Archive of ‘Books’ category

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…

Our Top 50 Christmas Picture Books

We’re half way through November already, which means there’s not much time left to get your Christmas picture books in order if you want to have them ready for the 1st December. I don’t know about you, but I like to pack our Christmas books away for the rest of the year, it makes them […] Read more…

What Mummy is Currently Reading!

Hi everyone, this week has been really busy for me as it’s Oskar’s birthday this coming weekend, so I’ve been party planning and baking cakes. But I’ve managed to make a quick video of the new books that have made their way on to my reading pile recently. Maybe there’s something there that caches your […] Read more…

Picture Books We’ve Been Reading in October

Another whole month has passed (how is it November already?!), so I thought I’d do another round up of the picture books we have been enjoying over the past month. October was heavily influenced by Hallowe’en books – I did a separate video on our favourite Hallowe’en reads, if you want to check it out […] Read more…

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