My 6 year old is very tall for her age. Her legs are like a giraffe! She grew out of her 16" bike & needed something bigger. I fell in love with this particular one because it has an old fashioned retro design to it. They recommend it for 8 years old and up, but my daughter had no trouble riding it. It is light blue with white graphics on it. It has a zipper pouch on the front to hold her things that she picks up along the way, and 1 brake on the sidebar. The seat is adjustable and comfortable. It seems a little larger than normal, maybe because of the retro design. She gets alot of compliments from the other kids because it ihas a different look. Even the adults seem to notice her on it and compliment her.