Green Bean Collection is a multi award-winning series of collectible books and toys following six unique characters in the beautiful lands of Adventure Dales. Leading character, Green Bean, is a cool, fun-loving, genderless bean who enjoys discovering new things, playing with friends, and nurturing the world around us. Green Bean teaches us the importance of friendship, and having fun whilst learning and growing together. You will instantly recognise Green Bean from the stylish white trainers and white mittens, a cheeky smile, and a twinkle in the eyes!
This Manchester based brand inspires a love of the natural world and caring for our planet, whilst learning, exploring, and embracing adventures. Through in-depth market research and dedicated customer engagement, the Green Bean Collection is uniquely positioned to understand and respond to what children, parents, and educators want from books and toys. The brand has a passionate team eager to share their vision for a new type of Edutainment with the world - to educate and inspire children through precious, memorable moments.
Anita Frost, founder and author of the Green Bean Collection, has an extensive professional background in child development and business. Anita has successfully developed the business by launching a range of fun, educational toys and games based on her children’s stories.
We’re proud to have won multiple awards for our educational and entertaining books, toys and games, including Best Children’s Toys and Books Retailer 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
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Children’s Toy Retailer of the Year 2021