CLOSED Miffy’s Big & Small Figurine Set & Book Review + #Giveaway

Did you know that Miffy has been around for over 60 years?  I think Miffy is a character that will have hit all our radars at some point, and very recently my youngest daughter has been showing an interest in this cute little white bunny.  In case your not in the know, Miffy was conjured up by Dick Bruna, a Dutch children’s author.  Miffy actually begun life as a little boy bunny in the stories Dick used to tell his children on holiday.  When Miffy appeared in books, Dick decided she would look better with a dress, and the little girl bunny we all know and love was born.

Miffy figurine set

My daughter has been enjoying watching Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small on Tiny Pop when we get home after the school run.  She seems to love Miffy’s friendly face and hearing her and her friends adventures.

When she received the Uncle Pilot and Grunty figurine set with ‘miffy’s bicycle’ and ‘miffy and melanie’ books she was over the moon.  We opened them while her big sister was at school to give her chance to enjoy them without someone trying to take the away from her.

playing with miffy toys

We love Uncle Pilot and Grunty, and she started role playing with them straight away.  They are really chunky toys so really easy for little hands to play with.  We also love how sturdy and good quality they are.  All the smaller features, like the legs and arms are sturdy as well, and I can’t see them breaking or snapping anytime soon.

looking at miffy book

She was also keen to get started with the Miffy books and enjoyed looking through them herself before asking me to read them to her.  The illustrations are just lovely, with lots of images of Miffy and what she gets up to.  We read about how she wanted to see the world on her bike when she grew up and about a very exciting time, when her pen friend Melanie came to stay with her.  The stories are simple for young children to follow and we love that they rhyme.  I think rhymes in stories for young children really help to keep them engaged and my little lady enjoyed listening to them until the very end.

miffy books

Miffy’s Big & Small Figurine Set & Book Giveaway

I can definitely say that the Miffy’s Big and Small figurine set and the lovely Miffy books we received have been a big hit here with my 3 year old daughter.  She was so happy with the toys she took Uncle Pilot and Grunty to nursery with her this morning.

If you have a little one in your life who’s been enjoying Miffy on Tiny Pop, then this is just the giveaway for you.  I have an Uncle Pilot and Grunty figurine set with ‘miffy’s bicycle’ and ‘miffy and melanie’ books to giveaway to one lucky Zena’s Suitcase reader.  If you would like to enter, just complete the rafflecopter below.  You can also pop back daily for additional entries.  Good luck to all who enter.  Competition ends 1/8/17.  Other T&C’s apply.

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Zena is a 40ish year old Mum with 3 kids and UK travel blogger who is keen to pursue her passion for exploring despite being a busy parent. She’s also partial to coffee and chocolate.


  1. Tracy Nixon
    July 11, 2017 / 3:27 pm

    Who could not like this adorable little white bunny! Love her books – simple but loveable illustrations and relatable storylines!

  2. iain maciver
    July 11, 2017 / 4:51 pm

    been around a long time , and still going strong great for kids

  3. Kim Styles
    July 11, 2017 / 5:03 pm

    Miffy has been around for sooo long and I loved the books as a child! simple but classic books

  4. MARGARET gallagher
    July 11, 2017 / 9:30 pm

    Just so cute great for creative fun and expanding young minds

  5. Katie Skeoch
    July 11, 2017 / 9:54 pm

    The stories are imaginative & the colours really help young readers engage & learn

  6. Tasha
    July 11, 2017 / 9:57 pm

    Miffy and her friends are just so adorable

  7. Kayleigh Watkins
    July 11, 2017 / 10:23 pm

    My four year old daughter loves watching Miffy and her four month old sister also stares up at the TV from her playmate so I think she is going to be a Miffy fan too xxx

  8. Michelle smith
    July 11, 2017 / 11:01 pm

    My daughters had these books when they were little and enjoyed them so would love to win these for my granddaughter to enjoy.

