Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: May 2013

Reading Illustrations: Sir Quentin Blake’s Case for Picture Books

Reading Illustrations: Sir Quentin Blake’s Case for Picture Books

Children need illustrations to read, said Sir Quentin Blake, illustrator of many Roald Dahl classics and the lovely Sad Book by Michael Rosen.

Party on..Safely

Party on..Safely

How do you celebrate the milestones in life without having to outdo yourself each year for the next party?

Time Shift Your TV – Cicadas

Time Shift Your TV – Cicadas

The Science Channel is airing Cicadas and Invaders 2013 on Sunday, May 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Since you might be out and about enjoying the Memorial Day weekend, this is definitely a good one to tape. Watch it when you’re ready to cringe!

Make a Splash

Make a Splash

Nearly 10 people drown every day in the US. The majority of the victims are children and even more are minorities.

Time Shift Your TV – Inside Out: The People’s Art Project

Time Shift Your TV – Inside Out: The People’s Art Project

HBO has filmed a documentary of street artist JR and his Inside Out Project and its call to action: “Tell me what you stand for, and together we’ll turn the world inside out.”