• Introducing A Girl for All Time Sam

    It’s nearly September 2015 which means that it’s not very long until A Girl for all Time Sam arrives at Petalina. Sam Liron is the latest doll from the award winning line of dolls called A Girl for All Time and she is a girl of the 1960s.   Sam, Your 1960’s Girl Each of the dolls in the series,…

  • Highlights of 2014

    Thank you so much to all of our customers for your support throughout 2014. We have had a really enjoyable year helping a record number of you find the perfect dolls for you and your little ones. It’s been such fun – thank you so much! Highlights during 2014 include our Silver website award from mumpreneur.co.uk, a badge of honour which we…

  • Introducing Lydia, Your Georgian Girl

    I am delighted to be able to bring you details of the latest doll in the series of historical dolls for girls from A Girl for All Time. Meet Lydia, Your Georgian Girl, a descendent of Matilda Marchmont, the first doll in the series from Tudor times. A Girl for All Time is the brainchild of Frances Cain, who struggled…

  • Clementine, Your 1940s Girl

    Petalina is thrilled to be able to share a details of Clementine with you, the latest doll from A Girl for All Time. Clementine, Your 1940s Girl, is the latest doll in a series of six in total from A Girl for All Time. We already know Matilda, Your Tudor Girl, and Amelia, Your Victorian Girl, and in a few…

  • More about A Girl for All Time

    The more ‘about pages’ were the extra information pages included on Petalina’s original website providing photos of the dolls without clothes to show their build and measurements. A Girl for All Time was launched in 2012 by Frances Weeks Cain, a London based Mum who could not find interesting but feminine toys for her then 10 year old daughter. With…

  • Amelia Your Victorian Girl

    I promise you will not be disappointed with Amelia Your Victorian Girl. Amelia is the second doll in the series of historical characters from A Girl For all Time. The first doll, Matilda your Tudor Girl, has been an incredible success winning several accolades during 2011 including the best toy award from Toy Talk and inclusion in the Top 5…

  • Introducing Matilda, Your Tudor Girl

    Yesterday, I met with Frances Cain, the founder of A Girl for All Time, a range of the most beautiful dolls that are somewhere in between collector’s dolls and play dolls. The dolls, together with a range of books and outfits, are aimed at girls from the age of 8. Each doll character lives in a different historical period, all…