Parents' Guide to

Zapato Power Series

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Young boy solves fun mysteries with help from special shoes.

Young boy running happily

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The layered stories in these books are a delight, pulling young readers into the small details of Freddie's life in a way that's rare for early chapter books. The Zapato Power Series has a wonderful set of characters and adventurous mysteries that keep readers engaged. Freddie is always trying to help others and has befriended Mr. Vaslov, who does the same, giving the entire series a sense of warm camaraderie. And the shoes' superpowers are the kind of magic kids dream of having.

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