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Link Roundup: LEGO Replay, Le Creuset, Judge Barbie, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The LEGO Group is piloting the LEGO Replay program as a way to gather and donate used LEGO bricks.
  2. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the Teddy bears that have invaded Paris.
  3. Le Creuset has released a line of high-end Star Wars cookware.
  4. 1980’s animated series Inspector Gadget is set for another live-action remake.
  5. Target has partnered with Tru Kids to relaunch the Toys “R” Us website.
  6. Here’s a look at Mildred Wirt Benson, the writer who brought fictional teen sleuth Nancy Drew to life.
  7. Mattel has announced that this year’s Career of the Year doll will be a judge.
  8. A first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold for more than $56,000.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.