Much has been made in the media of the fact that Bratz knocked Barbie off their long-held pedestal as the bestselling fashion dolls in the world. Those of you who were discouraged by this news will be pleased to know that Mattel is preparing a counter-attack, and she goes by the name of Dora the Explorer.
Wait, Dora? You mean the mushroom-shaped little bilingual girl who urges you to jump up and down until you wish she’d shove that monkey sidekick down her throat? No. Tween Dora.
Unfortunately, we have no photos of Tween Dora, because photography was expressly forbidden in the Dora zone. When we arrived at the Fisher Price/Mattel galleria, we were immediately ushered into a tiny room furnished with fuzzy hot pink butterfly chairs. We were told that what we were about to see would