Playing by the book

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

The Siobhan Dowd Trust – Bringing books and reading to disadvantaged kids in the UK

Siobhan Dowd was a writer of novels for young people, who died from cancer aged 47. There aren’t many novelists who have won awards for every single book they’ve written, but Siobhan Dowd’s name is on that list. Amongst other accolades, her books have won the Carnegie Award (2009), the Branford Boase Award (2007), and […]

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