Barry’s Favourite Fantasy Books: Gaeamundi by J.S. Larmore

Hey there friends!

As you know, I write some fantasy books, and sometimes I like to read fantasy books too and one of the fantasy books I read recently, I enjoyed so much, I invited the author to tell you about her and her amazing book. Her name is J.S Larmore and I am lucky to now, call her my friend. I think she may be your friend too but, I’m going to let her tell you all about that.

Christmas Gifts for Kids

Each year it becomes increasingly difficult to find ‘good’ Christmas gifts for kids. By ‘good’, I mean gifts that will stimulate the mind, encourage creativity or get the body moving. Most importantly, be FUN and make memories! Last year I gave you some gift ideas that helped you buy presents for nieces and nephews and this year, I am continuing this theme but with some super cool new ideas.

The Things that Happen on Earth: A Poem by Barry S. Brunswick

This week for my blog I’ve written a poem that’s not in my usual style. This is about humanity, about the arguments we have, about how divided we are as a species and the winds of change that are threatening to blow a storm. Enjoy and thanks for reading!

Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 2

This week it’s the second part of my comic strips for kids Benji the Wonderdog: Benji in space. Read part 1 here if you missed it.

The last time we saw Benji he was stuck under a huge pile of rocks with his friend Ruby Red, and if that wasn’t bad enough, he was surrounded by 12-foot alien robot cats! Will he meet a grisly end? Will he escape the jaws of death? Find out now.

Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 1

This weeks blog, is one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of when he went to space to help a race of alien dogs. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.

Free Crossword and Word Search for Kids

Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this sport crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about sport. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword. The choice is yours!

Barry Brunswick’s Tall Tales: 3 Short Stories for Kids

Allow me to tell you three tales about three tales. My latest creation, Barry S. Brunswick’s Tall Tales, is a collection of very different short stories for kids and colourful illustrations brought together for one book. This is the story of how they happened.

Funny Poems for Kids: Yucky Valentine’s Day Love Poems

This week for my funny poems for kids series, it’s funny Valentine’s Day poems. So, it’s time to get unromantic and laugh our way through love’s yuckiest day! Check out this collection of five funny poems for kids with a Valentine’s theme.

Benji the Wonderdog: Origins, a Comic Strip for Kids

This week, it’s a one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of how he got recruited by the natural intelligence agency. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.

Fun Free Tiger Colouring in Project

This week, I have a free colouring in project for the kids to enjoy. With its famous striped coat, the majestic tiger is one of the most iconic and powerful animals on the planet. Simply print out the page, get the crayons or pencils out and try this great tiger colouring in. Be extra careful not to go over the lines though!

Fun Facts About Sharks to Teach Your Kids

We all have a strange fascination for sharks. It’s a mix of primal fear and admiration at their perfection.

With over 450 recognised species of shark in the world’s oceans and even some rivers, they are one of the most diverse creatures on the planet. Here are some fun facts that you might not know already and some you might.

Short Stories for Kids: Somewhere in a Tropical Ocean…

This week it’s a another one of my free short stories for kids on my crazy blog. Have you ever wondered what jelly fish talk about? Well, I have, and this is what I decided would be on the top of their conversation list.

Fun Things to do in the School Holidays

With the excitement of Christmas and the New Years fireworks over, you might be needing some new ideas to keep the kids entertained. These ideas for fun things to do in the school holidays will spark the imagination and get the creative juices flowing, all without using devices!

Christmas Crossword and Word Search for Kids

Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this Christmas crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about Christmas. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword, the choice is yours!

Left Over Turkey Recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie

After the Christmas dinner is over and the family have all gone home, what are you left with? Lots and lots of leftover turkey and probably some Christmas ham, so unless you want turkey or ham sandwiches every day for a month, finding some good left over turkey recipes to use it up in a lip smackingly delicious way is what you need. Here is my one of my favourite left over turkey recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie.

Funny Poems for Kids: A Poem that has Nothing to do with Christmas

With Christmas almost here, everything around you is, Christmas this and Christmas that, and as part of my funny poems for kids blogs that I like to do from time to time (I was a poet long before I was a storyteller), I thought now was a great time of year to publish one. So, let’s forget the shopping, the stress and the high street vampires trying to bleed us dry and just have a bit of a laugh. So this time my funny poem for kids is: A Poem That Has Nothing to do with Christmas.

Best Gifts for Nieces and Nephews for Christmas and Birthdays

When it comes to picking the Best Gifts For Nieces and Nephews in the modern world, we tend to choose gifts for children that keep them occupied. Electrical gifts or toys are what people tend to opt for. Especially when the whole ‘Look who buys the best gifts for the kid’s attitude’ kicks in.

Kids Activities on the Beach: What You May Find in a Rockpool

I’m one of those lucky people who lives near the beach and one of my favourite things to do is wait for the tide to go out and take a look at the new residents of the rockpools. They’re so full of life and forever changing. You never quite know what you might find.

Halloween: Funny Food Ideas

Hi again, you remember last week we covered Halloween decorations for our crazy Halloween party and this week we’re going to get the food ready. Check out my Halloween twists to make food that matches the rest of the fun. We’re going to start with an old favourite at my family Halloween parties…

Halloween: Home Made Scary Decorations

Hi there, with Halloween on its way it’s time to get those Halloween party ideas together. Apart from the pumpkin whose whole life has led up to this moment and now knows he is doomed, Halloween can be fun for one and all. When else to you don the fancy dress and eat too many sweets? I think we can do that once a year.

So let’s have a Halloween party! And we’re here to help.

Fun in the Car: 9 Family Games to Play on a Road Trip

With the school holidays upon us you might be planning a road trip. As we all know, road trips can seem so boring to kids with them constantly asking: ‘Are we there yet?’ Just as you pull out the driveway.