All Reviews

When Mischief Came to Town Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
The Sleeper and the Spindle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
Anna's Quest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Point-&-click tale has deep story, some frustrating puzzles.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
The Return: Disney Lands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
After the Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cinderella offshoot has dull characters, predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Get Santa Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
British Christmas comedy has rude humor, some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
West of the Moon Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Enslaved girl escapes master in riveting historical tale.
By Margi Preus
(2014)
The Bravest Princess: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
The Hunters Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Family adventure has positive messages but muddled story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Grimm Conclusion Book Poster Image
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
Unlocking the Spell: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
The Wide-Awake Princess, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
In a Glass Grimmly Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Unfinished Swan Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Book Poster Image
age 10+
September heads for underworld in stunning Fairyland sequel.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2012)

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