Playing by the book

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

If you love someone… you have to let them leave you

If you don’t already know the wickedly funny, heart-warming, deliciously illustrated Pettson and Findus books by Sven Nordqvist, please STOP READING this blog post and get on your online library catalogue or down to your local bookshop and Rectify This Situation Immediately. This is for your own good. Don’t waste time on my words, just […]

A colourful name for a dream debut

[With apologies to readers in the Southern Hemisphere...] Are you looking for a little sprinkling of colour and humour to help you get through these last days of winter before spring arrives? If so, Peely Wally, the debut picture book from Kali Stileman may be just the thing you’re looking for. Peely Wally is a […]

How to save on your energy bills!

For my first Poetry Friday post I simply had to chose a poem by Michael Rosen. Rosen was the UK’s Children’s Laureate 2007-June 2009 and is a truly wonderful, funny, perceptive and engaging author – M has adored listening to his audiobooks for nearly 2 years now and I’ve been listening to them for 25. […]

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