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DAREPLANE - BY MATTEL
I want to buy a Mattel Dareplane that is in good, flyable condition. It was made in 1972. Thanks, Kent.
I am looking for a Darkwing Duck stuffed toy.
DC SUPER-HERO TOYS
I'm looking for pictures of molded super-heroes and villains from the late 1960's. They included Superman, Batman, Robin, Joker, and Penguin. They were only a couple of inches in height (like the old green army men). The good guys were fully-colored with removable capes. I believe these were made by Ideal. I have not seen these since I was a little boy, and would like to see pictures of them again.
DEVELOPMENTALLY DELAYED CHILDREN'S TOYS
Are there any sources for toys for developmentally delayed children? My young grandson has a neurological condition called Delayed Myelin which has caused general development delays. I had an idea for a toy that might make help him learn shapes and colors. I would like to suggest it to someone, but I don't know who. Thanks. Wayne
DEVELOPMENTALLY DELAYED CHILDREN'S TOYS - RESPONSE - DR. TOY
Yes, please look at my site and my new book Dr. Toy's Smart Play which has a chapter on special needs. Look for Toys For Special Children; they are listed on my site. Also get in touch with Lekotek (800 573 4446 or 800 366 PLAY). Also Toys R Us just produced a guide for toys for differently abled kids 888 333 4108. Hope this helps.
DISCOVERY TOYS CATALOG
My sister-in-law had a Discovery Toys catalog that both of us ordered some of your featured products from. Can you tell me how I can receive a new catalog? I think the products you feature are wonderful and valuable learning tools for my children. Thank you! Sincerely, Sherrie.
DISCOVERY TOYS CATALOG - RESPONSE - DR. TOY
I don't sell products. Visit our web site and you will find a link to Discovery Toys. Thanks for letting me know that you find the products selected by Dr. Toy of value. All the best.
DISNEY - MUSHY
Where can I find Disney's character Mushy? William.
I have a complete set of thirty-six Disneykins miniatures still in their original box from the 1960's. Do you know their value? I have seen individual loose figurines from this set go for $10.00 each. Dave W.
I am looking for a red cloth zippered bag that looks similar to a lunch box but is a little bit bigger. It has Dalmatian type black footprints on the front. Inside there are pockets that hold about 12-14 plastic dogs of all types. If you know what I mean, please respond information, Dawn.
DOLL - 1960 "ZERO THE HERO"
I have a doll from 1960 called Zero The Hero made by American Doll and Toy Co. I would like information about it.
DOLL - ACCESSORY - HIGH CHAIR
I am looking for a doll high chair that hooks onto a table by its arms. This is the only thing my niece is asking for from Santa. She saw it in the Lillian Vernon catalog, but they are sold out.
DOLL - ACCESSORY - TRUNK
I'm looking for a plastic trunk for an 18" doll. There are wooden and metal ones for $70.00, but that isn't quite what I want. I found a plastic one for Barbies for $15.99, but I was hoping that they made one for a larger doll.
DOLL - AMAZING ALLY
I am looking to purchase an Amazing Ally doll for my daughter. Where can I find one?
DOLL - AMPUTEE
This may seem like an odd question, but in a few postings on various newsgroups, the idea of amputee dolls was mentioned. I know there are such things as a Cabbage Patch doll with crutches and leg braces, and a Barbie doll in a wheelchair (which I understand is enormously popular), but I wonder: if someone marketed an amputee fashion doll, i.e., with a prosthetic hook on one arm. Would enough therapists and doctors be interested in them to justify a production run? It would be somewhat helpful to an amputee child's self-image to have a doll that child's self- image to have a doll that is not meant to look freakish, but very much the reverse. Am I on to something here? Please let me know.
DOLL - AMPUTEE - RESPONSE - DR. TOY
There is an organization called LEKOTEK; they would be in a good position to be of assistance on this. They are in Evanston, Illinois. 1-800-366-8697
DOLL - ANIMAL FIGURINES
I am having trouble remembering the name of a toy line from the 1980's. They were little anthropomorphic animal figurines/dolls with moveable arms and legs and heads. They had a velvety-like feeling fur on them, like little short hairs. There were bears, rabbits, and raccoons. They wore clothes and had animal babies. Thanks a lot, Anne.
