Monthly Parenting Magazine

Top Holiday Books for Kids

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Snowscapes, snowstorms and snow-globes. This month we’re dreaming of a white Christmas..

Words Flora Thomas

All about Frida

holiday books All About Frida

Little Guides to Great Lives: Frida Kahlo

By Isabel Thomas

Little Guides to Great Lives tells the story of the instantly recognisable Frida Kahlo with colourful illustrations and fresh design. The Mexican artist’s incredible story is brought to life in this truly beautiful book. £8.99;


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Lost in Magic


By Amy Wilson

Clementine’s magic has been getting stronger, and harder to ignore. At school, she loses control and realises she can escape it no longer. So starts Clem’s journey of spellbinding snowglobe discovery. £6.99;


holiday books Bear-Faced

A book of bears: At home

with bears around the world

By Katie Viggers

Who is the best climber and who is the fastest at catching fish? Expertly rendered in Katie Viggers’ trademark charming and humorous style, this book is the perfect introduction to bears around the world. £11.99;

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How Winston Delivered Christmas

By Alex T Smith

Winston is a plucky, homeless young mouse, on a mission to deliver a lost letter to Father Christmas on Christmas Eve. Gorgeously illustrated, this is a poignant and heart-warming story. £14.99


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Space to Dream


By Ximo Abadía

Small-town Toto wishes to escape the inevitable life in front of him. He will become an astronaut instead! This quirky, original story by the acclaimed artist Ximo Abadía has a message: never give up on your dreams. Illustrated with vivid surrealist artwork, this story is as imaginative as it is bold. £11.99


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Kite Adventure


By Sam Usher

It’s blowing up a storm, and a boy and his grandad decide it’s the perfect weather for kite-flying. There’s just one problem – first they have to find the kite. Their search brings up lots of wonderful memories of previous adventures together, but when they finally make it outside, their adventure really takes off. £4.99;


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Classic Tales

The Nights Before Christmas: Classic stories

Illustrated by Tony Ross

This lavishly produced hardback book is the perfect keepsake gift to treasure. Illustrated in colour throughout by Tony Ross, The Nights Before Christmas has 24 classic tales, songs and stories to enjoy. £12.99;