• Healthy Attachments for Harmonious Living

    by  • 20 April 2017 • 0 Comments

    An extract from Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments The term ‘healthy attachment’ refers to the bonds children form within themselves and with the world around them. Being ‘healthily attached’ involves feeling safe, at ease, being able to trust others, having self-confidence and the confidence to explore. Bonding with ourselves is the foundation for building...

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    The First Illustrated Guide to Eurythmy

    by  • 18 April 2017 • 0 Comments

    At Floris Books we are delighted to be publishing An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy this month! In today’s blog post we’re answering your top questions on the subject of eurythmy and offering you a sneak preview of this richly illustrated step-by-step guide.   What is Eurythmy? Eurythmy is an active therapy that draws...

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    Easter Crafting with Kids

    by  • 30 March 2017 • 0 Comments

    As the Easter holidays approach, the weather is definitely getting warmer, and we’ve seen hints of spring sunshine. But here in the UK, we all know that good weather is never guaranteed! So how do you keep the kids entertained when the sunshine doesn’t come out to play? Read on for some lovely crafty...

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    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

    As golden daffodils bloom on laneside verges and hot cross buns fill the bakeries and supermarket aisles it’s clear that Easter is just round the corner.  Yet each year Easter arrives unexpectedly and at different times. Critics argue that the date of Easter ought to be fixed and this issue is the cause of...

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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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