C. Carey Cloud
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C. Carey Cloud created the Wiggle Lady Bug game for Cracker Jack during the early 1940's. There are four different animals in the "Wiggle" series of prizes. The Wiggle Lady Bug, shown here, as well as a
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By grasping the tail of the lobster, and rubbing it between two fingers, the lobster moves back and forth. Carey Cloud based these toys off one of his earlier patents (Patent 2148290
The Wiggle Lady Bug game is printed on tri-fold card stock with green and red ink. It measures 1¾"x2¾" or 3.5cm x 7cm.
Instructions printed on the card:
Gently press out, and fold thru center.
Next rub rear legs together and WATCH IT WIGGLE.
Patent No. 2148290