Traditional Wooden Toys

Author(s): Cyril Hobbins


Cyril Hobbins, 'The Toy Maker from Kenilworth', introduces a wide range of traditional wooden toys, dolls and games from around the world. Many of the toys here have stood the test of time, proving over the centuries their everlasting appeal to all age groups. The book is richly illustrated throughout with a wealth of Cyril's beautiful watercolour pictures of his toys. This unique book will provide a valuable resource for those wishing to make toys, those interested in the history of toys and toymaking, and for school teachers, for whom the book offers a range of material relevant to many aspects of the National Curriculum. All the featured toys are accompanied by their historical background and full instructions on how to make them.


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General Fields

  • : 9780854421701
  • : Stobart Davies Ltd
  • : Stobart Davies Ltd
  • : December 2006
  • : 253mm X 205mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Cyril Hobbins
  • : Paperback
  • : 2009
  • : 745.592
  • : 192
  • : 175 colour illustrations, 50 line drawings