Giant Book of Card Games

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Sterling Publishing Company, Apr 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 256 pages
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What's in the cards for you? The biggest selection of card games ever, from War and Stops to Forty Thieves and Solitaire. Some games are simple and depend on luck; others require more skills and practice. So get ready to start dealing, because here's just some of what's inside:

The best games for very young children, from Pig to Treasure Hunt.
Games that call for matching cards in pairs or sets of four-of-a-kind: Go Fish, Authors, and Old Maid.
The "Stops Family": Sequence, Crazy Eights, Go Boom, and many more.
Various types of Casino, Rummy, Trump, Whist, and Hearts.
The "All Fours Group", including Seven-Up, Auction Pitch, and Euchre.
Poker, from basic to Bluff to Five-Card Stud.

You won't find more card games anywhere!
 

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Contents

For the Family with Very Young Children
7
Chapter 2The War Family
17
Chapter 3The Authors Family
27
Chapter 4The Stops Family
33
Chapter 5The Casino Family
53
Chapter 6The Rummy Family
59
Chapter 7Trump Games
77
Chapter 8The Whist Family
87
Chapter 9The Hearts Family
95
SECTION 2
107
The Poker Group
118
The Showdown Games Group
126
Solitaire Games
139
OnePack Games 143
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