• Booklists,  Fiction

    Books About Books!

    With World Book Day being celebrated this week, it seemed the perfect time to put together a list of my favourite books that are all about books! The day often gets swept away in the excitement of costumes (and last minute panic!) so I couldn’t resist picking some fantastic stories that put books at their centre and celebrate a love of reading! Which books would you add to the list? Picture Books Middle Grade Young Adult Happy Reading! Click on the book if you would like to purchase your own copy!   Note: All links are Amazon Affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from these links, at no cost whatsoever to…

  • Booklists,  Festivals & Celebrations

    Valentine’s Day Picture Books

    It’s that time of year where everyone feels a bit more loved up. Although usually aimed at couples having candlelit dinners and eating boxes of chocs, I think it is the perfect time for family and loved ones. A simple family meal, being mindful of each other and just keeping that message of togetherness throughout your day. With that in mind I’ve picked a few of my favourite picture books and board books with a love theme! Perfect bedtime reading with your little loved ones. I hope you enjoy this list! Do let me know which books your little bookworms are loving! Drop a comment below, or come and chat…

  • Blog

    Creating A Peaceful Bedtime Routine with Books

    Life can get pretty hectic at times, with busy schedules and lots of opportunities to take part in. We all have good intentions to slow things down, say no to the rush and be more mindful of our time, but we also know that it’s not always possible, or controllable. Whether it’s the late train or busy crowds, the cascade of appointments or parties, lessons, the latest work deadline or the myriad things that can make demands on our time – life doesn’t always go at an ideal pace! In these busy moments, we can often feel like our peace has been lost in the commotion, and the balance of…

  • Booklists,  Festivals & Celebrations

    Top 10 Christmas Picture Books

    Christmas is one of those wonderful seasons that has it’s own set of books – beautiful stories that capture the spirit of Christmastime with familiar faces and snowy settings. Many families create a Christmas book basket, adding to it with each returning year as they find new favourites. This is such a lovely idea and very simple to implement. It ticks a number of boxes – keeping things in one handy location to bring out each year (good for feeling organised!), making it part of your traditions in the run up to Christmas (why not pop the basket under the tree), creating the excitement of new bedtime stories and the…