Game Night – Shadows Over Camelot

Shadows Over Camelot Designers: Serge Laget, Bruno Cathala Manufacturer: Days of Wonder Artist: Julien Delval Year: 2005 Players: 3 – 7 Time: 60 – 80 minutes Ages: 10 and up Yesterday was the Read-a-Thon, so I put off my Game Night post until today. It’s been a while since we’ve …

Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguie

Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguié (Suggested reading level – Young adult) I’m sticking with the Little Red Riding Hood theme today. Ruth is the main character in this re-telling. Her grandmother, Giselle, has been banished from her village under suspicion of being a witch and now lives alone in a …

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

We saw Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief on Saturday. Let me say from the start that I haven’t read the book. My daughter Amber(10) has the whole series and loves them though, so hopefully I’ll get around to it eventually. The movie was fun. Percy is a …

The Problem Child by Michael Buckley

The Problem Child by Michael Buckley Suggested reading level: Ages 9-12 Amber (10) and I read this one together. It’s the third in the Sisters Grimm series, about Sabrina and Daphne Grimm and the grandmother, Relda. They are fairy tale detectives who solve mysteries in and around Ferryport Landing, a …

Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland by H. G. Wells

Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland by H. G. Wells I tend to associate H. G. Wells with science fiction, so I was surprised to come across this short story, which was first published in 1903. It’s a fairy tale for adults, more or less. The narrator of the story hears about …