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-Frances Marshall, in //The Magic Dealer//, Vol. 2 No. 5, credits ​the Sponge Rabbits to Jack Strothers. However, ​in //Magic Manuscript//,​ Vol. 8 No.2, Sept./Oct. 1986, p. 39, Charles Reynolds claims that Carlo (Sommer) invented the idea behind the Multiplying Sponge Rabbits, by marketing a trick in 1930 called "The Gopher Birds"​. (See also //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13439/​Magicol+No+151+160/​115|Magicol]]//,​ No. 152, Aug. 2004, p. 3.) Bob Nelson is commonly credited with the later sponge-rabbit variation, which he marketed as "Peter Rabbit Goes to Town".+Frances Marshall, ​in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14214/​The+Success+Book+Volume+Two/​170|The Success Book, Vol. 2]]//, n.d. (c. 1975), p. 367, and also in //The Magic Dealer//, Vol. 2 No. 5, credits Jack Strothers ​as the first to cut and sell sponge rubber ​in the form of little rabbits. 
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 +In //Magic Manuscript//,​ Vol. 8 No. 2, Sept./Oct. 1986, p. 39, Charles Reynolds claims that Carlo (Sommer) invented the idea behind the Multiplying Sponge Rabbits, by marketing a trick in 1930 called "The Gopher Birds"​. (See also //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13439/​Magicol+No+151+160/​115|Magicol]]//,​ No. 152, Aug. 2004, p. 3.) Bob Nelson is commonly credited with the later multiplying ​sponge-rabbit variation, which he marketed ​c. June 1941 as [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37603/​Linking+Ring/​73|"Peter Rabbit Goes to Town"]], showing himself as the creator. Coincidentally,​ in early 1942 Jack Strothers moved from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, to work for [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37725/​Linking+Ring/​63|Nelson]].
  
 See also [[misc:​sponge_balls|Sponge Balls]]. See also [[misc:​sponge_balls|Sponge Balls]].
  
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