Playing by the book

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

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 […]

Polar Play

This winter we’ve had plenty of frosts and some snow and the wintry conditions have brought all our books with penguins or polar bears to the surface on our jammed -to-overfilling bookshelves and one that was once a favourite of M’s has now become a daily read for J. Snow Bear by Piers Harper tells […]

Magical birthdays

Just before Christmas it was M’s 5th birthday. We had a really happy weekend, first her birthday at home with just the 4 of us playing, playing, reading and playing, and then the following day enjoying ourselves enormously at her dinosaur party (which I’m so happy to report couldn’t have been a bigger success :-)). […]

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