Games from Long Ago (Historic Communities) (Library Binding)

Games from Long Ago (Historic Communities) By Bobbie Kalman, Barbara Bedell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bobbie Kalman, Barbara Bedell (Illustrator)
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Many unusual as well as familiar games from the 19th century are gathered together in Games from Long Ago. An important tool in teaching children how to behave in society, games were often educational and played a role in teaching morality such as the board game Errand Boy which taught the value of hard work. Games featured include: - parlor games, word games, guessing games, and classroom games - games of skill such as ring-taw, shuttlecock, and shinny - board games such as checkers and backgammon.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780865054820
ISBN-10: 0865054827
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 15th, 1995
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Historic Communities (Hardcover)