Volkswagen (R) Beetle (R) toys and models from the late 1930s to today are all displayed in this lively book dedicated to this enduring, endearing automobile. Over 350 color images display tin, die cast, sheet metal, and plastic Beetles by major manufacturers, including Corgi (R), Matchbox (R), Hotwheels (R), Lledo (R), Tonka (R), and many others. Also included are examples of glass and ceramic Beetles, along with a Beetle Transformer*TM. Additionally, a history of the Beetle and Beetle toys, guidelines for developing and maintaining a Beetle collection, current market values, and a bibliography are all included. This book is a must for anyone who has an affection for this unique little car that has been on the roads for over seventy years!
Matt Meyer is an educator-activist, based in New York City. Founding PJSA Co-Chair along with USF Dean Jennifer Turpin, Meyer has long worked to bring together academics and activists for lasting social change. A former public draft registration resister and chair of the War Resisters League, he continues to serve as convenor of the War Resisters International Africa Working Group.