Playing by the book

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

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 […]

Sneaky snails and a great trickster tale

Do you have a trickster, a joker in you family? Someone who enjoys being a little bit devious? Well, The Great Race by Nathan Kumar Scott and Jagdish Chitara might just be the next book you could read with them. Within a few pages M realised that The Great Race is a story not unlike […]

Following my paintbrush

There are plenty of picture books out there about having a dream, holding on to it, and making it a reality, from Ruth Krauss’ The Carrot Seed to Oliver Jeffers’ How to Catch a Star (thanks, Cathy!) and today’s book is a stunning new addition to that canon: Following my Paint Brush by Dulari Devi […]

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