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Reading is educating: great books for babies and kids. I write about “coffee table books for children” as they are so beautiful you can expose them.
I publish every WEDNESDAY a post about an ingenious toy or children´s book I recommend. Wednesday is PLAY or READ day!

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I could not agree more, especially in these moments of rush! This is the time of rushing though the shops looking for gifts or spending hours in front of the computer looking for STUFF - Stuff that nearly nobody needs neither wants and often ends up rarely being used: sixth scarf, tenth perfume, second iPad, eighth soft [...]

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Marion-Deuchar-Arte-deja-tus-huellas-arbol-babyecochic

The book gives many examples and is full of ideas how to paint or even write with your fingerprints or make cool pictures with handprints. It also uses stencil technique filling the space with fingerprints. You can try the online application on Marion´s page here: you paint the handprint and you can even send it [...]

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moi-xo-in-my-room-babyecochic

  They recently launched the mini crib Moi, a small version of their crib Jana. All cribs and infant beds by XO – in My room are beautiful and special. I love the awesome decorative star with lights (Lena) - you know I adore stars as you can see here: star cake for Stella´s first [...]

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Stephanie Luxat, writer of the BEAUTIFUL blog ohhhmhhh focussing on design and decoration and providing awesome ideas just released a new book TODAY, which will definitely be included in my next amazon order: Wie eine Wohnung ein Zuhause wird (How a house becomes a home). Unfortunately, it is written in German, but the beautiful photos of [...]

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A Book of SLEEP by Il Sung Na

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Have a look at the cute video that tells you the whole story:

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The-day-the-crayons-quit-Drew-Daywalt-Babyecochic

I would like to present a fabulous book on this special day. The story is quite simple, but this book is definitely one that makes you and your kids smile every time you turn the page. a truly original picture book, which is hard to find. Little Duncan loves to color with his crayons. But [...]

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In-my-tree-sara-gillingham-babyecochic

Have a look at my Pinterest OWL board, if you also like owls. My daughter Zoe draw an owl for me just recently, so adorable! I would like to recommend to you today a cute cardboard book for very small children: In my tree by Sara Gillingham. It is about a little owl and the best [...]

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This week I present another favorite book of my childhood to you. A classic book that is as up-to-date as in 1972 when it was published in Austria for the first time! Little-I-am-me by Mira Lobe (1913–1995) and illustrated by Susi Weigel (1914–1990), both Austrians. In commemoration of the 100th birthdays of Mira Lobe and [...]

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Happy-Mies-van-hout-babyecochic

Happy by Mies van Hout is a real work of art. It was Stella´s Christmas gift, because she is always happy and of good humor. It is a book with wonderful drawings of fishes in different states of hymor. We have it exposed in the book shelf as if it was a framed painting. I [...]

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