All Reviews

csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Silly camp comedy spin-off will delight Jessie fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
age 6+
 
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
age 6+
 
Likable female role model outshines soap opera-style series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 6+
 
Siblings' wacky adventures yield feel-good family messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 5+
 
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Themed story creator fun for fans but shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
 
Original, funny adventure has mild danger, comic pratfalls.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 6+
 
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 5+
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Book character's bad behavior dominates cartoon series.
Network: Hulu, Netflix
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
So-so movie has action, crudity, and minimal holiday spirit.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
age 6+
 
Funny, relatable tale of 6-year-old with wild imagination.
By Abby Hanlon
(2014)
age 5+
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Entertaining, family-friendly story with standout messages.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Fun, engaging holiday film with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 6+
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
age 6+
 
Sibling rivalry overshadows family comedy's better traits.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
age 6+
 
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)

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