Feb 052016
 
Warriors - Parent Content Review

Title: Warriors (series) Note: this review was written with the help of my daughter and has the 10-year-old seal of approval. Summary: The Warriors series is about cats living in the forest and fighting to survive. The whole series is broken down into smaller groups of books. The first series is called Warriors, the second [Read more…]

Aug 052014
 
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec - Parent Content Review

Title: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Summary: The eponymous Adele Blanc-Sec is a French writer and reporter travelling the world of 1912 in search of fantastic stories and, as the title implies, extraordinary adventures. The pitch for this movie is: what if famous female reporter Nelly Bly did everything Indiana Jones did but in [Read more…]

Jun 302014
 
Book Series for Girls

My daughter has been reading the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. There are currently 53 books in the series including manga and field guides and my daughter is adamant that she will read them all. However, because we’re getting them from the library and there is sometimes a delay in the book arriving at our [Read more…]

Jun 152014
 
10 Books With Bullying Themes

There is no shortage of material to help parents and kids deal with bullying. So much, in fact, that it can be hard to know which way to turn. If you do a search for “bullying” on Amazon you get over 8,400 results. I’ve already published a list of books that I would recommend for [Read more…]

May 252014
 
Choosing What's Appropriate

My son had a sleepover last weekend with a friend and I got into a conversation with the parents whose son was eager to watch Star Wars Episode III. Because my son is obsessed with Harry Potter and I’m not a big fan of the first three episodes of Star Wars my son hadn’t seen [Read more…]