Playing by the book

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

Capitalising on the Paralympic Spirit – how books can help to build on our kids’ increased awareness of disability

Alexandra Strick is specialist in the field of children’s books and disability. For more than 10 years she has been a passionate campaigner for making children’s books accessible and inclusive, working as a freelance consultant in all aspects of children’s books and disability. I was utterly delighted when she accepted my request to write a […]

I’m looking for a book featuring… characters with a disability

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 […]

Fantastic Fiction for Kids – Shifting Perspectives

Today’s Fantastic Fiction for Kids selection comes from Nancy at Bees Knees Reads. Nancy has two girls, aged 4 and 6, and they live in a small town on the coast in northern California. Three years ago she started blogging about picture books with her sister Kim Baise at Bees Knees Reads and around the […]

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