Charlie Byrne’s kid’s section just received limited copies of activity blogger Mary Rose Keane’s Up, Up and A Play which features over 80 engaging crafts and activities from the past to ignite your child’s imagination!
This engaging and playful make and do book seeks to trade today’s chaos for yesterday’s simplicity, with all of the crafts and activities tried and tested by Mary Rose herself!
Explore forgotten wonder with pastimes reimagined for present day, and invigorate the imagination with old activities made new again. Up, Up and A Play pairs beautiful photographs with engaging explanations to provide the perfect handbook for translating the past into the present.
This virtual time machine allows you to transport your children to a destination of whimsy. Write a messafe in a bottle and toss it into the great unknown. Compile a time capsule for future selves or future generations. Accept an invitation into the wild outdoors by reliving with the fun of Red Rover and The Farmer Wants a Wife, and then learn to pack the perfect vintage picnic to enjoy after the game.
Whether you grew up in the Irish countryside like Mary Rose, or a sprawling city centre that could not be more opposite, Up, Up and A Play gives you the tools to bring the past into the present. Engage the wonder, remember the innocence and recapture the nostalgia.
This entertaining book is packed full of creative activities that are sure to keep kids occupied during the summer months while appealing to every parent’s nostalgic side with it’s beautiful pictures and memorable retro games. We have limited copies available in our kid’s section so make sure you call in and grab up a copy today or simply contact us to reserve your copy now!