Playing by the book

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

I’m looking for a book about… green issues / sustainability / recycling

Welcome to “I’m looking for a book about….”, the topic-themed monthly carnival of children’s literature. Every month I’ll be encouraging anyone who likes to review books for children (of any age) to leave links to their reviews of books that match the given month’s theme. The idea is that over time, this carnival will become […]

The power of flowers and unexpectedly enjoyable reading

Want to know what book is the hottest property in our home at the moment? The book we’re fighting over, the book that it’s almost impossible to take a photo of, because as soon as someone finds it they’ve hidden themselves away with it in a wardrobe with a torch, or under their bed with […]

Five favourite picture books with an environmental theme

As some of you will remember from when I reviewed What’s the point of being green?, I’ve a strong interest in environmental issues. Earlier this year I wrote a guest post for Brenna who writes at Almost all the truth, in which I selected five of our favourite picture books which are great for encouraging […]

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