• Booklists,  Nature

    Winter Stories

    The night is closing in much faster, the temperature is dropping, and frost is starting to appear each morning. Now is the perfect time to gather your collection of winter stories and snuggle up with blankets, steaming mugs of hot chocolate and lots of marshmallows! Before we dive into the glitter and merriment of Christmas, it feels nice to slow things down with some wintery tales and stories of the solstice. With a mix of picture books, chapter books, and even a few non-fiction, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect choice for your bookworms.  Picture Books Fiction Non-Fiction Winter Solstice I hope you enjoy this list! Do let me know…

  • Booklists,  Nature

    Autumn Picture Books

    As we move into autumn, it’s time to refresh our book shelves. Now is the time to gather together all all your favourite stories that conjure up those feelings of crisp mornings, hushed walks, falling leaves and snuffling hedgehogs. Seasonal books are such a joy to include in your bedtime reading, morning baskets and read-alouds. They mark the turning of the year with such beautiful stories, and illustrations full of autumn colours. By introducing little ones to the changing of the season and all that it brings, these books become the perfect springboard for nature walks, weather studies, art projects and sparking their curiosity of the world around them. These…

  • Booklists,  Social Studies

    Refugees and Migrants

    These books are a fantastic springboard for discussion and further exploration into the experiences of refugees and migrants. Touching on important topics such as identity, conflict, and belonging, there is something for every age on this list – from picture books for little ones, to heartfelt fiction for young adults. Note: All links are Amazon Affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from these links, at no cost whatsoever to you. This allows me to keep writing lists, and continue to make them a free resource for everyone.

  • 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…