Playing by the book

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

Planting a rainbow for real

Way back in 2009, during that very first week I ever blogged about picture books and play, I wrote about Lois Ehlert’s Planting a Rainbow. It may have taken me a couple of years, but finally we got round to planting our own rainbow in honour of Ehlert’s beautiful, vibrant book. Six months ago we […]


“A family friendly summer exhibition celebrating the use of colour in contemporary art” – this by-line for the summer exhibition on at our local museum and art gallery certainly caught my attention. It sounded right up my street – and on Saturday we finally made it there. The curators had indeed been successful in creating […]

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