Thursday, August 25, 2016

Curious George's 


75th Anniversary

Plush Curious George With Banana, 75th Anniversary Edition  -
Curious George Fans did you know that September 17th is Curious Day in celebration of Curious George's 75th Anniversary. The first book was published in 1941 and is so popular it has never been out of print. Gund has released a special large 20" version  of Curious George eating a banana to celebrate the occasion. This large version of Curious George has only been manufactured in very limited numbers and we have taken delivery of ours so  to keep from being disappointed you need to order while his is still available.

Monday, July 11, 2016



Willy Wonka

IN STOCK at Village Bears
(limited supplies available)

(Sold Out at Steiff USA)

Steiff North American Limited Edition Collection

11.1", 2016, ‘Mr Willy Wonka is the most amazing, the most fantastic, the most extraordinary chocolate maker the world has ever seen!’

Willy Wonka is a chocolate-making genius who relishes nonsense and cannot abide ugliness in factories. But he is not just a genius with chocolate. Mr Wonka is also a very well-traveled man, having been all the way to Loompaland and to the further reaches of outer space.He is a thoughtful man, who knows that only a child like Charlie Bucket could ever be the right person to take over his beloved Chocolate Factory. And he is a clever man, with a knack of getting the right people to do the right things at the right time. In short, Mr Willy Wonka is a man who knows a thing or two.

Inspired by Quentin Blake’s original illustrations, Steiff brings their scrumdiddlyumptious style to the beloved Roald Dahl classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with this delicious eccentric candy-maker Steiff Willy Wonka who is guaranteed to draw you to the delicious world of an enduring story. 

Fully jointed and made from he finest blond mohair, safety eyes and dressed in Willy's signature coat, vest and top hat.  Roald Dahl embroidered on his right foot pad.

LE 1916

EAN 664939

Sunday, April 24, 2016

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STEIFF Tom Cat from Tom and JerrySTEIFF Jerry from Tom and Jerry

Tom & Jerry by Steiff




Tom the cat 13"/33cm, and mouse Jerry 8"/20cm, 2016, Made from the finest gray and russet and white Schulte mohair, Steiff artisians have perfectly captured Tom and Jerry's expressions with embroidered facial features, hand stitched nose and hand applied whiskers.  Tom three way jointed: at the neck and shoulders, Jerry jointed only at the neck.  Surface washable and suitable for ages 14 and up. Made in Germany


LE 2000
EANs 354588 and 354595     TM & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

Expected delivery date October 2016

Pre Order now so you

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


More Downton Abbey Bears coming....

Downton Abbey Mrs. Patmore
Pre-Order Now!
12" 2015, As the head cook in the Downton Abbey® kitchen, Mrs. Patmore is never without her crisp white apron and handy wooden spoon! Wearing her lilac checked cook’s uniform, matching cap and lace-up brogues, Mrs. Patmore rolls up her sleeves and gets down to work.
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Saturday, February 28, 2015

STEIFF Muffy Bûche de Noël - Click Image to Close
“Muffy Bûche de Noël”.
Coming soon!
7 7/8th inches (20 cm) tall, made of the finest mohair, blond, 5-ways jointed, Steiff's year-long celebration of Muffy’s birthday continues through the holiday season with “Muffy Bûche de Noël”. Another delightful confection by Barbara Isenberg of North American Bear. Always on the best-dressed list, this all new Muffy wears an elegant green satin gown with dark red sash and a matching holly-inspired ribbon in her hair. 
She holds a tiny highly detailed yule log cake made of hand stitched and hand painted felt. It’s accentuated with “marzipan” mushrooms, a traditional German symbol of good luck. No holiday celebration would be complete without “Muffy Bûche de Noël”.


STEIFF Winnie the Pooh and Honey Pot Ornament - Click Image to Close
WINNIE THE POOH WITH HONEY POT ORNAMENT


4", 2015, Everyone knows that bears love honey. But no bear loves "hunny" more than Winnie the Pooh! Just in time for the holiday season, Steiff is pleased to present a very special ornament that's sure to be the crowning touch on your Christmas tree.

