Toyland: The High-Stakes Game of the Toy Industry

Sydney Ladensohn, Author, Sydney L. Stern, Author, Ted Schoenhaus, With McGraw-Hill/Contemporary $11.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-8092-3987-0
This discussion of the $12 billion toy industry includes anecdotes about manufacturers, distributors and inventors as well as allegations that some products encourage sexism and violence in children. PW called it a ``lively treatment of a volatile, competitive field that is deeply dependent on seasonal fads and the whims of children and their parents.'' Photos. (Feb.)
Reviewed on: 04/01/1991
Release date: 04/01/1991
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