“Doggienauts” a fab and fun children’s picture book

Doggienauts, Their Mission: To reach the moon before Space Katz.When Rami develops a superior cat detector for her science project the residents of Doggieland are overwhelmed with excitement. The president is so impressed that she offers Rani a top-secret assignment, to manage the Doggienauts’ spaceship controls on their maiden voyage to the moo. Their Mission: To reach the moon before Space Katz. The dogs complete their training and set off on their way. When they encounter interference from Space Katz, Rami must use all of her mental power to correct the error, set the voyage home on track, and save the day. Space Katz are left fuming, and start plotting their revenge.

“Doggienauts” is a fun adventure for all ages. It offers a range of strong female characters, and emphasises themes of inclusion and collaboration. There is a push for the benefits of maths and sciences too – always a good thing.

At 33 pages, it is a great length for bed time stories, and the plot is sophisticated enough to allow older readers to get into the book on their own.  The illustrations are brilliant, well drawn and show a great use of bright and appealing colours. Doggienauts will appeal to all children whether at pre-reading level or early school age. Coming soon to a store near you.

Title: Doggienauts

Author: Addie Broussard

Illustrator: Kaustuv Brahmachari

Publisher:  Two Umbrella’s Media

Year: 2019

Genre: Children’s picture book

Reviewed by: Sarah Jackson

 

A Christmas gift for you!

“Pete and the Persian Bottle” by Sarah Jackson, a book for junior readers, is available in e-book (kindle) format for free from 24th to 26th of December.

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Happy Christmas from Big Bulb Books!

About the book:

Pete and the Persian Bottle is the story of nine-year-old Peter (Pete) Bartlett, an average boy, whose biggest wish is to stand out in a crowd, and not feel like the world’s biggest loser anymore.

While scavenging for go-cart parts in a rubbish skip, Pete comes across a curious looking bottle. When he opens the bottle, he releases a long-trapped genie. Eager to get his three wishes, Pete pushes the genie into making him special. The genie turns Pete into a rat,