Come and Meet Dr. Toy

Now you can meet Dr. Toy in person at selected stores.You can ask her questions in person and obtain an autographed copy of her new book "Dr. Toys Smart Play".

Watch for her on TV (History Channel Sat. Nov. 21st at 8 PM PT), in newspapers and on the radio. Watch for more locations for book signings in book stores and in toy stores as dates are confirmed!

Remember! Dr. Toy says, "For children play is everyday and play in fundamental and "Smart Play and Smart Products" help your child! What products does your child play with the helps him to gain skills while having fun?

Search our web site for "Dr. Toys Best Products" for hundreds of great suggestions.

Let Dr. Toy know about your childs responses to these "Smart" Products.

Send your comments about the book, web site, products or questions to Dr. Toy via email or regular mail. Request list of latest, best products by sending SASE. Answers will appear by direct response on email or in her weekly syndicated column, "Dr. Toy"

Dr. Toys Personal Appearances- 1998

In Toy Stores:

FAO Schwarz Stores :

New York City Feb16

FAO Schwarz flagship store.

Boston/ March 10

440 Boylston St.

Miami/ March 13

9700 Collins Ave. Bal Harbor

Chicago/ March 17

845 N Michigan Ave.

Dallas/ March 24

307 Northpark Center

Seattle/ March 31

1429 Fifth Ave. City Center

Los Angeles/ April 7

Glendale Galleria 1105

San Francisco/ April 10

48 Stockton St

In Book Stores and Other Appearances


18 Opening- Habitot Childrens Museum & Toy Library- Berkeley CA.

Barnes and Noble, Richmond, CA. Hilltop Plaza, 2PM

22 Barnes and Noble- Reno, NV, 7:30 PM

25 Walden Books- Park Lane Mall, Reno, NV., 1 PM


1-3 ASTRA Conference, St.Petes Beach, Fla.

12 Toy Presentation to parents group, Applied Biosystems, San Mateo, CA

16 Kauai Hi. Borders Books- discussion with parents group


Borders Books, San Mateo, 7 PM (discussion with parents group)

Women in Toys event, MacArthur Park Restaurant, SF

4 Barnes and Noble, Jack London Square, Oakland, 7:30 PM

Gaia Books, Walnut Square, Berkeley, 3 PM

Barnes and Noble, Citrus Hts., CA, 7PM

Borders, Elk Grove, CA., 7PM (discussion with parents group)

11 Borders Books, Pleasanton, CA, 11 AM.

17-21 International Play Association Conference, Longmont, Co.

Barnes and Noble, Walnut Creek, 7:30 PM


Book signings:

August 30, 1998 (Sunday) 12:00 Noon Discussing importance of play

Book Passage, Corte Madera CA.

September 3, 1998 (Thursday) 7:30pm Discussing importance of play

Borders Book Store #98 (Palo Alto)

September 5, 1998 (Saturday) 10:30am Discussing importance of play

Borders Book Store #87 (Milpitas)

October 21

Home Shopping Network national Premier: Dr. Toys Playhouse 1-2 PM est


November 7

San Jose Childrens Museum, 1 PM

November 8

Habitot Childrens Museum , Berkeley, CA- Parent Presentation 11 AM

SF Book Festival

November 10

The Wooden Horse Toy Store Los Gatos 7:30 PM presentation

November 18-21

National Association for the Education of Young Children- Presentation- November 19 "Selecting Best Products"Toronto,Canada


December 10

Barnes and Noble Sacramento Arden Mall.7:00PM Presentation and Book Signing in support of Lekotek of Sacramento

Dr. Toys Media

November 29

Sacramento Bee, Interview feature by Maria LaPiana


New York City

Monday, February 9, 1998, 5:35 AM WNBC-TV "Good Day New York" Remote from Toy Fair, interview with Dr. Toy and presentation of new products.

Feb. 9-17 New York, International Toy Fair (Toy Center and Javits) Interviews with journalists during Toy Fair.

Feb. 10 KPSI-FM, Palm Springs, CA-- live interview, 12:30 EST.

Tuesday, February 17, 9:30am on-air interview with sample toy products, News Channel 12 New Jersey, Edison, NJ.

Wed. Feb. 17, Noon arrival, 12:30pm-1:30pm on-line chat, edition of Parents Magazine. NY

Feb. 17 5:50pm , KMOX Radio St. Louis, MO.


Boston March 8 (Sun.) SF to Boston

Monday, March 9, 1998, 12:20pm KKTL Radio (97.1 FM) Houston, TX, The Dayna Steele Show, 10 AM to 1 PM, 97 TALK (KKTL / 97.1 FM) Houston

March 9 6am Monday, WBZ-TV (CBS) on location: The Children's Story Toy Store, 434 Harvard St., Brookline, MA,

March 9 10 AM Interview with Kirsten Conover Christian Science Monitor,

Miami March 11 (Wed.) Miami

March 13, WTVJ-TV (NBC) Today in South Florida- present products and book.

March 20 Interview with Miami Herald, Living and Learning Section front page. Excerpt from book with suggestions on how toys teach included with photo of book cover.


March 18 WFLD-TV , Fox, 6:00AM Present book and products.


March 22 attend Dallas Toy and Gift Show

March 24 WFAA-TV, Good Morning Texas. Present products and book.

