Playing by the book

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

Nominate your favourite children’s book from the last year

Nominations open tomorrow for the Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literaray Awards, aka The Cybils. Is there a children’s /YA book you think is the best-of-the-best which was published during the last year? Why not nominate if for a Cybils award? Anyone may nominate one book per genre during the public nomination period (slightly different […]

The best children’s books chosen by bloggers aka The Cybils winners

Although things may have appeared all cool, calm and collected on the blog front this last month (ha!), I’ve been feverishly beavering away behind the scenes acting as a judge for The Cybils. The Cybils awards are given each year by bloggers, for the year’s best children’s and young adult titles published in the US. […]

Cybils nominees: Three books by Atinuke

Only one author has three books on the longlist for a Cybil Award in the the Early Chapter Book category and that is the Nigerian born, UK based Atinuke. The No. 1 Car Spotter is set in an unnamed African village and follows a few months in the life of a young boy called Oluwalase […]

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