Posts Tagged ‘books’

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5 Great Picture Books to Welcome Autumn

With Autumn firmly on our doorstep, I thought I’d share some of our favourite seasonal pictures books for the most wonderful time of the year! Since we now haveΒ not one, but two local libraries with children’s sections nearby, we have been making a lot more use of our library membership, so you’ll be finding a […] Read more…

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Books for Starting Nursery/ Pre-School

After my book round-up a couple of weeks ago with our favourite books for starting school, I thought I’d also do a similar one for younger kids. Now that Oskar has settled in to his new school, it’s Mr Fox’s turn to settle in to his new nursery. He’s already a bit of an old […] Read more…

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Digging for Dinosaurs

I’ve resurrected my ‘Kids in Museums Book Club’ series, over on my other blog, so you will find this week’s book recommendation at Museum Diary – including an exclusive discount code! So don’t delay, check it out! Read more…

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Kids Books that break the Gender Stereotype

I have been chasing some deadlines this week, so the blog has taken a bit of a back burner and there is no book-round up this week. Instead, you can find me over at Lily’s Little Learners, where fellow book-loving mum Cassie has pulled together a post of books that break the gender stereotype. Each […] Read more…

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Some Favourite Picture Books About Books

Today’s book round-up came about, because I was invited to suggest a topic for tonight’s #top5friday Twitter chat hosted by The Happy Book Club, and it’s an idea I had been playing around with in my head for a while – picture books about books! How meta is that. Turns out, there are quite a […] Read more…

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5 Books For Starting (At A New) School

It’s that time of year. In some places, the summer holidays have just started. In Scotland, schools go back next week. Last year, I wrote extensively about what it’s like starting school in Germany, or specifically in Berlin. This year, Oskar isn’t starting school for the first time, but he is starting at a *new* […] Read more…

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Picture Books for Visiting Edinburgh

A while ago, I did a round up of our favourite Scottish kids books. But with our recent return to Scotland’s bonnie capital, and the Edinburgh Festival about to kick off, I thought it would be the perfect time to follow up with another edition of Scottish kids books just about Edinburgh! So without further […] Read more…

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Favourite Picture Books About Planes

We may not have finished sorting out our new house yet, but we have finished unpacking all the books. And you know what that means, don’t you? Friday Five book recommendations are back! The boys were really excited to be heading off in to their new life on a plane, so I thought a round […] Read more…

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5 Picture Books for Father’s Day

We’ve already celebrated Father’s Day in Germany this year last month, but it’s Father’s Day in the UK (and also the US and other places) this coming weekend, so for the latest edition of my Friday Five book roundup, I’ve put together some of our favourite picture books for dads – plus one that’s on […] Read more…

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More Summer Picture Book Reads for Kids

After partaking in our first BBQ of the year in Edinburgh, earlier this week (let’s not talk about the month’s worth of rain that came down the day before), and more ice-cream weather in Berlin today, I think we can say Summer is definitely well on its way. Time for another round-up of summer picture […] Read more…

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