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Founded in 2002, our mission here at Giantmicrobes Inc. is to produce unique and interesting gifts for children and adults alike. Whether your interest is educational, medical, or just plain old entertainment, we're your number one source for all things microbial!

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Newly Crunchy

"GIANTmicrobes has an awesome collection of critters, inspired by the invisible microscopic world. From Zombie Virus, Anthrax, Brain-Eating Amoeba Plagues, The Common Cold, to Black Death, each creepy critter comes with fun educational facts.." - Newly Crunchy Newly Crunchy

Outnumbered 3 to 1

"These fun plushies include educational facts, so children and parents can explore and learn about some of the invisible life going on in our world today." - Outnumbered 3 to 1 Outnumbered 3 to 1

Kindergarten Kiosk

"The children have loved looking at the brain cell, red blood cell, bone cell, and muscle cell in tandem with real bones! These little guys are a great addition to any science center!" - Kindergarten Kiosk Kindergarten Kiosk

HuffingtonPost

"Check out GIANTmicrobes and instead of giving your little girl another stuffed bear give her a stuffed four-chamber heart, e. coli, brain cell, or common cold instead." - HuffingtonPost HuffingtonPost

in our spare time

"How would you like to receive a brain cell for Halloween? Or possibly a cold sore or the plague? Maybe you’d like to wish botulism on someone you know. Well, now you can do just that with these fun, plush gifts from GIANT microbes!" - In Our Spare Time in our spare time

mom does reviews

"This Halloween look at some of the scariest things in the world- GIANT Microbes! You can hold Ebola or the Black Plague in your hand, a million times their actual size. They are cute, fun, and even educational." - Mom Does Reviews mom does reviews

Tomopop

"These little guys are ready to infect your collection with some cuteness!" - Tomopop Tomopop

usatoday

"They had me at chlamydia." - USA TODAY usatoday

captaintoy

"Every one of these is cuter than a bug's ear." - mwctoys.com captaintoy

Cnet

"An adorable collection of plushie infectious diseases and other micro-organisms." - cnet.com Cnet

Yahoo

"Jim Henson's Muppets made pigs and frogs endearing, and Walt Disney turned a common rodent into a cultural icon. Now, Drew Oliver thinks it's time for bacteria, viruses and other maligned microorganisms to share the love." - The Associated Press Yahoo

buzzdaily

"Experiment with these geek-chic finds and embrace your inner nerd!" - thedailybuzz.com buzzdaily

brixton

"Slap a little pink bow on a lil' rolly polly egg cell and you, my friend, are very unexpectedly in cute city." - brixtonstreet.com brixton

toyspedia

"They're cute and morbid, cuddly and gory, and very, very educational--all at the same time." - toyspedia.blogspot.com toyspedia

pcworld

"These giants are absolutely awesome, and I'm cuddling with death tonight." - PC World pcworld

smh

"Toys and art objects based on science classes such as physics and microbiology have become the hottest thing." - The Sydney Morning Herald smh

wired

"These adorable stuffed versions of nasty disease-causing microbes aren't just for medical professionals." - WIRED wired

telegraph

"A bizarre range of soft toys which look like bacteria and viruses have become popular with students, health care workers and children... So, if you're looking for a Christmas present for the friend who has everything... give them Herpes!" - The Telegraph telegraph

prnewswire

"Infectiously cute new products make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts." - PR Newswire prnewswire

newsweek

"You have to love that infectious enthusiasm." - Newsweek newsweek

shescribes

"They are so darn cute!" - shescribes.com shescribes

metro

"Fancy cuddling up to some syphilis at night?" - METRO metro

wiki

"They are found around the world and the tagging explaining the illness, pathogen or organism has been translated into over 8 languages for use in public awareness in North America and Europe." - Wikipedia wiki

 
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