The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Rushed, fun adventure with Indian princess in combat boots.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 8+

Scary But Good

I'm 8 and in 2 grade. I loved the book! If your child is afraid of monsters and creepy stuff they should not read it. I think it helps if your class likes creepy and scary stuff. I say it is based on what your kid likes . A giant python gets cut in two with a sword . Tuntuni, a talking bird, gets hurt a lot. Lal is crown prince and in love with Mati, the stable master's daughter. Neel is Lal's brother and is older. He is a demon prince that does not realize he is in love with Kiran. Kiran is a princess that has a seven headed snake for a brother, named Naga. She is the daughter of the Moon Maiden and the Serpent King. Kiran is exiled to New Jersey to protect her from her father turning her into a serpent. In New Jersey she lives with adoptive parents. Kid , 8 years old

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Too much violence
age 12+

Fun with Mythology

I quite liked the book. my 13 yr old enjoyed reading it a lot. Connected the indian mythology and the fictional story. Good Read

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