Review: Solve It! puzzle books

Four colourful books from the Solve It! range on a grey background.

Disclosure: I received a copy of each Solve It! book to review and keep. The summer holidays are almost upon us and with them comes the age-old challenge of keeping kids entertained. Particularly if you’re travelling anywhere and keen to keep the calls of “Are we nearly there yet?” to an absolute minimum. I’m a …

500 not out for The Phoenix comic!

Several copies of The Phoenix comic with issue 500 taking centre stage.

Disclosure: We received a renewed annual subscription to The Phoenix comic. My three children love The Phoenix. Ever since we were introduced to it last year, they’ve really looked forward to it landing on our doormat every week. There’s something fantastic about getting mail addressed to you when you’re a kid. So much so that …

Introducing The Phoenix

Two young boys reading copies of The Phoenix.

Disclosure: We received a year’s subscription to The Phoenix. My kids absolutely love comics. More often than not, they spend their pocket money on them. They’re forever drawing and writing their own too. So, when we were offered the opportunity to review The Phoenix, they were delighted! Aimed at boys and girls aged 7-14, The …