Playing by the book

Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

Secrets of ‘The Ice Bear’ – an insight from Jackie Morris

Last month Jackie Morris‘ haunting book The Ice Bear was released in a new paperback edition. To celebrate this I asked Jackie to share a little of the background to this bewitching story, to share some the book’s secrets. If you’ve already got a copy of the book you might want to have it to […]

An interview with Marcus Alexander

This month one author in particular has kept my 9 year old busy. Busy ensconced under her duvet on the sofa. But also busy bounding around the kitchen and garden doing dare-devil acrobatics. The author that’s kept her so busy is Marcus Alexander. Marcus is the author of a three book fantasy adventure series, Keeper […]

In Heaven

This weekend I was in heaven. 48 hours of being surrounded by articulate, engaging, thought provoking, charming, and downright inspirational people does a lot towards making the world seem a good place. Here are just a few of said people: Cressida Cowell was on a high from having come pretty much straight from being present […]

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