Wanted: a companion who loves to snuggle, take stroller rides and soothe meltdowns. Found: our selection of plush pals that do all of these things, plus make great baby gifts. Click through our album to check out the cutest stuffed animals around.

Just Like Magic

The leotard-clad unicorn with lavender hair fits right into your little lady's idea of the coolest companion around. Even better, artisans in Peru knit the whimsical creatures.

Available online at blablakids.com, $44-$56.

Have you found a snuggle-worthy first stuffed animal? Let us know in the Comments!

— Susan Banchek