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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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Toy Sale Spring 2019

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Every February we like to have a massive TOY SALE in our Manchester Toy Shop.  We do our stocktake on the last day of January and then the week after we head off to the Toy and Gift Fair at Birmingham NEC where we buy lots and lots of new stock.  And because we need to make room for all the new lines, we have a Sale to clear some space.   We offer 25% off on selected lines so it's a great way to grab a bargain or to stock up on party presents.  There's usually a couple of 'big' items in the...

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What kind of shopper are you?

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Whatever kind of shopping style you have - whether you're in a rush or like to take a long time making a decison and whether you need help or prefer to be left to mooch, we'll give you the time and help you want.

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