Cute Harry Potter Products For Your Muggle-Born Baby!

As far as you know your little one is a muggle. There has been no sign of any magical ability as of yet so I guess this is it.

No need to despair though! You can still introduce your bairn to the world of Harry Potter with this inspired range fit for any fan.

So many cute Potter-esque items it almost makes me want to have another baby…

1. Snuggle This Muggle Outfit

If you are a sucker for stripes like I am, you will adore this little outfit. 

Snuggle This Muggle Outfit US

Snuggle This Muggle Outfit UK

2. Magical Security Blanket

A gorgeous, textured, and brightly coloured security blanket for your little muggle!

Source: Lovey Wizard Tag Blanket

3. Potter Inspired Bibs (designs may vary)

What’s better than a Hogwarts Insignia, or a Potter quote to wipe up your little Muggle’s sick and drool?

Potter Inspired Bibs US

Potter Inspired Bibs UK

4. Dobby Watercolour Artwork

Stunning pieces of art for your little one’s nursery…

Dobby Watercolour US

Dobby Watercolour UK

5. Fawkes Phoenix Plush Toy

Quite honestly you don’t even need a kid to love this!

Fawkes Phoenix US

Fawkes Phoenix UK

6. Wizard’s Apprentice Babygrow

Pop this on your baby muggle and pretend they’re a Hogwarts student!

Wizard’s Apprentice Babygrow US

Wizard’s Apprentice Babygrow UK

7. Hogwarts Night Light

Soothing and magical- perfect for a Potter-inspired nursery.

Hogwarts Night Light US

Hogwarts Night Light UK

8. Complete Collection of Harry Potter Audio Books

Don’t forget that even though your child cannot read yet, doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be brainwashed with, I mean, introduced to, the world of Harry Potter…

Harry Potter Audiobooks US

Harry Potter Audiobooks UK

9. Nursery Vinyl Wall Art

Beautiful piece of wisdom from Albus Dumbledore for the nursery wall…

Nursery Wall Art US

Nursery Wall Art UK

A Wedding Amongst The Books

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The perfect wedding for many reading addicts would be held in a library or bookstore. To be surrounded by both the people and the objects you love the most sounds heavenly! There would be no need for flowers- who would want floral scents to mask the musty-vanilla of our papery companions? Just push the tables aside and there would be plenty of room for dancing and celebrating.

That is exactly what one couple did in New York City.

On the first of December 2017, among the rare books section of The Strand bookstore, two people who were very much in love made their vows in front of family and friends. Adam J. Kurtz and Mitchell Kuga eschewed traditional ceremonial practices for a service that included the guests through the ritual, the entertainment was brought to them by a drag queen singer, and a low-key dance space provided for those who wanted to shake their stuff in honour of the sweet couple.

Thanks to The Daily 360, and with help via technology from Samsung, their wedding video is an interactive affair where we are able to scan around the room via our computer.

Watch the video below for an insight into the wonderful day and share the love!

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Trainspotting Live Heading Back Out on Tour

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If you’re a fan of Irvine Welsh’s gritty style then you’re probably a fan of Trainspotting. The novel was Welsh’s debut novel and quickly achieved cult status, added to by the global success of the Trainspotting movie.

The novel first introduced us to characters such as Mark Renton, Spud, Simon Williamson, and the ultra-violent Begbie, and if these are characters you just can’t get enough of, then Trainspotting the live show is back out on tour in early 2018. Read More

Stephen King and Dr Seuss Mash Up

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As if Stephen King’s novels aren’t creepy enough some bright spark has decided to use their spare time to create something even creepier.

Dom Harkin used his video editing skills to mash up the Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss with the latest trailer for the movie IT. Check out the trailer below for a spine-chilling look at how it could’ve been.

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Beatrix Potter Coins Are Rare and Collectable

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In 2016 the Royal Mint introduced the new Beatrix Potter 50 pence coins with three different sets of five: Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Squirrel Nutkin and a special 150th anniversary coin.

The coins are currently ranking highly in the scarcity list based on the fact that not many people own them and they are in very high demand.

The coins are going for around £4 on eBay, and may only increase in value since they are not being produced any more. The Royal Mint is set to introduce new and exciting sets of coins, not for circulation, featuring COLOUR pictures of the beloved characters.

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A Very Literary Hanukah!

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A very happy Hanukah to our Jewish Reading Addicts!

If you are looking for some bookish ideas to spruce up you Hanukah celebrations then look no further. We have gathered together some of the internet’s finest literary bookish menorahs meant to interest the most dedicated bookish reader celebrating Hanukah.

Check out these fantastic creations.

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Noel A Novel: The Most Festive Game on Twitter

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Around this time of year, Twitter users gather together by the fireplace of the World Wide Web to come up with some fabulously festive versions of their favourite books.

#NoelANovel has fast become the best bookish game to play with your followers and we at For Reading Addicts were excited to join in! We asked our readers on Facebook to come up with some of their own and this is what they have brought us…

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