Ripley Publishing has launched a
new book series that pays homage to the creative pioneers who have
made the world’s amusement parks, theme parks, amusement rides and
waterparks what they are today.
There have been hundreds of books
written on individual parks, on individual rides and attractions and
on the amusement business as a whole, but few have been written
specifically about the people who dedicated their lives to creating
Presented here are the most
detailed and comprehensive biographies ever written about 10 men who
were instrumental in shaping the 20th century fun park landscape:
George Millay; Carl Hughes; Bo Kinntorph; Marty Sklar; Harrison
"Buzz" Price; Dr Roberto Ortiz; John Graff; Harold Chance; Ron
Toomer; Jeff Henry. Written in a casual, easy to read style, the
passion of these pioneers beautifully shines through.