Playing by the book

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

Help your child love reading

Seeing as you’re reading this blog I’m willing to bet that you hope the children in your life will develop a love of reading. But is hope good enough? What practical steps can you take to encourage a lifelong passion for books? Help your Child Love Reading: A Parent’s Guide by Alison David provides interesting, […]

36 books to look out for this autumn!

I love a good bit of juicy anticipation and so today I bring you a round-up of the books being published this autumn which I’m most looking forward to reading. Out in September Bears Don’t Read by Emma Chichester Clark (Harper Collins) How to Hide a Lion from Grandma by Helen Stephens (Alison Green Books) […]

The 2014 Summer Picture Book Party

My girls were away for a couple of days last week staying on their own at their grandparents and whilst I LOVED having a bit more time to myself, I couldn’t resist a special welcome home picture book party; a day spent reading, playing, eating and dancing. On the evening they arrived home I gave […]

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