Editors Favourites for Kids


Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space
By Kaye Umansky

Publisher: Orion Childrens 

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. What's waiting for Algy at the bottom of his garden this time? With his best friend Cherry and her little brother Brad, Algy opens the loose board at the back of his garden shed - to find himself in space! BUY IT ON AMAZON


Monstar, the Superhero
Steve Cole

Publisher: Orion Childrens 

Monstar is sure that she can be a superhero who will help the town with all its problems. But will Monstar save the day - or just cause chaos everywhere she goes...? A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of the Astrosaurs books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO script writer. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick. BUY IT ON AMAZON


Peter's Railway Now and Then 
By Christopher G.C. Vine

Publisher: Christopher Vine

A dream come true: Peter is invited to ride in the cab of a large modern diesel locomotive! Luckily the journey was not as wild as one of Grandpa's tales from the old steam days: Wagons without brakes, speeding trains with runaway carriages getting lost in the night...Another adventure with Peter and his Grandpa. Real engineering detail with 12 watercolours by John Wardle. Age 6 to 12 years. BUY IT ON AMAZON


Happy to Be Me!: A Kid Book about Self-Esteem
By Christine Adams

Publisher: Abbey Press

 Helping children develop good self-esteem means helping them simply be themselves. It means letting them know how loved and cherished they are-just because of who they are. The elfin friends in this colorful book lead the young reader through a process of self-discovery: exploring uniqueness . building a healthy-self-image. and preparing for challenging situations. BUY IT ON AMAZON

Holiday Activity Tin 
By Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

This great holiday companion contains 70 wipe-clean activity cards, a special wipe-clean pen and 10 postcards to colour, fill in and post. Includes over a hundred assorted activities, including doodles, games and puzzles, which can be used over and over again. BUY IT ON AMAZON




Travel Quiz 
By Simon Tudhope

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

This title presents over 500 around the world general knowledge quiz questions. It is entertainingly illustrated by Sarah Horne. Topics include countries and continents, customs, currencies and capitals, flags and food, books and films, landmarks and landscapes, people and animals, boats, planes and trains. There are a variety of question types to keep you on your toes, including multiple choice, true or false, odd one out and what am I? BUY IT ON AMAZON


Charlie and Lola: My Very Busy Sticker Book
Lauren Child 

Publisher: Puffin 

Charlie really wants Lola to play cards with him, but she is far too extremely busy pretending to have a job. One minute Lola is a farmer, and the next she is a busy doctor. But when Lola is told to tidy up their very messy room, she soon disovers that it's much more fun doing things together. With six extremely exciting scenes and three pages of fabulous reusable stickers, each child can create, adapt and invent their very own Charlie and Lola adventure.



Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Collection of Great Minecraft Short
Stories for Children

Minecraft Books

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

This collection of AWESOME Minecraft Short stories is a must have for early and young readers who love Minecraft. It contains fun short stories along with nice pictures as well as short "mini-chapters" to make it easier to read! BUY IT ON AMAZON



Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
Carol McCloud

Publisher: Nelson Publishing

Through simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heartwarming book encourages positive behavior as children see how rewarding it is to
express daily kindness, appreciation, and love. Bucket filling and dipping are effective metaphors
for understanding the effects of our actions and words on the well being of others and ourselves. 

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
Dawn Huebner

Publisher: Magination Press

What to Do When You Worry Too Much is an interactive self-help book designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of generalised anxiety. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, this book educates, motivates, and empowers children to work towards change. It includes a note to parents by psychologist and author Dawn Huebner, PhD.

The Everything Kids: Math Puzzles Book
Meg Clemens

Publisher: Adams

Who knew that math could be so cool? Crammed with games, puzzles, and trivia, The Everything® Kids Math Puzzles Book puts the fun back into playing with numbers! Inside, you ll be able to: ·Decode hidden messages using Roman numerals ·Connect the dots using simple addition and subtraction ·Learn to create magic number squares ·Use division to answer musical riddles ·Match the profession to numerical license plates If you have any fear of math or are just tired of sitting in a classroom The Everything® Kids Math Puzzles Book provides hours of entertainment. You ll get so caught up in the activities you won t even know you re learning!

Chickens As Pets
By Andrew Hinkinson

Publisher: Spellbinding Media; New edition edition

Humorous and easy to understand, this beautiful book includes 100 full-colour photographs and the author shares many of his own pet chicken stories to illustrate and advise. Includes a foreword from Mama-Hen Mladek, founder of The Nut House, a leading Northern Ireland charity that finds homes for thousands of ex-factory hens. BUY IT ON AMAZON

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