Parents' Guide to

Pendragon series

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Entertaining but violent series weaves fantasy with history.

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age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+
age 10+

Edgy and keeps him reading!

The vocabulary in Pendragon is expansive. Although there is some violence, it is not much more than he will bump into when watching commercials during the Superbowl! I like the series because he is reading this attention-grabbing book for hours! It has captivated his interest!

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Educational value

Is It Any Good?

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The Pendragon fantasy-adventure series is very popular with middle-grade readers, particularly boys, with good reason. While these books don't have the same balanced level of humor, feeling and character development that the great Harry Potter series has, D.J. MacHale creates a fascinating, original world where the stakes are always high and readers are constantly in suspense.

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