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A new companion to Furby with Shelby, an interactive doll that lives in a shell. It can speak to other Furby and Shelby dolls,
and also expands its vocabulary as children play with it. Shelby can speak more than 80 words and has animated antenna
and mouth and eyes which move up, down and sideways.

MY REAL BABY is the first interactive, animated doll that responds to a child's actions
with realistic emotion-like responses. To date, she is the most real, dynamic baby doll
available for young girls to take care of and nurture -- no other doll features more
sophisticated, life-like technology.

Riding on ABC's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, an electronic tabletop version from Tiger ($32.99).

Poo-Chi(TM) barks, sings, has an animated head, ears and mouth and can stand, sit or dance
on his tiptoes! Poo-Chi(TM) can sense light, sound and your special touch! Poo-Chi(TM)
needs food just like a real puppy, so don't forget to feed him his special bone!
Because he's just so lifelike, Poo-Chi(TM) needs love. The more you care for Poo-Chi(TM),
the happier he will be. Poo-Chi(TM) uses advanced bio-rhythmic technology to create realistic emotional responses that
adapt and change as you play with him. His big expressive eyes will elt your heart whether he's telling you he's happy, sad, or
just that he loves you. Poo-Chi(TM)will be able to interact with other Poo-Chi puppies, too. Poo-Chi(TM) will be available
in a variety of colors.

Yahoo! HitClips Downloader ($20). Kids can plug the unit into the speaker jack of their computer , play any music or audio
they want online and record up to 60 seconds of the sound on a computer chip in the downloader. The recorded selection
then can be played on the transportable downloader or on any of Tiger's HitClip products, including an alarm clock ($15), a boom box ($11) and a
personal audio player ($8) - none of which are linked to the computer.

Yahoo!(TM) Cam is a palm-sized, digital camera capable of taking color photos to post to
users' Web sites. Each camera can take and store up to 12 color photos. The included photo
album and Web site software can be downloaded to a PC for email and Web site applications.
By using an infrared flash, Yahoo!(TM) Cam can also be used as a "spy cam" as it allows users
to take pictures in complete darkness! When mounted to a PC, with the included bracket, the
product becomes a real time video-cam. There are three color combinations. Approximate
Retail: $60.00; Ages: 8 & up; Availability: Fall 2000.

Tiger has Interactive Yoda ($39.99), an 8-inch-tall Star Wars Jedi master with a
vocabulary of more than 800 words and phrases. Yoda can guide children through four levels
of Jedi training, including lightsaber instruction.

Talkin'acha ($29.99) is Hasbro's instant communication toy for girls and lets them swap
messages or hot gossip.

M'e-mail ($24.99) by Tiger Electronics, a cell-phone-shaped organizer/diary,
allows girls to exchange secret messages and check their horoscopes.

Also from Tiger is E-Fortunes, a $7.99 electronic fortune cookie that provides a different fortune, horoscope or psychic
reading every time it's pulled open.

Hasbro's eSpecially My Barney is a plush purple dinosaur that can link online to get new games,
songs and nursery rhymes.


Wizards of the Coast is expanding its widely popular Pokemon trading cards with 82 new cards and an instructional
CD-ROM to help kids learn how to play the card game.

X-Men trading card game.

The NASCAR Racers toys.

Also expected at Toy Fair this year is the release announcement of who will be making the line of toys based on Harry
Potter, the widely successful book series that is being made into a movie.
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