Peanut Goes for the Gold

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
Peanut Goes for the Gold Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 4+

Super-positive hamster sets goal, delivers in upbeat tale.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

No reviews yet.

Add your rating

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this book.

Stands out for and .

Community Reviews

age 4+

Great Book Very Impressed Has Positivity For Preschoolers

This Book Teaches Kids ABCS Has The Abc Song In It Has Other Educational Songs For Preschoolers Peanut Lost In The Race But He Didn’t Give Up He Tried Again He Didn’t Shout Out “I DID IT! NO ONE ELSE IS BETTER THAN ME!” Even Though He Won He Was Still Happy For Others Who Won He Wasn’t Just Happy For Himself This Book Is Musical Has Multiple Songs Like “The ABC Song” “I Was Working On The Railroad” “Old McDonald Had A Farm” “The Number Song” You Can Read It Now On Apple Books Or Buy It

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models
Too much consumerism

Book Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • Cannonball Poster Image


    Warm story of individuality and achieving a perfect splash.

    age 3+
  • I Believe I Can Poster Image

    I Believe I Can

    Poetic picture book encourages self-esteem and optimism.

    age 4+
  • You Matter Poster Image

    You Matter

    Beautiful message of self-worth has gorgeous illustrations.

    age 4+

For kids who love books to boost self-esteem and books with LGBTQ+ characters

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon picture of ballet slippers and paint brush
    Arts and Dance
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a sister and brother holding hands
    Brothers and Sisters
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of the side profile of a boy
    Great Boy Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a girl
    Great Girl Role Models
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate