The Marvelous Thing That Came From A Spring

The Marvelous Thing That Came From A Spring

The Accidental Invention of the Toy That Swept the Nation

Book - 2016
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"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,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York ; London : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016
ISBN: 9781481450652
1481450654
9781481450669
Branch Call Number: 790.133 Fo
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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