Playing by the book

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

Give 5 year olds the vote!

The Red House Children’s Book Award is the only national book award in the UK voted for entirely by children and it’s super easy for you and any children you spend time with to get involved. All the kids need to do is read all each book in the category (categories) of their choice and […]

A colourful way to learn about the world

What would you include if you were asked to create a book about your world? Family? Friends? Places you love? Where would you start in helping a toddler learn about the world around her? This is the task facing Kali Stileman in her new book Big Book of My World and she has, very practically, […]

A colourful name for a dream debut

[With apologies to readers in the Southern Hemisphere...] Are you looking for a little sprinkling of colour and humour to help you get through these last days of winter before spring arrives? If so, Peely Wally, the debut picture book from Kali Stileman may be just the thing you’re looking for. Peely Wally is a […]

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