doodles to draw, stickers to stick and more.
Angelina Ballerina is a firm favorite in our house – the endearing tales of a little mouse called Angelina who loves to dance and play with her friends has captured little girl’s imaginations round the world since she was launched in 1983. This is a compilation of two previously released stories.