SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music

December 05, 2007 16:24 ET

Free Shipping From Chapters.Indigo.ca Online Toy Boutique

Thousands of Entertaining and Educational Toys for Children at Every Age and Stage

TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 5, 2007) - From soft cuddly plush for babies' first Christmas presents to educational toys for toddlers, and award-winning games for tweens and teens, Indigo and Chapters make it easy to fulfill any child's wish list both in-store and online. The Indigo Online Toy Boutique gives the comfort and joy of knowing the perfect holiday and Christmas presents for everyone on your list can be there for the holidays even if you can't be. On orders $39 or more, there is free shipping across the country from St. John's to Victoria.

And at the new Indigo Online Community, Canadians share their top ten lists, toy recommendations and product reviews of the latest pet plush and accessories as well as the best board games for the season. For pop culture favourites like Webkinz, and blockbuster-inspired board games, Canadians will find holiday and Christmas presents galore at instore and online at Indigo and Chapters.

Focused on development, Indigo's entertaining and educational toys assortment boasts more than 3,000 of the best, most sought-after toys for every age and stage. Holiday shoppers will find holiday and Christmas presents from world-renowned, award-winning brands such as:

-- Melissa & Doug - leading designers and manufacturers of educational toys and children's products from puzzles and play food to creative play sets now 20% off in-store and online.

-- PlayMobil - role-playing toys with magnificent, one-of-a-kind themes that stimulate imagination and creativity.

-- Corolle - award-winning dolls designed in France and favoured playmate of children around the world.

-- Folkmanis - the leading plush puppet manufacturer featuring realistically designed exotic and familiar creatures.

-- Schleich - hand-painted figurines renowned for their quality and realistic features from domestic farm animals to wild animals in the jungle.

-- Thomas Wooden Railroad - a varied assortment of the popular tank engine and his friends including the Complete Roundhouse Set at $100 savings only at Indigo and Chapters.

For advice on holiday gift-giving online including, top ten lists of toys and great reads, visit Indigo's Unique Online Community at http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/community. With membership tens of thousands strong and growing every day, Indigo's Online Community offers booklovers a destination to connect and share their passion for books, authors and reading. This innovative and free offering combines the best of social networking functionality and content tools designed with the booklover in mind. From organizing bookshelves and recommending new products, to getting the local book club on track, the new Indigo Online Community has something for every inspired reader and gift-giver for the holidays.

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG) is a publicly traded Canadian company and the largest book retailer in Canada, operating bookstores in all provinces under the names Indigo Books Music & More, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore and Coles. Indigo operates http://www.chapters.indigo.ca, an online retailer of books, music, DVDs and toys.

In 2004, Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, a registered charity that provides new books and learning materials to high-needs Canadian elementary schools, to address the literacy crisis in Canada. Visit http://www.loveofreading.org for more information.

In 2006 and 2007, the Company qualified as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in a survey run by Mediacorp Canada. To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of http://www.chapters.indigo.ca

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Janet Eger
    Director, Public Relations
    Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    416-342-8561

    Lisa Huie
    Manager, Public Relations
    Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    416-646-8926