Playing by the book

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

‘Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot…’ – a guest post about environmental picture books

Following on from the round up on Monday of children’s books with a green theme, today I’m delighted to bring you a guest post from someone who has a particular interest in picture books with an environmental theme: Virginia Lowe, a colleague with whom I’ve enjoyed lots of helpful and interesting discussions online about all […]

I’m looking for a book about… green issues / sustainability / recycling

Welcome to “I’m looking for a book about….”, the topic-themed monthly carnival of children’s literature. Every month I’ll be encouraging anyone who likes to review books for children (of any age) to leave links to their reviews of books that match the given month’s theme. The idea is that over time, this carnival will become […]

The post in which I’m not impartial, but I am impassioned

**Warning: I wear my heart on my sleeve. This post has things to say and opinions (backed by science) to share.** What’s the Point of Being Green? by Jacqui Bailey is the most depressing, worrying book I’ve read this year. It’s also the nonfiction book this year I wish all my blog readers and their […]

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