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Quality, heirloom toys to keep for a lifetime

(EMERYVILLE, CA – February 16, 2019) The specialty puppet mavens at Folkmanis are delighted to debut the newest puppet designs in booth #3035 at Toy Fair 2019, February 16th to 19th, at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Renown for design excellence, superior quality and incomparable play value, Folkmanis® Puppets are time-honored, classic toys that spark joy for young and old.

“No matter what’s on trend in toys,” notes Maria Fortez, Marketing Manager, “Folkmanis® Puppets remain evergreen products that transcend the latest fad. Our heirloom quality toys are truly keepsakes to carry into your future and keep for a lifetime.”

The newest Folkmanis® Puppets available this spring are:

Delight the dog lover in your family with the sweet Folkmanis® Labradoodle puppet. Full of playful personality, animate mouth and head to fall fully in love with this remarkably realistic pup-pet…your new best friend. 20” long. Ages 3+ SRP $61.99

Fresh from the farm, the Folkmanis® Lambkin puppet is ready to explore. Kids can tell barnyard tales with the movable mouth and grow compassion for new life caring for this sweet and cuddly baby lamb. 19” long. Ages 3+. SRP $51.99

Striking blue eyes, exquisite spotted plush fur, and a long tail give the Folkmanis® Snow Leopard Cub puppet its iconic look while movable mouth and forelegs lend to its realism. Kids can discover more about this endangered species while developing an interest in the natural world.

17” long. Ages 3+. SRP $59.99

Newly hatched, the Folkmanis® Owlet puppet seeks the warmth of your embrace. Soft and scraggly, imagine this baby raptor thriving with your love to spread its wings and fly. 9” tall. Ages 3+. SRP $23.99

The adorable and cuddly Folkmanis® Pomeranian Puppy is a puppet pet that’s perfect for playtime! Activate this pooch’s personality when you animate mouth, head and forelegs of your new fur-ever friend. 17” long. Ages 3+. SRP $69.99

The future is now with the Folkmanis® Robot puppet. Crafted by imagination, this cool vintage-looking automaton is out of this world with movable mouth, arms and digits. 16” tall. Ages 3+. SRP $55.99

The Folkmanis® Shih Tzu Puppy is a life-size toy dog breed perfect for the youngest puppeteers. Kids will be thrilled to bring this pup-pet pooch to life with simple gestures to move its mouth and shake its tail.

15” long. Ages 3+. SRP $43.99

Birders rejoice in the beautiful Folkmanis® Barn Swallow puppet. Exquisite design is accented with steely blue-black feathered plush, cinnamon colored facial features and an iconic forked tail that comes to life magically with your hand movement. 10” wingspan. Ages 3+. SRP $13.99

The Folkmanis® Little Mole puppet is a welcome friend in any garden play scene. This cute critter is unmistakable with a large snout, movable mouth and claws for digging. 8” tall. Ages 3+. SRP $13.99

The Folkmanis® Mini Mink finger puppet is the perfect size for on-the-go, soft, cuddly fun! 10” long. Ages 3+. SRP $9.49

Carry your Folkmanis® White Mouse finger puppet in your pocket to amuse and delight your friends.

4” long. Ages 3+ SRP $7.99

Solitary playtime is made more fun when kids can imagine the seas they’ll swim with the Folkmanis® Shark finger puppet. 8” long. Ages 3+. SRP $9.49

About Folkmanis® Puppets:

Folkmanis believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life.  Innovating specialty puppets since 1976, Folkmanis® Puppets are clearly the best loved, low-tech, classic toys in the global marketplace.  Lauded by industry experts as well as child development and kid-approved toy tests, the company consistently earns high marks for superior play value and design excellence. Most Folkmanis® Puppets are recommended for ages 3 and up and are available at specialty toy and gift stores, nationwide and around the world.  Find Folkmanis® Puppets online at

Folkmanis® Puppets: An essential ingredient to every toy box, every childhood, every generation.

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For further information: Maria Fortez, Marketing Manager, 800-654-8922,