DOLL - BABY
My daughter has a baby doll she loves and she is falling apart. I would like to find another one. She is made just like My Very Soft Baby by Playskool. I know that she is not made by them. Only I don't know who she is made by. My Mom bought her somewhere in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is about nine inches tall, her body is made of soft terrycloth. Her body is light pink, her hands are skin tone, the bottom of her feet are white, her hat or bonnet is white with flowers on it. That is all sewn together and attached to a plastic face. She has a bib that is white with a rocking horse and a circle around the rocking horse. I would like to find another one. Please help! Jolee.
DOLL - BABY BORN
What can you tell me about Baby Born, manufactured by Zapf? Thank you, Carolyn.
DOLL - BABY MAGGIE
I am looking for a doll named "Baby Maggie". Pressing the hands and feet produces a different sound. When her tummy is pressed she giggles, and when her back is patted, she burps. The sound box in my daughter's broke. I am looking for another doll to replace her Baby Maggie. Nellie.
DOLL - BABY SO REAL or BABY ALIVE
I am looking for the doll Baby So Real or Baby Alive is it still made and where can I find it. Thanks, Elizabeth.
DOLL - BARBIE
I am trying to find out Barbie's measurements including her height. I need them for a seminar I am presenting for a college class.
DOLL - BARBIE - ACCESSORY
I am in search of the Barbie Airplane.
DOLL - BARBIE - HAPPY HOLIDAY
Do you know how much all of the Happy Holiday Barbies are? Thank you.
DOLL - BARBIE - LAST NAME
I'm trying to find out if Mattel's Barbie doll has a last name.
DOLL - BARBIE - LAST NAME - RESPONSE
Years ago I was saw the couple who created Barbie on television. They said Barbie's last name was Roberts. I remembered this fact because that is my maiden name. You can verify this by going to www.barbie.com . Follow the "go to questions" link. It lists Barbie's full name as Barbie Millicent Roberts, and says her hometown is Willows, Wisconsin.
DOLL - BARBIE - MADE IN CHINA
I'm not sure if you can answer this but here goes. I was watching a special on Barbie the other day, and a guy on there said that if you have a Barbie that was made in China that it is worth more money, I would like to know if this is true and how would I find out more about it.
DOLL - BARBIE - TEEN COURTNEY
Where can I find a Barbie doll called Teen Courtney? She is a friend of Skipper. It came out in the late 1990's.
DOLL - BARBIE DOLL HEAD
I'm looking for the head, just the head, to a 1960's Barbie Doll. Any suggestions about where to look?
DOLL - BEST USA
I am doing some remodeling in a house built in 1948. I just removed some trim and out fell a 3 and 3/8 inch tall plastic, pink doll, with BEST USA stamped on the back. What can you tell me about this toy?
DOLL - BISQUE
I purchased a doll that appears to be very old. I don't know the age but it looks like a porcelain or bisque baby doll. I would like more information on this doll. Thank you.
DOLL - BONNIE BRIDE - IDEAL
Do you have information on a 1960's doll made by Ideal? I think her name is "Bonnie Bride." She walks down the aisle and throws her bouquet. I have one in good condition, though she can no longer walk. Thanks.
DOLL - By NANCY ANN
Would like to know the history of Nancy Ann Doll Company. Could you point me in the right direction? Would prefer to get it on the computer somewhere. We are house bound at this time.
DOLL - CABBAGE PATCH KIDS - HISTORY
What is the history of the Cabbage Patch Kids? I would like to find out who invented it, its manufacturer, and its marketing people. I understand Al Kahn had something to do with it. Thank you, Andrew.
DOLL - CHATTY CATHY
I am looking for a doll I had when I was little. She had a pink with white polka dot jumpsuit-type outfit on which did not come off. When you pulled her string, she talked. Her head and hands were plastic, but her body was cushiony. She had real hair, too. I had a black one and my sister had a white one. My mom thinks it was a Chatty Cathy but we are not sure. Can you please tell me where to start my search to find one?
