Playing by the book

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

An Interview with illustrator Chris Haughton

I’m delighted to have the super talented Chris Haughton stopping by Playing by the book today, as part of his global tour with his new book, Oh No, George! Yesterday Chris was in the US, and tomorrow he’s in New Zealand… he’s a busy man! But he found time to chat with me, and here’s […]

49 brilliant picture books from the past 5 years as chosen by award winning illustrators

At the start of this month I published a list 50+ brilliant picture books with contributions from several illustrators I’m fortunate to have “met” (at least online). The list was intended to be an source of ideas and inspiration. One interesting aspect for me of that list was how many of the books chosen were […]

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