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October 23, 2017

TDmonthly Magazine

August 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 8


In This Issue

Summarized Conclusions of August Articles

By Julie L. Jones
August 2010

MishiDesign transforms play and Musical Chairs hits the card game aisle in August's Staff Picks. read more


Seeing early success overseas, LEGO's new games biz toys with Hasbro's U.S. monopoly. read more


SoCal toy store outsmarts recession with changes in fulfillment, warehousing and training. read more


At Totally Thomas' Toy Depot, kids' favorite engines and best-selling animals keep store on track. read more



Toy inventor Peter Wachtel and IP attorney Susan Pan discuss researching, patenting and pitching an idea. read more


AHA's endorsement of Nintendo Wii meets critique but meshes with nationwide anti-obesity campaigns. read more


Disney-licensed toys outrank competitors, but solid classics still sell. read more


BEST SELLERS: Creativity for Kits and Sticky Mosaics kits shine in the top-10 gifts for girls. read more


BEST SELLERS: LEGO, Stomp Rockets and other outdoor toys rule boys' most-wanted lists. read more


BEST SELLERS: Sophie the Giraffe and Cloud B's Twilight series top the 10 best gifts for baby. read more


BEST SELLERS: Ravensburger and Melissa & Doug play all the right pieces in puzzle sales. read more


BEST SELLERS: The top-10 electronic toys see the Morphibian outsell RC bugs and more. read more


REVIEWS: Families paint positive reviews of Noodle Head's Young Picasso Art Kit. read more


REVIEWS: Moms and daughters fall in love with bright and cuddly Douglas Fuzzles monkey. read more


REVIEWS: TD's Book Expert enjoys 4-star stories that happen on ice and at a Moon Festival. read more


REVIEWS: Klutz Glossy Bands earn praise from moms and Story Cubes check out tale-telling fun. read more




















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