Playing by the book

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

Celebrating Children’s Book Week – Oceans and Seas

Here’s the last lot of session plans for our day off-timetable as part of Children’s Book Week next week. These sessions are for year 2 studens (6-7 year olds) and are based on their current topic “Oceans and Seas”. Session 1 Book: The fantastic undersea life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino Follow up book: […]

A landlocked trip to the seaside

What with the turning of the calendar to July and the activity books I’ve been researching, Summer is definitely in the air. And nothing sings summertime more than a trip to the seaside! Today’s books is perfect for anyone, adult or child, dreaming of a day on the beach. Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey, […]

Fish feet…

With J’s current fish obsession we’re on the look out for books about fish at the moment. One Smart Fish by Chris Wormell was a chance find when we were visiting the Natural History Museum a few weeks back – it’s not a book I had previously heard of – but it’s now definitely one […]

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