Yellow Submarine (1968)


Rated: G
Length:  90 min.
Age: 5 and up.                Commonsense Media sez: 7 +

Scary Factor: Blue Meanies and Ruler are threatening and freaky; machine guns carried by the baddies, but no one is shot; flying Glove is scary (mostly the sound of its laugh); one brief moment with Frankenstein monster is a little scary but he soon transforms into John

Also: general freakiness of visuals!

Bad Behavior: one exploding cigar smoked by an undersea monster; no booze, no drugs

Interests: rock music, the Beatles, psychedelia, art, fantasy

Next: Beatles music, movies: A Hard Day’s Night, Help!

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The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon


GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 2007

Mini Grey

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006

30 pp

Ages:5 +

Interests: nursery rhymes updated, crime and punishment, love stories

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Gorilla

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1983

Anthony Browne

London: Julia MacRae, 1983

29 pp

Age: 4 +

Interests: gorillas, single parent families

Also by this author: Zoo

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Pumpkin Soup

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1998

Helen Cooper

New York: Doubleday, 1998

29 pp

Age: 3 +

Interests: animals, cooking

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Wolves

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 2005

Emily Gravett

London: MacMillan, 2005

32 pp

Ages: 5 +

Interests: animals, rabbits, wolves

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