Archive of ‘Books’ category

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…

Our Top 12 Scottish Picture Books

Happy Burns Night! Today’s the day Scotland celebrates its national bard, and to mark the occasion I’ve put together a video with our favourite Scottish picture book recommendations! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! List of books: N is for Nessie, by Kate Davies The […] Read more…

The Boys’ Christmas Book Haul

So, we’ve had a slow start to the new year in terms of recording new videos, but the boys helped me with a quick round up of all the new books they got for Christmas. Hope you enjoy the video (watch out for the crazy fox!) and let me know if you’d like a more […] Read more…

The Night Before Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve! In German tradition, Christmas Eve is the most important day for celebrating, so I’ll be switching off for a bit, but I’ve recorded a very special book video to wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Read more…

Oskar’s Birthday Book Haul

There’s not been a new ‘Chapter Book of the Month’ this past month, as we’ve been up to our ears in reading Christmas picture books and recording Christmas videos. So we’ve made a quick video of Oskar sharing his birthday book haul instead. When I say we, I’m mostly superfluous – Oskar is really taking […] Read more…

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…

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