About Mud Puddle


Mud Puddle Toys was opened in 2003 by Sam and Kristen Pollard. On May 1, 2021 mom and librarian Cassie Watt re-opened the store as the new owner. Cassie lives down the street from Mud Puddle with her three young children and Mud Puddle's Chief Wag Officer Jelly.



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North Shore Magazine | Mud Puddle Toys voted 2021 Editors’ & Readers’ Choice BONS Winner (Best of North Shore)

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2020 and before

Mud Puddle Toys Gives Kids a Taste of the Good Old Days