• Step inside The Remarkable Story of Paul the Apostle

    by  • 8 November 2021 • 0 Comments

    The Remarkable Story of Paul the Apostle by Siegwart Knijpenga is an engaging day-to-day account of life in the first century as well as a remarkable chronicle of the key events that ultimately laid the foundations for Christianity.  Suitable for children aged 10 plus, it covers Paul’s childhood, when he was known as Saul,...

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    Jump start your PE lessons with these fun activities

    by  • 22 September 2021 • 0 Comments

    The Waldorf school curriculum was developed to nurture the healthy development of the child, not only in mind but in body and spirit as well. Physical education and movement form an integral part of this holistic approach, encouraging children to be active not just for the sake of activity, but in order to experience...

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    Waldorf Education Writing Competition 2022

    by  • 21 September 2021 • 0 Comments

    Grow your writing with Floris Books! We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new Waldorf education writing competition to find our authors of the future. Could this be you or someone you know? Get involved and share your writing with Floris! Why should I enter? What should I write about? What...

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    Exploring “Eurythmy and Rudolf Steiner”

    by  • 14 July 2021 • 0 Comments

    Eurythmy and Rudolf Steiner: Origins and Development 1912-39 by Tatiana Kisseleff is a first-hand account of the origins of the eurythmy movement. Kisseleff describes the spiritual foundations of eurythmy as they were explored in Steiner’s lectures and recounts the instruction she received from him.  This is both an eyewitness account of the origins of...

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    How does a publisher create a book during lockdown?

    by  • 7 July 2021 • 0 Comments

    Along with staff at many other companies across the UK, the Floris Books team has been working from home since March 2020. We swapped our large open-plan office with beautiful views across Edinburgh for our spare rooms and kitchen tables in our hometowns from the Scottish Borders, to Midlothian, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Carlisle! So,...

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    Step inside “Biodynamic Preparations Around the World”

    by  • 25 June 2021 • 0 Comments

    Biodynamic agriculture first originated in central Europe but is now practised in farms, vineyards and gardens all over the world. At the heart of the biodynamic approach are the eight preparations – Horn manure, Horn silica, Yarrow, Chamomile, Nettle, Oak bark, Dandelion and Valerian – which are often produced by local biodynamic practitioners using...

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    The Computer that Measured the Universe

    by  • 7 May 2021 • 0 Comments

    Discover the work of Henrietta Swan Leavitt in the feature article from Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 The year 2021 marks the centenary of the death of one of the lesser-known but very significant heroes of early twentieth-century astronomy, Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868–1921). As we gaze into the night sky, we can say with a degree...

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