Christmas

Yikes, Santa-Claws! By Pamela Butchart

December 26, 2017

    We thought we might squeeze in one more Christmas book – it is Boxing Day, after all! Summary: Santa-Claws is a bumbling dino-Santa…

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Christmas craft for kids – part 2

December 21, 2017

Last week, we gave you 5 easy Christmas craft ideas. We promised another 5, in case your kids are still wanting some more glittery, festive…

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Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 19, 2017

  A Christmas book with a history lesson thrown in? Now that’s very us! Summary: This story is set in the 1840s, in Queen Victoria’s…

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Christmas Craft With Kids – part 1

December 14, 2017

                  Christmas craft. Those two words strike fear into the hearts of many parents. I mean, this…

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Christmas Cooking With Kids

December 07, 2017

I say ‘Christmas Cooking’ but if truth be told, what my kids really want is for me to do some cooking and then let them…

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Christmas book

The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 05, 2017

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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Christmas Playlist

November 30, 2017

We are in full Christmas mode here, despite it not quite hitting December as yet. So: in order to stay sane in the mess of…

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Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols Illustrated by Lee Krutop

November 28, 2017

  Not a story book, as such, but still a beautiful book to read and look through, Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols, is a…

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Christmas books

The Nutcracker Version by Emma Goldhawk

December 20, 2016

  For the last of our Christmas books, we take a look at a version of The Nutcracker. Although made most famous as a ballet,…

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Alison Jay

The Twelve Days of Christmas By Alison Jay

December 13, 2016

  This week we continue our look into some of our favourite Christmas stories, with a look at one of Alison Jay’s stunningly beautiful books.…

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