Archive of ‘Books’ category

Our Favourite Picture Books for Easter

It’s Friday! Time for another book post, and with Easter only a few sleeps away I thought I’d give you an update on our favourite Easter related picture books since we’ve added a couple new titles to our home library since last year. They are not all specifically about Easter, but there are plenty of […] Read more…

15 Tips on How to Raise a Reader

It’s International Children’s Book Day today, a day celebrated annually since 1967 on 2 April (Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday!) to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. We live in a house filled with children’s books – my husband often jokes we have more picture books than our local library […] Read more…

Japanese Picture Books

In this week’s book post I have something special for you – I’m sharing the picture books we brought back from Japan! They are not all available in English, but I thought you might be interested to see them. In the video, I’ve given you a peek inside each of them and an idea of […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: Jack Jones

For this month’s chapter book, we’ve got some good old adventure fun for you! We were very kindly sent three books from the new <<Jack Jones>> series for review, and really enjoyed reading them together. Take a look at what Oskar had to say about them: All three Jack Jones books are available via Amazon: […] Read more…

Our Favourite Picture Books for World Book Day

It’s World Book Day in the UK a week from today, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to share some of our all time favourite picture books with you. The boys and I each picked one favourite to share – we hope you enjoy the video: If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really […] Read more…

5 Last Minute World Book Day Costumes

It’s just over a week to go until this year’s World Book Day, a day that puts the fear in to a lot of parents as they panic over last minute costumes as it is custom in a lot of UK schools for children to come dressed up as a favourite book character that day […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: Rabbit and Bear

It’s been a while, due to various circumstances, but we are finally back with another Chapter Book of the Month! Oskar couldn’t wait to share this one with you. I hope you enjoy the video: Have you read any of the Rabbit and Bear books? What did you think of them? If you enjoyed our episode, […] Read more…

15 Winter Wonderland Picture Books

While we ourselves may not have experienced any snow yet this Winter, there has been plenty going around elsewhere. What better excuse to get our our favourite Winter picture books? Christmas may be over, but there are many beautiful Winter picture books that don’t feature Christmas to enjoy. Here we share 15 favourites with you: […] Read more…

What Mummy is Currently Reading!

Hi everyone, it’s been a busy week, preparing for our trip to Japan, but I’ve managed to squeeze in a video of what I’ve been reading lately. Maybe I’ll even get to finish one of these during our holiday! Maybe there’s something here that catches your eye too… If you enjoyed the video, I’d be […] Read more…

New Video: 5 Happy Hedgehog Books

It’s Hedgehog Day again tomorrow! How did that come around so quickly? I’ve got a new video to share with you – as you may be able to tell from the fact that it features our old living room, I recorded this a while ago. In fact, this was the demo video I made when […] Read more…

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