Business Builders in Toys

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Oliver Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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Play time has proven profitable for many companies, from Milton Bradley with his board games to Hiroshi Yamauchi's Nintendo company, which led the video game craze. Also includes baseball hero Albert Spalding and his sporting goods; Joshua Lionel Cowen, maker of Lionel trains; Ruth Handler, inventor of the Barbie doll and founder of Mattel; Ole Kirk Christiansen, Lego designer; and Gary Gygax, coinventor of Dungeons and Dragons.

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Nathan Aaseng grew up in Minnesota and worked as a microbiologist for four years before becoming a writer. He has written over ninety books for young readers, including biographies, and sports and science books.

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