All Reviews

age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
age 5+
LEARNING
History, science in kid-friendly stories; spotty production.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
age 5+
Inspirational animated tale of famous black ballerina soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 5+
Fun remake of '80s classic has multigenerational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 5+
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
 
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_tv
age 5+
'80s cartoon revival has excellent messages and role model.
Network: Online
(2015)
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 5+
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_book
age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
age 5+
School-age TV icon explores community service, friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Delightful app features positive story, addictive games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
age 5+
Aspiring engineer learns to keep on trying in upbeat tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2013)

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