Annotations for Pop! : The Invention of Bubble Gum


Baker & Taylor
Full of fun historical facts, this book is the true story of how bubble gum was invented.

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Baker & Taylor
Traces the 1928 invention of bubble gum by a hard-working accountant at a candy company, describing how in his spare time he experimented with different recipes and ingredients to eventually create the product known today as Double Bubble. By the author of Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse.

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Simon and Schuster
Gum. It's been around for centuries--from the ancient Greeks to the American Indians, everyone's chewed it. But the best kind of gum--bubble gum!--wasn't invented until 1928, when an enterprising young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy used his spare time to experiment with different recipes. Bubble-blowing kids everywhere will be delighted with Megan McCarthy's entertaining pictures and engaging fun facts as they learn the history behind the pink perfection of Dubble Bubble.

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