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Rockets, Robots, Solar Systems and Space Toys

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Commemorating the Moon Landing Half Centenary 2019 is a big year for space fans as it's a whopping 50 years - FIFTY YEARS!! - since the Apollo 11 mission put a crew of astronauts on the Moon and Neil Armstrong uttered the immortal words of "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." and did you know that it's 60 years since the Soviets first landed a space probe on the surface of the moon whilst this year has seen interest in moon exploration increase again as a Chinese probe explore's the 'dark side' of the moon...

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Tonies - the perfect children's story speaker system

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Tonies - children's speaker system and story telling characters. Audio stories and songs - perfect for babies, toddlers and children of all ages. Safe and easy to use. Record your own stories, songs and messages on the Creative Tonies to create special memories and bonds between far flung family members.

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Elmer the Patchwork Elephant celebrates his 30th Birthday

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Elmer the Patchwork Elephant is turning 30 this year and he's as popular as ever with both children and parents for being fun and colourful and for his message that it's good to be different.  The original Elmer book is a best seller in our Manchester toy shop and we also have cuddly Elmer soft toys which are perfect for Elmer fans of all ages.

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Happy Birthday to the Very Hungry Caterpillar

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar celebrates it's 50th birthday in 2019.  Here at Giddy Goat Toys we have a gorgeous range of Very Hungry Caterpillar toys and gifts for babies to complement the classic children's book.

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A Day at the Fair

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This February we visited the Toy and Gift Spring Fair at Birmingham's NEC. It's one of the highlights of our year and it gives us chance to see lots of our current suppliers and check out their range of toys and games 'in the flesh' and to talk to sales staff about their products in details.  It's fantastic fun as you would expect in such a lively and colourful environment which is literally jam packed with toys to look at and play with. It also gives us an opportunity to check out potential new suppliers.  There are literally hundreds of exhibitors...

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