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Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions

Author: Keller, Laurie (Ilt)
Wulffson, Don

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Format:Hardcover
List Price:$17.99
Our Price:$6.39 (64% OFF) USD
Stock:12

Overview:

Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions : Have you ever wondered who invented Lego, Mr. Potato Head, or toy trains? Here are the fascinating stories behind these toy inventions and many others. Learn why the see-saw was popular with the Romans, how the Slinky was used during the Vietnam War, and the reason Raggedy Ann has a red heart on her chest that says "I love you". From dolls and checkers to pinball and the modern video game, there's a wide selection here for boys and girls alike. With humor and wit, this intriguing book serves up slices of cultural history that will inspire young readers to start thinking up their own toy inventions.


Category   Subject
Children Nonfiction   History
Tweens Nonfiction   Science & Technology
Children Nonfiction   Toys, Dolls & Puppets

ISBN 13:9780805061963
ISBN 10:0805061967
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:134
Size:9.33" l x 6.24" w x 0.69" h
Ages: 8 - 12
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