If your kids are like mine then Christmas is very much on their radar now. Around this time of year I like to get the Christmas books out to read to them. Little Man especially loves a Christmas story so I am always on the look out for new ones that are a bit different to the norm. We were very kindly sent Santa’s Wish by Samuel Langley-Swain to review and this book has definitely ticked a lot of my Christmas book boxes! What’s it about? The book is described in the blurb as a modern twist on the Christmas classic and this…

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Before I seriously entered into this crazy blogging world my profession was as a Librarian. I started young; at 16 I worked in a children’s Library then I studied at university to become a Librarian (yes that is a thing!) and then continued my career based around children’s libraries and children’s reading. Since having a child at school who has been learning to read I have seen it all from the other side as a parent and putting the two together has been great for me. Little Man loves reading and has felt a huge sense of pride being able…

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The Easter holidays are either already happening for you or they start at the end of the week like ours. If you happen to get any quiet time over the Easter break I thought I would share with you some lovely egg themed books to share with the kids. They are great for a topical bedtime story or just for a different book to read. We all know how annoying it can be when you’ve read the same book a million times over so it is always nice to update your bookshelf. So let’s get started.   Spots First Easter…

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I love reading, I don’t get enough to time to do it nowadays but I would still put it at the top of my things I love to do list. I love that feeling of getting so lost in a story you can’t wait to get back to the book after you have put it down. I love that it is true escapism and can teach you so much too. I have loved reading since I was very little when my Mum took me to the Library every week. I was that kid that you would find curled up somewhere…

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This year I really wanted to write my book based posts as childrens books was my career before this and I love them! There are just so many great stories out there to share with your kids. With Mothers Day on Sunday I thought I would share my top 5 picture books to read with your kids on Mothers Day. They would also be great as a little extra Mothers Day gift. So let’s get started. The Mummy Shop by Abie Longstaff This wasn’t a book I was familiar with until recently, it was a library find. Little Man and…

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