Playing by the book

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

Win a full set of signed Captain Underpants books!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED To celebrate an extremely rare visit by Dav Pilkey, author of the best-selling Captain Underpants series, to the UK later this month I’ve got an amazing giveaway for you today. You could win a full set of signed Captain Underpants books, just by leaving a comment on this blog post! […]

Worldwide giveaway of two translated Children’s Classics!

Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m passionate about children’s books in translation, and so today I’m especially glad to have the opportunity to give one lucky reader copies of 2 translated books I believe are exceptional: I have a worldwide giveaway of The Cat who Came in off the Roof by Annie […]

Win a bundle of books from the new series by Rainbow Magic author Daisy Meadows

**This giveaway is now closed** If you’ve got daughters who were born any time in the last 15 years I’d put money on you having come across the Rainbow Magic series by Daisy Meadows. Over 29 million Rainbow Magic books have been sold worldwide, and Daisy Meadows was the most borrowed author in UK libraries […]

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