Christmas wishlist – Christmas books

Our Advent calendar is a white wooden frame with twenty-four little doors, each with a different Christmas picture on it. It’s about ten years old now, and some of the doors are a little wonky. I created a collection of shipping tags with a Christmas stamp and a suggestion of something Christmasy to do. The… Continue reading Christmas wishlist – Christmas books

Books for young adults – Christmas ideas

With potentially seven or eight weeks of holidays ahead of them, teenagers need some decent books to keep them away from their screens! Young adult fiction can be a tricky area to navigate – a book that a nineteen-year-old might enjoy may not be suitable for a fourteen-year-old. The age of the protagonist is a good… Continue reading Books for young adults – Christmas ideas

Christmas book ideas for 5-8 year-olds

For 5-8 year-old readers, I have a list of book series. Kids at this age love to read books again and again. They’ll begin with listening to an adult read the whole book, then they might take it in turns to read a few pages, then they can read it to themselves. Kids are avid collectors,… Continue reading Christmas book ideas for 5-8 year-olds

Christmas book ideas for 9-12 year-old girls

It’s seven and a half weeks until Christmas – gulp! In order to make your Christmas shopping a little easier, I am putting together a few lists of books to buy for different age groups over the next few weeks. A book is an easy thing to buy – it doesn’t take up a lot… Continue reading Christmas book ideas for 9-12 year-old girls

Christmas shopping – picture books

Yes, it’s only November but we need to think about buying books for Christmas! I have a series of posts planned for you which I hope will make your Christmas shopping easier. Each Friday for the next four weeks I’ll provide a list of books which I love, and I hope you do, too. You… Continue reading Christmas shopping – picture books

Books for kids about Christmas

Miss 9 and Mr 6 think Christmas books are the best. They only come out for a month each year, so there is a sense of both remembering and rediscovering them, another year older. Here’s a list of ten of our favourite Christmas books. The fourth king, the story of the other wise man, written… Continue reading Books for kids about Christmas