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Nickelodeon Unveils New Toy Lineup for Dora the Explorer at Toy Fair 2011

New Dora the Explorer Fashion Dolls and Construction Sets from Fisher-Price and MEGA Brands

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of the global success of the animated pre-school adventure series' 10th anniversary, Nickelodeon Consumer Products will introduce a broad new lineup of Dora the Explorer toys from Fisher-Price Inc. and MEGA Brands at Toy Fair 2011. The new products include Dora the Explorer-themed fashion dolls with corresponding books and fashions, an exciting new role play kitchen, construction sets and toys.

"The new Dora the Explorer toys from Fisher-Price and MEGA Brands will give kids new ways to learn and play with their beloved Dora," said Manuel Torres, Senior Vice President, Global Toys and Video Games for Nickelodeon Consumer Products. "In addition to vast array of new products this year, we will also be launching updated and enhanced versions of some of our favorite and most popular Dora toys."

Dora the Explorer products at Toy Fair 2011 will include:

FISHER-PRICE®

Dora Dress-Up Collection Doll by Fisher-Price®
Dora has always been the perfect friend to take on any adventure and now girls can help her explore in style with the Dora Dress-Up Collection Doll. With beautiful long hair and life-like eyelashes, the 15-inch poseable Dora will engage little girls in a fashion-based, day-to-day adventure that matches the accompanying storybook. Girls can dress Dora in adorable "real-life" outfits that mirror what today's girls are wearing themselves. Girls can also follow Dora's adventures with the included storybook, "It's Friendship Day!"

The Dora Dress-Up Collection Doll comes dressed in an adorable dress, with matching leggings, faux leather boots, scarf and jacket, and sports a bow in her hair. The doll also comes with an extra outfit – a cute printed t-shirt and jean skirt – and a faux suede bag as well as a brush. For added play value, the doll includes a 32-page storybook that features a unique art style new to Dora books.
(Recommended Age: 3 & up, Suggested Retail Price: $49.99; Available: Fall 2011)

Dora Dress-Up Collection Fashions by Fisher-Price®
The Dora Dress-Up Collection features four stylish fashion packs that enable girls to dress Dora for whatever adventure comes her way. Each fashion comes with a 32-page storybook themed to the outfit and features a unique art style new to Dora books! Fashions include:

Rainy Day: Features a real vinyl jacket & hat, rubber boots, dress and Dora's "Rainy Day Adventure" storybook. School Day: Includes a velvet jacket, skirt, striped shirt & matching headband, ballet flats, composition notebook (play piece) and Dora's "Back to School!" storybook. Beach Vacation: Features a plaid beach dress, gladiator sandals, twill vest and hat, chiffon scarf, plastic beach tote and Dora's "Boardwalk Adventure" storybook. Party: Includes a satin & organza party dress, matching purse, ballet flats, chiffon scarf, flower hair clip and Dora's "Happy Birthday, Abuela!" storybook.
(Recommended Age: 3 & up, Additional Fashion Packs; Suggested Retail Price $14.99; Available: Fall 2011)

Flower Girl Dora by Fisher-Price®
It's a special day – Dora is the flower girl at a wedding! Una boda! Based on an episode, Dora wears a lovely dress and flowers in her hair to celebrate! She also features soft hair you can style with the included brush!
(Suggested Retail Price: $19.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Spring 2011)

Dance & Sparkle Ballerina Dora by Fisher-Price®
Dora is ready for her big performance at the dance recital! Based on the new episode "Dora's Dance Show", Dora talks and sings and features poseable arms & legs! Twinkling lights and a special dress really make Dora sparkle & shine on stage!
(Suggested Retail Price: $24.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Spring 2011 at Target and Fall 2011 at All Retailers)

Suds and Style Fairy Dora by Fisher-Price®
Help transform Dora into a fairy! Use warm or cold water to reveal surprise designs on Dora's face & bathing suit and to magically change her hair highlights! Accessorize Dora with earrings, hair clip and clip on hair barrette. You can play with Suds & Style Dora in and out of the tub for endless adventure! Warm water reveals pink hair highlights, blue butterfly design on bathing suit, and pink and yellow face paint. Cold water reveals purple hair highlights and butterfly design on bathing suit and purple and pink face paint.
(Suggested Retail Price: $26.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Fall 2011)

