Playing by the book

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

Big! by Tim Hopgood = a perfect storytelling start to the school year

School is back in full swing now, and I’ve returned to my storytelling sessions at J’s school on a Friday afternoon, where I get to read stories and play and craft in what is termed “Golden Time”. It’s a brilliant way to round off the week (definitely much better than the Triple Latin I once […]

When it all adds up to a 5* book

Abigail by Catherine Rayner is a gentle, joyous book about friendship, counting and enjoying the natural beauty all around us. Abigail, a giraffe, simply loves adding up her numbers but keeps encountering difficulties; the leaves she is enumerating get nibbled by her friend Zebra, whilst Cheetah’s spots just whoosh past in a blur. Abigail’s clever […]

I’m hosting Non Fiction Monday with string of reviews!

Today I’m delighted to be hosting Nonfiction Monday. If you’ve a new post about a great nonfiction book today, please leave a comment below, or add it via the linky and I’ll round them all up in this post as the day goes on. My own contribution today is review of A String of Beads […]

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