Old-Time Toys

Old-Time Toys


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Old-Time Toys shows young readers the wonders of 19th century playthings using fascinating photographs from leading toy museums around the country. A history of toymakers in North America is featured along with such unusual and familiar toys as:
• zoetropes, an early form of "moving pictures"
• automata, toys with moving parts
• marbles, dolls, kaleidoscopes
• pop-up books
• toys with a religious theme, such as the popular Noah's Ark figurines and ark
• how to make a thaumatrope, a spinning disk that created a design

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865055209
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Series: Historic Communities Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 767,265
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

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