Old-Time Toysby Bobbie Kalman, David Schimpky (Joint Author)
The toys that settler children enjoyed were quite different from the action figures and video games that young people play with today. Until the mid-1800s, most children's toys were homemade, often whittled from a chunk of wood on a winter's night. Later, toymakers in North America began to create a wide variety of toys, from rocking horses to porcelain dolls to automated coin banks to magic lanterns. Old-Time Toys shows young readers the wonders of nineteenth-century playthings, photographed from leading toy museums around the country.
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