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Author Slater, Lee, 1969- author.
Title Board game builder : Milton Bradley / by Lee Slater.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : ABDO Publishing Company, [2016]
©2016
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Bourne-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY Bradley     AVAILABLE
 Vineyard Haven Children's  J 688.7 SLA     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Toy trailblazers
Toy trailblazers.
Audience 730L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.9 0.5 0.5 179684
Includes index.
Contents A life of work and play begins -- A young man with bright ideas -- Early career successes and failures -- Father of the modern board game -- The making of a board game [Infographic] -- The ups and downs of real life -- Board games and beyond -- Mr. Bradley goes to Kindergarten -- The changing Game of Life -- Success and satisfaction -- The end game -- Milton Bradley lives on.
Summary "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.
Subject Bradley, Milton, 1836-1911 -- Juvenile literature.
Milton Bradley Company -- Juvenile literature.
Bradley, Milton, 1836-1911.
Milton Bradley Company.
Board game industry -- United States.
Board games -- Design and construction.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Board game industry -- United States.
Board games -- Design and construction.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Genre Biography.
Alt Title Milton Bradley
ISBN 9781624039751 (hardcover)
1624039758 (hardcover)
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