Parrot Street HQ Blog

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

40+ ideas for simple World Book Day costumes

Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2019

Child dressed as Mr Bear from Peace at Last

We enjoy making life that bit simpler for parents when it comes to anything book-related, so have put our heads together and come up with over 40 children’s book character costumes that are easy to recreate. Some require a bit more crafting than others but half term seems like the perfect time to get started and even enlist the children’s help too!


6 book-related things to do during half term

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019

Happy child lying on the floor surrounded by pencils

We thought it would be useful to share a few book-related activities which you can have up your sleeve in case you are in need of things to keep the kids busy over the half term break.


Our subscriptions in the press

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019

Psychologies and Your Home magazine logos

We have been working hard to promote our children’s book subscriptions to new audiences over the past year, so are thrilled to have been featured in two national magazines in the past few months.