10 brilliant books for birthday boys and girls

Today is Miss Marnie’s birthday! So, to kick off a week of birthday inspired posts I’ve rounded up some books all about…BIRTHDAYS! I have chosen a few classic titles and a few fun character driven ones… each would make a great gift for any little girl or boy celebrating their special day. ENJOY! Belle & Boo and the Birthday Surprise by Mandy Sutcliffe £4.79 A cute little tale of how Belle and her best pal Boo – a bunny – plan…

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Celebrate Grandparents day with these cute books

Seems there is a day for EVERYTHING now! And, today is National Grandparents Day. Although, I do actually think this is quite a sweet tradition… (unlike a recent email I received that listed National Positive Thinking Day (?) and National Beard Day (hello, what?) Although, you shouldn’t need a day to show your ‘elders how special they are to you – it’s kinda nice when you have little ones to make a fuss of their nanny and granddad. And, what better…

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New York Fashion Week inspired books for kids

Pict Credit BOOKCLUB SPECIAL: Inspired by New York Fashion Week  Last season I did a round-up of classic books to kick-off the start of the fashion week – so, I thought I would add to my previous posts with my favourite New York City titles to mark to start of NYFW on Thursday…  1) A Walk in New York by Salvatore Rubbino £5.24 Published: 2009 || Age: 4-8 years Taking in all the famous landmarks and well known streets a father,…

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Have you and your little one met Lulu yet?

I picked up a copy of Lulu’s Loo at the library as a gentle way introduce something I’m avoiding. Potty Training.  I really have my head in the sand about it – and thankfully I don’t think Miss Marnie is anywhere near ready – and that suits me fine. But, I figured just because I’m not ready it didn’t mean I couldn’t start getting Miss M ready. She loves books so when I saw this interactive and lift the flap book…

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Learning Colours with the Pantone: Colours Book

Now I know every mum thinks their child is pretty special and a genius of course! So, I have to share my ‘Proud Mama’ moment here. We read a lot to Miss Marnie between 3-5 books every night before bed and countless books during the day. And, of late we have been going through her colour books. And, I can’t really believe it but she seemed to have picked them up with …well, flying colours! She can recognise up to…

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