Talking Mother Goose

Product of the Past: The Talking Mother Goose

So in what appears to be a marketing gimmick to capitalize on the success of the Teddy Ruxpin dolls, we’ve got The Talking Mother Goose.  A big, plush, goose that reads stories to you and moves…just like Teddy.

Teddy Ruxpin was a good toy to copy, as it’s sales were off the chart for a while there in the mid-1980s.  And what better “character” to get behind than Mother Goose.  Kids everywhere were familiar with her from hearing the stories and nursery rhymes.  That’s also not a bad selection of story titles that were available for this.  Worlds of Wonder was hitting on all cylinders at this point apparently.

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