Poingo Give Away

It’s amazing how far technology has come with children’s books. We had the opportunity to review Poingo, the latest in interactive books for children 3 – 7, and we were pleased with the results. This review was a great way to promote Giggles & Sugar Kisses goal to promote reading in 2009. Our starter package contained: two books, Nemo and The World Of Cars, and the Poingo stick. Poingo is the pointer used to make the story come alive on various pages in the books.

I put the book to test with my nieces ages 3 and 7. The set is very easy to use. Poingo has a switch that you can move to the on and off positions and was ready to use immediately. The children were able to figure out the positions easily and loved moving Poingo across the pages. The 3 year old choose Nemo, which left the 7 year old with The World of Cars. Both books were entertaining, but The World Of Cars seemed to be the favorite. They enjoyed playing the games found on various pages as well.

One of the things that I liked about the games is that it allowed the children an opportunity to try again if they missed an answer. There was a response to tell them if they were right or wrong. The questions asked were easy to difficult depending on where you placed Poingo on the page. I felt the questions challenging. There was lots of sounds while moving the Poingo around the pages too.

My 16 month old grandson wanted in on the action. He loved the noises while moving Poingo. I wouldn’t recommending a child his age playing with the books alone, the pages can be torn easily.

Overall, I give Poingo 3 snaps and a booty shake. It definitely goes into Grandma’s bag. It’s a great entertainment activity for the kids and it would make a great birthday gift. I will be purchasing Hanna Montana and Cinderella to round out the set for my nieces when they visit.

Did I mention that these books would be great while you’re traveling with your child or on visits to Grandma’s. In addition to Nemo and The World Of Cars, Cinderella, The Lion King, Pooh’s Wishful Thinking and Sleeping Beauty are available. High School Musical and Hanna Montana will be available shortly.

One of our readers will be the winner of a Poingo starter kit. That’s right, you could be the lucky winner. Here’s how: Visit My Poingo and check out their site. Let us know which books interest you. We will randomly select a winner from the posts. For extra entries:
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This give away is open to US and Canada residents 18+ only, and will end February 20, 2009 at mid-night. Posts with invalid email addresses will be disqualified. Winner will have 3 days to claim their prize. Good luck!



  1. My kids would love Finding Nemo & The Lion King.

  2. Cars, Nemo, Lion King and Pooh would be the books that I’d chose because 4 my grandsons:)

  3. Cars, Nemo, Lion King and Pooh would be the books that I’d chose because 4 my grandsons.

  4. Thanking you for posting such a wonderful review.  I love the Disney Princess Magic! very nic….Thank you once again. ~ Amy (amyinkamloops *AT* gmail.com)

  5. My daughter would love Sleeping Beauty.

  6. My girls would love “Sleeping Beauty”, but all of my kids would love the “Cars” book. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

  7. Follow on Twitter and I tweeted the giveaway: winrobg


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  10. Finding Nemo: Undersea Search


  11. My two sons would really be in to the Cars and Nemo books!  Thank you so much for the giveaway.


  12. My favorite books are Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.  I was glad to see the Disney Princess: Magical World will be coming out soon.  Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this giveaway!

  13. I also subscribed to your newsletter

  14. I am following you with my google reader

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  15. I like Disney Princess: Magical World

  16. I follow your blog.


  17. Cinderella & Pooh Bear would sure be favorites in our home!


  18. following your blog as klp1965@myfairpoint.net kathy pease

  19. i love the lion king that always makes me cry 🙁

  20. Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty would be great for my granddaughter. garrettsambo@aol.com

  21. The Cars and Winnie the Pooh books interest me the most.  Both have characters my kids love.

  22. my girls would flip for the high school musical and hannah montana books.ashlyn@chuparkoff.com

  23. I would love this for my 3 year old and she is obsessed with Nemo

  24. I follow

  25. My kids would like the Cinderella, Nemo, and Lion King books.

  26. I get teh newsletter!

  27. I follow your blog!

  28. My daughter would like Cinderella and Cars!!

  29. I’m an email subscriber as well!


  30. I’m also a subscriber!


  31. I’m a follower!


  32. The Cars would be the favorite here–hands down!  The princess books would be perfect for my granddaughter as well.  Thank you for the contest!


