Archive of ‘Books’ category

Mr Fox’s Christmas Book Haul

After his big brother did a Christmas Book Haul last week, Mr Fox also wanted to do one for his books. And then he got all shy and changed his mind, which is absolutely fine since I never push my boys to take part in the blog if they don’t want to. But then he […] Read more…

Oskar’s Christmas Book Haul

Hands up if you love getting books for Christmas? I was dreading the onslaught of unnecessary toys, but was pleasantly surprised – not only were there only a couple of toys, with most of the boys’ presents being books, but the boys also thought this was the best thing ever! I love how much they […] Read more…

New Christmas Picture Books for 2019

We love seasonal picture books, so every year we add a couple of new Christmas picture books to our collection. Here’s what we’ve chosen this year: If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! List of Books: Countdown to Christmas, by Adam and Charlotte Guillain & Pippa Curnick […] Read more…

Review: Heidi – A Favourite Childhood Classic [AD]

If there is anything I love more than reading books with my kids, it’s reading books with them that I used to love myself as a child. One childhood classic my parents used to read to me is Heidi, by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, first published in 1881. So when Nosy Crow offered to send […] Read more…

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…

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