Parents' Guide to

The Grimm Legacy

By Joanna H. Kraus, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Girl tangles with magical objects in suspenseful fantasy.

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age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+


Deceit of parents and making out are for older readers, if at all and definitely not for the recommended age of 10. The book was weird because the magical stuff was more for a 10 year old, but the other stuff was for an older child. I didn't get it. Besides all that, I really couldn't get into the book. My mind kept wandering as I read it.

Is It Any Good?

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THE GRIMM LEGACY is a splendid fantasy, full of suspense, adventure, a good-vs.-evil plot, and a hint of true love. A giant of a fairy tale!

Readers will be happy to know there's an exciting companion novel, The Wells Bequest, in which the New York Circulating Material Repository also figures.

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