Building blocks have been a familiar presence in children's toy collections for generations, but in the twentieth century new production techniques allowed the ...
100 classic toys that have enchanted, captivated and enthralled generations of children.
Daniel Blythe takes a trip down memory lane with his first book for Remember When, focusing on toys, games and gadgets from our youth - from Simon to the ZX...
James Opie's highly popular Collecting Toy Soldiers (1987) was an inspirational book for anyone involved in the hobby. Nearly a quarter of a century on, this is a...
Teruhisa Kitahara; Yukio Shimizu
Now that computer games have come to stay, tin toys have become obsolete for children. This book is of special interest to anyone fascinated by early space travel and technology...
Airfix was founded in 1939, initially manufacturing inflatable rubber toys. Today, the company is synonymous with the hobby, with its plastic scale model kits and toy...
Photographer Mark Nixon has created a wonderful and nostalgic collection of images of individual stuffed animals; "The well-worn toys show battle scars of being the prized possessions of children and...
Hasbro; Pablo Hidalgo
The TRANSFORMERS Vault: The Complete TRANSFORMERS Universe is the only book to chart the complete history of everyone's favourite robots in disguise. Featuring seven pieces of removable memorabilia and a...
Corgi Toys proved an immediate success in the 1950s and over the next 30 years hundreds of miniatures would be modelled on contemporary vehicles. This book explores the history of...
Anthony A. McGoldrick
Since the dawn of children's television in the 1950s, toy companies have been keen to capitalise on the success of these programmes. This title charts the history of the successful...
Toys have been made in Britain for hundreds of years, but it was in the twentieth century that the British toy industry reached its peak. Names such as Meccano, Chad...
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Marcel R.Van Cleemput
Covers the period of Corgi production, which commenced with the showing of twenty-four model vehicles at the British Industries Fair in early 1956 and ended with the last designs in...
With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the tale of...