Her Inspiration, History and Legacy
Barbie Forever presents a detailed, full-color portrait of this beloved doll through all-new interviews, original sketches, vintage photos, advertisements, a foldout timeline, and much more. Explore how the doll came to be, what it takes to create one of her many looks, and how her legacy continues to influence the world.
Robin Gerber is a best-selling author and historian. She is the author of the bestseller Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way: Timeless Strategies from the First Lady of Courage. Her most recent book is the first biography of the founder of Mattel, Ruth Handler: Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her. Prior to becoming an author, Robin practiced law in Washington, DC, and worked on Capitol Hill. She has studied and written about leadership development since 1975.