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Induction Certificate Number:   74020120601-549
Induction Date:   June 01, 2012
Certificate License Status:   Active
Product:   The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!
MSRP:   $22.99 USD
Company URL:  http://www.savvycyberkids.org/
Rating: 

The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!

by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher - Editor / Product Evaluation Expert
     
Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  06/01/2012

While playing an online game, CyberPrincess and CyberThunder encounter a cyber bully. Throughout the book, Tony and Emma learn strategies on how to appropriately respond to a bully online.

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Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight Target Gender
Books - Teaching / Learning Aid 2011 Consumer/Education 2-5 years Female/Male


Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) - Index



Evaluation Report Summary (ERS)
Category Rating Scores

Category rating scores are based on scale from 1 to 5. Rating score must be 3 or higher to pass in each evaluation category.


Age Compatibility Content Quality Educational Value Marketability Reading Response Level Visual Appeal
5 4.5 5 4.5 5 5

Final product / service rating is averaged from the sum total of ALL applicable evaluation category scores. Only scores of "3" or higher are published.

There are a total of 357 evaluation categories which are used in our evaluation process.
(NOTE: Not all categories are applicable to any one product or online service.)

Only 6 of the evaluation category rating scores for this New Inductee's evaluation are featured for public view.



Critical Evaluation Information

These icons represent important attributes with which this product / service is associated, contributes to, or encourages development of. Select any of the unique icons below to learn more about the specific attribute it represents.
                     





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Wholesale Retail Reseller Online 

 



Safety Guidelines Symbol ImageSafety / Quality Classifications
 
CE MarkedUL ApprovedJPMA Certified
(Not Applicable)(Not Applicable)
ASTM Complianteco-Friendlyeco-Conscious



CPSIATÜVEU
Independent Lab Tested  Independent Lab Name 

  SGS
LeadSafe™ - Surface Coatings/PaintLeadSafe™ - Content / SubstratesPhthalatesSafe
(Not Applicable)  (Not Applicable)
BPASafeSoluble Heavy MetalsMechanical/Physical
(Not Applicable)(Not Applicable)(Not Applicable)
Flammability - Solids/TextilesLabeling of Hazardous Art MaterialsiWatchDog™ Approved
(Complies with ICCS™ Certification Standards)



UPC Code / ISBN#Manufacturer SKUAge Grading
978-0982796849 Not Applicable



Manufactured InSafety Hazard/Warnings
U.S.A.

 


About Our New Inductee
A quick yet informative glance at what this New Inductee is all about.

Through traditional early childhood teaching tools, this colorful book re-enforces the message of Online safety with pictures and rhyme. The Savvy Cyber Kids are what we consider the perfect imaginative playmates for preschool children.  After all, Emma and Tony are two characters that they can identify with. This playful book and the Savvy Cyber Kids friends teach children how to appropriately respond to a Cyber bully before they start playing in the virtual world.
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There is always room in a child's early years for more further stimulation and growth gained from reading. The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! is a book that provides a colorful and fun time as they explore each page of the book.

The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! is more than an experience of hope and delight fantastic, it encompasses a subject that will help arm a child in real life challenges they need to understand.



"The adventures of CyberThunder (Tony) and CyberPrincess (Emma) begin in The Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! when CyberPrincess and CyberThunder encounter a Cyber bully while playing an Online game. Throughout the book, Tony and Emma learn strategies on how to appropriately respond to a bully Online Like most important life lessons, teaching Online safety begins in early childhood."

* The quote above was provided by the author of the book. We chose to include this quote to enhance the message we are conveying more effectively.

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Additional Details and Perspectives
More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

Getting more into what makes this book so well worth buying when it comes to info about bullying, there is plenty to share. The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!, whether being read by a child directly or with a parent/guardian, it delivers a fun and enjoyable manner of teaching a child what bullying is all about and what to do if it happens to themselves.

The high quality hard cover and exceptional quality binding ensures strong durability to the rigorous lifestyle associated with kids. The colorful and well designed illustrations are sophisticated and beautiful bringing the message about bullying to a child in a more meaningful way that is seldom seen.