San Francisco

Thursday, March 26, 1998, 9:30am pacific, 30-min phoner,KHJJ Radio in Palmdale, CA

Friday, March 27 at 9:15am, pacific time WCLO Radio in Jamesville, WI, 45 min phoner


Mar 30 attend Pacific Northwest Toy Association Toy & Hobby Fair


Friday, April 3, 11:30am eastern, phone interview, Asbury Park Press

April 8 Christopher Elliott, Entrepreneur Magazine, tips on how/when to travel with kids. FAMILY TRAVEL - ENTREPRENEUR. section (August, 1998 travel column) --

April 12 at 10:20 am nationally syndicated NPR radio show "On Computers" host Nathan Garcia, ( -- originates KQED in San Francisco. This show airs on the following radio stations nationwide:

Station Market State Power Freq. Air Day Air Time (Local Time)

WVNA-AM Tuscumbia AL 5,000 1590 Sun 1p-3p

KENI-AM Anchorage AK 5,000 550 Sun 9a-12n

KVNA-AM Flagstaff AZ 5,000 600 Sun 11a-2p

KNXN-AM Sierra Vista AZ 2,500 1470 Sun 11a-2p

KINS-AM Eureka CA 500 980 Sun 10a-1p

KNCO-AM Grass Valley Ca 1,000 830 Sun 11a-1p

KQMS-AM Redding CA 1,000 1400 Sun 10a-1p

KFBK-AM Sacramento CA 50,000 1530 Sun 10a-1p

KOGO-AM San Diego CA 5,000 600 Sun 10a-1p

KVON-AM Napa CA 5,000 1440 Sun 10a-1p

KGLW-AM San Luis Obispo CA 1,000 1340 Sun 10a-1p

KVEN-AM Ventura CA 1,000 1450 Sat 4p-7p

KFKA-AM Greeley CO 5,000 1310 Sun 10a-1p

KCSJ-AM Pueblo CO 10,000 590 Sun 11a-2p

Tba Hartford CT Tba Tba Sun Tba

WDEL-AM Wilmington DE 5,000 1150 Sun 1p-4p

WDBO-AM Orlando FL 5,000 580 Sun 1p-4p

WHNZ-AM Tampa FL 5,000 580 Sun 1p-4p

WHO-AM Des Moines IA 50,000 1040 Sat 2p-3p

KGLO-AM Mason City IA 5,000 1300 Sun 12p-2p

WROK-AM Rockford Il 5,000 1440

WLXG-AM Lexington KY 5,000 1300 Sun 9p-11p

KPEL-AM Lafayette LA 5,000 1420 Sun 12n-3p

WPEP-AM East Taunton MA 5,000 1570 Sat 12p-1p

WFNT-AM Flint (Burton) MI 1,000 1420 Sun 4p-7p

WIFN-AM Marine City MI 1,000 1590 Sat 1p-4p

KCMO-AM Kansas City MO 50,000 810 Sun 12n-3p

WBT-AM Charlotte NC 50,000 1110 Sun 1p-3p

WQNX-AM Aberdeen NC 1,000 1350 Sun 1p-3p

WJNC-AM Jacksonville NC 1,000 1240 Sun 1p-4p

WCTC-AM New Brunswick NJ 1,000 1450 Sun 1p-4p

KRSN-AM Los Alamos NM 5,000 1490 Sun 11a-2p

WING-AM Dayton OH 5,000 1410 Sun 11a-2p

WOHI-AM East Liverpool OH 660 1490 Sun 1p-4p

KXL-AM Portland OR 5,000 750 Sun 7p-9p

KYKN-AM Salem OR 5,000 1430 Sun 12n-1p

WCMB-AM Harrisburg PA 5,000 1200 Sat 1p-4p

WMAJ-AM State College PA 5,000 1450 Sun 1p-4p

WPNW Providence RI 1,000 550 Sun 1p-4p

WVOC-AM Columbia SC 5,000 560 Sun 1p-4p

WTAW-AM Bryan/College St TX 1,000 1150 Sun 12n-3p

WLVA-AM Lynchburg VA 1,000 590 Sun 1p-4p

WLEE-AM Richmond VA 5,000 1320 Sun 12n-1p

WFIR-AM Roanoke VA 5,000 960 Sun 1p-4p

KGMI-AM Bellingham WA 5,000 790 Sun1 2n-1p

KXLY-AM Spokane WA 5,000 920 Sun 10a-1a

KOMO-AM Seattle WA 50,000 1000 Sun1 2p-2p

WIZM-AM La Crosse WI 5,000 1410 Sun 12n-3p

WTDY-AM Madison WI 10,000 1070 Sun 12n-2p

WCHS-AM Charleston WV 5,000 580 Sun 1p-4p

CKLW-AM Windsor ONT 50,000 800 Sun 1p-4p

Armed Forces Radio Network WorldWide

Sunday, April 12,6:30 AM, CFRB in Toronto, Ontario, Interview

April 23 11 AM. CFAX in Victoria, British Columbia, Interviewer: Terry Spence, Listening audience: Victoria and surrounding areas.

August 17 The Washington Post Style Interview with Don Oldenburg "The Doctor is In"

August 25 The Oakland Tribune Interview Business Section with David Schotz

Oct. 5- Interview on National Public Radio- The Parents Journal with Bobbi Conner (120 cities)

November 21- "History of Toys and Games" a 2 hour special (hosted by John Ritter) at 8 PM PT.

November 26- repeat of "History of Toys and Games" a 2 hour special (hosted by John Ritter) at 9 PM PT.

December 25 - repeat of "History of Toys and Games" a 2 hour special (hosted by John Ritter) at 3 PM PT.