Parents' Guide to

Blizzard of the Blue Moon: Magic Tree House, Book 36

By Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Merlin mission fantasy teaches as it entertains.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

do not read!!!


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Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (7 ):

Osborne is a pro, and children won't know -- or mind -- that they're getting an education as they dive into the somewhat thin but generally entertaining plot. It's not great literature, but for kids hungry to graduate to chapter books (and for the parents who are hungry to see them move ahead, too) this book offers plenty of a low-key adventure. A couple of bad guys show up to keep things interesting, but the action never rises above a G-rated level.

This 36th book in Mary Osborne's wildly popular Magic Tree House, continues a sort of "Merlin Mission" sub-series. Kids won't need to have read any of the previous books to fall into this one. Previous books in the series had more realistic settings -- despite the magic portal that got them there. But the Merlin Mission books have added elements of fantasy to help the history lessons go down easy.

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