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Rise of the School for Good and Evil: Rise, Book 1

By Myiesha Speight, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fairy tale-inspired prequel has action and surprises.

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This engaging fairy tale-inspired prequel is chock-full of surprising twists and turns. Each part of Rise of the School for Good and Evil introduces readers to a new villain or obstacle for the twins. The different challenges and surprises will keep readers' attention and have them wondering whether good or evil will win. Many familiar fairy tale characters appear, like Aladdin and Captain James Hook, with refreshing new takes on their stories. There's a large cast of characters, some more developed than others. The novel is more plot-driven and focuses on the brothers' schemes to get a win for their side. As good and evil fight to win, the line between the sides blur, showing readers that good and evil aren't as distinct as they may seem.

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