Playing by the book

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

Rebecca Patterson has been busy being brilliant

In My Busy Being Bella Day by Rebecca Patterson, being packed off to nursery seems like the short straw to Bella. Whilst she has to work hard, she can’t help imagining all the fun her younger brother is probably having with Mum. Treats at the café? Or a trip to the soft play centre? Not […]

Secret codes, spy tricks and a special giveaway!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. It was won by no. 10 – Catherine** Recently M has been leaving unusual things around the house: We grownups didn’t know what to make of them. But soon it became clear – these were M’s spies, set up to report back to her on what her parents got up […]

Robot awesomeness!

Welcome to Your Awesome Robot by Viviane Schwarz is the first publication from a new and very exciting looking imprint, Flying Eye Books. A craft book about building robot costumes out of cardboard boxes, Viv Schwarz’s book is like no craft book we’ve read before. It’s a bedtime story as well as a round-the-kitchen-table manual. […]

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