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    Encountering Elemental Beings – Conversations with Karlik

    by  • 10 August 2017 • Anthroposophy, Non Fiction • 0 Comments

    A prolific lecturer, Rudolf Steiner discussed a wide range of topics from spirituality to agriculture. He even lectured on the significance of elemental beings such as gnomes and fairies to our world. Existing in many folk and spiritual traditions some people believe they can engage and communicate with elementals. Ursula Burkhard was one such...

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    Plays for the Festivals of the Year

    by  • 26 July 2017 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    This summer Floris Books has published the latest installment in the Karl König archive,  König’s complete dramatic works, Plays for the Festivals of the Year. This anthology contains the complete, original texts of all the plays. Many of our readers, particularly those within Camphill Communities, will already be familiar with König’s dramatic work. Today we’re...

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    Floris Books’ Top Tips for the Summer Holidays

    by  • 7 July 2017 • Parenting • 0 Comments

    School’s out and everywhere up and down the country children and their parents are embarking on exciting (and hopefully sunny) summer holidays. However, we know the holiday period requires a lot of organisation and planning and it can be stressful for some parents. So today the Floris Books team is giving our parent readers...

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    Midsummer Reading – Celebrating the Swedish Way!

    by  • 20 June 2017 • Elsa Beskow, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Midsummer is just round the corner and at Floris Books we’ll be celebrating the festival with some of our favourite Swedish authors and illustrators. Feast your eyes below on some seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow and Eva Eriksson in these quintessentially Swedish picture books. #1 Elsa Beskow’s The Flowers’ Festival The Flowers’ Festival really...

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    Healthy Attachments for Harmonious Living

    by  • 20 April 2017 • Child Health and Parenting • 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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