• 4 Things We Love About Summer

    by  • 30 June 2017 • 0 Comments

    Picnics Everyone knows that food tastes better when eaten outdoors. Our perfect picnic is colourful, healthy and fun, especially when kids and grown ups all help to prepare the meal. Our plan for the perfect summer picnic features tomato crostini, refreshing elderflower cordial and delicious strawberry ice lollies from the book Pumpkin Soup and...

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    Summer in the Garden: Flower Crowns and Lemonade

    by  • 30 June 2017 • 0 Comments

    Playing in the garden is a go-to activity for lots of children (and parents!) over the summer holidays, and the children in Gerda Muller’s A Year in Our New Garden are no exception. In the beautiful illustration above, the children are drinking home-made lemonade and wearing crowns of leaves and flowers. Why not try...

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    Midsummer Reading – Celebrating the Swedish Way!

    by  • 20 June 2017 • 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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    Our Perfect Summer Picnic Plan

    by  • 16 June 2017 • 0 Comments

    Nights are short; days are long. The sun rises early and the northern hemisphere turns towards the light. The temperature rises, clothes are shed and we wiggle our bare toes in our sandals, which have returned from their exile at the back of the wardrobe. The world grows lighter, everything hums with life and...

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    Spring Recipe: Colourful Carrot Soup

    by  • 12 May 2017 • 0 Comments

    This delicious and colourful carrot soup is sure to be a hit with both children and adults! Orange peel adds an extra dimension to the carrots and the bowls will always be wiped clean. It can be enjoyed hot, or ice cold on a warm day. Click on the image to download the recipe!...

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    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 • 1 Comment

    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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