Playing by the book

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

One way to launch a library! (or 4 ways to celebrate World Book Day)

If you were invited to design a school library launch, how would you go about it? What events would you want to facilitate? Who would you want to involve? These questions have been very much on my mind since the start of the year, for designing and delivering a school library launch is exactly what […]

A quick reminder! Last few hours to help me raise funds for Book Aid

You’ve just got a few hours left to help me raise funds for Book Aid International… “Lines close” at 9 pm tonight (UK time), and the winner of the original illustration by Katie Cleminson, plus the lucky folk who get signed books from her, or signed prints from Chris Haughton will be announced shortly there […]

World Book Day, Katie Cleminson and raising money for Book Aid

Hip, Hip, Hooray! Today is World Book Day! World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the […]

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