At a time of uncertainty and unfamiliarity, it is good to reassure children and present familiar items to them to make them feel comfortable. Having familiar book characters they read about or are read to about can provide children with calmness and help reduce stress.
YOTTOY’s best-selling book-based toy lines are special additions to the company’s Mo Willems collection; Paddington Bear plush inspired by the books written by Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum; and new offerings for Little Blue Truck, based on the books by Alice Schertle. These include:
Mo Willems’ Pigeon and Duckling Finger Puppets– The Pigeon and Duckling Finger Puppets inspire creative interactive play as an adorable duo, handmade of sewn tricot with screen-printed eyes, felt wings and beaks. Through role play, The Pigeon and Duckling encourage social skills and imagination to take flight for children of all ages! Available summer 2020, SRP $14.99
Mo Willems’ Bus Pencil Case – Sturdily constructed with water-resistant printed fine-woven canvas, this pencil case has a securely-sewn twill fabric interior and chunky plastic zipper to safely hold pens, pencils, markers, and other essentials on the go. With The Pigeon in the front seat, Mo Willems’ fans will love this compact and stylish accessory that also features Willems’ most popular characters – Elephant & Piggie, Knuffle Bunny, Duckling, Leonardo, and more – seen in the windows all around! Available now, SRP $16.50
Classic Paddington 8.5” Seated Bear Soft Toy –Inspired by Peggy Fortnum’s original Paddington™illustrations, this new Paddington style is made of luxuriously soft honey-brown plush. Design details include shiny black eyes, brown flocked nose and expressive embroidered smile. With signature blue soft fleece coat complete with hood, red felt hat, wide open arms, and iconic “Please look after this Bear” tag, this cuddly Paddington naturally finds a home in a child’s heart. Available now, SRP $26.99
Classic Paddington 12” Seated Bear Soft Toy with Marmalade Sandwich – This cuddly soft Paddington™ is a companion that kids of all ages love to look after! Made of luxuriously soft honey-brown plush with carefully embroidered winning smile, this new Paddington style sports a red felt bush hat and removable hooded fleece coat accented with embroidered details. Inspired by Peggy Fortnum’s illustrations, this Paddington wears his famous “Please look after this Bear” tag. This bear is ready for any sticky situation with a marmalade sandwich securely sewn to his paw …since as Paddington wisely suggests, “One should always have a spare sandwich in case of emergency!” Available summer 2020, SRP $38.99
Little Blue Truck Jack-in-The Box – Take a turn with Little Blue Truck and his farm friends with this new spin on a classic Jack-in-the Box. Hear “Pop Goes the Weasel” as the crank is turned until a plush Toad pops out! The beautifully decorated tin box features Jill McElmurry’s illustrations of Little Blue Truck traveling down a muddy country road. Made of durable sturdy metal, this Jack-in-the-Box provides long-lasting fun and helps little ones develop auditory and visual awareness through play. Available summer 2020, SRP $26.99
About YOTTOY Productions, Inc.
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, privately-held, New York City-based YOTTOY (pronounced yàht • toy) – “toy” spelled backwards and forwards – is a leading toy source for the highest level of character product designs. YOTTOY evolves brands into exclusive product lines that exceed style and value expectations, and encourage a special interaction between adults and children, YOTTOY’s current collection features more than 150 styles of beloved book and entertainment properties ranging from timeless classics, including Paddington Bear, Babar, Madeline, Eloise, and Corduroy Bear, to contemporary favorites such as Arnie the Doughnut, The Rainbow Fish and Bob Shea’s Dinosaur, as well as charming characters from authors/illustrators Mo Willems and Greg Pizzoli. All YOTTOY styles are brought to life by a talented team of designers in the company’s one-of-a-kind top-floor creative studio located in midtown Manhattan. Ultimately after careful engineering and utmost care, YOTTOYs can be found at specialty stores, museums, boutiques, bookstores, department stores, gift stores, and online at YOTTOY.com.
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Two winners will each receive a Classic Paddington 8.5” Seated Bear Soft Toy (ARV $24). See below for terms and conditions. Open to U.S. residents of the 48 contiguous United States. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 4.23.20
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