The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Book review by Jan Carr, Common Sense Media
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age 4+

Raucous fun imagining origin story for popular kids' game.

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age 8+

Emphasis on warriors, fighting, and victory

The characters are all "warriors" and the entire story is nothing but fighting. As a parent, I don't want to glorify fighting or aggression in any context. Furthermore, this story is cute and clever from an adult's perspective but the concept is entirely lost on young children. Why would someone be seeking out a fight? And why would they hope to lose the battle? That is a bit too complex for young children to understand and I think the aggressive nature of the characters is what comes through most.

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Too much violence

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