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Funny Face! An Amusing History of Potato Heads, Block Heads, & Magic Whiskers by Mark Rich & Jeff Potocsnak

Funny Face! An Amusing History of Potato Heads, Block Heads, & Magic Whiskers by Mark Rich & Jeff Potocsnak

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The spud everybody loves to play with is turning 50 years old! Mr. Potato Head has delighted generations of children and now everyone can have a detailed look at the exciting history of the toy potato that has fascinated the world for half a century.

This colorful book follows Mr. Potato Head from his birth in 1952 at the hands of Hassenfeld Bros., to the addition of Mrs. Potato Head and all the variations on the original, including the Jumpin' Mr. Potato Head and the "Toy Story" version. Also highlights the pop culture aspect of the popular toy, including the toy premiums and other marketing items, such as Mr. Potato Head Ice Pops and the Potato Head Game that sprouted from its popularity.

Rich is a regular columnist for Toy Shop and author of 100 Greatest Baby Boomer Toys and Toys A to Z. Potocsnak is one of the leading authorities on Mr. Potato Head and owns an extensive collection of memorabilia.

Includes a checklist and price guide for collectors of Mr. Potato Head memorabilia Covers variations on the original toy, including Mrs. Potato Head, the Spuds and various accessories Provides a colorful look at the growth of this popular toy over the past 50 years

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  • Funny Face An Amusing HIstory of Potato Heads, Block Heads, and Magic Whiskers

    Mark Rich and Jeff Potocsnak


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2002

    Pages: 118

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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