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Marvelous Thing That Came From a Spring, The


Author: Gilbert  FORD
Publisher: Atheneum
Subject/Category: Gr. K-2
Year Reviewed:: 2017
ISBN: 9781481450652
Review: Who invented the concept of the slinky and how did it come to be? This book tells the history of this simple toy that has been around since 1943, touching on basic elements of invention and the marketing of a new idea. Readable text accompanied by colorful illustrations describes how an accidental discovery turned into a commonplace toy.

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