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January 2013 | Vol. XII - No. 1


TDmonthly Seal of Approval - Dolls & Plush

By Justina Huddleston
January 2013

See the TDmonthly Seal of Approval winners for the Dolls / Plush Toy category below:

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Clump-o-Lump by KNOCK KNOCK

Clump-o-Lump by KNOCK KNOCKClump-o-Lump is a line of super-snuggable plush creatures that zip apart into three whimsical pieces—head, torso, and rump—so they can be mixed, matched, and multiplied. With over 2,303 combinations possible, Clump-o-Lumps offer countless hours of fun, imagination, and super-swappable collectibility. The inaugural Clump-o-Lump family includes six characters: Frog-o the Frog, Bee-o the Bee, Shark-o the Shark, Bird-o the Bird, Tig-o the Tiger, and Squid-o the Squid. Just zip-and-match ’em to make ’em tall, small, or anything at all. Launch date: March 2012.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval (Watch the Clump-o-Lump Video Watch Video) 3/16/2012 (MSRP: $25.00; Age: 5 and Up)


Sweet Puppies by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYS

Sweet Puppies by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYSThere are six Sweet Puppies in the kennel including PJ the Black Lab, Tootsie the Beagle, Patsy the Golden Retriever, Gi-Gi the Yellow Lab, Button the Bernese Mountain Dog and Abby the German Shepherd. Each adorable pup is created of the softest mohair fur and obediently sits at 10-inches. Each wears a cute red webbed collar.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval
— In a May 2012 survey about best selling plush and puppets, Lisa LeStrange, owner of Lucky Duck Toys in Wayne, Pa., told TDmonthly that they "sell about 175-200 pieces" of Douglas plush each month. 4/13/2012 (MSRP: $12.00)


Graham by HABA USA/HABERMAASS CORP.

Graham by HABA USA/HABERMAASS CORP.Graham's favorite place is the skateboard park, where he hangs out with friends and tries out the latest skateboard tricks while listening to cool music. Grahams outfit includes 1 T-shirt, 1 pair of dungarees, shoes, baseball cap, scarf.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval 5/23/2012


Calin Laughing Blueberry by COROLLE DOLLS

Calin Laughing Blueberry by COROLLE DOLLSBaby Doll, 12 inches tall, with a flexible, lightweight body that is soft to touch. Thanks to its cuddly soft, beanbag body, Calin Laughing Blueberry can be posed just like a real baby. Calin baby dolls can wear any fashion from the Mon Premier collection. Corolle also offers a wide selection of nursery accessories specially sized for Calin babies.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval
— In a June 2013 survey, two out of 11 retailers told TDmonthly that Corolle's Calin is their best-selling doll.  7/20/2012 (MSRP: $39.99; Age: 2 and Up)


Sassy Dogs by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYS

Sassy Dogs by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYSOne of four styles, Sassy Black and White Shih Tzu is dressed to thrill in a pink leopard dress with hot pink satin bow. A soft pink bib attaches the dress around the neck with a cozy feel. Also available are Sassy Pug, Sassy Cream Shih-Tzu, and Sassy Bichon.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval
— In a June 2013 survey, three out of 11 retailers told TDmonthly that Douglas was their best-selling plush brand. "The dogs are so soft and cuddly and they look very realistic. Plus, they are relatively inexpensive. We sell one almost every day!" Suzi McMullen, manager of e-commerce at Doodlehopper 4 Kids in Springfield, Va., said. 9/12/2012 (MSRP: $10.00)








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