Chronicle Books Ultimate Book of Card Games

Classic and comprehensive, this guide to over 350 games is sure to appeal to all ages. From Bridge to Poker and Solitaireto Hearts, card games are a beloved source of entertainment and competition (and they are recession proof!). Thisauthor...itative book is ideal for every household, college dorm, family cabin, or neighborhood bar that has a pack of cards. Designed in the style of the popular Ultimate Bar Book, this essential resource provides the rules to dozensof variations of your favorite games, and a few you've probably never heard of (Bezique, anyone?). With simple instructions and clear illustrations to guide the way, this volume will be a welcome addition to any gamer's library. Read More

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Packed with fun and fascinating facts, this card deck turns the world of bugs into games for your brain! Play creepy-crawly versio...ns of Crazy Eights, Gin Rummy, Go Fish, Solitaire and Concentration, as you learn all about some of the coolest creatures that ever walked the earth. Read More

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This fact-filled deck makes learning fun! Now with more than 250,000 decks sold, the popular Games for Your Brain series has fille...d many young minds with fascinating facts and trivia. Kids can play a variety of card games, read the facts for fun, astound family and friends with impressive new knowledge, or even use the cards as a research method for school reports. And with their handy compact size, these cards make a terrific travel game for families on the go. Read More

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Prada shirt or Paul Smith blazer— Hermès tie or Armani suit—which has the most timeless appeal? How about their boardroom kudos? O...r their seduction factor? These trump cards allow menswear aficionados of all ages to play iconic designers, clothes, and accessories off against each other to discover who’s winning the style wars. Read More

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Piet Mondrian or Andy Warhol — Damien Hirst or Banksy — whose artworks have been the most influential? The most shocking? The most... expensive? How about their versatility or critical reception? These playing cards allow art lovers of all ages to play their favorite artists against each other to discover who rules the art world. Read More

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Fixie or Brompton–Pinarello racer or Mongoose BMX–which is the fastest? The most expensive? How about their ride-by kudos, or thei...r crash survival rate? These playing cards allow bike lovers of all ages to play iconic makes and models off against each other to discover who’s got the best set of wheels. Read More

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