  33. Tristan’s favorites would be Cars and Lion King. Liz’s favorite would be Finding Nemo.

  34. I would love to win the Disney Princess.


  35. The Lion King and Winnie the Pooh!


  36. following you on Twitter and tweeted the giveaway


  37. I am a newsletter subscriber too!  thanks, justicecw@hotmail.com

  38. I am a follower.  thanks, justicecw@hotmail.com

  39. In order my grandson would like CARS then NEMO then LION KING.  He’d be in heaven!

  40. I am a Google reader subscriber to your blog!  justicecw@hotmail.com

  41. My son loves books so he would love all of them but since he is into Cars right now I think that would be his favorite.  Thanks for the chance!  justicecw@hotmail.com

  42. I subscribed via email.

  43. I subscribed via reader.

  44. I followed you on blogger.

  45. The Pooh and Lion King books interests me.  Thanks for the giveaway!

  46. I tweeted your giveaway! (My username is @ThriftyJinxy)

  47. I’m following you in Blogger!

  48. The Nemo looks great.

  49. It’s all about ‘Cars’ at our house.

  50. I blogged about you here.

  51. We are a Disney Princess house.

  52. I am a follower!


  53. I am a subscriber to the newsletter!


  54. I am a subscriber!


  55. We like Cinderella and Nemo!


  56. Cars, Lion King and Finding Nemo would make happy campers here.

  57. I think my son would love Lion King or Pooh as well.

  58. i follow this blog!


  59. Nemo and Lion King would both rock for my son!


  60. My son would love The Lion KIng book and this system.  Thanks.

  61. My cousin would probably like Pooh and Cars the best!


  62. My girl would love the Pooh book!  Thanks!

    babychooch (at) gmail {dot} com

  63. My kids would love this and they’d also love Pooh.

  64. My littleone would LOVE this! Pooh and Lion King would be awesome!

  65. My daughter loves Cinderella and I think she’d also enjoy Pooh’s Wishful Thinking.

  66. And I am proudly displaying your button on my sidebar!!!


    – Sherri from SAHM× ²

  67. I follow your blog…

  68. I really like the Cinderella book, Cars & Lion King!

    This give-a-way is soo awesome, I love it!

  69. The Sleeping Beauty one looks like a lot of fun!

    ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

  70. I subscribed via e-mail.


  71. I would love to win this for my kids, especially my three year old son. He loves the movie Cars so I would pick that book for him. Thanks for the chance to win this.


  72. I am a subscriber

  73. The cars or the winnie the pooh would be neat. Thank you for the giveaway

  74. we’d love the nemo book

  75. We’d love the lion King book
    Thanks for the entry
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  76. Newsletter subscriber.

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  77. Subscribed to blog.

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  78. I follow this blog.

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  79. I like the Cars book.

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  80. I follow you on Twitter and tweeted about the giveaway. babydove


  81. I signed up for the Giggles & Sugar Kisses newsletter.


  82. I subscribed to your feed.


  83. I started following your blog.


  84. I have a little cousin in kindergarten who loves all of the Disney princesses and the Lion King and Nemo and she might even let her little brother borrow it for Cars. (If I win of course)

    Thank you,

  85. I subscribe to your blog by email.

  86. I am a blogger follower.

  87. I’d love to read Finding Nemo: Undersea Search.

  88. I subscribed to your newsletter.

  89. I am a follower.

  90. The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella books would be just perfect for my grandaughter.

  91. cdrury@gmail.com

  92. cdrury@gmail.com
    would so love to win this for my grnad child

  93. Subscribed to your blog by adding it to my Google Reader.

    Thank you,

  94. subscriber

  95. i’m interested in finding nemo: underground search

  96. I follow you on Twitter and Tweeted this giveaway. ReinyDey is my Twitter user name.

    Thank you,


  97. Subscribed to Giggles & Sugar Kisses newsletter.


  98. I follow your blog.


  99. My niece and nephew, who I would love to win this for, love all things Disney. Their favorites are the Lion King and Finding Nemo.

