Playing by the book

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

An interview with Joel Stewart

One of our favourite reads over the summer was Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie on the Road (reviewed here), so it is with much delight I bring you today an interview with the book’s author and illustrator, Joel Stewart. Interwoven amongst Joel’s answers to my questions are his selection of 8 books which […]

A real hoot of a book!

Since Easter I’ve been reading twice a week at M’s school to two classes of 5 and 6 year olds. The idea behind this was to create a time when the kids experienced reading and stories as something tremendously fun, and not just all about literacy and the nuts and bolts of phonics. Choosing books […]

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