Benny and Penny in The Big No-No!

Book review by Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media
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age 4+

Name-calling and mud-throwing ends in friendship lesson.

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age 5+

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age 5+

Name calling

Not thrilled with the name-calling by the older brother. If you discourage calling people dumb and cry-babies this is likely not the series for your family. But it does show a common dynamic between an older brother and younger sister. I just wish it did it with better role modeling.

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