LeapFrog's LeapPad 2(TM) and Leapster GS(TM) Nominated for Prestigious 2013 Toy of The Year Awards
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapPad2(TM) and LeapsterGS(TM) were selected among the hundreds of entries received by the Toy Industry Association for the 2013 Toy of the Year Awards. LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, was nominated in the categories of "Educational Toy of the Year," "Innovative Toy of the Year" and "Preschool Toy of the Year." LeapsterGS, the ultimate learning video game system, was also nominated for "Educational Toy of the Year."
Since the start of the Toy of the Year Awards in 2000, LeapFrog has been recognized multiple times by the Toy Industry Association for its best-in-class products, including three awards for LeapPad1, the #1 kid's learning tablet: "Educational Toy of the Year," "Preschool Toy of the Year" and the ultimate recognition of "2012 Toy of the Year."
"The Toy Industry Association's Toy of the Year Awards are one of the most prestigious programs of the industry, and we are honored to have two of our best learning products recognized for providing world-class educational entertainment," said John Barbour, chief executive officer at LeapFrog. "Consumers will help determine what products receive these great awards along with members of the industry, media and other toy experts. We are confident that the millions of LeapFrog parents and fans that have confidently put our solutions in their children's hands will vote for LeapPad2 and LeapsterGS. All of our products and our library of hundreds of learning games, eBooks, videos, music and more have been designed and approved by our highly experienced team of learning experts, and continue to be favorites among kids, parents, educators and industry veterans."
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