Playing by the book

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

World Book Day, Katie Cleminson and raising money for Book Aid

Hip, Hip, Hooray! Today is World Book Day! World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the […]

The final Librarithon round-up

Last Friday saw our final push to hit our Librarithon target of 14 Libraries in 3 different counties. We hopped on a train that whisked us through fields of horses, much to the delight of M and J, before ending up in a small, beautiful city, home to our 13th library. It has a pretty […]

Librarithon Update #3

I’m looking for just £12 pounds more sponsorship – could you be the one to help me reach £200 for Book Aid? You can sponsor us via the secure site http://www.justgiving.com/playingbythebook Oh goodness me! We’ve been zooming all over the place visiting libraries these past few days. I’ve been amazed to discover so many new-to-us […]

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