Wham-O Super-Book: Celebrating 60 Years Inside the Fun Factory

Walsh, Tim

Published by Chronicle Books, 2008
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The Frisbee, Hula Hoop, SuperBall, Slip 'N Slide, Silly String, and Hacky Sack are all cherished companions that brought kids together and still enjoy an enduring popularity today.

Super-Book ("the most fantastic book ever created by science") showcases these amazing toys and a wide array of entertaining and downright odd playthings dreamed up by a company started by two childhood friends.

Released in time for the 60th anniversary of Wham-O and featuring an engaging history of each plaything, colorful vintage packaging and ads, as well as photographs of the toys, this boisterous book is sure to inspire nostalgia and a trip to the nearest park, Frisbee in hand.

Tim Walsh is an author, game inventor, and fifteen year veteran of the toy industry. He is a frequent speaker on toys and games on radio and TV. He lives in southwest Florida.

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1 x Wham-O Super Book.

Celebrating 60 years inside the fun factory!

190 pages.

Size: 22cm x 22cm

Product Description: Wham-O's irresistible toys practically define childhood for an entire generation. The Frisbee, Hula Hoop, SuperBall, Slip 'N Slide, Silly String, and Hacky Sack are all cherished companions that brought kids together and still enjoy an enduring popularity today. Super-Book ("the most fantastic book ever created by science") showcases these amazing toys and a wide array of entertaining and downright odd playthings dreamed up by a company started by two childhood friends. Released in time for the 60th anniversary of Wham-O and featuring an engaging history of each plaything, colorful vintage packaging and ads, as well as photographs of the toys, this boisterous book is sure to inspire nostalgia and a trip to the nearest park, Frisbee in hand.

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Publication Date: 2008
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