DOLL - CHATTY CATHY - RESPONSE
I had a Chatty Cathy doll in the 1960's. I remember her having a plastic body. I cried and cried when she wouldn't talk anymore. If you would like to see a picture to of a Chatty Cathy doll, try www.ebay.com . Search for Chatty Cathy. Open an auction with a camera icon by it, indicating that there is a picture. Kathy J.
DOLL - CLOTH
I'm trying to get information on a cloth doll. The name Mike is displayed on the front of his green overalls. He is about one foot tall and is made of cloth, with features printed on. The date on his backside appears to be 1933. He has blond hair. His green overalls have plaid cuffs. He is also wearing a red shirt and a blue bandanna. He appears to have his tongue sticking out of the right corner of his mouth. Any information about him would be appreciated. Thanks, Fred.
DOLL - CRISSY
Are any reproductions still being made? The Ideal Toy Co. made them. Thanks, Mark.
DOLL - DANCING DARLING
I am looking for a Dancing Darling Doll made by Artista Toys. If you have information on this doll, please help me. Donna.
DOLL - DISNEY - MATTEL
I have been collecting Mattel Disney movie dolls since 1990. I would like to find a source that lists these dolls prices. I would like to bid on these dolls, but would like to have a price guide, so that I do not end up paying too much.
DOLL - DOLL HOUSE - BLUE BIRD TOYS
I am looking for the maker of miniature dollhouses with a logo reading Blue Bird Toy PLC. They are from Swindon, England, made in China, and the copyright is 1993. The houses have little lights that turn on and off. I have a Pizza parlor and a New England type home with a bell in the gable. Are these still made? Where can I buy them? Marla.
DOLL - DOLL HOUSES û Lionel Electric Doll Houses
What can you tell me about Lionel's Electric Doll Houses. They were made in the 1950's, I think. Thank You, Victor.
DOLL - DOLLHOUSE - MY PRETTY DOLLHOUSE
Where can I find the "My Pretty Dollhouse" line? What stores in the San Francisco area carries them? Cecelia.
DOLL - DOLLHOUSE - TEMPLATES
Where can I find dollhouse templates? I need simple ones, which are pretty easy to build. Janeen.
DOLL - EDUCATIONAL
I am looking for a doll for my granddaughter. The doll has a cloth body. It teaches children how to work zippers, buttons, tie shoes, etc. Cathy.
DOLL - FISHER PRICE DOLL
I am looking for a discontinued Fisher Price doll . The doll is soft plastic in a night shirt. Can you help? Thanks, Ross.
DOLL - GIRL MOTORCYCLIST
I had a girl motorcyclist toy in the early to mid 1970's. She had a ramp that her motorcycle was placed on. It had a "pump" on top of it. After you pumped it, you pressed the release lever, and she sped off. It came with a paper measuring tape. I thought her name was Debbie Lyler, but I can not find any toy by that name. I have looked on Ebay for the past six months. Thank you, Sharon.
DOLL - HEDDA GET BEDDA
This doll was marketed, I believe, in the 1960's as Hedda Get Bedda. It was about twelve inches to fifteen inches tall and had three faces. In order for this doll to have a certain face, you would turn the knob on top of her head. Where can I find one today?
DOLL - HOBO - RUSHTON
My great-grandmother bought a hobo doll, made by the Rushton Company of Atlanta, Georgia. The hobo is truly ugly. He has blonde hair and stubble on his cheeks, and he sports a cigar in his mouth. Any information on this doll would be appreciated. Tracy.
DOLL - HUMPTY DUMPTY
Where can I find a Humpty Dumpty doll that plays the Humpty Dumpty tune? We are in Australia. Kim.
DOLL - IDEAL
I am looking for information about a doll that I received about 43 years ago. The doll was made by Ideal. Thank you, Phyllis.
DOLL - IDEAL TOYS - 1974
I just found a 1974 Ideal Doll. She is about 18 inches high and has reversible hair. She can be blond or brunette if you spin her scalp around! Any idea who she might be? She is dressed kind of like Cher in long pea green cape with gold body suit underneath and high heeled green sandals. I can't believe I don't recall her! I would have been ten at the time. Shame on me!
