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Trendy Style for Tween Girls

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

If you’ve spent any time around tween girls lately, you know that Japanese-inspired dolls/books/clothing/you-name-it are totally in at the moment. The book Kokeshi Style, by Annelore Parot, is chockfull of kimono design inspirations. (Kokeshi are small, kimono-wearing Japanese dolls). Part art lesson, part workbook, the well-designed tome offers tips on designing patterns and accessories as well as pages to cut out and paste for a kimono-draped take on paper dolls.

In our Great Birthday Gifts for $20 or Less, we also highlighted this trend with the Kimmidoll Junior line.

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Birthday Gifts for $20 or Less

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Deputy Editor Mary Giles recently appeared on the Today Show to present some of FamilyFun’s picks for inexpensive birthday gifts.

Our March issue featured even more great gift ideas for $20 or less, including three interactive and clever books.

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