The 2019 Finalists

THE PRODUCT FINALISTS

Best Preschool Apparel Range

Billie by Billie Faiers baby clothing range from George at Asda
Brave and Brilliant collection from Frugi
Flower Fairies collection from Childrensalon
Peppa Pig range for Mothercare from Dennicci
Peter Rabbit nightware from Aykroyd and Sons
The Very Hungry Caterpillar range from JoJo Maman Bébé

Best Preschool Toy Range (12m+)
Baby Einstein and Hape Magic Touch Piano from Kids2
Go2 and Buzzy BSX from Berg Toys
Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Vehicles from Spin Master
Thomas & Friends Big Loader from Tomy and Mattel
Tiny Paws Pet Hotel from Playmobil
Wooden activity walker from Le Toy Van

Best Preschool STEM / Educational Range
Count with Peppa from Trends UK
Kids First Coding & Robotics science experiment kit from Thames & Cosmos
Lab range from GALT Toys
Secret Scholar range from BigJig Toys
Solar system range from Personalised Memento Company
World of Eric Carle collection from Insect Lore

Best Preschool Publishing Range
Felt Flaps collection from Nosy Crow
Find Out About: Feelings from Hachette Children’s Books
Horace & Co collection from Signature Books
Spot board books from Penguin Random House Children’s
That’s Not My… 20th anniversary collection from Usborne Publishing
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt activity series from Walker Books

Best Preschool Home or Furniture Range
2-in-1 night light projector from Infantino
Eton expandable cot bed from Boori
Kubbie sleep travel cot from Joie
Nebraska Sleigh Cot2bed from East Coast Nursery
Next2me Magic side-sleeping crib from Chicco
Space range storage boxes from Potwells

Best Preschool Gift Range
Animal Fairies wooden toy range from Orange Tree Toys
Ewan The Dream Sheep deluxe from Sweet Dreamers
Peter Rabbit gift range for Mothercare from Widdop & Co and Dennicci
Peter Rabbit Nursery collection from Rainbow Designs
The Snowman Tonie from Boxine
Winnie the Pooh collection from Posh Paws

Best Wheeled Goods / Car Seats Range
Flexa stroller from Diono
Fold & Go i-Size car seat from Chicco
i-Spin 360 car seat from Joie
Joolz Day 3 stroller from Joolz
Maxi Cosi 3way Family range from Dorel
Smartfold fast fold pro fold from Micralite

Best Preschool Essentials Range
Bliss Superhero collection from Close Parent
Hanging toiletry pouch with accessories from Beaba
Ingenuity Plenti+ nursing pillow and toy bar from Kids2
Moby bathtime essentials from SkipHop
My Carry Potty range from My Carry Potty
Potette Plus convertible travel potty from Potette

Best Preschool Kids’ Lifestyle Range
Babiators Blue Series collection from Natural Baby Shower
Children’s unicorn suitcase from LittleLife
Dinosaur and Swan Lake keepsake boxes from Personalised Memento Company
Peter Rabbit baby collection from Enesco
Prehistoric Land bamboo tableware range from REX London
SkipHop Zoo collection from SkipHop

Best Infant Development Range
4-in-1 Grow-With-Me Playland from Infantino
4-in-1 Superseat from Summer Infant
Kaloo activity collection from Juratoy
Taf Toys Koala Daydream collection from Halilit
Taggies Molasses Sloth from Mary Meyer
Tiny Love Magical Tales collection from Dorel

THE RETAIL FINALISTS

Best Supermarket Retailer of Preschool Products
Aldi
Asda
Lidl
Morrisons
Sainsbury’s
Tesco

Best Multiple Retailer of Preschool Products
The Entertainer
Hamleys
JoJo Maman Bebe
Mothercare
Smyths Toys
Starlings Toymaster

Best Mixed Category Retailer of Preschool Products
Argos
B&M Stores
Boots
Matalan
Next
Primark

Best Department Store Retailer of Preschool Products
Bentalls (part of the Fenwick group)
Daniel’s of Windsor
Debenhams
Harrods
John Lewis
Selfridges

Best Online Retailer of Preschool Products
Amazon.co.uk
Argos.co.uk
Character.com
Jojomamanbebe.co.uk
Kidly.co.uk
Very.co.uk

Best Independent Nursery Retailer
A3 Baby Barn, Surrey
Bababoom, Essex
Baby Birds, Dorset
Babyland, Fife
Pushchair Expert, Boston
Tangerini, Burnley

Best Independent Gift Retailer
Brown Bear, Witney
My Small World Toy Store, Somerset
Puff’s Toyshop, Wymondham
The Growing Tree, Market Harborough
The Nursery Shop, Abingdon
The Olive Branch, Castle Donnington

Best Independent Toy Retailer
Hoiti Toyti Toy Shop (Toymaster), Bromsgrove
Little Imps, Glastonbury
Wally’s Toys, Thame
Weasel and the Bug, Chester
Toys UK, High Wycombe
Toy Galaxy, Ealing

Best Independent Apparel Retailer
B. Biscuit, Sheffield
Bo-Belles Boutique, Leek
My Little Things, Knebworth
Pickles & Lillies, Suffolk
Pud Store, Doncaster
Snugg, Sheffield

Best Wholesaler or Distributor Award Finalists
AB Gee
Bebelephant
Cheeky Rascals
Hippychick
Kid Central
Little Concepts

The Special Awards

Best Preschool Retail Initiative
Lidl for its giveaway newborn baby box promotion
Mothercare for its ‘First Steps’ campaign focusing on ‘moments’
Mothercare for its weaning workshop in partnership with Tommee Tippee
The Entertainer for its Salvation Army toy rehoming scheme
The Entertainer for its Balanced Play initiative with Fundamentally Children
The Entertainer for its mental health awareness campaign with Young Minds

The Marketing Award Finalists
Entertainment One with Peppa Pig’s Festival of Fun campaign
Entertainment One with PJ Masks’ Small Space Day at the National Space Centre
Nanas Manners’ Handy Hints for Starting Nursery and School
Rocket Licensing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar weekend at The Eden Project
The Entertainer with The Big Toy Rehoming
WildBrain with Teletubbies’ Baby Sensory/Toddler Sense



Keep up to date with the PPS Awards on social media – find us on @Prog_Preschool, and the official event hashtag is #PPSA19. 

Sponsors of this year’s event include: Amscan International, Aykroyd & Sons, Azaria PR, Baby To Toddler Shows from Clarion, BBC Worldwide, Blues Clothing, BTHA / Toy Fair, Bump PR, Centum Books, Cooneen By Design, DHX Brands / Wildbrain, Diono, East Coast Nursery, Fundamentally Children / Good Toy Guide, Harrogate International Nursery Fair, Hippychick, LicensingSource.net, Media Snug, Misirli, Mr. Men Little Miss, Nickelodeon, Poetic Brands, PreschoolNews.net, Rainbow Designs, Redan Publishing, Respiro by Baby Trend with Alpha Group, RH Smith & Sons (Smiffys), Skip Hop, Toymaster, Tomy, Vista PR, Walker Books