Playing by the book

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

Save our Libraries! Reserve this book today!

Last week we were on holiday in a county where 9 libraries have had their funding withdrawn. If volunteers can’t be found (putting aside the whole issue of whether volunteers running libraries is a good thing) the libraries, more than a quarter of all the libraries in the county in question, will shut their doors […]

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, […]

Floating on cloud nine

Today I’m floating on cloud nine as I’ve a guest post over at one of the very best blogs I know – The Crafty Crow. I’m reviewing an incredibly beautiful French picture book (in English translation): Journey on a Cloud by Veronique Massenot and Elise Mansot. Do head on over to read what I have […]

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