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The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.

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age 6+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

Really good book!

This was such a funny book! I could not stop laughing as I read it. Despite being a little bit slow at times, it was a great book. I love it for its comedy and also how it portrays princes and princesses as more than just happily ever after unreal fairytale folks. Girl power!
age 2+

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Wacky plot twists rule the day, bearing with them quite a few life lessons about friendship, greed, fame, families, and unwarranted assumptions. First-time author Christopher Healy has spent a number of years reviewing children's books and media (including video games for Common Sense Media), and while that could have resulted in THE HERO'S GUIDE TO SAVING YOUR KINGDOM being precious, self-conscious, and trite, things actually turn out much more happily.

Along with a lot of wiseacre asides, Healy delivers four princes who bond, learn a lot, and are fun to watch in the process. And his female characters are formidable, whether they're saving a prince from some dire fix or plotting the ruin of multiple kingdoms.

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