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October 2011 | Vol. X - No. 10


Watch Toy Videos of the Day (9/26/2011 - 9/30/2011)

We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store! Check this space every weekday to see brief video clips of new and specialty products.

In the spotlight today? Put your finger on the perfect birthday gift - something fun and silly, like Thumb Wars from KLUTZ

MSRP: $12.99
Age Range: 8 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Books
General Games

To bring thumb wrestling to the next level, Klutz invented the Sleeve of Doom, a sleek, shiny, and sensational instrument of combat. Two contenders slide their hands in and clasp them together, poking their thumbs through the holes for an even playing field. The book covers everything from classic challenges, strategies, and training exercises to fake outs, battle cries, and never-before-played games.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 32034      (added 3/29/2011)

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MSRP: $14.95
Age Range: 5 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2010)
SKU or Item #: 7000200
Launch Date: September 2010
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Educational

Read anytime and anywhere with this cool new product from Mark-My-Time. It’s a bookmark with page clip, countdown and cumulative timer and bright LED book light all in one. The makers of the Mark-My-Time digital bookmark and digital metronome have created the perfect gift item for your young readers.  The Mark-My-Time digital booklight features a bright 3 LED light on an adjustable arm, a clip to attach the bookmark to the pages of your favorite book, and three cool camouflage prints in pink, blue and green; or, three animal prints in zebra, cheetah or pink leopard. All these features, plus the homework help timing functions: cumulative timer up to 100 hours, 60 second fluency timer, and countdown session timer that alarms when you are finished and even turns off the light. Take the work out of nightly reading homework logs.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 30112      (added 8/19/2010)

MSRP: $10.99
Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Science & Nature

Each mini figure is carefully sculpted and finely painted by hand to ensure optimum quality for years of learning fun. For added play value these collections are packaged in a reusable acetate tube. Figures range in size from 1" to 3". All figures are phthalate and lead free to ensure your child's safety. These tiny yet highly detailed figures depict real venomous creatures from around the world. Toob® includes a Cane Toad, a Yellow-Belllied Sea Snake, a Bat Ray, a Komodo Dragon, a Brown Tarantula, a Giant Centipede, a Fat-Tailed Scorpion, a Stone Fish and a Common Indian Cobra.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 32526      (added 6/30/2011)

Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $24.95
Age Range: 6 and up
SKU or Item #: 1140
Launch Date: February 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Toys

This cross-bow type of toy propels mini marshmallows up to 30’ with each pull of the bow string. It can be paired with the Marshmallow Blaster for a great entertainment package. Launch date: February 2007.

Past Videos: ASTRA 2008
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 12175      (added 3/29/2007)


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