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Kids' Book of Chess/Book and Kids' Chess Set (Paperback) (Harvey Kidder)

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Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense.Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.
Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense.

Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.
Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Games + Activities / Board Games
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Harvey Kidder
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2008
TCIN: 12012001
UPC: 9780894807671
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-7146
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My 7 year old and 5 year old just started playing and this set is great because it shows on the board how each piece moves. The book is simple and gives a history of chess and sample strategies to the game. Great for the price too.
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