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TDMONTHLY HOT TOPIC
Kookeys Aim for Webkinz Jugular  Kookeys Aim for Webkinz Jugular

Think plush is cute? What about the hungry creators behind it? Kids may be playing with KinzCash, but Ganz is raking in real millions, and manufacturers want in....READ MORE
TDMONTHLY NEW TOYS
Notable and New Toys by Category  Notable and New Toys by Category

Start your Christmas orders by browsing through the more than 500 toys TDmonthly Magazine uploaded since last month...READ MORE



TDMONTHLY 2008 TOY FAIR PREVIEW
Conversations With Keithley  Conversations With Keithley

President Carter Keithley of Toy Industry Association recently took time out from his demanding schedule to speak with TDmonthly Magazine about a topic that’s on everyone’s minds this fall — toy safety....READ MORE
TDMONTHLY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
Hot Toys for Christmas 2007  Hot Toys for Christmas 2007

Get the toys that no one else has by shopping in TDmonthly's Holiday Gift Guide...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY MUST READS
This Issue's Highlights  This Issue's Highlights

Really don't have time to read? Now you don't have to! TDmonthly Magazine's ToyTV brings you a monthly newscast with quick article summaries....READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS
TDmonthly's Toy Videos  TDmonthly's Toy Videos

TDmonthly Magazine's Toy Videos give you instant access to toy demos so you can evaluate a product before you buy it...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY TRADE SHOW WRAP-UP
TDmonthly's Top-10 Toys:  ABC Kids Expo  TDmonthly's Top-10 Toys: ABC Kids Expo

Cookie doll clothes, crazy French plush and plaster baby feet? These are just a few of the toys that TDmonthly Magazine captured on tape at the ABC Kids Expo...READ MORE


COLLECTIBLES
Kids Eager to "Adopt" Collectibles  Kids Eager to "Adopt" Collectibles

According to a survey of 32 retailers, kids are eagerly building collections....READ MORE
GAMES - CARD
Collect These Cards  Collect These Cards

The plethora of card games on the market makes it difficult to distinguish one from the other, 32 specialty retailers told TDmonthly Magazine, though classic decks for Old Maid, Rummy, Gin and Go Fish still make the “cut”...READ MORE
SCIENCE & NATURE
Insects Intrigue While Science Kits Fade  Insects Intrigue While Science Kits Fade

In the universe of science and nature toys, bug-related item are consistent sellers, ranging from simple butterfly nets to futuristic magnifying glasses, 32 toy-store owners told TDmonthly Magazine...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK
My Best Sellers: Red Wagon Toy Company  My Best Sellers: Red Wagon Toy Company

Owner Kim Smith of Red Wagon Toy Co. in Woodstock, Vt., told TDmonthly Magazine that an important part of her retail success has been “figur[ing] out what I want to be, and what my customer wants me to be.”...READ MORE



TDMONTHLY TOY ROUNDTABLES
Homeschoolers: Crafting on a Grid  Homeschoolers: Crafting on a Grid

This month, TDmonthly Magazine’s Homeschool Roundtable got creative with Magic Mesh, a repositionable, self-adhesive, reusable mesh available in a variety of sizes, colors and weaves....READ MORE



TDMONTHLY TOY REVIEWS
TDmonthly's Book Expert  TDmonthly's Book Expert

This month, Amy Downing helped a little girl sleep soundly in a “big kid” bed, learned about sharing alongside Little Rabbit, opened up to artistic expression with dinosaur drawings, and much more....READ MORE


TDMONTHLY BRASS RING
Uglydolls Sit Pretty in 3,000 Stores  Uglydolls Sit Pretty in 3,000 Stores

Uglydoll plush toys are so ugly they’re cute. The first Uglydoll was handmade by Sun-Min Kim as a present for David Horvath in 2001...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY TOY BUZZ
Paradoxy Products' Simple Puzzles Conceal Challenges  Paradoxy Products' Simple Puzzles Conceal Challenges

Paradoxy Products Founder Daniel Young always harbored a passion for designing and inventing, but as an international trade lawyer for more than 30 years, was far removed from the toy business...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY COOL COMPANY
ToyOps Excels With Toys That Teach  ToyOps Excels With Toys That Teach

Dr. Eugene Hull turned raising funds for medical research into educational child’s play...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES
Hollywood ToyBoy – China Out? Time Out!  Hollywood ToyBoy – China Out? Time Out!

Everyone in La-La Land has jumped on the get-the-lead-out bandwagon. Even the most SUV-loving, oil-guzzling, strip-mining movie moguls have seen the anti-lead-in-toys light. “Think of the children!”...READ MORE








TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS
TDmonthly's Top-10 Most-Wanted Collectible Toys  TDmonthly's Top-10 Most-Wanted Collectible Toys

Not surprisingly, Webkinz leads the pack in yet another toy category....READ MORE


TDMONTHLY MANUFACTURER'S CORNER
How to Create a Licensed Character  How to Create a Licensed Character

It’s tough to create a character that connects with fans and successfully draws them to theaters, bookstores and Sunday comics....READ MORE

TDMONTHLY UPCOMING ISSUES
Innovations of 2007  Innovations of 2007

Play isn't just about play anymore, according to manufacturers who've spoken to TDmonthly Magazine. Even fashion dolls are educational....READ MORE



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