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  MicroPets top Christmas wish list
Updated 25 September 2002, 11.30

Traditional dolls and ultra-modern playground crazes are set to top children's Christmas wish lists this year.

Dolls such as Baby Annabel and Barbie Rapunzel are set to be top of the list for girls.

Fact File
Top 10 Christmas wish list
(alphabetical order)
Baby Annabel doll
Barbie Rapunzel doll
BeyBlades
Bratz dolls
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets lego
MicroPets
Leapad Interactive Learning book
Ready Steady Cook Popcorn Maker
Fimbles furry toy
Spider-Man Flip and Trap set
With boy toys being Spider-Man Flip and Trap set and the innovative Beyblades, which are similar to the traditional spinning top.

Interactive pets

But by far the most popular gifts this year are expected to be MicroPets.

The mini MicroPets interact with each other and can also respond to their owners.

There are 10 different MicroPets types and shops think that kids will want to have as many as possible.

Barbie Rapunzel looks set to be a winner with young girls.
Barbie Rapunzel
Top craze

Shops predict that four million of the 4 cm plastic toys will sell before Christmas Day.

Other top predictions also include; Harry Potter Chamber of Secrets lego, Ready Steady Cook Popcorn maker, Bratz dolls and Fimbles, a furry toy.

The organisation representing Britain's toy shops did a vote to find the best toys of the last century, with Lego beating teddy bears, Action Man and Barbie.

Monopoly was named the best game of the last 100 years while the yo-yo was voted as the top "craze".

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