The children’s audio system tonies is launching a bumper month of new release Tonies for little listeners this Easter.
The perfect treasure to find in the ultimate Easter egg hunt, this diverse selection of audio is set to spark imagination and inspire independent play as children discover something new this spring.
Younger children will delight at the new Mr. Men Little Miss series, which follows the fun-loving and mischievous adventures of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Strong and Little Miss Sunshine. For older children, the new National Geographic Kidsâ€™ collection will surprise and astonish with mind-boggling facts on space, dinosaurs, whales, and penguins, as tonies expand its range of fun, educational content for children to enjoy on their Tonieboxes.
Award-winning actress Kate Winslet brings to life an abridged version of Enid Blytonâ€™s The Faraway Tree series, while the poetic tale of The Little Prince is set to enchant and inspire. Little Red Riding Hood takes her turn on top of the Toniebox, sharing four classic fairy tales; while Disney fans can indulge in the adventures of Toy Story 2, Cars 2 and Spirit Untamed; with Disney Baby Lullabies setting the tone for bedtime.
Springâ€™s troop of new Tonies boasts a huge variety of quality content to appeal to all ages and personalities. Children will discover a host of zany, endearing and enthralling characters, both fictional and non-fictional, from April and beyond.
Liz Peters, head of portfolio UK & IR, said: â€œWe are delighted to welcome such a wide range of fantastic new content to tonies this spring. Weâ€™re proud to welcome the iconic Mr. Men Little Miss series to the Toniebox, as well as expanding our popular range of fairy tales, childrenâ€™s classics, and Disney favourites. Weâ€™re hugely excited about our new partnership with National Geographic Kids, which is set to inspire and ignite the explorer in every child. Weâ€™ve worked with some top voiceover talent to record these audio productions, including actress Kathryn Drysdale of [TV period drama series] Bridgerton fame and the beloved British actress Kate Winslet.â€
Silvia Figini, chief operating officer Sanrio-EMEA, India and Oceania, and Mr. Men-Worldwide, added: â€œWe are happy to partner with Tonies to see Mr. Men Little Miss stories transposed into a new educational, fun, and innovative format. We are confident that the timeless iconicity of Roger Hargreavesâ€™ stories, combined with this immediate and accessible technology, will thrill children and parents alike.â€