Playing by the book

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

Win a Selection of Books from the Ultimate List of 100 Books to Read Before You’re 14


This giveaway is now closed. It was won by Sam @happyhomebird, the 67th person to comment. Congratulations Sam! Do look out for an email from me! Booktrust (one of the largest reading-focused charities in the UK) has announced the definitive list of 100 books to read before you’re 14 – and to celebrate Playing by […]

Win an entire set of Ladybird Read it Yourself books! That’s 50 books, worth over £200!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. It was won by no. 238, Rebecca Townsend** With the Summer Holidays almost in sight I’ve started thinking about what role books will play in our summer fun. Every July I look out for great activity books (here are some we’ve enjoyed in the past), but with a young child […]

Win a signed copy of The Toucan Brothers by Tor Freeman

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by Elli** Earlier this week I reviewed the absolutely brilliant The Toucan Brothers by Tor Freeman and today I’m giving you the chance to win your own SIGNED copy! Just in case you need any convincing that your home really does need a copy of this wonderful […]

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