English Roses: Too Good to Be True

Book review by Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Second story joins Madonna's girl clique.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 2+

Like I said: Two of My Favorite Names

Like I Said: Rose and Madonna.
age 8+

8 and up with discussion about age appropriate behavior and boy girl relationships since the characters are in 8th grade

I picked these books up at a resale shop-I am an artist and I liked the illustrations and thought my 8 year old daughter might like to draw something similar. Decided to actually read the books-which I did not plan thinking that being by Maddona they might not fall into what I would want to share with my daughter but was pleasantly surprised and delighted. I did not find the -the green eyed envy referred to in a negative way but brought up in a way that opened up dialogue on varies subjects. I have not read all the books but so far so good and am looking to purchase more.

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Book Details

  • Author: Madonna
  • Illustrator: Stacy Peterson
  • Genre: Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Callaway
  • Publication date: October 24, 2006
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 7 - 7
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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