Playing by the book

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

A Perfect Picture Book Picnic

Thanks to the very generous folk at Walker Books I got to do something which makes me very happy earlier this week – read aloud lots of fabulous picture books with friends and their kids, and then give the books away, all part of a Picture Book Picnic… The day started early, baking “Walker Bear” […]

Growing sunflowers and Measuring Angels

As you can see from the logo to the right, J, M and I are taking part in NurtureStore‘s Sunflower Challenge 2011. Not only are we growing and nurturing (hopefully) competition winning sunflowers we’re also taking the opportunity to read plenty of books about these wonderful followers of the sun. Today I’m guestposting over at […]

Living in colour

I don’t know about you, but since Christmas we’ve been seeing a lot of grey. Grey clouds, grey sleet, grey sky, grey rain. I’m beginning to get a bit itchy now for some splashes of colour. Some early crocuses would be nice, or even just some sunshine! So I’m having to get my colour fix […]

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