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By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

A Fun Read with Positive Messages

This is fun read for kids while highlighting some important messages such as the value of being true to yourself and what you want to be. My daughter (age 7) has now read it several times and loved the little adventures and characters throughout the story. I agree with the feedback that it can be overly verbose but as far as children's books go, I would definitely recommend this one for kids 7 and up.

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REMARKABLE's charms ultimately overcome its weaknesses, chief among which is an overindulgence in verbal cleverness to the point of clutter. Captain Rojo Herring's name isn't the only self-conscious interference with the straightforward unfolding of events, and all this distraction may prove too annoying for some readers. But like Jane and her grandpa, those who persevere will enjoy the rewards.

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