Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 14, 2007
With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, the Calico Critters of Cloverleaf Corners' five new play sets have hit the shelves at specialty toy retailers nationwide. These new additions include two equestrian-themed play sets, one limited edition trio of baby penguins, and two holiday themed products, just in time for Halloween and Christmas.
The cute and cuddly Calico Critters are wholesome, classic toys that never go out of style. These adorable flocked mini critters (1 ¼" to 3" high) are poseable, with jointed arms and legs and heads that turn, and feature removable clothing. The Cloverleaf Corners community features life-like homes, detailed furniture environments and ready to-play sets that are realistic and encourage children to share their own experiences and values as they play. The exciting new product line-up includes:
Limited Edition Penguin Babies:
This set of three delightful penguins has soft light grey bellies, bright orange beaks, colorful scarves, and heads and wings that move. It includes a baby bottle and two pacifiers for the baby penguins. The Limited Edition Penguins will be available for a limited time at a MSRP of $14.99.
Sweetbriar Pony and Stable:
The critters of Cloverleaf Corners love to take care of Sweetbriar Pony and this set provides everything they need. The set features a large stable and more than 10 accessories including saddle, bridle, brush and comb, bucket, shovel, rakes, pitch fork, gate lock, and horse jump. The Sweetbriar Pony is also included and fully poseable. This set retails at a MSRP of $49.99.
Willow at the Horse Show:
Carla Whiskers and her pony Willow have practiced their jumps and are ready to win the 1st annual Cloverleaf Corners Horse Show! The horse show set includes Carla Whiskers, Willow the pony, a bridle and reins, brush, comb, trophy, and awards. The set has an MSRP of $19.99.
Happy Halloween Set:
It's Halloween time and Camryn McKeegen is ready for Cloverleaf Corner's annual Halloween party! The set includes Camryn in her witch costume, pumpkins, broom, magic wand, Halloween masks, party hats, and decorations.
The Happy Halloween Set has an MSRP of $14.99.
Deluxe Christmas Set:
This set provides everything needed for a Merry Calico Christmas. The deluxe set includes Santa Bear with toy sack, Christmas tree with decorations, large Snowman, Christmas wreath, stocking, and presents. The Deluxe Christmas Set retails at a MSRP of $29.99.
The new Calico Critters products are available through specialty toy retailers nationwide, and online through http://www.intplay.com.
About Calico Critters
Calico Critters of Cloverleaf Corners are timeless, classic toys that delight children and promote wholesome family values. These award-winning miniature creatures and their life-like environments have inspired the imagination and creativity of countless children, while promoting healthy physical and cognitive development through pretend play. Calico Critter families are just like real families, and every mom, dad, sister and brother plays an important role in the Cloverleaf Corners community. More information on the individual characters, their stories, roles, relationships and environments can be found at http://www.calicocritters.com.
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.
International Playthings, Inc.
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