Product information: The Kristi's Classic collection continues with 'Helpful Friends.' Originally introduced in 1989, this classic piece has been given a fresh new look with a striped knit hat and commemorative tag. What helpful penguin friends the Snowbabies have. This charming, porcelain bisque figurine is hand-painted and has been designed by Kristi Jensen Pierro. Designed by artist Kristi Jensen Pierro and manufactured exclusively for Department 56.