Playing by the book

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

Celebrating Children’s Book Week – Ourselves

Here are our plans for Foundation Stage (3-5 year olds) on our special Book Day, as part of Children’s Book Week. Foundation stage’s theme is “Ourselves”. Please feel free to reuse, adapt and share any of the resources on this page. Session 1 Book: The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman and Ros […]

Norwegian Wood(s)

The second Norwegian picture book for our Reading Round Europe adventure is The Race of the Birkebeiners by Lise Lunge-Larsen (born and raised in Norway, but now living in the US), illustrated by Mary Azarian. Based on a true story from 13th century Norway, The Race of the Birkebeiners tells how a small band of […]

Books and songs for a family with a new baby

Today I’m guest posting over at Silly Eagle Books – I had lots of fun compiling a short list of songs and books for a family with (or about to have) a new born baby. Do head on over, say hi to Vanessa and let us know what other books and songs you’d recommend!

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