Playing by the book

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

A highwire act of drama and unexpected friendship

Did you know that it’s perhaps all down to Pliny the Elder that there’s a widely held (Western) folk belief that Elephants are afraid of mice? (I learn all sorts of things researching blog posts!) Well now we can turn to the very lovely and brand new Bubble and Squeak by James Mayhew and Clara […]

Picture Book Month – Win a copy of Babar’s ABC

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 17, Library Mice** As you may know by now, throughout Picture Book Month I’ll be giving away lots of wonderful picture books, co-inciding with the topics for each day. Today’s topic is ABC/123 and here’s what you could win: I have one copy of Babar’s […]

Picture Book Month – Win a copy of Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth

**This giveaway is now closed. It was won by No. 55, Rainie Bish** Throughout Picture Book Month I’ll be giving away lots of wonderful picture books, co-inciding with the topics for each day. Today’s topic is Elephants and here’s what you could win: Yes, I have one copy of Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth to giveaway to […]

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