Peter Pan

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Magical adventure has stereotypes, offensive language.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 2+

Did you sleep in the window again

age 8+
Tinker Bell continues using the word "ass" when Peter "is being stupid," according to a parent review. Parents may think "orgy" is sexual, but probably meant a religious ceremony at the time the book was published (1904). Wendy asks about "spinsters" and believes they "should be envied" during her time with the Lost Boys in Never Land (the term meant women who made clothes).

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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