Playing by the book

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

When things come together beautifully – what we received in the Picture Book Swap

My official swap partner for Perfect Picture Books by Post was Beth and her homeschooling family in New Hampshire. They chose to send us a Caldecott medal winning picture book set in their home state, Ox-cart Man by Donald Hall, illustrated by Barbara Cooney. Beth couldn’t have known that right here, right now this is […]

Creating little outdoor homes in our not so big garden

Last month M and I finished reading Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Although I’m sure very many of you will know the book, for those of you that don’t, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in a series of essentially autobiographical novels about a young girl […]

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