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Nickelodeon and KidKraft Introduce Lifelike Designer Wooden Toys, Doll Furniture and Accessories Featuring Dora the Explorer

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Nickelodeon and KidKraft Introduce Lifelike Designer Wooden Toys, Doll Furniture and Accessories Featuring Dora the Explorer

13:59 EDT Wednesday, June 19, 2013

DALLAS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and KidKraft, a Dallas-based children's furniture and toy manufacturer, have created a line of designer wooden toys and doll furniture and accessories featuring beloved, Dora the Explorer series. The new line of products includes a lifelike kitchen and dollhouse, both standing at almost four feet tall. Available this summer, the kitchen and dollhouse bring the fun and adventure of Dora to life with vivid colors and playful features. Additionally, doll furniture and accessories inspired by Nickelodeon's hit animated preschool series will be introduced to the line later this year.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130619/NY35077)

"The KidKraft Dora Dollhouse and Dora Play Kitchen are great additions to our toy line. We are excited to partner with Nickelodeon in creating a one-of-a-kind, beautifully detailed kitchen and dollhouse that stir young children's imaginations," said Matan Wolfson, KidKraft Sales Manager.

"We are thrilled to partner with KidKraft to develop this beautifully designed Dora-themed product line," said Manuel Torres, Senior Vice President Global Toys and Electronics for Nickelodeon Consumer Products. "As a leader in the industry, KidKraft has created innovative and engaging toys that bring to life the magic and adventure of Dora the Explorer; providing fans with hours of limitless play." 

Fantasy has come to life with KidKraft's wooden Dora Dollhouse?right down to the themed wooden furniture. Each of the 13 crafted furniture pieces is unique to Dora's casa?including a charming bed for Dora to take naps. Splashes of vivid color and artwork are everywhere, playing up Dora's adventure theme throughout the dollhouse. Playful details like the terracotta style roof, open balcony, wooden swing and simulated tile entry add additional realism. Even Dora's best friend, Boots, appears among the artwork. 31.97" L x 13.98" W x 46.42" H

Young explorers can imagine cooking for a wonderful fiesta for Dora and her friends with the Dora Kitchen. Like the dollhouse, the Dora Kitchen is made of wood, and offers bright colors and playful artwork to reflect the animated style throughout in the Dora the Explorer series. The Dora Kitchen even features a plastic molded terracotta style roof that complements the Dora Dollhouse. Other lifelike details like burners that light up with realistic cooking sounds and knobs that turn and click add an engaging, interactive element. 30.94"L x 11.73"W x 40.78"H

Additional Dora Kitchen features:

  • Removable sink for quick and easy cleaning
  • Convenient storage space under the sink
  • Functional cabinet doors that open
  • Wooden pegs for cooking accessories

About KidKraft, L.P.: KidKraft is a leading creator, manufacturer and distributor of children's wooden furniture, imaginative toys, gifts and room accessory items. KidKraft was established in 1968 and has been a proven pioneer in the industry for over 40 years, emphasizing creative design, excellent quality, dependability and competitive pricing.

About Nickelodeon: Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

SOURCE Nickelodeon

For further information: Nickelodeon, Tori Fernandes, tori.fernandes@nick.com, 1-212-846-4942

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