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Naomi Jones

A mum of two, Naomi Jones spent eight years working for Children’s Publishers in London and now works as a freelance writer, editor and children’s publishing professional.

Mini Travellers Children’s Book Reviews May 2021

There are some fantastic children’s books being published at the moment and I’ve chosen a brilliant selection for you in this month’s blog post from picture books right up to teen fiction. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured! Picture Books The Boys by …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Recommendations January 2021

A brand new year can mean only one thing, new children’s books! We have a brilliant selection this month for readers of all ages. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured. Baby Books Monster Clothes by Daisy Hirst (Walker Books) These cheeky monsters all …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Recommendations for December

We have got a bumper blog post full of fantastic children’s books for you this month. I think books make the perfect presents and we’ve got a brilliant selection for kids of all ages. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured. Picture Books The …

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Children’s Book Reviews for Mini Travellers – November 2020

With another National lockdown fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to stock up with the latest children’s books to help keep your little ones entertained. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured. Picture Books I Really Need A Wee by Karl Newson …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW RETURNS TO WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR LONDON – WITH EVEN MORE SNOW! 14TH NOVEMBER 2020 – 17TH JANUARY 2021 For the very first time, from Saturday 14th November – Sunday 17th January 2021, visitors will be able to explore another of their favourite sets in the snow as Diagon Alley undergoes …

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An interview with Karen Beddow and Lyndsay Macaulay

Extraordinary Travellers: The Little Museum by Karen Beddow and Lyndsay Macaulay is one of our top children’s book picks this October. I’m always fascinated by where writers get their ideas from and love learning more about the journey they went on from deciding to write book to actually holding the finished copy in their hands. …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Reviews for October 2020

After a long, hot September, it definitely feels like autumn has now arrived. However the darker, colder nights do provide the perfect opportunity for your children to snuggle up with some brand new books. We’ve got another great selection this month for kids of all ages. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Reviews for September 2020

September is the time for new stationery, new school uniforms and of course, new books. There are some brilliant children’s books being published this month – I’ve included a selection below of my favourites. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured! Tiger, Tiger, Burning …

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Mini Travellers Book Reviews for August 2020

We have a fantastic bumper selection of children’s books for you this month that are perfect for entertaining kids of all ages over the holidays. Do keep an eye on twitter for a chance to win copies of some of the books featured. Picture Books Luna Loves Art by Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers (Andersen …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Ideas for June 2020

Now that we are allowed out for unlimited exercise and that the summer holidays are looming, this month I’ve brought together some of my favourite books that inspire children to explore, learn and play in the natural world around them. The books are ordered so they start with those for young readers and go right …

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Mini Travellers Book Recommendations for May 2020

As I write this, the UK is still in lockdown with no end in sight for when schools will re-open. I know lots of parents are also juggling home-schooling their kids alongside work. If you’re looking for some new books to entertain your kids with, this new blog post has some fantastic children’s books from …

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Ideas for anyone self-isolating or home schooling their children!

I can’t imagine I’m the only one feeling slightly overwhelmed at the prospect of home schooling my children for the foreseeable future! I’ve reached out to some Publishers and Teachers and have complied a list of free online resources and activity books that I’ve found helpful and I hope will be helpful for others. ACTIVITY …

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