The Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards — also known as “the Oscars of the toy industry” — is finally back in person. After checking out this year’s star-studded event, test your knowledge of TOTYs past.

This article was originally published in the September 2022 Fall Toy Preview edition of The Toy Book. Click here to read the full issue!

About the author

Wendy Smolen

Wendy Smolen

Wendy Smolen has spent 25 years playing in the toy industry as an editor, writer, and storyteller. She co-founded Sandbox Summit, an idea forum focused on the intersection of play, learning, and technology. Currently, she works with publications, companies, and organizations to create playful perspectives that engage kids and families in innovative and impactful ways.