Playing by the book

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

Buckets of imagination

Billy’s Bucket by Kes Gray, illustrated by Garry Parsons is both a wonderful celebration of the power of imagination and a warning to parents who do not take their children’s creativity seriously! All Billy wants for his birthday is a bucket. Not a bike or a computer game. Just a bucket. His parents try unsuccessfully […]

Whales

For as long as I can remember M has been captivated with whales. We visited a wonderful playground when she was about 2 with a whale you could climb inside, and a local museum on the island of Ameland where she saw a video of an exploding whale (…! Be warned: if you’re squeamish it’s […]

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