Parents' Guide to

Giants Beware!

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

my kid whizzed through all three in no time

my 8.5 year old really enjoyed all the books in this series. it’s the first time he ever sulked about wanting MORE books. he’s decided he doesn’t like regular books and only likes graphic novels, but since there are good ones out there, I don’t mind
age 4+

4.5 yo can't put it down

I can't count how many times we've read this since we first got it, and I enjoy it almost as much as my 4.5yo.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

GIANTS BEWARE is written and illustrated by veterans of the kids' TV and animation industry, whose experience shows in the quick humor and colorful, cartoony illustrations. Kids will enjoy the expressive way the characters are drawn, as well as the hilarious dialogue and unique villains. Parents, too, will find laughs in a few of the clever jokes targeted at them. ("Somebody ended their sentence with a preposition!" says the princess-in-training as she corrects death-threat signage.)

But the greatest aspect of the lengthy comic is the clever way it inserts positive messages about the value of kindness and the importance of friendship into a traditional knight's quest framework. Also, it flips the stereotypical fairy tale roles of brave knight and helpless princess by making the bravest character a young redheaded girl and the pretty princess a smart and savvy young lady.

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