Why Is Sophie The Giraffe So Popular

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What's so special about Sophie the Giraffe?

Touch: Sophie the Giraffe is perfect for baby's small hands. She is very light and her long legs and neck are easy for baby to grip. Smell: The singular scent of natural rubber (from Hevea tree) makes Sophie the Giraffe very special and easy for your child to identify amid all his other toys.

Do I need to sterilize Sophie the giraffe?

In accordance with what is written on the product packaging, we do not recommend sterilising Sophie la girafe. Known sterilisation methods require partial or full immersion of the product in a sterilising solution (boiling water or water with a sterilisation tablet) that could damage it.

Why is Sophie La giraffe so expensive?

So why does it cost so much? Sophie has been French mothers go-to teething toy since 1961. The toy is made in France rather than in China, and is made with natural rubber rather than plastic. That means the product costs more to make and is relatively expensive around the globe — but that hasn't stopped its popularity.

Is Sophie la Girafe French?

The toy has been made in France (as Sophie la Girafe) since 1961, first in Asnières-sur-Oise, near Paris by Delacostethen from 1991 by Vulli based in Rumilly in the French Alps. Its name refers to its launch on 25 May 1961, the feast day of Saint Madeline Sophie Barat.

Does Sophie the giraffe have a friend?

Meet Sophie, everybody's favorite French giraffe, and all of her friends — Gabin, Josephine, Kiwi, Lazare, and Margot, in this delightful new board book. With more than fifty million sold, Sophie la girafe, the wildly popular toy from France, is a fixture in nurseries all over the world.

Who makes the original Sophie the giraffe?

Sophie the Giraffe is made by French firm Vuilli, (which incidentally calls it Sophie la Girafe). Vuilli said it had not been sent the mouldy toys for inspection, but that complaints were taken seriously and that children's safety, along with parental satisfaction, were its main priorities.

Where is Sophie la Girafe made?

Every Sophie is made in a small factory in eastern France. But Sophie's simplicity and small-scale French origins—carefully communicated by her maker, the French company Vulli—have played a big role in the toy's success outside its home country.

She can help with teething pain

Regardless of flavour, babies definitely love chewing on Sophie the Giraffe. This makes it ideal when they start teething, as the pressure on their gums soothes discomfort. And there are lots of parts to chew: legs, hooves, neck, ears, cheeks, horns, mouth.

The toy has been made in France (as Sophie la Girafe) since 1961, first in Asnières-sur-Oise, near Paris by Delacostethen from 1991 by Vulli based in Rumilly in the French Alps. Its name refers to its launch on 25 May 1961, the feast day of Saint Madeline Sophie Barat.

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