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Which toys from the eighties started as a character from a greeting card?



  An early example of Strawberry Shortcake artwork.
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Answer: Strawberry Shortcake

It's not uncommon for characters to make the leap from popular children's shows or movies on the shelves of local toy stores, that's not what happened to the wildly popular toy Strawberry Shortcake from the 80s.

The red-haired and pink cheek girl and her pink sidekick cat did not appear for the first time in a cartoon, children's film or other typical vehicles of entry into children's hearts (and their parents' wallets). The character first appeared on greeting cards in the youth and humorous card department of the American company for Greetings cards.

The character proved popular enough with children that the company licensed the character and its likeness for use in the production of toys, cartoons, clothing, and even a video game. Although the novelty of a greeting card drawing is becoming a popular toy for children, is interesting enough in itself, what surprised us the most when searching for the annals of history to investigate this piece of trivia was the discovery that Strawberry Shortcake more than [1

9659007] friends with food and fruit theme.

They really went all the way with the theme and filling the Shortcake universe; her friends included Huckleberry Pie, Blueberry Muffin, and Raspberry Tart. Who would have guessed that a cute picture of a strawberry-themed child would produce a lasting empire of food and fruit merchandising madness?


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