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Character options,Mystery Solving Crew Gift Set,1877
Character options,Mystery Solving Crew Gift Set,1877
Offered by Millsons Toys
Price: £14.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Well made, 29 Mar 2014
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These are perfect to go with the Mystery Machine. The mystery is why they don't come with the van in the first place


Scooby Doo Ghostbusters Mystery Machine (Figures Not Included)
Scooby Doo Ghostbusters Mystery Machine (Figures Not Included)
Offered by Mytoyfactory
Price: £20.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great toy, impossible packaging, 29 Mar 2014
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This toy seems really well made and my son is delighted. However if I'd known it would take 20 minutes to get into it I'd have taken it out of the box before I wrapped it. You need a long, slim cross-head screw-driver to remove the van from the box.


The Silence Seeker
The Silence Seeker
by Ben Morley
Edition: Paperback

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Lovely looking book but confusing story, 16 April 2013
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This review is from: The Silence Seeker (Paperback)
This book is recommended by UNHCR as a book for helping children understand asylum/refugee issues. The 11 year olds I was working with were all really keen to read this, probably because of the manga style illustrations. However I felt the story raised lots of unanswerable questions which might help children to think a bit but needs a lot of background work to help them understand the context. It works fine as a story about making friends with someone who doesn't speak your language but i'm not sure it's helpful beyond that.


The Colour of Home
The Colour of Home
by Mary Hoffman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars a very clear description of a refugee child's experiences of loss and building a new life with beautiful illustrations, 16 April 2013
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This review is from: The Colour of Home (Paperback)
I bought this for a group of 11 year old children with communication difficulties to help them understand a programme I was running in their class about asylum seekers and refugees. I was slightly worried that the illustrations looked like the child was in an infant class although he appeared to be older but the children didn't notice. The story raised lots of questions from all the children and hopefully as a community which hosts newly arrived refugee children helped them understand a bit more about their class mates. Highly recommended.


Four Feet, Two Sandals
Four Feet, Two Sandals
by Karen Lynn Williams
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £10.81

5.0 out of 5 stars a beautifully written and illustrated book, 16 April 2013
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This review is from: Four Feet, Two Sandals (Hardcover)
I bought this to use with some 11 year old children with additional support needs to help them understand a programme I was running about asylum seekers with their whole class. All the children loved this book. The book describes a friendship developed in a refugee camp in Pakistan and the hopes of the residents for the future.


Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration: A Handbook for Those who Support People with Severe Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration: A Handbook for Those who Support People with Severe Autistic Spectrum Disorder
by Phoebe Caldwell
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really clear explanation of sensory difficulties and possible strategies, 15 Jan 2013
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I bought this on recommendation from my son's school. It has really helped me understand how my son might experience his sensory confusion and some ideas of how to help him. The chapters are short and clear but not patronising (ideal for exhausted parents with only 10 minutes at bedtime for reading). I highly recommend it to anyone affected by these issues.


Kubik Edge II 4GB Touchscreen MP3 and Video Player
Kubik Edge II 4GB Touchscreen MP3 and Video Player
Offered by ARC UK
Price: £49.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Kubik Edge II been returned, 15 Jan 2013
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This ought to have been the perfect MP3 for my ten year- old son as he can listen to music and watch watch videos. The videos have to be downloaded via a PC which means I can have some oversight over what he sees. However it lasted 10 days before the screen froze and couldn't be unfrozen until the battery hd run out of charge and we could restart it again. It's a real shame as he lived it. Am swapping it for a Sanyo Fuze and hoping it lasts longer.


White iPod Mains Charger for NEW iPod Nano 6th Generation 8GB 16GB and NEW iPod Touch 4th Generation 8GB 32GB 64GB. Also for iPhone 4G, 3GS & 3G, iPod nano 4th, 5th Generations & iPod Classic
White iPod Mains Charger for NEW iPod Nano 6th Generation 8GB 16GB and NEW iPod Touch 4th Generation 8GB 32GB 64GB. Also for iPhone 4G, 3GS & 3G, iPod nano 4th, 5th Generations & iPod Classic
Offered by POWERPLUS
Price: £2.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Broken after 3 weeks, 22 July 2011
Thought a generic charger would be fine for my new iPod Touch. Took it on holiday where it broke and I had to buy a new one. Having read other reviews of generic chargers I've decided to get a geuine Apple one this time. Delivery by company etc was very satifactory.


Panasonic SD-256WXC Automatic Breadmaker with gluten free program
Panasonic SD-256WXC Automatic Breadmaker with gluten free program

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great breadmaker better than the morphy richards rapid bake, 27 Nov 2010
This is my second breadmaker. My Morphy Richards gave up after 3.5 years hard labour. While I was very happy with the Morphy Richards the Panasonic makes far superior bread. It takes much longer so you need to plan ahead but because it warms the ingredients first the loaves are far lighter while its quick programmes produce the kind of loaves which the ordinary programme on the Morphy Richards did. The bread pan and blade are heavier quality so should last longer than the M R one which I had to replace every 6 months until the last one which was still going after a year. If you're sure you're going to make bread regularly then it's definitely worth the extra expense to get this model as long as you know you can get into the habit of planning your bread making. If you're just starting out and not sure the Morphy Richards will be fine.


World Playground
World Playground
Price: £16.50

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great music for all the family, 16 Aug 2009
This review is from: World Playground (Audio CD)
Another Putamayo hit. High quality original music that shows you don't need a sickly sweet voice to perform appealing music for kids. Good mixture of instrumental and vocal music in a mix of styles. Very catchy. Highly recommended. Something the whole family can enjoy.


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