Playing by the book

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

An Interview with award winning author Lari Don

Lari Don is one of my best discoveries of 2013. A storyteller and award winning author, with a range of books to her name which includes picture books, early readers and novels (her 20th book in just six years of writing will be published later this year), I discovered her when researching children’s authors who […]

A children’s literature tour of the UK – Part 1

After writing my last post all about Hansel and Gretel I started compiling a list of the various museums and centres for children’s literature around the world. The part of the world I know best is the UK and then I got excited with the idea of a tour around the UK for lovers of […]

Sounds of the seashore

Today sees the launch of Audiosynced – a monthly roundup of blogosphere posts about audiobooks which has been set up by Kelly of Stacked and Abby (the) Librarian and today I’m very pleased to be taking part alongside them. Audiobooks play a hugely important role in our home – a day without one is certainly […]

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