Playing by the book

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

A day on the buses and books for baby

Do you know anyone who’s expecting a baby soon? If the answer is yes, then forego another babygro and give the new baby a book – baby and parents will get much more enjoyment out of the gift, and it may even stay with them their whole life But what book to give? Peepo! and […]

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 […]

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