The Familiars

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Magical animal adventures for kids not ready for Potter.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 9+

FIRST IN THE SERIES

IT'S REALLY GOOD, AND IF YOU LIKE HARRY POTTER , YOU WOULD LIKE THIS BOOK.
age 8+

Fantastic series for animal lovers and adventurers

I bought these for my daughter based on the cover, knowing she loved talking animal stories and magic/fantasy. She devoured the books in a week, so I read them too. The series is a wonderful journey three animals that become friends, the human companions they bond with, and the strength of friendship and courage in the face of adversity. For young readers that are not yet ready for Harry Potter, this is a wonderful place to start. I feel there is an educational value because ANY book that sparks a joy of reading in a child is educational. In addition, there is allegedly an animated film of the books in production!!!

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