Children’s Books for Christmas

Friday, 23, Dec, 2016

Christmas is almost upon us and books make a great present and can be part of Christmas traditions, like snuggling up on Christmas eve with a book. Here are a few of our picks of some of the wonderful Christmas themed books out there. The Christmasaurus. (Tom Fletcher) This charming novel by popstar-turned-novelist Tom Fletcher features a boy called William Trundle, Father Christmas and a very special dinosaur. It's for slightly older children than his rhyming books about The Dinosaur who Pooe ....

Winter Themed Children’s Books

Monday, 28, Nov, 2016

As the weather gets colder and the nights draw in, books are a great way of passing time and exploring the changing seasons and the festivities that come with it. They also make great Christmas presents and are a great alternative to watching the TV! Here are a few suggestions of winter themed books for you to try with your children. Stick man (Julia Donaldson) Stick man lives in his family tree with his stick lady wife and children until one day he accidentally gets carried off! This deligh ....

Halloween Costumes Inspired by Books

Wednesday, 26, Oct, 2016

Halloween is almost upon us and, whether you're celebrating it during half term week or on the day itself, it's a great excuse to get dressed up. Instead of the usual costumes, why not celebrate your family's favourite books with some literature-inspired costumes? Book themed outfits aren't just for World Book Day and it gives you a chance to look for new inspiration. Here are some of our ideas to get you started. The Worst Witch Mildred Hubble is a firm favourite in most primary schools ....