Warman's 101 Great Baby Boomer Toys

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Krause Publications, Aug 24, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 208 pages
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The kids of the 1960s are the collectors of today, and their toys are among the hottest items in the collecting world. Warmans's 101 Greatest Baby Boomer Toys brings the past alive with historic details surrounding the creation and evolution of timeless childhood favorites of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. More than 300+ detailed color photos accompany production history and background about the toy industry the year each toy appeared on store shelves. From Barbie, Mr. Potato Head and Rock'Em Sock'Em Robots to The Beatles Flip Your Wig game, Twister and Hot Wheels, this book offers unparalleled insight to the Best Baby Boomers toys.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
The Triumph of the Style Doll
10
And the Triumph of Television Hits of the Sixties
24
Fads and Faves of the Fifties
52
Flip Your Wig More Fab Sixties Hits
74
Winky Dink and You
94
RealLife MakeBelieve
132
Bash Wow More Sixties and Seventies Toys
154
Squeakers and Squealers
174
Tinkers and Whiskers
188
Boomer Toy Values
204
Additional Reading
206
Index
207
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