Playing by the book

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

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. […]

Polly and the North Star

I wish I were better at keeping notes… Polly Horner is an author/illustrator I discovered on someone else’s blog but I can’t now remember whose, which is very frustrating! We’re smitten with Horner’s first book, Polly and the North Star and I should love to be able to thank whoever it was who first brought […]

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