Advent Book Review 14: The Snowman

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One winter morning a little boy named James wakes up to find that everything outside has turned snow-white. Overjoyed, James rushes downstairs and into the garden, where he begins to build a snowman. James sleeps fitfully, and at midnight he … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review 12: The Big Christmas Book

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The Big Book of Christmas is a compilation of stories, songs, scripts and rhymes chosen by Gaby Morgan. I love her collections, Read Me 1 and Read Me 2, and read them to Esther and William every day when they … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Four: My First Night Before Christmas

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For our fourth advent book review I have decided to stick with the theme from yesterday, a board book with touchy feely elements and a book which we have alternative versions of, the book, The Night Before Christmas. Twas The … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Two: Why I Love Christmas

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This is a book for children written by children, or at least a collection of their thoughts. This is a book that celebrates Christmas, in children’s very own words. Why I Love Christmas is a beautiful book illustrated by Daniel … Continue reading 

Edspire Festive Forecast: Christmas Traditions

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This Sunday will be the first Sunday of advent, it seems to have come around so fast. Last year Esther and William did not really understand Christmas, nor will they this year, but they will feel the excitement and love … Continue reading 

Edspire Festive Forecast: Ping and Pong Santa

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It is just 34 sleeps til Christmas and in the Edspire household we are starting to get excited. This weekend we took Esther and William to our local garden centre to ooh and aah at the festive displays. They loved … Continue reading