Playing by the book

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

Win a Moomin Mug and Plate set!

Woo hoo! The first giveaway of 2011 here on Playing by the book is a really, really lovely one… In keeping with the Finnish theme this week one lucky reader can win this gorgeous porcelain Moomin mug and plate, thanks to our friends at Cloudberry Living. Cloudberry Living is dedicated to bringing you the best […]

Kidlit destinations in Finland

Suitcase packed and passport at the ready? Then we’re off, on the first stage of our European tour – and this week’s destination as part of Reading Round Europe is Finland! Finland’s most famous children’s author has to be Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins. Interestingly, Jansson wrote in Swedish rather than Finnish – about […]

Moomin Mug Giveaway!

**This giveaway is now closed** Today I’m very excited to announce that after my post on Sunday about some gorgeous Moomin themed gifts that are out there waiting for book-loving homes to go to Cooks Paraphernalia have very generously offered two Moomin mugs in a giveaway here on Playing by the book. Cooks Paraphernalia aims […]

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