Pros: A beautiful baby doll, perfect for your toddlers first doll.
Cons: Somewhat expensive, lots of accessories your child will want.
The Bitty Baby collection is another collection from American Girl. This is the perfect collection for a small child. A great first doll. This collection is much cheaper than the other American Girl Collections.
We purchased this doll for our daughter when she was around 4. Now my girls are 6 and 8 and this is still there favorite doll. My eight year old has a birthday in April and she has been begging for one of these dolls. Granted she's getting a little old for a doll like this, but she always plays with her sisters and they fight over it constantly.
This doll is 15" tall and has a cloth body with vinyl arms, legs and head. The eyes open and close. This doll does not have real hair. But the head is painted as if it has hair. The doll comes in a turquoise velour sleeper and a diaper. Each doll also comes with a 5 inch teddy bear called a bitty bear.
There are five different dolls you can get. One with black textured looking hair, light brown eyes and black skin. One with dark brown hair, light brown eyes and white skin. One with blond hair, gray eyes and white skin. One with black hair, black almond shaped eyes and light skin, this is more of an asian looking doll. And one with dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, and light brown skin. The doll with a bitty bear costs $38.00.
The clothes you can buy are just adorable. There is a new springtime outfit, which is a lavender dress, tights, crocheted shoes. A white hat with a purple bow. You get a small crocheted purse for bitty bear, a pull toy, a book and a paintbrush.
The sail away set is a seersucker dress with bloomers, blue shoes and socks. Both the doll and bitty bear get a sailor hat. You also get a sailboat, a coloring book and crayons.
The gardening set comes with floral overalls, socks and shoes. Both baby and bitty bear get a straw hat. You also get a sprinkling can, coloring book and crayons.
The beach set comes with a romper and sandals. Both baby and bitty bear get a sun hat. You also get a pail and shovel, a coloring book and crayons.
The fun in the sun set comes with red and white checked overalls, a white blouse, shoes and socks. Both baby and bitty bear get a sun hat. You also get six blocks and a book.
The rainy day set comes with a yellow raincoat and galoshes. Both baby and bitty bear get a rain hat. You get a wind up quacking and dancing duck and a pop up book.
The travel time set comes with a blue fleece jacket and hat. Both baby and bitty bear get a scarf. You also get a zooming car and a pop up book.
The wild things set comes with pink overalls, a long sleeved shirt, shoes, socks and sunglasses. Bitty bear gets a baseball cap. You also get 3 penguins that fit inside each other, and a slide and peek book.
The winter party set comes with a blue velveteen dress, hat, tights and black Mary Jane shoes. Bitty bear gets a neck bow. You also get a meowing kitten in a box and a coloring book and crayons.
The special occasion set comes with a white lace gown. Both baby and bitty bear get a matching bonnet. You also get a book with a mini mirror in it.
The happy birthday set comes with a pink party dress, bloomers, shoes, socks. Both baby and bitty bear get a pink headband. Bitty bear also gets a collar. You also get a wind up cake and a pop up book.
The picnic set comes with a gingham top and bloomers and a pink t-shirt. Pink shoes and white socks. She also has a hat. Bitty bear gets a collar. You also get a butterfly net and a lift the flap book.
The autumn set comes with a velour top, plaid leggings and yellow shoes. Both baby and bitty bear have berets. You also get an apple that plays music and a touch and feel book.
The circus set comes with a seersucker dress with bloomers, gingham shoes. Baby and bitty bear get headbands. You also get a pink balloon and a pop up book.
The valentine set comes with a red dress, a matching hat, red shoes and white tights. Bitty bear gets a red vest. You also get a book with valentines in it, crayons and a mailbox.
The Easter set comes with a party dress, shoes, socks and a bonnet. Bitty bear gets a bunny headband and bow. You also get an easter basket with a chick in it, a paintbrush and paint book.
The santas' helper set comes with a red velour dress and hat with feathery trim, tights and shiny red boots. Bitty bear gets her own santa hat. You also get a rocking tree, and a punch out ornament book to color, also crayons.
The trick or treat set comes with a fleece jack-o-lantern costume, orange tights, t-shirt and slippers. Also a pumpkin top hat. Bitty bear gets a matching hat. You also get a plastic pumpkin treat carrier and a coloring book and crayons.
There are also many accessories like a backpack carrier that fits baby and bitty bear. There's also a basket to sleep in, this comes with a mattress a blanket and a pillow. There is a babys' suitcase and a bitty bear suitcase made from rattan. There is also a stroller and a wagon. The newest items are a high chair that easily converts to a table and chair. There is a baby crib and a changing table.
You can also purchase the bitty baby starter set which comes with the doll of your choice, bitty bear, the fun in the sun set, the happy birthday set, bitty baby's suitcase, make believe bottles of orange juice, milk, powder and lotion and a receiving blanket. This is quite a deal at $98.00 your saving over $30.00.
Prices are subject to change.