In case you’ve failed to notice, it’s nearly Mother’s Day, so what better way to celebrate that by snuggling down with your little people with a mummy-themed book.
What compelled a working mum to start selling low price children’s books?
Rhyming books are by far my favourite type of children’s book, but did you know rhyme is really important for helping young children develop language and literacy skills?
One of the most frequent pieces of advice I give to my customers is to choose books THEY enjoy if they want to get their children into reading.
Teaming up with Babease for a month of competitions to celebrate National Share-A-Story Month has got me thinking about the food-themed books we enjoy.
We are huge fans of Julia Donaldson at Books & Pieces HQ so we’re delighted to be able to add even more of her brilliant books to our online store. We are now stocking Stick Man (paperback and board book), Superworm, Zog, Tiddler, The Highway Rat and The Scarecrows’ Wedding and all are available at…Details
It’s my mission to make sure every book I sell has a guaranteed enjoyment factor, but why take just my word for it? I’ve recruited a team of fellow children’s book lovers to my Parent Panel to provide honest book reviews and share their bookish lives and reading tips.
Have you ever thought about making a dinner based on some of your favourite picture books? In this guest post, Kayley from Friendly First Foods shares her recipe for space-ghetti – an out-of-this-world school dinner from one of her son’s favourite stories…
You’d like to visit the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre but you’re not sure whether it will be suitable for your pre-schooler. I say GO! I went with my 3-year-old and here’s what I found…
Did you know that sharing books with your little people can actually help get them get ready to write? Here are 7 ways you can use picture books to prepare your child…Details
Dancer and mum Liz Clarke explains why moving with your child through play is so important for their development – and lots of fun too!
Everyone likes a freebie, right? And as you’re reading this post I’m assuming you like children’s books too? In that case you’ll love my list of how to get your hands on books for free…
Many new parents are put off reading to their baby because they feel silly. That’s totally understandable, but if you can get past your initial unease, you’ll both soon reap the many rewards.
If you fancy celebrating Halloween with something other than sweets and chocolate, you should take a look at this spooky range of Halloween books for children available in my online store…
If you and your family love children’s books then these book-themed places to visit should be right up your street.
It’s daunting for dads when a new baby arrives – so many men admit to feeling helpless and at a loss of what to do. I say grab a book and start reading to your little one, and you’ll soon find yourself with an important role to play.
Have you ever thought about taking your child to see a story brought to life at the theatre? Find out which productions are showing in the UK this year…
There are so many decisions to make when preparing for the arrival of your firstborn. Read this Baby’s First Books guide to make at least one buying choice that little bit easier.
As huge Julia Donaldson fans, we couldn’t miss Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales when it came to the Curve theatre in Leicester this month.
Reading to your baby before they are born is a great way to relax and bond with your little one, and to start a lifelong love of books.
Each time one of my boys has turned two, we’ve celebrated with a trip to the Birmingham Sea Life Centre. Last month was my smallest’s turn to break the two year barrier [sob], so we crossed the M1 to the mighty Brum for our bi-annual Sea Life adventure. In the week running up, we made…Details