Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: The Best Toys, Books, Videos, Music & Software for Kids

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Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Aug 1, 2002 - Reference - 312 pages
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As featured on the TODAY SHOW! Parents turn to the experts at the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, the nationally recognized independent consumer organization, for reviews of the best (and worse) products in children's media. The Oppenheims help guide parents to find the best designed and most educational toys, books, recordings, videos and software for kids from infancy to age 10. More than 1,000 products reviewed as well as chapter for kids with special needs. Oppenheims are contributors to NBC's TODAY Show.

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Good reference for those serious about toys

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I was always looking for help when buying toys for my daughter and this is perfect. I bought this and previous years because a lot of the toys are not carried over from year to year. I am glad to have this on my shelf. It will also help with toys for other children. Read full review

Contents

Birth to One Year
1
One to Two Years
31
Three to Four Years
67
Five to Ten Years
109
Books
147
Books for Threes and Fours Early SchoolAge Children
185
III Videos
197
Great Music Stories
219
Computer SoftwareCDROM
231
Using Ordinary Toys
253
TopRated MailOrder CatalogsOnLine Sites
287
Index
294
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About the author (2002)

Joanne F. Oppenheim is an education and child development expert. She is the author of more than 50 books for and about children including The Christmas Witch; Kids and Play; Buy Me, Buy Me; and Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference. She won the National Picture Book of the Year award in Canada for Have You Seen Birds?. With other members of her family, she co-founded Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Inc. that publishes books on the most successful toys for children, called the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio.

Oppenheim is a former corporate attorney and is the publisher and cofounder of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio. She is a leading consumer authority on children's media and the mother of two.

Oppenheim is an attorney and computer consultant. He is the technology editor of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, a leading expert in children's multi-media and the father of two.

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