• Skipping into Spring with our new books

    by  • 22 March 2017 • 0 Comments

    As the days grow longer and lighter, and the trees start to leaf, the staff at Floris Books sense that Spring is on its way! We love this time of year, with new life, new growth and most importantly, new books! We’ve picked our 5 top spring books for little ones. Whether it’s a...

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    International Women’s Day – Our Author Heroines

    by  • 8 March 2017 • 0 Comments

    At Floris Books we are lucky enough to publish books by amazing female authors and illustrators. Today to celebrate International Women’s Day we are shining a spotlight on just a few of these inspiring women. Elsa Beskow About: Elsa Beskow was a Swedish children’s book author and illustrator. She is often called the ‘Beatrix...

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    Guest Blog: Why is Easter a Movable Feast?

    by  • 28 February 2017 • 0 Comments

    Bright golden daffodills bloom on lanesides of verdant green grass. Songbirds sing sweetly in the mornings. The smell of cinnamon wafts on the air as hot cross buns fill the bakeries and supermarket aisles. Easter is on its way and yet each year it seems to arrive unexpectedly, at different times. Critics argue that...

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    Our Favourite Elsa Beskow Books

    by  • 19 January 2017 • 0 Comments

    Elsa Beskow (1874 – 1953) was an award-winning Swedish children’s book author and illustrator. She is often called the Beatrix Potter of Scandinavia, and for more than 100 years Swedish children have grown up with her stories. Here are some of Floris’ favourite Elsa Beskow books. What are yours? Leave a reply in the...

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    Fresh starts with Floris

    by  • 4 January 2017 • 0 Comments

    As we enter 2017, many of us have pledged to make a fresh start or improve aspects of our lives for the coming year. For advice and inspiration, we’ve turned to some of our favourite titles to help us embrace our New Year’s Resolutions and have a positive start to the year.    If...

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    Guest Blog: Community at Christmas-time by Robin Jackson

    by  • 8 December 2016 • 4 Comments

    With Christmas fast-approaching, the festive season is a suitable time to reflect on the bonds of love and friendship within our communities. Co-editor of Community Care and Inclusion, Robin Jackson, reflects on this in our guest blog. ….. Co-editing Community Care and Inclusion has proved a rewarding personal experience for many reasons. Its publication,...

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    A Year in our New Home

    by  • 5 December 2016 • 0 Comments

    Today we are celebrating our one year anniversary in our lovely new office in Edinburgh. We love it! – but what are the best things about our new home? The views We look out over the city of Edinburgh with stunning views on all sides, from Corstorphine Hill right across to the Pentland Hills. On...

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    Floris crowned Scottish Publisher of the Year

    by  • 25 November 2016 • 0 Comments

    We are thrilled to announce that Floris Books is Scottish Publisher of the Year! The Saltire Scottish Publisher of the Year Award, which is initiated and administered by the Saltire Society and funded by Creative Scotland, was presented at last night’s Saltire Society Literary Awards where members of the Floris team anxiously awaited the...

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    5 Things We Love About Autumn

    by  • 23 September 2016 • 0 Comments

    As the nights turn darker and the air turns cooler the staff at Floris Books sense a change on the wind. Autumn is here! We love this time of the year and have managed to whittle down our favourite things into a mere 5 points! 1. Falling autumn Leaves Autumn is a fascinating time...

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