Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) November 18, 2004
GIANTmicrobes, those cuddly, furry, funny dolls that resemble disease-causing microbes are sold over the internet and in toy stores across Canada. Already a great success with Canadians the product was recently featured on CNN and CTV as Âone of the hot products for ChristmasÂ. The dolls include Sleeping Sickness, Stomach Ache, Ulcer, Kissing Disease, Hepatitis, HIV, Bad Breath, Cough, Flesh Eating Disease, Ear Ache, plus 11 more. Each one looks like a real microbe only 1,000,000 times actual size! Each doll comes complete with a picture of the microbe causing the illness and information about the microbe.
The dolls are available through out Canada, sold by Independent toy stores through the NETS (Neighborhood Toy Stores) organization, specialty toy stores, drug stores, Science Centers and University and College book stores.
Linda Stortz V-P Sales for Stortz & Associates Inc. of Waterloo, ON says ÂGIANTmicrobes are not just for Christmas. We find that they are replacing get well cards and friendship cards for families, friends and co-workers. They appeal to the uniquely Canadian sense of humourÂ
GIANTmicrobes is the invention of Drew Oliver - former editor of Harvard Lampoon Magazine. http://www.giantmicrobes.com
They have been available in Canada since August 2004 exclusively through Stortz & Associates Inc. founded by Linda Stortz and her husband Gary Stortz in April of 2004. Their distributor in Quebec is McWiz Games.
Stortz & Associates Inc. is an importer and distributor of Toys and Games for the Canadian market located in Waterloo, ON. Information can be found at http://www.stortz.ca. Linda Stortz has over 20 years of experience in the toy industry in Canada.
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