Spread the Love and Laughter with GIANTmicrobes® Valentine's Day Products

Best Selling Heart Boxes & New Smooch® Vinyl Figure

Jan 20, 2011, 13:38 ET from Giantmicrobes, Inc.

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Giantmicrobes, Inc. (www.giantmicrobes.com), the innovative designers of collectible toys inspired by the microscopic world, announces infectiously cute and romantic products for Valentine's Day.

Like all GIANTmicrobes® products, the new additions are humorously educational toys modeled on electron micrographs, enlarged a million times actual size. Each product includes the micrograph image as well as information about the microbe it represents. The nearly 100 microbes in the GIANTmicrobes® Originals plush toy series include Common Cold, Ebola Virus, Brain Cells, Bed Bugs and more.  The toys are popular worldwide with college students, medical professionals, parents, educators, collectors, and kids of all ages.

Valentine's Day Releases:

GIANTmicrobes® Heart Boxes: Each redesigned gift box includes 5 of the company's best-selling mini plush microbes.  ($19.95 srp each)

Heart Warming includes Kissing Disease, Sperm Cell, Egg Cell, Penicillin and an exclusive pink Amoeba available only in this box.

Heart Burned includes Herpes, Chlamydia, Pox, HPV and Penicillin.


GIANTmicrobes® Vinyl Figures: Smooch®, inspired by Kissing Disease, joins the company's new line of collectible Vinyl Figures. Each Vinyl Figure comes with an animation flip book and an action-pose sticker; fans can watch them sing and dance at the GIANTmicrobes website: http://www.giantmicrobes.com. ($12.95 srp each)



Founded in 2002 by Drew Oliver, a former editor of the Harvard Lampoon, Giantmicrobes, Inc. (www.giantmicrobes.com) is a fast-growing global brand which distributes its products throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Distribution channels include drug stores, bookstores, museums, science centers, hospital gift shops, educational catalogs, and general gift shops worldwide, as well as the company's website, www.giantmicrobes.com.  GIANTmicrobes® are innovative, creative collectibles and gifts, and are also used by parents, teachers, and medical professionals as educational tools.  More than 10 million GIANTmicrobes® products have been sold to date.

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