PajamaGram (Vermont Teddy Bear Company) 

Above (clockwise from top left): Build towers, make animals, create spaceships and more with Magna-Tiles by Valtech. The brightly-colored magnetic building tiles inspire the imagination. Ages 3+. 32-piece set, $51.50. Kushies' Baby promises tons of fun for little ones with Boa Stack & Squeeze Toy, a silly stack of squishy rings with different animals sounds and textures ($40) and Zippy Wooden Pull Toy that bobs its head up and down when pulled along ($40). Say goodbye to James Bond and hello to Jane Bond with SpyChix Sleuth Kits from Sakar International. Ages 7+. $9.99-$19.99. The 2005 Hess Emergency Truck with Rescue Vehicle includes an emergency truck with lights and flashers, three different sounds and a rugged off-road vehicle with lights and a fast, powerful friction motor. $19.99. Maneuver vehicles forward or backward to escape the gridlock in Rush Hour, a game of strategy and fun. Ages 8+. $15.99.

Below (clockwise from top left): "Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Shopper" cash register book features a bar-code scanner, mechanical cash drawer and play money for some super shopping fun. Ages 3+. $22. Dive into distant waters in Cogno: Deep Worlds, a board game that challenges players with thought-provoking questions and space-age fun. Ages 7+. $29.95. My First Story Reader brings popular stories and characters to life with narration, sound effects and music. $20. Ages 6 months-3 years.







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