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Festival Fun with Geronimo!

Geronimo Festival Review by Lottie age 6 with some help from Mummy

We all went to Geronimo Festival at Knebworth the other weekend and it was brilliant. There was lots to do for children of all ages and we could have easily filled more than another whole day there!

We found lots of things to look at as well as quick activities to do and longer shows to watch.  Sam and I went on donkeys which we loved, they were really sweet. We visited a parrot tent and saw lots of different parrots who were very funny. Luke went on the Gamer bus and had a go at real life Pacman and arcade games which he said was really fun.

  

We all tried the old fashion board games, some of these were quite hard but most were good to try, they looked really nice too.

Sam and I had fun in the rocking horse tent, there were so many different types, we spent ages racing them all!

Luke, Sam and I all loved the hammocks, they were so comfy, we could have fallen asleep there! I wish we could have one at home!

 

There were different things to get creative with, including bees to make and learn about and LEGO and Magformers to build models with, so lots of things to keep you busy.

There was even Box City where there was loads and loads of cardboard boxes and people who could help you make anything you wanted, a man helped Sam make a car he could sit in and it was really good.

We had fun playing with the musical instruments, they had lots of different things you could make music with and some of them were really unusual, like an old suitcase and a tin bath.

 

We watched the Bubble Man who did amazing things with bubbles and Sam even got up and sang a song with him which was really very cute.

Luke watched Sergeant Wallbanger  doing a show about Anne Bonny the pirate that he really enjoyed, he said it was very interesting and quite funny.

We saw some of the shows on the Geronimo main stage, where there was lots pf people we recognised like Katy from I can Cook and Justin Fletcher was going to be there the next day. We especially liked Andy and the Odd Socks, who were brilliant but our absolute favourite show was not on the main stage. It was the Flying Seagull Project, they are a charity who work with children to make them smile whatever situation they are in, so they work in hospitals and refugee camps as well as schools and doing birthday parties. The man doing the balloon show was so funny, he had all the children and their grown ups laughing and joining in and then got us all up and dancing. We even got chance to play with their unicycles, stilts and tightwires which was brilliant fun.

We brought some tokens and went to the fairground, Sam and I had fun on a few of the rides, I was a bit disappointed that the hook a duck lady didn’t take the tokens and my Mum had already used most of her money so we didn’t get to do that. We think if there is going to be tokens then it should be for all the things in the fairground.

The only other thing we were not very sure about was that Sam wanted to go on the bouncy castle but when we got there we found out that you couldn’t just pay for a short go you had to pay £7.50 for a wrist band for the whole day which meant we weren’t allowed to do it as it would have been more than £21 for us all and we probably would have only done once. We think it would be good if they did it for 10 or 15 minute sessions as there is so much to do you don’t really need to be able to keep going back to the same thing. Other than these two small things Geronimo Festival was brilliant

There was lots of places selling all different foods and they looked amazing. We just had an ice-cream because we had taken a huge picnic but there was lots of choice. There were plenty of nice places to eat our picnic too.

Geronimo Festival at Knebworth only went on during the day but if they ever make it a camping one like the Cheshire version then we would definitely go for both days- camping would be fun!

We didn’t even get round to the adrenaline zone which Luke would have loved, as there was just too much to do! We would definitely recommend the next Geronimo Festival to anyone looking for a fun, family festival.

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Getting excited for Geronimo Festival

By Lottie age 6 with some help from Mummy

My friend Theo has been going to Geronimo Festival for the last three years and it sounds brilliant. I was really excited to hear they were also going to be holding it at Knebworth next weekend, the 30th June and 1st July which isn’t very far from us.

I am really looking forward to it and can’t wait to go and see what it is all about. Theo has told us about all sorts of things that he has done at Geronimo Festival like caving, building things, decorating T-Shirts, watching shows and even learning to play the harp! His Mum said there is so much to do you don’t have even a minute to be bored!

There are activities for everyone – even bigger children like Luke and smaller ones like my little brother who is a toddler. There are shows like a Stunt Show, Jousting and West End Kids as well as the shows that are on the Main Stage like Justin Fletcher, Mr Bloom and Alex Winters. There is so much I would like to see and do.

