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101 Family Vacation Games
About the Author
Shando Varda is a lifelong game-player who has taught and researched games for the last twenty years. In particular he has studied play in families and its many essential and enriching qualities. As part of his research process, he has played with babies, children, teenagers, adults, and senior citizens. From this rich and enjoyable experience, he has come to see the role and value game playing brings to our everyday lives— whatever people’s age. He has two daughters and lives in Bristol, England.
Family Vacation Games
Have Fun while Traveling, Camping or Celebrating at Home
Illustrations by Valerie James
A Hunter House
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Copyright © 2007 by Shando Varda First published as Family Holiday Games in the United Kingdom in 2003 by Games of Life. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or introduced into any information storage and retrieval system without the written permission of the copyright owner and the publisher of this book. Brief quotations may be used in reviews prepared for inclusion in a magazine, newspaper, or for broadcast. For further information please contact: Hunter House Inc., Publishers PO Box 2914 Alameda CA 94501-0914
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Varda, Shando. 101 family vacation games : have fun while traveling, camping or celebrating at home / Shando Varda ; illustrations by Valerie James.— 1st ed. p. cm. Previously published under title: Family holiday games. Summary: “Includes games new and old and from all around the world for parents to explore with their families and engage their children in a positive and fun-filled way. For families with children ages 4 and up”—Provided by publisher. Includes index. ISBN-13: 978-0-89793-462-6 (pbk.) ISBN-10: 0-89793-462-8 (pbk.) ISBN-13: 978-0-89793-466-4 (spiral bound) ISBN-10: 0-89793-466-0 (spiral bound) 1. Family recreation. 2. Games for travelers. I. Title: One hundred one vacation games. II. Title: One hundred and one vacation games. III. James, Valerie. IV. Varda, Shando. Family holiday games. V. Title. GV182.8.V37 2005 790.1’91—dc22 2005014038
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