DOLL - IT'S A SMALL WORLD - VALUE
I have twelve dolls from Disney's It's A Small World, each one a different nationality, made by Spellman/Lipson in 1968. They are approximately seven inches tall. Each is in its original box and clear wrapping. Some of the boxes are a little battered and a couple of them have torn plastic shrink-wrap, but the dolls are in great shape. I would like to know their value. If it would help, I have pictures I can send. Thanks, Les.
DOLL - Jack & Jill
Hi, I have a set of Jack & Jill Dolls, still in the original box. I haven't seen them around in stores in years. I received them as a Christmas Gift in the 1960's. Where, or who should I contact to see if these dolls are of any value?
DOLL - JAMMIE PIES
In 1987 I received a doll called Jammie Pies. The doll was put around the theme of a sailor. She has an anchor on the side of her head, and Jammie Pies is printed on the bottom of her left foot. Can you tell me about this product? I heard that they stopped making them in 1988. Thanks, Kelly.
DOLL - JUMPSY
My favorite toy was a Jumpsy Doll. She could jump rope and not fall. I got her around 1971-1973. The most horrible thing happened to her; she was burned up in a fire. My sister and I were playing house under a white sheet tent. We went inside to eat lunch, and when we returned, the sheets were engulfed in fire; my Jumpsy doll was inside the tent. My mother never bought me another one, and toy stores don't carry her anymore. Thanks for listening. Vernice.
DOLL - KISSY DOLL - IDEAL
I wanted to find out the history of this doll. I had one when I was little. It brought back fond memories. Laura
DOLL - LINDA
I am looking for a doll named Linda.
DOLL - MADE IN JAPAN
I would like to find out more information about a doll. I believe she was made in the 1970's. She is about 18 inches tall and has a small record player in her back. I still have one record; it's the size of an Oreo cookie. I think she was made in Japan. My grandmother bought her in Germany.
DOLL - MARIQUITA PEREZ
I have obtained a large newer collection of Mariquita Perez dolls. Could you tell me a little bit of history behind them or about Mariquita herself? Holly.
DOLL - MECHANICAL
I have a doll made by Playmates Toys, Inc. in 1986-1987. She stands 33 inches tall has blonde hair and is mechanical. She runs on batteries and comes with a tape labeled Jill. When you insert the tape into her back, she talks, and her head, arms, and eyes move. She asks questions and responds to voices. The tapes and clothes were sold together in packs: there was a nurse's set and a trip to the mall, amongst others. Where can I find the rest of her tapes and clothing?
DOLL - MECHANICAL - VINTAGE
I have a mechanical doll, circa 1900,with a bellow for the torso. It has a tin head. I have consulted with many experts, but have not been able to positively identify it. Someone has said that they thought it was a toy known as "Pipsqueek" circa 1920. If you are interested in helping me please let me know, and I will e-mail pictures and more of a description. Tracy.
DOLL - MOMMY-TO-BE
Where can I find a Mommy-To-Be Doll, or a similar pregnant "Barbie" type doll? Thank you, Deborah.
DOLL - MRS. BEASLEY
How much is a 1967 Mrs. Beasly Doll worth? It has with a stain on its back and is missing a piece of clothing, but is in very good condition. Thanks, Karen.
DOLL - Mrs. Beasley
Can you tell me if the Mrs. Beasley doll is still available? If so, where can it be purchased? Also, who manufactured the doll? Thanks for your help.
DOLL - NEWBORN BABY
I bought a newborn baby doll around 1995. It was heavy with thick skin, possibly rubber. It weighed about five pounds. It was hairless, or the hair was molded on the head. It broke open, so I know that it had gel inside of it. I don't know the manufacturer; I bought it at Toys R Us. My friend says it is called Baby Bones, but I don't think it is. What is it called? Thanks, Dino.
DOLL - PAPER - DOLLY POP TOY
My daughter used to have a toy called Dolly Pops. They were plastic paper dolls that the clothes used to pop on and off of. Do you know who made these, and if there is anything like them now? She had them in the 1970's and early 1980's. I would love to get them for my niece. Thanks.
