From the creators of the TV Cream website and the authors of TV Cream Toys comes the ultimate in '70s and '80s nostalgia - THE GREAT BRITISH TUCK SHOP. A colourful, witty and irreverent encyclopedia of all the sweets and crisps of your youth. From Mojos to Rainbow Drops, Space Raiders to Trios, Corona to Kia Ora and everything in between. Fully illustrated with hundreds of wrappers, ads and specially recreated packshots this book will lead you down memory lane until you reach the corner shop, load up a 10c mix up bag and rot your teeth on the contents. The authors have been given access to the archives, factories and warehouses of some of the leading sweet and snack manufacturers and have delivered a book that is packed full of fascinating historical research... and lots and lots of sweets. Includes chapters on Chocolate, Sweets, Crisps, Bicuits, Fizzy Pop and Ice Lollies.
'A magisterial work of social history' OBSERVER FOOD MONTHLY 'A must-buy for sweet-eaters everywhere' SUNDAY TIMES 'The history of our favourite retro sweets' THE SUN 'A book which is all kinds of amazing.' Alexis Petridis
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 27th September 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 19.8 x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.3