Welcome to the exciting world of fast food collectibles from the nineties! This comprehensive book presents a thorough and entertaining guide to the multitude of kid's meal premiums distributed by ten quick service restaurants (other than McDonald's) from January 1990 through late 1998. This colorful assortment of restaurants includes Arby's, Big Boy, Burger King, Carl's Jr., Chick-fil-A, Church's Chicken, Dairy Queen International, Denny's, Hardee's, and IHOP. Starting with the beginning of the fast food toy explosion, this definitive volume identifies, describes, and lists prices for over 530 kid's meal promotions from the 1990s. More than 500 full color photos document the awesome array of premiums dating from this decade alone. Many of the toys depict colorful characters from such popular companies as Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, Hanna Barbera, Inc., Viacom International, Hasbro, Inc., Twentieth Century Fox, Universal City Studios, Inc., DC Comics, Mars, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, and more. The informative text includes a brief history of each corporation and their cast of characters, plus check-off boxes to help you organize your expansive collection. Additionally, the authors have provided a numbering system that identifies every item in the book.
Joyce and Terry Losonsky are a husband and wife team from Columbia, Maryland, who have previously published five books on McDonald's collectible toys for Schiffer Publishing. The Losonskys have established an unparalleled reputation for accuracy and completeness in the fast food collectibles field.