Great Last Minute Toy Ideas

Sat. December 9, 2000 12:00 AM by Newstream

Washington, DC - This time of year children are bombarded with ads for games, gadgets and toys, but some really great toys may get lost in the advertising frenzy. There are some important toys out there that parents may not know about that kids would love. Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy, is here to help parents navigate the competitive toy-buying season.

The Toy Guy, Chris Byrne, has 20 years of toy industry experience with an in-depth understanding of contemporary kids, cultural trends and the broad-based business of children's entertainment. Chris' unique perspective, solid analysis and entertaining presentation have made him a regular commentator and product presenter in local and national media.

Chris' fun-filled high-energy product segments have been featured on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "The Today Show," "LIVE with Regis & Kathie Lee," "The CNN Morning News," "CBS This Morning," "Fox After Breakfast," "Good Day New York," "CNBC," "MSNBC," "Bloomberg Television and Radio," "ABC Radio Network," and "National Public Radio." He has been quoted in "USA Today," "The New York Times," and "The Wall Street Journal."

Among some of the top choices and must-haves are the Amazing Babies, Barbie Celebration 2000, Lego Championship Challenge, Let's Pretend Elmo, Super Poo-Chi, and Tucker My Talking Truckbot.

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