This book is bursting with games of logic and memory, wordplay, card games, role-play, and rough and tumble.Not a single game requires equipment that you won’t find in your average home: a pack of cards, a dictionary, an hourglass, dice, paper and pen.
‘In this day and age, it's hard to prise the kids away from their electronic equipment (TV, computers, game consoles and on the list goes), not to mention you, the parent from your chores.
But this little corker of a book should help you out.
Yes, I know that the show is comedy and Eve Arden did such an admirable job with her excellent diction in portraying a high school English teacher.
Since when does the principal's child attend the same school where he is an administrator? The directions should have been stated in a foreign language.
Parlour Games for Modern Families will be an invaluable resource book for rainy days, heat-wave days, impossibly windy days, and all Melbourne's usual weather surprises.
It's a book that every family should own.’ ‘This will take you back.
Her first novel, The Rainy Season, was shortlisted for the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature.
She lives in Melbourne with her family and always carries a pack of cards.
Written by two mothers, it's packed full of fabulous games that families used to play years ago ...