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8 edition of The Way Toys Work found in the catalog.

The Way Toys Work

The Science Behind the Magic 8 Ball, Etch A Sketch, Boomerang, and More

by Ed Sobey

  • 264 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Sculpture,
  • Technology / General,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12032058M
    ISBN 101556527454
    ISBN 109781556527456

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The Way Toys Work explains the technology, history, and trivia behind 50 popular toys, with patent blueprints and photos of the “guts” of devices including:* Kaleidoscope * Magna Doodle * Slinky* Nintendo * Super Soaker * Big Mouth Billy Bass* Rubik’s Cube * Silly Putty * Video Game Light Gun* Furby * Dunking Bird * View-Master* Yo-Yo.

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