Archive of ‘Books’ category

Picture Books We’ve Been Reading in May/ June

With all the rainy weather we’ve been having recently, we’ve been spending a lot of time at our local library so I thought I’d do another round up what library books we have been reading recently. We discovered some really good ones! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: The Naughtiest Unicorn

We’re back with another Chapter Book of the Month! This month’s choice is a book we were gifted by the publishers, though there was no expectation of a review. However, Oskar loved it so much – and has been living out his unicorn obsession with it – that he really wanted to share it with […] Read more…

20 Gender-Stereotype-Busting Books for Boys

Today’s book post is one I’ve been working on for a while, and it’s very close to my heart – today I’m sharing my Top 20 gender stereotype busting books for boys! Before anyone cries ‘Why just boys?’, yes, there are lots of great stereotype busting books about strong and mighty girls too. But I […] Read more…

Museum Activity Books

It’s International Museum Day tomorrow, and after sharing our Top 50 Museum Themed Picture Books last year, I’m back this year with five more museum related books. This time, I’m sharing five different activity books that involve stickers, puzzles, drawing and colouring, all to make museums more fun. Hopefully one of them will appeal to you: […] Read more…

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…

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