Playing by the book

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

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 […]

Brilliant Libraries create Brilliant Opportunities: Book Aid’s Open Doors Campaign

This really speaks to my heart. Open Doors is Book Aid International‘s new appeal to create library environments for children in which reading for pleasure and learning can flourish. Between now and 2018 they are planning to create create a total of 60 child-friendly spaces – Children’s Corners – in libraries in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, […]

« go backkeep looking »
  • Coming soon – new adventures

  • Categories