Playing by the book

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

Secrets of ‘The Ice Bear’ – an insight from Jackie Morris

Last month Jackie Morris‘ haunting book The Ice Bear was released in a new paperback edition. To celebrate this I asked Jackie to share a little of the background to this bewitching story, to share some the book’s secrets. If you’ve already got a copy of the book you might want to have it to […]

Snowy dreams and nightmares

There are not many books which give me nightmares but Snow Bear by Piers Harper is one. It was a favourite of both girls when they were toddlers, even though I couldn’t stand the sight of it (you can read more in my review here). But months, even years, after I last read that book, […]

Blog-lite this week but in the meantime…

Just wanted to let you know that this week things will be short and sweet on the blog. Last week’s Librarithon was lots of fun, but left me short of time for other (blog related) projects so this week, whilst there will be a couple of posts this week normal service will resume next week. […]

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