Posts Tagged ‘books’

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5 of the Best Atlases for Kids

Earlier on this week, I introduced you to the beautiful writeable map from Lil’ollo, and promised you that I would be sharing some great atlases for kids in my next book round up. Well, here it is! All of these are quite large, oversized books, which I always think is what you want from a good atlas, […] Read more…

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Best Birthday Picture Books

November is birthday month for us, with both boys having their birthday within ten days of each other. So I thought it would be the perfect opportunity, to share some of our favourite picture books about birthdays with you. Without further ado, clockwise starting from the top: The Best Birthday Present Ever, by Ben Mantle […] Read more…

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Our Favourite Hallowe’en Picture Books

One of my favourite times of the year, other than Christmas, for seasonal books has got to be Hallowe’en. There’s just something about snuggling up on a dreich and dark Autumn afternoon to read some spooky stories together. It’s still over a week to go until Hallowe’en, but I thought I’d share some of your […] Read more…

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5 Sweet Picture Books About Apples

This week has been all about apples, starting with our review of apple picking at Craigie’s Farm, and then my recipe for a simple and yummy apple crumble. So to keep in with the theme, my latest round-up of book recommendations is all about apples too! Clockwise, starting from the top: Apple Pie ABC, by […] Read more…

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5 Lovely Picture Books About Colours

Autumn is such a colourful time of year, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share some of our favourite picture books about colours.Whilst most picture books are colourful, these ones put colours right at the centre of the story. This week’s round-up is also very heavy on library book finds! But without […] Read more…

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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 have 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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