Tag, Toss & Run

Tag, Toss & Run

40 Classic Lawn Games

By Paul Tukey; Victoria Rowell

Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781603425605, 207pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2012

Rediscover the pleasure of family lawn games with this guide to 40 time-tested favorites--from classics like capture the flag, croquet, badminton, and bocce to the lesser-known Cherokee marbles, cornhole, and Kubb. The authors offer a quick overview of the basic structure of each game, as well as strategies for playing and tips for creating fun variations. "Tag, Toss & Run "is proof that the best games don't come from a store.

About the Author
Paul Tukey is the co-author of "Tag, Toss & Run" with Victoria Rowell, and the author of "The Organic Lawn Care Manual". He is the national spokesperson for SafeLawns, a nonprofit advocacy group for chemical-free lawn care. He was formerly host of "People, Places, and Plants" on HGTV and is an award-winning film producer. He and his family enjoy playing lawn games in their yard in Rhode Island.

At age eight, Victoria Rowell won a Ford Foundation grant to study ballet and later went on to train and dance professionally under the auspices of the American Ballet Theatre, Twyla Tharp Workshop, and the Juilliard School before becoming an actress. She is the founder of the Rowell Foster Children Positive Plan, which provides scholarships in the arts and education to foster youth, and serves as national spokesperson for the Annie E. Casey Foundation/Casey Family Services. Rowell is an award-winning actress and veteran of many acclaimed feature films and several television series, including eight seasons on Diagnosis Murder, and has starred for the past thirteen years as Drucilla Winters on CBS's #1 daytime drama The Young and the Restless.