Playing by the book

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

An Interview with Mini Grey

Today I’m delighted to be bringing you an interview with Mini Grey, a multi-award winning British author and illustrator. Her books include The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, The Pea and the Princess, Egg Drop (which we reviewed here), Biscuit Bear (which we reviewed here), Jim and the Traction Man stories, the latest […]

Egg drop!

Last Easter we discovered the Mexican tradition of Cascarones – filling blown eggs with confetti and then smashing them on Easter Sunday. We had so much fun that I knew it was going to become a tradition for us, and sure enough this year we made cascarones again. 1. In the run up to Easter […]

Yum Yum Yum

M, J and I each have a sweet tooth. Chocolate and biscuits rarely last more than a day in our house so I try not to make or buy them very often. [Linguistic note: By biscuit I mean a sweet cookie affair, not something bread or scone-like]. Nevertheless, when we found Biscuit Bear by Mini […]

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