DOLL - PAPER - DOLLY POP TOY - RESPONSE
I'm not sure if it is similar enough, but there is a new line out now called Polly Pop-On. I just bought my niece Polly's Boutique for Christmas. The dolls are about five inches tall, and the clothes are plastic and snap on and off.
DOLL - PEE-WEE HERMAN
Where can I get a replacement voice box for a Pee-Wee Herman doll? Thanks, Fred.
DOLL - PERSONALIZED LOOK-A-LIKES
I want high quality dolls made in the image of my nieces, puppy, and me as a child. Who does that type of work? These will heirlooms for my nieces. V.J.
DOLL - PK (1990)
I am trying to find information about a doll and its manufacturer. It has the marking "PK" on its foot bottoms, and a date of 1990 on the back of its neck. It is a brown haired boy doll with a red shirt and blue jeans. I think it is part of a series of toys. I would like to buy others in the line.
DOLL - PLAYGROUND KIDS
Hi, I was wondering if you've ever heard of flexible dolls called Playground Kids. Each came with its own piece of playground equipment. I know they were released sometime in late 1980's, early 1990's, but are long off store shelves now. If you have any information on these dolls or where I could buy more, please email me. Thanks so much, Heather.
DOLL - PRAM FOR TRIPLETS
Where can I find a doll pram or stroller for triplets? I saw one in Dublin, Ireland at Christmas time, but I can't seem to get one now. Thanks, Carol.
DOLL - R & B
I am hoping to find information on a doll I own. My Grandma, who received the doll from my Grandpa's aunt when she passed away, gave her to me. She has a soft head (possibly vinyl). Her body is made of cloth, but her arms and legs are vinyl or plastic. She also has a voice box that makes her cry when patted on the back. Her clothes are made from what looks like a flour sack, with a robe around her shirt and shorts. She is wrapped in a pink blanket. The only mark is on the back of her head; it is R & B.
DOLL - RAGGEDY ANN
I have a Raggedy Ann doll from 1969. It has a music box, and a heart with I Love You written on the body. What is its value? Thanks, MSorge.
DOLL - RAGGEDY ANN VENTRILOQUIST
I need information on a Ventriloquist Raggedy Ann doll. Printed on its back is 1973 The Bobbs Merrill Co., Inc. T.M., as well as Jolly Toy, Inc. Thank you, Kim.
DOLL - RECORDABLE VOICE BOX
This site is great. Glad I found it. Am only hoping though someone can guide me to a recordable voice box for a doll that I have in mind.
DOLL - SAUCY WALKER
I have a Saucy Walker doll from Ideal Toys. I need to replace some eyelashes. Any assistance would be appreciated.
DOLL - SHIRLEY TEMPLE
I'm looking to sell a vintage Shirley Temple Heidi doll made by the Ideal Toy, Co. It is still in the box and has a hanging tag on its wrist. I was wondering where I could find its value.
DOLL - SHIRLEY TEMPLE
I have a question about Shirley Temple Dolls. I can guess the year within a range of 1958-1960. The cotton dress she wore was pink and white with black in it. Her hair was more of a blonde color. She wore white shoes and I think her arms and legs were jointed. Do you know which one I mean?
DOLL - SHIRLEY TEMPLE - RESPONSE - DR. TOY
The Shirley Temple Doll I remember had a white dress with red polka dots. She was one of my favorite dolls. There are books on Shirley Temple and on doll collecting on Amazon.Com .
DOLL - SKATEBOARD SHANNON
I am trying to find a doll named Skateboard Shannon. Thanks, Charlotte.
DOLL - SKY DANCERS
Hi, we're trying to find a Sky Dancer doll. They doll is mounted on a holder with a pull string. When the string is pulled, the doll spins and flies upward. They were popular about five years ago, where do you think we might find one now?
DOLL - TALKING TOTS
I am looking for information on the doll called Talking Tots. My daughter has one, but it came without instructions. I would like to find out what it can do. Thank you, Beth.
DOLL - TINY TEARS
Where can I find a baby doll named Tiny Tears? She was made in England in the 1970's. She had short blonde hair and blue eyes that moved. Rachael.
