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The Fairy Godmother Academy #1: Birdie's Book

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Delightful, exciting adventure for girls who love fantasy.

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Author Jan Bozarth has written an adventure story with a lot going for it. The characters are strong, lovable, and come with all the vunerabilities real girls have. Instead of creating a fluffy novel that concentrates on pretty fairies and magical river maidens, Bozarth imagined a fantasy world twith depth and complexity, much like the real world where our heroes Birdie and Kerka live. There is danger, wonderful twists and turns, disappointments, triumphs, and heroic fights.

Audiences will love seeing young girls in a true adventure story where they aren't relagated to damsels in distress or side kicks. There are great lessons in friendship, loyalty, and the special bonds families share, and even some botany lessons sneaked in for good measure. It appears with the Fairy Godmothers series that Bozarth seeks to show that every girl has a special talent that makes her who she is and allows her to shine. In this novel, Birdie's green thumb is the focus, and surely readers will clamor to get the next book to find out where the other fairy godmothers' talents lie.

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