Playing by the book

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

Fantastic Fiction for Kids – Thinking about life as a refugee

We’re half way through National Refugee Week here in the UK and as my small contribution to it Fantastic Fiction for Kids is this week all about refugees. It is also, necessarily, about humanity, compassion, despair, empathy and hope. The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi Unhei has left Korea and is just starting at her […]

Fantastic Fiction for Kids – Grandparents

This week’s Fantastic Fiction for Kids is a real winner, even if I say so myself! Today’s contribution comes from Sarah, who writes at Becoming Sarah, a blog I only discovered recently but which has become one of my very top reads each day because it’s all about love, joy, fun… oh! and Sarah’s passion […]

Fantastic Fiction for Kids – Fiction about Nonfiction

Today’s Fantastic Fiction for Kids comes from Natalie at Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns, where she writes about the play and learning she and her daughter get up to. They read a lot of books together and I often find a new book I too want to read from Natalie’s recommendations, so I was thrilled when […]

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