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Publisher Description

With magnificent dioramic illustrations, Gilbert Ford captures the joy, creativity, and determination behind the invention of an iconic, one-of-a-kind toy: the Slinky!

One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk…and so did Richard’s imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous.

With the help of his wife, Betty, Richard took this ordinary spring and turned it into a plaything. But it wasn’t just any old trinket—it was a Slinky, and it would become one of the most popular toys in American history.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2016
September 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
32
Pages
PUBLISHER
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
SELLER
Simon & Schuster Canada
SIZE
35
MB

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