The Magic Faraway Tree Series

Book review by Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Tree filled with silly characters connects to magical lands.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 5+

A feast for little imaginations!

The Faraway Tree books are my little boy’s first chapter books. He’s a bright four year old and we have always read to him. He absolutely loves these stories for their lovable characters, magical lands, silliness ( the Saucepan Man’s songs and forgetfulness has us giggling every time and the exciting cliffhangers that have us reading the next chapter as we just can’t wait. I wasn’t sure if he’d be ready for a book with lots of words and not many pictures, but he really does concentrate when we’re reading and talks about what is going on. Wonderful stories. I totally recommend.

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age 3+

There is a reason other English speaking parts of the globe find Enid Blyton to be the greatest storyteller ever.

Having grown up reading this series and other by Enid Blyton, I was dismayed that they are not commonly found around the US. Anyway, with Amazon, EBAY or a trip to Canada, you can easily get hold of these magical stories. My 3year old enjoys them, but my 6 year LOVES the stories. These books inspire them to want more and they are clearly excited to learn to read now so that they can read ahead.

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For kids who love fun series and adventure

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