"Never did I imagine finding a book on bullying that would have such a dramatic effect on my kids. The characters and storyline are so informative and fun even for me to read."



* A quote from a mother who recent wrote us about her experience in our consumer hands-on evaluation.

Plenty is Not Always Best

When it comes to bullying, no matter what form it may be, this is a subject which has an abundant volume of literature available from variable sources sharing their perspectives on bullying. Unlike this abounding standard source of content on bullying, The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! brings the subject of bullying to children in a more simple to grasp and relate to approach.

It is always of the greatest importance to help children understand that they have the control to command their own lives by choice whether a particular experience is bullying or some other form of challenge. The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! is so well defined for the appropriate age level with elementary age readers. Each of the characters enable a child to relate to them and become completely engaged in the book as they turn each page of this new adventure

What you have here is a well-illustrated colorful book with creative imagery that a child will not only learn from but appreciate and share with others. To put the icing on the cake, just as its companion book, we found that parents were simply overjoyed to see the book. Parents expressed their thanks for the opportunity to be made aware of it for their children with excitement we find to be rarely seen.

The Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! has all the right elements to not only sell the book but create a memory that will encourage consumers to return to a store in search of more products of similar quality and purpose.
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Independent Evaluator Reports Icon Independent Evaluator Reports
Extensive independent study and analysis by credentialed scholars.
The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from inclusive detailed Evaluator Reports pertaining to this New Inductee. These reports have been prepared by top credentialed scholars from their own extensive independent study and analysis.
* These excerpts have been posted verbatim, paraphrased, or a combination of both, in order to encapsulate the primary details conveyed in each of the evaluation reports in a brief summary form.

ECD Learning Specialist - Board Certified
Occupational Therapist / Associate Director of Autistic Learning Studies

"Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully has a bit of a lengthy title yet manages to be a book a found to be delightful to review. The storyline is imaginative, succinct, and simple. It fits the age range intended and well beyond that. simple.

The book is a wonderful piece full of colorful illustrations that a child can learn from with with a natural retention from experience which can easily be applied in real life. As I have always emphasized in my teaching, for a child, life experience is one of the most prevalent topics of their conscious as well as sub-conscious thought.

Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully has taken a specific segment of life experience that is likely to be encountered, taking the challenge of fear and transforming it into a form of confidence withstanding where others have failed.

"Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully delivers and exempliary communincation of natural progressive learning. The more often a child reads the book, the more confident and self-assured they become in multiple avenues of their development. The book provides a catalyst that results in desire for betterment of one's self for a child, by way of communication and open expression of their feelings with confidence, lacking hesitation.

After completion of my evaluation of Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully, I have determined that Sthe book provides an exciting story of life experience which would have a perfect fit on the shelves in retail book stores as well as in the homes of consumers and educational facilities."



Behavioral Analyst / NeuroPsychologist, (PhD)
Director of Behavioral Development Studies

"Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully is one of a two book set that enables a child to reach out an identify their fears and needs while identifying how to create solutions simultaneously. One of the biggest assets of this book is how a child's response in learning and gaining a sense of security. The result gained from this is an eagerness to share their experience with others.

The story strucure of Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully creates a point of focus that children can not only identify with but improve a variety of their critical skills necessary to succeed in life. For most children, the book contributes to a greater level of creative skills development from identifying with the characters in the storyline. So many actions occur from their use of their fine motor skills to hold the book with their hands, to visual skill improvement from the reading of the colorful pages found within the book from cover to cover.
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"In the consumer evaluation event where I observed the response level of the participants while reading Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully , I noted how both mothers and fathers developed a connection as they read the book together. IThis was applicable with both books and encouraged improvement of the psycho-social development skills of the children."

"In all instances where I observed children both alone and with their parents or guardians, the Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat Of The Cyber Bully book served as an excellent conduit for development of sensory and fine motor skill stimulation."



