All Reviews

The Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem Book Poster Image
age 5+
Teamwork rules in snowy adventure with new heroes.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Swan Princess: A Royal Wedding Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Chinese-inspired tale has positive messages, mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Bayala: A Magical Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Elves overcome prejudice to work together in animated tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Zenimation TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney film clips pair with nature sounds for calming watch.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Shuri: A Black Panther Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bold princess shines in African superhero adventure.
By Nic Stone
(2020)
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The Chaos Curse: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Chaotic tale with solid message that diverse stories matter.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2020)
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Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes: Pandava, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Aru learns about absent father in exciting installment.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Adventure quest fun despite cartoon violence, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live TV Poster Image
age 5+
Cheesy, watered down performance of popular animated film.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet fairy tale romance, positive messages, mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death: Pandava, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky main characters pep up this Indian myth quest tale.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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PuppetMaster App Poster Image
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age 5+
Create puppets, craft stories, co-play with cool tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princesses learn to be heroes in fun science fair romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2018)
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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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