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 ....

Educational Apps and Websites for Kids

Thursday, 08, Dec, 2016

Nowadays technology and education go hand-in-hand and, although experts and parents agree that screen time should be limited, there are lots of websites and mobile and tablet apps that can boost your child's interest in reading, maths, science and more, and complement their school's curriculum. Here are a few of our picks of educational apps and websites to explore with your children. National Geographic Kids This website runs alongside the National Geographic Kids magazine and features hundre ....

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 ....