Latest title in an ongoing series…
A slightly revised edition of a book first published in America last year…
Featuring 40 trailblazing black women of world history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.
Debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history.
Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past To Present
“…to be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” -The New York Times
“…diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly illustrated…beautifully crafted volume…” -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
“…exuberant…exquisitely designed…a launching point for more discoveries.” -School Library Journal, Starred Review
“A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries.” -Publishers Weekly
Published in association with the Natural History Museum.
Beautifully-liilustrated, accessible non-fiction for 5 – 9’s.
“A handsome hardback filled with grief, thought-provoking verses and lusciously detailed illustrations, it immerses the reader in the riches and terrors of the ocean, showing human depredation as well as swirling shoals and the mysteries of migration.” Imogen Russell Williams, GUARDIAN REVIEW
“You can almost smell the surf between the pages.” Alex O’Connell
More madman than hero?
Part of Short Books’ excellent Great Victorians series.
Zazi (aged 8) and Ziwelene (aged 6) are the great-grandchildren of Nelson and Winnie Mandela.
Zindzi is the youngest child of the Mandelas and was only 18 months old when her father went to prison. Here she answers questions from the two young children to tell the Grandad Mandela’s story.
“Why did Grandad go to jail?”
“Did Grandad have to have his birthday in prison?”
“Did Grandad have a plan to escape from his prison?”
This structure works highly effectively alongside Sean Qualls’ sandy-hued and textured illustrations.
About the illustrator: https://www.seanqualls.com/
Using original architectural drawings from The National Archives brought to life by stunning artwork by Josie Shenoy, discover the rich heritage of some of London’s most iconic buildings. Watch Buckingham Palace transform from a large country house into an opulent palace, spot Henry VIII playing tennis on the lawn of Hampton Court Palace, and get lost in the Palm House at Kew, London’s very own tropical rainforest.
This beautiful book from Blue Peter Award-winning author David Long and exceptionally talented artist Josie Shenoy is a historical kaleidoscope celebrating the magnificent buildings that made London.
“Visually stunning… a quiet, intoxicating account of water’s transmutations.”
Imogen Russell Williams, Guardian Review
A new non-fiction picture book from Greenaway medal-winner, Grahame Baker-Smith.
Really useful set of nature activity cards for primary aged children (from Laurence King Publishing), pleasingly designed by the illustrator Chakrabarti with inviting accessible instructions and information written by experienced non-fiction author, Anna Claybourne.
There are 20 double-sided, sturdy thick cards in total categorised into
PARK & GARDEN
FOREST & TREES
Perfect to share between groups of children and a handy aid for KS2 classteachers.