Playing by the book

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

Links

This list is simply a list of links I like and use.

Kidlit Inspiration

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A Curious Thing
A Year of Reading
Age of Uncertainty
An Awfully Big Blog Adventure
Annie and Aunt
Asia in the heart, World on the mind
Australian Picture Books
BibliOdyssey
Birth to 6
Book Moot
Book Reviews For Mums
Book-A-Day Almanac
Bookie Woogie
Books for kids Blog
Books I Like
Books together
books4yourkids
Carousel
Chapter Book Explorer
Chicken Spaghetti
Children’s Books: All the Arts and That’s All
Children’s Illustration
Chronicle of an Infant Bibliophile
Clara Vulliamy
David Maybury
Delightful Children’s Books
Did you ever stop to think
Die schönsten Kinderbücher
Emmy’s book of the day
Enjoy and Embrace Learning
Even in Australia
Fantastic Reads
Fuse #8
Good books for young souls
GottaBook
Happy Birthday Author
Into the Wardrobe
It’s all about stories
jama rattigan’s alphabet soup
Jean Little Library
Jen Robinson’s Book Page
Kid Lit about Politics
Kid tested, Librarian Approved
Kiddosphere
Kidlit Frenzy
Kids Book Review
Kim Harte
Learning Parade
Letters from Schwarzville
Library Mice
Lit for Kids
Literary Lunchbox
Literate Lives
Literature for Lads
LitLand
Margo Dill’s Read These Books and Use Them!
Momo celebrating time to read
MotherReader
Multiculturalism Rocks
Picture Book Den
Picture Book Report
Poetry for Children
Polska ilustracja dla dzieci (Polish children’s illustration)
Pragmatic Mom
Read It Daddy
readertotz
Reading Fictions
Reading with my ears
Saffron Tree
Seven impossible things before breakfast
Share a Story – Shape a Future
Silly Eagle Books
Sing Books with Emily
Steel Thistles
StorySeekers
SurLaLune Fairy Tales
The Book Chook
The Castle Library
The Hungry Readers
The Illustrated Forest
The Joy of My Life
The Miss Rumphius Effect
The Well-Read Child
There’s a book
Tif Talks Books
Tygertale
Vintage kids’ books my kid loves
Waking Brain Cells
We Love This Book

Musical inspiration
Mama Lisa’s World Blog
Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Zooglobble

Art, craft and play inspiration
Acorn Pies
Indirect observations
Art Projects for Kids
Artists Helping Children
Bird and Little Bird
Filth Wizardry
Here we are together
Itty Bitty Love
Journey into unschooling
Let’s Explore
MaryAnn F. Kohl
No Time for Flashcards
NurtureStore
Red Ted Art
se7en
Teach Mama
Teacher Tom
The Crafty Crow

Illustrators and Authors

Michael Rosen
Paul Geraghty
Satoshi Kitamura
Quentin Blake
Polly Dunbar
Lauren Child
James Mayhew
Tania McCartney
Thinktales
Tim Hopgood

Websites about children’s books and literature

Children’s Literature Association
Book Links
Booktrust
Carousel
Books for Keeps
ACHUKA
Seven Stories, The Centre for Children’s Books
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Children’s Poetry Archive
Paper Tigers
KidLitosphere Central
Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature
The Reading Tub
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre
The International Children’s Digital Library
In the Picture
Children’s Poetry Bookshelf
Through The Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews
SurLaLune Storytime
Centre International d’Etudes en Littérature Jeunesse
La charte des auteurs et des illustrateurs jeunesse

Catalogues, reviews, bookstores and other related book sites
LoveReading4Kids
Sunshine Smile Publications
Bookworm Babies
Library Thing
The Book Bag
The Literary Gift Company
Publishers Weekly
Chatterbooks
My home library
Chatterbooks
Nosy Crow
House of Illustration
National Literacy Trust

Book Charities
The Book Bus
Ethiopia Reads
Adopt a book at the British Library
First Book
Books indeed
Book Aid International
Books Abroad
Community H.E.A.R.T.
The Book Trade Charity
Charity Books (NB this is not actually a charity, but a business which aims to create revenue for charities)
Book Link
Bridge to Asia
Wings of the Dawn
Set of school textbooks from Save the Children
Listening Books
Readathon
Reuze’s page on ways to recycle your books
The Comic Book Project
Better World Books
Charity book sales in New South Wales, Australia
Books in Homes Australia
Reading Tree (Canada)
Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
Books for Babies
Worldwide Book Drive (NB this is a business not a charity)
Bag Books
Book Cycle
books4tanzania
TEABAG
National Literacy Trust
Seven Stories: The Centre for Children’s Books
K.I.D.S
Reading Tree (U.S.)
The Literacy Site – Click to give
Open Books
International Book Bank

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