Inventor Eleanor Abbot, a recovering Polio patient, created the Candy Land board game as a way to provide entertainment to other children stricken with the disease.
Link Roundup: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Edition
People continue to do some amazing things with Lego and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Light Bulb Baking reviewed and profiled by Wink Books
Wink reviews books that “demonstrate what paper books can do”. I’m honoured that Light Bulb Baking made the cut!
Link Roundup: Captain Citrus Edition
Captain Citrus to the rescue… of orange juice and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
It is a happy talent to know how to play.
My Books That Talk and Record Player from Kenner (1968)
Over forty years before Blackberry introduced their PlayBook tablet, Kenner Products rolled out a decidedly lower-tech version of the term as part of the My Books That Talk and Record Player.
Everyone knows it’s Slinky!
What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, and makes a slinkity sound?
Award-winning Ottawa Author to Visit Perfect Books for Book Signing Event
Ottawa author Todd Coopee will visit Perfect Books in Ottawa for a special book signing and meet-the-author event.
Light Bulb Baking featured in video series by YouTube Channel Lucky Penny Shop
Family-friendly YouTube channel Lucky Penny Shop gave a shout-out to Light Bulb Baking as part of their on-going historical retrospective on the Easy-Bake Oven.
Recognition Continues for Ottawa Author
Todd Coopee Awarded Independent Publisher Book (IPPY) Award for Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven.
Ottawa Author Todd Coopee Wins Prestigious Book Publishers Award
Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven awarded Silver Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award.
Light Bulb Baking YouTube Channel Surpasses One Million Views
The Light Bulb Baking YouTube channel – where you can see a range of Easy-Bake Oven TV commercials – has proven to be a big hit!In a short period of time, it has surpassed one million views!
Easy-Bake Oven Shout Out from Gizmodo
Gizmodo featured The Collectors Weekly article about the history and evolution of the Easy-Bake Oven.
Collectors Weekly: Easy-Bake Evolution – 50 Years of Cakes, Cookies, and Gender Politics
Collectors Weekly, the go-to resource for collectors and admirers of vintage treasures, takes an exhaustive look at the role the Easy-Bake Oven plays in the collective consciousness of North Americans.
Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven Book Review
Thank you to Michelle Spelman of Examiner.com for a great review of Light Bulb Baking!
Bake-off and book signing in Cincinnati!
Joseph-Beth Books in Cincinnati, Ohio will host Light Bulb Baking author Todd Coopee for a special book signing and bake-off.
Apt613.ca just released their holiday gift list of books by local authors.
We’re thrilled that Light Bulb Baking is mentioned!