Playing by the book

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

Magnets, thieves, hats and Jon Klassen…

Tomorrow sees the publication of latest book by an author who perhaps created the biggest buzz in the picture book world last year. This is not my hat by Jon Klassen is clearly closely related to I want my hat back, Klassen’s widely hailed picture book from 2011 (here’s my review): There’s a hat, it’s […]

A review which goes against the grain

If there’s one picture book that has had the kidlitosphere buzzing excitedly this year it has to be I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen. I had read rave review after rave review after rave review of this book before I finally got a copy to review myself. I read There’s a Book’s review […]

Jon Klassen shares the books which inspire him

Join me today on the first leg of a world wide tour! Back in April when I attended the London Book Fair there was a lot of buzz about one particular picture book – Jon Klassen’s I Want My Hat Back. Then, later in the year award winning illustrators Viviane Schwarz and Claudia Boldt both […]

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