Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo Books & Music Inc.

October 11, 2012 07:00 ET

IndigoKids Unveils Top Kids Gifts for Holiday 2012

- Service, Selection, Play All Wrapped Up from Canada's One Stop Magical Holiday Shop

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2012) -

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Attention: Lifestyle, Parenting, Gift Guide, Shopping Editors

This year, Indigo's ultimate wish list for kids gifts is an incredible selection of unique toys packed with play power that stimulate discovery and imagination along with inspiring new books for kids and teens found both in-store and online at IndigoKids.

"We're thrilled with the outstanding selection of trend-right toys and unique exclusives we've secured for the Canadian gift giver this year," notes Grant Chapman, Vice President, IndigoKids. "Designer inspired kid-sized kitchens, compact dollhouses, our Set Sail Pirate Ship Playset and Vespa Scooter inspired Wooden Balance Bikes are heirloom quality gifts parents will be proud to give while kids will enjoy their endless play value and lasting appeal."

IndigoKids - Canada's leading specialty retailer for kids' gifts - celebrates games and activities that bring families together with their Top Holiday Gifts List for 2012 featuring new twists on old classics. The season's hottest interactive toys - jam-packed with new features and functionality - like the LeapPad2 Explorer ($109.95) and all new Furby ($69.95) are also featured.

The best Holiday kids gifts are the ones that create magic for kids and parents too. Along with free Holiday wrap in-store, IndigoKids delivers a dynamic retail environment that makes it easy for parents to find the best gifts to ignite their children's imagination, discovery and love of reading. For parents who prefer to shop online at, they'll find thousands of inspiring gift ideas for every age and stage and many purchases over $25.00 will ship free across Canada.

IndigoKids Top Holiday Gifts for 2012

  1. Wooden Vespa Style Scooter in Blue or Red ($99.95) - a Heather's Pick
  2. Lego City Advent Calendar ($39.95) or Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar ($49.95)
  3. Leapster GS Explorer Hardware ($79.95) - available in Pink or Green
  4. LeapPad 2 Explorer ($109.95) - available in Pink or Green
  5. Holiday Candy Cane Groovy Girl ($19.95)
  6. Exclusive Duct Tape Jewellery Design Set ($29.95)
  7. Hatley Pajamas ($29.95) - for girls in Snowflake or Winter Birds; for boys in Snow Tired or Blue Dinos
  8. Rudolph Operation ($29.95)
  9. Sno Stompers ($24.95) - a Heather's Pick
  10. Green Toys Sea Plane ($21.95)
  11. Set Sail Pirate Ship Playset ($149.95)
  12. Alex Talking Tubes ($27.95)
  13. Clump O Lump ($29.95) - adorable plush can be zipped and matched into endless combinations; choose from Sharko the Shark, Squido the Squid, Birdo the Bird, Tig-O the Tiger, Frog-O the Frog, Bee-O the Bee; a Heather's Pick
  14. Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots ($34.95) from Mattel
  15. Melissa & Doug Christmas Cookie Playset ($22.95)
  16. One Direction Girl Talk Game ($21.95) from Hasbro
  17. Furby ($69.95) - Hot and Cold assorted
  18. Creativity for Kids Sparkling Hair Accessory Set ($19.95)
  19. Knexosaurus Rex ($24.99) by Knex
  20. Super Mario Checkers & Tic Tac Toe Collector's Game Set ($19.95)

IndigoKids Top Books Holiday 2012

  1. Wonder, R.J. Palacio
  2. Virginia Wolf, Kyo Maclear
  3. This Moose Belongs To Me, Oliver Jeffers
  4. Mr. & Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire, Polly Horvath
  5. False Prince, Jennifer A. Nielsen
  6. One & Only Ivan Int Edi, Katherine Applegate
  7. Tabby McTat The Musical Cat, Julia Donaldson
  8. This Is Not My Hat, Jon Klassen
  9. Bink & Gollie: Two For One, Kate DiCamillo
  10. Star Wars: A Galactic Popup Adventure, Matthew Reinhart

IndigoKids Top Teen Books Holiday 2012

  1. Fault In Our Stars, John Green
  2. Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater
  3. Diviners, Libba Bray
  4. Cinder, Marissa Meyer
  5. Seraphina, Rachel Hartman
  6. Insurgent, Veronica Roth
  7. Beautiful Redemption, Kami Garcia
  8. City Of Lost Souls, Cassandra Clare
  9. Grave Mercy, Robin LaFevers
  10. Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

Discover the full list of Top Holiday Gifts for 2012 in-store and online at - a shopping destination replete with books and toys for every budget, boasting the best brands and hottest toys that kids and parents are passionate about. IndigoKids shops are 3,000 square feet of books and toys for children under 12 years old, making Indigo and Chapters stores a leading destination for Canadian families. Plum Rewards members enjoy more every day in-store or online, to join plum rewards for free, visit

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

With books always at our heart and soul at Indigo we are about telling stories and creating experiences. Indigo is Canada's largest purveyor of ideas and inspiration to enrich your life, with books, specialty toys, gifts and lifestyle enhancing products that affordably offer intrinsic quality, beauty and timeless design. Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online channel,, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online Community.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation in 2004 to address the underfunding of public schools, their libraries and the resulting literacy crisis. Every year the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation commits $1.5 million to high-needs elementary schools so they can rebuild their libraries with the purchase of new books and education resources. The annual Adopt a School program brings Canadian communities together to raise additional funds putting thousands more books into the hands of children at hundreds more elementary schools annually. To date the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation has committed more than $13 million to more than 500 schools nationally.

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