Abney & Teal makers discuss buzz around new toy range

By Zen Terrelonge

January 23rd 2013 at 10:39AM
Abney & Teal makers discuss buzz around new toy range

Plush products, dominoes, puzzles and more to launch in 2013.

Ragdoll Productions' The Adventures of Abney & Teal has had quite an impact at this year's Toy Fair, as founder and creative director Anne Wood and franchise creator Joel Stewart revealed a new toy line with Rainbow Designs.

The companies showcased an Abney & Teal feature neep plush and wooden dominoes, which will launch in spring, while Abney & Teal wooden push ups, and four-in-one puzzle with poster and Racing Poc Pocs will arrive in autumn.

Anthony Temple, MD, Rainbow Designs, said: "There was a real buzz around Abney & Teal at Toy Fair this year and it was great to build upon the brand's success with Anne and Joel and with these new products making their debut.

"Abney & Teal is going from strength to strength and its popularity among pre-schoolers - both on CBeebies and at retail - is phenomenal. We are delighted with our fabulous innovative yet traditional new Abney & Teal toys and confident children, parents and consumers will love them too."

Rainbow Designs debuted the Abney & Teal range last year, comprising Bean Toys, individual Abney and Teal Rag Dolls, a Mix & Match Card Game and 24-Piece Floor Puzzle.