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Barnes & Noble Announces Its ‘Best Toys Of The Season’ List

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced just in time for the holidays its 2012 “Best Toys of the Season” list. To curate the list, the buyers at Barnes & Noble spent hundreds of hours scouring the global toy market for the perfect gifts to help children and families build, play, imagine, create and learn. The 2012 “Best Toys of the Season” list features the hottest and best new educational toys and games across a broad range of price points, available in Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at BN.com ( www.bn.com/toys).

Barnes & Noble’s “Best Toys of the Season” offers something to satisfy everyone’s holiday Wish List. And to help make holiday shopping easier, Barnes & Noble stores will feature special shelf signage to help identify the products chosen as “The Best Toys.” The special signage makes each toy on our list easy to find and helps those who don’t know what to buy make a choice with confidence.

For the 2012 holiday season, Barnes & Noble recommends:

The Best Toys of the Season… for:

  • Learning - LeapPad2 Explorer Tablet
  • Imagination - Glow-in-the-Dark Crazy Fort!
  • Crazy, Wacky, Fun - Furby
  • Science - Prehistoric Sea Monsters
  • Crafting - Berry-Licious Knitting
  • Discovery - Crystal Growing Kit
  • Construction - Lego Lord of the Rings
  • Strategy Gamers - The Settlers of Catan
  • Family Fun - Apples to Apples Party Tin
  • Mind & Memory - Puzzle Blox
  • Design & Logic - Art’ Quadrat
  • Star Wars Collector - Kotobukiya Collectible Darth Vader

“We are thrilled to be able to feature these quality products that families and gift givers can trust,” said Kathleen Campisano, Vice President, Toys & Games, Barnes & Noble, Inc. “Whether building, puzzling or simply playing games, our customers can feel good knowing that the products were hand-selected to inspire and engage the most curious of minds.”

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company operates 689 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, BN.com ( www.bn.com). Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK ® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store ( www.nook.com), while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 667 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is one of only 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

NOOK ®, NOOK Tablet , NOOK Color , NOOK Store , NOOK Book , NOOK Video , NOOK Newspaper , NOOK Reading Apps , and Read What You Love. Anywhere You Like are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other trademarks referenced in this release are the property of their respective owners.

Follow Barnes & Noble on Twitter ( www.bn.com/twitter), Facebook ( www.facebook.com/barnesandnoble) and YouTube ( www.youtube.com/user/bnstudio).



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