TOY FAIR 09: Hasbro, Lego among Best New Toys

Industry big guns dominate Toy Fair?s Best New Toys list, with licensed toys also heavily featured.
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The 33 Toy Fair: Best New Toys were unveiled today at Toy Fair 2009, which is taking place in London.

Character, Hasbro and Lego all secured placings for three toys each, while Bandai, Flair, Playmobil and Spinmaster had two toys each listed.

Licenses featured heavily across the categories in the form of Ben 10, Charlie & Lola, In the Night Garden, Peppa Pig, Timmy Time and Yo Gabba Gabba.

Hi-tech toys were also well-represented through the likes of Great Gizmo’s Brush Robot and Mecanno’s Spykee Mini Vox.

The Toy Fair: Best New Toys list in full:

Action Figures & Accessories

* HMF Action Figures (Character)
* Ben 10 Alien Creation Chamber (Bandai)
* Dinosaur King Deluxe Card Holder (Vivid)

Arts & Crafts

* Splatter Mat (University Games)
* Moonsand Cement City (Spinmaster)
* Ben 10 Hero Identity Station (Flair)

Building Sets

* Power Miners Thunder Driller (Lego)
* Lego City Dozer (Lego)
* Bionicle Glatorian Action Figures (Lego)

Games & Puzzles

* Peppa Pig Tumble & Spin Game (Jumbo)
* The World 960pc Puzzle Ball (Ravensburger)
* Trivial Pursuit Team (Hasbro)

Girls/Dolls

* Sylvanian Families Caravan (Flair)
* Dream Town Crystal Castle (Worlds Apart)
* Fruit Factory (Character)

Hobby

* Brush Robot (Great Gizmos)
* Smart Lab R/C Rocket (Brainstorm)
* Dangerous Books for Boys Discovery Kits (Interplay)

Infant/Pre-School

* Tummytime Playmat (Galt)
* Night Night Timmy (Vivid)

Outdoor/Sports

* Skyward Summit (Step 2)
* Nerf N-Strike Switch Shot EX3 (Hasbro)

Plush

* Yo Gabba Gabba Dancing Brobee (Spinmaster)
* Bouncing Lola (Golden Bear)
* Upsy Daisy Easy To Dress Doll (Hasbro)

Vehicles & Accessories

* Big Farm R/C John Deere 6430 Tractor (RC2)
* Car Playmat (Le Toy Van)

Youth Electronics

* Spykee Mini Vox (Meccano)
* Tamagotchi Music Star (Bandai)
* HMF Night Vision Goggles (Character)

All Other

* Chef’s Kitchen (Halsall)
* Seaplane (Playmobil)
* Vets Clinic (Playmobil)

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