Playing by the book

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

Good Wolves, preventing child deaths and a giveaway

Even though it’s a new moon, rather than a full moon, this week we’ve been surrounded by wolves at home. First, whilst M was poorly last week we read Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf by Catherine Storr, having been inspired to do so by this review, and for the last few days we’ve been […]

A (new) twitter forum for adults who want to talk about children’s books

Hey, do you love children’s books? Looking for a new opportunity to chat with lots of other adults who are passionate about children’s literature? Well, clear your diary for every other Sunday evening from now on… The (UK-based) Federation of Children’s Book Groups is delighted to announce that it will be starting a children’s book […]

Secret Goodness – getting kids to eat right!

**There’s still time to enter my giveaway – a family day out at a book themed exhibition at a London Museum – click here for details and to be in with a chance of winning!** Away from Playing by the book I’ve been spending most of my spare time this last couple of weeks working […]

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