Playing by the book

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

Win something different and something delicious! Two super cute picture books up for grabs!

Somewhere, not so far away, there’s a cave filled with tiny, cute creatures having adventures which you could join in with. There’s Skidaddler and Miniwiggler, Twiglittle and Spike Fox and many more of their friends, known collectively as the Little Somethings. Created by Jill Lewis and Ali Pye, you can read how the Little Somethings […]

New stock in my bookshop! And a worldwide giveaway!

It’s a new month, and I’ve changed all my stock in my lovely little Independent Bookshop. For June it’s full of a wide range of wonderful books including:- the book I’d love to see every preschooler sharing with their grownups ideas for exploring urban wildlife a collection of surprising short stories for new readers turning […]

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 […]

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