The Wolves in the Walls

Book review by Marigny Dupuy, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

May be too intense for the youngest kids.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

An intense scary fairy-tale like story about courage

Neil Gaiman is a great author to teach kids (and adults) about the meaning of bravery. With a charismatic female protagonist (Lucy), the book tells the story of a girl that knows that there are wolves living inside the walls of her house. This fantastic premise aligned with the scary and beautiful illustrations of Dave McKean create an atmosphere of fear and anticipation that will be conquered through the courage of the main character. A great book for kids and adults!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 18+

Too scary and violent, don't waste your money

This book is scary and too violent for young children. The "jam" the wolves are eating looks like blood, and I'm sure the author intended it to be that way.

This title has:

Too much violence

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