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Return to Augie Hobble Book Poster Image
age 9+
Strange, sad, and surprisingly sweet story of friendship.
By Lane Smith
(2015)
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The Tortoise and the Hare | Arloon kids App Poster Image
age 5+
Cool use of tech lets coloring come to life; botched moral.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Muppet Moments TV Poster Image
age 3+
Funny, heartwarming conversations between Muppets and kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
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HooplaKidz Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Parental guidance best solution for kid-focused video site.
URL: http://www.hooplakidz.com
(2015)
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A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
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Princess in Disguise: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fewer thrills, more relationship focus in this installment.
By E.D. Baker
(2015)
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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)
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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)
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Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Well-made sliding puzzle stuck with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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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)
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Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
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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)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries Game Poster Image
age 13+
Stylish action marred by odd controls, design choices.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Disney Creativity Studio 2 App Poster Image
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age 3+
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Show Your Disney Side App Poster Image
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age 5+
Take a selfie to transform into a Disney character.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2015)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Sin Eater's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
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A Good Snowman Is Hard to Build Game Poster Image
age 5+
Challenging, fun puzzler also becomes repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Book Poster Image
age 9+
Charming early stories from master of fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
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