Synopses & Reviews
The thrill of double war. The excitement of shouting "Gin!" Every kid knows at least a handful of card classics, and every grown up kid remembers the fun of playing them. Now promising an abundance of entertainment for children and their families comes the first book to focus exclusively on card games for kids-and to be paired with an over-sized, custom-designed set of playing cards.From such favorites as Baby Snap, Go Fish, Concentration, and Blackjack to the less well-known Chase the Ace, Racing Demon, Smudge, and Frogs in the Pond, here are over 35 games for two to six players, plus Solitaire for a rainy day.Specially created for the book, the Kids' Card Deck is a brightly colored, big and bold pack of 54 cards based on the standard 52-card playing deck plus two jokers. Each suit is a different color to make it immediately distinguishable; numerals and letters are large and easy to read. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club.Suitable for ages 4-9. Over 1.1 million copies in print.
Includes instructions and rules for over thirty card games, such as Go Fish, Old Maid, Blackjack, Racing Demon, and Solitaire.
Old-Fashioned Family Fun!
A complete introduction for kids and a refresher for adults, here's the everything-you-need-to-know guide to 35 great card games. With: Objectives, rules, score-keeping, favorite variations How to shuffle, cut, and deal Strategy, and even the art of bluffing Glossary of card terms
Big. Bold. Bright. And specially designed. The Cards for Kids deck is an oversized, durably laminated 52-card playing deck with two jokers included. Symbols and numbers are extra large, plus each suit's background color is different. Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs: Deal 'em!
Synopsis1,078,000 copies in print
About the Author
Gail MacColl Jarrett is a writer who lives in England. She has four children, giving her an intimate knowledge of card games for kids.
Table of Contents
The Big Deal
My Ship Sails
Beggar Your Neighbor
Play or Pay
Snip, Snap, Snorem
Chase the Ace
I Doubt It
Catch the Ten