Dominoes Around the World

Dominoes Around the World

by Mary D. Lankford


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Dominoes Around the World by Mary D. Lankford

From King Tutankhamen to children today, millions of people have enjoyed the game of dominoes. Here is a clear and lively explanation of domino basics, along with versions of the game from countries as diverse as Mexico, Vietnam, and France.

Using both extensive research and primary sources, Mary D. Lankford has assembled a collection of domino games—including Blind Hughie, Matador, and Maltese Cross—from all around the world. She also provides challenging domino puzzles and an entertaining game of solitaire dominoes.

With Karen Dugan's warm illustrations, Dominoes Around the World offers hours of fun as well as an active way to bring other cultures to life. You can improve your memory and math skills by playing dominoes, but the best reason to play this games is to have fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688140526
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 6 Years

About the Author

Mary D. Lankford was the director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award. Her informational books for children include Christmas USA, Christmas Around the World, and Jacks Around the World.

Karen Dugan received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Parsons School of Design. Her artwork has been called "warm" (ALA Booklist) and "vibrant" (The Horn Book) and has appeared in publications such as Cricket magazine. Books she has illustrated include Mr. Tuggle's Troubles and Mary D. Lankford's Christmas USA. She lives in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.

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