• 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…

  • More about Gotz Happy Kidz dolls

    These dolls are one of my favourite ranges at Petalina! Gotz Happy Kidz dolls were introduced in 2012 and were one of the first dolls to have extra joints in their elbows and knees to give them a more natural and posable appearance. This is lots of fun for older girls and collectors alike as the dolls seem more realistic…

  • Gotz Classic Kidz are here!

    Today our first delivery arrived from Gotz. Just a few boxes and what would there be inside? I was really pleased to see that we had received a selection of dolls from across the range including many gorgeous baby dolls, Precious Day Jessica and Elisabeth and some of the new Classic Kidz range. Classic Kidz are a new range of…

  • Gotz Girls having Easter fun

    The sun was shining this morning and the Gotz Girls woke up bright and early because their bedroom was so light and sunny for once. They couldn’t wait to get dressed to go outside. “It must be warm today with the sun out,” said Elisabeth. “I’m so fed up with wearing all my boring winter clothes I’m going to wear…

  • New! Gotz Happy Kidz jointed play dolls

    It’s been a long wait since I ordered the whole range of Gotz Happy Kidz dolls 2012 but they have finally arrived. It’s always great to see a new range in a catalogue and Gotz have invested a great deal in the design and development of these lovely new children’s dolls. As from 2012 Happy Kidz dolls are all 50cm…

  • Best doll for a girl age 5 and over

    For this age group, the most popular dolls by far fit into the size range between 45 to 50cm. As a result of their popularity, manufacturers also create lots of different sets of dolls clothes and other accessories which all add to the play experience. The dolls that we concentrate on here are the dolls in this size range that…

  • What to consider when buying dolls for age 5+

    Your little girl is wanting a more grown up doll, but which would be the best one to buy for her? The purpose of this article is to help you decide what are the most important features when buying a doll for your little girl. It’s the theory behind all of Petalina’s recommendations for this age group. The second article…

  • Gifts for Horse Loving Girls

    Gotz have a really good range of products for those girls who would like their dolls to ride ponies: Hannah, pictured below, is a beautiful all vinyl 50cm doll with brown fixed eyes and long brown hair which is suitable for girls from age 5. She arrives dressed in a T shirt and jodphurs with a fleece jacket, as well…