Playing by the book

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

Children’s authors and illustrators who died in 2013

A gloomy title, I know, but here’s a reminder of the story conjurers who, as of 2013, are no longer with us. January 2013 Jan Ormerod, Australian illustrator Obituary in the Guardian Diane Wolkstein, American Author and storyteller New York Times Obituary Aaron Frisch, Non-Fiction picture book writer and editor Publishers Weekly obituary Gerald McDermott, […]

Free crafty activities from Eric Carle and Audrey Wood

In the summer I did a short series on free activity sheets available from authors and illustrators. Well, now we’re back on holiday mode I’ve got a whole bunch more to highlight. Today’s selection are from none other than Eric Carle and Audrey Wood. Over at Eric Carle’s website you can find colouring-in sheets, games […]

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