  9. Solange
    July 12, 2017 / 12:24 am

    Each time I see her iconic face – two simple dots and a cross for her mouth – in books, on posters, in the toy shop, it’s like running into an old friend. I can almost see her wave.

  10. Rachel
    July 12, 2017 / 5:52 am

    I love Miffy and her friends because they remind me of my childhood! The books are simple, bright and colourful and even though the rhymes are sometimes a bit tenuous it doesn’t take away from their fun!

  11. Sue McCarthy
    July 12, 2017 / 7:16 am

    I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize for charity, to go to Romania.

  12. Jen Schofield
    July 12, 2017 / 9:16 am

    She looks so cute and is really iconic

  13. Jodie A Green
    July 12, 2017 / 2:20 pm

    my daughters love miffy, they love all the adventures she goes on and her lovely dresses

  14. Jeanette Leighton
    July 12, 2017 / 3:38 pm

    Because she is so cute , and has been around for so long

  15. Fiona jk42
    July 12, 2017 / 8:10 pm

    I loved Miffy as a child, both my kids loved Miffy and now my granddaughter loves her too. There’s something about the pictures and use of colours that seem to captivate kids.

  16. Keri Jones
    July 13, 2017 / 11:10 am

    I love Miffy because she has been around a long time and is still entertaining children of all ages- and some adults too! She is suer cute and just seems so lovely x

  17. Fiona
    July 13, 2017 / 12:24 pm

    I just love the characters, they’re so bright and cheerful to look at. My daughter loves them!

    July 13, 2017 / 1:49 pm

    Miffy’s old but has stood the test of time as he’s still here !!

  19. Anna
    July 13, 2017 / 1:53 pm

    I have loved Miffy for years – I was brought up in Belgium where, due to the close proximity to Holland, was very popular

  20. Emily Hallett
    July 13, 2017 / 2:10 pm

    I love Miffy as she’s been around since I was a kid and she brings back fond memories.

  21. Jean Cassell
    July 13, 2017 / 2:13 pm

    My children loved Miffy and my granddaughters do too. Good luck all

  22. Christine Lockley
    July 13, 2017 / 6:18 pm

    This little white bunny is adorable and instantly recognisable to all, the stories, books and toys are all bright, cheerful and entertaining.

  23. Anthony Harrington
    July 13, 2017 / 6:54 pm

    Miffy is cute and has been around for so long, always a favourite with little ones

  24. Kylie Hughes
    July 13, 2017 / 8:46 pm

    Desperately trying to get my nearly 2 year old into miffy. I loved the character as a child. She loves playing with figures so would adore these and fingers crossed it would get her enjoying the books.

  25. Sarah Mackay
    July 13, 2017 / 9:36 pm

    I love Miffy as it reminds me of my mum and her reading me the stories

  26. jen jackson
    July 13, 2017 / 10:15 pm

    I lov e the simplistic drawings and storylines

  27. Janie-Fleur Matcham
    July 13, 2017 / 10:35 pm

    i remember Miffy when i was a little girl I had a Miffy umbrella I loved it so much i wouldn’t used. my daughter has it now and i read my Miffy books to her, classic

  28. Heather Hibbert
    July 14, 2017 / 8:24 am

    Becauae I remember loving it as a child myself and seeing the kids enjoy it now is so nice

  29. Kristy Brown
    July 14, 2017 / 10:50 am

    I love Miffy as I grew up with her and so have my kids

  30. Susan B
    July 15, 2017 / 4:52 pm

    The simple appearance and character is actually very appealing to children and adults.

  31. Ashleigh Allan
    July 16, 2017 / 4:26 pm

    I love miffy. So cute and reminds me of my childhood

  32. Hali Kinson
    July 16, 2017 / 8:02 pm

    We love Miffy and her friends as she’s very cute and my son would love this

  33. July 17, 2017 / 9:54 am

    Miffy and her friends are just so cute and pretty, children everywhere love them, they are amazing!

