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UK acting royalty unite with Tonies for Great Ormond Street Hospital storytelling initiative

A group of Britain’s most celebrated actors have pooled their storytelling skills during lockdown to entertain the children at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) with the help of tonies, the popular children’s storytelling audio device. Award-winning talent including Olivia Colman, Katherine Parkinson and Keira Knightley recorded readings of their favourite children’s stories …

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Kids’ audio system Tonies adds Disney’s Frozen, Cinderella, Toy Story and Finding Nemo to the fold

The children’s audio system Tonies has added a slate of Disney and Pixar characters to its line up of licensed character Tonies, welcoming children’s favourites Frozen, Cinderella, Toy Story and Finding Nemo to the fold. The new characters will join the portfolio in October and November this year ahead of …

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Tonies adds Peppa Pig to its growing licensed portfolio

The popular children’s audio system, Tonies is adding Peppa Pig to its line-up of Tonies characters this October, bringing with it nine stories for over an hour of audio entertainment for little ones. Peppa Pig is the latest in a line of big launches for the Tonies brand this year, …

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Tonies donates its storytelling Tonieboxes to UK nurseries and preschools kept open during coronavirus lockdown

The children’s storytelling box, Tonies has gifted pre-schools and nurseries that were kept open during the UK’s lockdown a selection of Tonieboxes in a show of gratitude to the support they have offered to key worker parents over the past months. During the pandemic, Tonies donated 50 children’s audio systems …

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Tonies launches two new characters to its popular children’s audio system

The popular children’s audio system Tonies is continuing to bolster its line up of screen-less storytelling characters with the addition of two new Tonies figures to the range in the form of the Playtime and Action Songs 2 Tonie, and the Creative-Tonie Fairy. Classic children’s songs such as Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, the …

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Fireman Sam and Despicable Me join the Tonies licensed audio content portfolio

Fireman Sam and Despicable Me are the latest properties to join the popular children’s audio system, Tonies, joining a growing roster of licensed stories that includes The Lion King and The Gruffalo. Based on the BBC children’s TV series, the Fireman Sam Tonie runs for 60 minutes and tells the …

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Kids’ audio system Tonies tunes into US market in latest global move

The popular children’s audio system Tonies has detailed its expansion to the USA market, a move that will be cemented towards the end of this year. Preparations for the global growth have already begun, and parent company, Boxine GmbH is now in the process of establishing a headquarters in California …

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Sound and visionary: How the Toniebox reinvented story time for the toy market

When FAO Schwarz launched its premiere UK destination within London’s Selfridges to the public just last month it was a carefully curated portfolio of partners with which the US retailer decorated its expansive floor of toys. Among them, was Tonies. A German outfit that has been performing particularly well across …

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Tonies welcomes Cars and The Little Mermaid to its character and stories portfolio

The innovative new kids audio system, Tonies has added two new Disney characters to its range, welcoming Cars and The Little Mermaid to its collection of licensed characters and stories. The two new figures, Ariel from The Little Mermaid and Lightning McQueen from Cars, will be available to purchase on …

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John Lewis goes traditional with this year’s Top 10 toys for Christmas list

John Lewis has seen sales of its wooden toys increase 21 per cent this year, noting that parents have made a conscious move towards buying more educational games and books for their children. Harry Boughton, toy buyer at John Lewis has stated that the retailer is seeing a ‘move away …

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