Archive of ‘Books’ category

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…

Chapter Book of the Month: Rabbit and Bear

It’s been a while, due to various circumstances, but we are finally back with another Chapter Book of the Month! Oskar couldn’t wait to share this one with you. I hope you enjoy the video: Have you read any of the Rabbit and Bear books? What did you think of them? If you enjoyed our episode, […] Read more…

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…

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