Classic toy given modern twist

SYLVIE BELMOND/Acorn Newspapers AMAZING TOY––Thousand Oaks resident Judy Shackelford is an inventor who enjoys toys. Her latest interactive creation, Amazing Amanda, can recognize the voice of its primary user.

The glass ceiling didn’t prevent Judy Shackelford, a Thousand Oaks resident, from soaring to the top of the toy industry, a sector mostly dominated by men.
But at the height of her career she stepped off the corporate ladder to return to what she enjoys m...

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