Parents' Guide to

Ninja!

By Jan Carr, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.

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Ninja! is lots of fun. Young readers who like their picture books action-packed will get lots of satisfaction watching the little ninja sneak through the darkened house on his stealthy mission. Single pages of action-packed panels alternate with full-page spreads. The little ninja is amusingly spindly legged and is clearly and cleverly outfitted in items found around the house.

Though it’s an action story, there’s a sweetness to it, too. He just wants milk and cookies, and he feels remorse ("dishonor") when he makes his sister cry. A sure bet for all would-be ninjas who like to engage in pretend and role-playing.

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