Fat Brain Toys Announces Annual Toy Awards

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Fat Brain Toy is pleased to announce the 31 winners of the 5th Annual Fat Brain Toy Awards. The 31 winners include 26 specialty toy manufacturers representing the most innovative and quality toys in the world.

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Fat Brain Toys Awards 2012

"Our number one goal is to show American consumers that they have a choice when purchasing toys and games," "Consumers not only cast a vote for their favorite toys, but cast a vote for BETTER toys.”

All over the world, people cast their votes online for the best products in the specialty toys and games category - and the results are in. The 31 winners of the Fat Brain Toys Awards represent 26 specialty toy manufacturers, divergent from the mainstream toy aisles, who won the public over with remarkably innovative designs and impeccable quality.

Utilizing a Facebook“Like” voting option along with voting on the FatBrainToys.com website, the largest independent retailer of specialty toys, Fat Brain Toys, provided a platform for the general public to cast their votes for their favorite toys and games. From 128 manufacturer finalists - 26 were fortunate to come out on top.

The 2012 winners of a Fat Brain Toy Award in 31 different categories follow:
Active Play - Jump Start Trampoline by Diggin
Arts & Crafts - MasterKitz, The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh by Kidzaw
Baby Toys & Gifts - Tobbles Neo by Fat Brain Toy Co.
Bath Toys - Parents Ahoy Matey Bath Time Ship by Manhattan Toys
Books - The Learning Calendar by Fat Brain Toy Co.
Brainteasers - Tridio Twist by Fat Brain Toy Co.
Building & Construction - Plus Plus Mini 600 Piece Set by Plus Plus
Classic & Retro Toys - Classics Horse and Foal Set by Breyer
Dolls & Dollhouses - Calin Sky by Corolle
Early Learning Toys - Personalized Name Puzzle by Wells Wood Works
Games - Number Ninjas by The Haywire Group
Gear & Apparel - Lay-N-Go Large by Lay-N-Go
History & Geography - Flag Frenzy by GEOtoys
Imaginative Play - Bilibo Mini 6 Color Combo Pack by Kid O
Kids Furniture - Little One’s Table & Chairs by P’kolino
Kites, Planes & Rockets - 55 inch Crystal Delta Kite by Skydog Kites
Magnets & Magnetism - Arx by Fat Brain Toy Co.
Music - Chimalong Deluxe by Woodstock Percussion
Office & Desk Toys - Playable Art Ball by Beyond123
Organic & Green Toys - School Bus by Green Toys
Outdoor Toys - Chalktrail by Fat Brain Toy Co.
Playroom Furnishings - Creative Projects Table by Step2 Company LLC
Plush - American Alligator Puppet by Folkmanis
Puzzles - Puzzle Shapes Fender Stratocaster 500 piece by PaperHouse
RC & Electronics - Snap Circuits Light by Elenco Electronics, Inc.
Room Décor - Night-Owl Portable Night-Light with OK to Wake by American Innovative
Science & Nature - Break Open Geode Kit by Discover with Dr. Cool
Special Needs - Kimochis Educator’s Tool Kit by Kimochis
Trains & Vehicles - MACK Flatbed Truck with Backhoe by Bruder
Travel Toys - Find-It On The Farm by Find It Games
Wooden Toys - Traditional Deluxe Wood Barn with Cupola by Breyer

Fat Brain Toys' President and Co founder Mark Carson elaborates, "Our number one goal is to show American consumers that they have a choice when purchasing toys and games," explains Carson. "Consumers not only cast a vote for their favorite toys, but cast a vote for better toys.” He continues, “The winning toys reflect the manufacturers’ achievements in developing exceptionally innovative, high quality toys - though, the real winners are the kids and adults who get to play with them."

About Fat Brain Toys
Begun as a literal garage start up in 2002, husband and wife team Mark & Karen Carson have grown their company into one of the largest independent retailers of specialty toys in the country. Recognized as one of the fastest growing e-retailers by Internet Retailer magazine, Fat Brain Toys credits their rapid growth to offering quality toys coupled with truly remarkable customer service. You can see their complete selection of specialty toys at http://www.fatbraintoys.com

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