Great teaching tool for health education classes. A quirky novelty for anyone with a wry wit. Manufacturered by GIANT MICROBES. They make great learning tools for parents and educators as well as amusing presents for anyone. Each Plush doll is 5-to-7 inches and has an image of the real microbe it represents as well as information about it Don't let a pox end up on your house -- or anyone else's house. The more you know the better for everyone's real estate.