Playing by the book

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

Hoo’s Kids Book Fest!

There’s just over a month till the third Hoo’s Kids Book Fest (11th May, 2014) at the magical Luton Hoo Walled Garden (just north of London) and if I lived nearer, I’d definitely be going! Along with sessions by Robert Muchamore, author of the bestselling Cherub series and Richard and Judy Book Club winner Sophie […]

Illustration competition: Design a logo for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ Festival of Children’s Literature!

HIP HIP HOORAY! Today I can finally begin to share with you an enormous project I’ve been working on behind the scenes for the past couple of months, and which is going to keep me VERY busy until almost Christmas time: I’m project managing a children’s literature festival in Birmingham! The Federation of Children’s Book […]

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 […]

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