Franky the Hanky Whale is full of surprises for baby! He plays hide and seek with his soft, brightly colored tissues feed them into his mouth and pull them out through his blowhole. Babies love to repeat this play pattern of put-in and take-out play, which is an excellent way of developing motor skills. Franky has a crinkly tail and fins, colorful ribbons, and multiple textures and materials encourage exploration. Lamaze inspires daily discoveries through toys created with delightful surprises that encourage baby to learn while playing. Franky the Hanky Whale is a winner of both the Oppen heim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award and Oppen heim Toy Portfolio Special Needs Adaptable Product Award in 2013.