Posts Tagged ‘books’

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5 Fun Books About Yetis

Earlier this week, we had really mild weather in Edinburgh, and I thought maybe Spring was on its way. But then the temperature dropped again. So I’m giving one last ‘high five’ to Winter, with a round-up of our favourite yeti books! There’s also a little surprise for you in this week’s round up – […] Read more…

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Woof! 5 Great Books for the Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year of the Dog, so what better excuse to share some of our favourite dog themed picture books with you in this latest roundup. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down, let me tell you – dogs seem to be very popular as protagonists in books! So while this […] Read more…

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5 Great Books For When You Need a Hug

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of our favourite picture book ‘hugs’ with you in this week’s book round up. So, without any further ado, here they are. Clockwise, starting from the top: Hug Me, by Simona Ciraolo – I know people often […] Read more…

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5 Books to Celebrate Hedgehog Day

Happy Hedgehog Day! Yes, it’s a thing. And to celebrate, we’re sharing five of our favourite hedgehog books with you. Usually I like to recommend books still in print, so you can run out and buy them if they take your fancy, but most of these I picked up in charity shops and are only […] Read more…

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More Favourite Scottish Kids Books

Seeing as it was Burns Night this week, the day where Scotland celebrates its national bard each year, I thought it would be a good excuse to introduce you to some more of our favourite Scottish kids picture books. You can also check out my previous post on Scottish kids books, and the one specifically […] Read more…

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Winter Wonderland Picture Books

It’s time for another round up of books, and given the time of year, this week we are sharing some of our favourite Winter picture books with you! These are the perfect books for curling up together under a colsie blanket, and dreaming about another snow day. So, clockwise, starting from the top: The Tomten, […] Read more…

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5 Beautifully Illustrated Christmas Books

One of my favourite things about the Christmas season, is getting our Christmas picture books off the top shelf. We have quite a few – last year I pulled 24 of them together to create a Advent book calendar, but our collection has since grown. Today, I want to specifically recommend five Christmas picture books […] Read more…

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Gift Idea: Personalised Children’s Books

This week, I have a slightly smaller round of book recommendations for you – just three, instead of five – because I would like to go in to a little more detail. With Christmas fast approaching, everyone is on the look out for great gift ideas, and in my eyes, books are always a perfect […] Read more…

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5 of the Best Atlases for Kids

Earlier on this week, I introduced you to the beautiful writeable map from Lil’ollo, and promised you that I would be sharing some great atlases for kids in my next book round up. Well, here it is! All of these are quite large, oversized books, which I always think is what you want from a good atlas, […] Read more…

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Best Birthday Picture Books

November is birthday month for us, with both boys having their birthday within ten days of each other. So I thought it would be the perfect opportunity, to share some of our favourite picture books about birthdays with you. Without further ado, clockwise starting from the top: The Best Birthday Present Ever, by Ben Mantle […] Read more…

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