There is no doubt that as writers we LOVE books! Here we are sharing some of our favourites, some we have written, and some we think you should definitely add to your shelf!
The Lou Series is written by our beloved former editor of BLUNTmoms. We lost her this year to a battle against cancer… and there would be nothing better for her family to continue to have her books shared.
The Oxford Key Mysteries are written by another long time BLUNTmom Lynn Morrison! Lynn has just released Book 7 and you can find the whole collection on Amazon!
BLUNTmoms are amazing writers and we are excited to share this first book by Aria Knight, co-authored by Lynn Morrison!
And more BLUNTmoms books… including Chronic Profit from Alison Tedford,
And by BLUNTmom Maureen Stiles, the perfect book for your upcoming teen!
And the nationally acclaimed book NIKSEN, by BLUNTmom Olga Mecking, the exact art we all need to learn these days- the art of doing nothing!
And one more from an amazing BLUNTmom,
For the Armchair Traveler: Big Book of W.O.W. (Wonders of Our World)
(Hardcover, ages 8-12, $19.99) Join the exploration experts at National Geographic Kids on a globe-trotting adventure through what’s most spectacular in our universe. Embrace your inner adventurer as you explore the most incredible and inspiring wonders of our world. Roam through the breathtaking sand dunes in Namibia’s Namib Desert. Marvel at Mexico’s axolotl, an animal that can regrow almost any body part. Plunge into a mysterious underwater forest in Kazakhstan. As you race from one amazing wonder to the next, you’ll take in gorgeous photography and mind-boggling facts that reveal the truth, history, and scientific explanation behind all that’s cool and wow-worthy in our universe. It’s an epic journey around the globe―and beyond! PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Dinosaur Obsessed: National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas
This is a gift that kids can really sink their teeth into! With more than 75 prehistoric creatures featured, the National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas (Hardcover, ages 7-10, $24.99) takes readers on a tour of every dinosaur-inhabited continent, from Pangea to the modern day, revealing which creatures lived there, what their habitats were like and where dinosaur bones are being found today. Special sections introducing the dinosaur family tree, a prehistoric era timeline, the geography of the prehistoric globe, what happened to the dinosaurs, and a dinosaur dictionary (with phonetic pronunciations) are also included. Readers will find inspiration from profiles of diverse paleontologists from around the world. The oversized hardcover format showcases stunning, full color dinosaur illustrations on every page and the custom-made, kid-friendly maps were created by National Geographic’s legendary cartography and exploration experts. Vetted and curated by Dr. Steve Brusatte — a paleontologist on faculty at the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburg, a PhD recipient from Columbia University, and the science consultant for the Jurassic World franchise — this atlas contains the most detailed and accurate information not only about dino “fan favorites” but also about the most recent dinosaur discoveries from less explored dig sites around the world. PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Star Gazer: Can’t Get Enough Space Stuff
(Paperback, ages 7-10, $14.99) Featuring more than 200 extraordinary illustrations and photographs, detailed diagrams and infographics and a winning combination of comprehensive articles that do a deep dive into outer space research, fast facts and first-hand accounts from experts, Can’t Get Enough Space Stuff is the ultimate book for space enthusiasts. This book covers it all — get the scoop on space food, space junk, space volcanoes and NASA’s future plans for reaching Mars and Europa. Learn about how scientists are looking for life on other planets, cutting edge space technology, mind-blowing black holes and the International Space Station. PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Young Foodie: National Geographic Kids Ultimate Food Atlas
From monkey bread in Niger to hokey pokey ice cream in New Zealand, the National Geographic Kids Ultimate Food Atlas (Paperback, ages 8-12, $12.99) takes young readers on a culinary journey, showcasing a mouthwatering mixture of foods, feasts and festivals from around the globe. Kids can also learn about the food industry, food attractions and traditional meals from every continent; put on their chef’s hat and try one of the recipes in the book (cherry kompot from Bulgaria, perhaps?); and get some helpful foodie travel tips (when visiting South America, be prepared that the big meal of the day is lunch and dinner is more of a light snack like an arepa or bread and cheese). Gorgeous full color photos highlight the food, culture, people, plants and animals on every continent. PDF can be viewed HERE.
Little Kids First Big Book of Baby Animals (Hardcover, ages 4-8, $14.99) is the newest addition in this best-selling series. From panda cubs and prairie dog pups to beluga calves and fuzzy flamingo chicks, meet more than 40 animal babies from every corner of the globe and find out how these wee wild ones are born, where they live, what their families are like, how they get their food, and how they learn to do things on their own―all the things that are important to young humans, too! Features include: questions in each chapter that encourage interactive learning, simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers, engaging photography of real animals in their habitats ans parent tips that extend the experience beyond the book. PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Screen-Obsessed: Critter Chat
What if animals were on social media? Critter Chat (Paperback, ages 8-12, $9.99) is a fresh, funny and completely unique premise that presents facts, stats and jokes about the coolest animals on the planet in a way that tech-savvy kids like to consume information. Check out a funny (and informative!) group text thread between a tern and his friends — a narwhal, a musk ox and an arctic fox. “Dolphinstagram” treats readers to fascinating images and spot-on hashtags. “Llamazon” is the “beast” place to shop and the animals aren’t shy about posting their product reviews! Critter Chat is lighthearted fun packed with cool animal info. PDF can be viewed HERE.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Animals) (Hardcover, ages 8-12, $19.99)
“well suited for trivia buffs……Lively and full of interest.” – Kirkus Reviews
Ever wonder how smart a chicken is? Why a tiny island is home to thousands of venomous snakes? What sound a rhino makes when it’s happy? 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Animals) — a big, beautiful and gift worthy book for animal lovers and the fact-obsessed — leaves no habitat unexplored or unusual animal ability unmentioned. PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Outdoor Explorer: Little Kids First Nature Guide: Bugs
(Felxi-bound, ages 4-8, $9.99) Discover the many insects, spiders, and other creatures―aka BUGS!―that creep, crawl, and fly around your neighborhood and beyond. Young explorers learn where, when, and how to safely and kindly find insects, spiders, and other creepy-crawlies such as worms and pill bugs with this fun and sturdy take-along guide. PDF can be viewed HERE.
For the Family Jokester: Just Joking 7
The seventh book in this fan-favorite series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock-knocks, puns, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Hilarious jokes paired with colorful, silly animal photos are sure to tickle the funny bones of kid comedians everywhere. Plus, the portable size is perfect for throwing in a backpack or tossing in the car for guffaws on the go. PDF can be viewed HERE.