Bookworm Buzz – Children’s Book News – Plant Life Cycles

A new format for the weekly Bookworm Buzz Children’s Book News. Do let me know what you think. If you’d like to download a PDF copy you can do so below.

This website contains affiliate links. As an affiliate I may earn money from qualifying purchases. Thank you if you do use one of my links – it helps keep my website going. Please see affiliate link and disclaimer page for more information.

Book Links

To find out more about each of the books click on the images below.

Further Reading, Links and Activities

New Releases

  • If The Fairy Garden sounds like the book for you, you might like to check out this blog post here on small world garden play and you can find miniature items to make your own fairy garden here.
  • It Starts With a Bee here’s a link to some great, free bee resources over on the Wildlife Trust website.
  • Brown Bear Goes to London author and illustrator Jane Foster has some lovely freebies on her website here.
  • Sisters of Moonlight and Sisters of Shadow are part of a trilogy.

Plant Life Cycle Books

  • Ten Seeds – our favourite sunflower life cycle resources can be found here. – BUSYBUSYLEARNING code gives you 20% off.
  • How Flowers Grow – Usborne have some great activities to support this book that can be found here.
  • I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast – the publishers have some activity ideas and resources here.

Author Feature – Nizrana Farook

  • The Girl Who Lost a Leopard review blog post and activity ideas here. You can find discussion notes and activities from the publisher here.
  • The Girl Who Stole an Elephant – audio clip and initial chapters to whet your appetite here. You can also find discussion notes and activities from the publisher here.
  • The Boy Who Met a Whale – you can find discussion notes and activities from the publisher here.

Great Reads


  • I Heart the World – do check out the website of the creator Tania McCartney – lots of fun.
  • Augustus and His Smile
  • Elmer – Elmer Day is 28th May in 2022 and you can find lots of brilliant resources and ideas here. Here’s the story read by its legendary creator David McKee.

Books on this website have either been purchased by us, kindly sent for review by publishers/ authors/ illustrators or borrowed from libraries. Regardless of origin all opinions are our own.

Bookworm Buzz – Book News

If you’d love to keep up to date on children’s book news then head to my updates here. Weekly posts will resume August 2023 for now check out Reading Rambles. It’s perfect for all book lovers including parents, teachers and librarians. You can find lots including –

❤️Book News
🧡New Book Releases
💛Books for Nature Explorers
💜Great Reads

Let us know your thoughts...

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.