Playing by the book

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

Winners of the International Edible Book Festival!

It is with great excitement I can finally announce the winners of this year’s International Edible Book Festival! [Drum Roll...] I’m most grateful to this year’s patron, Bruce Ingman, who had the difficult job of choosing just three winners. As Bruce wrote to me today, “they should all be winners!“. I couldn’t agree more. But […]

Opening day at the International Edible Book Festival

It’s with great pleasure I open the virtual doors on the gallery of entries to this year’s International Edible Book Festival, in honour of Hooray for Bread by Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman. In total there were 61 entries from 5 different continents! Click on any image below to see a full, large image, including […]

Hooray indeed for bread!

If I had to choose a last meal, I’ve always thought it would be a thick slice of still slightly warm, crusty white bread spread with soft, unsalted butter. Perhaps it’s because I have such happy memories as a child walking home on a Saturday morning, being given the torn-off crust, the “heel” of the […]

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