Playing by the book

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

Which Quentin Blake book is your favourite?

As much as a treat for myself as a way of sharing my love of books, at Jenna’s prompting, I’ve now started work on a quilt for J’s 3rd birthday, made out of some of the fabric from the new Liberty’s range designed by children’s illustrators. It was really hard choosing just a few fabric […]

Share the Love of Books Update 2

One of my pledges as part of Jenna’s Share the Love of Books event this February was to donate a selection of our old books to the local charity bookshop, and that’s exactly what we did on Monday. Here’s the pile which went into the shop… … here’s J outside the shop after our cycle […]

How could *you* spread the joy which books bring you?

As a family we don’t really celebrate Valentine’s day and as a blogger I don’t take part in many challenges or events, and yet when I saw Jenna’s plan to celebrate her love of books by hosting an event that spreads the joy they create, I simply couldn’t resist signing up. Share the Love of […]

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