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Books to Buy (For Kids) – Miroslav Sasek … This is the World
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Posted in Shopping on 4 February 2016
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One of the greatest illustrators, not just for kids is Miroslav Sasek. He did a series of books – illustrated guides for kids to the great cities of the world – London, NY, SF, etc and those individual books have been collected together – slightly abridged. “This anthology includes excerpts from: This is New York, This […]

Mattel Disney Planes: Custom Chug
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Posted in Disney Planes on 4 February 2016
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“79Nitroade30” has made a fun Custom Chug Nice! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Nitroade Semi Cab Eric Roadales
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Posted in CARS World 2016, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 4 February 2016
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Thanks for the nice photos, “John H.” Nitroade Semi Cab Deluxe – aka: Eric Roadales – FIRST EVER RELEASE. Though we have a Nitroade Hauler (well, we did). and the cab portion. This is basically that one with a different expression. While he is diecast (the cab portion), John H. notes that he is lightweight […]

Books to Buy (For Kids) – How to Be a Math Genius
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Posted in Shopping on 3 February 2016
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Mostly for kids but still fun/useful when as an adult, how algebra works again. How to Be a Math Genius   Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS: Texas Tea is Now Tulsa Tea
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 3 February 2016
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I think this solves the riddle … (The glorious T5 Texas Teamobile). … Southbound and down and living on Tulsa Time. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Dinoco Showgirls #1 is Number One!
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Posted in CARS World 2016, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 3 February 2016
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The Dinoco Showgirl has returned as a single (previously only available in a 3-pack). Thanks for the great pics, “John H!” She looks the same – no variant from her last 3-pack release. Thanks for the great photos, “John H.” The entire flock. With giant Rotor Turboksy Available on Amazon (one per package). Original prototypes […]

If You Need Roads Where You’re Going … Inroad Toys Classic Black Road
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Posted in Shopping on 2 February 2016
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If you need some roads for your dioramas and displays. Also Curved Roads. Inroad Toys Classic Road Series 30’X2″ Black Road. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes: Re-Releases Scheduled for 2016
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Posted in Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Planes Diecast on 2 February 2016
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More PLANES are coming! New releases HERE and HERE. Here’s the list of re-releases. A few have been difficult to find in the US such as Koyla and Little King so it’s nice they are coming back.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Transforming Lightning McQueen
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Posted in CARS World 2016, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 2 February 2016
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Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” One of the more intriguing new releases is Transforming Lightning McQueen. This is his first EVER release. From the scene in CARS 1 when he transforms into Dinoco Lightning McQueen/Dinoco Lightning Storm to shoot down the giant spark plug monsters. Though the diecast has the screenshot transition backwards. […]

TakeFive Tabs Update
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Posted in Shopping on 1 February 2016
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If you haven’t noticed, we’ve added two new tabs to the front page: CARS WORLD 2016 SHOPPING Since CARS-PLANES are still hard to find at retail brick & mortar stores, we’ll preview them and list new arriving items with links to online availability – the posts will still show up in the regular posts but […]