It is all included in the ticket which makes my Mum very happy as it means we won’t be asking to do things all day that cost lots of money and Theo’s Mum says the food you can buy is not too expensive either and there are lots of kids meal options.

It’s hard to know what I am most looking forward at Geronimo Festival to but I think I will really like the Circus House, Luke is looking forward to Sublime Science and we think Sam will love trying out Little Scrummers and having a donkey ride.

If you haven’t looked at Geronimo Festival at Knebworth yet then we think it looks like it will be a great family weekend or day out!

 

 

 

Disclaimer: We have been given tickets for Geronimo Festival in exchange for our honest review and a donation to Marie Curie, the charity they are supporting.

Thanks to Theo and his family for sharing their photos with us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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World Tetris Day!- Tetris Dual Review

Did you know it’s World Tetris Day today?!

We have been celebrating with a game of Tetris Dual this evening which my best friend and his brother have recently been reviewing for us. I really liked the look of Tetris Dual– it’s a strategy game for two people and it’s based on the original Tetris computer game. You can play in two different ways- either as a speed game or a countdown game.  You get a light up game grid connected to an electronic display which shows you which shape piece you have to play next and all the pieces in two different colours, you drop the pieces into the grid to try and block your competitor. You also need to score the most points possible by matching your colours, or even better making a row before pressing the button and passing the turn back to the other person.

Lottie and I have really enjoyed playing the game, it’s been great fun and is quite challenging. Our friends loved testing it too, we all liked the fact that it’s a game you have to think about, my friend said he and his brother liked trying to beat the clock to complete their turn. We all thought it was very straightforward to set up and although the instructions seemed a bit complicated it was actually very easy to understand how to play once we got going.

My friend’s little brother is the same age as my sister Lottie and they both found it a bit tricky to start with to work out the best way to use shapes to make a row and not leave any gaps but they soon worked it out (and now Lottie likes making shapes and rows even when we are not actually playing!) Tetris Dual is really good for getting your brain working and thinking a bit ahead.

Set up and working out the rules

 

Their Mum said there was a lot of giggling and that it was good family fun! We have found it the same and my Mum likes that Lottie and I can just go off and play together without arguing over this game which isn’t always the case!

My friend said he would like the grid to be a bit bigger but his brother wouldn’t change anything about it at all. The only small issue we have had is that you can’t take it apart again so you can’t store it easily in it’s box but this isn’t a big problem.

We all rated this game really highly- it’s looks like Ideal have created another good game in Tetris Dual, we think it is suitable for age 6 plus with someone to help guide them to start with or for age 8 upwards, it is a game grown ups would enjoy too.

Lottie has been having a sneaky play with the shapes before our game!

 

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Wicked Uncle Review… Wicked gifts for kids

We were so excited to be able to work with Wicked Uncle recently.

We first heard of Wicked Uncle when a box of beautifully wrapped Christmas presents arrived for us two years ago from my Uncle with a Wicked Uncle label on the box. Even though he doesn’t have children and we don’t see him very often he had somehow managed to get the presents exactly right for all of us- and he has managed to choose perfectly every Christmas and birthday since then… we know his secret now though!

The Wicked Uncle website is brilliant to help you pick the perfect birthday present for any child. You enter their age and whether you are shopping for a boy or girl and then you get a choice of great gifts for them. When you buy the gift it gets sent straight to the person it is for and you can even pay a bit extra and have it wrapped up in wrapping paper (nice paper that you actually get to choose!) and with a personalised card. They truly have thought of everything as the person receiving the gift even gets a funny little thank you card they can fill in and send back!

We spent ages looking through the website and there was so much choice it was really hard to decide what we would like to test, we eventually narrowed it down and I went with the #Stikbots Zanimation Studio, Lottie picked the Chocolate lolly making set and Sam decided on a basketball set for the bath.

The toys arrived quickly and safely and after we had fun popping the packing material we got down to having a look at the presents we had picked.

Sam loved his basketball set and wanted to have a bath straight away to play with it! The basketballs feel really nice and they double up as water squirters too! The basketball hoop actually manages to stay stuck to the tiles which is good because often this type of toy doesn’t stick well enough and spends all the time falling off but this has been up for two weeks now with no problems. Sam loves it and wants to go in the bath even more than before!

