MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Moose Toys continues to dominate on the world stage, taking out two key awards at the Toy and Supplier of the Year Awards presented last night by the British Toy and Hobby Association with the Toy Retailers Association. The awards were presented at the gala event to kick-off the first day of the 64th annual London Toy Fair.
For the third year running, global phenomenon Shopkins has won in the Best Collectible Range category, cementing its position as the world's number one collectible brand.
Little Live Pets has also continued to hold the position as #1 in the Interactive Toy category taking out a win with Snuggles My Dream Puppy.
This is the third year in a row Little Live Pets has won in this category. In another show of confidence in the brand, Little Live Pets Surprise Chick was been nominated for Best New Toy in 2017!
Moose further showcased its status as the #1 manufacturer within the Collectible Category with new brand, The Grossery Gang, awarded the runner-up prize in the Best Collectible Range Awards.
And, in only the brand's second year, Shopkins Shoppies was awarded runner-up in the Doll of the Year Category.
"We are excited and honoured to be walking away from this year's London Toy Awards with two wins! It is a real testament to the team and the fans that both Shopkins and Little Live Pets have won awards in their respective categories for three years running," said Paul Solomon, Co-CEO of Moose Toys.
"It is also fantastic that we have been recognised in three categories: Collectibles, Dolls and Interactive toys. We are looking forward to a fantastic 2017, expanding into new categories like craft and games, so watch this space!"
About Moose Toys
Moose Toys is a global toy company with offices in the US, UK, Hong Kong, China and the head office based in Melbourne, Australia. This award-winning company is known for designing, developing and distributing toy and lifestyle products across the globe for children of all ages and the young at heart. Moose has products in all toy categories including collectibles, arts and crafts, activity toys, dolls, novelty items and outdoor products, and has brought joy to kids worldwide with successful products such as Mighty Beanz, Beados, Aqua Sand and The Trash Pack™. In 2015, Moose expanded several major product lines for boys and girls, including Shopkins™, the hottest girl's collectible line of grocery and fashion themed characters; Little Live Pets, electronic pets that come to life in the palm of your hand; as well as line extensions for Qixels craft activity sets. Moose Toys has scored numerous coveted toy awards from industry experts and major retailers. In 2016, Walmart selected Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy for its Top 25 Holiday Toy List, and Toys"R"Us chose Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy, The Grossery Gang Vile Vending Machine, SelfieMic, the Shopkins Tall Mall and the Twozies Twogether Pack for its Hot Holiday List. The Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck was awarded 2016 Girl Toy of the Year by the Toy Industry Association, and the Shopkins Small Mart playset was awarded the 2015 Girls' Toy of the Year. Shopkins was awarded the 2016 Licensed Character/Toy of the Year by LIMA. Visit www.moosetoys.com for more information.
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