Parents' Guide to

Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest

By David Eardley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Modern take on Grimm fairy tales with some scares, peril.

Podcast Storytelling Pinna Average run time: 20 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+

Engaging, funny, weird and a little creepy - the whole family enjoys listening

Our 9 year old and 5 year old both love these. They can be a little spooky (so not for kids who scare easily) and definitely weird. But also funny and engaging. We all love them and get excited when a new story is released. The interactions between the storyteller and the kids listening is a great element.
age 8+

Engaging stories and storytelling with kids in the mix

Adam Gidwitz' storytelling is fantastic and the interaction with the kids is hilarious and thought-provoking at times. I like that he empowers the kids to take control of their own comfort levels with scary stories. This is one of my kid's absolute favorite podcasts.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The enduring appeal of fairy tales is evident in this storytelling podcast. The candy-coated Disney version of fairy tales is traded for a darker, more absurd approach in Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest that will likely make kids feel like they've been invited to something a bit more grown-up. Many moments in the stories are laugh-out-loud funny, with ridiculous and unexpected situations arising out of nowhere. Violence and sudden deaths are treated matter-of-factly, which will likely have many families making decisions together about what their own boundary is. While entertaining, other fairy tale and folklore podcasts may better represent the diversity of our world and cultures. Nevertheless, adults and kids alike are likely to be drawn in by the creative storytelling and commentary.

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