Playing by the book

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

An Eccentric Farmer and his Loveable Cat

Earlier this week I brought you a classic Swedish illustrator and a book originally published over 100 years ago. As a foil to that, today I bring you a modern, prize winning Swedish author – Sven Nordqvist. Born in 1946 Nordqvist originally trained as an architect before returning to his childhood dream of illustration with […]

Yum yum yummy

A short, but very sweet post today Over the weekend it was my birthday and so we were on the look out for a good book and something chocolatey to go with it. We came up trumps with Yum Yum! by Mara Bergman and Nick Maland, a random but clearly meant-for-us find. Two cheeky children […]

Cacao Girl

Move over Biscuit Bear… here comes Cake Girl! After a long and patient wait, I’ve finally been able to get my hands on the latest book by David Lucas – Cake Girl – and (hooray, hooray :-)) it has been worth the wait! Alone again on her birthday, a witch decides to bake a cake […]

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