Word Wednesday

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…

Word Wednesday: ‘Scrapers’ by Zack Scott

Humankind is ever building upward. Check out our review of the 'Scrapers' by Zack Scott. A history of the world's…

Word Wednesday: Midnight Monsters

'Midnight Monsters' is paper engineering at its finest. Check out the wild wood, creepy caves, and haunted house but beware…

Word Wednesday: DK’s ‘Science: A Children’s Encyclopedia’

DK relaunches its Children's science encyclopedia. Filled with stunning pictures and informative text it's the perfect school science primer.

Word Wednesday: ‘DC Comics: Anatomy of a Metahuman’

'DC Comics: Anatomy of a Metahuman.' imagines how Bruce Wayne's case notes of DC metahumans might look.Who knew he was…

Word Wednesday: ‘Politics for Beginners’

Usborne's 'Politics for Beginners' is a one-stop politics primer for ages 10 and up. It's accessible, impartial, and fundamentally important.

Word Wednesday: ‘Who Owns These Bones?’

Science meets design in the sumptuous 'Who Owns These Bones?' It's a brilliant introduction to the wonders of the bones…

Word Wednesday: ‘Inventions: A Children’s Encyclopedia’

DK strike gold again with 'Inventions: A Children's Encyclopedia.' It's another great reference book perfect for the family library.

Word Wednesday: #Awkward (A Guide to Growing Up Online)

Online saftey. Always a concern for modern parents. 'Dr Christian's Guide to Growing Up Online' helps your kids stay safe…

Word Wednesday – ‘How to be Good at Science Technology & Engineering’

Looking for a primer to switch your children on to science? Look know further than DK's 'How to be good…

Word Wednesday: ‘Hoakes Island’

'Hoakes Island' is great looking, easy to access puzzle book that will be great to share with your children this…

Word Wednesday: “You Are Awesome” by Matthew Syed

"Practice Makes Awesome" is the mantra from Matthew Syed's book for ages 11-16. Help your kids unlock their potential with…

Word Wednesday: ‘Incredibles 2: The Official Guide’

All great movies deserve a DK official guide. 'Incredibles 2' is no exception, so here's 'Incredibles 2: The Official Guide'!

Word Wednesday: ‘Moth: An Evolution Story’

'Moth: An Evolution Story' is a beautifully illustrated book that uses the story of the Peppered Moth to introduce the…

Word Wednesday: ‘Myth Match’ by Good Wives and Warriors

'Myth Match' is a beautiful book filled with fantastic beasts. With its flipbook pages, you can create over 1000 combinations…

Word Wednesday – Introducing ‘Warhammer Adventures’

The Emperor has come for your children! Games Workshop announces a new book series for 8-12 year-olds, 'Warhammer Adventures'

Word Wednesday – DK’s ‘Science Squad’

DK Science Squad is a vibrant science primer for 6 to 11-Year-Olds. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths - They're…