Playing by the book

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

An Interview with Victoria Griffith

For last week’s Nonfiction Monday I reviewed a super book by debut author Victoria Griffith, The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont. This week, I’m delighted to bring you an interview with Victoria Griffith, interspersed with a selection of books which inspired her on her path towards becoming a writer. Playing by the book: Hello […]

Dirigibles, cartier watches and zappy zoomers

If I were to ask you who was the inventor of human flight, how would you answer? Would you rack your brain for school memories and then come up with the Wright brothers? Would you be surprised and interested if you then found out that perhaps it wasn’t the Wright brothers after all, but someone […]

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