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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.

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age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

This is total propaganda. Masking children is child abuse and using super heroes and sesame street characters is criminal. All the studies show children are not at risk, don't spread the disease and masks do more harm than good physically and most of all psychologically. Pathetic.
age 5+

Wallace and gromit

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Rooted in kindness and written with straightforward language that's perfect for young children, this book is an excellent resource for families heading back to school or navigating life in a pandemic. Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure speaks directly to some of the big feelings and varied situations kids face, and does this with vulnerable sweetness. There's a lot of great information about how and why to wear masks, and equal attention to the way these changes can make us feel. Elmo's approach is wonderful for all ages; parents would benefit from using some of these health and safety tips as well.

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