Parrot Street HQ Blog

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

Parrot Street Book Club set up at a Christmas shopping event

Books make the BEST gifts! Not only that, but our packs, which include a brilliant children’s book and accompanying activity pack, make perfect stocking fillers. If you’d like to get your hands on one, check out this list of shopping events that we’ll be at over the next few weeks.


Spooky craft ideas for Halloween

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019

Child holding a carved pumpkin

This month we sent our Parakeet subscribers Vlad: The World’s Worst Vampire about a little vampire who wants to go to school though he knows his spooky family will disapprove. Not only is it a cracking read for kids aged 5 to 8, it also gave us the opportunity to have lots of fun with spooky activities!


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We’re passionate about the transformative power of reading and believe that every child should be a reader. So we have been clear from the outset that ours should be a small business with a big social conscience.