Latest Munchkin Stories

2010-01-12 07:00:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., designer of clever infant and toddler products, today announced a multi-year alliance with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, to design an extensive line of feeding accessories featuring the beloved Muppets of Sesame Street. "Feeding is one of the largest infant categories, and we are excited to expand our partnership to include this important segment," said Doug Gillespie, Munchkin...

2009-12-07 07:07:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Dec 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., designer of clever infant and toddler products, has announced the launch of its first line of diapers, Munchkin Super Premium Diapers. Manufactured from the highest quality materials and engineered to ensure superior fit and leak protection, the disposable diapers are offered in a range of size options to ensure maximum comfort for all babies during both rest and active play. With the rapid growth Munchkin has seen over the last few...

2008-07-23 09:00:46

By Amanda S. Coleman, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 23--When Jon Garow directed the 30 young "munchkins" rehearsing a scene from "The Wizard of Oz" at the Ellington High School auditorium, he received some help from one of the older cast members. Rachel Roy, 16, of Manchester, who plays Dorothy, repeated Garow's announcement to the children surrounding her, kindly reminding them to "use their left arm now" while pointing to a side of the auditorium. "I'm very impressed with the...

2008-06-25 21:02:26

By Martha Garrison The Panola Playhouse presents the beloved musical, "The Wizard of Oz," in four performances, Thursday through Sunday. The curtains rise, and the magical journey down the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City begins at 7:30 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and again at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. In this production, you'll see a little girl named Dorothy and her little dog Toto; witches, both good and bad; the Wizard; the Cowardly Lion; the Scarecrow; the...

2008-06-18 15:00:00

By Susan Brittingham, McAlester News-Capital, Okla. Jun. 18--There are three songs from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" that practically everybody knows -- so feel free to get all nostalgic, embarrass your children and sing along with the cast during this weekend's performance of the beloved play. So, what are those songs that the children's department of the McAlester Community Theatre will be singing during their performances Friday and Saturday nights? "They'll be singing the more...

Latest Munchkin Reference Libraries

2013-06-12 16:11:04

The bambino cat is an experimental breed of cat that was registered with the TICA under the designation Experimental Bambino in 2006. This breed is a mix of the munchkin cat and the Sphynx cat. It received its name from the Italian word bambino, which translates to baby in English. Like the Munchkin breed, the bambino cat is short and has large ears. Its skin is like that of the Sphynx cat and is pink or white in color, but this also means that it requires frequent bathing in order to keep it...

2007-12-13 19:44:51

The Munchkin is a fairly new breed of cat with a lot of controversy surrounding it. The breed is created by a mutation that causes achondroplasia, or hypochondroplasia, which results in the cats having abnormally short legs. The breed originated when a pregnant, short-legged black cat was discovered in Louisiana in 1983. One of her kittens, a tomcat, became the father of the breeding program for Munchkins. Several cat registries refuse to recognize the breed due to the controversy that...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.