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A Treasure Trove of Fun in 'Timeless Toys'

Dec 25, 2005 (Weekend Edition Sunday)

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Toy inventor Tim Walsh's book Timeless Toys is full of stories about a century of all things playful. He fills Liane Hansen with facts about the Slinky, Play-Doh, Lincoln Logs and other fundamentals of fun.

Jesse Baker produced this story.

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