Maru And Friends Dolls Make Debut At Toy Fair 2018

Posted: Feb 13 2018, 11:22am CST | by , in Toys


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Maru and Friends Dolls Make Debut at Toy Fair 2018

You can already find the Maru and Friends Dolls online.

Maru and Friends dolls collection debuts at the Toy Fair 2018. You can already buy the Maru doll on for $99.99. Maru is Hispanic and her real-life story comes to life in colorful storybooks that chronicle her journey. M

Maru and Friends is a doll-making collaboration between a Hispanic businesswoman based in Miami, Maritza Gutierrez, and doll sculptor, Dianna Effner. Gutierrez wanted to bring forward the life of a young Hispanic girl in a doll and tell her story of growing up in America as an immigrant, and Effner fell in love with the character.

The Maru and Friends doll collection currently include six original ethnic characters (20”), and seven new Mini Pal doll creations (13”) plus a variety of fashionable outfits.

The Maru Latina girl doll is the main character, she’s a beautiful dark hair, dark eyes beauty that’s 20-inches and has realistic childlike facial features. Her fashionable winter outfit comes with lots of goodies.

Maru is sold at with her first edition, illustrated storybook, Forever Friends. The book introduces the reader to her heartfelt life story in America. The storybooks are written by the creator, Maritza Gutierrez.

The Maru and Friends dolls and mini pals are available on

The New York Toy Fair 2018 opens its doors on Feb. 17. Read the latest hot toy news, shop the best-selling toys and follow us on Twitter for hottest toy announcements of 2018 to that debut at the Toy Fair 2018 in New York. See also the highlights of the Spielwarenmesse 2018 in Nuremberg and Toy Fair 2018 in London.

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