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Now Dr Seuss and British preschool favourite Clangers join the Tonies audio line up

Still fresh from its latest portfolio extension with Disney earlier this week, the children’s audio storytelling platform, Tonies, is continuing to roll out the classics, having welcomed the popular works of Dr Seuss as well as the British preschool sensation Clangers to its content library. In a new partnership with …

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Book of Beasties celebrates ‘massive positive response’ to 500 Smiles children’s mental health awareness campaign

The Mental Health Awareness children’s card game, Book of Beasties is celebrating the ‘massively positive response’ to its 500 Smiles Campaign; having delivered more than 300 kits to schools across the UK in support of the mental health of pupils around the country. The success of the campaign, states the …

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MGA Entertainment answers petition to ‘bring Lalaloopsy back’ with 10th anniversary relaunch

A petition signed by thousands of mothers has been answered by MGA Entertainment, who this week has confirmed the return of its billion dollar doll franchise, Lalaloopsy for a special anniversary release. Marking ten years since the brand’s initial launch, the doll range is being revived with the reintroduction of …

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Little Tikes hits the right notes with music fans through My Real Jam launch

Little Tikes is striking a chord with young music lovers this season with the launch of its new musical range of toys, My Real Jam; a new line designed to combine the interactive features of musical and role play. The line up features a whole host of musical instruments, including …

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Entries now open to ‘a bigger and better than ever’ Dad’s Choice Awards 2021

The Dad’s Choice Awards is making its return for the ninth year running, promising to deliver an awards programme ‘bigger and better than ever before,’ as it puts the latest toys, puzzles, games, and apps through their paces this year. Entries are now open across all 20 categories for this …

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Casdon Toys eyes US market growth with new Americas Territory Manager, Laura Bull

Laura Bull, the former UK and Ireland sales manager at Magic Box has joined the expanding team at Casdon Toys in the newly created role of Americas Territory Manager. Having previously held marketing manager positions at both Posh Paws and Schleich UK, Bull brings with her a wealth of toy …

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Funko prepares for ‘long term international growth’ with executive moves after record Q2

Funko’s president, Andrew Perlmutter is to be appointed the firm’s new CEO as Brian Mariotti transitions to the newly created role of chief creative officer, detailing the top level moves the same week the firm delivered ‘its largest topline quarter in company history.’ Last week, the pop culture specialist revealed …

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Tonies expands its Disney portfolio with Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Moana and Mulan

Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Moana, and Mulan have each joined the Tonies family as the popular children’s audio storytelling platform extends upon its already successful partnership with Disney this season. The range has been bolstered following what has been a period of growth for the Tonies portfolio as the team …

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MGA Entertainment launches new nurture doll range Glitter Babyz

MGA Entertainment has lifted the lid on its latest in the dolls space with the launch of Glitter Babyz, a range of characters that encourages kids to nurture them in order to ‘keep their magic alive and sparkling.’ Landing in time for this season’s Christmas shopping, the launch introduces Dreamia …

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Craft Buddy joins Toymaster and AIS buying groups in commitment to UK toy retail scene

Craft Buddy has detailed its intentions to establish ‘a commanding presence’ in the UK’s arts and crafts market, having joined the Toymaster and AIS buying groups as listed suppliers in a show of commitment to the country’s toy retail scene. Craft Buddy is keen to maintain and strengthen its relationships …

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