Playing by the book

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

Secret codes, spy tricks and a special giveaway!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. It was won by no. 10 – Catherine** Recently M has been leaving unusual things around the house: We grownups didn’t know what to make of them. But soon it became clear – these were M’s spies, set up to report back to her on what her parents got up […]

Lifting the flap on inventions

As National Science and Engineering Week draws to a close, I have a second inventions book to share with you: See Inside Inventions by Alex Frith, illustrated by Colin King. We are massive fans of the Usborne Flap Book series, to which this is the latest addition. They are robust (great for in classrooms, or […]

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