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Mini Travellers Top Ten Children’s non-fiction books Autumn 2021

Mini Travellers Top Ten Children’s non-fiction books Autumn 2021

There are so many beautiful, interesting non-fiction books for children being published at the moment. I had a lot of fun reading them all and have picked my favourite eleven for you this autumn because I couldn’t get it down to just ten! Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured.

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The World Book by Joe Fullman and Rose Blake (Wellbeck Editions)

This beautiful book is packed with information and stats about every country in the world. With gorgeous artwork, and fascinating facts, children of all ages will enjoy reading it and going on a global journey.

The World Book by Joe Fullman and Rose Blake (Wellbeck Editions)
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A Year of Nature Craft and Play: 52 Things to Make and Do by Becky Goddard-Hill  & Catherine Hughes (Collins)

This bumper book has 52 nature based crafts and activities for children arranged by each season. It has clear, easy to follow instructions and lots of lovely photos.

Everything Under The Sun: A Curious Question for Every Day of the Year by Molly Oldfield (Ladybird Books)

This is a beautifully illustrated, wonderful collection of 366 curious questions from why flowers smell to who invented Halloween. Inspired by the popular podcast ‘Everything Under The Sun’, where kids send in questions that have stumped the grown-ups in their life. Both the podcast and book are by original QI elf, Molly Oldfield.

Everything Under The Sun: A Curious Question for Every Day of the Year by Molly Oldfield (Ladybird Books)

Superheroes: Inspiring Stories of Secret Strength by Sophia Thankur, illustrated by Denzell Dankwah (#Merky Books)

Written by an award-winning performance poet and songwriter, and illustrated in a comic book style, Superheroes: Inspiring Stories of Secret Strength features 50 modern day talented British figures, from athletes to scientist, models to musicians.

Superheroes: Inspiring Stories of Secret Strength by Sophia Thankur, illustrated by Denzell Dankwah (#Merky Books)

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Lore of the Wild: Folklore & Wisdom From Nature by Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Aitch (Wide Eyed Books)

This is a beautiful collection of nature based folklore and wisdom from around the world from Europe to Africa.

Lore of the Wild: Folklore & Wisdom From Nature by Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Aitch (Wide Eyed Books)

A Day In The Life of a Caveman, A Queen and Everything In Between by Mike Barfield & Jess Bradley (Buster Books)

This is the fascinating sequel to the award winning A Day In The Life of a Poo, a Gnu and You. My seven year old absolutely adores these books!

A Day In The Life of a Caveman, A Queen and Everything In Between by Mike Barfield & Jess Bradley (Buster Books)

A Natural History of Magik by Poppy David & Jessica Roux (Frances Lincoln)

This book is packed full of stunning illustrations and information about magick from its history to different types including charms, astrology and potions. Perfect for anyone fascinated by all things magical!

A Natural History of Magik by Poppy David & Jessica Roux (Frances Lincoln)

The Ordnance Survey Kids’ Adventure Book (Puffin)

This book is ideal if you want to learn to map read and start exploring. With step-by-step guides, it’s full of map facts, puzzles and information.

The Ordnance Survey Kids’ Adventure Book (Puffin)

Own Your Period: A Fact-filled Guide to Period Positivity by Chella Quint, illustrated by Giovana Medeiros (Quarto)

This is a fantastic introduction to everything you need to know about having a period. It has striking artwork throughout and I particularly loved the positive, empowering message.

wn Your Period: A Fact-filled Guide to Period Positivity by Chella Quint, illustrated by Giovana Medeiros (Quarto)

Making A Baby by Rachel Greener & Clare Own (Nosy Crow)

Making A Baby is a brilliant, accessible guide to how babies are made. Both the tone and artwork make it perfect to use when discussing the facts of life with children.

Making A Baby by Rachel Greener & Clare Own (Nosy Crow)

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals complied by Christopher Corr and Claire Grace (Frances Lincoln)

This glorious book celebrates 90 festivals, arranged by seasons, from all over the world from Spring festivals of Holi and Easter to the Winter Solstice and Saint Lucia’s Day.

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals complied by Christopher Corr and Claire Grace (Frances Lincoln)

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A mum of two, Naomi Jones spent eight years working for Children’s Publishers in London and is now a children’s author and freelance editor. Her debut picture book, The Perfect Fit, published in March 2021. Her next picture books, One More Try and The Odd Fish ,will publish in spring 2022.

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