HOLZTIGER figures are large and easy to grip for children's hands. They are individually handcrafted in Europe of maple and beach woods, softly rounded and painted by hand with non-toxic watercolors so that the beautiful wood grain shows through.  The figures are about an inch thick and very pleasant to the touch.  The very high quality ensures lasting play value, and they are often collected for years.  There are hundreds of different figures, as well as stables, a castle and a wonderful Noah's Ark.  Below shows just a sampling: