Sylvanians for Christmas 2018 at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop
The latest Sylvanians have arrived here at Silly Billy’s with lots of new Families and Accessories available to buy from us in Hebden Bridge. Sylvanian Families are very popular and we have written about them before in our wonderful Toy Blog. Here is an excerpt taken from a Telegraph Article about the Sylvanians

It was decided that the setting would be woodland (‘sylvan’ meaning of woods or forests), Maeda says, because city-dwelling Japanese yearn for the countryside of their ancestors. It would all be set in the past because ‘the old days are always beautiful’. The houses and props would be Westernised because that made the toys seem more exotic – in the 1980s travelling abroad was only a dream for most Japanese. Maeda tells me that the actual setting, like the period in time (a little bit 1950s, possibly earlier), is deliberately

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