Playing by the book

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

The Good Little Devil and Other Tales by Pierre Gripari plus 7 ways to turn your (child’s) words and pictures into a book

Do you think there is an age at which you’ll stop reading aloud to your children? Have you already reached that stage? Why might you keep reading to an older child who can already read themselves? These are some of the questions I’ve been contemplating as part of a discussion, initiated by Clara Vulliamy, about […]

Oi, Frog! This book’s fantastic!

Lots of fabulous books are being published today (such as this one and another one I really like;this one) but Oi Frog! by Kes Gray, illustrated by Jim Field is the one that has jumped up and down and begged to be shared with you right now, without delay. It’s got cheek, energy and zany […]

Fantastic Fiction for Kids – Frogs, princesses and princes

Today’s Fantastic Fiction for Kids post comes from Janelle at Brimful Curiosities. Janelle’s blog features reviews and posts on children’s books, music, educational products, toys and more. Every week I make a point of going through her “Full to the Brim” Kid’s Book Giveaway List – a round up of kidlit giveaways all over the […]

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