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All About The Moomins

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All About The Moomins

Tove Jansson’s Moomin books have been loved by generations of children since they first appeared in 1945. This is because she wrote and illustrated them such with humour and detail. We are going to share with you the history of these magical stories About The Moomins The Moomins are a family of white, round fairy tale characters with large snouts that make them resemble hippopotamuses. However, despite this resemblance, the Moomin family are trolls. The family lives in their house in Moominvalley, however in the past their temporary residences have included a lighthouse and a theatre. In a letter to Paul Ariste, Tove Jansson wrote in 1973 that...

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What to do if your order is delayed over Christmas?

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Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for choosing to shop small this Christmas 🎄Online shopping has helped so many businesses stay afloat this year, whilst also allowing you to keep shopping safely.  Unfortunately due to the unprecedented amount of online shopping, there is a massive amount of parcels going through Royal Mail this Christmas. This, coupled with the fact our posties must practice social distancing and self-isolating, means there may be some delays within the postal system. If your order is delayed and unfortunately arrives after Christmas, We are incredibly sorry. We hope your loved one can enjoy the...

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Our Eco Impact

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Our Eco Impact

Towards the end of last year, I developed an Eco Conscience. More specifically it was aimed at plastic. I reduced my plastic intake considerably, and my daughter and myself often did our own little litter picks around the areas we live, sorting recycling as we went. However, once the pandemic hit, this changed. I no longer wanted to take my daughter out to handle lazy stranger's waste. EVERYTHING seems to be covered in plastic to avoid contamination, and don't get me started on the masks just chucked on the street. So, I have decided to focus more on what my...

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

If you grew up in the 1980's, chances are you've met Strawberry Shortcake. Strawberry is a cartoon character originally used on greeting cards, but proved so popular she had her own range of dolls, posters, and later appeared on television and films. She's a favourite for collectors and, after having a few makeovers throughout the years, she's been restored to her former glory to mark her 40th birthday. These stunning dolls are now available from us.  Small Strawberry Shortcake Doll £12.99 A Brief Introduction to Strawberry Shortcake  Strawberry Shortcake is the protagonist of the Strawberry Shortcake franchise. In the 1980's version of the franchise she lives in a shortcake, while...

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Want Some Summer Holiday Help?

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Want Some Summer Holiday Help?

Working from home has its perks. I get to do school runs, don't need to hire a childminder, and never miss school events. However, it makes doing 'fun' things difficult, as I'm permanently in work mode, I don't have the ability to shut up shop and forget about work until the next day. It's Rosina's first real summer holiday- moving from Reception to Year 1. We're both new to this. The upcoming 6 weeks have filled me with a little dread, how will I work and occupy my five year old? As lovely as it will be to have a...

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