Playing by the book

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

Capitalising on the Paralympic Spirit – how books can help to build on our kids’ increased awareness of disability

Alexandra Strick is specialist in the field of children’s books and disability. For more than 10 years she has been a passionate campaigner for making children’s books accessible and inclusive, working as a freelance consultant in all aspects of children’s books and disability. I was utterly delighted when she accepted my request to write a […]

2 new and exclusive minibooks from Clara Vulliamy to inspire storytelling about starting school

Hooray, hooray! Today I’m welcoming back author/illustrator Clara Vulliamy, with this month’s mini-books to inspire children (young and old) to create their own stories! This month’s theme, to go with yesterday’s book review round up, is (starting) school! Clara and I hope that, armed with some great school themed books, crafts (from Maggy’s round up […]

How and why I play by the book PLUS a winner!

Earlier this week I wrote a post all about how and why I “play by the book”. You can find the post, and learn more about why I try to enrich our reading with playing, and where I get my ideas from here, over at the Book Chook’s blog. Susan, a.k.a. the Book Chook, writes […]

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