About the Author
Trina has been a devoted Skipper doll fan since her Skipper Doll Birthday Party in 1981. Trina specializes in licensed and vinyl products, and her mother originally planted the seed to write this book. Her comprehensive Skipper doll collection has been featured in Barbie Bazaar magazine to document rare vintage and licensed Skipper doll products.
Scott has been collecting vintage Barbie and family dolls since 1986. He was a regular contributor to Miller's Doll Collector and Barbie Bazaar magazines, and his popular, long-running column - Scott's Scuttlebutt - was the acknowledged source of new and secret Barbie doll information for many years. Scott now spends his time as a personal chef, consulting with restaurants on planning and new menu items, and offers cooking tips and advice online through his blog and website.
A noted collector of vintage Barbie and family dolls since 1985, Ms. Hemingway is well known for her expertise in never-removed-from-box dolls and fashions. Her extensive collection has been frequently used to document articles published about Barbie and family dolls, and she is a noted authority and contributor to online discussions and forums about Barbie and family dolls. She lives with her daughter Sara Kay in Snohomish, Washington.