DOLL - TINY TEARS - RESPONSE
I have also been searching for a Tiny Tears. I discovered she is undergoing a re-vamp by the makers and will be re-launched in Fall 2000. But my daughter's birthday is in June. Can you help?
DOLL - TINY...
Back in the late 1960's or early 1970's I had the cutest doll. I am trying to remember her name. I do not remember what she looked like either, but her accessories included a high chair and a bed, She also had a swing set in bright yellow plastic with three brightly colored dots on it (possibly red, green, and orange). I remember her name was Tiny "something."
DOLL - TOY ANIMALS
I am trying to remember the name of a set of toy animal dolls that I had. They were from the mid-1980's. They were animal families: Bears, Foxes, Brown Bunnies, and sticker with their photo and their name. One was named Dustin. They had there own furniture. Lisa
DOLL - TWO FACES
I am looking for a baby doll that was popular in the 1960's. The doll had two faces. The faces were hidden in a hat like cover. The faces were sad and happy, and you could change them by turning a control knob. Leona.
DOLL - VALUE
I have a Korean doll made in China around the time of the Korean War. If you have any information about its value, please email me. Please, note that the doll is slightly damaged. Judith.
DOLL - VALUE
This past weekend I purchased an 8" doll. The tag indicated she was vintage, but the patent date stamped on her back is 1986. The hairstyle and clothes are too stylish for a vintage doll. On her back it has From the Characters of Cleveland, Inc. She has golden hair and pretty face features. Any clues? Thanks, Glenna.
DOLL - VALUE - 1970's
I have a mint condition from the 1970's. When her arm is moved, she makes different faces. What is this doll and is there any value to it?
DOLL - WITCHIEPOO
I was checking to see if you knew the value of the 1970's Witchiepoo doll made by My Toy? It's in excellent condition, and it's about two feet tall. Please let me know. Thanks, Tino.
DOLL - WITH BROWN HORSE
Back in the 1980s, I remember a toy advertised which featured a little blond hard plastic doll that rode on a brown plastic horse. The horse actually walked, as the doll sat on its back. What was the name of this toy?
DOLL - WORRY DOLLS
I am looking for the legendary worry dolls kit made by Curiosity Kids.
DOLL HOUSE - PLAYSKOOL
I need a replacement part for a Playskool dollhouse. Where can I find a contact number or website to help me with this? Thank you. Leah
DOLL û KNICKERBOCKER
I have a six-inch tall doll. She has red hair and movable legs and arms. On her back is stamped: @1982 CPI, Inc.- @1982 CTNYNS, Inc. 1982 Knickerbocker Toy Co., Inc H17. Any information will be appreciated. Patricia.
DOLLS - RESIN
I am making dolls out of resin and need to find out as much as I can about resin casting. Please, would you be kind enough to help?
I need to a find a product called Domino Rally. Help, Valjean.
DONATION OF TOYS FOR SICK CHILDREN
My husband is the Chaplain at a county. He is planning a program with toys to be given to sick children to ease their fears. There will be themes to this program. Examples include: Bears of Prayer and Heather the Heavenly Hedgehog. What companies might help?
I am a senior at Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange New Jersey. Our school has become involved with the Tomorrow's Children's Fund, a program that helps kids plagued with terminal cancer. Our school is involved in every activity that they sponsor. Every December they hold a breakfast with Santa. For the last three years our school has coordinated this event. Food is provided and the kids are kept occupied with games that students help coordinate. Some of our students dress up as elves to entertain the children. The kids get a picture with Santa, but they have never received presents. This year we thought it would be a good idea to hand out small gifts to the children from Santa. We want to hand out toys to these kids, because most of them are dying of cancer, and we don't want them to remember Santa just giving them a candy cane. I want to ask you if you know of any toy companies that are willing to help our cause. I am not asking for free toys; if we need to raise money it would be no problem. What I need are companies that will give us a discount on toys to give to these kids. This is a legitimate cause that will not benefit our school in any way. Everything will go to the Tomorrow's Children's Fund. If you have any information, please e-mail. If you want to get in touch with my school, I will provide you with an address. Thank you for your time and patience in this matter. I hope to hear from you soon.
