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The Top Secret Toys

By Tim Kehoe (Hardcover Book, 2012)
More toys, more pressure, and more mystery in this exciting sequel to Vincent Shadow: Toy Inventor!

After winning the annual Whizzer Toys Invention Contest, twelve-year-old Vincent Shadow can't wait to start his once-in-a-lifetime internship with the renowned Mr. Whiz. Vincent wants to come up with an idea that will make toy history-but he can't even think of one that will impress his little sister!

In this sequel to Vincent Shadow: Toy Inventor, toys and trouble go hand in hand as Vincent faces the ultimate test: Save Whizzer Toys or disappoint kids everywhere.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $15.99 US/$17.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316056694

    • On Sale Date: 02/06/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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More toys, more pressure, and more mystery in this exciting sequel to Vincent Shadow: Toy Inventor!

After winning the annual Whizzer Toys Invention Contest, twelve-year-old Vincent Shadow can't wait to start his once-in-a-lifetime internship with the renowned Mr. Whiz. Vincent wants to come up with an idea that will make toy history-but he can't even think of one that will impress his little sister!

In this sequel to Vincent Shadow: Toy Inventor, toys and trouble go hand in hand as Vincent faces the ultimate test: Save Whizzer Toys or disappoint kids everywhere.

Tim Kehoe is the inventor of numerous toy products, including the world's first colored bubbles, called Zubbles, and he was recently named one of America's 100 Best by Reader's Digest. In 2005, Zubbles was awarded Popular Science's Grand Prize for Innovation. The Unusual Mind of Vincent Shadow was Tim's debut children's book. He lives with his wife and five children in Minnesota. Visit him online at www.timkehoe.com.

Guy Francis's work has been published in a variety of formats for children. Visit him online at www.guyfrancis.com.
  • Praise for The Unusual Mind of Vincent Shadow:
    "This is a solid, whimsically illustrated writing debut from a real-life toy inventor. It begs for a quick follow up." -School Library Journal

    "Vincent is immensely likable...Gee-whiz fun for young tinkerers." -Booklist

    "A quick-reading, whimsical tale." -Publishers Weekly

    "A well-written, worthy addition to the bookshelves of budding scientists of all ages...(Kehoe) has created a character that may be a successor to the fabled Mr. Swift. Let's hope more adventures are in the offing." -Georgia Times-Union

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The Top Secret Toys
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $15.99 US/$17.50 CAN
  • Pages: 272
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 7-1/2"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316056694
  • On Sale Date: 02/06/2012
The Top Secret Toys