Thursday, December 20, 2012

Create! Draw!

Do you like drawing? Creating? Doodling in the margins of your notebook? Maybe these books are for you. Check them out.

Street Art Doodle Book: Outside the Lines compiled by Dave the Chimp

256 Pages of colouring and doodling fun from over 75 street artists from around the world

Let's Make Some Great Art by Marion Deuchars

This book is packed with stimulating ideas to spark your creative imagination. You can complete the Mona Lisa's smile, or design your own Jackson Pollock... 

Wreck This Box by Keri Smith

Wreck this box. Make a mess with the box. This is not a box. 
Keri Smith tells you all the ways you could wreck this box. Have fun turning it into a plant box, or making it into a diorama! The possibilities are endless.

My Wonderful World of Fashion and My Even More Wonderful World of Fashion 
by Nina Chakrabarti

Two books for drawing, creating and dreaming. 
Ever wondered what the Pharaoh Queen wore to parties? Do you know how to tie-dye a t-shirt? What do platform shoes have in common with Ancient Japan? 
Complete and colour in drawings, design your own clothes and invent textile patterns. 

 Draw Me a House by Thibaud Herem

A book for budding architects and designers! Create and colour in your own houses and furniture. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Part 2)

More fantastic Christmas books!

 The Lion, the Unicorn and Me by Jeannette Winterson

Winnie the Pooh and the Grand Christmas Surprise

Christmas at the Toy Museum by David Lucas

The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jane Ray

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet & Allan Ahlberg

The Story of Christmas illustrations by Pamela Dalton

Christmas Wombat by Jackie French

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Really Big Questions

Really Really Big Questions About Me
Written by Dr Stephen Law and illustrated by Marc Aspinall 

Have you ever wondered...

Where did I come from? 
What am I made of? 
Why do I have a belly  button? 
Why am I lucky? 
How do I know I'm not dreaming? 
Where is my mind?*
Can I move things with my mind? 
Could I swap bodies with someone? 

The answers to all of these questions, and many more, can be found 

With clear explanations and bright illustrations, this is the perfect book for anyone who wonders about... Well, anything really! 

*in the water, see it swimming. 

Saturday, December 8, 2012

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (Part 1)

Look at all of the wonderful Christmas books that have just come in!

Bubbay - A Christmas Adventure by Josie Wowolla Boyle

Little Book of Christmas 

An Aussie Night Before Christmas by Yvonne Morrison

Through the Animals' Eyes by Christopher Wormell

The Twelve Days of Christmas by Laurel Long

The Christmas Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood

I Love Christmas by Anna Walker

Where's Santa? by Lois Shea

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

I Wonder Why...

Have you ever wondered why rainforests grow so high? 
Or why stars shine? 

Why kings lived in castles? 
Or why racing cars go fast? 

Are you curious about why the Earth shakes? 
Have you ever pondered the need for dinosaurs to have spikes? 
Or wondered why the tide comes in? 

Well, look no further because we have the answers to these questions, and more! 
They can be found within the 10 little books housed in this excellent travel pack, the Question Express!