The Great American Cereal Book The Great American

How Breakfast Got Its Crunch

By Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis
Published by Abrams Books
© 2011
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Abrams Books has just published "The Great American Cereal Book", a full color 368-page hardcover tome of breakfast cereal. Co-authored by Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis, the book features stunning photography from Rob Ritzenthaler, Don Chick and Geoff Spear. Book design is by Neil Egan.

350 images of cereal boxes, vintage advertisements and premiums from 1863 to 2010 are gloriously presented along with historical information (complete with dates, ingredients, spokescharacters, cereal varieties, slogans, and interesting facts) on about 400 cereals, with references to hundreds more.

Printed on high quality paper and strategically priced under $20, this massive pop-culture encyclopedia of cereal is available on our cereal publications page and your favorite bookstore or specialty retailer. Take a sneak peek inside this book, or check out the reviews.

This is the ultimate illustrated collection of the most recognizable and beloved breakfast cereal brands and characters.

Website Exclusive: Download your free Great American Cereal Bookmark. It looks best printed in color on high-quality heavyweight glossy white paper stock. Trim outside the blue edges.

We welcome your comments, corrections, and cereal information.

Contact the Authors:
Topher Ellis
Marty Gitlin

[ Topher's Breakfast Cereal Character Guide ]