STEIFF Rudy Teddy Bear - Click Image to Close
TEDDY BEAR RUDY

11.8" 2014, The world may know him as "Rudolph", but his friends call him "Rudy". He's the newest member of the ongoing series of North American Exclusives featuring SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Presenting the Rudy Teddy bear from Steiff. This gorgeous pink alpaca bear proudly wears a crystal "Button in Ear" and a Pendant in the form of a reindeer embellished with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS around his neck. The ornament of the reindeer is hand crafted from laser-cut brushed steel and adorned with sparkling stars and dazzling chatons. It's designed capture and reflect the glistening lights of your Christmas tree and a large green satin neck bow. Fully jointed.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

R. John Wright's 2014 'Jingles' Christmas Kitten
 Jingles
How could you not want to hold this little darling?

Monday, October 27, 2014

R. John Wright, in Vermont, has announced the upcoming arrival of 'Jingles' — a 2014 Christmas Kitten. He doesn't produce many kittens, but when he does, you don't want to miss it.  His production of mice far out numbers his kittens, but one kitten can handle a few mice.  Only 175 will be produced world-wide and if the response to Jingles is the same as last years kitten Snowball, which sold out from R. John Wright in a single day, they won't last long.  There aren't any pictures yet, but you can read a description on our web site under:

Monday, October 20, 2014


 A cute reusable Trick or Treat bag for the kids this Halloween. A not so scary witch on one side and a Jack'O'Lantern face on the other!  The bag easily folds into itself for easy storage for reuse next year. 




Friday, July 4, 2014


  NABCO has been awarded the license  to produce a line of Downton Abbey collectible character bears for he USA.  NABCO is the FIRST plush manufacture to be awarded the license for the most popular British drama on PBS ever.   I know this series is very popular here and am pleased to be one of the first to spread the news.  The above picture is not of the finished bears fro promotional purposes only so retailers can get an idea of how the bears will be dressed. There will be four 12" bears  portraying  the main characters of Robert, Violet, Cora, and Mary. From the above picture you can see the outfits the bears will be wearing are quite special and portray each of the characters quite well. Especially Roberts' and Cora's outfits.   The retail price is $75 each either on stands or without and they are scheduled to be available this November just before season 5 of Downton Abbey  is to start.  

I am trying to test the waters as to how the collectors will want to order these exceptional bears.  Whether all four will be wanted or just your favorite character.  Your feedback will be greatly appreciated on this.
MUFFY® TAKES THE CAKE:30th Anniversary

Collection: North American Exclusive
Edition size (year): 1500 pieces (2014)
Material: Made of finest mohair
Size: 7.8 inches
Color: Blond
Eyes: Safety eyes
Ear tag: with gold-plated "Button in Ear" with elephant motif
Joints & Pose: 5-way jointed
Sound device: none
Care: Surface washable
Country of origin: Made in Germany
NOT A TOY. Intended for adult collectors.

Look who´s turning 30! Muffy Vanderbear is celebrating a milestone birthday in 2014 - and Steiff is joining the fun! To mark this momentous occasion, Muffy creator Barbara Isenberg has designed an all-new ensemble for the character - exclusively for Steiff. "Muffy® Takes the Cake: 30th Anniversary from Steiff" is a must-have edition for every collector and fan.

This commemorative edition features a mohair Muffy in a lovely pink and white party dress. Her outfit is trimmed with silk rosettes and velvet ribbons. The set also includes a customized, cold-cast resin birthday cake. This is your invitation to join the festivities as "Muffy® Takes the Cake: 30th Anniversary from Steiff" in 2014!

Muffy®/Muffy VanderBear® are registered trademarks of North American Bear Co., Inc.
© 2014 North American Bear Co., Inc.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Isabelle

R. John Wright Dolls, Inc., Toddler Bear Series

10½", 2013, This adorable little redhead named "Isabelle" is the fifth issue in the new "Toddler Bears" series of cubs dressed in vintage-style children's clothing.

Made entirely of the finest custom-made auburn colored mohair plush with airbrush shading. She is fully jointed and features a molded felt nose, inset hazel colored glass pupil eyes, and detailed felt paw pads with inserted claws.

Isabelle is outfitted in a darling 'bubble' romper made of imported cotton fabric in a lovely aqua shade. This vintage-style summer playsuit has shoulder straps which attach to a bib front trimmed with fine European Cluny lace. When Isabelle turns around, there are irresistable miles of ruffles on the back! A matching sunhat completes her classic toddler ensemble.

