Joel Haslam of CTV’s Regional Contact talks with Toy Tales Editor-in-Chief Todd Coopee about his book Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven. The two discuss the appeal of nostalgia and the popularity of the Easy-Bake Oven, bake a cake in the toy oven, and play a rousing game of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots.
Ottawa Citizen writer, Bruce Deachman, talks with Light Bulb Baking author, Todd Coopee, about his evolution from toy collector to author and discusses why the Easy-Bake Oven has captured the imaginations of children for generations.
Angel Food Bakery in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood is hosting author and toy historian, Todd Coopee, for a special book signing event and celebration of the release of his new book, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven.
In the The Globe and Mail article Why the Easy-Bake Oven Continues to Fascinate Us, the author ponders the staying power and lasting appeal of the Easy-Bake Oven. While reflecting on his own childhood memories of the perennially popular toy, the article takes a look at the history and borrows from Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven.