New puppet products for 2013 revealed

ToyNews rounds up the latest theatrical characters to take the stage.
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The traditional children's entertainment sector, puppetry, continues to establish itself in the modern market with a host of new products for 2013.

Flair is expanding its portfolio in 2013 with a collection of CuddleUpPets, featuring some familiar faces from Disney.

Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Sully will be heading the innovative range of puppet and cuddle-wrap blanket hybrids.

Meanwhile, Paul Lamond is looking to build on the success of its Brain Noodle series with a range of Make Your Own Kits from Crafty Kids.

The new kits are designed to encourage both creativity and practical skills in children.

Furthermore, John Crane breaks the mould with a collection of Duet Puppets.

Each character in the range can be turned inside-out to reveal its duet character including Dog and Cat, Polar Bear and Penguin, Hare and Turtle and Wolf and Lamb.

Read our full Puppet sector guide here.

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One of the oldest and most traditional forms of children's entertainment, the world of puppetry still manages to more than hold its own in the modern market. ToyNews rounds up the latest theatrical characters to take the stage.

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