Lucy Giffen

Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (38 of 52)
Location: South Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 322,438 - Total Helpful Votes: 38 of 52
Spelling Hero Game by TapToLearn
Spelling Hero Game by TapToLearn
1.0 out of 5 stars Confusing age target, 2 Feb 2014
I thought a superhero spelling game would be good for my 6 year old but it's too hard. It says it's for all ages which means level 1 has simple words like bell but also the word liable. How many little kids could understand the description let alone work out how to spell it from all the letters available in the time limit? I struggled to work out that the hint "multitude" meant school. Personally I think a superhero theme interests younger children but many of the words are suitable for teenagers (liable and civics for example). I shall be deleting this and pretend it never existed!
BIC For Her Medium Ballpoint Pen (Box of 12) - Bla&hellip by Bic
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Resolved office conflict, 28 April 2013
As the go to girl in the office for stationery requirements I was so pleased I found these. The senior directors in our office were getting very fed up with female staff members cutting up their Financial Times because of the pretty pink paper and covering the walls with pink post it notes. And the amount of magenta cartridges we used to go through as the female staff continually printed all their documents in pink ink... I can tell you I was starting to fear for my secretarial job as I just wasn't managing the stationery budget effectively. Luckily I bought a couple of boxes of these for our stationery cupboard and when the women in the office found them they were overjoyed. Now they can… Read more
A Bit Lost by Chris Haughton
A Bit Lost by Chris Haughton
5.0 out of 5 stars A bit good, 1 April 2012
I bought this book for my three year old last summer as a distraction gift to read on our long journey to our holiday. He liked it straight away as the illustrations are really expressive and simple and he related to the idea of losing his mum and trying to find her again.My youngest showed no interest in it until just after his first birthday. He requests it over and over again now because he understands the "uh oh" concept as the baby owl falls out the tree. The language is simple, repetitive and perfect for children learning the simple rhythms of language. Comparing it to Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson is a bit misleading. Monkey Puzzle is great for helping children understand that… Read more

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