Lottie made her chocolate lollies the very same day and they were DELICIOUS. The chocolate that you got to make them with was really tasty and she found it very easy to do and even let Sam help a bit with the mixing- she just needed help melting the chocolate and then she poured it into the moulds and put the sticks in the right position.

 

It was really good because they didn’t take long to set so we didn’t have to wait too long to enjoy them! They actually came out looking clearly like the animals so the moulds worked properly and Lottie was really pleased with them. My Mum liked the fact that the moulds and lolly sticks were reusable and you can even order more melting chocolate so it wasn’t just a one time activity.

I am having  loads of fun with the Stikbots, I have been wanting to try them for ages and they are really good.  You get figures, some prop boxes, a tripod and a green screen and then you download the Stikbot app.  You can pose your figure and take a photo before using the app to choose your background and you can even make a video once you get good with them.

There are loads of backgrounds to choose from and you can even add other things in to make the scene more interesting. I like the fact that the tripod helps you keep the camera steady. I am looking forward to making some videos when I get a bit more time. I think you could do loads of different things with this set and it is definitely the perfect gift for a ten year old who enjoys technology. I am hoping to get my own phone in the Summer so I will be able to use the Stikbots a lot more then as I won’t have to borrow my Dad’s!

We really loved working with Wicked Uncle, the choice of presents was awesome, so many different things we could have happily chosen and they really do think of everything. We will be doing lots of gift shopping with them from now on!

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Lexicon-Go Review

We have been enjoying playing Lexicon-Go the past few weeks. If you haven’t seen it then it’s a word game where you start with ten letter tiles each and then have a pile to swap one from. Everyone creates a word either using their tiles or swapping one of the tiles from the swap pile, (you have to shout SWAP as you do it) or by attacking another players word by either adding to it or swapping a letter. You can’t actually change the order of the letters but you can add it new ones or add an ending, so adding ‘er’ or ‘ing’ can work well for this, but if you swap letters out you need to take the letter out from the ones you have swapped back into your pile so it counts as part of your score.

 

If you manage to get rid of all your letters first then you shout LEX-GO and win that round if all your words are correct. The first player to win 5 rounds in total is the winner. There is a longer version of the game you can also play where  at the end of each round the other players add their score on the leftover tiles together, if it is over 100 then they are out straight away and the others carry on until only one person who is left and then the last person left in is the winner but we have been playing the quick Lexicon-Go version as that works really well for us.

We like that Lexicon-Go is a fast and noisy game, we liked shouting out and racing each other. We have enjoyed that it doesn’t take ages and ages to play and that it makes you think. Sometimes it is the luck of which letters you get to start with but mostly it’s about how quickly you can see what you have and think about how or where you can use it. This game also makes you think about how words work and the best way to change them and make them into something else.

I liked the tiles as they seem like they will last well, we did think the instructions seemed quite complicated to start with but we soon got into it once we started playing and it made much more sense as we were going along. Because it is a word game you need to be quite good at spelling and coming up with ideas so I would say it is probably best for children age 8 plus but it does help you learn so children age 6 plus would also enjoy it against children of the same age.

It’s a good game because it is very portable- it’s quite a small case and all zips away nicely and we have taken it with us to play on our trip to the Isle of Wight and our stay in France. It’s good because you don’t need to take lots of extra things with you to be able to play- although if you are like us you might need a dictionary to avoid arguments about whether the random letters someone tried to put down are real words!

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A weekend in the Isle of Wight

We went away for a stay the other weekend in the Isle of Wight. My Mum and Dad used to go there before we were born but haven’t been for years. After all that time we weren’t sure what there would be that we would like but we were still really looking forward to going.

We got the Wightlink ferry at lunchtime on the Friday and it was so quick- we were there before my Mum had finished her coffee! It was really strange to be able to be able to see Portsmouth so clearly at the same time.

We couldn’t get on to the campsite and into our mobile home until 4pm so we went to Newport for a walk. From the bit we saw Newport was a bit like every other town, busy, lots of cars and the same shops as most other places and I didn’t really see what all the fuss was about because it was just like our own town centre. We left the town and went for a drive across the Island and suddenly everything was really peaceful and quiet and much more like the place my parents said they remembered.

