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Up Up & A Play Storytime Event!

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Up Up & A Play

With the summer holidays fast approaching it can be difficult to know the best way to keep young children entertained, fortunately Charlie Byrne’s is hosting a very special storytime with author Mary Rose Keane which will showcase some of the best boredom busters from her book Up Up & A Play!

Up Up & A Play is a playful make and do book that 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 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. This Saturday the 27th of June as part of our usual storytime, Mary Rose will demonstrate some vintage crafts and games which would have been enjoyed by many children’s parents in their youth!

For a delightful trip down memory lane and the chance to re-experience some retro fun make sure you pop into our kid’s section at 11am this Saturday the 27th!

For more information on Up Up & A Play you can see our website post here or see the article on Up Up & A Play in the Connacht Tribune here

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