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5-Star Buys: A Fiercely Adorable Backpack

This back-to-school season, help your little one stand out from the pack with a one-of-a-kind carryall that’s (almost) as cute as they are.

Two children wearing wolf and fox backpacks from MUNI
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In our 5-Star Buys series we spotlight popular Etsy items that recently struck a chord with shoppers—and let their rave reviews do the talking.

Whether your tiny tot can’t stop talking about the giraffe from their favorite picture book or belting out yet another chorus of “Old MacDonald,” you can nurture their current animal obsession with a charming backpack from Lithuania workshop MUNI. With a veritable zoo of critter-centric options ranging from wily wolves and wide-eyed crocodiles to pink-eared bunny rabbits and pastel unicorns, there’s a style to capture every little imagination. And thanks to their adjustable shoulder straps, handy interior pockets, and sturdy water-resistant exteriors, these standout back-to-school staples are as practical as they are delightful. Granted, the mini versions may work best for the 2- to 6-year-old crowd, but don’t worry—MUNI also makes adult-sized packs for grownups who want in on the fun. Take it from three super-satisfied shoppers: 

Bear backpack from MUNI
SHOP: Bear backpack from MUNI, $58

“This pack is sooo cute! Great quality, fit, and adorableness factor! It came on time and I can see that it will last a long time. Being in Seattle, the water-resistant part is perfect for us!” — KC

Fox backpack from MUNI
SHOP: Fox backpack from MUNI, $55

“A perfect gift for my fox-loving 10-year-old niece! She loved it!” — TW

Tiger backpack from MUNI
SHOP: Tiger backpack from MUNI, $58

“I bought this as a gift for my toddler nephew and he absolutely loves it! It is a great size for a snack and a toy, and the tiger print is very cool. The seller communicated well and the item arrived just as pictured. The workmanship is top-notch.” — HK

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Katie Hawley

Katie Hawley is a senior editor at Etsy. She's also an aspiring weaver, a perpetual snacker, and head-over-heels obsessed with her dog.

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