Madeline and the Bad Hat

Book review by Jennifer Gennari, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

A little heavy-handed, but still a charming book.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 1 review

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age 2+
hate it nearing the end when he learns his lesson how can he see with one eye and or talk to madeline through the bandages

This title has:

Too much violence
Great role models
age 8+

Not for sensitive children or for children you don't wish to desensitize

I love the Madeline books as do my daughters but I was appalled at this one. We skipped reading it because I think a book for young children shouldn't show a little boy cutting off chicken's heads to be mean. I would not read it to young children. The others in the series are excellent, however

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