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The Seeing Stone: The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 2

By Matt Berman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Scarier, more action-packed than first book in fairy saga.

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If the first book in the series was mostly introduction, this one jumps right into the action -- and there's an edge to it that the first book only hinted at. Here, Simon is in danger of being eaten by goblins, and the only way to rescue him is to kill his abductors, but the children don't do this themselves. Although The Seeing Stone is more exciting than the first book, it offers some of the same pleasures: a short, easy-to-read fantasy adventure in an old-fashioned edition filled with illustrations and printed on soft, unevenly cut paper.

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