Connections with ourselves:
By Matthew Oldham, illustrated by Tony Neal
Find out what's inside your body and how it all works. An introduction to muscles and how we move, our brain and senses, eating, growing up and more.
Connections to our homes:
By Chase Brauchie, illustrated by Carly Browness
Learn together about an important process we all take for granted, how we get our electricity!
By Chris Butterworth, illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
A look at some everyday foods – bread, cheese, tomatoes, fruit, where they come from and the processes that bring them from the field, the cow, the tree ... to your lunchbox!
Connections to the environment:
By Dr Jo Readman, illustrated by Ley Honor Roberts
George is determined to save the world by lunchtime. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling his yoghurt pot, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun.
By Stephanie O’Connor
A thought-provoking picture book following a hungry whale who loves to eat. Not knowing that plastic is not food, he eats plastic and feels very poorly. A gentle introduction to plastic in the ocean, and what we can all do to help address these important challenges.
By Melanie Walsh
Ten things that everyone can do to help conserve their world. Many, such as turning off the television, walking to school and turning off lights, are about conserving energy. Others, are about nature and conservation.
Connections to the world around us:
By James Carter, illustrated by Nomoco
Do you know why the moon's so dry and yet our world is wet? Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of water and discover the story of H20 from its very beginning.
By Charlotte Gullain, illustrated by Yuval Zommer
This double-sided foldout book takes you on a journey deep underground. One side shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the reverse side shows the ground beneath the countryside.
Connections to animals:
By Barbara Taylor, illustrated by Margaux Carpentier
In this book, there are cross-sections that show how skeletons, organs, nerves, and muscles fit together inside creatures from across the globe. Each creature has its own unique body to help it survive and thrive in the wild.
By Christiane Dorion, illustrated by Yeji Yun
Built by Animals introduces us to the creatures who have inspired the materials and techniques that are used by humans in the building world today. Meet over 26 animals behind the most amazing building tech.