Archive of ‘Books’ category

Christmas Picture Books – Reader Requests

Are you ready for some more Christmas picture books? A couple of weeks ago I shared our Top 50, and invited my readers to nominate which ones they would like to see a more detailed review. So, here they are: If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. […] Read more…

Mummy’s Christmas & Winter Reads

Hi everyone, I’ve got another reading list update for the mums (and dads) this week. I haven’t finished all the books from my previous reading list, but in December I like to put some of my reading on hold in favour of some Christmas and Winter themed books. I hope you like my recommendations! If […] Read more…

How to Create a Book Advent Calendar

To finish off this week’s focus on Advent Calendars, I have another slightly different idea for you, that will especially appeal to all book lovers – how to create a Book Advent Calendar! Instead of getting chocolates or toys every day, in an Advent Book Calendar there’s a new book to read each day during […] Read more…

Our Top 50 Christmas Picture Books

We’re half way through November already, which means there’s not much time left to get your Christmas picture books in order if you want to have them ready for the 1st December. I don’t know about you, but I like to pack our Christmas books away for the rest of the year, it makes them […] Read more…

What Mummy is Currently Reading!

Hi everyone, this week has been really busy for me as it’s Oskar’s birthday this coming weekend, so I’ve been party planning and baking cakes. But I’ve managed to make a quick video of the new books that have made their way on to my reading pile recently. Maybe there’s something there that caches your […] Read more…

Picture Books We’ve Been Reading in October

Another whole month has passed (how is it November already?!), so I thought I’d do another round up of the picture books we have been enjoying over the past month. October was heavily influenced by Hallowe’en books – I did a separate video on our favourite Hallowe’en reads, if you want to check it out […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: My Secret Unicorn

If you tuned in to the blog and our YouTube channel last month, you may have seen that we’ve added a new monthly feature to our book reviews: chapter book of the month. This feature was Oskar’s idea, because as much as he still loves picture books, he also wanted to share some of his […] Read more…

15 Great Hallowe’en Picture Books

I’m so excited about our latest book round-up, because Hallowe’en is one of my favourite times of the year. What many people don’t know, is that Hallowe’en originated from the Celtic traditions in Scotland and Ireland, and not as commonly assumed from the USA (I wrote a post about it last year, if you want […] Read more…

Picture Books We’ve Been Reading in September

Happy Friday everyone! I can’t believe September is almost already over. I also can’t believe I am 40 years old today! Yes, it’s my birthday today, and I’ve just hit ‘publish’ on my latest video. In this episode, I’m sharing all the new (to us) books we have been reading in September – including a […] Read more…

What Mummy is Currently Reading!

Hi everyone! You’re probably used to me by now sharing book recommendations for kids. Well, I also get asked a lot if I ever have time to read books for myself and if so, whether I could share some recommendations for mums (and dads) to read. And the answer is yes I do, and yes […] Read more…

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