Father, Ben is the doctor in Calico Village and helps all the Critters stay in tip-top shape. Mother, Nikki is a nurse in Calico Village and likes taking care of children. Brother, Oliver writes the most beautiful poems and recites them during writing class. Sister, Rebecca likes writing fairy tales, especially about princesses. Calico Critters is a unique and adorable range of distinctive animal characters with charming and beautifully detailed homes, furniture and accessories. They live, work and play in an idyllic and wonderful place called Calico Village. These timeless, classic toys promote wholesome family values. These life-like, award-winning miniatures also inspire imagination and creativity. These adorable toys promote healthy cognitive development through pretend play. Acting out storylines will exercise narrative and critical thinking processes, while fine motor skills and dexterity improve as little ones manipulate the fun environments, critters and accessories.