“Here Come The Blobbies” has received the "10 BEST TOYS FOR 2005 AWARD" from Dr. Toy (Institute for Childhood Resources).
“Here Come The Blobbies” has received the "100 BEST CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS FOR 2005 AWARD" from Dr. Toy (Institute for Childhood Resources).
“Here Come The Blobbies” has received the "TOY OF THE YEAR AWARD" (Storybook with Characters category) at the 2005 Top Creative Toy Awards.
“Here Come The Blobbies” has received an "ADDING WISDOM AWARD" at the 2005 Parent to Parent Awards.
“Here Come The Blobbies” has received a Finalist Award for "CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR" at the 2004 Foreword Magazine Awards.
“Here Come The Blobbies” has received a Finalist Award for "CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR" Writers Notes Book Awards.
“Here Come The Blobbies” has been selected as a "HIGHLIGHTED TITLE" for October 2003 at Independent Publisher Online.
“… part science fiction, part fantasy, part personality type test–manages to tell an exciting space adventure story while educating readers …” (read full review)
“5 STARS … An imaginative plot along with brilliantly colored characters … instantly lures the reader into the Blobbie Adventure.” (read full review)
“This science fiction picture book not only has a moving story of travel beyond the bonds of restriction, but also dazzles the reader with mind-bending illustrations.” (read full review)
Midwest Book Review
“5 STARS … fantastic … delightful story about the value of a wide range of skills and behavioral traits.” (read full review)
“Children will be eager to share quality time with parents, and interacting with the comic book style story while learning.” (read full review)
“A cross between children’s books and cool science fiction stories, this book will keep your child’s imagination in full throttle.” (read full review)
“EDITOR’S PICK – Just like the Teletubbies, Jorge’s Pookie and the Blobbies create an abstract reality for children to get lost in. His electronic compositions have a sense of fun and yet are interesting enough for parents”
"We all loved the educational and entertaining children’s picture books with interactive CD-ROM/Audio CD. The Blobbies® are great for the young and old alike as the incredible meaning within the stories strike a chord with each family member."
Jodie Lynn, syndicated parenting/health expert, Parent to Parent, CEO/founder of www.AddingWisdomAward.com, and author of family/health book, Mommy-CEO.
"The Blobbies series, with colorful, immediately lovable, creatures against black pages, has the graphic uniqueness on its own to be interesting. The accompanying CD with music, games and activities goes beyond."
Pennie Hoover, writer for TDmonthly Magazine, the most widely read trade publication for the toy and hobby industry.
"10 BEST TOYS FOR 2005 … "Here Come The Blobbies" welcomes the reader to the fantastic world of the shape-changing Blobbies and their sci-fi adventures, via a 40-page full-color hardcover picture book and interactive CD-ROM with educational activities, games, and songs. Also included is "The Blobbies’ Personality Chart", a color-based personality system created to help children learn about themselves, embrace their uniqueness, and understand others."
Dr. Toy (aka Stevanne Auerbach) Director of the Institute for Childhood Resources, San Francisco, and produces the annual holiday guide, "100 Best Children ‘s Products." She is an expert in child development, author of "Dr. Toy ‘s Smart Play/Smart Toys" and "Toys for a Lifetime", a frequent writer of articles, consultant, and speaker about toys, children’s products, play and parenting.
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