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Tonies picks up multiple awards amid period of ‘exponential UK growth’

A period of exponential growth here in the UK for the children’s audio platform, Tonies has been compounded with a slew of awards wins and recognition from across the parents media space. The popular storytelling and music playing Toniebox and its line up of Tonies figures, spanning some of the …

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German acquisitions firm 468 SPAC to buy Tonies parent company Boxine for $1.2bn

The German blank check firm, 468 SPAC has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire the children’s entertainment company, Boxine, the team behind the popular Toniebox and Tonies audio system for kids. According to Reuters, the European special purpose acquisitions company is to purchase the firm for around one billion euros ($1.2bn), …

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Classic literary character Pippi Longstocking joins the Tonies audio story library

Pippi Longstocking has become the latest classic children’s literary character to join the ever expanding portfolio of children’s audio stories at Tonies, welcoming the UK edition to the fold, as voiced by the award-winning presenter and comedian, Sandi Toksvig. Pippi Longstocking, an iconic fictional character created by the Swedish author, …

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Tonies looks to ‘revitalise children’s desire for the outdoors’ with Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five

Tonies has outlined its mission to ‘revitalise children’s desire to play outdoors’ this summer with the launch of its latest children’s audio story-telling figurine in the form of Timmy the dog from the popular Enid Blyton book series The Famous Five. The new Tonie arrives in time for families heading …

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Tonies to open exclusive pop-up within Harrods’ Fourth Floor Toy Department

An exclusive Tonies pop-up is preparing to open at the world-renowned department store, Harrods and its Fourth Floor Toy Department this May 29th, welcoming kids and families to the world of the popular children’s audio player. The pop-up will feature best-selling Tonies from the company’s collection of over 100 characters, …

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Tonies partners with Life-changing Libraries to support primary school reading resources

Tonies has gifted a number of Toniebox storytelling audio devices to the Life-changing Libraries project, launched by the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Cressida Cowell MBE, the author-illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon series. Life-changing Libraries is set to showcase the transformative impact that a well-resourced primary school library has …

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Tonies donates storytelling boxes and figures to UK children’s charity Starlight

Tonies has gifted 500 Tonies figures and heavily discounted Toniebox storytelling audio devices to the UK’s children’s charity, Starlight in its campaign to bring play to children undergoing serious medical treatment across the country. The Tonieboxes support the charity’s Storybox programme that provides storytelling toys, books and crafts to children in …

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Tonies outlines plans to ramp up diversity and inclusivity within audio story portfolio

Tonies has outlined its efforts to introduce greater diversity into its portfolio of audio-storytelling figures in order to better reflect the world of storytelling today. In an exclusive interview with ToyNews, the award-winning children’s audio system underlined new efforts it will be making to ensure that children ‘are able to …

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Tonies partners with Acamar Films to bring Bing to the audio platform in 2022

The children’s audio story-telling platform, Tonies, has secured a new partnership with Acamar Films to bring its flagship pre-school character, Bing to the portfolio. The award-winning pre-school show will now join the Tonies line-up, with a scheduled release of 2022. The new Bing figurine – when paired with a Toniebox …

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White noise and nature sounds replace stories as Tonies makes sleeping aid sector debut

Tonies, the audio story-telling platform, is expanding its library beyond books and play to launch a new line of sleeping-aid developed to lull babies to sleep. The new Sleepy Time Tonies feature a range of soothing sounds to help little ones wind down, including gentle lullabies, relaxing nature sounds, and …

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