Monday, 25 June 2012

Paul Lamond Games celebrates 30 years of 'Dear Zoo' with new puzzles and games

Dear Zoo is 30 years old! Astonishing isn't it, and to celebrate the 30th Anniversary - and of course the book's timeless appeal, a collection of new activities, games and puzzles have been created by Paul Lamond Games, based on Rod Campbell's original book and illustrations.

'Dear Zoo' was a massive favourite of Charlotte's when she was still at the book chewing stage - enjoying the 'surprise' behind every lift the flap page.

Though she's a little old for the puzzle, it's perfect for toddlers who are just beginning to find their way with shapes and jigsaws, comprising two jigsaw puzzles (a four piece puzzle featuring that naughty monkey and an 8 piece puzzle featuring that rather large elephant from the Dear Zoo book).

We buy quite a lot of puzzles for Charlotte and are often disappointed by the quality of puzzles meant for younger children. They're often very frustrating to put together (too flimsy, and often don't sit flat or stay flat even on a very flat surface) so it was nice to note that the Paul Lamond puzzle was of the highest quality, with good sized chunky pieces that stay put.

The box (decorated like the crate in the Dear Zoo story, neat!) is attractive and screams of a quality product.

Check out the rest of the Dear Zoo anniversary range on the Paul Lamond Games website.

Charlotte's best bit - Nice chunky pieces, easy to place and handle

Daddy's favourite bit - Very high quality product, nicely packaged and boxed. Perfect for toddlers.

Rating - 4 out of 5 stars

(This item was generously supplied to us for review through Highlight PR)