I received this book as a gift at the weekend and as a lover of HP I've been trying to save this small morsel. Needless to say I've only read one story each night and have done it in true 'bedtime story' mode - in my pj's with a cup of tea (I'm 33!)!
These stories are the wizarding version of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson, beautifully told, visual and, aside from the Hairy Heart story, suitable for all ages.
Dumbledore's ramblings on each story are there for those HP fans who still tear at the sound of his name - they are not everyones cup of tea and may not hold the interest of a young audience. That said - the stories can be enjoyed without these little tidbits.
Why no 5 star rating? Solely for the reason there just aren't enough stories - JKR... please, more wizarding fables!