Magical Fairy Dora by Fisher-Price®
Inspired by the fall 2011 movie event, "Dora Saves King Unicornio!" and based on the Enchanted Forest theme, Magical Fairy Dora is dressed in a beautiful sparkling dress and comes to life with a press of her flower necklace. Adding to the magic, when girls wave the magic wand in front of Dora, her fairy wings magically appear. Dora says more than 20 English and Spanish phrases and sings an enchanted fairy song. Dora comes with a magic wand, tiara, brush and base. Requires 2 AAA batteries, included.
(Suggested Retail Price: $29.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Fall 2011)

Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen by Fisher–Price®
It's easy for girls to prepare meals for a birthday bash, holiday dinner, backyard barbeque or to cook up just about anything with the Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen. The hugely popular Dora Talking Kitchen first introduced interactive kitchen play to Dora's fans and now the new Fiesta Favorites takes the role-play to special occasions for every season of the year. Now little girls can prepare their favorite foods for fiestas with Dora and her friends. The kitchen includes two double sided "recipe adventure cards" that girls place in the kitchen window to put together delicious meals like tacos, empanadas, turkey dinner, and more! Dora helps girls prepare their fiesta dishes with phrases that correspond to each meal. The Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen includes a refrigerator, oven, stovetop, grill, sink and a working phone that rings at random, allowing the child to receive calls from Dora and her friends. With more than 80 English and Spanish phrases, and more than 35 play pieces, little girls will cook and play all day! Requires three AA batteries, included.
(Suggested Retail Price: $99.99; Recommended Age: 2 & up; Available: Fall 2011)

Dora the Explorer Learn Through Music TouchPad Software by Fisher-Price®
The Learn Through Music TouchPad is an updated version of the original, popular Learn Through Music system with an all-new sleek, portable design and large, light-up touch screen interface. Fisher-Price will be introducing two new Dora the Explorer software titles for this system in the fall - "Dora's Most Treasured Adventures" and "Dora's Lost in Play Park Adventure." In "Dora's Most Treasured Adventures," journey on a magical "Treasure Ship" and do the opposite of what pirates do...return treasure instead of taking it. "Dora's Lost in Play Park Adventure" asks you to help Dora and Boots search for missing baby birds in the park. Learn Spanish vocabulary, shapes and colors, spatial skills, matching and more. Both software titles work exclusively with the new Learn Through Music TouchPad.
(Recommended Age: 2 & up. Suggested Retail Price: $19.99; Available: Fall 2011)

MEGA BRANDS

Dora's Vacation Adventure by MEGA Brands
Take a holiday with Dora's Vacation Adventure! Load up the vacation van with lots of accessories so that Dora and Boots can drive up to the beach, or wherever you'd like them to go. Rebuild the van into a restaurant or kitchen so they can cook, eat, hike and more! Dora's Vacation Adventure also includes a scooter for exploring, two palm trees and tons of beach accessories to create all kinds of vacation adventures! This set features a buildable van to take everyone on vacation, Boots actionable figurine, a new build and dress Dora figurine with two changeable skirts and plenty of holiday accessories – all compatible with other Dora buildable sets from Mega Bloks!
(Suggested Retail Price: $29.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Fall 2011)

Dora's Theater Adventure by MEGA Brands
Direct plays and put on talent shows with Dora's Theater Adventure! Help Dora and Swiper create their own plays or act out stories your child already knows. Comes with a buildable stage, several costumes for both Dora and Swiper, and even some backstage accessories! With brightly-colored decoration in classic themes, your child is bound to have hours of fun creating their own stories with Dora! This set features the new build and dress Dora figurine with two changeable skirts, a collectible Swiper figurine, a full buildable stage with lights and curtains to put on a play, costumes, a rotating platform to spin Dora around and a place to get ready backstage. Dora's Theater Adventure is compatible with other Dora the Explorer buildable sets from Mega Bloks!
(Suggested Retail Price: $19.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Fall 2011)

Dora's Art Adventure by MEGA Brands
Stimulate your child's creativity by building and drawing along with Dora's Art Adventure! Your child's imagination is the canvas as she builds the outdoor studio and helps inspire Dora to draw whatever she can find outside. The set features a buildable artist studio, a Build & Dress Dora with two skirts, stickers, and other great outdoor accessories, which all comes in a bucket with a lid that doubles as a scoop for easy clean up! This set is compatible with other Dora the Explorer buildable sets from Mega Bloks!
(Suggested Retail Price: $19.99; Recommended Age: 3 & up; Available: Fall 2011)


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