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A Treasure Trove of Fun in 'Timeless Toys'

Chances are your favorite plaything from bygone days gets a mention in 'Timeless Toys.'
Chances are your favorite plaything from bygone days gets a mention in 'Timeless Toys.'
That's right, kids... Mr. Potato Head used to require the use of a REAL potato.
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That's right, kids... Mr. Potato Head used to require the use of a REAL potato.

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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