Princess Ben

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Bewitching tale with a refreshingly real heroine.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 11+

Fairy tale fun

This was on our "young adult" list, but I don't know why as I found nothing objectionable. It was slow starting, but I ended up enjoying it. The themes are good, but the "voice" was a bit annoying to me.

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age 8+

Great for girls of any age

I thought this book was fantastic. An enjoyable fantasy novel and coming of age story, the main character is strong, yet easy to identify with and matures a lot throughout the story. It also incorporates strong messages about positive body image, maturity, and understanding others, without over-emphasizing them to the point of being annoying. The story has a decent amount of plot twists, a good portion of humour, and some exciting adventure. And I can't say how much I enjoyed having a female main character who stands up for herself, but at the same time, can admit when she's wrong and tries to do better. I bought this book for my neice, but I fell in love with it myself. I'd reccomend this for girls of any age.

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