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ToyTalk unveils annual award winners

Website presents 62 awards across 20 different categories.
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The third annual ToyTalk Awards attracted more entries than ever before. The website has also been redesigned for this year's event.

David Smith, ToyTalk editor, commented: "As the ToyTalk Awards increase in exposure and importance, we thought it was time to update our website from our original, more basic version. This new site is the result and we hope you enjoy looking around it.

"Above all, while the ToyTalk Awards do entail a lot of work, they are an enormous amount of fun to work on. We hope our results give you some ideas in the run-up to Christmas and beyond."

The awards are as follows:

Best educational toy

Winner
Tag World Map, Leapfrog

Highly commended
Lightning McQueen Learn & Go, VTech
Scout Tag Junior, Leapfrog

Best board or card game

Winner
Kloo Language Games, Finan Enterprises

Highly commended
Labyrinth 25th Anniversary Edition, Ravensburger
Mission Earth, Gibsons
Ruckus Funsize, Imagination Games

Best collectables

Winner
Arelan Heroes, Schleich

Highly commended
Sylvanian Families Highfield Farm, Flair
Zoobles Blossoming Garden Play-set, Spin Master
Moshi Monsters Mash Up TCG, Topps
Match Attax, Topps

Best RC toy

Winner
Air Hogs Hyper Actives Stunt, Spin Master

Highly commended
Hexbug Spider, Innovation First

Best outdoor toy

Winner
Turtle Sandbox, Little Tikes

Highly commended

Createaway Sand and Water Table, Mookie

Best baby toy

Winner
Light and Sounds Walker, Early Learning Centre

Highly commended
Toot-Toot Drivers Garage, VTech
Scout and Friends Baby Walker, Leapfrog

Best electronic toy

Winner
LeapPad Explorer, Leapfrog

Highly commended

InnoTab, VTech
iball3, HTI
Kidizoom Twist, VTech
Leapster Explorer Camera Attachment

Best doll

Winner
Matilda, Your Tudor Doll, Daughters of History

Highly commended

Silly Hair Lalaloopsy, MGA Entertainment
Baby Annabell, Zapf Creation
Bratz Masquerade, MGA Entertainment

Best puzzle

Winner
3D Breakthrough Puzzles, Mega

Highly commended

Children's World Map Puzzleball, Ravensburger

Best wooden toy

Winner
Ball Track Sounds Starter Set, Haba

Best toy car

Winner
Cars 2 Secret Spy Attack Finn McMissile, Mattel

Best arts and crafts toy

Winner
Fab Effex Variety Pack, Spin Master

Highly commended
Gelarti Designer Studio, Flair

Best action figure

Winner
Match Stars, Pattni Imaginations

Highly commended
Bakugan Sky Raiders, Spin Master

Best pre-school toy

Winner
Cars 2 Tokyo Racing Set, Lego Duplo

Highly commended
Jungle Junction Play-set, Flair
Happyland Bus, Early Learning Centre
Go Glow Clock Bedtime Trainer, Worlds Apart
Grab 'n' Go Golf Set, Little Tikes

Best video game

Winner
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, Activision

Best ride-on

Winner

Kurve, Kiddimoto

Highly commended
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Light Up Scooter, Ozbozz/Grossman
Trunkisaurus, Magmatic
Neon Mini Micros, Micro Scooters
Play 'n' Scoot Pirate Ship, Little Tikes

Best role-play toy

Winner
Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket, Leapfrog

Highly commended
Count and Scan Shopper, Leapfrog

Best game

Winner

Dino Bite, Drumond Park

Highly commended
Ka'lide, Imagination Games

Best construction toy

Winner
Hexbug Nano Bridge Battle Habitat Set, Innovation First

Highly commended
Geomag Wheels, Flair
Hexbug Nano Elevation Habitat Set, Innovation First
Moon Dough Magic Zoo, Spin Master
Moon Sand Destruction, Spin Master

Best cuddly toy/plush

Winner
Cooper Bear Interactive Story Teller, Hallmark Cards

Highly commended
Winnie the Pooh Interactive Friend, Worlds Apart
My Pal Scout refreshed, Leapfrog
Milky the Bunny, Flair
Annoying Monsters, Mint Toys

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