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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Ferne and Rory’s Vet Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Upbeat series teaches kids responsible pet ownership.
Network: Xfinity
(2018)
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Lambslide Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Girl teaches animals to vote in cute farm story.
By Ann Patchett
(2019)
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Issa's Edible Adventures App Poster Image
age 5+
Real recipes are highlights in this imaginary adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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StoryTime: Billy Goats Gruff App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic fairy tale with kid-friendly prompts, creepy troll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Arlo the Burping Pig Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Predictable story about a girl and the piglet she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, charming look at civil rights leader's childhood.
By Jabari Asim
(2016)
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The Complete Fairytale Play Theater App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative open-ended storytelling, but some drawbacks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Juana la Iguana en la Granja, Aprende en Español / Spanish App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute iguana guides kids through games entirely in Spanish.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Pup 2 No Good Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated sequel a bit better than original; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde Book Poster Image
age 5+
Kids will devour fun tale of monstrously hungry rabbits.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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Shaun the Sheep Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Tons of barn-animal fun in sweet stop-motion adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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Dear Mr. Washington Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
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My Little Pony: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Re-release of '80s musical film may scare very young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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My Little Pony Party of One App Poster Image
age 5+
Friendship-themed storybook "reads" like a TV show.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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My Little Pony: Best Pet App Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet story puts a pony twist on tortoise-and-hare tale.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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My Little Pony: Fluttershy's Famous Stare App Poster Image
age 5+
Slightly scary tale glorifies intimidating stare.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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