Sylvanian Families and Calico Critters are miniature collectable felt animals that live in Sylvania and Cloverleaf Corners. These figures have movable joints such as heads, arms and legs with the exception of some standing babies and twins.
Sylvanian Families and Calico Critters come with many life-like and fun miniature living accessories along with buildings such shops, schools, hospitals and homes.
So what's the difference between Sylvanian Families and Calico Critters? The difference is only in the name. These critters are distributed under the name Sylvanian Families in the UK and Japan while Calico Critters is used in the US. Sylvanian Families are typically more expensive because we have to import them from the UK and Japan.