• Why we love wordless picture books

    by  • 1 May 2018 • 0 Comments

    Can you read a book without words? The rise of wordless picture books would suggest that yes, you can. In this type of book, the story emerges through exploring the illustrations, rather than the words on the page. Parents and children can become more involved in the storytelling process – naming characters and spotting...

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    Rudolf Steiner and The Christian Community

    by  • 30 April 2018 • 0 Comments

    The Christian Community was undoubtedly formed as a result of Rudolf Steiner’s theological lecture series. But the relationship between this movement and the Anthroposophical Society itself is often misunderstood. Peter Selg closely examines this complex relationship in Rudolf Steiner and The Christian Community. In this abridged extract, Selg looks at the unique place The Christian Community...

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    Lost Knowledge of the Imagination

    by  • 17 April 2018 • 0 Comments

    The explosion of science in the early 17th Century was “a new way of knowing and understanding ourselves and the world we live in”. But did this mean we ultimately forgot about the ‘other’ way of knowing? This paradigm shift is what Gary Lachman identifies as the ‘Lost Knowledge of the Imagination’. In this...

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    Sanne Dufft: Meet the illustrator of Bear Child

    by  • 12 March 2018 • 0 Comments

    Bear Child from Geoff Mead and Sanne Dufft

    We’re hosting a blog tour to celebrate the launch of ethereal new picture book Bear Child. Join creators Sanne Dufft and Geoff Mead as they talk about their book across the blogosphere from 12th-18th March. Sanne has illustrated many children’s picture books, including The Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts. She won the Society of...

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    Geoff Mead: Meet the Author of Bear Child

    by  • 12 March 2018 • 0 Comments

    Bear Child from Geoff Mead and Sanne Dufft

    We’re hosting a blog tour to celebrate the launch of ethereal new picture book Bear Child. Join creators Geoff Mead and Sanne Dufft as they talk about their book across the blogosphere from 12th-18th March. To kick off the blog tour, we chatted to author Geoff Mead about his life as an author and the story behind Bear...

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    Fundraising with Books

    by  • 23 February 2018 • 0 Comments

    We know that many schools rely on seasonal fayres to raise much-needed funds. Including a book stall is a simple and fun way to help with the fundraising process. At Floris Books, we like to think we know a thing or two about getting books to readers! Our top tips will help you make...

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    Charles Kovacs – Reflecting on His Life

    by  • 25 January 2018 • 0 Comments

    Charles Kovacs was not only a teacher at the Rudolf Steiner School in Edinburgh for 20 years. He also fought in the Second World War and gave over 300 lectures to adults. In this extract from Christianity and the Ancient Mysteries, his late wife Dora Kovacs reflects back on the incredible life and work...

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    New Year, New You

    by  • 3 January 2018 • 0 Comments

    New Year New You

    Happy New Year! Now we’re ushering in the start of 2018, it’s time to feel refreshed, replenished and rejuvenated. Begin 2018 as you mean to carry on, taking advice and guidance from our five top books to improve your physical and emotional well-being. 1) Lowering High Blood Pressure Monitoring and maintaining a healthy blood...

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    New Floris Books coming in 2018

    by  • 3 January 2018 • 0 Comments

    New Floris Books 2018 blog header

    At the beginning of each year, we like to take a moment to look at all the wonderful books we’re proud to be publishing in the coming months. So what new Floris books do we have coming in 2018? Board Books This Spring, our new board books celebrate nature and the changing seasons. In...

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    2017 Highlights from Floris Books

    by  • 28 December 2017 • 0 Comments

    It’s been another busy year at Floris HQ. With lots of new books, new faces and new ventures the past 12 months have been exciting, stimulating and rewarding for our team. Read on to find out about our top five 2017 highlights. 2016 Saltire Society Publisher of the Year Between November 2016 and November...

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