The Games Book

The Games Book

How to Play the Games of Yesterday

By Huw Davies; Lisa Jackson (Illustrator)

Scholastic, Hardcover, 9780545134033, 118pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2009

Remember how to play your favorite games from yesterday
This terrific compendium includes traditional indoor and outdoor games that have been enjoyed by generations of children and their parents before them. Full instructions are included for each game, so learning and relearning your favorites is easy and fun Remember how to play:
Spooky games like Wink Murder.
Classic games like jacks, marbles, and hopscotch.
Outdoor games like Capture the Flag and Hide and Seek.
Card games like gin rummy... and many more

About the Author

Lisa Jackson is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy books including romantic suspense, thrillers and contemporary and historical romances. She is a recipient of the RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Award and has also been honored with their Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense. Born in Oregon, she continues to make her home among family, friends and dogs in the Pacific Northwest. Visit her at