Playing by the book

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

One way to launch a library! (or 4 ways to celebrate World Book Day)

If you were invited to design a school library launch, how would you go about it? What events would you want to facilitate? Who would you want to involve? These questions have been very much on my mind since the start of the year, for designing and delivering a school library launch is exactly what […]

3rd set of free activity sheets from authors and illustrators – Summer 2012

I know some schools are already back hard at work, but we’ve got another couple of weeks before term starts for us, so here’s one more round up of activity sheets available for free from children’s authors and illustrators. Click on the relevant image or coloured link to be taken to activity sheets you can […]

2nd set of free activity sheets from authors and illustrators – Summer 2012

Welcome to my second Summer round up of free activity sheets from authors and illustrators – whether the rain is continuing to pour where you are, or you just need to keep the kids happy for half an hour whilst you get on with something else, hopefully there’s something for you here today. Click on […]

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