Five non-fiction books that should be every KS2 library.

How does Chocolate Taste on Everest? by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe  Great for 6 to 12 years What an amazing book!  If you want to introduce children and young people to some of the most extreme places on our planet, in an almost playful way, where they can feel like they are adventurers exploring these unique landscapes, this is the book you need. As a children’s bookseller I support a number of…

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Fab Five Non-Fiction: science and geography

Earth Shattering Events by Robin Jacobs and Sophie Williams This non-fiction book is packed full of information and annotated diagrams to explore many natural disasters, one of my favourite geography topics.  Includes: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes and Tropical Cyclones, but also other hazards such as blizzards and hailstorms and wildfires. For each natural disaster there are clear explanation of how it happens with supporting diagrams. Then it explores the effects on…

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