Word Wednesday

Word Wednesday: ‘Bauhaus Ballet’

This one is a little leftfield compared with my usual Word Wednesday fare, but why not come on a trip…

Word Wednesday: Science Ninjas

'Science Ninjas: Big Trouble with Simple Machines' is a perfect introduction to the principles of engineering.

Word Wednesday – National Park Posters

Celebrate the wonder of "America's Best Idea," with these National Park Posters. Check out the post for retro feels and…

Word Wednesday: ‘Ask a Scientist’

"Ask a Scientist" The best baby shower gift nobody will receive! A brilliant science book invaluable for parents with inquisitive…

Word Wednesday: DK’s ‘Signs and Symbols’

'Signs and Symbols' is a social and cultural history primer told from through the medium of symbols. It's fascinating from…

Word Wednesday: ‘On the Origin of Species’ – Retold

When a book about evolution drops through my letterbox, I pretty much know it will end up in a Word…

Word Wednesday: ‘Be a Super Awesome Photographer’

'Be a Super Awesome Photographer' will help your kids release their inner artist and unleash the power of their phone…

Word Wednesday: DK – Pixar and ‘Toy Story 4’

DK has 2 books perfect for 'Toy Story' fans. The 'Disney·Pixar Character Encyclopedia' and the 'Toy Story 4: Official Guide.'

Word Wednesday: ‘TIE Fighter Owners’ Workshop Manual’

Love technical specs? Love diagrams? Love TIE fighters? Then the TIE Fighter Owners' Workshop Manual is just for you! 

Word Wednesday ‘Science You Can Eat’

DK's 'Science You Can Eat' is filled with fascinating information and experiements to help your child understand what happens when…

Word Wednesday: “Speak Up!”

'Speak Up!' Find your voice with the help of Tampon Tax campaginer Laura Coryton. It's a vital vibrant book for…

Word Wednesday: ‘Hello World’ by Hannah Fry

Hello World by Hannah Fry is a fascinating look at the algorithms that govern our lives. It examines the good and…

Word Wednesday: ‘Crossing on Time’

For Word Wednesday this week, it's something of an honor to review a book by an author who created one…

Word Wednesday “General Knowledge Genius”

Who doesn't love a quiz? Awesome pictures and fascinating facts packaged to promote some healthy competition. It's General Knowledge Genius!

Word Wednesday: ‘Inventing Ourselves’ by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

'Inventing Ourselves' by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. Possibly the book every parent of teenagers should read.

Word Wednesday: ‘What’s Where On Earth: Dinosaurs.’

DK Books once again prove they are King of the Dinosaurs with the excellent 'What's Where on Earth: Dinosaurs'

Word Wednesday: ‘Meteorites’

'Meteorites' from Firefly Books contains everything you ever wanted to know about lumps of rock that fall from space. It's…

Word Wednesday: DC Ultimate Character Guide

The 'DC: Ultimate Character Guide' offers a great overview of the heroes and villains from the DC Universe. Both the…

Word Wednesday: ‘Bruce Springsteen – The Stories Behind the Songs’

Rolling Stone writer, Brian Hiatt, delivers great insight into The Boss and his music with 'Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind…

Word Wednesday: ‘Science is Magic’

'Science is Magic.' An excellent hands-on guide for teaching your children magic tricks and the science behind them.

Word Wednesday: ‘The Feminism Book’

Big Ideas, Simply Explained is a fabulous series from DK Books. 'The Feminism Book' is a perfect way to complete…

Word Wednesday: Women: Our History

This Week's Word Is "Women." International Women's Day is this Friday, and to mark it Word Wednesday is devoting three…

Word Wednesday: ‘So Here I Am’ by Anna Russell

'So Here I Am' is filled with inspirational speeches given by inspirational women from Elizabeth I to Maya Lin, via…

Word Wednesday – ‘Leaders Who Changed History’

'Leaders who Changed History' combines compelling text with top quality production values.It's a remarkable book about remarkable people.

Word Wednesday: ‘A Cat’s Guide to the Night Sky’

For northern hemisphere dwellers, 'A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky' is an engaging book that will encourage your kids…

Word Wednesday ‘The Atlas of Disease’

There have definitely been more pleasant books discussed for Word Wednesday, but few perhaps quite as geekily fascinating.

Word Wednesday: ‘Warhammer Adventures’ GIVEAWAY!

This week's word is "Giveaway." Yesterday, I reviewed the first two books in the Warhammer Adventures series. Today, in a slight departure…

Word Wednesday ‘The Aviary’ by Matt Merritt

Birds & beauty meet in tactile field guide, 'The Aviary.' This lovely book is filled with facts, information, and glorious…

Word Wednesday – “What Is Race?”

"What is Race?" is an invaluable primer for children aged 10 upwards. It answers many of the questions they may…

Word Wednesday: Awesomeness

It's 2019 and who doesn't want their kids to be awesome!? Help them on their way with these two books…