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Friday, February 6, 2009

Barbie& Ruth The Story of the World's most Famous Doll

Barbie and Ruth is the fascinating story of Woman behind every girls favorite doll. As a Barbie fan I knew this book had to be on my book shelf. But I didn't expect to read it in one night. the book was like mini movie as I got to the middle of the book I could not believe that there has not been a movie on this woman's life. The fascinating thing to me was how the process of creating the Barbie doll came about and how Ruth fought hard for her dream.
She believed that girls around the world really needed a special friend who they could act their dreams out with. I also enjoyed reading about the other toys that Mattel created from Hot Wheels to Chatty Cathy. The only disappointment was there are no photos in the book it would have been really great to see some of the older dolls and their accessories.A wonderful story about America's favorite doll and the woman who would lovingly be remembered as her mother. Rating:A
P.S. I thought I would posta photo with me as child with Barbie:)
Me with the Western Barbie and Dallas her horse (Circa 1982)