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 […]

An Interview with David Lucas

Although I love writing every post I put up on Playing by the book, today’s post has made me more excited than usual! I’m thrilled to be bringing you an interview with one of my favourite British illustrators, David Lucas. M, J and I first discovered David’s books when he was named one of the […]

Your very own kidlit correspondent from the UK’s “best family festival”

It’s with the greatest of pleasure and not just a little bit of excitement that I can announce to you that over the next few months I’ll be acting as a kidlit correspondent for the “Best Family Festival” in the UK, The Just So Festival. The Just So Festival, a family arts festival, was launched […]

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