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Where the Wild Things Are and Five More Stories

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Classic Sendak stories with simple animation -- delightful.

Movie NR 2008 54 minutes
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These short videos are a delightfully different way to engage children with literature they are familiar with and introduce them to less popular stories. Maurice Sendak books are lovely fantasies for children with sometimes-dark undertones that tap into the not-so-lovely aspects of childhood, like rebellion, anger, mischievousness, and annoyance. The songs by Carole King in four of the shorts are catchy without being annoying, and they're a fun way to get kids learning letters and counting, and thinking about the calendar.

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