“Best Gift Books of 2008. Tim Walsh's picture-heavy history... will provide a nostalgic kick for Mom and Dad, an object lesson in geek enterprise, and, for Junior, the seeds of the next million-dollar idea...”
— John McAlley, NPR
Andrews McMeel, 2005
"An illustrated compendium of America's 20th-century favorites."
– Cynthia Crossen
The Wall Street Journal
"(A) loving roundup of playthings that were invented long ago and cherished still."
– Gene Shalit, Today Show
"Rare indeed is the reader who will be able to resist perusing this hefty, sweet-natured book that presents the history of dozens of classic toys.... This is the kind of book you give to one person and find the whole family reading."
– Deirdre Donahue, USA Today