Highlights From Big Retailers’ Holiday ‘Toy Books’

A look at Wal-Mart's, Toys 'R' Us' and Kmart's hot toy offerings

By Christopher Freeburn, InvestorPlace Writer


With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, retailers are releasing their annual holiday toy books, chock full of games and toys meant to mesmerize children — and collect their parents’ money.

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Toys ‘R’ US and Sears Holdings‘ (NASDAQ:SHLD) Kmart are out with their toy books, which contain a number of attractive offers.

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Here is a breakdown of some of the best items in each:

Wal-Mart’s Toyland Wish Book:

  • A LeapPad 2 Explorer Tablet priced at $99.
  • LEGO sets priced at a 20% discount
  • Razor Scooters marked down to $77.
  • The ever-popular Candyland board game, now just $4.88.

Great Big Toys ‘R’ Us Book:

  • A free LEGO Hobbit Notebook ($9.99) with any LEGO game purchase of $20 or more
  • A 25% discount on all board games
  • A coupon to save $50 on Star Wars Multi-Troop Transport Droid Center
  • A coupon to save $40 on a Lego Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle
  • A coupon to save $20 on a Barbie Sisters Cruise Ship

Kmart Toy Book:

  • Barbie Dolls marked down from $39 to $34.
  • Remote-control helicopters at a discount.
  • Two pages of coupons for toy discounts.

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