They're back! Ever wonder what happened to Sully and Mike before Boo invaded their world? This new Pixar film gets into the Monsters Inc. backstory with a tale of how the two friends met as Scare Majors at college. And if it's anything like the first film, mom and dad will love it as much as the kids! One Chicago Parent reader will win a family five-pack to the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
Liv Dolls, Spin Master Ltd., $14.99 each; age 5 and up. Glam to the hilt, Liv teenage dolls strut in style. Each of four diverse dolls can be posed and comes with interchangeable wigs and an online code for more games and fashion fun.