Egg & Spoon

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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age 12+

A beautifully written, wildly imaginative modern fairy tale.

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age 11+

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age 11+

My Kids Loved It

My four kids age 11-16 listened to an audiobook of Egg and Spoon on a long road trip. They loved it more than I did. The language was beautiful. My son thought it was as good as any Harry Potter book. There was no violence and a lot of humanity. It really showed the life changing effect of "walking in another's shoes" when two characters switch places. The book had very strong female characters showing depth and courage. One of my daughters really loved the spunkiness of Baba Yagga. My very picky history buff son didn't even complain about anything he saw inaccurate in the historic setting of Imperial Russia.

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For kids who love fantasy and different cultures

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