Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 4, 2007
Mighty World's Marine Special Forces Unit, Town Flower Shop, and Major Mac the Recon Ranger have all been presented with 2007 Preferred Choice Awards by Creative Child magazine in the Creative Play for Preschoolers category. These coveted awards are given to play products that meet Creative Child's high standards for well-designed, durable and safe toys that foster creativity and social responsibility in children.
"We are thrilled that Creative Child has recognized Mighty World and the Marine Special Forces Unit play set, Major Mac the Recon Ranger, and the Town Flower Shop as top products that help cultivate children's creativity and imagination," said Susan Tice, Senior Product Manager and Public Relations Director for International Playthings, Inc. (IPI), North American distributor of Mighty World. "Everything about the Mighty World line, from the authentic and detailed product design to the diverse range of environments and accessories was conceived to capture the imagination of modern day children and encourage them to learn through play."
Mighty World is a comprehensive, exciting line of play figures, accessories, and play sets designed to foster children's imagination and creativity by encouraging them to create, experience, and explore their own world of pretend play. Children can familiarize themselves with the armed forces with Mighty World's Major Mac the Recon Ranger and the Marine Special Forces Unit play set. Major Mac, which retails for $10.00, comes with a secret drone for conducting surveillance missions and more than 10 accessories, including a laptop computer and other military gear. The Marine Special Forces Unit play set features Captain Perry and Major Mac, and includes 20 play accessories that can be held by the figures, including a raft that actually floats, packs, weapons, and more. The complete set retails for $16.00.
Mighty World's Town Flower Shop includes Gardening Lily and her helpful assistant, as well as 75 accessories including flowers, pots, a wheelbarrow, cash register, and display cabinet for inside the store. Children can create their own floral arrangements by mixing and matching the flowers within the pots and planters. The flower shop is fully accessible from the front and back and retails for $28.00.
Mighty World is one of four lines of products distributed by IPI to earn top honors from Creative Child magazine this year. Also included are iPlay's Barnyard Blast, Knights Castle, and Fantastic Fairytales, Earlyears' Baby Rocking Horse, and Blonde Cookie Girl by Götz.
About International Playthings, Inc. (IPI)
Since its inception in 1967, IPI has excelled in the delivery of innovative and entertaining products with integrity, superior play value and child developmental qualities to consumers. Over the course of its 40-year existence, IPI has grown to become one of the largest and most respected suppliers of quality products to the North American specialty industry.
A subsidiary of Grand Toys International, Limited, (Nasdaq: GRIN), IPI offers a comprehensive range of proprietary and distributed brands comprising a wide variety of award winning play things including games, infant toys, preschool toys, dolls, educational toys and activity toys. Additional information on IPI, its brands and individual products can be found at http://www.intplay.com.
About Mighty World:
Mighty World is a comprehensive range of true-to-life play figures, accessories and play sets designed to capture the attention of modern-day children. Mighty World was designed to foster creativity and imagination by encouraging children to create, experience and explore their own worlds of pretend play. Every Mighty World figure is an important member of the Mighty Town community, which encompasses five themes in Adventure, Armed Forces, Construction, Emergency and Town Life.
The highly detailed, true-to-life design of Mighty World's characters and accessories extend play value for children because they mirror the child's real-life surroundings. More information on the individual characters, their stories, roles, relationships and environments can be found at http://www.mightyworld.com.
International Playthings, Inc.
(973) 316-2500 x 232
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