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May 2012 | Vol. XI - No. 5

Watch Toy Videos of the Day (5/21/2012-5/25/2012)

By TDmonthly Staff
May 2012

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? The Clifford the Big Red Dog Tote from DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYS will bring you big sales and keep you out of the red


Clifford Tote by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYS8" wide. Kids can carry their mini Clifford the Big Red Dog® stuffed dog everywhere in this stylish tote. Quilted material with colorful trim and embroidery. Plush dog is removable and comes with sak. (Watch the Clifford Tote Video Watch Video) 3/26/2012 (MSRP: $19.99; Age: 2 and Up)

Quoridor by Gigamic by BACKALLEY PRODUCTS, INC.

Quoridor by Gigamic by BACKALLEY PRODUCTS, INC.The aim is to reach the other end first. The problem is that each opponent puts up fences to slow the other down. Not to worry, there's always a way out. But who will find the shortest route? Created by Gigamic; exclusively distributed through Back Alley Traders in the USA.
Awards: May 2012 TDmonthly Top Toy Award. Why it won: This beautifully designed wooden strategy game has won several prestigious awards already in the US and in Europe. It also has great user reviews on TDmonthly staff who saw the game demoed at Toy Fest West 2012 were impressed. Other awards: 1997 Mensa Select Top 5 Best Games; Games Magazine Game of the Year 1997; Best Bet of the Toy Testing Council 1997; Prix d’Excellence des Consommateurs; Consumer’s Toy Award 1997 Quebec; Spelgut 1997; Grand Prix du Jouet 1997; Games Magazine “Games 100 Selection” 1998; Games Magazine “Best Games.”
— As of 4/10/2012 this product had 4.8 out of 5 stars from 25 reviews on (Watch the Quoridor by Gigamic Video Watch Video) 3/26/2012 (Age: 6 and Up)

Mrs. Pinkelmeyer and Moopus McGlinden Gift Basket by MRS PINKELMEYER LLC

Meet Mrs. Pinkelmeyer, Silliest, Warmest Know-It-All™ and her lovable dog Moopus McGlinden. Follow their adventures in the Pinkelmeyer book series, dance along with their music or snuggle up with their plush, singing doll as they inspire self-esteem in children through love, warmth and silliness. (Watch the Mrs. Pinkelmeyer and Moopus McGlinden Gift Basket Video Watch Video) 12/7/2010 (MSRP: $65.00; Age: 3 to 9)

Caterpillar Rina Pull Toy by HABA USA/HABERMAASS CORP.

Caterpillar Rina Pull Toy by HABA USA/HABERMAASS CORP.This colorful pull toy always makes a happy face and will follow baby wherever s/he wanders. Caterpillar wiggles her whole body when pulled. Made from beech wood, the body of this toy measures 12 inches long. (Watch the Caterpillar Rina Pull Toy Video Watch Video) 1/4/2012 (MSRP: $32.49; Age: 1 and Up)

At the Farm by HAPE

At the Farm by HAPESturdy wooden pages and simple pictures encourage babies to read along with you. (8 pages). Made of Wood, Water based paint, String. 10 mos and up. (Watch the At the Farm Video Watch Video) 3/26/2012 (Age: 1 and Up)

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