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Toys Inspired by The Incredibles, Disney Princess, among Hottest Holiday Gift Items at Disney Store; Available Exclusively at Disney Store.

GLENDALE, Calif. -- Disney Store Will Open Early On Nov. 26 For Post-Thanksgiving Shoppers

On the day after Thanksgiving, shoppers nationwide will mark the annual, pre-dawn ritual that officially begins the holiday shopping season by getting a jump-start on hot deals while supplies are still plentiful. In response to early excitement for its popular Disney Princess items, as well as merchandise inspired by the huge Disney/Pixar hit, The Incredibles, Disney Store will offer significant discounts on exclusive merchandise beginning on Friday, November 26, with specials continuing throughout Thanksgiving weekend.

For boys and gadget fans, the hottest "must have" item is the Incredimobile, a wireless remote control replica of the Incredimobile car from the film. Packaged ready to use, with a Mr. Incredible action figure, remote controller and batteries, boys will have hours of fun zipping around corners, zooming through straight-aways, flashing its headlights and revving the engine. Other hot holiday gift items include a talking Mr. Incredible doll, character action figures and Incredibles nesting dolls.

For little girls who dream of being a Disney Princess, Disney Store offers a dazzling, three-foot tall talking Cinderella that speaks 20 phrases, a luxurious Disney Princess Enchanted Palace with a working elevator, elegant chandelier and enchanted piano, and an adorable Mini Princess Wedding Castle that celebrates Belle's wedding to the Beast. Two new members of the Disney Princess line, Little Ariel and Little Cinderella, are toddler-dolls with long, flowing hair for hours of styling fun. Disney Store also carries the largest collection of Disney Princess dolls anywhere.

Here's a comprehensive list of great holiday gift ideas from Disney Store that are expected to be the season's hottest sellers (please note: during the Incredible Toy Extravaganza November 26-28, prices on most items will be promoted at up to 20 percent off of the prices listed below):

Hot Gifts For Boys:

Talking Mr. Incredible Doll - When the chest logo is pressed, this 11 1/2-inch action figure says one of seven popular key catch-phrases from the film. It comes with a supporting stand ($16.50US(a)).

Incredimobile - The Incredimobile is a remote control car that features flashing headlights, engine noises, a detachable roof and a Mr. Incredible action figure in his original blue costume. Comes with batteries ($39.50US).

Disney Heroes Fort Playset - This set includes Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Prince Phillip and Hercules. Also includes a trap door and hidden treasure room, a rowboat, cargo net and four flags. It features a variety of lights and sounds for great pretend play ($58US).

Hot Gifts For Girls:

Disney Princess 11 1/2-inch Fashion Dolls - Once upon a time, she met her first Disney Princess. Now, she can play for hours in far away kingdoms with all of her Princesses and girlfriends. Styling brush and slippers included.

Aurora - The tale of Sleeping Beauty comes alive as Aurora comes dressed in a pink ball gown, golden tiara and matching necklace ($14.50US).

Belle - Beauty is an understatement as Belle, in her golden ball gown, comes dressed and ready for a quiet dinner with the Beast ($14.50US).

Cinderella - No more cleaning and toiling; Cinderella comes dressed for the ball in a beautiful blue gown and white gloves ($14.50US).

Disney Princess Tea Set - This deluxe tea set comes with enough accessories to serve up to four little princesses. Includes a teapot, four place settings (plates, saucers, cups, knives, spoons and forks), and two "play" cookie boxes, complete in a pink enchanted pumpkin coach carrying case ($14.50US).

Little Ariel and Little Cinderella Dolls - Cute, cuddly and baby-faced, each toddler-doll stands 15-inches tall and is packaged with a crown, hairbrush, comb and six hair accessories ($19.50US).

Mini Princess Wedding Castle - Girls can help celebrate Belle's wedding to the Prince in a fun and festive castle. The set includes Belle and Prince figurines, three additional Disney Princess figurines, a Beast mask and dozens of wedding fashions and accessories ($49.50US).

Deluxe Tinker Bell Costume & Accessories - Little girls can dress up like everyone's favorite Fairy and enchant holiday guests. Comes with a set of magical wings and charming shoes. Great for imaginative play ($78.00US; Deluxe Wings $16.50US; Shoes $16.50US).

Talking Cinderella - Expected to be a major seller this season, little girls can look Cinderella right in the eye as she speaks 20 phrases. Talking Cinderella doll stands approximately three-feet tall and is dressed in a beautiful, sparkly blue gown. Batteries are included ($128US).

Disney Princess Enchanted Palace - This beautiful castle can be used with Disney Princess 11-inch dolls (available separately). It features a working elevator, elegant chandelier, stove that lights up and piano that plays music ($148US).

For Boys and Girls:

Disney Play Tents - Princess Castle for girls, Buzz Lightyear command post for boys. Open-air bottoms. Princess Castle has open-air top. Lift-flap entrance. Pops easily into place ($39.50US).

Hot Gifts For All Ages:

Incredibles Action Figures - Mr. Incredible, Frozone, Elastigirl and Jack Jack, Dash, Syndrome, Violet - 7-inch plastic action figures come with free ring and collectors card for hours of playtime ($9.50US).

Finding Nemo Mini Aquarium - This is the perfect aquarium for the home or office. Nemo and his tank friends, including Bubbles, Gill and Bloat, swim happily within a fun aquarium environment. Just add water and watch them come to life. Contains four aquarium backdrops and fun fish facts. Includes a net and fish food container, making this playtime aquarium even more realistic. There is a drawer for storage and the aquarium lights up ($9.50US, ages 3+).

Nesting Dolls - A timeless classic with a modern twist, these nesting-style dolls are decorated with your favorite Disney characters. Each set includes four plastic dolls, which can be stacked inside of one another, according to size. Eight styles are available, including The Incredibles, Lilo and Stitch, Disney Princesses, Toy Story characters, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, Classic Disney characters (Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Donald Duck) and Nightmare Before Christmas characters ($14.50US, ages 3+).

World Of Disney, Multi Character Holiday "2004" Snowglobe - This exquisite collector's item features more than 19 Disney characters to surprise and delight Disney fans of all ages. It plays "Wish You A Merry Christmas" as Tinker Bell circles around the top of the holiday tree ($98US).

(a) In most cases, during the Disney Store's "Incredible Toy Extravaganza," prices will be significantly lower than shown.

About Disney Store North America

Disney Store originated the themed retail environment when it opened its first store in Glendale, California in 1987. Disney Store currently operates over 300 locations in the United States and Canada that offer immediate access to magical Disney products. On November 23, 2004, The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCE), a leading specialty retailer of apparel and accessories for children, acquired Disney Store retail chain in North America and now operates it as a wholly owned subsidiary of The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.
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