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Geography Themed Books






Building a Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book guide to exactly how an old building can become a brand-new home. The fascinating insight into a house-building project explores the people, machines, processes and tools involved in breathing new life into an old building.


 Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book that depicts homes of different kinds, both real and imaginative.

The book is wonderful for provoking thinking and discussion about what makes something a home and why people might live in different sorts of homes.


The Three Little Wolves And The Big Bad Pig is a

fantastic twist on the classic fairy tale 'The Three Little Pigs'. In this hilarious new version of the story, the three little wolves build houses of bricks, concrete and steel in an attempt to escape the Big Bad Pig, who is well armed with a tool kit including a sledgehammer and a pneumatic drill.


In Every House on Every Street takes us behind the doors and windows of one house in one street. It shows the family, the community and the love that resides there. As we are shown around the house, we learn that the rooms are not just rooms, they are places to play, care and feel together; behind every door, there is a family with a story to tell.


The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch is a popular picture book featuring the story of the lighthouse keeper Mr. Grinling and his attempts to receive his lunch before it is eaten by the pesky seagulls. 


Katie Morag's Island Stories follow the adventures of young Katie Morag, who lives on the Island Of Struay. These endearing stories help children learn about the ups and downs of life on a small island.


How Does a Lighthouse Work? is a non-fiction text that explores the topic of lighthouses. Each double-page spread addresses a different question, such as ‘What Is it Like on the Top Deck?’, ‘How Does the Light Shine So Far?’ and ‘What Happens When It’s Foggy?’ accompanied by striking illustrations and diagrams that show a range of different types of lighthouses from all different angles and celebrate the way in which lighthouses are carefully constructed and engineered according to their geography and purpose.