The covers of my book are too far apart (and other grumbles) – book review

  Yesterday we received a beautiful book to review on the Love Reading 4 Kids website, and I have reproduced the review here as I know many of my own readers have children in the age range this book will appeal to.  It is particularly useful for folks whose...

Principia Space Diary – Astronaut training for kids

  Hands up anyone who has a child who dreams of going into space!  My two boys certainly do, so when I found out about the opportunity to buy ‘make-your-own-book’ Space Diaries based on Tim Peake’s Principia (pronounced ‘Prin-kip-ee-ah’) mission I jumped at the chance.  After waiting with much anticipation our diaries...

Science fiction for literacy and creativity

Some of the greatest leaps in modern science and technology have appeared in the wake of predictions of the future in science fiction book and shows.  It follows that a really good way of inspiring our next generation of new scientists and engineers is through encouraging an interest in Sci...