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    Astrid & Marit

    by  • 8 September 2020 • Authors, Children's Books, Picture Books • 0 Comments

    Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) was a multi-award-winning Swedish author and creator of many bestselling books, including Pippi Longstocking. Her books have been translated into over a hundred languages and are still adored all over the world. Marit Törnqvist was born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1964. She has won a Golden Plaque, one of the most prestigious children’s...

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    Learn how to make pompoms!

    by  • 5 August 2020 • Crafts & Activities • 0 Comments

    Getting creative with crafts is a great way to keep children entertained over the summer holidays. Creative Wool: Making Woollen Crafts with Children by Karin Neuschütz teaches you how to make a range of handicrafts together including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls’ clothes and animals.  Here, we share step-by-step instructions...

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    Dandelions, Daisies and Peppermint: Inside “Healing Plants”

    by  • 28 July 2020 • Extract, Holistic Health • 0 Comments

    Could the plants found in our kitchens and gardens hold medicinal properties? In Healing Plants: Herbal Remedies from Traditional to Anthroposophical Medicine Markus Sommer lifts the lid on the powerful secrets of the plant world. Describing the characteristics of over 30 plants, he vividly reveals all aspects of their nature and medicinal use. Discover...

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    Learn how to knit a little lamb!

    by  • 21 July 2020 • Crafts & Activities • 0 Comments

    Spin a Scarf of Sunshine by Dawn Casey and illustrated by Stila Lim encourages young children to engage with the wool life cycle and understand the basics of traditional crafts of natural spinning, dyeing, knitting and gardening.  Here, Dawn shares with us step-by-step instructions for knitting a lamb of your own! A pattern for...

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