You have Javascript disabled and this means that the dadcando website cannot function correctly.

If you want to see dadcando's exciting website full of crafts and making things with and for children then you will have to enable Javascript on your browser.

This content requires the Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Get Flash
dadcando - click to return to homepage
Username
Password
Remember?
JOIN HERE   WHY SHOULD I?
Over 200 top tips and words of advice, to help you really get the most from the time you spend with your kids
Divider
Kids growing up /default_REVIEW.asp
Coping with change /default_REVIEW.asp
Making a new home /default_REVIEW.asp
Being involved with your kids /default_REVIEW.asp
Be inspired, be inspiring /default_REVIEW.asp
Starting again /default_REVIEW.asp
Divider
Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles Top Ten Tips Articles
dadcando
dadcando
Searched for: 10/17/2017 - Found: 7/30/2008 to 8/5/2008
Cautionary Tales For Children
Wonderful witty poems great for reading to your children. The stories and rhymes will stay with them for the rest of their lives.


Research has shown how important YOU are to your children and how as a dad the things you do, and keep on doing, really count, whether you live with them, or you are a single dad and are only able see them once a month, once a week or more, what you do really matters. This site is dedicated to all dads but will be of special relevance to the single dad. Remember, you are half the reason your children exist and they need you whether you live with them or not. As their dad, you have what it takes to make their lives successful and fulfilling no matter how often you see them. This site is about all the positive things that we as parents have to offer our children.
Fablehaven
If you liked Spiderwick, HP and Artemis Fowl, then you'll love Fablehaven, with its intelligent, funny and well paced writing, it's more than a match for any of them.

Image
  June 25, 2008
Date posted June 25, 2008  

Fablehaven

Brandon Mull

If you liked Spiderwick, Harry Potter and Artemis Fowl, then you'll love Fablehaven, with its intelligent, funny and well paced writing, it's more than a match for any of them. I bought this book after it was recommended by a visitor to dadcando. One look at any of the reviews about it told me that I was on to a good thing. Open the book and start reading it to your kids and you know from the first page that youíre all going to really enjoy the story.
. . . You know a book is nicely written when itís easy to read out loud, and I found myself enjoying reading every minute of it. The two children in the story, Kendra, a girl of 13 and Seth, her 11 year old brother, are forced to stay with their wizened old granddad for a couple of weeks one summer while their parents take a trip they canít get out of. At first they hate the idea of being cooped up with their grandparents in the summer holidays, but as soon as they arrive they realise that things arenít quite what they seem. Before long they learn that their grandfather is the caretaker of an incredible magical preserve, which is home to all manner of exotic and fabulous magical creatures, kept at bay by enchantments and magical covenants.
. . . Very quickly though, they also learn that while fairies and nyads look delicate and beautiful, they are really vain and selfish and have little regard for what they see to be the insignificantly short lives of their human protectors. When Midsummerís Eve comes round and the magic has a free reign, it only needs the children to be tempted into breaking the rules to release a powerful demon from his prison and put the childrenís grandfather and the whole of Fablehaven in grave danger. Of course as youíve probably guessed it, itís up to the children to set things straight and rescue their grandfather.
. . . If your children have identified with the kids in the story, then you will have undoubtedly identified with their long suffering grandfather, and be looking forward to the next bedtime read at least as much as your kids.


dadcando

Previous Reviews
MyPageMenu
Cautionary Tales For Children
Wonderful witty poems great for reading to your children. The stories and rhymes will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Emily the Strange
Beautifully designed and put together, Emily the Strange is just one of those books that is lovely to own and look at and read, whoever you are.

Gormenghast
Stunningly written modern day classic that knocks Potter and Middle Earth into a cocked hat, this sumptuously described and gorgeously dark tale is filled to bursting with fascinating characters

Stardust
A superbly realised fairytale for the modern viewer with more than enough action intrigue and good old fashioned entertainment values for all the family for repeated viewings

Fablehaven
If you liked Spiderwick, HP and Artemis Fowl, then you'll love Fablehaven, with its intelligent, funny and well paced writing, it's more than a match for any of them.

The Alchemist
Many people's favourite book of all time, and certainly in the top ten of anyone that's read it, a gloriously written fable about finding what you are searching for

Perudo (Liar′s Dice)
A beautiful tin boxed game that is easy to learn and endless fun to play. It can be played by up to five players, perfect for a range of ages playing together

Secondhand Lions
A young boy goes to live with his two eccentric great uncles he never knew he had, they show him how to have fun and he gives them something to live for

Kensuke's Kingdom
A wonderful book about adventure and friendship, perfect for your children to read or for you to read to them, often described by children as the best book they have ever read

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
A beautifully written and profoundly moving book, that is guaranteed to change the way you look at life and make sure that you never take anything for granted again

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?
Answers to all those tricky questions that you thought would never be answered, Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? is a compulsive compendium of the fascinating

Howl's Moving Castle
A gorgeously animated and beautiful directed film that seems to find a whole new palette of colours from somewhere.

Crucial Conversations
Conversational tools and tips for talking when the stakes are high. An invaluable book that will boost your confidence and help you get the best outcome from every conversation

Nerf Vortex Mega Howler
If you want to throw things (and letís face it what kid doesnít want to throw things), then you canít go far wrong with the Nerf Vortex Mega Howler.

The Dads' Book
Clever tips and practical advice, wittily delivered on the art of fatherhood, to give you the best chance of carrying on the tradition of rubbish jokes and being good at everything, like a proper dad.

My Neighbour Totoro
The story feels like it has been woven together with an elegance and beauty that is almost totally lacking in western animated films: A perfect film for a father to watch with his kids

Lego Star Wars II
A great game, witty and engaging and suitable for all ages, Lego Star Wars II is designed for two players, who each have their own character, that have to work together to be successful.




Register with dadcando

Register with dadcando





Advertise on dadcando   |   Site Ethos   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms and Conditions of use   |   Contact  |   HELP!  |   Follow Chris on twitter  |
Shim© C.Barnardo 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 dadcando ® is a registered trademark.   Content and Design - Chris Barnardo    Technical Development - Darren Tillett

  • http://www.dadcando.com/cl/cl-cheap.asp
  • 2015 canada goose chateau parka men cheap 2015 bags purse prada outlet store Handbags phantom best authentic outlet shop celine 2015 bags women hermes replica online 2015 canada goose parkas jackets men outlet Fake cheap celine handbags wallet online official 2015 chloe handbags belt outlet sale 2015 bags kelly hermes replica sale 2015 bags sunglasses replica online celine 2015 bags women replica sale louis vuitton 2015 celine bags trapeze outlet online Authentic 2015 bags handbags yves saint laurent outlet store 2015 bags luggage outlet replica celine Handbags crossbody celine official price sale outlet 2015 belt wallet prada replica online Authentic 2015 bags clutch fake discount yves saint laurent Celine wallet clutch crossbody outlet cheap official Celine bag cheap outlet shop