I am a social work major at Georgia State University and am doing my internship in a nonprofit organization called The Family Tree Resource Center. My task at The Family Tree is to put together a parenting program for the teenage mothers who attend the high school The Family Tree is located in. My budget is very limited, and part of my internship is to put together a small child care center that will be used while student are in the parenting classes. Could you tell me if some of the larger companies like Fisher-Price or Playskool ever donate toys to organization such as The Family Tree? If they do, could you please give me a suggestion on how to accomplish this goal? Thank you.
I'm with the Hancock County Sheriffs reserves. We are in a drive for toys and gifts for children in our county in West Virginia for Christmas. We are a small group who work with our local police department. Our community is very small, but it is a very poor area. Any help you can give will be a blessing. The secretary of sheriffs reserves thanks you.
Downfall was a game for two that I played as a child in the early 1970's. It was made of plastic, and the goal was to move your plastic pieces from the top of the playing surface to the bottom, before the opponent on the backside of the game could do it. Is it made any more? Where could I get a used one? Thanks.
DR. SEUSS ITEMS - THE GRINCH
Hi. I was wondering where to find any Dr. Seuss items that deal with The Grinch. If you know, can you please e-mail me a link to them, or send me a list along with their prices. Thanks, Beth.
DRAGON BALL Z
I am requesting information on the game Dragon Ball Z. Where I can buy this game and how much does it cost?
Where can I find a set of dragons maybe with a knight and some other characters included? My children have farm animals, bugs and reptiles, dinosaurs, jungle animals, etc., but I can't find dragons.
My three year old son is showing an interest in music and plays drums on anything he can. I am looking for a drum set for his birthday. Could you help me?
EASY BAKE OVEN - 1999
I lost the recipes to the Yellow Cake Mix, Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix and Chocolate Frosting Mix from a Kenner Easy Bake Oven bought for Christmas 1999.
EASY BAKE OVEN - 1999 - RESPONSE - DR. TOY
Contact Kenner's customer service department. The phone number is listed on this site at Customer Service Phone Numbers .
EDDU TOY WOODEN BARN
I have enjoyed looking at your websites and am wondering if you can help me locate a certain farm toy. It is made by EDDU TOY. It's a little wooden barn with wooden animals inside. The roof slats come off, and animals can be moved in and out of the barn. My one year old loves it, but I can't find it anywhere. The one I've seen belongs to my friend who lives in another state. Thanks, Sarah.
Hello, and thank you for reading and responding to my query. I work for a pediatric medical office and we are looking to add a few more educational toys for our play area. One in particular is a wall mounted steering wheel with a gear shift box, turn signals, etc. I noticed that you had a smart little tiny tot driver by VTECH on one of your product lists. May I have a description and price on that particular item. If I could get that information as soon as possible that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you again!
I was told about a web site with great educational toys. The name is something like ABC Distributors. Can you help me find this site?
What do you know about a company by the name of Edushape and their floor puzzle tiles?
I am looking for an inexpensive one to three capacity egg incubator for a child who is six years old. Any suggestions? I live in Denton, Texas. Linda.
EGG INCUBATOR - RESPONSE
The Delta Education catalog has an 8 3/4" diameter incubator for $25.95. It looks like it would hold 3-4 eggs. The item number is 53-090-0492. Ask where to get fertile eggs when you call! Here's the phone 800-442-5444.
I'm looking for a toy that was made about in the mid 1990's. It was an elephant that when turned on would blow air out his trunk, sending paper butterflies into the air. I don't know the name of the toy, or if it is still available. I would love to buy it for my children. Thanks.
I would like information about a toy. It's a Warner Bros. Elmer Fudd manufactured by Centaur. It also says Merrie Melodies. The top of the package says: Bugs Bunny and Pals Perform! It says on the back Centaur Productions, Burbank, CA. Thank you.
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I a looking for a Farmall A 1/16 scale toy tractor made by ERTL in 1995. Thank you, Cindy
ERTL TOY TRACTOR - RESPONSE
Check out www.everstoystore.com. They have a huge selection of Ertl tractors. Bradley.
