At Libraries 4 Schools we love books with wintery and Christmassy themes, so we thought we would give you our suggestions of stories to enjoy as the days get longer and darker. Come back every day in the run up to Christmas to see what tales we’re curling up with in our festive children’s book advent calendar!Continue reading “Festive Book Advent Calendar 2023”
At Libraries 4 Schools we love picture books, so we thought we would give you our suggestions of stories to snuggle up and share with loved ones this December. Come back every day to open another door of the calendar and see what we’re snuggling up with!Continue reading “Snuggle Up & Share for Advent 2022!”
“I bring you a warning,” replied Marley. “Tonight, you will be visited by three spirits. Listen to what they tell you, Ebenezer, for each of them means to help you.”Continue reading “A Christmas Carol | Picture Book Review”
An Advent Story in Twenty-Four-And-A-Half Chapters
One of the books I brought back from my pre-Christmas visit to the West Country (and its lovely indie bookshops) was ‘How Winston Delivered Christmas’. And I’m so pleased I did!Continue reading “How Winston Delivered Christmas | Review”
It’s Christmas Eve when Dad, looking at Jo-Jo’s extensive Christmas list, tells him that due to the economy Father Christmas doesn’t have much money for presents this year.
Hiding under his pillow to avoid the argument that this sparks between his parents, Jo-Jo overhears Mum accuse Dad of “killing Christmas”. What does she mean? Then Jo-Jo realises Dad must have killed Father Christmas…and it’s all Jo-Jo’s fault.