Word Wednesday

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…

Word Wednesday – Father Christmas

'Tis the season that comes but once a year and these books about Father Christmas are set to become perennial…

Word Wednesday: “Battles That Changed History”

Beginning with the Battle of Marathon and ending with Desert Storm, Battles that Changed History is a comprehensive overview of one of…

Word Wednesday: ‘Help Your Kids With Computer Science’

It's Computer Science Education Week so we're looking at DK's excellent 'Help Your Kids With Computer Science.' Ideal for the…

Word Wednesday: Biography

With December just around the corner, Word Wednesday inevitably turns its eyes toward present giving. In amongst all the frivolity…

Word Wednesday – Cartography

DK delivers yet another amazing reference book. One that is manna for map Geeks. Check out 'The History of the…

Word Wednesday: 2 Astronomy Books Reviewed

'Astronomy: The Visual Guide' and 'The Univerese Explained.' Check my review of two great books from two long-serving Astronomy educators.

Word Wednesday: ‘The Skies Above My Eyes’

This Week's Word Is "Skies." This week's Word Wednesday features a delightful children's book that encourages them to look upwards.…

Word Wednesday: ‘The Physics Behind…’ by Russ Swan

'The Physics Behind...' looks at the physics behind life's conveniences. Read it to revel in a wealth of information you…

Word Wednesday “My Mixed Emotions”

My Mixed Emotions is an excellent primer on children's feelings. It's essential reading for both parents and children. Relax. Breathe.…

Bonus Word Wednesday: Space Adventure Poster

Awesome retro styling that channels Hergé and 'Where's Waldo?' What's not to love about the Space Adventure Poster?

Word Wednesday: ‘Spacecraft’

Written by a Nasa historian and backed up by detailed diagrams, 'Spacecraft' charts the evolution of spaceflight and man's journey…

Word Wednesday: ‘Beyond the Sixth Extinction’

'Beyond the Sixth Extinction' imagines how life might evolve after an apocalypse. It's filled with great science and amazing pop-up…

Word Wednesday: Dinosaurs – 3 Books Reviewed

This week's word is "Dinosaur" bringing with it two great dinosaur books and the fun, stylish Dinosaur Bingo.

Word Wednesday: ‘Absolutely Everything’ by Christopher Lloyd

'Absolutely Everyhing' is enthusiasm in book form. Read history as its never been told before in this comprehensive volume of…