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Musings from Emily and Sarah on books, reading and family-friendly activities

Why books make the best presents

Posted on Monday, December 9, 2019

Two beautifully wrapped parcels containing books

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, books make the best gifts. Whether it’s a party favour, a birthday gift, stocking stuffer or part of a treasured family ritual, you can’t go wrong with a book.So, with this in mind, we thought it would be fun to share our top 8 reasons why books make the best presents.


The Parrot Street Christmas gift guide for bookworms

Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Christmas presents

There have been some truly amazing books published this year by some of our favourite authors and illustrators. So, in our Christmas gift guide for bookworms, we are pleased to be able to highlight some of the best books published this year, all of which we think would make great stocking fillers.


Why subscriptions make a perfect Christmas gift

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Front covers of Absolutely Mama and Livingetc

Subscriptions make wonderful gifts as they continue to be magical for months or even years after they’re given. But you don’t need to just take our word for it. We were thrilled to see Parrot Street Book Club featured in two recent magazine features highlighting the wonders of gift subscriptions.