Conceived as a "cottage industry" business in Watertown, MA., in the late 1960's and nurtured among the street vendors lining Berkeley's famed Telegraph Avenue, Folkmanis® Puppets are the expression of Judy Folkmanis' active imagination, sewing wizardry, and love of nature.
Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Folkmanis, Inc. has grown to become the premier manufacturer of plush puppets worldwide. Folkmanis® Puppets offers over 200 of the most heartwarming and realistically designed creatures — both exotic and familiar — on the market today. And, after more than 35 years, Folkmanis, Inc. is still a family business. Judy and Atis oversee both the creative and operations sides to ensure that the quality and love of the natural world they wish to convey through their toys remains true to their original vision.
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