Playing by the book

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

Remarkable rabbits & a giveaway

Picture Book Month‘s theme of the day today is Rabbits and I couldn’t have two more different books to share with you. Do your kids ever go through phases of saying “rude” words? I think most parents will have experienced their darling little children delighting in transgressing by exclaiming words they know to be “naughty”. […]

2 books which shouldn’t be shelved: High Times and Swan Lake

Once you’ve finished a book what do you do with it? Shelve it away so it can barely be seen? How about, instead, exhibiting it on a window sill or mantelpiece to invite comment, to become an ever present part of your life? Not all books lend themselves to this of course, but High Times: […]

Urban Landscapes – picture books about changes over time

I have a problem. And it isn’t going away. It’s alright – I don’t particularly wish to be cured, but I do need to talk about it… I’m not quite sure how it started. Perhaps it was when I realised that I’ve lived in my present home longer than I’ve ever lived anywhere else before […]

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