Playing by the book

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

Picture Book Month – win a copy of Dinosaurs Galore

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 13, Kim M** Another lovely giveaway today as part of my celebrations for Picture Book Month! Today’s topic is Prehistoric and here’s what you could win: I have one copy of Dinosaurs Galore by Masayuki Sebe to give away to a lucky reader. This is […]

What do cats dream of?

I am Cat by Jackie Morris is an elegiac hymn about the regal, proud and stunningly beautiful nature of wild cats. The book opens with the eponymous Cat, a domestic ginger tom, sleeping and dreaming, dreaming of other cats’ lives; of the Cheetah, “the sharp-eyed running cat, / fast as the wind over the bleached […]

Books which rock!

Today’s Picture Book Month theme is NATURE and so we’ve been looking at books about rocks. A Rock is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long is a surprising book, which will change the way you look at the stones quite possibly for ever. Instead of being something inert, Aston and Long make a […]

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