  34. Leila Benhamida
    July 18, 2017 / 3:36 pm

    Lovely and friendly characters. My daughter loves Miffy and her friends

  35. EJ Dunn
    July 18, 2017 / 4:37 pm

    She is a well-established character that has been well-loved for years.

  36. Kerry Taylor
    July 18, 2017 / 7:32 pm

    I used to read these when I was little. They’re the first book I remember reading.

  37. maria
    July 18, 2017 / 10:12 pm

    I love them because they are so adorable next to Hello Kitty

  38. amy bondoc
    July 19, 2017 / 12:18 pm

    we all love miffy and friends justs because they are just so adorable

  39. Rich Tyler
    July 19, 2017 / 2:39 pm

    My little boy loves Miffy, makes him happy!

  40. Alison Johnson
    July 19, 2017 / 10:16 pm

    Miffy has been around for solong & she’s just so cute. My Granddaughter is just getting to know Miffy & would absolutely love this selection.

  41. Simon Gooding
    July 20, 2017 / 3:41 pm

    I don’t know Miffy personally, never met her (I know… Rubbish joke). However, anything that encourages my little monster child to read deserves some love 🙂

  42. Rachel Craig
    July 22, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    Jiffy has been around for generations, and still loved by children.

  43. Deborah Mackenzie
    July 23, 2017 / 3:37 pm

    Miffy is timeless, such a simple design that brings out the love and joy of playtime as you use your imagination.

  44. Susie Wilkinson
    July 23, 2017 / 4:16 pm

    Miffy has been around for a long time and I’ve always enjoyed her stories, but now, with a world that moves so fast and children’s programmes becoming more fast-paced, it’s lovely to have a gentle story to go back to

  45. paula cheadle
    July 24, 2017 / 11:25 am

    Miffy is a little cute bunny, she has been around for many a year now, my niece Mia adores her

  46. Rachel Butterworth
    July 24, 2017 / 7:45 pm

    I love Miffy because she is classic, stylish and will never go out of fashion.

  47. Linda Guest
    July 25, 2017 / 9:48 am

    Miffy and I are both 60 this year. She was part of my childhood, my son’s favourite books and now my 3 year old grand daughter is a big Miffy fan. The delightfully simple drawings and clear story lines are always a pleasure to read and the figures are chunky for little hands

  48. Claire Elizabeth Noke
    July 25, 2017 / 9:10 pm

    Miffy is super cute, everyone loves her, no matter what their age 🙂

  49. claire woods
    July 26, 2017 / 8:29 am

    I like bunnies, miffy is cute and I remember reading some of the books when I was little.

  50. Ray Dodds
    July 26, 2017 / 2:03 pm

    My grandchildren now love something their parents loved as well

  51. Angela Treadway
    July 26, 2017 / 5:40 pm

    Miffy is so cute and have lovely eye opening colours x

  52. fiona waterworth
    July 26, 2017 / 6:27 pm

    Colourful, classic, simple, and perfect for children

  53. Angie McDonald
    July 27, 2017 / 3:56 pm

    I remember reading the hardback books when I was little, my mum used to read them to me before bedtime and I used to love the pictures! I think they are so simple and cute and perfect for all ages!

  54. Laura Pritchard
    July 27, 2017 / 7:58 pm

    They are super cute and my daughter really loves them!

  55. Hannah Wallington
    July 28, 2017 / 9:05 am

    I love that it’s been around for some long, I loved it as a child and now my daughter does too.

  56. Kirsty Ward
    July 28, 2017 / 4:05 pm

    I love Miffy, Such a cute Character & a classic!

  57. Katie
    July 29, 2017 / 5:43 pm

    I love Miffy. The characters are very cute! The books are simple but really fun 🙂

  58. janine atkin
    July 30, 2017 / 8:05 am

    she is so cute, ive loved her since i was a child

  59. jo liddement
    July 30, 2017 / 9:48 am

    I love the simple and iconic drawings which really stand out and have loved Miffy since i was a child

  60. Allan Fullarton
    July 30, 2017 / 11:49 am

    Miffy and her friends are really lovely.

