Playing by the book

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

Really brilliant science books for kids

Today I’m happy to once again be hosting the Nonfiction Monday roundup. Every Monday bloggers across the kidlitosphere celebrate the best of nonfiction books for kids by writing about this sometimes overlooked category of books. If you’ve a recent post about a nonfiction book for children please leave a link to it in the comments […]

Children’s Book Week, rain and cheerios

Today is the start of the UK’s Children’s Book Week, a celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age (5-11) with special events taking place all over the country in schools, libraries and bookshops. 79 years old and going from strength to strength, the theme of this year’s Children’s Book Week is […]

Playing in the mud

My kids *adore* making mud and then trying to cover as much of the patio and themselves in it as possible. I thought this must be a near universal delight for children so I was sure there would be some good books out there about getting muddy and relishing the squelching and oozing and the […]

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