Playing by the book

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

Win a Selection of Books from the Ultimate List of 100 Books to Read Before You’re 14


This giveaway is now closed. It was won by Sam @happyhomebird, the 67th person to comment. Congratulations Sam! Do look out for an email from me! Booktrust (one of the largest reading-focused charities in the UK) has announced the definitive list of 100 books to read before you’re 14 – and to celebrate Playing by […]

Looking forward to World Book Day with a giveaway

This giveaway is now closed Thursday March 7 is World Book Day, and I can’t wait! So what is World Book Day? Well, it’s a UNESCO designated worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe. Now in its 16th year, World Book Day aims to ensure as […]

Crowdsourcing help required: creating a database of literacy/reading/book charities

Every year I published a list of literacy / reading / book charities and Not-for-Profits around the world. Last year’s list contained over 125 charities/Not-for-Profits and can be found here. To make the list more user friendly, I’m in the process of creating a searchable database of all relevant charities/NfPs (so you can search by […]

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