Wicked Cool Toys Named a Top Licensing Company on Kidscreen’s Hot50 List

    Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the results of its first-ever Hot50 ranking of leading companies in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media.Companies were invited to submit their top achievements from the past year for consideration over the summer. And then to determine the final Hot50, Kidscreen’s community of 15,000+ magazine and newsletter subscribers were  invited to vote for their picks in each category over a three-week period earlier this month.

    The Girl Scouts Cookie Oven Makes CNNMoney.com’s “10 Cool Holiday Toys” List

    For the first time in nearly a century, the Girl Scout organization is letting cookie fans bake Thin Mints and Trefoil cookies themselves.The Girls Scouts collaborated with toymaker Wicked Cool Toys on an oven, which hit stores over the summer. The oven comes with the Thin Mint mix; Kids can bake a batch of six cookies in about 15 minutes.Cookie mixes are also available to make Trefoil and Chocolate Peanut Butter."The cookies are one of the best tasting foods made in a kids' oven," said Jim Silver, toy industry analyst and editor-in-chief of Time to Play.