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The Story of Barbie and the Woman Who Created Her

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In a time when toys circulated around guns, cars, and baby dolls, Ruth Handler noticed her daughter playing with paper dolls, creating a grown-up world all of her own. This sparked an idea: what if there was a teenage doll that little girls could play with? But once the idea was presented, she was told this type of doll was impossible. Through hard work and determination, Ruth didn’t give up, and in turn gave the world one of the most iconic dolls of all time.

The Story of Barbie and the Woman Who Created Her is all about an extraordinary woman doing extraordinary things. When everyone said no, this woman said yes, pushing the boundaries of how the world sees toys. Cindy Eagen perfectly captures the story behind the creator, while illustrator Amy June Bates enthralls readers with beautiful illustrations that instantly bring Barbie’s story to life.

This book is a must-read for any Barbie fan, as it highlights 58 years of empowering young girls to grow up believing they can be anything. Instant nostalgia fills the pages as this book reminds us that anything is possible and there is no dream too large, too small, or too impossible.

The Device Trial (exp 11/16)
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Author:
Cindy Eagan • Amy Bates, Illustrator
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
40 pages
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publish Date:
2017-Sep-05
ISBN:
9780399553783
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Issue:
November 2017
Category:
Children's
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Publication Date

2017-Sep-05

Format

Hard

Publisher

Random House Books for Young Readers

Issue

November 2017

Page Count

40 pages

ASIN

399553789

ISBN

9780399553783

Star Count

5

Book Author

Cindy Eagan • Amy Bates, Illustrator

“The Story of Barbie and the Woman Who Created Her”

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