Playing by the book

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

Mrs Mo’s Monster or How reading a picture book can cause a science experiment

At the end of last year I was asked to name the books I was most looking forward to seeing out in the wide world in 2014 and Mrs. Mo’s Monster by Paul Beavis was one of the two I chose. In it, Beavis mixes colour, perspective and page turns into magic, creating a highly […]

A complex, wordless picture book from the Netherlands

Ever had a day where if things can go wrong, then they do go wrong? If so, The Birthday Cake Mystery by Thé Tjong-Khing is for you It’s rabbit’s birthday and dog is making her a cake. The party is about to get underway but… life is complicated and all sorts of things get in […]

Holding tea parties in style

Another guest post I wrote recently was about tea parties and how to make a shabby chic cake stand! The original post appeared on the marvellous Red Ted Art blog written by Maggy, but here’s a slightly updated post for you today. What you’ll need to create your own cake display stand: 3 plates, each […]

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