26/11/2014 17:45 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Toys Of Christmas Past

Christmas is close and millions of us are preparing for the annual festive frenzy round the shops.

According to retailers, the toy tipped for the top is the classic 1980s Cabbage Patch Kids doll. So, as you search for the perfect gift for your little one, why not take a moment to remember those toys you yearned for as a child?

We can all remember unwrapping that special present that made our yuletide dreams come true. And here we take a nostalgic look back at some of the Christmas bestsellers of yesteryear...