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Ottawa Book Launch and Signing Event

Ottawa Book Launch and Signing Event

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada — October 28, 2013 — Ottawa author Todd Coopee will launch his new book, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven, at a special book signing event at Art Is In Bakery on Monday evening. Come share your memories of the Easy-Bake® Oven on this iconic toy’s 50th birthday. Indulge in delicious refreshments from Art Is In Bakery, and take a walk down memory lane as you browse through a selection of vintage Easy-Bake® Ovens.

Monday, November 4, 2013
5:30pm – 8pm (book signing at 6:30pm)
250 City Center Avenue, Bay 112
Ottawa, Ontario 

Light Bulb Baking will be released on November 4 at online retailers such as,, and as well as the book’s companion website:

About the Book

This first-ever definitive retrospective of the Easy-Bake® Oven celebrates its journey from children’s toy to pop culture icon and inductee to The National Toy Hall of Fame. The book explores the innovation, history, economics, commerce, advertising, and marketing behind the toy’s 50-year history. This book is a must-read for vintage toy collectors, nostalgia buffs, foodies, and anyone who has ever peered through the oven’s watch-it-bake window, eagerly anticipating the moment they will be able to serve and enjoy their very own culinary concoction.

About the Author

Todd Coopee is a writer, award-winning business owner, toy historian, and pop-culture enthusiast. His affinity for nostalgia, vintage toys, and baking led to his 2013 retrospective, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven. Todd lives in Ottawa, Ontario Press Contact: Maria Ford Kaszas Marketing +1 (613) 741-9484 x101