Coming soon to a Build a Bear near you will be our favorite little green baby featured in the new hit series The Mandalorian. This morning the company announced to Business Insiders that The Child will be the next in their line of Star Wars themed plush.
Baby Yoda aka ‘The Child’ toys and merchandise has been flying off the shleves and selling out online as soon as they are listed. To jump on that bandwagon, Build a Bear announced they too will be selling the little green nugget very soon.
“I’m excited to share we will be one of the first companies to provide the digital and internet phenomenon who is trending higher than all the presidential candidates combined,” Build-A-Bear CEO Sharon Price John said during a presentation on Tuesday at the ICR Conference in Orlando, Florida. “We now will have The Child, also known as Baby Yoda,” John added.
You can see in the leading image John holding up a Baby Yoda stuffed animal to show the audience. He also stated that Baby Yoda would be available at Build-A-Bear workshops in the next few months.
“It’s great, again, to be in business with best-in-class partners,” John said, adding that Build-A-Bear, Disney, and Lucasfilm worked quickly to make the Baby Yoda character a reality. “We started this process almost with the first episode,” John said.