TOYS”R”US CANADA ANNOUNCES MAJOR BOOK EXPANSION

TORONTO, April 7, 2022 /CNW/ – Toys”R”Us Canada has long been the specialty retailer of toys and baby products. Now they lead the way when it comes to books, with a recent category expansion bringing the latest titles to more than 80 locations across the country and an ever-growing online selection. Book lovers can now discover a wide curated selection of titles for all ages and interests. Categories include Best Sellers; Baby’s First Library; bedtime; “R” picks; celebrate diversity; Canadian Authors; award winners; and Empathy & Emotions, from publishing partners such as Scholastic Inc, Penguin Random House LLC, Raincoast Books Ltd. and more.

“Fostering a lifelong passion for reading and books is extremely important to all of us at Penguin Random House Canada. We couldn’t be happier to have a retailer like Toys”R”Us creating a space for readers to call Canada home and look at books to create their own stories; and whose lifelong reading, learning, and imagining are the building blocks of his future.” —Beth Lockley, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Penguin Random House Canada.

This expansion is part of Toys”R”Us Canada’s commitment to serving families by bringing together a wide and comprehensive selection of books and toys in one exciting place. With a collection of 82 giraffes that can cover 20 ice hockey rinks and stack about as deep as 135 swimming pools, Toys”R”Us continues to be a top resource and one-stop shop for parents.

weam so excited to be’Canada‘Big-on-Books Toy Store’ – it’s an identity that allows us to care for all the things kids love and adults love for them! The depth and breadth of our new selection includes interests and favorite characters for children of all ages, including pre-readers. It combines reading and play in a very natural way.” –Allyson Banks, Director of Marketing Toys “R” Us Canada.

Building on the success of its toy offering, the Toys”R”Us book expansion will feature a variety of titles and new releases that complement the education-based toys, as well as the toys from favorite movies, shows and games that shoppers have come to expect from the brand . Upcoming releases include Dav Pilkeys Cat Kid Comic Club, The Baby-Sitters Club, The Bad Guys Series, Bibi’s Got Game by Bianca Andreescu and Layla the Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish to name a few. Adults looking to build the kids’ reading stack can look forward to upcoming promotions on some red hot graphic novel series and books to celebrate moms and graduates!

The hottest children’s books are available now in stores and online at toysrus.ca, with new titles appearing every week.

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ABOUT TOYS”R”US (CANADA) LTD. (“TOYS”R”US CANADA”)

Toys”R”Us Canada was canada has been a dedicated toy and baby products retailer since 1984 and spreads joy in its 80+ stores Canada and e-commerce sites, Toysrus.ca and Babiesrus.ca. The company meets the needs of Canadian families at every stage, from layette to learning and play, with a wide range of national brands, exclusive products, innovative programs and unique partnerships. Toys”R”Us strives to create an experiential destination for the whole family Canada offers children a fun and memorable shopping experience and their parents. The company is also focused on giving back to its communities through charitable efforts that support children in need and their families. Toys”R”Us Canada is a subsidiary of Putman Investments. Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us are registered trademarks of Toys”R”Us (Canada) ltd All rights reserved.

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