Hervé Tullet at London’s Imagine Children’s Festival

Spread the word! The wonderful Hervé Tullet, creator of the 'Press Here' paper interactive book, is appearing in person at the Imagine Children's Festival at the Southbank this half term. If you've not come ac...
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The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond

In David Almond's lovely growing-up tale, Stanley Potts’ very ordinary life is turned upside down when Uncle Ernie loses his job on the quayside and develops an extraordinary fascination with canning fish. Ove...

Little Vespa kids balance bike for Casual Riders!

For a dose of mod style shrunk to fit the littlest riders, this mini Vespa in powder blue is a perfect gift. Complete with soft fleecy seat, it's a two wheeler, balance bike for toddlers to travel in some st...

Mademoiselle Colette – Moulin Roty’s Parisienne

If your little girl love dollies, Colette from Moulin Roty's Les Parisiennes collection is a lovely keepsake but great to play with petite Mademoiselle. Colette is a soft rag doll, with beautiful floral dress...

Anorak Magazine Making Very Happy TV

We're very excited about the new Anorak TV app from the wonderful magazine makers! Cathy Olmedillas launched her wonderful Anorak magazine for kids six years ago as a hobby. As a magazine insider - Cathy was o...

Coucou Manou Goes Animal Crackers!

If you’re looking for really unique Christmas gifts for kids, furniture designer Nell Beale has added some hopping, roaring and leaping to her children’s range. So if her breath-taking children’s fairytale war...

Wool Dollies Made in England

We are loving this gorgeous selection of soft dolls from the wonderful Sally Nencici's toy collection. Made in England with 100% soft lambswool, these lovely soft dollies are cuddly chic. Measuring approx ...

Blabla Knitting for kids!

Blabla….Blabla…what a great name for a kids company! As soon as I looked through the range of children’s knitted dolls and soft furnishings I could tell that this wasn’t your usual ‘dolls and soft furnishings’ ...

Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson

'This is snow,' Moomintroll whispered to himself - from Moominland Midwinter This is a great little book for your kids for Winter this one. If you haven't met a Moomin from Moominland yet, you're missing the m...
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Travel the Magnetic World Map – Wooden Puzzle from Janod

French toy makers, Janod, are a favourite in the fluxlings household. One toy that has been really popular is this very special world map. It's a wooden puzzle that we’ve had for a couple of years. It was actua...

We Have Lift Off – Toy Rocket by Janod

Toy rocket ships must be high on the list of boys toys for Christmas. They can pretend to be Buzz Lightyear, or for the younger ones just that make believe blast off is enough to bring an ear to ear grin to the...

Traditional Rag Doll for little girls

Dolls for little girls are a bit of a difficult one to negotiate. Do you go for the baby doll, or the talking doll or the all round ablutions doll for the little girl desparate for a baby to play with? We think...

The Beatles Yellow Submarine in the shape of a book!

Yellow Submarine By The Beatles Published by Walker Books A great pop culture introduction for children, this is the book of The Beatles song, The Yellow Submarine from the Revolver album. The film inspir...

Piggy Bank – in the Shape of a Pig by Harry Allen

Looking for a unique piggy bank, I stumbled upon this amazing variety cast from a real pig! Needless to say, the pig is one who died of natural causes, but we hope you agree the resulting realistic casting ma...

Scramblebug – fast rides for new walkers!

The Scramblebug by Mookie may not be a typical fluxlings toy. But I wanted to include a quick review of it because we got one for fluxlings #2 around his first birthday and it really is a brilliantly designed r...

Traditional Silver Cross doll’s pram

Silver Cross are launching a new range of their traditional doll's pram. For the first time this year, the Silver Cross doll's pram can be personalised with your little girl's name - or the name of her favourit...

Alice Melvin’s The High Street from Tate Publishing

This book from Tate Publishing takes the idea of the modern High Street and turns it into a kind of fairy tale quest for our heroine, Sally.   She has to travel through the High Street and collect ...

Silver Cross toys – Homegrown for baby

Silver Cross - best known for the iconic traditional prams - are now producing a range of soft toys for babies that aren't just made to go into the prams. The Homegrown range of Silver Cross toys features ...

Nine Stories About Love – Children’s books

By Giovanna Zoboli with illustration by Ana Ventura, ‘Nine Stories About Love’ is possibly the most subtle, quiet of children's books. Not only a children's book, this is a beautiful hard backed treat that make...
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Hansel and Gretel published by Walker Books

By Michael Morpugo, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark Former UK Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpugo, has taken apart and retold the spookiest of the Brother’s Grimm classic fairytales for a new generatio...

Swing-Swang Summer

Searching for a new swing for the garden for summer, I came across these whimsical hand-carved wooden creations! With a promise that the green oak will age beautifully if left outside, the natural character ...

moshi moshi Kawaii

From Japanese good luck charm, to in-print phenomena, Moshi Moshi Kawaii is the most fun your kids can get from a strawberry flavoured bunny. The aim of the game is to find Strawberry Moshi and her boyfriend,...