EDISON, NJ -- February 12, 2019 — GUND is excited to introduce the Winter and Spring 2019 line up of new and beloved plush in booth #2107 to attendees of the 2019 New York Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center being held from Saturday, February 16 to Tuesday, February 19. Along with many new additions to the core GUND, Baby GUND, and existing license categories are new licenses being previewed as GUND plush for the first time.
The mythical corn collection has landed at Toy Fair in a flutter of sparkle and shine! The new collection of shimmering horned animals appeals to all lovers of whimsy and magic with super soft pastel and rainbow-colored Pandacorn, Llamacorns, Slothicorn and more. The first 25 customers to place an order at the GUND booth on Monday, February 18, will receive a Caticorn in a special GUND-branded tote bag.
Due to the popularity of the Baby Toothpick line – inspired by popular personality bear, Toothpick – GUND has expanded its Baby GUND collection of first plush friends to include new animals, colors, and formats to fit any nursery and little animal lover. All feature safe, soft embroidered accents and are machine washable for easy cleaning. In addition to new Mouse, Owl, and Panda plush, rattles, soft books with ribbon accents and crinkle pages for hours of tactile play, and loveys that combines plush toy with security blanket for all ages, new additions to the Toothpick family appropriate for ages one and up include new sizes for Toothpick bear and animals, including Monkey, Lemur, Lion, and Fennec Fox.
Joining friends Flappy and Flora in GUND’s best-selling animated plush category is Clappy – an enthusiastic monkey with two different play modes. Press the left foot to play an interactive clapping game, and the right to hear the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It” in a cute child’s voice. Soft, plush arms move and clap during play. Clappy is surface-washable for easy cleaning and appropriate for all ages.
Sleepy Seas Sound & Lights Whale
Baby’s soothing bedtime friend has been updated for 2019 with new play functions and a convenient new format to take Sleepy Seas on the go! For home, Sleepy Seas Sound & Lights Whale is a cute and cuddly plush whale that helps soothe baby to sleep with relaxing sounds and soft glowing lights. Press the music icon to hear 20 minutes of continuous soothing sounds with automatic shut off. Press the spiral icon to shuffle through five options for baby’s favorite sound: Calming Whale Sounds, Soothing Ocean, Gentle Bubbles, White Noise with Waves and Brahms Lullaby. Press the tail for volume control. Meanwhile, circles of light glow from within this adorable whale’s cheeks to create a soothing ambiance. For travel, the smaller, easy-to-pack Sleepy Seas Sound & Light Whale On-the-Go features a Velcro closure for easy attachment to stroller, car seat, crib, and more, that helps soothe baby to sleep with three relaxing sounds and soft glowing lights.
What’s New for Licenses
GUND is excited to preview plush for existing and new licenses joining the plush family in multiple sizes and formats. Attendees are invited to see the future of GUND and get to know these new licenses all weekend long at booth #2107.
GUND®, a division of Spin Master, is known worldwide for its top quality, soft, and huggable plush designs and gift products. Award-winning GUND products appeal to all ages, from infants up, and are perfect for both play and collecting. The 121-year old company is based in Edison, New Jersey, and distributes throughout the United States and Canada as well as in Europe, Japan, Australia, and South America. GUND products may be found in gift, specialty, toy, book, museum, and department stores as well as many other retail outlets. To find your nearest retailer or to purchase directly please visit www.gundbusiness.com.