  61. Elizabeth Yeates
    July 30, 2017 / 12:06 pm

    I love bunnies and she is super stylish

  62. Pauline Dring
    July 30, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    I love Miffy and her friends for the pure simplicity of the books. My children read Miffy and now my grandchildren love them

  63. Kim Neville
    July 30, 2017 / 8:01 pm

    Miffy is adorable and brings back memories from when I was a child and my mum reading all the Miffy books to me then

  64. Matthew Warman
    July 31, 2017 / 6:02 am

    I don’t particularly love Miffy but my niece definitely does!

    July 31, 2017 / 9:09 am

    For me it has to be as she is a fun,sweet caring person who children enjoy.

  66. July 31, 2017 / 10:09 am

    Miffy is a firm favourite with My Granddaughter she loves anything to do with it, she has a small Miffy shopping bag which has to go everywhere with her.

  67. lynn neal
    July 31, 2017 / 10:36 am

    I love the simplicity of the illustrations and the stories always show kindness!

  68. Jo McPherson
    July 31, 2017 / 4:08 pm

    She has been around since I was a child, and it’s lovely to introduce my children to her, she is sweet and kind

  69. tracy sinclair
    July 31, 2017 / 4:49 pm

    My grown-up kids used to love me reading Miffy books to them when they were small, such a loveable little character, now my Granddaughter loves Miffy just as much and has quite a few of her books x

  70. nicky pearce
    July 31, 2017 / 5:32 pm

    they remind me of my childhood

  71. Sheri Darby
    July 31, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    We love Miffy because they are so cute and colourful

  72. Clare Hubbard
    July 31, 2017 / 9:27 pm

    My sons and I love Miffy because I loved reading the books as a child and now I can enjoy them with my sons

  73. claire little
    July 31, 2017 / 11:11 pm

    I grew up with her now my children can too.

  74. Julie Foster
    August 1, 2017 / 10:14 am

    Ive Loved Miffy as my Children have all been Brought up with her , Now my Granddaughter is too and She,s Miffy mad , I,m in the middle of making her a Miffy Birthday cake for Next week as she turns 3 & I know she would love you Super Giveaway too . Who wouldn’t 😍 Miffed and her friends are adorable .

  75. Clare Kendrick
    August 1, 2017 / 10:41 am

    My daughters besotted with Miffy

  76. carol boffey
    August 1, 2017 / 10:59 am

    i love miffy because shes cute

  77. sarah robertson
    August 1, 2017 / 11:18 am

    I think its nice and bright. The design isn’t too complicated and the stories are sweet. My son loves Miffy

  78. Rebecca Powell
    August 1, 2017 / 12:16 pm

    Miffy is so cute and both of my children love her

  79. Kay Sherman
    August 1, 2017 / 5:31 pm

    Because she cute and it doesn’t matter that one of my daughters is 4 and the other is 12 and they both love miffy

  80. Cassandra Mayers
    August 1, 2017 / 7:28 pm

    Miffy is the sweetest little bunny I have ever seen and we have been big fans of hers for a while now

  81. Natalie Crossan
    August 1, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    My daughter watches miffy on tv and just loves her 😀

  82. August 1, 2017 / 8:07 pm

    I read Miffy books to my daughter when she was younger, we loved the stories, the rhymes and the pictures, they are very engaging little books

  83. August 1, 2017 / 8:20 pm

    I love Miffy because she is an ultra cute bunny that has been loved by me and my children over many years in various different products such as books, soft toys, dvd’s, puzzles etc.

  84. Kay Broomfield
    August 1, 2017 / 9:35 pm

    My daughter has a cuddly Miffy that she absolutely loves. I’d love to win for her.

    August 1, 2017 / 11:01 pm

    Have read Miffy books to grandson, won a comp Miffy comp last year and he’s addicted now

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