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Score: 9.4/10  [2 reviews]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 8821 - Ellie Copter
Written by Deano Yipadee and Paul Beavis

Ellie Copter
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April 2021

Ellie Copter product reviews

Proud to promote NZ productsFrom the creators of the hilarious Nee Naw and Stink-o-saurus books comes a new spin-off character kids will love!

There's a fire in a field where two goats, Plinky and Plonky, are trapped. Nee Naw is on the way, but when a bridge collapses and Nee Naw can't drive any further, Ellie Copter whirrs into action and saves the day.

With an easy-to-sing melody and a catchy refrain, this book is brilliantly illustrated with the quirky art of Paul Beavis. The accompanying song can be downloaded or streamed so that children can join in the fun.

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Review by: kiwigirl04 (Sharlene)
Dated: 8th of June, 2021

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This Review: 9.5/10
Age Appropriate:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 8 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

When I saw this book I knew we had to have it to review. My 4 yr old loves emergency vehicles and helicopters, when this book was pulled out of the parcel it disappeared and I have only just found it. My 4 yr old loves it and we finally got to read it he knew the nee naw bits already he said daycare has one too.

Such lovely book you can't help but kinda read sing it, the rhymes are really good and there is only one page that didn't rhyme kids day threw me but was fun anyway. I love that even though it's a fun book and a good read its educational aswell, without children knowing its teaching them what to do and what can happen when a fire erupts. The pictures are really well done and really easy to talk about with the kids o what us happening, my 3 and 4 yr old loved pointing out the bits in the picture as I was reading. I love that you can download the song to go with it. Two for one, what a great little treat.

Only $20 for this book I would be happy to buy for someone's birthday or Christmas gift.

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Review by: savta (Jo)
Dated: 11th of April, 2021

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This Review: 9.3/10
Age Appropriate:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 8 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

As soon as my friend learned that her two pre-schoolers were going to help me review the latest Nee Naw book, she became even more excited than the children. They all love Nee Naw, not only because he is cute and colourful, but also because each of his stories is accompanied by a song that they can sing and dance to. Miss Four was quickly dancing along to the You Tube version of the song; it included graphics from the book, and she and her little brother, Mr Two, were able to copy the moves with great enthusiasm.

Watching the children so taken by a story is rewarding for their parents. The little ones are acquiring new skills without realising it; they can learn to recognise the shapes of some of the printed words as they listen to the lyrics and sing along, and they are also building their musical abilities - small children have no hangups about belting out a tune, whether or not they are in tune, and it is good for them on so many levels. They join in with the actions and there is great excitement! And younger children learn to respect their books. Mr Two already knows that you don't throw books around - and you don't scribble all over them. This is a skill they will need once they start school, and having their own books from a very young age helps them to learn it.

The book is wonderful even without the added music, with its bright, fun illustrations that offer plenty for the children to look at. They loved the picture of the goats with their beards on fire; this caused plenty of giggles as they realised how silly they looked. However, there was also the all-important message about fire safety and what would happen in real life in a disaster of this nature. Added to this is the emphasis on the need to ask for help if you are facing a situation that you cannot solve unaided.

The rhymed structure of the story made it easy for the children to remember, and often anticipate, the ends of sentences. Having a musical version as well as a printed copy meant it was even more straightforward; it was not long before both children could recite almost the whole story word for word. Miss Four was also able to analyse the way that Nee Naw and Ellie Copter banded together to save the day, working to their own strengths, and recognising their limitations. This is such an important message to children who are still learning to build on their own skills while seeking help when necessary.

I know two children who will be spending a lot of time over the next weeks re-reading the book and watching the musical version on YouTube. What a great way to amuse themselves!

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