The Seeing Stone: The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 2

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

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

Parents say

not rated for age

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

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Really not all that good. Kind of boring, actually.
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Super series!

My son is now 9 and began reading the Spiderwick Chronicles when they were first published. He has now read all five. They are good independent reading for him - exciting, fantastic, about boys his own age - but much shorter than Harry Potter (which he also loves but can't read independently yet). Jared is a good character with realistic flaws. He is very angry about his parents' divorce, and he acts out at school, but he finds ways to be successful and discovers himself in the process. These books are also on tape - at least one is read by Mark Hamill, which thrilled my Star Wars fan. We listened after we read them.

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