Playing by the book

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

Interview with Hannamari Ruohonen

Today I’m delighted to bring you an interview with the Finnish author/illustrator, Hannamari Ruohonen. After first reading her wonderful book It’s Snowing in Animal Town I wanted to find out more about her and her approach to illustrating and she very kindly agreed to being interviewed here on Playing by the book. Here’s what we […]

Pannukakku, candles and dinosaurs singing heavy metal!

**Don’t miss out on your chance to win a Moomin mug and plate set! Click here and leave a comment to be in with a chance of winning! (European addresses only)** An important part of Reading Round Europe for us is going to be using the books we read as a family to explore other […]

Listening to children create their own stories…

So what was I to choose as the very first book to review as part of my series Reading Round Europe? I wanted to choose a book that I thought was really very special indeed and a book that would be new to most of you. I wanted to find a book that I felt […]

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