Archive of ‘Books’ category

What Mummy is Currently Reading!

It’s time for another quick round of “What Mummy is Currently Reading”, sharing the books from my own reading pile (though I have to confess, there has been a bit of a delay between recording and publishing this, so I’m a but further ahead on some of the books than mentioned in the video). Maybe […] Read more…

Book Tour: Taxi Ride with Victor

Happy Friday, folks! I have a real book treat for you in store, as we are today’s host on the blog tour for ‘Taxi Ride with Victor’ – written by Sara Trofa, illustrated by Elsa Klever and published in English by Prestel for the first time. Taxi Ride with Victor is a laugh-out-loud intergalactic journey […] Read more…

10 Beautifully Illustrated Picture Books for Kids

Another fantastic Edinburgh Book Festival came to an end this year, but as sad as we were to see it finish, we came away with a lot of fabulous new books (any excuse to go book shopping!) In my latest video, I’ve shared ten of our favourites and they all have one thing in common […] Read more…

5 Great Picture Books About Colours

Hello book bugs! I’m back with another roundup of our favourite picture books, and this week I’m sharing 5 great picture books all about colours! Check out the video and let me know which one is your favourite… If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Featured […] Read more…

Let’s Visit the Edinburgh Book Festival!

Today, I wanted to tell you a bit more about the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As you may or may not know, I currently work there, but this post and video are entirely personal and reflect our views as a family as both my boys are big fans of the Festival and love to visit. […] Read more…

Some of our Favourite Books about Flying

Hey book bugs, have you checked out the Kids Books Bingo yet that I’m co-hosting with my friend Amanda from Books & Pieces over the summer? One of the categories is “a book about flying” so for inspiration I thought I’d pull together some of our favourite books about flying – including a new addition […] Read more…

Our Favourite Books for Visiting Edinburgh

The famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe officially kicks off today, which I thought would be a great opportunity to share the new video I recorded for our favourite picture books to visit Edinburgh. Kids will love reading these and then spotting the sights and landmarks from the books when they come and visit (for anyone travelling […] Read more…

Our Favourite Books for Starting School

Only two weeks and a bit until the new term starts here in Edinburgh, so our back to school countdown continues with a selection of our favourite books about school. Our picks include choices for kids starting school for the first time, starting at a new school, and a couple of general school favourites. Hope […] Read more…

Our Favourite Kids Space Books

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this month, so to celebrate I’ve pulled together our favourite kids books about space! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Featured Books: Space Tortoise, by Ross Montgomery & David Litchfield Molly’s Moon Mission, by Duncan […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: Mr Penguin

We’re back with another Chapter Book of the Month! This month, Oskar has chosen a book he got for his birthday last year – it’s a fun adventure story, with some very unique characters and great illustrations. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did! If you enjoyed this episode, please do like […] Read more…

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