Playing by the book

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

Crocodiles just wanna have fun (with apologies to Cyndi Lauper)

Solomon Crocodile is the latest book from Kate Greenaway medal winner Catherine Rayner. Before going any further I should admit that I’m re-reading this book right now sighing with recognition; as a parent who just wants a little bit of piece and quiet, but with children rushing around thinking they’ve got the latest, greatest idea […]

Honesty’s the best policy

I have an admission to make…. …..I’ve got a soft spot for crocodiles! Apparently one of my first words was “crocodile” (well… something more like “tot-la-die-loo” if I’m precise), and if a book has a crocodile in it, I’ll always give it a second look. Little Croc’s Purse by Lizzie Finlay is full of cute […]

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