Books

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

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 …

Review: Science is Magic

This is a paid collaboration with DK Books. In case you didn’t know already, we’re currently in British Science Week. So what better time to review this title recently published by DK? Written by science presenter and comedian, Steve Mould, Science is Magic teaches kids the science behind a range of magic tricks. I’ve always been …

Review: The LEGO Book New Edition

We absolutely love LEGO in our house. Indeed, the kids have already built an extensive collection. What’s more, the sets I had as a kid remain all present and correct at my parents’ home. There’s something quite brilliant about following the instructions to make vehicles and buildings or, of course, creating your own. This new …