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Chambers Card Games for Families : The Ultimate Family Pastime

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Trade Paper
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Hodder & Stoughton

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This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 11/2/2011.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.


How to play more than 50 family card games Ranging from slap-jack and snap to patience and pontoon, these games are highly entertaining as well as quick and easy to learn. The book includes simple games that children can play on their own, as well as more intricate games for the whole family, and is ideal for players of any age and experience. With clear descriptions, helpful illustrations, and useful tips, this is an essential companion for hours of family fun.

Author Biography

Peter Arnold is an author and editor whose more than 50 books include Card Games for One, Easy Card Tricks, and How to Play Poker.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Card Games
Accordionp. 3
Bangop. 5
Beggar My Neighbourp. 7
Bismarckp. 9
Casinop. 13
Cheatp. 19
Chinese Tenp. 21
Clockp. 24
Commercep. 26
Crazy Eightsp. 29
Cribbagep. 31
Cucumberp. 38
Demonp. 40
Fan Tanp. 43
Farmerp. 46
Fifty-Onep. 49
Go Fishp. 51
Golfp. 54
Gopsp. 56
Jubileep. 59
Klondikep. 61
Knavesp. 63
Knockout Whistp. 66
Linger Longerp. 68
Menageriep. 70
My Ship Sailsp. 72
Newmarketp. 74
Nomination Whistp. 77
Obstacle Racep. 80
Old Maidp. 82
Omnibus Heartsp. 84
Pelmanismp. 87
Pigp. 89
Pip-Pip!p. 90
Pontoonp. 94
Presidentp. 99
Ramsp. 104
Ranter Go Roundp. 108
Rockawayp. 110
Rolling Stonep. 113
Romanian Whistp. 115
Rummyp. 118
Scotch Whistp. 124
Sequencep. 127
Sixty-Sixp. 129
Slap-Jackp. 134
Snapp. 136
Snip-Snap-Snoremp. 138
Spade the Gardenerp. 140
Stealing Bundlesp. 142
Switchp. 145
Thirty-Onep. 147
Twenty-Ninep. 149
Warp. 151
More About Playing Cards
Card Games Basicsp. 154
Card Games Glossaryp. 157
Court Cardsp. 161
Playing Cards with Childrenp. 163
Games by Number of Playersp. 166
Games by Alternative Namesp. 167
Games by Age of Playersp. 168
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