Playing by the book

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

The Red House Children’s Book Award Ceremony 2012

On Saturday M and I had a really wonderful day up in London at the Red House Children’s Book Award Ceremony. I was there in my role as a member of the National Executive of the Federation of Children’s Book Groups, the charity which owns and co-ordinates the award. The day was so much fun! […]

Win tickets to see Malorie Blackman, Michael Morpurgo, Korky Paul, Mick Inkpen, David Melling, Annabel Pitcher AND MORE!

UPDATED: This giveaway is now closed. The winners were #9 and #4 Yes! YOU could get to see Patrick Ness, Malorie Blackman, Michael Morpurgo, Korky Paul, Mick Inkpen, David Melling, Annabel Pitcher, Liz Pichon, Gill Lewis, Kali Stileman, Chris Wormell, Jim Kay, Sharon Rentta and Morris Gleitzman amongst other authors and illustrators at the Red […]

Win tickets to meet authors and illustrators at the Red House Children’s Book Award Ceremony 2012

As regular readers will know, I’ve been helping the kids at M and J’s school vote for their favourite book in the picture book category of the Red House Children’s Book Award. There’s still time for you to take part if you wish (see this post of mine if you want to find out how […]

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