Tonner Toys, the same group that brought us Little Miss Matched dolls and City Girls, introduced a new doll to their play line/junior collector line this year named Maudlynne Macabre. Maudlynne is a little quirky – think Goth meets Victorian or the Addam’s Family meets Coraline – but she is also very easy for many girls to relate to.
THE BASICS ON MAUDLYNNE:
|Manufacturer||Tonner Toys, a division of Tonner|
|Body details||Hard vinyl, 10 points of articulation|
|Face||Sculpted by Robert Tonner|
|Eyes||Large painted on violet eyes|
|Hair||Jet black, rooted hair|
|Can share clothes with||Little Miss Matched Dolls|
|Where to buy||TonnerDoll.com|
|Recommended for ages||Safety tested for 5+, recommended for 8+|
Maudlynne comes dressed in her Victorian Goth Chic dress, navy blue tights, black Mary Janes, fingerless gloves and a headband.
According to Maudlynne’s story, she is 10 years old and is very sensitive, shy and can see spirits. She lives in a Victorian mansion in Upstate New York. Maudlynne was homeschooled for most of her life but her parents noticed her peculiarities and now she is transitioning to public school to be with a larger variety of kids. Maudlynne’s best friends are Victoria, the ghost and Edgar Allen, the talking raven (bird).
Maudlynne’s cousin – Little Miss Matched Rocker Girl (Hadley) is going to help get her ready for her new school. While Maudlynne’s dress is pretty and all, Hadley doesn’t think she’ll make too many friends if she shows up to school the first day wearing it.
Maudlynne and the Little Miss Matched dolls have the exact same body – the only difference is their head size/face mold. They are extremely poseable – as they can move 10 different joints in their bodies – which makes them so much fun to play with, take on adventures and well, POSE.
Here is the Little Miss Matched outfit that Hadley picked out for Maudlynne’s first day of school. It totally changes her personality!! While Maudlynne is still a little quirky, the bright colors in the Little Miss Matched clothes really bring out the sparkle in her eyes.
“I LOVE it!!” says Hadley. “It really suits you.”
Maudlynne’s activity sheet includes a trading card, 2 doll sized posters and a maze.
Maudlynne’s first day at her new school was a success, but she is ready to kick back and relax now! I overheard Maudlynne telling Hadley that she wanted to check out the Ellowyne closet and try on some of their clothes. She thinks there might be some Steampunk outfits she could wear – even though Hadley says they won’t be appropriate for school.
Remember Maudlynne is very sensitive and is a little stressed out about starting a new school. Be sure to leave encouraging words for her!