All Reviews

age 4+
Fun problem-solving romp for math-loving girl and her cat.
By Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
age 3+
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
age 8+
Wildlife adventure has some peril, sensual characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 4+
LEARNING
Hilarious and creative way for little ones to see emotions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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age 3+
Whimsical series about friendship caters to tots' curiosity.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 6+
Ponies turn into teens in cute but highly commercial 'toon.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
Pony adventure is more so-so than magical.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
age 3+
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
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age 3+
Simple animal tale of bullying, empathy, and forgiveness.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2013)
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
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age 4+
Zany mouse inventor tale spiced with Spanish.
By J.R. Krause, Maria Chua
(2013)
age 4+
LEARNING
Wealth of pet-themed activities keep preschoolers engaged.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Disappointing collection of solo and multiplayer games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)

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