Playing by the book

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

‘Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot…’ – a guest post about environmental picture books

Following on from the round up on Monday of children’s books with a green theme, today I’m delighted to bring you a guest post from someone who has a particular interest in picture books with an environmental theme: Virginia Lowe, a colleague with whom I’ve enjoyed lots of helpful and interesting discussions online about all […]

Robots in the rain

Autumn has arrived with a vengeance in our part of the world. Jumping in puddles is fun, but we’ve had a few days where venturing outside has been the last thing we wanted to do. Still, when you’re stuck indoors it can be extra cozy and extra inviting for an additional story or two on […]

Toy hospitals again!

Playing hospitals is a perennially popular activity around here – indeed I’ve blogged about it before, and with a rather mega hospital-related birthday present on the way to M from her Grandparents, I’ve been on the look out for some fantastic hospital themed story books. Well, last week I found one – but I fell […]

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