Playing by the book

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

Mix it Up! And let the wonder in

When M was about 9 months old she was sat in a bath and became transfixed by the steady trickle of water coming from the tap. Time and time again she tried to grab the stream of water and was utterly puzzled: Why wasn’t it possible to hold onto the solid-appearing rod of glinting water? […]

36 books to look out for this autumn!

I love a good bit of juicy anticipation and so today I bring you a round-up of the books being published this autumn which I’m most looking forward to reading. Out in September Bears Don’t Read by Emma Chichester Clark (Harper Collins) How to Hide a Lion from Grandma by Helen Stephens (Alison Green Books) […]

The 2014 Summer Picture Book Party

My girls were away for a couple of days last week staying on their own at their grandparents and whilst I LOVED having a bit more time to myself, I couldn’t resist a special welcome home picture book party; a day spent reading, playing, eating and dancing. On the evening they arrived home I gave […]

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