Playing by the book

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

Win a copy of Rapido’s Next Stop – open worldwide

If you liked the sound of Rapido’s Next Stop, the latest book from Jean-Luc Fromental and Joëlle Jolivet, you can now try your luck at winning a copy! Thanks to the publishers I have one copy to give away, and the great news is that this giveaway is open worldwide. If you’d like to enter […]

Joëlle Jolivet’s Workshop – Video

Whilst writing my review of Rapido’s Next Stop by Jean-Luc Fromental and Joëlle Jolivet I cam across a video of Joëlle Jolivet talking about her work, on YouTube. In the video she talks about the process of creating her artwork and her inspiration, so it’s definitely worth a look. The video is in French, but […]

The bug continues to bite… city illustrations in Rapido’s Next Stop

Rapido’s Next Stop by Jean-Luc Fromental, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet is the latest dose of medicinal reading, helping me manage my chronic condition (Biblio-urbanitus: Having a huge weakness for illustrations of cities). A lift-the-flap book (translated from French and created by the same team as behind that all time favourite of ours which is 365 […]

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