Toys!: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions
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BeschreibungDid you know that ...-- Each year, Lionel Trains produces more than a million engines, cabooses, and other railroad cars? (If hitched together, they would make a toy train about fifty miles long.)-- King Louis XIV, Napoleon, and Queen Victoria all had collections of wind-up toys?-- In late nineteenth-century France, more than five million tin soldiers were made from discarded sardine containers?-- The youngest international champion in table tennis was eight-year-old Joy Foster of Jamaica?-- Play-Doh originally came only in white? (There's a good reason for this: it started out as a product for cleaning wallpaper!)
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 8 bis 12 Jahren. First. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HENRY HOLT & CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 144 Seiten