The marvelous thing that came from a spring : the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation / written and illustrated by Gilbert Ford ; photography by Greg Endries.
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- ISBN: 9781481450652
- ISBN: 1481450654
- Physical Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York ; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Summary, etc.:|| One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk...and so did Richard's imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous. With the help of his wife, Betty, Richard took this ordinary spring and turned it into a plaything. But it wasn't just any old trinket--it was a Slinky, and it would become one of the most popular toys in American history.
|Target Audience Note:|| Ages 4-8.
K to grade 3.
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|Subject:||James, Richard T., 1914-1974.
James, Betty, 1918-2008.
Slinky (Toy) > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > United States > Biography.