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Rainbow is excited to announce that Paddington will continue to be a valued part of their character line-up following the renewal of their licensing agreement with The Copyrights Group for the UK.   Paddington has been part of Rainbow’s portfolio for several decades and 2020 will see not only the continuation and growth of the prestigious Classic Paddington and Paddington for Baby collections but the start of an exciting new adventure for Paddington. Under the new agreement Rainbow will…
The Home of Classic Characters has a host of beautiful baby gifts suitable for any occasion from baby shower to birth and christening to first Christmas and Birthday.  The Rainbow Designs’ family includes much-love characters that parents know and trust including: Peter Rabbit, Winnie the Pooh, Guess How Much I Love You, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Elmer, Miffy and The Snowman and the Snowdog.  Our beautiful new Gifts Sets, launched earlier this year, include the Soft Toy and Muslin Gift Set…
The star of the show this autumn is certain to be Everest, the lovable yeti from the new DreamWorks blockbuster, Abominable!  The Official new Abominable range from Rainbow Designs will feature 18cm – 50cm Plush Everest Toys as well as co-star 18cm Yi and Peng plush toys.  Also new this autumn will be the extremely popular Universal’s DreamWorks Heritage Collection that includes the super soft plush characters from the renowned blockbusters: Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda.  There will be…
Rainbow Designs, the Home of Classic Characters, is excited to announce that a new plush character range based on the upcoming DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio film, Abominable (in U.K. theaters 11 October), will be joining the Rainbow family this autumn.   Abominable is a breathtaking adventure about a teenage girl named Yi who encounters a young Yeti, whom she names Everest, on the roof of her apartment building in a Chinese city. Yi and her friends, Jin and Peng, embark on an epic…
The Home of Classic Characters, is one of the country's leading character soft toy and nursery companies and the name behind an abundance of high profile nursery plush collections including Peter Rabbit, Guess How Much I Love You, Winnie the Pooh and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Rainbow’s award-winning Disney Classic Winnie the Pooh collection, inspired by A.A Milne’s Tales from One Hundred Acre Wood, features a gorgeous array of nursery plush toys and essentials. This summer will see some…
The Home of Classic Characters’ collections are steeped with some of the most renowned and much-loved licensed characters.  Rainbow’s extremely popular Paddington Bear Classic collection features Michael Bond’s best-selling storybook character. The plush Paddington toys are created from the highest quality super soft fabrics with exquisite detailing. The collection includes the premium Large Classic Paddington with Boots and Suitcase, the Classic Cuddly Paddington, the Classic Paddington in a…
The Home of Classic Characters, is one of the country's leading character soft toy and nursery companies and the name behind an abundance of high profile infant toy collections including Peter Rabbit, Winnie the Pooh, Dumbo and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. To infinity and beyond! An exciting new arrival this summer to the Rainbow family is the new Disney Baby Toy Story collection of infant developmental toys. The new range includes Soft Toys and Activity Toys of some of Toy Story’s most…
The Home of Classic Characters has been promoting the momentous anniversaries of two much loved children’s book characters this summer by encouraging retailers to get involved in their window display competitions.   Rainbow Designs launched two separate competitions encouraging retailers to design window or interior displays for Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, who celebrates its 50th Birthday this year, and David’s McKee’s patchwork elephant, Elmer who is 30 years old.   Anthony…
Wooden toys are a timeless addition to the nursery and when coupled with classic characters, they make the perfect gift for little ones. Rainbow Designs, the Home of Classic Characters, offers retailers a stunning range of high quality wooden toys, games and puzzles in some of their most renowned classic character ranges.   Rainbow’s fun and educational Peg Puzzles make beautiful gifts for preschoolers.  The wooden Peg Puzzles, that are available in the Peter Rabbit, Guess How Much I Love…
Tap into the growth of the baby shower business with gorgeous new Gifts Sets from Rainbow Designs starring some of nursery’s most-loved classic characters and featuring safe from birth products.   Brand new to the popular Peter Rabbit Nursery and adorable Guess How Much I Love You collections this spring are the Soft Toy and Muslin Gift Sets, and the Soft Toy and Blanket Gift Sets. These high quality Gift Sets, presented in an illustrated gift box with ribbon carry handle, feature a plush…