    Thanks for such a great giveaway.

  100. Love Nemo and this looks like something we could do together.

  101. I have 7 grand-children aged 7 years and younger.  Any one of them would love to receive these books.  Thanks for the contest.

  102. Tammy Marshall says:

    My daughter would really enjoy the Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella books.  Can’t wait for the Princesses book to come out too.


  103. My kids love the Lion King and would love the book:)

    colesammom at gmail dot com

  104. And I’ve twittered: coriwestphal


  105. And I’m subscribed via email.

  106. I’m subscribed via google.

  107. I am a follower.

  108. I have a boy and a girl so I’d probably go with Nemo.  Thanks!

  109. Anonymous says:

    Finding Nemo

    adrnlize at aol dot com

  110. I am a subscriber.

  111. follow you on twitter as mommyjen99

  112. I am a follower

  113. I am a subscriber

  114. Finding Nemo is a family favorite.

  115. My grandson also is a Cars fanatic and he would go crazy for this!

  116. My son would LOVE this 🙂

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

  117. Sleeping Beauty

  118. Janice Golden says:

    My 4yr old is a CARS fanatic put me in please

  119. I subscribe to the Giggles and Sugar Kisses newsletter

  120. I’m a subscriber

  121. I follow your blog

  122. I like the finding Nemo book at Poingo

  123. I like Finding Nemo and The Lion King.

  124. Anonymous says:

    I’m an e-mail subscriber.
    -Terra H.

  125. Anonymous says:

    My son would most like Cars and Finding Nemo.  Thanks.
    -Terra H.

  126. The Lion King is a huge favorite at our house. Thank you

  127. Newsletter subscriber

  128. The Lion King

  129. today i’d choose the nemo book for my grandson

  130. I would love this for my 4 year old grandson

  131. This would be an absolutely incredible gift for my neice! She has a delayed speech something or another… well, this would really help her sound out the words, plus it looks like so much fun! I’d have to go with the pooh book!

  132. I would love this product. My daughter would love Hanna Montana and my son would like Winnie the Pooh.

  133. my daughter loves the Disney Princesses

  134. subscriber

  135. follower

  136. My daughter would love the Sleeping Beauty book!

  137. My daughter loves Nemo, Mickey Mouse and the Cinderella books. THank you!

  138. My 2 older daughters would luv the Disney Princess Books, and my youngest, she would luv the Lion King book!

    Thanks 🙂

  139. Follower.

  140. Pooh and Lion King would be my picks.

  141. Great giveaay, my kids would love Nemo.


  142. What a great giveaway!!
    My daughter and son would love the Nemo book!!

  143. tweeted

  144. subscribed to Giggles and Sugar kisses newsletter

  145. I’m a follower

  146. I’m subscribed to the feed

  147. Nemo and Lion King would be my picks. Thanks!

  148. This is such a neat idea! I love innovative products. I’m super interested in Finding Nemo and Lion King. We love those movies in my household!

  149. I subscribe.

  150. I signed up for the newsletter.

  151. I follow on Google Reader.

  152. We’d love the Nemo book!

  153. My daughter is in love with Cars!

    Thanks for the contest!


  154. I am a subscriber to your site!
    Many thanks…..Cindi

  155. Cars and Finding Nemo would be the ones my nephew would really enjoy!
    They have to travel here from another state about 3-4 times a year, sometimes more. Great for his car trip! Please enter me in your delightful drawing. Many thanks, Cindi

  156. I follow you on Twitter and have twittered: http://twitter.com/coriwestphal/status/1132469167

  157. I’m also an email subscriber.

  158. I follow via google reader.

  159. I am a blogger follower.

  160. I have a boy and a girl so I like unisex books like Nemo or Lion King.  They’d both love one of these!

  161. I follow you!

    kayceewilliams at gmail dot com

  162. I would love to win the Pooh book. My lil has so many Pooh things!

    kayceewilliams at gmail dot com

  163. I twittered about the giveaway name is shopannies


  164. signed up for the newsletter


  165. I would love to win this for my granddaughter. When her mother was a little girl she loved to listen to books read to her . She had a mother goose reader and would sit there very still while she listened to books read to her. This would be great and I would select the cinderella book because this little special girl is my little princess.


