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Top Toy Company 2020

According to Statista, LEGO Group was the leading toy company worldwide in 2020 with over 7.2 billion USD in revenue.

Sand Breeding Kits

Pet Rock inventor, Gary Dahl, followed up his best-selling novelty with Sand Breeding Kits, a product that failed to match the success of its predecessor.

Warmest wishes of the season from Toy Tales!

We appreciate your continued support and look forward to providing you with another year of toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Care Bear Plush

Kenner adapted the Care Bear characters into toys in 1983. Over 40 million of the plush bears were sold between 1983 and 1987.

Top 1940s Toys

According to TIME’s list of all-time 100 greatest toys, the top toys of the 1940s include soap bubble solution, Little Golden Books, Slinky, Magic 8-Ball, and LEGO.

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse’s middle name is Theodore.

National Jigsaw Day

National Jigsaw Day is celebrated annually on November 3.

Louis Marx and Company

Louis Marx and Company (est. 1919) grew to become the largest toymaker in the world in the 1950s.

Butler Brothers Pedal Car

The Butler Brothers ‘Cyclone’ model pedal car sold for $4.50 in 1927.