Category Archives: nonfiction

A Brief History of Life on Earth – Children’s Book Recommendation

Title: A Brief History of Life on Earth Author & illustrator: Clémence DupontI  Publisher: Prestel Verlag, 2019 (French edition, l’Agrume, 2017) Translated from French by: Paul Kelly Ages: 5-11 Themes: history of the earth, hadean age, archean age, proterozoic, phanerzoic age, eons … Continue reading

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One Iguana, Two Iguanas – PPBF and World Wildlife Day 2019

World Wildlife Day is this Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. And I have selected a more unusual non-fiction picture book to celebrate this event. Title:  One Iguana, Two Iguanas – A Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution (part of the … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: An Extraordinary, Ordinary Moth Author: Karlin Gray Illustrator: Steliyana Doneva Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press, 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: moths, camouflage, insects, being special, scales, antenna,  Genre: nonfiction Opening: I’m an ordinary moth, as you can plainly see. A dusty, grayish, dull insect— nothing special—me. Synopsis: Feeling … Continue reading

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