  166. I follow your blog


  167. my son would enjoy the pooh book and the nemo book a lot.


  168. I think I like the Lion King books the best.  Although my youngest absolutely loves Nemo and Cars.  He’s a junkie!
    Thanks for the contest.

  169. i’m subscribed to you newsletter.

  170. avery , our soon to be, 3 yr old would love sleeping beauty. i have to agree.
    what a great learning device.

  171. Follow you on Twitter and tweeted

  172. I follow your blog.

  173. I subscribe through Google reader.

  174. Cinderella would be loved at our house. Thank you so much!

  175. You can’t go wrong with The Lion King! We would definitely want that one. Thanks for the opportunity!

    lil_wifey21 at yahoo dot com

  176. I subscribed via email

  177. This would be perfect for my daughter’s upcoming birthday.  She loves princesses, so the Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella books would be perfect.  Thanks for the great giveaway!

  178. email subscriber

  179. blog follower

  180. we would like the lion king book

  181. My greatgrandson Alex is a Cars fanatic while greatgranddaughter Jaclyn loves Nemo.

  182. follower!

  183. subscriber!

  184. we would love the lion king!

  185. Anonymous says:

    my grandson would love this

  186. I am now following your blog!

  187. Cinderella and Sleeping beauty would be my little Granddaughter’s favorites!
    smchester at gmail dot com

  188. I am a blog subscriber

  189. I am a follower

  190. We would love any of the books!  My daughter would love Sleeping Beauty and my son woul love Nemo

  191. My daughter would love the princess books.
    hematopoiesis at hotmail dot com

  192. Subscribed by email. TY

  193. I would like to win this for my 3 year old daughter. She loves Winnie the Pooh and the Princesses. Thanks.

  194. I subscribed to the newsletter too

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  195. I’m a subscriber

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  196. It’d be the Cinderella book for my daughter, as she loves her the most among Disney’s princesses.

    juan_hurrican (at) yahoo (dot) com

  197. I am a subscriber

  198. Myfave books are Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and HS Musical Yearbook

  199. My son would love the Cars book

  200. Finding Nemo would definitely be the favorite among my great grandkids! Awesome giveaway!

  201. pooh and lion king and the kiddos would love

  202. I follow.  cdziuba@aol.com

  203. I subscribe.  cdziuba@aol.com

  204. I really love Nemo, so does our little one.  cdziuba@aol.com

  205. I am following blog!

  206. Probably would be the Cars book, or the Finding Nemo, we like both of those stories at our house!

  207. I follow
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  208. I think both my kids and I would like the Lion King Book it’s one of our favorite movies.
    Thanks for the entry
    tonyamcrain [at] aol [dot] com

  209. Follower!
    elissa at huebert dot org

  210. My son loves Nemo!  Thanks for the great giveaway!
    elissa at huebert dot org

  211. My kids would enjoy this. I like the Cars, Cinderella and Lion King books.

  212. Tweeted, tweety24… I was looking for your twitter link and I didn’t see it.

  213. I subscribe.

  214. I follow.

  215. I love Sleeping Beauty.

  216. I already follow your blog.

  217. Cars, Nemo, Lion King and Pooh would be the books that I’d chose because I have two boys.

  218. I have signed up for the Giggles ‘N Sugar Kisses Newsletter!



  219. I subscribe to your blog via Google Reader!



  220. I follow your blog!

    Thanks so much!


  221. I like Nemo, The Lion King and Cars; my grandchildren would love this!



  222. Thank you for offering this giveaway.  This Poingo really looks wonderful in helping kids learn.  My son and daughter would both love this.  I would say that they would both like the Nemo book the best.
    Thanks so much and please enter me.

  223. I would love to win this for my 3 year old son!  He loves Cars, so I imagine that would be his favorite book that they offer.