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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 […]

The Mad Scientists Are Gathering – David Hewlett Edition

With just a little over a week until the new book hits the shelves, things are getting exciting. But a few early-copies have gone out to press, friends, and friends in the press (I’m not telling). Somehow, a copy ended up in the hands of a man who, while being a true-blue GeekDad in his […]

Great Review of Mad Scientist by GeekMom!

Thanks so much to Nicole Wakelin for her wonderful review of my new book! Here’s a great quote:

Whether you’re looking to inspire a love of science in your young child, or to encourage an older child to hold on to their curiosity about how things work, this book is sure to give you […]

GeekDad’s Guide to Weekend Fun Gets a Starred Review in Library Journal

Great review from LJ:

Denmead, Ken. The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family. Gotham: Penguin Group (USA). May 2011. 227p. ISBN 9781592406449. pap. $18. CHILD REARING Roll out the red carpet-Geek Dad is back! Denmead has assembled another stellar collection of weekend projects […]

Nice Review on @thefathergeek!

Lovely and well-considered review of the new book by Cyrus on Father Geek.

Nice Write-up at @BookPage

Check out this lovely write-up at BookPage, and go give my book a 5-star vote if you have a moment!

“Make Learning FUN!” – First Amazon Review of Book #2

From M. Banks, aka @geekcowboy:

“Geek Dad’s Guide To Weekend Fun” (GTWF) is the second book from Ken Denmead who is of Wired’s Geek Dad fame. GTWF shares a ton of fun, geeky, and educational activities parents can do with their kids. As with the first book, “Geek Dad’s Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for […]

Thanks, Geek Girl Diva!

One of the first pieces on the new book:

GeekDad Book Giveaway via (un)paint

Laura over at (un)paint is giving away two copies of Geek Dad to her readers. Laura also enjoyed the book and had this to say about it:

It’s full of so many awesome projects for geek dads to do for and with their geek children. (And non-geeks too!) Most of the projects are pretty inexpensive […]