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All About The Moomins

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All About The Moomins

Tove Jansson’s Moomin books have been loved by generations of children since they first appeared in 1945. This is because she wrote and illustrated them such with humour and detail. We are going to share with you the history of these magical stories About The Moomins The Moomins are a family of white, round fairy tale characters with large snouts that make them resemble hippopotamuses. However, despite this resemblance, the Moomin family are trolls. The family lives in their house in Moominvalley, however in the past their temporary residences have included a lighthouse and a theatre. In a letter to Paul Ariste, Tove Jansson wrote in 1973 that...

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All About Peanuts (and Snoopy!)

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All About Peanuts (and Snoopy!)

Peanuts is an American comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz which ran from October 2nd 1950 to February 13th 2000, continuing in reruns afterward. Peanuts is among the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips, with 17,897 strips published in all, making it "arguably the longest story ever told by one human being". The first Peanuts strip from October 2nd, 1950 The most beloved breakout star from the Peanuts Gang is of course Snoopy. The wildly imaginative, supremely confident, world-famous beagle is a canine master of disguise. While pondering life from the top of his doghouse, he writes the...

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Free A Little Lovely Company Christmas Downloads!

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To add to the Christmas joy, A Little Lovely Company have prepared a collection of free downloads for you to use. Discover them below!   Click here to download your free downloads >> Click here to shop A Little Lovely Company >>

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

If you grew up in the 1980's, chances are you've met Strawberry Shortcake. Strawberry is a cartoon character originally used on greeting cards, but proved so popular she had her own range of dolls, posters, and later appeared on television and films. She's a favourite for collectors and, after having a few makeovers throughout the years, she's been restored to her former glory to mark her 40th birthday. These stunning dolls are now available from us.  Small Strawberry Shortcake Doll £12.99 A Brief Introduction to Strawberry Shortcake  Strawberry Shortcake is the protagonist of the Strawberry Shortcake franchise. In the 1980's version of the franchise she lives in a shortcake, while...

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My Little Pony are BACK!

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My Little Pony are BACK!

If you were anything like me, My Little Pony were the MUST HAVE toy growing up. When I opened www.fivelittlediamonds.co.uk, I did it with the aim of bringing nostalgia to our customers, and boy do these 35th Anniversary ponies hit the mark! With long, shiny hair that you can comb, braid, and style, they look and feel just like you remember and are even better this time around- you don't need to beg your parents to buy them for you! Collect all 6- Minty, Snuzzle, Blossom, Cotton Candy, Blue Belle and Butterscotch. The original Mane 6! To celebrate MLP's 35th birthday, the 6...

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