* PLEASE NOTE: At the request of our independent evaluators their names are not disclosed to protect their personal and professional privacy. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in providing a well-balanced and accurate evaluation report summary, (ERS). All opinions and or statements from the independent evaluator(s) featured here do not represent the opinion of The Toy Man® Product Guide, any member or division of Epiphany Communications and the International Parenting Institute.



Consumer Hands-on Evaluation
Details about the experience at our consumer hands-on evaluation event.

Smiles, giggles, and plenty of WOW's!! That's the best way to describe the experience with our consumer hands-on evaluation of "Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! " and the rest of the many products.
Image of one of the pages from Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!

Never did we imagine such an incredible response from a simple, colorful book. The characters in both of the Savvy Cyber Kids books found their way into the hearts of kids and parents alike.


"Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! " made it clear at this consumer event that it was being noticed and that it would not be a book to soon be forgotten. I guess you could say that was one of the key points of discussion or info our feedback forms.

Bullying is such a common and familiar subject these days. When parents noticed how their kids were not just reading "Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! " , but sharing with them specific things they had learned from the book, it was only obvious it was a hit!

It was such an enjoyable experience to see so many people having such a significant positive response about the book. In our going over all of the video tapes, feedback forms, and other content, it left no room for question of "Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! " passing this segment of our product evaluation.

  
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Evaluation Category Rating Scores and Summary
A sampling of the evaluation category rating scores from the product review itself.
There are a total of 357 evaluation categories in our entire evaluation process.
(Not all categories apply to any one product or service under evaluation.)


AGE COMPATIBILITY: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! was on the dot when it comes to AGE COMPATIBILITY. Everyone from our in-house staff, to the independent evaluators felt that Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! fits the age compatibility measure perfectly. Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! passed this evaluation category of AGE COMPATIBILITY with a perfect score of [5 Stars].


CONTENT QUALITY: Rating Level - [4.5] an image of 4.5 gold  stars

CONTENT QUALITY is a vital part of the evaluation process with books, especially children's books. The content of Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! provides a strong contribution to creative imagination and thought. It also plays an important role in cognitive and interactive social skill development. The combination of color, characters and the lesson in the storyline is monumental in value.

In the final steps of evaluation for this category to establish an accurate rating score it was a tough one to establish the final score, yet Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! pulled a score of [4.5 Stars] in this category for CONTENT QUALITY.


EDUCATIONAL VALUE: Rating Level - [4] an image of 4 gold  stars

EDUCATIONAL VALUE was one of the more challenging evaluation categories to work with. Our evaluation standards are based upon absolute values, not possibilities or assumptions.  In our evaluation of Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!, we found there was much more than an average level of contribution to educational value.

There were many possible perspectives to examine in reference to judgment of educational value yet the true benefit in the book was more than just skill development which enables learning capability. It was what was learned from the story itself and the reverberations that become evident with others from it.

As a result upon completion of our analysis, Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! pulled a perfect score of [5 Stars] in our evaluation for this category of EDUCATIONAL VALUE.


MARKETABILITY: Rating Level - [4.5] an image of 4.5 gold  stars

For Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully!, the level of MARKETABILITY was quite high. When you consider the quality stock paper, the brightly colored illustrations, outstanding content and excellent price point for the book, it is so easy to see how Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! did so well in this evaluation category. Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! proved its worth with an almost perfect score of [4.5 Stars].


READING RESPONSE LEVEL: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! guarantees a READING RESPONSE LEVEL well beyond what many may ever imagined possible. It was so amazing to see how kids would read the book then share the story with their friends. Now we are not talking about just a story, rather a valuable lesson gained from it.

Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! came in with a perfect score of [5 Stars]in this category for Reading Response Level.


VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! really came on strong in VISUAL APEAL. It was a challenging task to make a final determination in this evaluation category but the response level from the children and families in our consumer evaluation played a vital part in the determination of a perfect score for the book.

The artwork was not just colorful but more so imaginative and visually appealing for each and every child.  The children were literally wowed with excitement as they turned each page, sharing their thoughts with their parent or guardian.

From cover to cover, Savvy Cyber Kids - The Defeat of the Cyber Bully! proved so well that it was earning a perfect score of [5 Stars] for VISUAL APPEAL.


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