All Reviews

csm_movie
age 6+
 
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 5+
 
Songs tell the story on Oscar-winning Disney soundtrack.
By Various Artists
(2001)
age 4+
 
Sweet sequel has plenty of laughs for kids and parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 6+
 
Disney remake with classic characters has stronger heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Barbie-themed fairy tale a bit passive but arts-focused.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 8+
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
age 8+
 
So-so adaptation has some scary moments for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 8+
 
Dreadful animated folk tale has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
csm_movie
age 7+
 
Red Riding Hood redo; bland with a bit of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
age 6+
 
Silly live-action twist on classic fairy tale is goofy fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Good edutainment for preschool fans of the show.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
csm_book
age 11+
 
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
age 8+
 
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Girl tangles with magical objects in suspenseful fantasy.
By Polly Shulman
(2010)
age 7+
 
Fairy tale sequel has tired jokes, tedious references.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Halloween "scary tale" is a real treat for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 5+
 
The ultimate makeover story has strong, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_tv
age 13+
 
Fairy tale-inspired show has more blood than happy endings.
Network: NBC
(2011)

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