ERTL TOY TRACTOR - RESPONSE
Contact Susie at firstname.lastname@example.org. They carry the exact one you want #4355. Brad.
Where can I find an exercise ball, similar to ones used in Physical Education classes? They are four or five feet in diameter with a cover that laces up on the outside. Abe.
EYEWITNESS - Board Game
Does anyone remember this board game besides me? If anyone knows where I can buy a copy at a reasonable price, please let me know! Same with Mystery Date. I just want to play it, not stick it up on a shelf as a collectible!
EYEWITNESS - Board Game - RESPONSE
I did a search on www.ebay.com . This is an auction site that frequently has old toys and/or games. I searched, but there was not a copy of the Eyewitness board game listed. You may want to check the site every week to see if one gets listed. They do have several Mystery Date games listed, but the lowest price one sold for last month was $45. Stan.
I was just wondering if you could tell me what the upcoming toy fads may be. I don't want to miss out on these things like I did with Tamagotchi and Beanie Babies, etc. I would appreciate it if you reply as soon as possible. Thank you for your time.
FATHER and SON TOY
I know a father who is adopting a three-year old boy. I would like to buy them something they can do together: a game, sporting toy, etc. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks, Laura.
FEMALE FIGURINE - FORMAL ATTIRE
I am looking for the female companion to a male figure wearing a tuxedo which was made by Kenner in 1994. He is about five and a half inches tall. Under the copyright date it says "advance" and also made in China. Or, if you know where to find a similar pair, that would work just as well. Thanks, Suzy.
FIGURINES - BOUNCING HEADS
What is the name of the figurines that have a spring for the neck, such that the head bounces about? I have seen "baseball players" on ESPN baseball commercials. Thanks.
I am trying to find Finger Blasters. The toy is a foam tube about one inch in diameter and about six inches in length, with fins on the rear. At the tip is attached a rubber band that you hold. In the rear, the tube has a hole to insert your finger into. You pull the "blaster and rubber band" tight, then let go. The last time I saw them was at a summer camp in 1997. I have tried the major toy stores, and they have no clue.
I don't remember where, but I know I've seen toy fish! I believe they work on magnetics; the fish maintain buoyancy somehow, too. But you put them in an aquarium and you have maintenance-free fish! Any ideas where I might find them? Thanks for your time, Henry.
FISH - RESPONSE
There are similar fish in the Oriental Trading Company catalog. They sell some in an aquarium. There are also some attached with a string to a clear plastic bubble When you put those in a fishbowl with water, it appears they are swimming. Catalogs can be requested at 1-800-228-2269.
FLYING TOY - THREE BLADED HELICOPTER
Where can I buy a flying toy like this: a balloon is blown up, attached to a simple three bladed helicopter; when released, it flies into the air, propelled by the air from the balloon rushing over the three blades. It also whistles as it rises.
FOOTBALL - BLACK BOMB - CAP TOYS
Where can I find a Cap Toy's Black Bomb? It resembles a Nerf football, and has a plastic ring around the center. I bought one in 1997 and have been unable to find a replacement. Thank you, Vince.
FORKLIFT RIDING TOY
I received a catalog in the mail with a picture on the cover of a child sitting on a large forklift riding toy which had a hand powered crank to move the fork part up and down. It looked like it was made of the same type of plastic as a Little Tykes or Step 2 toy. I'm hoping someone knows where to order this. It is the only gift my five year old wants, and I lost the catalog.
FORKLIFT RIDING TOY - FOLLOW UP
Thank you! Through Toys To Grow On I was able to find the forklift. My son will be so thrilled to receive it!
FORMULATOR BY SNAPTECH
I am trying to locate a toy called Formulator made by SnapTech. The toy also had the Discovery Channel logo on it and when they were called they provided a phone number that was no longer in service. If you could give me any information on how to reach this company it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Lisa.
Hi, do you know of anywhere I could get a Fraggle toy? Thanks. Mike.
FUNRISE TOY CORPORATION
What is the address of the Funrise Toy Corp. in Woodland Hills, CA? Thank you, Martha.
FURBY MATCHING GAME
I recently purchased the Furby Matching Game by Tiger on the Internet. Does anyone know what size batteries it takes?
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