Playmobil to follow Lego's UK theme park – but bucks trend to transfer production to China where 80% of the world's toys are made

This article titled “Playmobil’s theme park in Malta has captured children’s imagination” was written by Julia Kollewe, for The Guardian on Monday 30th May 2011 19.11 UTC

Knights looking down from a castle provide a grand entrance to Malta’s Playmobil theme park. Lifesize figures of a farmer and a pirate tower over children at the Playmobil farm where youngsters can ride pigs and a crocodile, “milk” a cow (it’s only water) and ride narrow-waisted horses.

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