• 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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    Floris Books’ 40th Birthday Party

    by  • 19 August 2016 • 0 Comments

    If you’ve been following our blog for the last few months, you may know that 2016 marks forty years since Floris Books was founded. To celebrate, we invited our authors, illustrators, printers, agents, booksellers, distributors, members of the Christian Community, fellow publishers and more to our brand new office in Edinburgh to help us...

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    Family activities for the summer holidays!

    by  • 6 July 2016 • 0 Comments

    The summer holidays have arrived so we’ve put together some suggestions for activities to keep your family entertained over the coming weeks! Make a balloon boat from Earth, Water, Fire and Air Water and air can play together in this little boat that is driven by a balloon. Tie a straw or tube to...

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