We went for a walk around Shanklin, the beach looked really nice and we had a look at the tourist shops. We got some treats from the rock shop, where they have amazing fudge and then after a little bit more of a walk we headed over to the campsite. This was back across the Island in Thorness Bay.

We were staying in a Parkdean Mobile Home and it was good, everything in the mobile home seemed really new, the only tricky bit was that we couldn’t park near the mobile home. The site had things to do like a pool and shows at night but we weren’t really there long enough to do any of these things, we did use the park though which Sam really liked.

The next morning my Mum and sister wanted to go the The Isle Of Wight Pearl. I stayed with Dad and Sam but Mum and Lottie said there was loads and loads of jewellery on display to see and buy and also lots of interesting things like huge oyster shells and wedding dresses. They ended up getting Lottie a little bracelet and then fishing for an oyster to make a necklace for my Mum. They picked the oyster and watched as it was opened and the pearl was taken out and then saw how it was filed down slightly to be set in the necklace Mum had chosen.

We spent most of the rest of the day at The Needles. There was quite a lot to do there and it was a strange mixture of old and new with arcades and rides but also history and interesting things to read and see. I loved watching the sweet making tour, it was really good how they made these fruity sweets so quickly and we even got to try a still warm sweet which was AMAZING! I would have liked to have seen the glass making but we missed that session and would really like to go back and see that another time. We did look in the glass shop and they have loads and loads of different shaped glass in all the colours you could imagine.

We also saw all the different colour sands that form and each got to fill an ornament with it which looked really good. The lady showed us how you pack it in really tight and add water to make it not mix but she was able to poke a stick in and make a pattern in the sands for us too if we wanted. You could also go to the funfair, crazy golf and the chair lift out to see The Needles there but with three of us this sort of thing is sometimes very expensive so we didn’t do that.

We then went and played football on one of the beaches, it was early evening by then and there was hardly anyone else there.

We were heading home on Sunday but had enough time to visit the donkey sanctuary near Ventnor. It was a really nice place to visit. My sister had fun checking off the names of the donkeys on an activity sheet and seeing if she could spot them all and you could read a little bit about each donkey.

Some of the donkeys  would let you stroke them, they were very friendly! We paid £5 and Lottie was able to groom a donkey which she absolutely loved. You just make a donation to go in and it was a good place to spend a couple of hours, we couldn’t believe they had nearly 100 donkeys who had needed to go there and it was nice to be able to read about them all. We also had a cream tea at the donkey sanctuary and that was delicious- the scones were huge!

It was soon time to head back to the ferry but fortunately it doesn’t take long to get there! There was loads of other places we would have liked to visit and now we know there is so much to do for the whole family we will definitely be asking to  go back to the Isle of Wight for a longer visit- I would like to visit the Robin Hill Country Park, Lottie wanted to go to Amazon World and Sam would have loved the Steam Railway- maybe next time!

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Lottie Loves… Rubik’s Junior Animals

By Lottie age 6 with help from Mum!

My big brother, Luke, has a Rubik’s cube, it’s really hard to do and I get very cross with it when I can’t make the colours match up- although I do like to mess it up when he has been trying to do it!

I have been having lots of fun playing with the new John Adams Rubik’s Junior toys. They are all shaped like animals and are really cute! They are the same bright colours as the cubes but they are just right for younger children to play with.  You just twist them up to make it as difficult as possible and then you solve the puzzle and get the animal back to it’s normal shape.

We were sent one of each of the toys from the John Adams Rubik’s Junior range– a bunny, a puppy, a kitten and a bear. They were all really sweet and my little brother Sam decided he would really like the blue puppy (well it was all blue until we twisted it!). I picked the bunny and we decided to give the bear and the kitten to my best friend and her little sister.

It’s National Pet Month so while we have just been enjoying playing with our Rubik’s pets, my friend and her sister have been showing theirs off to their lovely dog, Poppy. They have been enjoying cuddling up with Poppy while they solve the puzzle, it’s a great toy to sit and play with when everyone else is busy and you want something fun to do.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have all loved playing with our Rubik’s Junior toys– they are really hard to put down and I have shown mine to lots of other friends who all had fun solving the puzzle. It is much less frustrating for children my age than trying to do a cube but it is still interesting enough to keep you busy. My little brother is very nearly three and he loves playing with his puppy version, it’s a bit tricky for him if we twist it too much but he has lots of fun twisting and turning it and just playing with it in his games, I think he will be able to do it really well soon. I think the Rubik’s Junior toys are perfect for children between about 4 and 9, although Luke keeps taking it to play with too and he is 10!

