Playing by the book

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

An Interview with Carll Cneut

I’m a great believer in the power of seeing an author / illustrator live to spark kids’ imagination and excitement about reading. So you can imagine how much I like the idea of The Children’s Bookshow, an organization which arranges an annual tour of children’s authors and illustrators across the UK. The tour takes place […]

The Past

So I’m back online! And I’ve so much to tell you about… So yes, I was offline because I was away visiting family in the Netherlands. This is where we were for most of the time: This is the haul of books I brought back: My favourite book of all those I brought back is […]

Starting the new year with bookish delights

So first up, some wonderful news! Yesterday Playing by the book was named as the top UK Parent Blog of 2011 by the UK’s largest community of active British parent bloggers, the Tots 100. This wonderfully exciting news came out of the blue and put a huge smile across my face. Next up, having tried […]

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