Isabelle will come beautifully boxed with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and the forms for owner registration.
LE 150

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

North American Bear's New Flip Dolls:

My friends Flip Dolls feature a contemporary 2-dimensional twist on the topsy turvy classic. Enchantingly fresh, screen-printed cotton 13” dolls with contrasting print fabric on back features snoozing friends in sleep masks and pajamas that turn upside-down with a flip of an overskirt design to reveal their fanciful dreamy side. Sophie & Lili Flip Dolls are a wish come true for any little girl.


Tuesday, March 25, 2014

This adorable little duckling named "Puddles" is the newest addition to the charming Springtime Friends Series by celebrated artist R. John Wright is NOW IN STOCK!  Order now for Easter deliveries.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

R. John Wright's Toddler Bears

R. John Wright Dolls, Inc., complete Toddler Bear Series now Limited Quantities Available While All Eight Are Still Available!

Above is a group shot of all eight of the Toddler Bears!
Left to right: Walter, Isabelle, Benjamin, Colette, Simon, Ivy, Christopher, Flora

10½", "Toddler Bears" series of cubs dressed in vintage-style baby clothes!
They are made entirely of the finest custom-made mohair plush. These darling little tykes are fully jointed and feature a molded felt nose, inset glass pupil eyes, and detailed felt paw pads with inserted claws.

Each will come beautifully boxed with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and the forms for owner registration.

Limited Quantities While All Eight Still Available

Monday, March 17, 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014

by R. John Wright
This darling little tyke named "Ivy" is the final girl in the "Toddler Bears" series of cubs dressed in vintage-style children's clothing.
Made entirely of the finest custom-made blonde mohair plush with artistic airbrushed shading, Ivy measures 10 1/2 inches tall. She is fully jointed and features a molded felt nose, inset blue glass pupil eyes, and detailed felt paw pads with inserted resin claws.


Thursday, March 6, 2014

ITTY BITTY BOO RED, WHITE AND BLUE, GUND Itty Bitty Boo Collection

5", 2014, The smallest Boo ever in his newest outfit!!! A must have for any collector. Boo is ready for summer and the 4th of July in his 3½" red white and blue stove pipe hat.
This adorable little duckling named "Puddles" is the newest addition to the charming Springtime Friends Series by celebrated artist R. John Wright.  Measuring just over 5 inches tall, Puddles is made of the finest Shulte wool/mohair plush imported from Germany with delicate airbrushed shading. Jointed at the neck, Puddles has movable wings and includes webbed feet, a molded felt beak and felt-backed glass eyes. Atop his head Puddles wears a cotton "Sou'wester" rain hat fastened with a custom-made miniature buckle. In anticipation of a springtime shower, under one wing he carries an umbrella made of wood and a fine woven plaid fabric.

Puddles is limited to only 150 pieces worldwide. Each duckling will come beautifully boxed with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and the forms for owner registration.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

JOY DOLL
North American Bear Co.,  Sophie & Lili,™ I Love My Friends Doll Collection

12" 2013,  Exclusive licensed doll by artist Jennifer Vallez. A fresh, whimsical colledction of fun, diverse best friends forever in durable cotton. Screen printed, 2-dimensional doll wearing a super girl outfit, pink striped top, jeans and pink sneakers on front and a custom textile print, pink flowers like what is on the bottom of the tote, on the back. Surface wash, 3 years or older.

NABCO Sophie & Lili™ Joy - Click Image to Close

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Valentine Day is Coming Friday...

Valentines Day is upon us on Friday

Available using Unites Postal Priority mail in 2 to 3 days to most locations within the United States.


Thursday, January 16, 2014



This month Gund has introduced several new Snuffles designs.  Almost all of the Snuffles lovers have been waiting for new choices in the colors offered. Well the long wait is over.. the new colors are peach, pink, a black and white panda. Red and blue in the smaller 5" size.  
It seems the Gund has decided that Snuffles needs to help us celebrate all the holidays not just Christmas.  Christmas Snuffles' have been around for a time but we now have Snuffles for Halloween, Valentines Day, Mothers' Day, Easter and Americana for 4th of July.
I almost forget the Nerds.  Snuffles with glasses in two difference styles of glasses and a smaller version with a backpack clip so Snuffles can travel with you.