Chambers Card Games for Families explains how to play more than 50 family card games. Ranging from slap-jack and snap to patience and pontoon, the 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, Chambers Card Games for Families is the essential companion for hours of family fun.
Peter Arnold is an author and editor, most of whose 50 or so books concern sports and games. He has written histories and encyclopedias of boxing, cricket, football and the Olympic Games, and wrote the official FIFA guide to the 1994 Football World Cup in the USA. He has also worked as editor and main contributor of part-works on boxing and football, and has ghost-written instruction books for a West Indian Test fast bowler and a Canadian world snooker champion. Peter devised some of the mental games for the television series The Crystal Maze. Several of his books are on table games, including some on individual card games, and he has written three books on gambling, one of which was described by a New York author as
the best history of gambling. Many of his books have been published in the USA and in foreign-language editions.