Village Toy Funatic NEWS

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 13:12 | No Comments »

We are excited to announce that R.W.Alley and Zoe Alley will be visiting the store to sign their books, share their creativity and bless us with a book reading during Ogunquitfest! R.W. has illustrated more than 100 children’s books, including the popular Paddington Bear books by Michael Bond.

R.W. and Zoë have collaborated on several children’s books, including the Enzo series, which describes the adventures of Enzo, the pup narrator of the New York Times best-selling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. To date, Zoë and R.W. have collaborated with Stein on the text of three Enzo books, Enzo Races in the Rain!, Enzo and the Christmas Tree Hunt! and the just-published Enzo’s Very Scary Halloween.

R.W. and Zoë have also worked together, as illustrator and author, for There’s a Wolf at the Door, which was selected as a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, as well as its companion
book of reinvented fairy tales, There’s a Princess in the Palace.

R.W.’s newest books, that he has both written and illustrated, Gretchen Over the Beach, Clark in the Deep Sea, Mitchell on the Moon and Annabelle at the South Pole feature the fantastical adventures of four siblings in four seasons.

All books will be available to purchase along with Paddington stuffed bears. Can't make it???? Call us at 207-646-7728 to pre-order and we will make sure your special message will be included in the signing

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 18:46 | No Comments »

Beginning October 5th Enjoy 25% off all Melissa and Doug throughout October!

Need a Halloween costume? Check out Melissa and Doug dress-up items - great for year-round role play, too! Or stock up on gifts for birthdays or holidays! We're big supporters of Melissa and Doug and its mission to Take Back Childhood as a time to imagine, create, explore, connect, and think! Let's make this a season of wonder for the children in your life!   We have just received a huge shipment so there is lots to choose from.  This discount is for in stock items only.  Can not be combined with other discounts or sale coupons! 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 16:23 | No Comments »

As the summer of 2018  comes to a close, it is fun to think back on all the fun times we had during the warm months of July and August.  A big thank you to our guests who spent time in the store helping to make memories for the visitors of Ogunquit. 

Our annual visit from Ed Shankman was a huge success on July 3rd.  As usual his hit books "I met a moose in Maine" and "When a lobster buys a bathrobe" flew out the door!

We had the pleasure of having Captain Jay visit the store on July 20th along with his sidekick Tiki the parrot.  Captain Jay entertained the young and the young at heart by making balloon swords, signing his delightful book "Captain Jay and the misfit crew" and being photographed with tiki!

The Center for Wildlife spent time in the store on July 25th. We were graced by a CFW educator and animal ambassadors.The visitors of Ogunquit learned about their important work treating injured and orphaned wildlife. 

Along with our guests, we had such fun with all our customers too! It was such fun showing and talking about all the new items in the store. Our book section has grown and includes New York Best Sellers.  Lego continues to be a draw especially with the new items such as Jurassic Park and Harry Potter sets. We now have an even larger game and science section. 


Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 17:28 | No Comments »

All spring we have been busy preparing for the summer months.  Our store is filled with wonderful products ranging from Dean Russo Dog prints to Spincopters, Madd Mattr, Harry Potter Lego, and so much more. 

But not only do we want you have a fun experience in the store, we want to really provide you with memories! So check out this line up we are working on...

Our summer line up began with our annual visit on July 3rd from Ed Shankman, author of "I Met a Moose in Maine One Day" and "When a lobster buys a bathrobe". Ed is such a delightful person and his books are equally as fun!

On July 20th from 4-6 we have Captain Jay and his sidekick Tiki visiting. Captain Jay is a local author of a new book "Captain Jay and the Misfit Crew" He will be in the store signing books, talking pirate, and making balloon swords for the young and young at heart. You won't want to miss this event!

Then...we are ever so excited to announce the Center for Wildlife from Cape Neddick will be visiting the store on July 25th from 3-4.  They will be on hand along with their animal ambassadors explaining what they do at the center.  Come see the animals and learn more about the wildlife in our area. 

There is more to check back ...

Happy Summer!

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 20:15 | No Comments »

It is finally summer...the time of year we all wait for.  During the first part of the year we have been preparing for the summer months and our out of state visitors. Our shelves are full, new product is in place and our doors are open daily to welcome you into a world of toys and fun!

Wait until you see what we have included in our line up this year. -Our childrens book section has nearly doubled in titles. We have branched out to include new best sellers along with the classics. 

-We have added new baby lines such as Fat Brain Toys and Iplay products.

-  Steiff is now available at the Village Toy Funatic. 

-Our game section has been added to with games such as What do you Meme and others.

-A new puppet line is in-The Puppet Company-with whimisical characters along with smaller puppets for little hands.

-And yes, we have sequins...sequin snakes, sequin lobsters, sequin bags and more!

-Lots of new Blind Box items including Hatchimals, Calico Critters, TY, and the worlds smallest box.

-Then there is slime......and we have lots of well as Crazy Aarons Putty and Madd Matter

Come visit us and see for yourself.  It's the funnest store in town!


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