My six-year-old and I binged on author events at the weekend. OK, so I had my own agenda – I was already friends with all three of the authors we went to see – but having your own child to take along is a really good excuse! On the Saturday morning, we were treated to … More Fun Family weekend at Chiplitfest 2015
Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs carrying ships on their backs. Dinosaurs carrying PIRATE ships on their backs. Skulduggery (definitely not pleasant). A strong, clever heroine who can tame a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Put simply, how could The Pirates of Pangaea fail? Well, it couldn’t – and it doesn’t, because it’s a fantastic old-fashioned romp, with some stereotypically piratical language … More The Pirates of Pangaea Book 1 – review
Last week, it being half term, I took my daughter to see the new comic strip outside the Story Museum in Oxford. The Museum isn’t properly open yet (we keep our fingers crossed that it will be next year!) but artist Neill Cameron has done some fantastic artwork to explain what’s happening and what the … More Cartoons at the Oxford Story Museum!