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“Tata Geek” – the Czech Version of the First Geek Dad Book – is Coming

I love that the cover is an illustration of the light-up kit project! It’s also very cool that the publisher is using this as an excuse to start their own dad-projects blog, Hope we’ll get to meet all sorts of geeky Czech dads!

Amazing Video of the Tethered Balloon Camera Project

Tom Heck is a great maker, and pulled off one of the best versions of the tethered balloon camera project from the first Geek Dad book that we’ve seen yet. WELL DONE SIR!

Geek Dad Books 2 & 3 Sold to Russia

Finally, some foreign rights love for the newer books! The Russians have purchased rights to publish “The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun,” and “The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists,” on top of the already-in-the-works Russian version of “Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share.” Spasiba!

Geek Dad to be Published in the Czech Republic!

Pretty amazing, really! I received news yesterday that a publisher in the Czech Republic has offered (and we accepted) to purchase the rights to publish Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share. I’m chuffed! This is the 5th non-American language the book is being translated into. Though I do […]

Geek Dad Books Spotted at @powells on @boingboing!

Image by Bob Knetzger

I follow religiously, as they are a purveyor of all things cool, underground, Make-y, and more. So how delighted was I to see this image in a recent post by Mark Frauenfelder, relaying a report from Bob Knetzger about his discovery of a very Maker-friendly section of one of […]

Book #1 (aka the “Red Book”) Makes Craft’s Holiday Gift Guide

The lovely folks over at Craft have put out a great book list gift guide, and been kind enough to include Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Parents and Kids to Share on the list.

Have a great dad (or uncle, or big brother) on your list? This book is full of […]

BookDads says “If there’s a series of books I would recommend as a must-have for all dads, it would have to be the Geek Dad books.”

Just a wonderful review of the new book by Chris Singer over at

Ken Denmead keeps raising the bar with each installment in this series. I can’t wait to see where the next one takes us (please tell me there’s going to be more!!).

Read the whole thing here.

Fantastic Review of “Mad Scientist” on FatherGeek

This kind of review just makes me happy. Thanks so much!

Once again, Denmead has compiled a wonderful list of activities for the family. My little geeks and I have had a great time reading and completing them together. The real joy of this book comes from working and learning as a family and […]

Fun Advertising for The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists

Love this animated gif advertising the book.

It’s Book Launch Day! Follow Me Around the Country on my Radio Tour

The GeekDad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists hits the shelves today, and I’m doing a radio tour. If you live near one of the stations in the list below, tune in and hear me promote the new book!

The Geek Dad Book For Aspiring Mad Scientist RMT Schedule

Tuesday, November 1st

5:45 […]