Playing by the book

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

A Picture Book Party!

Welcome, welcome! It’s lovely to see you! So very glad you could join the party today We’ll start off with a story (always an excellent place to start I believe!). Get comfy, and sit back and enjoy the marvellous, hilarious Peck, Peck Peck by Lucy Cousins. This book has everything: Startling colours! Wonderful rhyme! Silly […]

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 […]

Not last night but the night before…

…”three black cats came knocking at the door./ I came downstairs to let them in,/ They knocked me down like a bowling pin.” You can imagine how the little boy narrating this story (by Colin McNaughton, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark) was a little surprised by these madcap cats as they rushed through his front […]

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