“We already have a great relationship with Jumbo, and we are looking forward to seeing the Bob range launch at retail this September."

Jumbo Games teams with Mattel for new Bob the Builder range

Jumbo Games has signed a deal with Mattel to produce a range of children’s jigsaw puzzles and games for Bob the Builder.

The range of three jigsaw puzzles will hit shelves this September with 4 in 1 Shaped Puzzles, a 9 in 1 Puzzle Bumper Pack and a Puzzle Assortment.

Following the launch of the puzzles, the pre-school friendly Bob the Builder Giant Playing Cards will also be available.

“We are thrilled to expand our working relationship with Mattel on such a popular pre-school property; we can’t wait for our product to hit the market in September,” said Stewart Middleton, managing director at Jumbo Games.

“There has been great excitement about the new TV series and demand from retail for our product has been very positive already – Bob is certainly back with a bang!”

Jo Gunn, consumer products category manager at Mattel, added: “We are delighted to be working with Jumbo on the Bob the Builder range of puzzles and games.

“We already have a great relationship with Jumbo, and we are looking forward to seeing the Bob range launch at retail this September."

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