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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…
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 nursery retailers a stunning range of high quality wooden toys in some of their most renowned classic character ranges.   The Peter Rabbit Nursery collection stars the Peter Rabbit Pull Along Toy which features a soft plush Peter Rabbit on four wooden wheels, with a pull cord for babies and toddlers…
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…
Rainbow Designs has been celebrating the momentous anniversary of Eric Carle’s evergreen brand at the London Toy Fair with a The Very Hungry Caterpillar themed tea party and the launch of their brand new ‘Tiny and Very Hungry Caterpillar’ collection.     The Home of Classic Characters’ exciting new ‘Tiny and Very Hungry Caterpillar’ collection is based on Eric Carle’s wonderful and hugely successful picture book and features a beautiful selection of nursery toys crafted specifically for the…
Rainbow Designs is kick-starting 2019 by launching a wealth of new products which will be on show for the first time at Toy Fair UK.  The Home of Classic Characters is launching over 30 new lines this year featuring both contemporary and classic licensed characters.   Exciting new ranges for 2019 include the beautiful Disney Baby Dumbo, Disney Baby Toy Story and Disney Baby Simba collections featuring super soft plush toys, Ring Rattles and Comfort Blankets.   On show ahead of a second…
Classic children’s characters and plush toys are a winning combination, and retailers can offer customers a host of gorgeous new licensed plush thanks to Rainbow Designs.   The Home of Classic Characters’ extensive soft toy offering includes the brand new Paddington Bear Classic collection featuring Michael Bond’s best-selling storybook character.   The plush toys are created from the highest quality super soft fabrics with exquisite detailing. The collection includes the premium Large…
Retailers can look to boost World Book Day sales thanks to a host of toys from Rainbow Designs, the Home of Classic Characters, starring some of the most-loved characters from children’s literature.   2019 marks milestone anniversaries for several major literary brands, including the 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. As the world prepares to celebrate, retailers can tap into the enduring appeal of this evergreen literary brand with Rainbow’s exciting toys. Featuring strong…
The new season will bring with it a wealth of new and exciting toys from Rainbow Designs, featuring much-loved classic characters.   Exciting new first quarter launches from The Home of Classic Characters include a colourful new ‘Tiny and Very Hungry Caterpillar’ collection starring Eric Carle’s timeless character. The spring launch, which ties in perfectly with the 50th anniversary of this evergreen brand and Very Hungry Caterpillar Day on 8 May, builds on Rainbow’s extremely successful…
The Copyrights Group, Rainbow Designs and Hamleys team up to launch the Hamleys Exclusive Paddington plush and celebrate the brand’s 60th anniversary!   Britain’s best loved bear has taken centre stage in one of the world’s most renowned toy shops as celebrations take place to mark the brands 60th anniversary.   Copyrights, Rainbow Designs and Hamleys have worked together to launch a brand new Hamleys Exclusive Paddington plush based on the Classic Cuddly Paddington.  Exceptional detailing…