Posts Tagged ‘friday five’

More Favourite Bedtime Stories

It’s been a while since we shared some of our favourite bedtime books with you, and since there are many more where those came from I thought I’d do another bedtime books round-up. A lot of our bedtime stories feature cute animals who either can’t go to sleep or won’t go to sleep, so for […] Read more…

5 Great Picture Books About Hats

I love putting together book round-ups on random themes, so I had a lot of fun pulling together these recommendations for our favourite picture books featuring hats! And there’s another YouTube video this week too, where you can get a sneak peek inside the books! So, clockwise, starting from the top: Hooray for Hat! by […] Read more…

More Foxy Books For Foxy Kids

As you can maybe imagine, we have a bit of a soft spot for foxes here on The Bear & The Fox. So we were delighted when Thames & Hudson sent us one of their latest picture book releases for review. It’s all about a very special fox, and became an instant favourite. The book […] Read more…

5 Happy Hoppy Books for Easter

With Easter just around the corner, I thought I would share some of our current favourite Easter books with you today, leaving you enough time to check out any that take your fancy! This round-up again features a book we were sent for review as members of the Books & Pieces Parent Panel, but it’s a […] Read more…

Best Friends Forever? 5 Books About Friendship

This week’s picture book round-up is a bit of a special edition, because we were invited to review a subscription box from The Happy Book Club. The theme of the box was friendship so I’ve gone with the same theme here. You can read about The Happy Book Club in more detail in yesterday’s post […] Read more…

Mum’s the Word – Picture Books About Mums

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, here in the UK, I thought I’d share another round of our favourite picture books about mums! Or rather an update on last year’s post since two of the books are such big favourites I’m including them again! But there are also some new ones, including one we were […] Read more…

Books to Celebrate the Full Moon

There’s a full moon today, which is all I need as an excuse to share some of our favourite moon related picture books with you! But back to the books for now – clockwise, starting from the top: The Marvellous Moon Map, by Teresa Heapy (author) & David Litchfield (illustrator) – The boys received this […] Read more…

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…

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…

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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