Father, Russell is always very cheerful and happy. He loves going on picnics with his family in the park. Mother, Rufina is an amazing baker and makes the most delicious desserts! Her specialties include strawberry shortcake and chocolate mousse pies. Daughter, Rowena is very active and loves playing sports. She especially likes playing soccer and is on her school's team. Calico Critters is a unique and adorable range of distinctive animal characters with charming and beautifully detailed homes, furniture and accessories. They live, work and play in an idyllic and wonderful place called Calico Village. These timeless, classic toys promote wholesome family values. These life-like, award-winning miniatures also inspire imagination and creativity. These adorable toys promote healthy cognitive development through pretend play. Acting out storylines will exercise narrative and critical thinking processes, while fine motor skills and dexterity improve as little ones manipulate the fun environments, critters and accessories.