We are very excited to be able to give away one of these fantastic Rubik’s Junior pets to two lucky winners worth £9.99 each thanks to John Adams and Playtime PR

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Disclaimer: We were sent the Rubik’s Juniors range in exchange for a review but all thoughts and opinions remain our own.

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MiniMaster Football Game Review

I went to an exhibition about a year ago and was playing with a golf toy that was really cool- I had never seen anything like it and my Dad and me both really liked it, so I was really excited to find out the same company had now made a football version of the game.

The MiniMaster Football Game is the perfect game for a rainy day. It comes with everything you need for an indoor football game. In the box you get a net, a target, a spinner, marker tape and position marker, a defensive wall, a footballer, a lever, a display stand and plenty of balls. The footballer is very detailed and looks great, it arrives with you in  a plain white kit so you can decorate him for your team or even make up your own kit, you can play with it and then use the display stand to show off your custom painting.

I like the way this game can be played in many different ways. You can either attach the lever to the player and use the spinner to work out how far away you need to shoot from, use the markers and tape, and then aim against the defensive wall or you can  put up the target screen and aim for the different targets which let you get points. The smaller, more difficult holes get you the most points. If you just want to have a bit of a practice you could even just aim at the empty goal and see how far you can score from.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once you get the hang of making the footballer kick it is really easy to get into this game. You just have to attach the lever to the player and pull it up to move his kicking leg- there is  bit you can look through to help line up the shot before you take it and then you are ready to go.

I have found the MiniMaster Football Game fun to play on my own but also with other people, my sister, my friends, my Dad and my Grandad have all enjoyed playing it with me. It’s quite addictive and even if you aren’t playing a proper game it’s good to just have a couple of shots every so often- I think everyone who has come into out house over the last few weeks has had a go!

The player is very well made and fits well into the display stand. It is 22cm high and can kick a really long way! I am really looking forward to getting some paints and decorating my footballer. I think it would be quite good if you could buy either some stencils or stickers from MiniMaster to help with customising your player.

I think the MiniMaster Football Game will get played with a lot over the summer, both inside and out and it could easily become a kids against adults challenge!

 

Disclaimer: We were sent the MiniMaster Football Game for review purposes but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Lottie Loves… Lumo Stars!

Review by Lottie age 6 with help from Mum and photos by Luke

I LOVE teddies and I love collecting things so the new range of Lumo Stars collectable soft toys by Tactic Games are brilliant!

Sam and I each received a soft toy from the range and a keyring mini toy. They are awesome. I love them because they are so soft, they are really cute and they have big shiny eyes.

All the Lumo Stars are different animals and they come with a label telling you their name. Sam’s teddy is called Camo and mine is called Uggla.

 

If you download the Lumo Stars app you scan your toys’ label and add them to be able to play games with them. You can find lots of things out about them like their birthday and their favourite things and then you can play games with them. The app is really good because it has something for older children and easier things for younger children. Sam really likes to borrow Daddy’s phone to feed Camo and to put him to bed and I like to play the games with mine.

The keyrings are really nice, they are just as soft as the actual teddies and they fit perfectly on book bags and my ballet bags, I can clip them off and play with them at playtime too!

I like the way you can play with the Lumo Stars on the app as well as playing with them in real life. I would like to collect more of them, they are so cuddly and there are lots of really cute ones.

We both really love our teddies, Uggla lives in my bed and is perfect to cuddle at night and Sam takes Camo EVERYWHERE with him- he won’t go to sleep at night unless Camo is back in his bed though!

A note from Mum

The Lumo Stars plushes are really very sweet, they are well made and withstanding a lot of love (and a bit of being dragged around by a toddler!) The children love the crossover between a traditional toy and the technology that comes with the app but I like the fact that you can put a stop to the screen time fairly quickly by telling them it’s time to put the toy to bed. Even the music on the app is designed to be quite peaceful so it is very age appropriate.

I can see these being very popular with children from 3 upwards and there are so many choices so I am sure there will be something for everyone. They come is keyring size which is 8.5cm , classic size 15cm and big 24cm and prices start from just £3.99.

