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 Babar’s ABC

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 17, Library Mice** As you may know by now, throughout Picture Book Month I’ll be giving away lots of wonderful picture books, co-inciding with the topics for each day. Today’s topic is ABC/123 and here’s what you could win: I have one copy of Babar’s […]

Picture Book Month – Win a copy of Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 55, Rainie Bish** Throughout Picture Book Month I’ll be giving away lots of wonderful picture books, co-inciding with the topics for each day. Today’s topic is Elephants and here’s what you could win: Yes, I have one copy of Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth to giveaway to […]

Beautiful books inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

Today’s Picture Book Month theme is Music and given the approaching season I couldn’t resist looking at a couple of books to go with Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker: Ella Bella Ballerina and the Nutcracker by James Mayhew, and Nutcracker by E.T.A Hoffman, translated by Ralph Manheim, illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Having introduced us to Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella […]

« go backkeep looking »
  • If you love children’s literature you should join…

  • Support your local (UK) bookshop!

  • Categories