In this installment from my YouTube series, Where’s the Fun From?, I discuss how school teacher Eleanor Abbott invented Candy Land, one of the world’s most popular games, during a pandemic that occurred more than 71 years ago.
Author, documentary filmmaker, and toy industry veteran Tim Walsh recently founded a new game company called Roo Games. Additional Where’s the Fun From? episodes are available on his Seize the Play YouTube channel.
Tim’s work appears on Toy Tales as part of our Friends of Toy Tales initiative to share content we enjoy from a host of creators with a similar fondness for vintage toys, classic games, and collectibles. His videos tell the stories behind the classic objects of play that continue to live in our hearts and minds.
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