 

Disclaimer: We were lucky enough to receive our much loved Lumo Stars plushes in exchange for our review but all thoughts and opinions are our own.

 

 

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Hopeless Heroes: Here Comes Hercules by Stella Tarakson

I was lucky enough to receive two books from the Hopeless Heros series by Stella Tarakson to review and now it’s my turn on the blog tour to let you know what I thought of them!

Hopeless Heroes: Here Comes Hercules– By Stella Tarakson, Publication date 22nd February 2018

‘When Tim Baker breaks his Mum’s favourite vase it’s the least of his problems. The Greek hero he frees from inside is in danger of doing far worse. To the flowers, the rug-Oh no! Not the kitchen! Hercules is only trying to be helpful but he is just hopeless! It’s time to send this dim demigod home before Tim becomes ancient history.’

The vase was the last thing that Tim’s Dad had given his Mum before he died, even though they needed the money and it was worth a lot she still didn’t want to sell it because it was so important to her so when Tim accidently breaks it he is desperate to get it fixed before she gets home from work. Tim is quickly distracted though when he hears the words FREE AT LAST and finds a tall man towering over him. Tim soon realises that Heroes might be cool and Hercules certainly is strong but a genie  might have been more useful!

Hercules manages to destroy the garden and eat the roast chicken that was meant for dinner even before Tim’s Mum gets home but surely she will understand that heroes get hungry. Except…it turns out Tim is the only one who can see him

Allsorts of strange things happen and no one believes in Tim’s hero so he gets the blame as well as having to deal with worrying about being bullied by a boy from school. Hercules is struggling too- he misses his wife and daughter and wishes there was a way to get back to them. Can they work together to help Tim’s Mum and get Hercules home? What about Leo the bully and Queen Hera, Zeus’ evil wife who cursed Hercules?

Hera’s Terrible Trap, by Stella Tarakson- Publication date 22nd February 2018

Tim Baker thinks his adventures are over until he hitches a ride to Ancient Greece on a stolen vase. Soon Tim finds himself trapped with an Army of Peacocks and a hero who can’t stop admiring himself. PUT THAT MIRROR DOWN, THESEUS! Thank the God’s his new friend Zoe is there to help. Just don’t tell her Dad…

In the second book in the series we see Tim being transported to Ancient Greece on the vase that Hera has stolen back. The evil Hera wants to trap Hercules and Tim is expected to help, Tim ends up on the run and bumps into Hercules. Tim ends up meeting his daughter Zoe and they get to work together hatching a plan to stop Hera.

 

I really like these books from the Hopeless Heroes series, they are funny and they cover issues like bullying really well. I enjoyed how they link to actual Greek Myths and learning a bit more about the people you hear about in mythology.  I like the way the names are brought to life but it is still a story so you feel you are enjoying a book while you are learning rather than reading something for school.

The character of Hercules was great, he is a bit of a disaster but very kind to Tim and he makes me laugh. I really liked it when Zoe arrived in the second book as she was brilliant.

If someone told me to read a story about Greek Mythology I probably wouldn’t have wanted to but I really enjoyed both these books- it was very easy to loose yourself in the story and I read them both very quickly. I loved the way the books were set up- there was lots of Greek style writing which caught your eye and broke it up a bit. The illustrations by Nick Roberts were brilliant, I thought they really made you think of Ancient Greece and they looked like something that should have been on a vase like Tim’s Mums one.

I really enjoyed these books and am looking forward to the rest of the series coming out- there is 10 in total, so plenty to learn and enjoy!

I would say children as young as 6 would enjoy the Hopeless Heroes series but perhaps with a bit of adult help and that children older than me would also like the stories. I think they are perfect for my age (10) and my Mum thinks they would be good for people who aren’t too keen on reading as they are broken up into manageable chapters with plenty of illustrations to keep your attention as well as being funny enough to appeal to most children.

Thanks to Sweet Cherry Publishing for introducing us to this series and allowing us to be involved with the Hopeless Heros Blog Tour. Don’t forget to see what other bloggers thought of them on the tour!

Disclaimer: We were kindly sent the proofs for these books by Sweet Cherry Publishing but all thoughts and opinions are our own.

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