The Resource Barbie developer : Ruth Handler, Lee Slater

Barbie developer : Ruth Handler, Lee Slater

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Barbie developer : Ruth Handler
Title
Barbie developer
Title remainder
Ruth Handler
Statement of responsibility
Lee Slater
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the developer of the Barbie doll, Ruth Handler. Follow the story of Handler's early work with her husband Elliott making and selling plastic products, their collaboration with Harold Matson to form Mattel, Handler's inspiration for a new kind of doll, and the company's introduction of Barbie in 1959. Readers will follow Barbie's evolution through the ensuing decades as Handler continuously reinvented Barbie to appeal to new generations. Learn how Barbies are made, who came up with the name, the role of the Mickey Mouse Club in Barbie's success, and about other Mattel products. Handler's family and her retirement as president from Mattel and her subsequent work for cancer survivors with her new company Nearly Me is also covered." -- Publisher's website
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.4/76887221092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK4894.2.H324
LC item number
S57 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Toy trailblazers
Target audience
juvenile
Barbie developer : Ruth Handler, Lee Slater
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Barbie developer : Ruth Handler, Lee Slater
Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Life of a Barbie doll
  • The Barbie business
  • Real life
  • Handler's legacy
  • Growing up
  • Into the world
  • Mattel Creations is born
  • Bye-bye baby dolls
  • Barbie's relative
  • Success!
  • Barbie reflects culture
  • Work & play
Control code
ocn925426326
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781624039744
Isbn Type
: LIB
Lccn
2015028646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
LOR : 2016-04-19
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1400887
System control number
  • (OCoLC)925426326
  • (Sirsi)i9781624039744

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