Travel through 25 scenes in fashion history, circling the globe with your two young stylish travel companions – one boy and one girl, dressed the part in every picture. Each lavishly illustrated scene captures the mood and style of a unique time and place, accompanied by a trove of fashion history facts.
Illustrator website: https://www.cynthiakittler.com
Cynthia Kittler is a German illustrator whose work has appeared in a vast range of publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Die Zeith and Der Spiegel.
A book equally at home in a school library, achild’s bedroom, a fashion student’s bookshelf or on anyone’s coffee table.
Through the inspirational stories of 50 famous and under-celebrated women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, South Asian girls will have a chance to dream about lives for themselves that radically differ from the limited narratives and stereotypes written for them by their culture, wider society and the mainstream media.
Illustrated with striking portraits by ten international South Asian female artists, this is a book for all ages – the perfect gift that will be treasured by parents as much as their children will enjoy reading them.
Award-winning author-illustrator Neal Layton is here to explain where plastic comes from, why it doesn’t biodegrade, and why that’s dangerous for animals and humans alike. But he’s also FULL of ideas for how you can help.
“Has a brilliantly light touch for such a big issue…” The Observer
See inside a submarine, dive below the decks of a tall ship, take a tour inside a tank, explore a zeppelin and step on board a space station. Each spread features a different and exciting machine and gives you the inside story on these fantastic creations.
16 really breathtaking cross-sections of machines, buildings and vehicles.
Wide Eyes Editions produces top-rate non-fiction titles and this is one of their best.
Illustrator website: https://lourihn.com
Delightfully illustrated and designed this is a highly accessible non-fiction book for younger children.
“An imaginative look at avian migration that walks an elegant line between fiction and non-fiction. As migrating hummingbirds delight sailors, students and curious children, Ray’s gorgeous illustrations are interspersed with delicate titbits of information.”
Discover how YOU can ditch plastic, reduce rubbish and become an eco-warrior, not an eco-worrier, with 50 practical tips to really make a difference!
See what children wear in Siberia, in the Sahara desert or at the Vietnamese Moon Festival… Learn how to wear a sari or kimono… Find out about the special clothes worn by astronauts, firemen and deep-sea divers, and see amazing hats, shoes and jewellery from all around the world. Then look to the future, with recycling, 3D printers and space-age fabrics.
This write-in book is an unworry toolkit, full of things to calm you down and places to put your worries. Activities include creating a worry box, making a mood grid and mindfulness activities such as colouring, doodling and mazes. Written with the help of a psychologist, there are links to websites for tips, advice and support too.