Read non-fiction books to your kids, part 2: our booklist!

We promised. Now here it is: our favourite non-fiction books for late talkers, preschoolers and young school-aged kids!

Over the years, all of these books have won at least one rave review from the toughest of critics: our clients.

  • How Things Work by Martyn Bramwell and David Mostyn (Usborne)
  • The Usborne Book of World History
  • Stephen Biesty’s Cross-Sections Castle (Dorling Kindersley)
  • The Macmillan Visual Dictionary
  • More Tell Me Why by Arkady Leokum (Hamlyn)
  • The Usborne Big Book of Things to Spot
  • The Great Dinosaur Search by Rosie Heywood (Usborne)
  • Tell Me When? (Chancellor Press)
  • Ships, Sailors and the Sea by Caroline Young, John C. Miles and Colin King (Usborne Beginner’s Knowledge)
  • The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden (HarperCollins)
  • Cobuild Primary Learner’s Dictionary (Collins)
  • Horrible Geography Perishing Poles by Anita Ganeri (Hippo)
  • The Children’s Picture Atlas (Usborne)
  • Flight (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Scary! Sharks by Valerie Davies and Elise See Tai (Scholastic)
  • How Things Work: Cranes, Dump Trucks, Bulldozers and other Building Machines by Terry Jennings (Kingfisher)
  • Questions and Answers by Horace Elmo (World Distributors)
  • How to play Footy (Australian Rules) by Carrie Hutchinson (McPhee Gribble Publishers)
  • First Experiences: Going to the Doctor by Ian Smith (QED Start Talking)
  • The Little Scientists Guide by Jaclyn Crupi (Alicat)
  • The Order of Things by Barbara Ann Kipfer (Random House)
  • Usborne First Book of Nature
  • The Book of Which (Kingfisher)
  • Horrible Science: Frightful Flight by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles (Scholastic)
  • Time by Gallimard Jeunesse and Jean-Pierre Verdet (Moonlight Publishing)

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Hi there, I’m David Kinnane.

Principal Speech Pathologist, Banter Speech & Language

Our talented team of certified practising speech pathologists provide unhurried, personalised and evidence-based speech pathology care to children and adults in the Inner West of Sydney and beyond, both in our clinic and via telehealth.

David Kinnane
Speech-Language Pathologist. Lawyer. Father. Reader. Writer. Speaker.

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