StinkyKids Creator to Host Event at FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue

On Saturday, September 10, starting at 1 p.m., StinkyKids fans are invited to a special event at FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue in New York City. At the event, fans will be able to purchase the brand-new StinkyKids book, StinkyKids See a Full Moon, and meet the brand’s creator, Britt Menzies. Menzies will host a story time and will autograph new books purchased by attendees. StinkyKids characters are playful, curious tykes who learn to make right choices through their innocent childhood mistakes and gain valuable life lessons.

StinkyKids Creator to Attend Fall Toy Preview

Brett Menzies, the creator of the StinkyKids Collection, is inviting attendees to meet with her on Tuesday, October 5th at Fall Toy Preview, held in Dallas, T.X. The collection has been sold at retailers such as Wal-mart.com, Nordstrom, Nordstrom.com, FAO Schwarz, FAO.com, Target.com, MadameAlexander.com, Amazon.com (nearly sold out), and more.

StinkyKids is seeking licensees in product categories, including toys/games, coloring books, jewelry, stickers, keychains, puzzles, gift & novelty, party paper products, and apparel & accessories.

To set up an appointment, email kzupp@stoneamerica.com.

Pearson Signed as Exclusive Publisher for StinkyKids

Stone America Licensing has announced that Pearson has been appointed the exclusive publisher for StinkyKids soft and hard cover story books.

StinkyKids is a doll line that was launched in fourth quarter 2009. The dolls are sold at 110 Nordstrom stores, Nordstrom.com, and FAO Schwarz New York. StinkyKids recently signed Madame Alexander to refill doll reorders, and to expand the program to additional specialty, mid-tier, and mass retailers.

Madame Alexander Appointed as StinkyKids Manufacturer

Stone America Licensing has appointed Alexander Doll Company, the creator of Madame Alexander Dolls, as exclusive manufacturer for StinkyKids’ soft-bodied dolls.

StinkyKids are a group of 10 diverse “little stinKers” who learn to make right choices through mistakes. The children live by the motto, “Always Be A Leader Of Good.”

The property’s doll line launched in fourth quarter 2009 in Nordstrom stores, Nordstrom.com, and at FAO Schwarz New York.  Madame Alexander plans to expand the program to additional specialty, mid-tier, and mass retailers for Christmas 2010.

Stone America is also in negotiations with publishers to produce the property’s first book.

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