Playing by the book

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

Ever needed some encouragement to get drawing?

Every time we open a book we set off on an journey. We don’t know where we’re going, we don’t know who we’ll meet. We just hope we’ll come out (more) alive at the end. Now imagine if you could make your dream adventure come true… Who would you invite to join you? What provisions […]

Stupendous Socktastic Silliness!

Socks by Nick Sharratt and Elizabeth Lindsay has been putting smiles on our faces recently. It’s full of good old fashioned nonsense, silly humour, fun wordplay and exuberant illustrations. All in all, it’s perfect for the youngest of kids, and their grown-ups, who like to make silly voices, enjoy a read with a good rhythm […]

Following my paintbrush

There are plenty of picture books out there about having a dream, holding on to it, and making it a reality, from Ruth Krauss’ The Carrot Seed to Oliver Jeffers’ How to Catch a Star (thanks, Cathy!) and today’s book is a stunning new addition to that canon: Following my Paint Brush by Dulari Devi […]

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