Playing by the book

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

8 Children’s Book Illustrators with online shops

It seems a good time of year to quickly share with you some lovely online shops where you can buy beautiful objects and art from various children’s book illustrators. Have fun browsing! Leigh Hodgkinson, illustrator of ‘Goldilocks and the Just One Bear’, ‘Don’t Put your Pants on your Head, Fred’, and ‘Troll Swap’, among many […]

Free crafty activities from Quentin Blake and Andersen Press

Aah… now today I’ve got some activity sheets that I think everyone will enjoy joining in with between finishing off turkey trimmings and visiting relatives. First up is Quentin Blake. He doesn’t really need any introduction does he? I can’t imagine a UK childhood without at least some Quentin Blake. We have particularly soft spots […]

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