Review: DK Spider-Man books

One of the films I'm hoping to watch this summer is Spider-Man: Homecoming. I've enjoyed all the incarnations of everyone's favourite web-slinger and am looking forward to seeing how the new Spidey compares. Dylan and Xander are big fans too. Indeed, Dylan's main topic at school this term has been 'heroes'. As a result, some of his projects ...

Remembering my imaginary friend with Imaginary Fred

Both Dylan and Xander are imaginative children who are really into books. They go through them at a rate of knots. We were delighted then to be offered a copy of Imaginary Fred for them to enjoy. Written by Irish Children's Laureate Eoin Colfer and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers - whose work the boys are very familiar ...

Review: Planet Parent by Mark Woods

I've always been interested in how other cultures approach the ever-evolving learning process that is parenting. We've got a fair few friends in France, so have tried certain techniques from across the channel on the boys. It's fair to say that we've experienced varying degrees of success. So I was pleased to be offered a copy of this recent ...