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Board game builder : Milton Bradley

Author: Lee Slater
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, An imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, [2016]
Series: Toy trailblazers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the builder of board games, Milton Bradley. Follow the story from Bradley's childhood, his early entrepreneurial work creating and selling stationery, his drafting education at Harvard, his first business creating and selling lithographs, and how these experiences came together when he formed the Milton Bradley Company and created the Game of Life. Bradley's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Milton Bradley; Milton Bradley; Milton Bradley
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Slater
ISBN: 9781624039751 1624039758
OCLC Number: 931476265
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: A life of work and play begins --
Chapter 2: A young man with bright ideas --
Chapter 3: Early career successes and failures --
Chapter 4: Father of the modern board game --
Chapter 5: The making of a board game [Infographic] --
Chapter 6: The ups and downs of real life --
Chapter 7: Board games and beyond --
Chapter 8: Mr. Bradley goes to Kindergarten --
Chapter 9: The changing Game of Life --
Chapter 10: Success and satisfaction --
Chapter 11: The end game --
Chapter 12: Milton Bradley lives on.
Series Title: Toy trailblazers.
Responsibility: Lee Slater.

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"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the builder of board games, Milton Bradley. Follow the story from Bradley's childhood, his early entrepreneurial work creating and selling stationery, his drafting education at Harvard, his first business creating and selling lithographs, and how these experiences came together when he formed the Milton Bradley Company and created the Game of Life. Bradley's family, retirement, and work producing educational materials to support the new movement in education called kindergarten are included."--Publisher's website.

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