All Reviews

Mighty Express TV Poster Image
age 3+
Kids and trains save the day in fun preschool series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Intriguing but uneven game about telling stories and lies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Dr. Panda Train App Poster Image
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age 3+
All aboard for silly but somewhat slow travel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Dinosaur Train: What's at the Center of the Earth? Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Dino family's fun journey emphasizes curiosity, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Entertaining train tale with mild peril, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
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LeapFrog LeapTV: Letter Factory Adventures Game Poster Image
age 3+
Fun and active introduction to letters can be repetitive.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
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Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
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HooplaKidz Fun with ABC and 123 App Poster Image
age 3+
Basic preschool skills in simple, pricey package.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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Thomas and Friends: The Christmas Engines Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle winter train tales celebrate the holidays.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Last Passenger Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Taut train thriller's main issue is strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Highly marketed train characters make new friends.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sleuthing story has worthy messages for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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