Playing by the book

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

Non-Fiction Monday: My Pop Up City Atlas by Jonathan Litton and Stephen Waterhouse

The adage “Books can take you anywhere” is beautifully exemplified by My Pop-Up City Atlas by Jonathan Litton (@JonathanLitton) and Stephen Waterhouse (@SWIllustrator), a thrilling, whistle-stop tour through 70 cities around the world. Using pop-ups and a whole host of paper-engineering whizzery to bring to life exotically coloured urban scenes from cities both well known […]

Who do you want to be today? Two beautiful picture books about people

We’ve recently built streets, and even towns. But they were missing something – some people to bring our buildings to life. Fortunately, People by Blexbolex recently arrived through our letter box. An extremely stylish compendium of occupations, roles and characters People is a simple, beautiful and eyeopening book. The success of this book lies partly […]

Play with your food and create the landscape of your dreams!

A World of Food: Discover Magical Lands Made of Things You Can Eat! by Carl Warner doesn’t actually come out in the UK until May, but given that we’ve been playing a lot with our food recently, I couldn’t resist sharing this title with you now. A World of Food showcases the incredible landscapes created […]

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