Dad of Divas' Reviews: Ty's Toy Box Official Online Shops Open for MARTHA SPEAKS, PEEP AND THE BIG WIDE WORLD

Monday, November 29, 2010

Ty's Toy Box Official Online Shops Open for MARTHA SPEAKS, PEEP AND THE BIG WIDE WORLD

WGBH Boston, co-producer of the popular children’s animated television programs Martha Speaks and Peep and the Big Wide World, has partnered with Brand-Xpand, a leading provider of e-commerce retail strategy and services for the licensing industry, to open a new online store offering exclusive Martha SpeaksPeep and the Big Wide World merchandise through

Fans will be able to purchase personalized items featuring characters from both shows, including Martha Speaks backpacks, tote bags, water bottles, and adorable Peep and the Big Wide World onesies, hoodies, pillows, and more at and
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Martha Speaks and Peep and the Big Wide World are both wonderful programs that educate while they entertain,” said Scott Norman, Brand-Xpand principal. “Brand-Xpand is thrilled to partner with WGBH to offer products featuring these beloved characters.”

“We’re happy to partner with Brand-Xpand and Ty’s Toy Box to provide personalized merchandise to fans of Martha Speaks and Peep and the Big Wide World,” stated Mary Cahill Farella, Director of Licensing at WGBH.

About Martha SpeaksMartha Speaks is a production of WGBH Boston and DHX Media. Martha Speaks is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Education's Ready to Learn Grant. Corporate funding provided by Chuck E. Cheese's® and Kiddie Academy® Child Care Learning Centers. Additional funding provided by public television viewers.

Distributed internationally by Decode Enterprises, Martha Speaks also airs on CBBC, TVO, Knowledge Network, and SCN and has been acquired by broadcasters across Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

About Peep and the Big Wide WorldPeep and the Big Wide World is an Emmy Award-winning science and math series for preschoolers, funded in part by the National Science Foundation. Peep features a chicken (Peep), a robin (Chirp) and an irascible, endearing duck (Quack)—along with an extended family of friends and (occasional) foes. The show takes place in and around a large urban park. Comedian Joan Cusack narrates the series and its theme song is performed by blues legend Taj Mahal.

Peep and the Big Wide World
is produced by WGBH Boston and 9 Story Entertainment in association with TVOntario. Major funding for Peep and the Big Wide World is provided by the National Science Foundation. PEEP is closed-captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Media Access Group at WGBH. PEEP is distributed in the U.S. by American Public Television.
About WGBH BostonWGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcasting producer—the single largest source of prime-time and children’s programming for PBS and, one of the most trafficked dot-org websites in the world. WGBH produces some of public television’s best-known lifestyle shows, many public radio favorites, and award-winning children’s programs and websites that empower kids with innovative, entertaining, curriculum-based content. Among the WGBH-produced children’s titles: Arthur, Curious George, Postcards from Buster, Between the Lions, Design Squad, Martha Speaks, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, and Peep and the Big Wide World. WGBH also is a pioneer in educational multimedia, and in technologies and services that make media accessible to the 36 million Americans who rely on captioning or video descriptions. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors: Emmys, Peabodys, duPont- Columbia Awards and even two Oscars. In 2002, WGBH received a special institutional Peabody Award for 50 years of excellence. For more information, go to

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