Playing by the book

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

Secret codes, spy tricks and a special giveaway!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. It was won by no. 10 – Catherine** Recently M has been leaving unusual things around the house: We grownups didn’t know what to make of them. But soon it became clear – these were M’s spies, set up to report back to her on what her parents got up […]

World Book Day!

Today is World Book Day, my very favourite sort of day! It started with M heading off to school dressed as Pippi Longstocking (or rather Pippl Langkous, the Dutch Pippi)… Then I enjoyed the Biggest Book Show on Earth with Tony Robinson, Shirley Hughes, Liz Pichon, Cathy Cassidy and lots of others. If you missed […]

Picture Book Month – win a copy of Dinosaurs Galore

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 13, Kim M** Another lovely giveaway today as part of my celebrations for Picture Book Month! Today’s topic is Prehistoric and here’s what you could win: I have one copy of Dinosaurs Galore by Masayuki Sebe to give away to a lucky reader. This is […]

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