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    The Floris Books Picture Book Process

    by  • 28 January 2015 • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, a writer wrote a story and a publishing house decided that it was so fantastic, they wanted to share it with the rest of the world.  “This story will delight children so much more if it is illustrated!” the writer said.  “We agree,” said the publisher, “we’ll get our best...

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    Wee Granny on CBeebies to celebrate Burns Night

    by  • 22 January 2015 • 0 Comments

    Wee Granny's Magic Bag book cover

    In a very exciting first for Floris, our Picture Kelpie Wee Granny’s Magic Bag will appear on the big screen – well, the television screen at least! – this Burns Night (January 25th). Wee Granny’s Magic Bag, written by Elizabeth McKay and illustrated by Maria Bogade, will be read by none other than the...

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    A design insight: the history of paper folding

    by  • 14 January 2015 • 0 Comments

    Inspired by this tradition, instructions for beautiful paper butterflies can be found in 'Paper Folding with Children'

    #FlorisDesign is back for 2015, and what a year of book production and design insights we have planned for you! First up this year is a unique look at the history of a very popular Floris craft: paper folding, or origami.   This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Paper Folding with Children: Fun...

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