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Authors Card Game (Authors & More Series)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    Learning While Having Fun

    Played this card game as child and still great game to give as stocking stuffer to grandchild who is beginnning to learn the classic stories.

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  • Posted April 14, 2012

    too small

    This is not like the old version; the words are very small to read, and they are integrated with normal face cards, but the face card symbols are also smaller than normal.

    We got rid of ours

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  • Posted February 7, 2010

    Educational made fun

    The "Authors" card game is a good way to learn the names of some of the best classical novels and their authors. Each player must accumulate a set of 4 titles by the same author. This game should be played with a minimum of three players in order to challenge the memory a bit as to who has which card when you are looking for a match. "Authors" is an excellent way for children to learn names of books and become familiar with author's names. The game can stimulate interest in all ages to actually read the book, and the game is also great for adults to exercise memory skills for remembering who has which desirable card.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Pretty simple game but fun for children and adults alike

    I remember buying the Victorian "classic" AUTHORS CARD GAME years ago in Woolworth's, right next to the "Little Golden Books" and the parakeets! The expanded AUTHORS & MORE series of educational games is based upon the original from Parker Brothers. This series now has other card games like "American Authors", "American Women Authors", "Children's Authors", "Classical & Romantic Composers", "Explorers", "Inventors", "Pioneers in Medicine" and "Scientists". Other than the original, I haven't been able to find the AUTHORS & MORE games in stock at my local Barnes & Noble bookstore. At least they sell them on the internet! Depending on one's interest, these are ALL great games for sharpening one's appreciation for the field in question. It's a pretty simple game to play, but is still fun for children and adults alike. The cards don't wear out either, which is more than I can say for the AUTHORS game I bought at Woolworths!

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  • Posted April 20, 2009

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    International Authors

    The Author's card game has been my favorite card game since I was a child and played with my mother's original deck. This new version is almost the same (except for the disappointing replacement of Rudyard Kipling with William Makepeace Thackery), even including the same scene on the back of the cards. My family plays with slightly different rules, starting with 7 cards rather than 4, but otherwise the game is the same. I highly recommend this game as a way to learn classical authors and excellent literature.

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