(PRWEB) November 27, 2013
Christopher Byrne—aka The Toy Guy(R)—has announced a list of most-wanted toys selected by the editorial team at TimeToPlayMag.com. Byrne, content director for the site, is author of the new book Toy Time!: From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past (Three Rivers Press/Random House).
Byrne added his perspective as a toy historian to descriptions of selected winners to indicate how some of the 2013 holiday picks connect with classic toys. Three of the “most wanted” are
“Play doesn’t change that much as a developmental function—only the props change,” noted Byrne. “Watch-me toys—that is, those with little or no interaction—don’t give kids enough to do, which is why companies like Lego and Crayola continue to thrive.”
The complete list of most-wanted toys is available at http://www.TimeToPlayMag.com/mostwanted.
Title: Toy Time!: From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Author: Christopher Byrne
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (October 2013)