Avengers The Ultimate Character Guide

Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide Review

With Avengers: Age of Ultron blasting into movie theatres shortly, it’s prime time to bone up on your Avengers history. Fortunately, Dorling Kindersey have updated their guide to Marvel’s top super hero team, with their newly released ...

5 months ago
Book Review
Dr. Who Visual Dictionary

Doctor Who Visual Dictionary Review

One of my plans for the new year (I don’t really like to use the word resolution) was to get in to Dr. Who. For no particular reason, it’s never been part of my geeky entertainment pursuits. But as long as it stays on Netflix, I’ll ...

7 months ago
Book Review
The Complete Dog Breed Book

Dorling Kindersley’s The Complete Dog Breed Book Review

Jeff’s son Malcolm REALLY wants a dog, but what kind of dog would be best for the family? Thankfully, Dorling Kindersley has a book for that with The Complete Dog Breed Book. This colourful reference guide is the perfect companion for helping ...

7 months ago
Book Review
Voltron

Voltron: From Days of Long Ago Review

When I was a kid in the mid 80’s, there was no shortage of great cartoons. From Transformers to GI Joe to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and He-man, there was no shortage of action-packed TV selling us toys. But while some shows stayed in the ...

9 months ago
Book Review
Star Wars in 100 Scenes

Star Wars in 100 Scenes Review

Few movie franchises have produced as many memorable, iconic scenes as Star Wars. From the first moment the Star Destroyer passes overhead to Vader’s revelation to Luke in the bowels of Cloud City (plus stuff from the inferior prequels), Star ...

11 months ago
Book Review
LEGO Star Wars The Dark Side

LEGO Star Wars The Dark Side Review

The good guys may always win in the end, but in the Star Wars universe, there’s no debating that the bad guys are cooler. Cooler looks, cooler ships, cooler force powers. Now, you can celebrate the dark side of the force with Dorling ...

11 months ago
Book Review
Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide

Star Wars Rebels The Visual Guide Review

Based on a brief survey of my son and myself, I can safely say that Star Wars Rebels is the most eagerly anticipated new show of the fall. The show doesn’t air on the Disney channels until early October, but if you want to get prepped for the ...

12 months ago
Book Review
Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art

Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art Review

For over 75 years, Marvel comics have been entertaining fans of superheroes, horror, westerns, war tales, and more with many of the most beloved fictional stories ever created. But as memorable as those stories have been, those comic book covers are ...

12 months ago
Book Review
Skylanders Universe Chronicles 4

Skylanders Universe Chronicles Review

With the release of Skylanders Trap Team only weeks away, it’s time to refresh yourself on the heroes, villains and locations in the Skylands. Fortunately, Dorling Kindersley’s Skylanders Universe Chronicles is up to the task. Ideally, ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Ultimate-Factivity-Collection

Ultimate Factivity Collection Review

My kids are HUGE fans of Dorling Kindersley’s sticker collections (and stickers on almost every surface in the house to prove it!), but they’ve really taken those books up a level with their new Ultimate Factivity Collection books. They ...

1 year ago
Book Review
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Go Green! A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle Review

Environmental books for kids are usually a pretty straightforward affair, with a few familiar tips and ideas for kids about living a greener life. What makes Go Green! A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle, a new book mixing Mickey Mouse and an ...

1 year ago
Book Review
LEGO Star Wars The Visual Dictionary 2

LEGO Star Wars The Visual Dictionary Review

Bedtime with a four year-old is quite often a challenge, as you might know. So anything that can make getting my son into bed and reading is always welcome in our house, which is why I’m very happy that Dorling Kindersley’s LEGO Star ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Star Wars Jedi Battles & Sith Wars

Star Wars Jedi Battles & Sith Wars Review

It’s been an exciting week for Star Wars fans of all ages, with the announcement of the new cast, new books, Star Wars Day on the horizon, and in my household, my son’s newfound love for all-things Star Wars. Since that means we need to ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Muppets Character Encyclopedia Review - The Great Gonzo

Muppets Character Encyclopedia Review

With Muppets Most Wanted arriving in theatres shortly, Dorling Kindersley’s Muppets Character Encyclopedia is a great way for you and your kids to get ready for the new movie. But what if your kids don’t share your love for Kermit and ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Disney Infinite The Essential Guide 2

Disney Infinity: The Essential Guide Review

Disney Infinity is Disney’s smart answer to Activision’s Skylanders. Using a similar mix of great looking toy figures and video game, it’s been a big hit with almost limitless potential to continue growing. Dorling Kindersley have ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Pokemon Visual Companion

Pokemon Visual Companion Review

From the original Gameboy days until today, Pokémon games have provided much more than entertainment, especially for kids. With a heavy emphasis on strategy, and the need for strong literacy and math skills, Pokémon games should be at the top of ...

1 year ago
Book Review
Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide

Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide Review

Dorling Kindersley’s Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide is a who’s who and what’s what of the Halo 4 universe, covering everything from the characters to the hardware. Each one page profile looks at a specific aspect of Halo 4, ...

2 years ago
Book Review
LEGO Star Wars Brickmaster 1

Lego Star Wars Brickmaster Battle For The Stolen Crystals Review

Dorling Kindersley‘s Brickmaster books have always been a great idea, serving up LEGO with a side of literacy. That definitely remains the case with LEGO Star Wars Brickmaster Battle For The Stolen Crystals. Set during the Clone Wars, the ...

2 years ago
Book Review
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Skylanders Swap Force Signature Series Guide Review

Given how immensely popular Skylanders are with kids, it’s somewhat surprising that with all the spin-off products in stores, there aren’t really that many books. That means that while the Skylanders Swap Force Signature Series Guide ...

2 years ago
Book Review