Parents' Guide to

Jane and the Dragon

By Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Medieval adventure is a soaring delight.

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age 4+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 5+

SUPER show w/ a female lead that appeals to boys and girls.

A rare case where the TV show is better than the book. The books are very bathroom humor-ish, and okay, but the show is phenomenal - great messages, super characters, and funny. For girls, Jane is an extraordinary role model and a breath of fresh air compared to most female characters in TV and film. Even better, this is a show that is great for boys and girls (my son loves it too) -- most shows with female leads seem written only for girls. This is written for everyone MORE LIKE JANE!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 6+

Jane - A wonderful heroine for children 2-92!

Jane and the Dragon is one of my favourite childrens series. I have all the DVD's. Jane is an inspiring role model for my two girls 8 & 10. She is funny, strong, kind, thoughtful and fair. The storyline is interesting and provides just the right mix of excitement and a little moralising. Well done Weta Workshop and Nelvana. At last a story that doesn't scream at you with banal, smart semi adult remarks that put people down. This is a sensitive, subtle story that appeals to all ages. The music is great. Jane is a heroine to be reckoned with!!! Big fan!!!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11):
Kids say (8):

Full of humor and excellent messages, this series offers girls a fantastic role model who's smart, confident, and has big dreams -- and the determination to chase after them. With its lovable characters, engaging story lines, and wit reminiscent of the Shrek series, Jane and the Dragon may capture the attention of the entire family.

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