Hot Wheels: Forty Years by Angelo Van Bogart (Krause, Iola, WI, 2007, hardcover, 253 pages, $30) is filled with large pictures and the story of each model. It includes discussions of designers, variations, rarity, prices, paint problems and much more about Hot Wheels toys made between 1968 and 2007. Thorough, accurate, easy to read and beautifully illustrated.