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James Zahn

James Zahn is a senior editor of The Toy Insider, The Pop Insider, and serves as deputy editor of The Toy Book — the leading trade publication for the toy industry — and editor of The Toy Report. Best-known as THE ROCK FATHER™, Zahn is an Illinois-based writer, media personality, commentator, director, actor, adventurer, raconteur, and overall pop culture and toy enthusiast. James is frequently called upon for expert commentary on the toy industry and has been seen on or quoted in Yahoo! Finance, CNN, FOX Business, MarketWatch, Forbes, NBC, ABC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The NY Post, The Chicago Tribune, PopSugar, Fangoria, Starlog, and many more. Follow James on Twitter @TheRockFather. Email him: james@toybook.com

2021 Top Toy Trends: Family Game Night

Gather ’round the gameboard for some good-old fashioned family fun.

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Join Us for the 3Doodler #DoodleParty on Twitter: October 29

Party with the Toy Insider for a chance to win 3D printing pen sets!

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Take Flight With the 2021 Hess Cargo Plane and Jet!

The Hess Truck’s back but this year it’s a plane…

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Tune into Fun with Tiny TV Classics

They’re like TVs for your toys, and they really work!

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A trio of new friends is ready to play.

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What’s on your holiday shopping list?

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Barbie is ready to make some music!

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Conjure Up an Adorable Creature with Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron

What kind of Mixie will you create?

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PlayMonster Will Relaunch Classic Playskool Brands Next Year

Get ready to wobble with the Weebles again!

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