Playing by the book

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

Stories in Tune – Swan Lake – Part 1

Welcome to the sixth post in our mini-series here on Playing by the book – Stories in tune – all about picture books inspired by classical music. In the last month or so we’ve been listening to Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, doing a fair bit of dancing, and of course reading some lovely books. Ella […]

Museums, wicked witches and calories galore

When I’m looking for inspiration as to what to read with M and J I often have a look at what’s going on at the various museums and centres around the world dedicated to children’s literature and illustration. Even if I can’t visit any special exhibitions myself, they often provide a lead to a new […]

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