Published by Bloomsbury

This almost luminous volume really stands out from a table of books, or face out on a shelf – so shouldn’t be easily missed.

This is perhaps a warning to us all – how to replace fossil fuels, in this case petrol with something green. We need to be careful that we don’t go from the pot, straight into the fire when developing science in the hope of creating that magic formula that will give us the power we seem to require to be happy.

Cells divide by two and continue to do so.

2,    4,    8,

16,    32,     64,

128,     256,      512,

1,024,     2,048,     4,096,

8,192,      16,384,       32,768,     65,536,

131,072,     262,144,     524,288,     1,048,576,     2,097,152…

 There are, invariably, small anomalies which usually die out, however, some survive. When the fundamental cells are too numerous to count, the numbers of these anomalies also  increase.

A book of friendship. Bullying, bravery, a reptile, and fuzzy mud.

If when you are out and about working in your garden, or playing in the local woods, your hands begin to tingle, following handling mud that looks, just a bit, fuzzy, then you might think about what you should do next…

It is written in American, with American references, but for all that the book is one that is edgy and thought provoking. If your English spelling is not what it might be, perhaps it may be best to leave this one, until it is. Particularly if you should be taking English examinations in the near future…

Another superb volume from this master of children’s literature…

Louis Sachar also wrote Holes….for which I suppose he is most famous.